Lynton IPL Hair Removal

Treatments that offer you a safe, long-term solution to unwanted, excess hair.
Why live with unwanted hair? At Positive Skin, we offer LUMINA (Intense Pulsed Light) treatments which offer a safe, long-term solution to unwanted, excess hair for both men and women.

Treatment is suitable for your face and body, is quick and you'll see results after just a few sessions.

A course of treatments is usually suggested at 4 - 8 weekly intervals to follow the hair growth cycle. Treatment will leave your skin feeling smooth, soft and free from painful in-growing hairs.

We also offer IPL payment plans, to help spread the cost of these treatments for a regular monthly payment.

This treatment is for you if:

• Unwanted facial hair is affecting your self confidence
• In growing hairs are causing concern
• You desire long-lasting hair removal

Why choose Positive Skin Clinic?

picture of positive skin lynton lumina IPL machine
Positive Skin Clinic uses unrivalled, specialist equipment supplied by the UK’s No.1 manufacturer – Lynton Lasers. Medically CE marked and favoured by medical practitioners in the NHS, the LUMINA provides dramatic results for various skin concerns.

All staff have received in-depth, comprehensive training, covering the key fundamentals of laser & IPL, and most importantly: how to achieve highly clinically effective results, whist keeping our clients safety as the primary objective.

How does light assisted hair removal work?

Light is selectively absorbed by melanin, the pigment in the hair follicle. The light energy heats the pigment and effectively destroys the hair follicle without damaging the surrounding cells.

How is treatment carried out?

The Intense Pulsed Light is placed on the skin and a short pulse of light is released, which targets many follicles simultaneously. The applicator is then moved to the neighbouring area of skin and the process is repeated until the entire area is treated.
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Look at the results that you can achieve!

Lynton ipl hair removal back treatment before 2 sessions at positive skin radstock near bath
Before
Lynton ipl hair removal back treatment before 2 sessions at positive skin radstock near bath
After just 2 treatments

Laser / IPL hair removal of back hair

These are the results of our Lynton Lumina hair removal treatments on a gentleman to remove excessive back hair and is still ongoing, but these are the results from just 2 treatments so far.

To ensure the optimum results possible a full course of 8 treatments are required and once complete a maintenance treatment will be required every 4 - 6 months to maintain the results.
Lynton ipl hair removal back treatment before 2 sessions at positive skin radstock near bath
Before
Lynton ipl hair removal back treatment before 2 sessions at positive skin radstock near bath
After just 3 treatments

Laser / IPL hair removal of underarm hair

How great would it be, to never have to shave or wax your underarms again? no more painful ingrown hairs or rashes?

Well this is possible with IPL hair removal and here are the results so far with this lady having 3 treatments so far on her underarms and she is over the moon with the results so far and can't wait to complete the full course of 8 treatments and enjoy the freedom of not having to deal with underarm hair again!

How much does it cost?

Payments to suit you

We offer a tiered system to suit the body areas you wish to have hair removal carried out. The tiers run from 1 through 7 and covers all areas of the body. A full course of 8 treatments is needed to see the full benefit.

Many of our clients choose to spread the cost over 12 months by joining our IPL payment plans, which allows easy payment of the treatments through a regular monthly payment. 

Tier 1

Per treatment (Forehead, Cheeks, Side of Face, Upper Lip, Chin, Nipples, Stomach Line) 
£50

Tier 2

Per treatment (Upper Lip & Chin, Front of Neck, Shoulders, Back of Neck, Underarms, Hands & Fingers, Feet & Toes)
£80

Tier 3

Per treatment (Full Face, Full Neck, Lower Back, Upper Back, Chest, Half Arms, Standard Bikini, Abdomen)
£110

Tier 4

Per treatment (Full Arms, Shoulders & Upper Back, Brazilian, Buttocks)
£130

Tier 5

Per treatment (Chest & Abdomen, Full Back, Hollywood, Upper Legs exc Knee, Lower Leg Inc Knee)
£160

Tier 6

Per treatment (Full Legs, Upper Leg & Brazilian Bikini)
£230

Tier 7

Per treatment (Full Torso, Full Leg & Bikini)
£260

IPL payment plans

Spread the cost of your treatments through a regular monthly payment over a year, starting from just 
From
£55 per month

Frequently asked questions

Does it hurt?

Treatment sensation varies depending on your pain threshold, but is often described as “a flick of an elastic band” and is perfectly acceptable by most people.  A cooling gel is applied prior to the area being treated, which helps reduce the sensation of heat.

How many treatments will I need?

The treatment requires the hair to be in the growing phase of its cycle which normally occurs every 4 weeks, this makes it necessary to have a full course of 8 treatments spaced out every 4-6 weeks to ensure all hairs in the area are targeted in the growing stage.

Once a course is completed, in order to maintain the results a maintenance session is required every 6 months.

Am I suitable for the treatment?

Most people are suitable for treatment. Best results are often achieved with clients who have fair skin and dark hair. Dark hair is more easily treated as it has a high concentration of melanin. 

Fair hair however, contains less melanin and is harder to treat. This is why we ask for your hair colour to ascertain if the treatment will be successful for you. 

Grey/white hair has no melanin so is not suitable for treatment. 

Where treatment by IPL is not suitable for you, we can recommend Electrolysis hair removal which works with all hair and skin colours.

How long does the hair have to be?

The hair can be kept however you want in between treatments so long as only shaving is used and can be close shaved before the treatment session.

What can I do with the hair in between treatments?

The hair must not leave the hair follicle unless with IPL. In between treatments cutting or shaving is recommended. You must not wax or tweeze, this can hinder the treatments and it can take longer for the hair to go.

Can you guarantee 100% that you can get rid of all hair?

No-one can ever give you a 100% guarantee that no hair regrowth will occur following IPL. We would advise caution before using any clinic that claims otherwise. However we stand behind our experience of permanently reducing the hairs we treat.

What will I see after the treatment?

The hair follicles are damaged by heat but the hairs remain in the follicles. The dead hairs shed after 1 – 3 weeks as the epidermis renews. During this period the hairs will seem to ‘grow’ as they are pushed out by the new epidermis.

Are there any side effects?

The skin may be red immediately after treatment and the hair follicles may be swollen and bumpy but this usually subsides within a few hours. 

Adverse reactions are rare but may include a small blister or temporary lightening or darkening of the skin.

How long does each treatment take?

Treatments can take as little as 10 minutes to an hour, depending on the size of the treatment area.

Consultation procedure

Before your treatment can commence, we'll have a thorough consultation together, in which your medical history is taken to confirm suitability for your treatment and your chance for any questions that you may have to be answered. Before your treatment begins you must also provide written consent and a small test patch will be carried out, for your safety.
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