IPL Photofacial

Skin rejuvenation through Intense Pulsed Light laser

Challenges Addressed


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The Beauty of it

  • Treatment sheds the outermost layer of skin, including surface-level blemishes and sunspots
  • Photofacials are quick, simple procedures
  • Effects can last several months
  • Included in The Hudson Membership*


Also called a “photofacial,” IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light, which is a type of dermal photorejuvenation administered via a device similar to a laser in order to remove pigment-related skin concerns. Whether you’d like to remove hyper or irregular pigmentation, sun damage, freckles, liver spots, melasma, spider veins, rosacea, or broken capillaries, IPL uses targeted light therapy to heat and break up pigmentation, which is then eliminated through the body’s lymphatic system.

Your body may take a month or more to process the pigment, as the discoloration rises to the surface then flakes off or fades away. This means multiple treatments over a period of months are necessary in order to achieve ideal results. In between treatments, it is imperative that you avoid sun exposure.

IPL is commonly used on the face to rejuvenate the skin, but it can used anywhere where you experience discoloration including the neck, chest, arms and hands. It can also be used as a targeted treatment for smaller areas.

Where can it be used?

Lumecca Laser Pigment Removal can be used on the face or body to address discoloration, hyperpigmentation, rosacea, melasma, age spots, sun spots, fine lines, wrinkles, scars, hollow eyes, dark undereye circles, angiomas, and freckles, as well as vascular lesions, such as spider veins, port wine stains, and leg telangiectasias.


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3 Pack
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3 Pack
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Face, Hands, Arms, Neck
Chest, Face + Neck, Hands + Arms
Face + Neck + Chest

Is it Right for Me?

IPL photofacials may be a good option if you want to minimize visible signs of facial aging, resulting in firmer, clearer, and more youthful-looking skin.


Yes, this non-invasive procedure is FDA approved. However, please note that IPL cannot be performed on sunburned skin. In order to provide you with the safest procedure, you should avoid sun exposure in the two weeks leading up to your appointment.

You will see results within a few weeks after your first treatment, and increasing from there. Most patients see photo rejuvenation with just two or three treatments. As many pigment-related skin concerns will resurface, especially after sun exposure, we recommend avoiding sunlight, using a high-quality SPF, and scheduling yearly treatments for maintenance.

There is no recovery period; you may return to work or resume your day as you normally would, although your skin may be slightly red for a period after the procedure.

You may feel an uncomfortable sensation, like light pinching or zapping. For first-timers or those concerned about the sensation, a topical numbing cream can be applied prior to the treatment.

To prepare for a safe and successful photofacial, we advise protecting your skin from direct sun exposure before and after the procedure. Arrive for your IPL photofacial an hour early to receive a topical numbing cream, if desired.

The Perfect Companion

Products and services that pair perfectly with IPL Photofacial

We often recommend that clients who get a photofacial schedule a HydraFacial about a week later, washing away dead skin cells shed through the photofacial treatment. We also recommend high-quality skincare products such as:

  • BOTOX® & Alternative Wrinkle Relaxers
  • Dermaplaning
  • Premier Hydrafacial
  • SkinBetter Science Even Tone Correcting Serum
  • SkinCeuticals® Metacell Renewal B3
  • SkinCeuticals® Daily Brightening UV Defense