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Suffering From Adult Acne? Try This Treatment!

Are you wondering how to care for adult acne? Try IPL Photofacial at Biolite to address the root cause of adult acne and bid them goodbye forever. 

If you got out of puberty unscathed by acne, adult acne could be extra frustrating. While waking up with breakouts when you are a grown-up isn’t exactly fun, it is a prevalent skin condition. Acne among adult women has increased dramatically in recent years due to factors like stress, hormonal imbalance, birth control and unhealthy eating habits. But how can we get rid of these angry and painful bumps? Fortunately, there are a lot of options on the market for treating even the most stubborn and severe adult acne. We strongly recommend IPL Photofacial at Biolite as it effectively treats and prevents adult acne. 

What is IPL Photofacial?

IPL Photofacial, short for Intense Pulsed Light, is a non-invasive solution that uses light to address and prevent adult acne without medications. Since it uses a range of wavelengths, IPL Photofacial has the ability to tackle multiple skin concerns like sun damage, wrinkles, acne scars, stretch marks, age spots, freckles, pigmentation and hair on your face, neck, back, chest, legs, underarms or bikini line.

How does IPL Photofacial treat adult acne?

IPL Photofacial uses the body's natural healing processes to produce noticeable changes in the targeted area. Laser technology delivers quick bursts of intense light to the targeted area. When the pulses come in contact with the skin, the energy is absorbed by pigment cells and converted into heat. This heat triggers a biochemical response that kills the acne-causing bacteria within the pores. It also boosts your skin's natural healing processes and stimulates collagen production, thus preventing acne scars. But what makes it better than other adult acne treatments? IPL Photofacial, unlike many other laser treatments, is a very safe technique. Instead of a single light wavelength, IPL treatment emits a series of different pulsed light wavelengths, akin to a camera flash. As a result, the pulses are less focused and more scattered than the conventional laser devices. Scattered intense pulsed light can reach deeper layers of the skin without damaging the top layer.

Is there any downtime?

Since IPL Photofacial causes minimal damage to the top layer of the skin, the recovery is quick. This non-invasive adult acne treatment does not require any downtime. You can immediately return to your daily activities after the facial. However, following each treatment, patients experience a minor sunburn on the treated area. It can last anywhere from four to six hours.

Does IPL Photofacial have any side effects?

IPL Photofacial is a quick and safe treatment option for adult acne. However, you may experience discomfort. During the procedure, some individuals report mild discomfort, similar to the sensation of a rubber band lightly snapping on their skin. You may also experience a few side effects like: 

  • Mild redness
  • Swelling
  • Skin sensitivity
  • Bruising
  • Blistering
  • Change in skin color
  • Infection

Does IPL Photofacial give immediate results?

While IPL Photofacial can cause significantly reduce your adult acne, the results are not visible immediately. You can expect to see some improvements after your first session, but the best results are visible after two to three months following the final session.

Where to get IPL Photofacial?

IPL Photofacial at Biolite can address your adult acne and improve the overall health of your skin. For best results, we recommend a combination of SilkPeel Dermalinfusion, manual extraction and IPL Photofacial

If you wish to know more about the benefits of IPL Photofacial for adult acne, book a consultation with us today. You can speak to us on +971 4 346 6641, email on, or schedule an appointment here.

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