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Are ipl hair removal safe

Is IPL hair removal safe?

One Glide™ Advanced IPL Laser Hair Removal Handset is safe and you can save time and money but what are the real pros and cons?

In the past IPL was a procedure only be available in the dermatologist’s office, but these days you can buy the revolutionary One Glide™ Advanced IPL Laser Hair Removal Handset small portable device to zap away hair yourself.

But before you kiss your razor goodbye, let's go into some detail on the Pros and Cons of At-Home IPL Laser Hair Removal.

IPL hair removal devices work by killing the hair follicle, since hair grows in cycles, the flashes can only damage the follicles during an active hair growth cycle. So it takes multiple treatments, about a month apart, to completely stop hair from regrowing. This is why the One Glide™ Advanced IPL Laser Hair Removal Handset reccommends treatments to be applied once a week, for a full period of 12 weeks

For some people, IPL hair removal is not entirely permanent. You might touch-ups to keep stray hairs from cropping up. This is totally normal as IPL similarly to laser is not a permanent hair removal solution.

Professional laser hair removal can cost hundred's per treatment, and it might take half a dozen sessions (or more) to knock out every follicle. So the One Glide™ Advanced IPL Laser Hair Removal Handset is a real money saver.

One Glide™ Advanced IPL Laser Hair Removal Handset is a great investment for just €109.99 EUR. 

Pros and cons

The device is obviously less powerful than the device you’ll find at the dermatologist’s office, due to the portability nature of the device for at home use. Altough this does not mean it won't do the intended job.

On the other hand these devices are safe for amateurs to use at home, so you don’t have to worry about singeing yourself in the name of smooth skin. (Still, make sure you follow the directions exactly as per the manual provided in the One Glide™ Advanced IPL Laser Hair Removal Handset box and in the website FAQ at

Over multiple sessions, you’ll reduce the amount of hair you see but as explained above you need to stick with the procedure do it multiple times and be consistent.


If you have the right hair and skin tones suggested, One Glide™ Advanced IPL Laser Hair Removal Handset is comletely safe as long as you follow all precautions in the manual and on the website.


Don't use it near your eyes and always use the protective glasses for the facial area.
Don't go over tattoos or pigmented areas, including moles.
Don't go directly on the genital area (but you can safely target the bikini line).

In the end we can conclude that this is totally safe as long as all precautions are taken. Just like any other object the safety of the device is dependent on how it use. Also regarding effectivness this has a very high effectiveness rate but in the end it depends from person to person due to complection, hair and follicle type and hair colour.

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