Case Study 001: Pigmentation & IPL | Gee Beauty

Case Study 001: Pigmentation & IPL

In our first case study on The Gee Edit Blog, Anna Perez and Jessica Torres have presented the incredible results after 2 IPL treatments to address pigmentation in the skin. Anna and Jessica are the Medi-Beauty Managers at Gee Beauty and the duo behind @skinbosses. Anna and Jessica have a combined 20+ years experience as professional experts in the medical beauty world, and have been the creative and innovative force behind Gee Beauty’s Medi-Beauty Department. Along with their passion for high-tech facial treatments our Medi-Beauty Managers have extensive knowledge on each product retailed at Gee Beauty to best support your skincare goals in combination with our customized skin treatments.

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Client Concern: Pigmentation in the form of freckling on the skin due to sun exposure.

Name Of Treatment: IPL (Intense Pulse Light) also known as Photo Facial.

Treatment Performed By: Jessica Torres recommended IPL after completing a Visia Consultation which determined the depth of the pigmentation. The Visia is a photo-imaging machine that is a very important process as it shows what is beneath the surface of the skin. In this case it has exposed the years of sun damage that is not visible to the naked eye.

Number Of Treatments: We recommend starting with a series of 6 treatments spaced 2-4 weeks apart. The best part about IPL is that it requires zero downtime. However, since the process of IPL is to lift pigmentation to the surface of the skin, pigmented darkening that resemble coffee grinds may come to the surface. This process will take 7-12 days for the cells to turn over and flake off.  

Notes: Following IPL treatments it is important to continue protecting your skin from the sun. We recommend a vitamin C serum like C E Ferulic and SPF during the daytime to continue to protect the skin.

Client Notes: Our client felt a bit dry during the course of her treatments so to keep her skin hydrated we recommend a Hyaluronic Acid serum at nighttime layered with a face cream. After day 5 our client was able to use the Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Ultra Gentle Peel Pads to gently exfoliate and aid in cell turnover.

“I noticed a significant difference after just 1 treatment - my pigmentation diminished and my skin overall was brighter and tighter!” - My Ciafaloni

For more behind the scenes #FromTheTreatmentRoom, following Anna Perez & Jessica Torres on Instagram @skinbosses! For a full list of our treatments, click here. For help deciding which treatment is right for you, or to book an appointment in one of our studios, please reach out to our Beauty Concierge!

Posted by Mary Ross