One, Three, or Five Photofacials at Pro Med Spa (Up to 63% Off)

Oakville

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C$375 60% C$226
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In a Nutshell

Light-based resurfacing treatment sends LED and IPL pulses into the skin to treat broken capillaries, brown spots, and boost collagen growth

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 210 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Appointment required. 24-hour cancellation policy or $30 no show/rebooking fee may apply. Services must be used by the same person. Clients must compete services within 8 months of vouchers activation. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Three Options

  • C$55 for one photofacial (C$125 value)
  • C$149 for three photofacials (C$375 value)
  • C$275 for six photofacials (C$750 value)

IPL Therapy: Smoother Skin in a Flash

Intense pulsed light is not quite a laser and not quite an LED. Read on as Groupon sheds some light on what it can do for skin.

The solution to skin damaged by too much sunlight is often more light. Intense pulsed light, or IPL, is often used in photofacials to counteract brown spots, broken capillaries, and other types of skin discoloration. Its bursts of broad-spectrum light energy pass through the outer layers of the skin into the dermis, where their wavelengths are absorbed by melanin, tiny blood vessels, and other sources of irregular pigmentation. (Because the system decides what cells to destroy based on color, it may not be a good option for people with darker skin.) Unlike a cosmetic laser, which uses a single wavelength of light, each IPL treatment emits light at multiple wavelengths in order to simultaneously target a variety of dermatological complaints. It’s also slightly stronger than an LED photofacial, which won’t affect pigmentation and doesn’t involve as much heat.

Each IPL treatment usually takes about half an hour, and is performed with a small hand piece that a technician presses against the skin. The sessions can involve some discomfort; many patients describe the feeling as similar to the snap of a rubber band against the skin or, less frequently, the gentle nipping of baby hummingbirds. The technician may apply a cooling gel beforehand to counteract the accompanying sensation of heat, and many IPL hand pieces have cooling attachments as well.

Instead of discoloration, some IPL treatments target unwanted hair. In these cases, light energy from the hand piece is drawn to the melanin in the hair’s root. This creates a burst of heat that permanently disables any follicles that are in an active growth phase.

Customer Reviews

Very pleasant atmosphere
Nanci M. · May 12, 2016
This has been amazing...wonderful service; I always leave feeling relaxed and pampered. Jan
Jan W. · February 25, 2016
It was so lovely, more like a facial with IPL. I was very satisfied with the quality of service.
Nicola M. · August 31, 2015
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    Oakville

    407 Speers Rd

    Suite 204

    Oakville, ON L6K 3T5

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