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IPL hair removal, treatment of the torso

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IPL hair removal, treatment of the torso

You may know it, that annoying tickling sensation after shaving. Just when you think your skin is smooth and perfect, it starts. Those endless itches and red bumps that are as irritating as a grain of sand in your sock. This is exactly the kind of hair removal woes we address with our powerful IPL hair removal treatment. Forget the daily shaving and the fight against stubble that stings. Choose the gentleness of IPL and say goodbye to itches and irritations. Time for a smooth start! You will soon be swim outfit ready again.

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) hair removal is the treatment for reducing unwanted hair growth on the torso. This method has been scientifically proven for this application and offers an effective and safe way to reduce hair growth long-term.

Available treatments:

In our clinic we offer various treatment options, adapted to the size of the skin area to be treated and your specific needs. Below you will find a detailed explanation of the options:

  1. Small treatment (S Hair Remove Body)
    • Armpits
    • Areolas
    • The hairy belly mark
    • Other small hair areas on the torso may also fall into this category, depending on your specific needs.
  2. Medium Major treatment (M Hair Remove Body)
    • Neck
    • Shoulders
    • Hair between the buttocks
    • Pilonidal Sinus (Hairy Nest Cyst): A medical condition in which inflammation and fistulas are caused by ingrown hairs. Permanently removing the hair at the source can prevent future infections.
  3. Great treatment (L Hair Remove Body)
    • Back
    • Belly
    • Chest
    • Buttocks
    • Shoulders
    • Bikini line and pubic area.
Treatment with IPL: safe and secure

IPL hair removal is an effective method of eliminating unwanted hair and offers a solution for both men and women who suffer from hair growth. This technique is known for its precision and long-lasting results, making it still a favorite choice for those aiming for smooth and hair-free skin. At Medicadermis we use a very powerful medical IPL system that is comparable in effectiveness to professional permanent hair removal lasers.

If you are considering permanently reducing your hair growth on your torso with IPL, it is important that your hair is dark enough. There are many hair removal providers who make attractive promises about permanent hair removal. However, no system can guarantee 100% hair removal. A realistic result is that 70% to 90% of the hair can be removed. In addition, hairs can grow back in the long term. This is because a percentage of hair follicles can recover and some of the hair follicles can be influenced by hormones, which can change fine hair into coarser hair. Interim maintenance is therefore wise to maintain the result. With the technologies we have today, we cannot tackle white, blonde or red hair. This is only possible with electric hair removal.

Your skin should not be sun-tanned before starting the treatment. These factors, both the color of your hair and the unique individual characteristics of your skin, influence the effectiveness of the treatment. By taking this into account, you increase the chance of a successful outcome. Before we start a hair removal treatment, we always carry out a thorough examination to give you the best advice about light and laser therapy. This preliminary research allows us to estimate how well the treatment suits your hair color, skin type and condition, so that you get the most benefit from the treatments.

Since approximately eight treatments (the current industry standard) are needed to achieve a good effect, it will be assessed after the fourth session of the IPL treatment whether the hair removal treatment is effective for you. This evaluation moment allows us to decide whether it is useful to continue the treatments or whether it is better to stop. This way we ensure that you invest in treatments that actually contribute to achieving your hair removal goals.

The benefits of IPL hair removal at a glance:

  • Safety and Comfort : A non-invasive method that provides a relatively comfortable experience,
  • Versatile and adaptable : IPL hair removal uses a broad spectrum of light waves that are absorbed by the melanin (skin pigment) in the hairs. This energy transforms into heat, which damages the hair follicles and over time reduces hair growth. The unique thing about IPL is its adaptability to various skin and hair types, making it a flexible choice for everyone.
  • Certainty : IPL treatment of the skin is harmless, provided it is carried out with the correct medically certified equipment and by a trained professional. The technology has been a proven treatment among medical specialists for decades. There are no indications of an increased risk of oncological consequences for the skin. The UV spectrum is absent in the flash of light.
IPL treatment: before and after


  • Avoid sunbathing : Make sure your skin is not sun-tanned before the treatment. A lighter skin color ensures a more effective treatment.
  • Shave the treatment area : Shave your torso one day before the treatment.
  • Avoid other hair removal methods : Avoid methods that pull hair from the follicle, such as waxing, plucking and depilatory cream, for 4 weeks prior to treatment.
  • Do not use certain products : avoid or take into account the use of products that make your skin more sensitive in the weeks before your treatment. This includes blood thinners, certain antibiotics, and products with retinoids or high concentrations of alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs). If you may already be taking blood thinners or antibiotics, consult your doctor and always inform the skin therapist. Sometimes it is wise to reschedule the appointment for a later time.


  • Sun protection : Protect your skin from the sun after treatment to minimize the risk of hyperpigmentation (dark discoloration).
  • Avoid heat : Stay away from hot showers, baths, and saunas immediately after treatment, do not exercise excessively immediately after treatment
  • Shaving between treatments : If you remove hair between treatments, choose shaving instead of waxing, plucking or using depilatory creams. These methods remove the hair at the root, which can negatively affect the effectiveness of the next hair removal session.
  • Hydrate your skin : Keep your skin supple and hydrated with a mild, moisturizing lotion.
Alternatives to IPL hair removal

In addition to IPL treatments, Medicadermis offers a range of additional treatment options to improve your skin condition, including:

Electric hair removal

Electric hair removal, also known as electrolysis, is a method in which a fine needle is inserted into each hair follicle. A small electrical current is passed through this needle which destroys the hair follicle, resulting in permanent hair removal. This method is very effective. One of the biggest benefits of electric hair removal is that it is suitable for all hair types and skin colors, including light-colored hair that IPL or laser treatments cannot detect.

Blend hair removal

Blend hair removal is an advanced form of electrolysis that combines both thermolysis (heat energy) and galvanic (chemical) current to destroy the hair follicle. This combination ensures a more efficient and often less painful treatment. The heat and chemical reaction effectively and permanently destroy the hair follicle. Similar to traditional electrolysis, blend hair removal is suitable for all hair types and skin colors and can be used on any area of ​​the body.

Comparison with IPL

While IPL is suitable for larger areas and can provide faster treatment, it has limitations regarding hair color and skin type, as previously mentioned. Electric and blend hair removal offer a universal solution, but are more time consuming as each hair follicle must be treated individually. Therefore very suitable after light or laser treatment in case lighter hairs remain.

With our extensive treatment options, Medicadermis is ready to answer your skin problem. But we understand that all the choices we offer online can be difficult. And that sometimes you just need advice in addition to the information we share online. Please feel free to contact us for a no-obligation consultation in the Medicadermis Skin Therapy practice with our skin therapist. But an accessible contact in the form of a free video consultation is of course also possible. Discover which treatment(s) best suits your needs. Get compliments with clear, even and firm skin . Enjoy minimal recovery time with lasting results.

With medicadermis you take good care of yourself

In the competitive market of beauty and skin treatments, it is crucial to find a trusted partner. One that not only excels in quality and service, but that also uses the best and proven technology. Because when it comes to your health and appearance, you shouldn't take risks. Medicadermis distinguishes itself through its dedication to high standards. Both in knowledge and skills and in the application of clinically proven equipment and medically certified treatments. You will not easily find hypes with a 'latest and greatest' promise at medicadermis, because it takes time before scientific evidence is available. Only then do we decide to offer something.

The reality of the beauty industry

The beauty industry is now flooded with all kinds of laser, IPL and other types of devices, many of which do not meet the quality requirements according to our Western medical standards. There is also often no scientific evidence for treatments. Variation in equipment, lack of basic dermatological knowledge, but also insufficient training and experience of the practitioner can lead to unsatisfactory results. Even to an increased risk of side effects or skin damage for the patient.

Feel beautiful and confident with the quality of medicadermis.

We go for the capital K when it comes to quality and work with, among others, the M22 Stellar from Lumenis. This system is used worldwide for its superior performance in hospitals and clinics by dermatologists. The M22 stands for reliable treatment for a range of skin treatments, including pigment spots. And finally, not unimportant: our equipment receives frequent technical maintenance. Because just as you cannot write sharply with a blunt pencil, an uncalibrated laser or used IPL tube is not effective.

Our skin therapist has years of experience, but continuously enriches her knowledge and skills with training and education. Our choice of equipment and expert care enable us to provide you with safe, proven effective and personalized treatments. Your (skin) needs are guaranteed to be in good hands at medicadermis.

Worthy of trust

Our commitment is not just to help you achieve your aesthetic goals. But we also give you peace of mind, because with medicadermis you know you are in the right place. We are not the cheapest, but we do offer the best price-quality. And you can trust that.

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Personal guidance disclaimer

A Fair Use Policy applies to personal guidance, including video calling, whereby medicadermis reserves the right to increase the number of contact moments at its own discretion in the event of excessive demand for support (i.e. a structurally higher number of contact requests than the average of our other clients). limit and communicate this unilaterally before doing so. If unexpected complications arise after the treatment, this reservation obviously does not apply.