IPL is not suitable for everyone. It is most effective on light to medium skin tones with hair ranging from dark blonde to dark brown or black. The device is not effective on very blonde, red, grey or white hair.
IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light. Philips Lumea applies gentle pulses of light to the hair root, putting the follicle into a resting phase. As a consequence, the amount of hair your body grows gradually decreases. Repeating the treatment leaves your skin beautifully hair free and touchably smooth. Treatment to prevent hair regrowth is safe and gentle, even on sensitive areas. Philips Lumea is clinically tested and developed with dermatologists for easy and effective treatment, from the comfort of your own home.
Philips Lumea Advanced works effectively, easily and safely on a wide variety of hair and skin types. It works on naturally dark blonde, brown and black hair and on skin tones from very white to dark brown. As with other IPL-based treatments, Philips Lumea cannot be used to treat white/grey, light blonde or red hair and is not suitable for very dark skin. This is due to the high contrast required between the pigment in the hair colour and the pigment in the skin tone.
The integrated skin tone sensor measures the treated skin complexion at the beginning of each session and occasionally during the session. If it detects a skin tone that is too dark for this product, it will automatically stop emitting pulses.
Use with confidence to remove hair on face (upper lip, chin and sideburns) and body parts including legs, underarm, bikini area, stomach and arms.
Big treatment window for fast application on large areas like legs.
With the additional integrated light filter, it can be used for safe treatment of facial hair on the upper lip, chin, cheeks and other sensitive areas. A bikini area attachment is also included for effective treatment of bikini hair. Hair in this area tends to be typically stronger and thicker than leg hair.
-Body attachment (4 cm2) For use below the neckline
-Face attachment (2 cm2) For use below the eyes
-Bikini area attachment (2 cm2) Special treatment bikini hair
Safety and adjustable settings
-Integrated UV filter: Protects skin from UV light
-5 light energy settings: Adjustable to your skin type
-Integrated safety system: Prevent unintentional flashing
-Skin Tone sensor: Detects your skin tone
-Voltage - 100-240 V
-Corded use -Yes
This Special edition also includes a satin compact pen trimmer for your complete beauty routine.
Do not use IPL if you suffer from any of the diseases listed below:
-If you have a skin disease such as active skin cancer, you have a history of skin cancer or any other localised cancer in the areas to be treated.
-If you have a history of vascular disorder, such as the presence of varicose veins or vascular ectasia in the areas to be treated.
-If your skin is sensitive to light and easily develops a rash or an allergic reaction.
-If you have infections, eczema, burns, inflammation of hair follicles, open lacerations, abrasions, herpes simplex, wounds or lesions and haematomas in the areas to be treated.
-If you have diabetes, lupus erythematodes, porphyria or congestive heart disease.
Never use the device on the following areas:
-On warts, tattoos or permanent make-up. This can result in a burn and a change in skin colour.
Please note: This list is not exhaustive. If you are not sure whether you can use the device, we advise you to consult a doctor
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