Hyper-keratanization – the excess shedding of skin cells into the hair shaft.
Overproduction of sebum (a natural skin lubricant).
P. Acne enzymes, present in all hair shafts and active in oxygen free environments.
As part of the metabolism process, P.Acnes enzymes secrete a pigment called Porphyrin, which is the by-product of P. Acne bacteria and the target chromophore for the destruction of bacterium in phototherapy based Acne treatments.
IPL Therapy can not be used to treat darker skin types. Please call us if you have questions on whether or not IPL Therapy is appropriate for your skin type.