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Cryowave was designed with an integrated Cryotherapy Cooler to eliminate pain and discomfort. CRYO-IPL Hair Removal: IPL is the leading treatment in removing unwanted body hair on large areas of the body, but practically pain free. The difference with the Cryowave is that it uses a integrated cooler to eliminate pain and discomfort.

What areas can be treated?

IPL can permanently remove unwanted body hair using intense concentrated light energy. The photo epilation light is a kind of daylight simulation that is artificially obtained as a result of feeding a high voltage to flash lamps containing xenon gas. The filter on the crystal at the tip of the handpiece filters the UV (Ultra Violet) and IR (Infrared) waves and allows the 640 nm wavelength light to penetrate into the skin’s lower layers, which will penetrate the hair root. The wavelength of the light selected for the epilating process has the property of being absorbed by the pigment called dark melanin. The light of a certain wavelength that is transmitted passes through the skin’s upper layer, reaches the hair root and is absorbed by the melanin pigment, which gives the root colour. The abstained energy raises the heat in the hair root and, after this, the hair root is destroyed by the warming.


Does it cause infertility or cancer?

Photo epilation is a form of treatment for skin and hair. The light energy used when the process is being performed reaches up to the layer where the roots are present in the skin. It is not possible for the light to reach deeper layers of tissues and organs. For this reason, there is no systemic side effect. It does not harm internal organs. Similarly, the ovaries are located deep under the skin, and it is not possible for this light system to
reach the egg.

Is the treatment permanent?

Epilation treatments made with the right system and doses are permanent. Diseases leading to hormonal disturbances, such as drugs that trigger hair growth, can cause hair to regrow. Before starting treatment, clients should be investigated for any medical issues that would jeopardize the treatment. Clients with menstrual irregularities should be guided to a physician in order to perform the necessary examinations.

Who should not have the treatment?

Pregnant women and breastfeeding. Photo epilation has not been proven to be any harm, but it is not advisable to do photo-epilation during pregnancy. If the recipient encounters a pregnancy during the course of sessions, the process is interrupted and the services are postponed until after birth. If the Photo epilation is not recommended for
people under 16 years of age because the adolescence process continues even though there is no harm. If the hair formation is complete (all body regions have become hairs and have entered the menstruation period), those in this age can be processed.

People with Cardiac pacemakers, or epilepsy should not be considered for photo epilation. The light emitted during the session, can trigger a possible epileptic episode. In patients with cardiac palsy, sensitivity to electromagnetics and electronic devices is a concern, which can lead to heart rhythm disturbances.

People with Vitiligo should not be treated with photo epilation. The disease occurs when the underlying melanocytes (the cell that produces the melanin) are damaged. Since the procedure is also melanin-based, epilation services should not be provided to prevent the disease from progressing.

Who should extra caution be taken with?

When treating people with tattoos and warts. Moles, tattoos and warts should be covered with a white marker pen and treatment should be done in the Surrounding areas. Moles and tattoos are dense parts in terms of color content, light can cause destruction in the area. When treating clients with metal prosthesis they can be treated but, direct shots on the area where the prosthesis is located should be avoided. Cortisone increases hair growth in the body and thus increases the number of treatments. This should be clearly explained to the client and then taken into consideration with the epilation process.

Does certain medication affect the treatment?

Clients who use active ingredients that increase the sensitivity of the light such as tetracycline groups, retinoid, azelaic acid, phenothiazine, thiazideuretics, sulfanilide, sulfonimide, fluorouracil, AHA or BHA should stop using the medicine 1 week before starting to receive epilation services.

Clients using antidepressants, a controlled procedure should be taken. Since antidepressants increase the pain threshold, pain perception during
epilation is changed from the reference level by your therapist and causes improper administration. While determining the optimum energy value for the epilating, the appropriate joule value should be found by making small increases. Clients with high fever should be avoided. Because the client’s body temperature is high due to his / her illness, the treatment should be postponed after the treatment because it will increase the body temperature. If in any doubt please refer to your GP for a consent for IPL treatments.

Stages of Hair Growth


Anagen: is the active growth phase of hair follicles during which the root of the hair is dividing rapidly, adding to the hair shaft. This is the stage where the hair needs to be for treatment to be effective as we do not know what stage the follicle is in, results vary that’s why more treatment may be needed, as the hair needs to in in anagen growth stage for IPL to work.


Catagen Phase: is the transition to the resting phase of hair. Activation of living cells in the root slows down, their structure changes. The process takes 2-3 weeks on average. If the hair is removed at this stage, the anagen phase begins again.


Telogen: is the stage where the hair growth has stopped. It lasts about 2 months. The hair falls off at this stage. That is, while the formation of new hair begins in the root, the hair on the telogen stage is also thrown out of the body.

We will treat your hair during the Anagen phase. A Patch test is required 48 hours before your to check for late reactions

Post Treatment Recommendations

1. Please avoid direct sunlight and if exposed, use sunblock SPF 30-50 regularly until next session. If there is irritation, then apply every 2 hours as long as post treatment irritation persists. Contact us if it persists.
2. Avoid use of deodorants or fragrance on treated areas as long as skin is sensitive or fragile.
3. No makeup or any other skin products for 48 hours. If you must wear makeup, it must be mineral based.
4. Avoid hot baths, showers, saunas, hot tubs etc. for 48hours.
5. Maintain hydration of the skin.
6. Between sessions, no mechanical trimming (waxing, tweezers, electrolysis, and electric epilator) allowed.
7. Razors, scissors or depilatory creams are tolerated.
8. Any adverse reactions. Please contact us and consult your GP.

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