Prep Your Skin For Your IPL With Lumecca Treatment!

IPL or Intense Pulsed Light is a popular skin rejuvenation treatment that uses intense light to target a variety of skin conditions such as sun damage, age spots, complexion and clarity of skin, and vascular lesions. Lumecca is a type of IPL that can provide visible results with just one treatment.

Keep reading and find out how you can best prepare your skin for the IPL with Lumecca treatment so you can get the best possible outcome.

7 Things to Do Before Your IPL With Lumecca Treatment

Here are the most effective ways to prep your skin for your IPL with Lumecca treatment:

1.Avoid Sun Exposure. Before your IPL treatment, it’s essential to avoid intentional tanning or time in the sun for at least four weeks. Sun exposure can cause skin damage and make your skin more sensitive to the IPL light.

Use a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 every day to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays.


2.Stay Away From Tanning Salons. Avoid tanning beds before your IPL treatment. Like dun exposure, these can cause skin damage and increase the risk of adverse reactions during the treatment.

Wait at least four weeks after a visit to the tanning salon before undergoing an IPL treatment.


3.Keep Your Skin Hydrated. Proper hydration is crucial to maintain healthy skin. Drink plenty of water before and after your IPL treatment to hydrate your skin. Moisturize your skin regularly to prevent dryness and improve skin elasticity.


4.Steer Clear of Skincare Products with Strong Active Ingredients. It’s best to stop using skincare products that contain harsh chemicals such as retinoids, alpha-hydroxy acids, and glycolic acids at least one week before your treatment. These products can cause skin sensitivity and compromise the results of your IPL treatment.


5.Inform Your Provider About Any Medications You Are Taking. Some medications can cause skin sensitivity and increase the risk of skin damage during an IPL treatment. You should disclose any medications you are taking during your consultation, including antibiotics, blood thinners, and acne medications.


6.Get Your Skin Evaluated Properly. If it’s your first time getting an IPL treatment, don’t skip the pre-treatment consultation. This allows your provider to assess your skin properly and determine if an IPL treatment is right for you.

They can also provide recommendations on how to further improve your skin’s health and appearance after your treatment.


7.Consider Multiple Sessions. While you can see visible results after one IPL with Lumecca treatment, multiple sessions provide even better results. Your provider can recommend the number of sessions you need to achieve your desired results.


The final result of an IPL with Lumecca treatment depends on several factors, including your skin condition, skin type, and the number of treatments you receive. It’s also essential to follow the pre-treatment instructions provided by your provider to ensure the best possible outcome.


  1. With proper preparation and aftercare, you can achieve improved skin and address vascular lesions and sun damage with Lumecca IPL treatment.

    If age spots, sun spots, vascular lesion and freckles are a big concern for you, or, if you are looking for more clarity in your complexion and glowing skin, visit us here at Uplift Aesthetics in Oakdale, MN.

  2. Let our highly trained providers assess if you’re a good candidate for an IPL-Lumecca treatment.

    Call us now and schedule your appointment today!