Which hair removal laser is right for me?

At Skintelligence, we have the option of 3 different wavelengths for laser hair removal, and the option of standard shot-by-shot or in-motion ( pain free ) mode. Most good laser clinics will have a machine that offers at least 2 laser wavelengths: Alexandrite and Nd;YAG. These lasers have been considered the ‘Gold Standard’ for effective[…]

Can you have laser hair removal on tanned skin?

Have you ever gone to the laser clinic and been turned away because you have a tan but been absolutely puzzled that someone with a naturally dark skin tone is about to go in for the same treatment? If you’re not a trained laser practitioner this can seem really strange, but its all about the[…]

Lamprobe Treatments for Minor Skin Irregularities

Introducing the Lamprobe to Skintelligence in Leamington Spa   EFFECTIVE TREATMENT OF Telangiectasia Cholesterol Deposits Milia Cherry Angiomas Spider Naevi Xanthelasma Clogged Pores Skin Tags Fibromas Acne Pimples Syringoma Sebaceous Hyperplasia BENEFITS Immediate results Precise treatment of minor skin irregularities Rapid treatment time  (3-5 seconds) Non-invasive Affordable Minimum discomfort No anesthesia required The Lamprobe treats[…]

At Home Permanent Hair Removal Devices. Do they really work?

The short answer is not permanently… but lets go into some detail here to explain why these at-home devices aren’t putting laser clinics out of business. To permanently damage a follicle you must get the root of the hair to 70 degrees C. there are hair stem cells underneath the root and these need to[…]

Skin Rejuvenation

Lets take a look at what causes ageing: 1: LOSS OF FIRMNESS As we get older our skin loses its firmness and elasticity due to decreased production of collagen and elastin. These two vital ingredients plump and hold your skin taut. The most obvious places to notice this are the cheeks and around the mouth.[…]

Can you remove green ink?

Well the short answer is yes… But the long answer is that it depends where you go and what laser they have. To understand what you are looking for you must first understand the basic principles of tattoo removal. Laser tattoo removal is done with a Q Switched laser which will deliver an extremely short[…]

Laser Hair Removal 101

Laser hair removal is now an extremely popular procedure to reduce unwanted hair growth. It works by delivering a pulse of light on to the skin and hair, which will primarily be absorbed by the hairs due to their increased concentration of melanin. The laser light heats up the hairs which then heat up the[…]