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Trusted Regina laser hair removal experts share their information on Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatment - Part 2

Here they share their information on Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatment - Part 2:

 

How does IPL work on the hair? The melanin in the hair (which gives hair its colour) absorbs the light, which is momentarily converted into heat. This heat is transferred to the growth cells at the root of the hair, permanently disabling them. Most colours of unwanted hair can be removed from all parts of the body, except very sensitive areas such as the inside of the nose and ear.

Does IPL hurt? Not really, although the treatment sensation will vary from client to client. Most of our clients say that it feels like the flicking of an elastic band on their skin. Any discomfort is momentary and there is no lasting sensation.

What are the side effects of IPL treatments? You need a consultation before we can treat you. You should follow our advice before and after your IPL treatment. IPL does not work on all hair colours and all skin types. You may need 6-12 treatments before you can say goodbye to shaving and waxing, although individual results can vary. Improving your skin using IPL may need around 6 treatments and individual results can vary. Immediately after IPL treatment you may notice a slight reddening of the skin around the hair follicles or slight local swelling which may last for up to a few hours (or in very rare cases, a few days). These are positive indications that the IPL treatment was effective and no cause for concern. Following your IPL treatment, areas of pigmentation will darken and rise to the surface of the skin before being exfoliated naturally within 1-2 weeks. This is a positive indication of a successful IPL treatment and no cause for concern.

Is IPL safe? IPL is safe, non-invasive, has minimal side effects and requires no recovery time. IPL is gentle and we believe it is the most advanced hair removal and skin treatment system available. We value the comfort and safety of the client very highly and will take the greatest care to ensure that you feel at ease about every aspect of the treatment.

What is Intense Pulsed Light? IPL systems use hand-held flash lamps to emit micro pulses of light across a broad band of visible wavelengths. By using gentle pulses of light momentarily to create heat, IPL can permanently disable hair follicles, preventing future growth. Similarly, IPL also achieves excellent long term results when treating thread veins, skin pigmentation, acne and other skin complaints. On your first visit, your technician will carry out a detailed consultation and assessment before recommending a treatment plan to suit your individual requirements.

I have polycystic ovary syndrome, can you help me? A large number of PCOS patients are being assisted by us. In fact, we are already linked to a PCOS clinic which is referring patients to us and we offer a price reduction.

How do I prepare for a treatment/consultation? Refrain from any form of depilation for 2 weeks before your appointment, we need to assess the extent of the hair to assess the number of treatments. Please do not remove the hair prior to attending a consultation.

Please avoid the use of:

• Sunbeds

• Self tan

• Vitamin A and AHA products

• Saunas/steam baths

• Suntanning

Will I be suitable for treatment? The majority of patients are, however there are some exceptions:

• Pregnancy

• Keloid scarring

• Photo sensitivity inducing drugs

• Compromised immune system

Can all areas be treated? Yes, with the exception of the brow bone as this is too close to the eyes.

Is it permanent? The hair follicles which have been destroyed are not capable of producing further hair. However, dormant hair follicles can be activated due to major hormonal disruption.


Trusted Regina laser hair removal experts share their information on Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatment - Part 1

Here they share their information on Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatment - Part 1:

How long does the treatment take?
From 15 minutes to a maximum of 2 hours, depending on the areas treated. 
 
How frequently should I attend?
Approximately monthly for laser hair reduction. This interval will lengthen after the first few treatments as the regrowth will slow down.

Having a tan can put you at a greater risk for burns from the laser.  The laser seeks out the melanin in the root of the hair and when the skin is tan the melanin comes to the surface which gives you the tan or darker apperance.  It's best to wait till your skin has returned to its natural color with no tan lines and that you are careful with the sun while doing treatment with the IPL laser. 
 
Are there any contra-indications to treatment?
Epilepsy, lupus, diabetes and cancer will probably make you unsuitable for most treatments. Also, there are some medications which are incompatible which will be checked before any treatment commences.
 
Do I have to have a consultation and a patch test, even if I have had a previous IPL treatment some where else?
Yes. We need to assess your medical history and current skin condition to check that you are (still) suitable for treatment and we determine the correct settings for your particular treatment from the patch test. We also ask you to sign a consent form that confirms we have explained the IPL treatment process, and allows us to carry out treatments and store your personal data. During your initial consultation, your technician will devise an individual course of treatments suited to you, and will discuss your treatment expectations. 
 
Why do some of the hairs grow back after my first treatment?
Hair goes through a 3-stage cycle, and IPL treatment is only effective when the hair is in the growing phase. Since only about 15% of hairs are in the growing phase at any given time, some new hairs will grow after each treatment. These are then successfully removed during subsequent treatments. This is why a course of approximately 6-12 treatments is normally recommended, after which the number of remaining hairs is very small.

 
 

Can I have IPL hair treatments if I have blonde, red, grey or white hair?
In simple terms, the greater the contrast between your hair colour and your skin colour, the more easily we can achieve great results. If you have blonde or red hair you will need to have a consultation with a technician to determine whether there is enough pigment in the hair for you to have a successful treatment. Grey or white hairs are not always suitable for this type of treatment, as they usually do not contain sufficient melanin to absorb light. Some people find a number of grey or white hairs remain visible after a course of IPL treatments. Research is being carried out to find ways to boost the melanin in grey and white hair for long enough to allow successful IPL treatments and we are monitoring these developments.


Wheatland Fireplace a Trusted Regina Outdoor Living & Recreation expert share a tip on the Big Green Egg

Your first step into the beautiful Wheatland Fireplace showroom will help you understand why Wheatland Fireplace has been given the Thumbs up by Trusted Regina.

This really is where your REGINA Outdoor livingWheatland Fireplace are your Exclusive Trusted REGINA FIREPLACE store and they are Trusted REGINA OUTDOOR LIVING & RECREATION Experts. 

Here they share a tip on the Big Green Egg:

 

The Egg In Canada

Canadians from coast to coast have been enjoying the Ultimate Cooking Experience for over ten years.

Regardless of the weather conditions the Big Green Egg is guaranteed to meet your expectations and provide meals for a lifetime. All Big Green Eggs and accessories are stocked in Canada and carry a Canadian service warranty. The Big Green Egg can be found at specialty shops in every province. Big Green Egg dealers love to demonstrate the benefits and features of the BGE. If you are concerned with environmental issues, efficiency and reliability the Big Green Egg is a “must have”.

 

Benefits of the Egg

  • The Big Green Egg offers unmatched cooking flexibility – the EGG® is a grill, a smoker and an oven.
  • Space-age ceramics and double-wall construction make the Big Green Egg durable and fuel efficient.
  • BGE Organic Natural lump charcoal gives your food amazing flavor.
  • Choice of six sizes to accommodate everyone’s needs.
  • Over 35 year history of dependable customer service makes it easy to get answers to your questions.
  • Our helpful website provides recipes, cooking tips and an active user’s forum.
  • With a lifetime warranty on ceramic parts, the EGG won’t clog the waste stream like metal grills that are discarded after a few years. Ceramics won’t rust like metal grills.
  • With the use of the Plate Setter, you can cook “indirect” without sacrificing cooking space.
  • You can cook in the EGG year around, even in rain or freezing temperatures.
  • Low, even temperature ensures moist, “Pit BBQ-tender” smoked foods.
  • The Big Green Egg cooks hotter and produces steakhouse searing temperature with ease. Meat, fish, poultry, veggies & fruit – the EGG does them all effortlessly.
  • Bakes better than a brick oven – pizza, bread and even desserts.
  • The ceramic surface stays cooler than other grills, so it is safer around children and pets.
  • The EGG is ready for you to start cooking in minutes with no lighter fluid used.
  • The EGG maintains precise temperature to within a few degrees simply by adjusting the top and bottom vents.
  • The radiant heat from all surfaces guarantees exceptional results.
  • The baked on exterior glaze maintains its good looks and readily wipes clean with a damp cloth. Cleanup is effortless; the EGG cleans itself like a self-cleaning oven.
  • Lump charcoal produces little ash, eliminating the need to empty out ash after each barbecue.
  • You can cook for hours without adding more charcoal. Unburned charcoal can be saved for the next cookout simply by closing the vents to snuff out the fire, saving you money!
  • Dozens of EGGcessories designed especially for the Big Green Egg make your cooking even more foolproof. Specialty grids and extended racks offer great versatility. Double or triple the capacity with a grill extender. To view the online "Eggcessories" catalogue click HERE!

Eggs & More:

Complete Outdoor Cooker

With its unparalleled flexibility of use, you can use your Big Green Egg for everything from grilling a steak to slow cooking a tender brisket to baking a loaf of bread. Vegetables – corn, potatoes, mushrooms, onions – and even desserts are superb. You can cook everything that you need for an entire meal at once!

 

Moisture Retention

The Big Green Egg is made using spaceage ceramics that were developed specifically for our product. The EGG retains heat and moisture so well that foods do not dry out! Meats and other foods undergo little or no shrinkage and are tastier because the natural juices and flavors stay locked inside.

Easy to Start

The Big Green Egg reaches cooking temperature and is ready to use in approximately 10 minutes. Lighting the natural lump charcoal is quick using a natural fire starter or an electric lighter; no lighter fluid should be used. The inventive design of the EGG draws air into the lower draft door, through the charcoal, and out of the damper top.

Easy Temperature Control

You can grill, smoke and bake at exact temperatures by adjusting the dampers. You have total control over the temperature, maintaining accuracy within a few degrees! The temperature North American made gauge in the lid gives precise temperature readings from 0ºF to 750ºF +.

Easy Clean Up

The Big Green Egg® exterior has a lifetime baked-on glaze that maintains its good looks and easily wipes clean. Inside, the heat burns off any grease build-up – like a self-cleaning oven.

Year–Round Use

The Big Green Egg is easy to use in all climates, even in freezing temperatures, snow or rain.

5 EGG options to choose from:

  • - XXL Coming Soon
  • - XLarge 205 lbs – 24” grid
  • - Large 140 lbs – 18.25” grid
  • - Medium 95 lbs – 15” grid
  • - Small 65 lbs – 13” grid
  • - Mini 30 lbs – 9.5” grid

 

To read more about the Big Green Egg such as "Eggceptional Qualites, "Eggvantages" and "Eggcessories" click HERE!

 

Visit the Wheatland Fireplace' showroom at or see their listing in the REGINA OUTDOOR LIVING & RECREATION and in the REGINA Home appliance & fireplace  category. They are your Trusted REGINA FIREPLACE Experts  

Wheatland Fireplace a Trusted Regina hot tub & outdoor living expert's Free Wet Test

Your first step into the beautiful Wheatland Fireplace showroom will help you understand why Wheatland Fireplace has been given the Thumbs up by Trusted Regina.

This really is where your REGINA Outdoor living and Fireplace dreams meet in spectacular surroundings! Wheatland Fireplace REGINA is a TRUSTED Saskatchewan company that sells products that make your life better. Wheatland Fireplace services and installs their high-quality fireplaces, barbecues (bbq), grills and smokers from industry leading manufacturers. They love their customers and as a result,their customers love and TRUST them. Wheatland Fireplace are your Exclusive Trusted REGINA FIREPLACE store and they are Trusted REGINA OUTDOOR LIVING & RECREATION Experts. 

Here they share a tip on the Free Wet Test:

We are willing to put our money where our mouth is! Are they?

We are so confident in our Jacuzzi or Bull Frog Hot Tub Experience, we will give you $50 towards chemical purchases if you come and do a Wet Test against any competitors Hot Tub.

If this experience sells you on a Jacuzzi Hot Tub or you end up buying from one of our competitors we will still give you $50 towards Hot Tub Chemicals here at Wheatland Fireplace.

Please email Wheatland Fireplace to book your free hot tub wet test.

Click here for our brochure!

 

Visit the Wheatland Fireplace' showroom at or see their listing in the REGINA OUTDOOR LIVING & RECREATION and in the REGINA Home appliance & fireplace category. They are your Trusted REGINA FIREPLACE Experts!

 

Trusted Regina Wedding & Events Show on NT 980 CJME

Trusted Regina.com  is THE Regina Directory and is thrilled to be hosting a Talk to the Experts show " The Trusted Show' Monthly on Newstalk 980  Find them all here in our tips library or on our Trusted Channel on You Tube which is a fabulous resource of Tips , Interviews, Demos and Tours.

Listen to all the shows ON DEMAND, you can share them with friends who may be interested in the shows subjects and this makes sure you never have to miss a Trusted Show - www.trustedregina.com   is the ONLY Local Regina Directory that works for you...and the only  place to offer this kind of service in Regina !  

This latest show we are featuring is the TRUSTED REGINA DIRECTORY Wedding & Events Show.

All of the questions on the show are submitted by our wonderful Trusted Regina Facebook Fans and one lucky fans question was chosen by Dave to win the Prize package submitted by the  Trusted Businesses worth over $300!

This months Trusted Regina Partners for the Wedding and Events show are 

Catering expert - *Crave Kitchen & Wine Bar- donating a $100.00 Gift Certificate

Hotel / event expert-*Best Western Seven Oaks- donating a $100 Gift Certificate

 

 

Enjoy the show here!

 

 

 

 

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