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Permanent Hair Reduction

If you’re sick of waxing, tweezing or plucking, laser is well recognised as an effective treatment for permanent hair reduction on any part of the body. Although results can be noticed after a few treatments, 5-10 treatments are generally recommended for ideal effect. Due to hair thickness, genetics, area and hormonal influences more treatments may be required and in some cases on going, periodic, maintenance treatments.

The Face Place MedSpa team spent 2½ years researching the top 5 medical-grade Laser/IPL machines to bring you the best results. Medical-grade machines are much more powerful than beauty therapy grade machines, and so have a much better hair reduction result. We use the revolutionary IPL elōs™ technology.

FAQs

You must have an Initial Skin Consultation before proceeding with your first treatment – regardless of if you have had this treatment elsewhere. This ensures you are fully educated and informed before proceeding with treatment.

We are a best-practice clinic and consistently deliver optimal results by placing paramount importance on education and informed consent.

Once our clinician has assessed you at this first consult, we then book you an IPL Test Patch appointment.

Yes. It is a non-invasive solution that can be tailored to your individual concerns and skin type. Our medical skin therapists have also undergone significant training, are Syneron Candella certified and perform these treatments on all the team.

  • A gel is applied to the area to be treated and you will be given dark eyewear to protect your eyes. You feel the smooth, cold surface of the IPL head gently pressed against your skin as it applies pulses of light. You may feel a sting or flicking sensation. You can return to work the same day and resume all your regular activities.
  • Treatment is generally administered in a series of 6-10 sessions which should be spaced at 6-8 week intervals for excellent long-term results. Treatments are booked half hourly or hourly, depending on your specific needs.

You may experience some reddening and/or local swelling at the treatment site, but this typically goes away within hours. On rare occasions, clients may experience some pain, crusting, blistering or bruising, but this typically resolves quickly. The skin can become darker or lighter following treatment, but will generally return to normal within a few weeks. Limiting sun exposure before and after each treatment will minimize the risk of complications. Following the treatment, you can generally return to work and resume all regular activities immediately.

Depending on the colour and thickness of the hair you are treating, and the severity of the individual problem, a series of 6-10 treatments may be required.

After a series of 6-10 treatments you will experience permanent hair reduction in the treated area, unless new hair follicles are activated by hormonal stimulation.

Hair growth occurs in a three-part growth phase: active, dormant, and transitional. To maximise the removal and delay of regrowth, hair must be treated while in the active phase. Since each hair on the body has its own individual growth cycle, a course of treatments over time disables each hair follicle while in its active growth phase.

To find out if this skin treatment is right for you, contact us for an Initial Skin Consultation with one of our skin team. Book online here or give us a call on 0800 267 633

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Takapuna Car Park

Toka Puia AT Carpark has just opened at 15 Northcroft Street and we recommend this as the closest option. This is Pay by Plate or by app and $1 per hour.

We also suggest parking on Northcroft Street or Anzac Street using AT Pay & Display.

Anzac Street Carpark offers Pay & Display parking as well as monthly parking leases with casual parking from $1.

First 2 hours – $1 per hour
Hours thereafter – $2 per hour

Monday – Saturday 6pm – 8am No Charge
Sunday and Public Holidays- No Charge
Motorcycle and Mobility parking P180 – No Charge

Britomart Car Park

Currently this car park is offering 2 hours' free parking with a receipt of $50 or more from a Britomart store (such as The Face Place). We also recommend using the valet parking option at Britomart Car Park.

The Central Valet drop-off point is located on the corner of Gore and Tyler Streets, opposite Takutai Square. Drive in via the entrance on Gore Street, where you’ll be greeted by a friendly valet concierge. Just leave your engine running, take your ticket and off you go. Cars dropped here will be valet parked for you at Britomart Car Park. You can retrieve your car at any time by taking your valet ticket to Britomart Car Park Reception on the corner of Britomart Place and Scene Lane.

Valet parking is $20* for two hours (includes parking charges) $5 each additional half-hour to a daily maximum of $45 (to midnight). You just drop off your car and pick up a ticket, without the hassle of finding a parking space. It is available from 10am-8pm.