A few of the most powerful home IPL devices may work on lighter blonde hair. That’s because, if there’s enough dark eumelanin pigment, the strong IPL flashes could create enough heat to gradually slow your hair growth. … Try on light blonde hair risk-free for 90 days.
Can you use IPL on blonde hair?
IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) treatment works when the energy of the light is absorbed by melanin (a type of pigment) in the hair. Since light blonde, grey and white hair do not contain enough or any melanin, IPL treatment will never work on these hair colours.
Will laser hair removal work on blonde hair?
“The heat from the laser inhibits hair growth by damaging the root. The laser specifically targets the hair’s pigment, which is why laser is most effective on dark hair and lighter skin and why laser hair removal generally does not work on blonde hair,” she explains.
Does IPL turn hair white?
Traditional IPL/Laser machines are only able to use the melanin (the colour) in the hair to absorb the pulsed light, which in turn destroys the follicle. But this method is not suitable for any light hair colours white, grey and red hair as they are missing that melanin.
Does Philips Lumea work on blonde hair?
Lumea Advanced and Lumea Essential series are suitable for skin type one to skin type four. None of the Lumea models are suitable to use on light blond, white, grey or red hair.
How do you get rid of blonde facial hair permanently?
The only advanced technique for hair removal that can permanently remove facial hair is electrolysis. Electrolysis involves using an electric current to permanently destroy the hair follicle.