To treat curvy areas or targeted zones, such as bikini line, you have the option of Step & Flash mode too. As well as being effective for legs, arms, back and tummy, Lumea comes with two specially designed precision attachments for use on the face and bikini area. With the backing of 12 years experience in IPL technology, you can trust Philips Lumea to give you smooth hair free skin with lasting results.
Philips clinical studies have shown significant hair reduction in as little as two fortnightly treatments, with optimal hair-free results achieved after four to five fortnightly treatments. To maintain these results, simply repeat treatment every four to six weeks. Time between treatments may vary based on your individual hair regrowth. Philips Lumea uses an innovative light-based technology called IPL (Intense Pulsed Light), derived from the technology used in professional beauty salons.
Philips has adapted this technology for safe and effective use in the comfort of your own home. Philips worked closely with skin care experts to develop this technology, carrying out extensive consumer research on IPL technology with over 2000 women. Philips Lumea has five adjustable light energy settings to ensure gentle but effective treatment. Used correctly, Philips Lumea's IPL treatment is safe and gentle to use even on sensitive skin and sensitive body areas. Lumeas unique cordless design is perfect for treating the areas you want, when you want, without being restricted by cords, so its much easier to handle.Philips Lumea is a complete solution that comes ready to work right out of the box. More importantly, it does not require any replacement lamps or gels. Slide & Flash mode is especially convenient for treating larger areas like the legs. Keep the flash button pressed. The appliance releases one flash after another as long as the skin contact surface is in full contact with the skin.
After each flash, slide the appliance to the next area, with smooth even pressure. Lumea is equipped with an integrated UV filter to protect your skin from UV light.
It also has a Safety ring system to prevent unintentional flashing. The facial and bikini attachments are equipped with additional integrated light filters to ensure safe and convenient application on the upper lip, chin, sideburns and bikini area. How does Philips Lumea prevent hair growth?
Gentle pulses of light are applied directly to the hair. The melanin in the hair and hair root absorbs the light pulses. This process results in the follicle going into a resting phase. The hair sheds naturally and regrowth is inhibited.A simple and gentle treatment once every two to four weeks will prevent hair roots from becoming active again and prevent new hair from growing back. Suitable hair and skin types. Philips Lumea works effectively on naturally dark blonde, brown and black hairs. As with other light-based treatments, Philips Lumea is not effective on red, light-blonde or white/grey hair. Philips Lumea is also not suitable for very dark skin. Is Lumea right for me? Philips Lumea works effectively on (naturally) dark-blonde, brown and black hair. It is NOT suitable for (naturally) red, grey and light blonde hair or for very dark skin types (skin type VI). What's in the box.
Five steps to everlasting smoothness. For best results, please shave prior to using Lumea. However, if you prefer, you may continue to wax areas, such as the face, before using Lumea, rather than shaving. Please be aware that although Lumea will still work, your treatment may take longer for the full treatment to be effective.Select the correct light intensity. Consult the skin and hair type matrix and select the light intensity suitable for your skin tone and body hair colour.
Apply pulses of light to the hair. Apply gentle pulses of light to the hair.The light produces heat in the hair, which is transferred to the hair follicle. This stimulates the hair follicle to go into a resting phase. As a consequence, the hair sheds naturally and hair regrowth is inhibited. Repeat the treatment every two to four weeks. To prevent hairs from growing back, the treatment must be repeated every two weeks (or every month for legs) which will progressively reduce hair regrowth to a minimum. Unfortunately, Philips Lumea is not designed for everyone. If any of the following is true for you, then this appliance is not suitable for you to use. If your natural hair colour in the treatment areas is light blonde, white, grey or red. If you are of skin type VI (you rarely or never get sunburnt and you tan very darkly).
In this case you run a high risk of developing skin reactions such as strong redness, burns or discolouration when you use Philips Lumea. Philips Lumea Precision has been optimised for use by women but recent research showed that it can be used by men on most areas of the body, except the beard and scrotum.
There are medications and health conditions that may lead to adverse reactions when you use Philips Lumea. Why do you need the Philips Lumea facial attachment? Light from an IPL flash is white; white light is made up of all colours.Only orange, red and infrared light penetrate the hair follicle deep enough for effective hair reduction. Lumeas red integrated UV filters protect your skin from UV light. Certain Lumea models contain additional filters for body and face treatments.
The facial attachments UV filter provides extra protection and prevents skin damage to the face. The facial attachment should only be used to treat unwanted hair on cheeks, upper lip and chin, this attachment has been designed to treat the facial hair safely and effectively. The item "Philips Lumea SC2009 PRESTIGE IPL Hair Removal System for Face Body Legs" is in sale since Monday, June 19, 2017. This item is in the category "Health & Beauty\Shaving & Hair Removal\Laser Hair Removal & IPL".
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