Can I use Philips Lumea on my pubic hair?

Can I use Philips Lumea on my pubic hair?

Yes, you can use the Philips Lumea IPL on your pubic hair. As long as you follow the instructions while using the Philips IPL device and have the appropriate skin and hair type (light skin, dark hair) using the IPL device on your pubic hair is perfectly safe.

Note that the the Philips Lumea has a lower rating score for removing pubic hair compared to other IPL hair removal options, such as the Nood Flasher 2.0.

Philips Lumea uses Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) technology to remove hair, which is basically a light that targets pigment in hair follicles. The Philips Lumea device is suitable for use on most areas of the body, including bikini area and underarms, but not on the genitals and eyes.

Is it safe to use Philips Lumea on the intimate area?

Yes, using Philips Lumea for pubic hair removal is safe. To ensure safety you should shaved the area before treatment to make laser hair removal easier. Also, always do a patch test before using the device on the entire area to make sure you won’t get any negative side effects.

Lumea is effective in reducing hair growth and can be used for up to 8 sessions in the first 4-6 months followed by touch-ups every 4-8 weeks. It is not recommended to use Lumea on the genitals or anus.

How effective is Philips Lumea for pubic hair removal?

Clinical studies have shown that IPL devices such as the  Philips Lumea can reduce hair growth by up to 80% after 2 months of treatments, with long-lasting, semi-permanent results. However, the Tria Beauty 4x at-home laser reduces significantly more hair in a shorter period time due to the use of diode laser technology instead of IPL.

It is a safe and easy-to-use product that can be adjusted for different skin types and hair colors. Overall, Philips Lumea is an effective option for pubic hair removal.

What precautions should be taken when using Philips Lumea on pubic hair?

When using Philips Lumea on pubic hair, it is important to take several precautions to ensure safe and effective treatment.

Before use, shave the desired area and avoid sun exposure. Adjust the Lumea settings based on your hair and skin color, and do a patch test on a small area to check skin reaction. When using the device, hold it at a right angle to the skin and avoid overlapping treatment areas. After treatment, apply a soothing cream and protect the skin from sunlight. Use the Lumea once every two weeks for the first few months, then reduce frequency as needed. Always follow the instructions for safe and effective usage.

Can Philips Lumea cause any side effects when used on pubic hair?

Using Philips Lumea for pubic hair removal can definitely cause side effects. However, these side effects are usually very mild and temporary. The side effects include redness, swelling, and itching on the treated area. These side effects usually disappear within a few hours to a few days after the treatment.

Are there any special tips for using Philips Lumea on pubic hair?

Yes, there are some special tips for using Philips Lumea on pubic hair:

  • Firstly, make sure to trim the hair to a length of around 2-4mm before using the device.
  • It is also important to use low energy settings in this sensitive area, and to gradually increase the intensity over time.
  • Always make sure to use the device on a clean, dry surface and avoid using it near your genitals.
  • Additionally, it is recommended to perform a patch test on a small area before using the device on a larger area to avoid any potential side effects.
  • Finally, it is important to be consistent with treatments and to follow the recommended schedule for optimal results.