Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: flushing after ipl?

  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Posts
    931

    Default flushing after ipl?

    Does anyone notice more flushing after IPL?
    I just had my IPL (with levulan) on Friday and im noticing these past few days i'm flushing more often. Of course, my skin is still blotchy from the IPL and i haven't recovered fully (lots of p and ps everywhere, oh joy!)

    How long does it take your skin to go back to normal?

  2. #2
    Moderator Melissa W's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    new york
    Posts
    10,135

    Default

    I've never had IPL but it is very normal to be more flushy after these procedures (VBeam, IPL etc). Give it a few weeks and you should get less reactive. Do your best to keep your face calm and don't stress if you flush more.

  3. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Posts
    931

    Default

    Thanks Melissa. I'm just flushy and blotchy looking, boo Plus the p and ps are healing up. Oyyyy. What i would do for clear skin!!!

  4. #4
    Moderator phlika29's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Dorset, UK
    Posts
    8,371

    Default

    I did tend to find that after IPL I would be extra flushy. Just give it some more time. Have you had IPL with Levulan before?

  5. #5
    Moderator Melissa W's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    new york
    Posts
    10,135

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by EK1 View Post
    Thanks Melissa. I'm just flushy and blotchy looking, boo Plus the p and ps are healing up. Oyyyy. What i would do for clear skin!!!

    I still think of myself (and my face) as it was before rosacea LOL. Easier to do when you are not in the middle of a flushing/burning episode of course

    Hang in there EK. Your face will heal and you will feel (and look) better!

    Melissa

  6. #6
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    new jersey
    Posts
    738
    Country: United States

    Default flushing

    More flushy for about 1-2 weeks
    Arlene

  7. #7
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Posts
    931

    Default

    thanks guys.

    im still blotchy. Getting less, but still blotchy. boo! I've had these treatments before (this is my last one - number 6!) and i found i got less blotchy faster, however, she also did it stronger (which hopefully means better results when it's all over and done with!) This probably made a difference too right?

Similar Threads

  1. More reactive to flushing and more redness after flushing
    By Statham in forum Intense pulsed light and laser
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 4th May 2014, 10:26 PM
  2. Real and Perceived Flushing Triggers - flushing vs. blushing
    By drnase in forum General rosacea questions
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 22nd June 2005, 05:04 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •