Getting Started with Erikka IPL Hair Removal Handset

Getting Started with Erikka IPL Hair Removal Handset

Using an IPL handset for the first time can be super easy and fun. You just need to keep a few things in mind and you are good to go. 

Here are some tips that would help you get started with the handset. 


  •  Always shave before using the handset. 
  • The first and foremost step before using the handset is to shave. It is not recommended to wax or tweeze before using the handset.


  • Start with a lower intensity. 
  • Start from the lowest intensity after a patch test and gradually move to a higher intensity. Using the device at a very high intensity that isn't suitable for your skin can result in redness


  • Start with a patch test. 
  • Use the handset over a small area on skin to check how it reacts to your skin. Everyone’s skin and hair is different and reacts differently to IPL. It is important to perform the patch test.


  • Keep the handset completely in contact with your skin. (Make sure that the handset fully touches your skin)
  • You should place the handset on your skin properly. To ensure your safety, the device comes with an automatic sensor that allows the device to work only when it is completely touching the skin. 


  • Be consistent. 
  • It takes 12 weeks to see the results with the IPL handset. It won’t show instant results in the first couple of weeks. We must understand that good things take time. Being consistent is the key to achieving the desired results. 



    These tips can surely be helpful in getting started with the Erikka IPL handset. You should also refer to the instruction manual included with the product  before using the device.