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Find out if PEACH™ 2 Is Suitable for You

Closeup of a woman treating her legs with FOREO PEACH 2 IPL hair removal device

Are you considering switching from everyday shaving and struggling with ingrown hairs? Don't worry, you've come to the right place! In this blog article, we'll explore an at-home IPL device so that you can decide if it's a suitable option for your needs. We'll look at things like cost-effectiveness and convenience when it comes to using IPL as a way to get rid of unwanted body hair. So let's get started!


To cover the number 1 worry, IPL hair removals are a safe and painless procedure that utilizes intense pulses of light to target and destroy the pigment in the hair follicles.  This method does not use any chemicals or blades, making it an attractive alternative to other methods of hair removal such as waxing and shaving.  


Moreover, IPL hair removal is a relatively cost-effective option compared to other methods. While the initial cost of the procedure may run a few hundred dollars, it is usually much cheaper than waxing and shaving if you factor in the long-term costs associated with those methods. IPL treatments are typically quick and easy with minimal downtime needed for recovery so you can get right back into your everyday routine without having to miss out on any activities. 


However, IPL is not recommended for TYPE 6 skin tones due to the risk of over-exposure to intense light energy. This is because TYPE 6 skin tones contain large amounts of melanin, which can absorb light energy and cause burns. For those with skin tones from 1 to 5, IPL is a safe and effective way to permanently reduce unwanted body hair. 

FOREO PEACH 2 device effectiveness on different skin tones and hair colours

IPL hair removal is also not an effective solution for those with lighter hair tones, such as blond or white, because these hair colors do not contain enough melanin to be targeted by intense light energy. As a result, IPL will not be able to effectively reduce unwanted body hair, since there is nothing for it to target. Furthermore, light energy can also damage skin cells if they are exposed to too much of it.


Lastly, IPL can be used on nearly all areas of the body, making it an ideal choice for those who want to get rid of hair on large areas. It can be used to reduce facial hair, back hair, chest hair, leg hair and more. 


Shaving our legs has become an all-too-familiar ritual in our lives. Each day, we drag out the razor and spend a few minutes hacking away at the stubborn hairs that coat our lower limbs. Unfortunately, following this ritual often leads to painful and unsightly ingrown hairs, which can result in irritation, infection, and other complications. And going to the salons requires having to schedule the date and spending 2 hours for half an hour of treatment. 


Luckily, there are at-home IPL devices that prevent all of this fuss from happening.  FOREO’s PEACH™ 2  is an efficient way of providing effortless hair removal in the comfort of your own home. It can deliver up to 120 flashes per minute, making missed spots a thing of the past. PEACH™ 2 delivers a whopping total of half a million flashes,  which is enough light treatment to offer a full body of hairless and silky smooth skin for a lifetime. 


As the cost of living continues to rise inflation is at the forefront of many minds as households are struggling to make ends meet. Expensive salon beauty treatments are not a priority. According to research, millennial women are the beauty and skincare's main customers. They are also the demographic that is being hit the most with inflation and are now forced to consider which beauty routines they have to abandon or substitute for a more affordable option. FOREO has taken the hassle out of endless expensive salon appointments by delivering a safe at-home IPL treatment that does not break the bank.  


PEACH™ 2 Features Patented by FOREO, PEACH™ 2 has a lamp design that delivers intense pulse light to the skin through a 9cm² treatment window (over 3x larger than other IPL devices), safely and effectively removing hair and preventing regrowth, with x2 the power for better results. With a wide treatment window to cover a large area of skin, a flexible head that allows a thorough coverage of body curves and corners, and built-in cooling for safe and painless treatments - hair removal has never been easier.   

FOREO PEACH 2 device in use

PEACH™ 2 also features FOREO’s famous signature patent T-Sonic™ pulsations technology. The transdermal pulsations travel through the outer layers of the epidermis stimulating the skin to encourage the light to penetrate the hair follicles with ease. In addition, T-Sonic™ pulsations help stimulate blood flow by up to 450%, assisting with lymphatic drainage and collagen production


PEACH™ 2 safety and design features are extended through its in-built cooling system. Although IPL is not a painful treatment, the quick burst of light may cause a light discomfort which is immediately alleviated by the provided 360° skin cooling system. Its other amenities include a smart skin sensor, self-adjusting head and protective silicone shield. These features activate IPL treatment when the device is in full skin contact, adjusts to the natural curves of your body and does not allow light to escape, making it safe and effective.  


Last but not least, PEACH™ 2 best friend, PEACH™ Cooling Prep Gel. The prep gel like no other. Developed specifically for the PEACH™ 2 device this lightweight hydrating gel-to-serum formula intensely calms, hydrates and cools the skin during treatment assisting the device to glide effortlessly across the skin.

   FOREO PEACH Cooling Prep Gel 

Using your PEACH™ 2 is as easy as unlocking your device by registering on the free FOREO app. Apply PEACH™ Cooling Prep Gel to the shaved skin for an even more intensive cooling sensation, making sure to massage it until fully absorbed. Select intensity. Plug in PEACH™ 2. 


Before first use, you must select your preferred settings via the FOREO app. Then adjust the IPL intensity as desired, by pressing the + and - buttons on the device. Place the treatment window firmly on the skin. For large areas, press and hold the flash button while gliding on the skin. For small areas, press and immediately release the flash button.  


Levels 1 - 3 on your PEACH™ 2 device are intended for sensitive areas. With reduced light intensity, more treatments may be required to see the desired effects. As long as the treatment feels comfortable, increase the setting by one level.  


For those who want a more detailed guide to using PEACH™ 2, we've written detailed instructions that include skin preparation, two different modes of usage, recommended time frames for maximum efficiency and safety, and aftercare.  




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