While we would love to tell you that IPL is magic, in reality, it isn't, and there is actually a lot of science behind it. To put it simply IPL works best with lighter skin tones, as cosmetic medical-grade laser transmits a concentrated beam of light directly into the pigment of your hair follicles. With darker skin, the laser is attracted to the blood supply to the hair follicle. The laser then destroys and stunts the hair growth with both modalities. IPL is suitable for all but the darkest skin tones, we have a skin tone chart that you can refer to below to see whether or not IPL is suitable for you.