Are Complexion Treatments Painful?

Would you like to restore your skin’s youthful radiance? If so, there are a number of treatments that can improve the radiance of your skin. Patients generally want to know what to expect during these treatments, so one of the questions frequently asked is – Are complexion treatments painful.

Are complexion treatments painful?

Complexion treatments typically use light, radiofrequency (RF), or laser energy to resurface the skin, and encourage the body to produce new cells.

During complexion treatments there may be some discomfort or none at all. It really depends on the technology being used, and the patient’s tolerance for pain. Some patients compare the sensations felt during these treatments to snapping a rubber band against the skin. However, there are patients that experience no sensations at all.

Forever Young BBL

Forever Young BBL (broadband light) by Sciton is a popular complexion treatment that utilizes light therapy to treat signs of sun damage, and aging. It can also address uneven skin tone, textural problems, and vascular lesions.

How Forever Young BBL works

The system emits infrared light that resurfaces the top layer of the skin, to improve complexion issues. It also works below in the dermis to rejuvenate old skin cells.

Forever Young BBL is a fast, effective treatment that leaves the skin clearer, smoother, and more youthful (learn more).

Is Forever Young BBL painful?

Forever Young BBL is a virtually painless procedure. The device incorporates CoolComfort Technology that monitors and maintains the temperature during treatment, for greater patient comfort.

Would you like to learn more about complexion treatments? Search our directory to find a practice in your area.

If you are in the Okemos & East Lansing, MI areas, Ageless Beauty Center is our featured practice.

You can reach them at, or by calling (517) 245-0798.

Like this article?

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Linkdin
Share on Pinterest