Philips Lumea uses an innovative light-based technology called IPL, derived from the technology used in professional beauty salons. Gentle pulses of light are applied that put the hair into the resting phase. These hairs naturally shed in the 1-2 weeks post treatment and further regrowth is inhibited.
Who is it suitable for?
Philips Lumea works effectively on (naturally) dark blonde, brown and black hairs. As with other light-based treatments, Philips Lumea is NOT effective on red, light-blonde or white/grey hair. This Philips Lumea is also NOT suitable for very dark skin (please see chart).
Results that you can see
Enjoy over 75% hair reduction after only four bi-weekly treatments. After these four treatments, you can enjoy the freedom of smooth skin for up to two months between treatments.
Philips Lumea has five adjustable light energy settings to ensure gentle but effective treatment. Used correctly, Philips Lumea's IPL treatment is safe and gentle to use even on sensitive skin and sensitive body areas. It just takes 8 minutes for a lower leg or 1 minute for the bikini area.
Lumea has 2 treatment modes; Slide and Flash is ideal for fast treatment of larger areas such as legs - you simply glide the device over the skin you want to treat, smoothly and quickly.
To treat curvy areas or targeted zones, such as bikini line, you have the option of Step & Flash mode too.
Lumea’s unique cordless design is perfect for treating the areas you want, when you want.
Specially designed attachments
The SC2009 comes with 3 specially designed attachments for different body parts - 1 for the body, 1 for the face and 1 for the bikini area.
Remove excess hair by shaving, epilating or waxing the area before the first treatment.
Select the correct intensity level for your skin tone using the provided skin chart.
Turn the unit on and press the Lumea to your skin. Wait for the flash light to turn on and press the button.
Slowly slide the Lumea across the treatment area. Avoid flashing the same spot.
Important safety advice
Unfortunately, Philips Lumea is not designed for everyone. If any of the following is true for you, then this appliance is not suitable for you to use.
• If your natural hair colour in the treatment areas is light blonde, white, grey or red.
• If you are of skin type VI (you rarely or never get sunburnt and you tan very darkly). In this case you run a high risk of developing skin reactions such as strong redness, burns or discolouration when you use Philips Lumea.
• Philips Lumea Precision has been optimised for use by women but recent research showed that it can be used by men on most areas of the body, except the beard and scrotum.
• There are medications and health conditions that may lead to adverse reactions when you use Philips Lumea. Please click here for full safety information as well as usage instructions before and after tanning.
Why do you need the Philips Lumea facial attachment?
Light from an IPL flash is white; white light is made up of all colours. Only orange, red and infrared light penetrate the hair follicle deep enough for effective hair reduction. Lumea’s red integrated UV filters protect your skin from UV light.
Certain Lumea models contain additional filters for body and face treatments. The facial attachments UV filter provides extra protection and prevents skin damage to the face. The facial attachment should only be used to treat unwanted hair on cheeks, upper lip and chin, this attachment has been designed to treat the facial hair safely and effectively.
This product has a guarantee of 24 months. This does not affect your statutory rights.
The item can be delivered to all addresses within the UK. Northern Ireland and to BFPO addresses.
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