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Medik8 Light Amplifier

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Brand: Medik8 / Type: Body Lotion / What it does: Moisturizes, Cleanses, Protects / How often: daily use / Gender: for Men

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    Ingredients: Aqua, Levulinic Acid, Simmondsia Chinensis Oil, Polyacrylamide, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Laureth 7, Phenoxyethanol, Polyolprepolymer-2, Glycerin, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia Fruit Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Limonene, Linalool, Citral / PDT Intensification Serum for Blue and Red Light / Professional Strength / Medik8 Light Amplifier is a lightweight serum containing levulinic acid and bergamot, selected for their ability to heighten the skin's sensitivity to applied light, for the treatment of a broad range of skin concerns / Medik8 Light Amplifier used in conjunction with photodynamic therapy (PDT) produces greatly enhanced results compared to the light alone / Proven to be effective in the management of acne, Medik8 Light Amplifier generates an excess of oxygen which works to destroy bacteria; reducing the frequency and severity of outbreaks / The specially chosen ingredients are also attracted to damaged cells and are activated when exposed to specific wavelengths of light, yielding excellent results for the improvement of photodamaged skin / Benefits: When applied prior to PDT, Medik8 Light Amplifier inactivates the bacteria within the sebaceous glands / Long-term, sebum excretion is significantly lowered / Non-comedogenic formula / Inflammation is decreased, reducing the redness and irritation commonly experienced with acne / The risk of acne-induced scarring is minimised / Light Amplifier is absorbed into damaged cells before exposure to the PDT / When collected in the cells Light Amplifier becomes photosensitive, exposure to the light then leads to destruction of these cells while leaving healthy skin cells intact / A penetration enhancer is utilised to deliver active ingredients directly into the sebaceous gland, ensuring the depth and penetration is even and the treatment is as targeted or uniform as required / Directions for use: Medik8 Light Amplifier has been formulated for direct application to the face, neck, decollete and back / Only use Medik8 Light Amplifier 2-3 times per week / Not designed for daily use / In the evening, after cleansing and prior to exposure to the PDT lamp, apply up to 10 drops directly to the skin and blend evenly across the required treatment area / Avoid eyebrows, hairline and areas of facial hair in men / Alternatively, place a drop onto your finger and massage into the skin, repeating until the desired skin area is covered / Carefully wash your hands after application / Please see product leaflet for full directions / Precautions: Medik8 Light Amplifier will increase skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn / While it is essential to apply a broad spectrum SPF product, this will not protect against photosensitivity reactions caused by visible light / Therefore a hat, sunglasses and protective clothing MUST be worn and any exposure to sunlight and even indoor bright lights deemed as a risk to inducing unwanted side effects, for a period of 48 hours / These side effects include; severe blistering burn in treated areas, extreme redness, pain, discomfort and the possibility of hyperpigmentation / You must NOT have a natural tan when using Light Amplifier, please allow 3-4 weeks post UV exposure / You cannot use Light Amplifier if you have used self tanners (fake tan or gradual tan moisturisers) 2 weeks prior to the procedure / Avoid contact with the eyes / If contact occurs, rinse immediately with water /