laser hair removal
cutting edge treatment for more permanent results
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Alma lasers , the manufacturer of Soprano Ice Laser and Soprano Ice Platinum have been producing award winning laser hair removal systems for over 10 years. As new technology is invented, new systems are launched with various advantages and improvements on the previous models.
What is the difference between Soprano Ice Laser and the New Soprano Ice Platinum?
The Old - soprano ice Laser
The Soprano Ice Laser system has been a hugely popular choice for the last few years for people looking for painless and effective laser hair removal.
- This system has different attachments allowing the operator to use either the Speed™ Technology 810nm wavelength or the Alex Technology 755nm wavelength.
- This system does not employ the YAG technology wavelength so is not the best choice for darker hair or skin types
- Also as it will only work on 1 wavelength at a time rather than the Platinum’s 3 wavelengths, it is not as effective in reducing hair growth.
The New - Soprano Ice Platinum Laser
This revolutionary new system combines three laser wavelengths into a single applicator simultaneously treating different tissue depths as well as anatomical structures within the hair follicles. By combining the absorption and penetration levels of three different wavelengths, along with the treatment coverage and comfort of the diode laser, Soprano ICE Platinum Laser achieves the safest and most comprehensive hair removal treatment available today.
- Alex Technology: 755nm wavelength offers more powerful energy absorption making it ideal for the widest range of hair types and colours , especially light coloured and fine hair
- Speed™ Technology: 810nm is the classic wavelength to offer deeper penetration of the hair follicle and high average power, high repetition rate, and a large 2cm spot size for fast treatment.
- YAG Technology: 1064nm wavelength offers the deepest penetration of the hair follicle making it an optimal solution for darker skin types
- Both systems offer virtually painless, effective hair reduction but the new Soprano Ice Platinum system wins over its predecessor with the use of 3 laser wavelengths rather than 1.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, call the clinic on 0121 350 8482 and ask about saving un to 40% off Laser (available until 20th February 2019).
We can also spread the payments Interest-Free using Go Cardless too!
Alternatively book online for a free consultation and patch test today.
Yes, call the clinic on 0121 350 8482 and ask about our Go Cardless payment plan where you can spread the monthly payments Interest-Free! Go Cardless also has additional benefits and exclusive offers to clients. All clients that use Go Cardless are automatically enrolled into our TreatPLAN Membership. We currently offer our members 10% off Environ Skincare and 10% off the Advanced Nutrition supplements which are vitamin A based, specifical developed to enhance skin, hair and nails (throughout Jan and Feb19).
Book online for a free consultation and patch test today.
Our consultations and patch tests are free of charge. Book in for a non obligation consultation and patch test to experience how Soprano Ice Laser feels – it really is pain free! Also discover how Laser hair removal can save you time and money from waxing whilst keeping you feeling smoother and hair free.
Packages and saving are available on couses of 6 and 8, view examples on our prices/fiance page.
With experience we understand that clients needs can vary from each individual. We always strongly urge all clients to book in for a complimentary consultation and patch test. During this appointment you will be advised and reassured of the results to expect and it enables you to ‘try before you buy’ – it really is painfree! We are also happy to help you understand the differences between difference types of laser hair removal on the market too. The majority of clients know someone who has not been happy with their hair removal results, this is generally reflected in the price they paid and they type of Laser used. At Fiji we can give you absolute certaintly that you will achieve the results you desire, the only question you will have is which area to target next!
Depending on skin and hair type, results are typically seen after the first treatment. After each treatment the hair is still present as its the follicle that has been destroyed. The hairs will then naturally fall out over the next couple of weeks as the hair is pushed out of the hair shaft. We would usually expect up to 80% clearance within 6 to 8 sessions.
Yes, book a complimentary trial today and experience it yourself.
Soprano ICE Platinum uses Alma Laser’s SHR method, which is the only clinically proven method of laser hair removal that is virtually painless. The unique heating and energy delivery method effectively damages the hair follicle while preventing injury and pain to the surrounding tissue. At the same time, a sapphire ice tip cools the skin surface, preventing superficial burns and the sensation of pain. The Soprano Ice Platinum Laser is FDA approved with full clinical trails to give you peace of mind. It is the safest yet most effective hair removal laser on the market with an incredible saftey record with no claims being made against it todate.
Before your patch test – Do not shave the areas you would like patch testing. We need to see the hair colour to advise you on results and to set the laser on the correct most effective settings. We need to patch test EVERY area you would like treating.
Before your treatment- Never wax, pluck or tweeze in between laser sessions. Shave daily if required, we always ask you to shave the evening or morning before every laser treatment.
Soprano Ice Platinum is the latest generation of the award-winning Soprano laser hair removal system. It is the most complete and effective pain free laser hair removal system available today.
Celebrating 10 years of award-winning success, Soprano ICE Platinum features trio clustered diode technology. This means the Platinum Laser combines all 3 laser wavelengths into a single handpiece. During each treatment these three laser wavelenghts are automatically and simultaneously used which target different tissue depths as well as anatomical structures within the hair follicle. This is what makes the hair removal so effective as there is a wavelength to target any hair type. All other devices are only generally able to select one wavelength at a time during each treatment.
Yes, absolutely. Soprano ICE’s SHR method has been proven in multiple clinical studies as the safest method of laser hair removal for all skin types. With SHR, hair follicles are damaged not by a single pulse of high energy which can injure the skin, but by repetitive short energy pulses. These pulses produce heat build-up which gradually raises the temperature of the dermis to the level needed for preventing hair growth, while minimizing the risk of burns. Soprano ICE Platinum Laser has a proven safety record across all skin types from very light skin tones to darker skin tones. All of our therapists are also trained by the manucturer to give you complete peace of mind.
Soprano ICE Platinum is the most advanced hair removal platform that incorporates Yag, Alexandrite and Speed/Diode laser wavelengths and technologies. It offers power and versatility that allows you to safely treat the widest range of skin tone and hair types all year round.
sYes. While the melanin in dark skin is more sensitive to the heat used in laser treatments, Soprano ICE’s Platinum SHR method has been clinically proven to be the safe for dark skin types. Rather than exposing the hair follicle to a single high energy shot which can cause trauma to darker skin, SHR gradually heats the skin until the required heat energy is delivered to the hair follicle. This makes SHR the safest laser hair removal option, including for dark skinned patients and tanned even skin.
Soprano Ice Platinum is able to treat all skin types from Fitzpatrick Scale I-VI (very pale skin to black skin).
Lasers can treat all hair as long as there is pigment (colour). There aren’t any lasers that are able to treat grey or red hairs as there is little or no pigment available for the laser to focus on. We still always recommend consultations for fair haired clients. With our unique laser if the hair is blond, but the hair bulb is light brown, the treatment will still be effective, we will do a patch test to prove it!
Yes. Soprano ICE’s SHR method affects the melanin of the skin using a unique method, allowing the procedure to be performed anytime of the year as well as on tanned skin. Furthermore, sun exposure is less traumatic to the skin following SHR treatment. We can even do laser hair removal 7 days after a spray tan as long as any reamaining tan is exfoliated off in the area being treated.
Yes. We can treat laser hair removal 7 days after a spray tan/fake tan as long as any remaining tan is exfoliated off in the area being treated.
To be hair free for our summer holidays laser treatments need to be started in Autumn/winter. However, Soprano Ice Platinum Laser can be used to treat all year round and even on tanned skin! There needs to be a 7 day window either side of your hair removal treatment where direct sunlight is avoided to reduce any possibiltity sensitivity. Book your consultation today and check out our payment plan.
While Soprano ICE Platinum offers the fastest laser hair removal solution available today, the duration of treatment can vary depending on the patient’s skin color, hair type and the area being treated. Treatment time can range from a few minutes for a small area such as above the upper lip, to 20-30 minutes for the entire back.
You can shave as much as you like in between your laser sessions. After your patch test we will always ask you to come in freshly shaven before we perform your laser treatment. No waxing tweezing or plucking is advised at all once you start your laser course. If there is no hair there the laser will not work, the laser needs hair so that the beam of light can travel down the hair shaft to destroy the hair follicle.
For best results we advise to wait 6 weeks after your last wax treatment you had in the area you which to get lasered. This enables the hairs time to grow back in each hair follicle.
After each laser treatment it will take a couple of weeks for the hair to naturally fall out once the hair follicle has been destroyed. This means you may experience the same amount of stubble you would usually expect for the first few days. Clients notice the biggest result after the first and second treatment as there will be so fewer hairs to treat in the future. It is imperitive clients come in every 4-8 weeks (you will be advised) to ensure the hairs are being targeted at the optimum time in their cycle to achieve the best results. Annual top ups may be required to clear sparse hairs dependant on each client and their hormones.
Laser and IPL are both methods of hair removal, that destroy the hair follicle using light and heat energy. It is important to understand how they both work.
IPL products a wide spectrum of light that penetrates the skin at a shallow depth, the spectrum is scattered and does not target any specific pigment of the hair. Some of the light is absorbed by the hair (resulting in heating of the follicle) but the rest are reflected away.
Laser produces a single concentrated wavelength that penetrates deeper and is specifically selected to target the melanin (pigment) within the hair follicle. The beam used during laser treatment is targeted, precise and effective so all of the energy used during treatment in being utilised.