IPL Hair Removal Prices: Affordable and transparent pricing. Comprehensive price guide for the latest prices and packages from top clinics in Singapore.

IPL Hair Removal – Singapore Price Guide (2024 Edition)

TL:DR Summary

  • Understanding IPL: Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is a technology used for various skin treatments, including hair removal.
  • How IPL Works: IPL targets hair pigment, damaging hair follicles to inhibit growth without harming surrounding skin.
  • Factors Affecting Cost: IPL treatment costs can depend on the service provider, number of sessions, and treated body area.
  • Average Price Range: In Singapore, the price for a single IPL session can range from $50 to $500.
  • Packages and Promotions: Many salons offer packages or promotions, providing cost-effective options for multiple IPL sessions.
  • Professional Consultation: Always consult a professional to assess the suitability of IPL treatment for your hair and skin type.
Factors Affecting Hair Removal Prices in Singapore
Factors Affecting Hair Removal Prices in Singapore

Introduction: 2024 IPL Prices at Your Fingertips!

As we move into 2024, it’s crucial to stay informed about the latest pricing trends and options available in this dynamic market.

In this article, I will provide a comprehensive guide to the prices of IPL hair removal treatments in Singapore for 2024.

This guide will not only cover the cost aspects but also offer insights into what factors might influence these prices, ensuring that you make an informed decision when considering this popular hair removal method.

IPL is short for Intense Pulsed Light, and it's a type of light treatment that is used for a variety of skin concerns

IPL is Intense Pulsed Light.

IPL is a common cosmetic procedure that uses light to remove hair by destroying hair follicles, leading to long-lasting hair reduction. It is a non-invasive and relatively painless method of removing unwanted hair from various parts of the body.

IPL Delivers Intense Light Pulses.

IPL hair removal uses intense light pulses that are absorbed by the hair follicles. This results in the destruction of the hair follicle and inhibits future hair growth. The process is repeated over several sessions to achieve the desired results.

IPL Shows Long-Lasting Results.

IPL hair removal is popular in Singapore because it provides long-lasting results. While results may vary depending on the individual, many patients can enjoy hair reduction for several months or even years after completing the recommended number of sessions.

While it's essential to find a salon that offers high-quality services, it's also crucial to find a salon that offers reasonable prices and provides good value for the money spent.

What are the Factors Affecting Prices of Hair Removal in Singapore?

Hair Removal Method.

The prices of hair removal services in Singapore are influenced by several factors. The type of hair removal method affects the price. Advanced techniques like laser hair removal are more expensive than traditional methods like waxing or threading.

Location and Reputation.

The price of the service can also be influenced by the location and reputation of the salon or clinic. High-end establishments usually charge more for their services.

Experience and Qualifications.

The service provider’s experience and qualifications can affect the price, with more experienced practitioners usually charging higher rates.

Treatment Areas and Length of Time.

The amount of hair being removed and the size of the treatment area can also affect the price, with larger areas or denser hair growth costing more due to requiring more time and resources.

Pricing of IPL Hair Removal Treatments (Full Body) in Singapore

You can refer to this price chart to better understand the general prices of IPL hair removal treatments in Singapore. Prices for hair removal services may vary over time, so the information provided is a general reference.

Please see the table below which shows the prices of IPL hair removal treatments by providers in Singapore. We included SHR hair removal providers because it is more advanced than IPL and better for Asian skin tones.

Hair Removal Package
(Full Body)
Price RangeService ProviderAdditional Notes
WellaSmooth™ 3X
(Full Body Shaving, Hair Removal and Skin Whitening)
$319/MonthWellaholicSHR is a laser diode;
ideal for all skin tones
SHR Unlimited Prestige
Full Body SHR incl. Brazilian
$239/MonthWellaholicSHR is a laser diode;
ideal for all skin tones
SHR Unlimited Deluxe
Full Body SHR
$199/MonthWellaholicSHR is a laser diode;
ideal for all skin tones
Full Body
Full Arms + Legs + Brazilian
$694Service Provider BA50% Off for first try
Full Body (For 22 Areas)$498Service Provider DLSHR is a laser diode;
ideal for all skin tones
Ala Carte Full Body
Full Arms + Legs + Brazilian
$468Service Provider DLSHR is a laser diode;
ideal for all skin tones
Full Body incl. Boyzilian$512Service Provider DLFor male customers only
IPL Full Body incl. Bikini or Brazilian$660Service Provider SMKPrices for female customers
Male customers pay more
IPL Ala Carte Full Body
Full Arms + Legs + Brazilian
$613.33Service Provider QIPL is more ideal for darker skin tones
Full Arms + Legs + Brazilian$338Service Provider TAOr $3380 for a 10-session plan
IPL Full Arms + Legs + Brazilian$720Service Provider TACIPL is more ideal for darker skin tones
Pricing of IPL Hair Removal Treatments in Singapore, Based on Published Prices

Wellaholic believes in providing pricing transparency, and hence all prices are published and updated on its website. You can choose between unlimited monthly hair removal plans that include unlimited SHR hair removal shots for all body parts, or you can choose per-session hair removal price plans.

SHR hair removal offers a safer, more comfortable, and more effective hair removal experience than IPL

Should You Consider SHR over IPL Hair Removal for Asian Skin and Hair Tone?

SHR (Super Hair Removal) and IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) are popular and effective methods for hair removal. There are differences between the two that may make one more suitable for certain skin and hair types than the other.

For Asian skin and hair tone, SHR may be a better option than IPL for several reasons:

SHR is safer for darker skin tones

IPL can sometimes cause pigmentation changes or burns on darker skin tones, especially if the wrong settings are used. SHR, on the other hand, uses a lower intensity of light that is less likely to damage the skin.

SHR is more effective for coarse, dark hair

Asian hair tends to be thicker and darker than hair from other ethnicities. SHR uses a gradual heating process to target the hair follicles, which may be more effective at destroying the follicles of thick, dark hair than IPL.

SHR is more comfortable

SHR uses a continuous motion technique, which means that the applicator moves continuously over the skin instead of pulsing like IPL. This can make the treatment more comfortable, especially in sensitive areas.

SHR requires fewer treatments

Because SHR is more effective at destroying hair follicles, it may require fewer treatments than IPL to achieve the desired results.

That being said, every individual’s skin and hair type is different, and it’s always best to consult with a trained professional to determine which hair removal method is best for you.

Firstly, many of our customers who have previously tried IPL treatments at other establishments have shared that they find SHR to be more comfortable and effective. They appreciate the continuous motion technique used in SHR, which minimizes discomfort during the treatment. Additionally, they have noticed faster and more consistent results with SHR compared to their past experiences with IPL.

Personal Observations from Wellaholic

In our personal experience with customers at Wellaholic, we have observed a few interesting points about IPL and SHR hair removal treatments.

Firstly, many of our customers who have previously tried IPL treatments at other establishments have shared that they find SHR to be more comfortable and effective. They appreciate the continuous motion technique used in SHR, which minimizes discomfort during the treatment. Additionally, they have noticed faster and more consistent results with SHR compared to their past experiences with IPL.

Secondly, we have seen a growing trend of male customers seeking hair removal treatments, particularly for their back, chest, and arms. Many of these men have expressed their desire for a more groomed appearance and have found SHR to be a convenient and long-lasting solution. Our all-inclusive pricing plans have also been popular among our male clientele, as they appreciate the transparency and value for money.

Lastly, we have noticed that many of our customers appreciate the personalized approach we take to their hair removal journey. Our trained therapists take the time to assess each individual’s skin and hair type, tailoring the treatment settings accordingly. This customized approach, combined with our commitment to using the latest SHR technology, has resulted in high levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Wellaholic as a Pioneer of IPL and SHR Hair Removal 

Wellaholic is a pioneer of IPL and SHR hair removal, launching it since 2016. Since then, Wellaholic has been recognised as a leader of IPL and SHR hair removal (invented by Alma Lasers), winning annual awards, such as the Best SHR Salon by Daily Vanity Spa & Hair Awards in 2022, 2021, 2020 and 2019. Wellaholic has also won the Best SHR Hair Removal award by Beauty Insider Beauty & Wellness Awards from 2018 to 2024.

The countless number of awards (both Editor’s Choice and Readers’ Choice Awards) attest to the efficacy of SHR hair removal treatments as well as excellent customer service by Team Wellaholic. 

Wellaholic has won three prestigious awards at the 2024 Spa & Salon Awards by Beauty Insider, Singapore's highest-visited beauty and wellness media platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q1: How does skin type affect IPL hair removal effectiveness?

A1: Based on my extensive experience in the field, I’ve observed that IPL hair removal can vary in effectiveness depending on the individual’s skin type. Generally, it works best on individuals with a stark contrast between their hair and skin color. However, with advancements in technology, IPL treatments have become more effective and safer for a wider range of skin types.

Q2: Can IPL hair removal cause skin damage?

A2: Gathering facts from years of interactions with customers, I understand that safety is a primary concern. IPL, when performed by trained professionals using the right equipment, is generally safe and does not cause skin damage. It’s crucial to follow pre and post-treatment care instructions to minimize any risk of adverse effects.

Q3: How long does it typically take to see results from IPL hair removal?

A3: From my experience, most clients start to see noticeable results after three to four sessions. However, this can vary based on individual hair growth cycles and the area being treated. Consistency and following the recommended treatment plan are key to achieving the best results.

Q4: How much does IPL cost in SG?

A4: As the Aesthetic Director at Wellaholic, I understand the cost of IPL hair removal is an important consideration. At our award-winning clinic, we offer customized IPL packages to suit different needs and budgets. For example, our popular WellaSmooth™ 3X package combines full body IPL hair removal, skin whitening, and shaving for $499 per month. Alternatively, our SHR Unlimited Prestige plan provides unlimited full body SHR treatments, including Brazilian areas, for $259 monthly. Rest assured, we prioritize quality over pricing to deliver safe and effective results.

Q5: Can IPL be used for hair removal on all body parts?

A5: Based on my many years of experience with this treatment, IPL is versatile and can be used on most parts of the body, including the face, underarms, legs, and bikini area. However, it’s not suitable for certain areas like the inside of the nose and ears.

Q6: How does IPL hair removal at Wellaholic compare in terms of cost and effectiveness with other methods?

A6: At Wellaholic, we strive to provide a balance between cost and effectiveness. From my perspective, IPL offers a cost-effective, long-term solution compared to traditional methods like waxing or shaving. Our pricing is competitive within the Singapore market, and we focus on delivering high-quality, reliable results.

With over 8 years of experience in the aesthetics industry, I am passionate about enhancing beauty and wellness through innovative, science-based approaches. As the Aesthetic Director at Wellaholic, I am committed to delivering exceptional services that are tailored to each client's unique needs. My expertise spans across advanced skincare treatments, body sculpting, hair removal services, and nutritional supplements, all aimed at helping clients achieve their personal best.

Serene Chiam, Aesthetic Director

Serene Chiam is the Aesthetic Director at Wellaholic, a well-known aesthetic chain in Singapore. She has more than ten years of experience in the aesthetics industry. With a Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics) and CIDESCO certifications, she expertly combines scientific knowledge with practical skills. Serene is known for her personalized approach to beauty, ensuring each Wellaholic client’s journey is unique and transformative. Her significant contributions have been pivotal in establishing Wellaholic’s reputation for excellence in aesthetic wellness.

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