This treatment may lead to mild redness directly after the treatment. You may experience a warm, tingly sensation during the treatment. These effects usually disappear within several minutes and are generally experienced as pleasant.
It is possible that you experience dry or flaky skin, prolonged redness or swelling. In that case you may have pressed the appliance too hard on your face or treated the same area too many times. Try to exert less pressure onto the appliance during the next treatment or treat the area fewer times.
In rare cases the appliance may cause a bruise or blister, scratch or pigmentation change. Almost all skin reactions will disappear within a week, pigmentation change will decrease within several weeks or a few months.
To avoid possible side effects, use a day cream with sun protection factor or a sun protection cream after the treatment. This helps to avoid sunburn.
The appliance has been tested and confirmed safe for use when used as described in the user manual. Medicines or products and their possible side effects can affect individual people in different ways. Since there is always the possibility that a rare or previously unknown side effect may occur with the use of this appliance or any other product, please contact the Philips Consumer Care Centre in case you experience a side effect which is not mentioned above.