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Just looked on eBay. The home machines are a huge investment. I only paid £80 for three sessions and the cheapest machine is over £500 and doesn't look that. The better ones are a few grand. You'd be better off just having it at a salon. Look for deals on groupon.
That second one you linked is £600!! I had strawberry laser lipo. I got 4 sessions for £85 and lost 6 inches. You need to exercise it off though. I noticed the change after the first session but people starting commenting after the third. I don't really have loose skin so I can't comment on that but I would definitely give it a try.
Hi movingfoward123, Just wondering if you end up buying the i-lipo machine. Is it good?! Are you happy with it.. ?! Also has anyone ever bought one of these anti-aging home laser machine... ?! They promise to improve the collagen production under the skin.
Hi, I have purchased a couple of these machines however i use them for my business. I can tell you that they do in fact work but i would suggest if you are planning on buying one for home use then look into getting some professional training as this will improve the results.
I purchased mine from a company called Derma Pulse, they have offices in Manchester and Liverpool. I can say from first hand experience that they offer the most competitive machines and their training and quality is second to none.
It cost about $500 US with shipping, but considering the treatments cost about the same for an 8 week course, I decided to spend the same amount and keep the machine!
The machine arrived in exactly 5 days via DHL (I live in Japan) and everything was in the box that was pictured (even some Velcro straps that were not mentioned in the auction). The machine was well packagedThis particular machine has 6 large paddles and 4 small ones. There are other models that have more pads...I suggest maybe getting the 14 paddle version, so you won't have to rotate the pads to different areas. There was some assembly required...I had to attach the plastic paddle holders to the sides of the unit...the screws were already in place. Once I plugged all the paddles in and set up the machine, I fired it up, and a brilliant flash of red from the paddles signaled it was doing a pre-test...all looked good.
My wife agreed to be the first guinea-pig, so I strapped the paddles onto strategic areas (tummy, thighs) set the power to the suggested 60% (there are 20 increments on the touch display, so I adjusted the power up to the 12th mark) and waited for the smell of bacon (just kidding...sort of). My wife said she just felt a little warmth, so we might bump up the power a little for the next session. After 20 minutes (automatic timer) we positioned the paddles to the areas that weren't covered, and set it for another 20 minutes (should have gotten the 14 paddle unit...but it cost much more). Since this was just the first session, we aren't expecting much, but I will post any changes. Anyway, afterward she then ran for her usual 20 minutes. She is in no way overweight, but struggles with the usual problem areas most women face.
Now for my experience...I wanted to focus just on my stomach, love-handles, and a little fat that has made it's way under my chest (no one likes man-boobs). I placed the large paddles on the large areas of my gut and sides, and put a couple small paddles just underneath my pectoral muscles. The large paddles were a little warm, but the small paddles actually felt like they were stinging me. I picked one up and felt the surface...it was cool to the touch...so it was the laser(s) that was giving me the sensation...it actually felt like it was stinging underneath my skin. It wasn't too uncomfortable, so I continued (might have been that there wasn't enough fat). Once my 20 minutes was up, I removed the paddles...and found a small rash under the small paddles, but nothing under the large ones. I'll probably bump up the power on the large paddles, and not use the small ones for the next session. I have read online that most people have a slight irritation of the skin after treatment, so I'll keep bumping up the power until I get similar results.
Anyway, I'll post changes and updates as they come along.
I just received my 14 pad lipo machine. Came with 4 fuses. Can't figure out where they go. Also, does your pads heat up? Are they supposed to? I didn't get any instructions or manual with my package. Please let me know. Thanks