Totally painless laser using IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) to treat sun damage, age spots, and rosacea. Intense pulsed light (IPL) is a technology used in various skin treatments, including hair removal and photofacials. A handheld flashgun is passed across the skin, delivering a spectral range of light that targets the hair or skin issue. These types of treatments may also be called laser skin rejuvenation. IPL is not technically a laser but it is similar to laser resurfacing treatments.