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Average Customer Rating * * * * * 4.4 out of 5(295 reviews)

Very effective

Joanne rowley | Female | 46 | 5 * * * * *

I’ve only been using it for 4 weeks so far but I’m really pleased with the results. My hair growth is definitely a lot finer and not as thick on my legs and I’m only 4 weeks into using it. At first it was slightly uncomfortable to use but I’m now used to it and don’t really notice it . I can only comment as of now but I’m really confident that it will be totally effective on my hair removal.. I’d definitely recommend it ..Love it

Quick Results

Maire Mulholland | Female | 47 | 5 * * * * *

I have only been using the Smoothskin Gold for four weeks now but am already seeing great results! Hair growth has dramatically slowed down and in some places has stopped altogether. I have pale skin and dark hair so the products is ideal for me. Very quick and simple to use......I wish I had found this long ago! I noticed a difference from first use so I expect to see a huge difference by time I have completed the recommended 12 week initial programme. Thank you Smoothskin!

Good so far...

Yazmine | Female | 22 | 4 * * * * *

I've been using the Smoothskin for a few weeks now and I'm not seeing any immediate changes but I am being patient and I will update as I go!

Early days but...

CDA | Female | 43 | 4 * * * * *

.... I've only used the device three times so far so it's a little early for me to post absolute rave reviews, but from what I can tell, the hair regrowth is definitely slowing down and I can spot a few patches where it isn't growing back. I really like this device as it's so quick, compared to a rival brand which I tried the other year. With that one, you had to wait up to 4 seconds between "flashes" and it also had a finite number of flashes after which it was thought it would need replacing. The Smoothskin Bare is much quicker and easier to use: as long as you hold the button down, it will flash almost continuously. And it doesn't run out of flashes either, which is a real bonus. It takes about 20-30 minutes for me to treat two full legs, bikini area, arms, underarm and upper lip. I'm looking forward to seeing better and more permanent results soon but in the meantime I'm very happy with this device!

Good results

Amanda Furlong | Female | 32 | 5 * * * * *

I am the classic pale skin with dark hair that thus product is aimed at. I have had a treatment from a salon on my underarms and biniki. I have tried this home version three times and have noticed slower growth and patches already. It's not as effective as the salon but over time (12 weeks) I feel like I will achieve the same results for half the price 🙃

Week 5!

Amanda | Female | 35 | 5 * * * * *

Week 5 and all I can say is eeek! I’m starting to see results, like, REAL results! I’ve always needed to shave everyday, especially my underarms, in fact it’s not unusual to find me shaving them morning and evening in the summer. Maybe I’m a teensy bit ocd about it, I HATE stubble but this is game changing, life changing stuff I’m now experiencing. I can now go 3 days easily between shaves, and what growth there is is becoming much finer and patchy. I am properly excited about what the next few weeks will bring. Watch this space!

Love it!

Jordan | Female | 24 | 5 * * * * *

I've only had the chance to use my SmoothSkin Bare a few times now, so it's a little early for a review but already in love with it. Have seen growth time slow down and the hair that is growing feels thinner. The product also feels super high-quality, which is a bonus!

Loving it!

Jen Cooke | Female | 34 | 5 * * * * *

I've tried a different brand of home IPL in the past and although I was seeing results I gave up because it was just so time-consuming and painful/hot. So happy to have discovered Smooth Skin, it's fabulous! So quick and pain-free, just really easy to use and convenient. I've only used it a couple of times so it's a bit too soon to talk about results, but so far I'm loving it! And will definitely keep up the treatments. Can't wait to be hair free for my upcoming wedding/honeymoon. Thank you Smooth Skin!


Mark | Male | 52 | 5 * * * * *

I purchased the Smoothskin Bare 6 weeks ago. Being male I have course heavy thick hair. I had to shave my legs every 2nd day and with that on the second day the pricking of the regrowth was insane. Using the Smoothskin Bare for 6 weeks sometimes twice in one week, the results are amazing. I've gone from shaving every 2nd day to once a week. Yes.... I did say once a week. Incredible right? Now there are areas that are recommended for the product not to be used and I would not encourage use on those areas. However, I have treated those areas and the results are also impressive. If this is six weeks usage, I can't wait for the end of the 12th week. For a bloke my skin is incredibly smooth and soft and I'm not ashamed to say that. Oh by the way, I'm in my 50's which means there is also an amount of grey on my chest. I will give an update at the end of the 12th week. SmoothSkin Bare Ultrafast IPL Hair Removal is a fantastic system.

Takes time, but worth it

Rachel | Female | 30 | 4 * * * * *

I waited until the first 12 weeks had passed to see if I would notice any results. For me, this hasn't been a quick process and there are certainly some patches of hair still remaining. However, they are considerably sparser and my upper lip hair and underarm hair have all but disappeared. Overall, happy with the SmoothSkin Bare and am confident I will see results on the stubborn patches of hair on my legs as I continue using it.

Great results - just keep at it!

Kirsty | Female | 23 | 5 * * * * *

I have used smoothskin gold religiously once a week for 12 weeks and I love it! Hair growth is noticeably less on my legs, underarms and bikini. I'm so glad I gave it a go. I'm converted! I only have to shave my underarms once a week before I do my smoothskin now. Hair on my legs is so patchy it's hardly noticeable. Wish I started this years ago.

Has done nothing for me

Annie Burke | Female | 27 | 1 * * * * *

Unfortunately, after following the instructions this hasn't worked for me at all even with me persevering

So fast and easy to use.

Samantha | Female | 27 | 5 * * * * *

I treated myself to a Smoothskin Bare as I was fed up of having to shave daily and also the cost of razors. I have olive skin and dark hair so I thought this product would be perfect. Needless to say it has not let me down. I followed the instructions to the letter and soon started seeing a difference. I have been using it for 5 months now and I no longer have to bother shaving at all. I really like the fact that it is so quick and it doesn't hurt. I will definitely be recommending it to my friends.

update from my 1st review

karen marshall | Female | 52 | 4 * * * * *

I said I would update after using a further 12 weeks and have to say after using weekly (well nearly!) I am seeing a difference. What I was most horrified by was my upper lip hair continuing and after carrying on using it I can see a difference. The hair is still there but barely noticeable and very fine and not black. I do get the occasional bristle which to be honest is better for me being plucked but on the whole it\'s definitely better. My legs are still bristlely but I only need to shave once a week and they aren\'t visable like before when I had black hairs after a couple of days. My underarms are nearly gone, in fact I can\'t ever see any . All in all I\'m getting better results but certainly not quick for me. I will continue if it takes a year as it\'s the best hair removal device I\'ve used. Thanks for reading. Hope it works for others a little quicker.


Marie | Female | 34 | 5 * * * * *

Had for one year now and it's transformed my life. Underarm hair has been a struggle. Though the hair never completely disappeared, I can now go every 2-3 days instead of daily. My lip hair has seriously reduced. No more spots left from waxing. Haven't touched my bikini line in 10 months. I always waxed but had patches. Now I'm tidy all the time. Legs took the longest to see the difference. Was nearly 3 month of weekly treatments to see the difference but it finally happened. I hated the weeks leading up to a wax appointment. I have fairing skin with dark hair. So the summer months were a series of covering up til waxed then cover again. Recently went away fir two weeks and never thought about my legs once. They still need a shave once in a while but they are smooth all the time. No more stubble within hours of shaving. Love it!!

Hasn't worked for me

Ali | Female | 32 | 1 * * * * *

Unfortunately this hasn't worked for me! I followed the instructions to the letter . Fair skinned. Perhaps the reason why it's not worked is that my hair is too light, but it hasn't worked in my underarms/bikini line either where I'm not so fair. Anyway, I contacted customer support and they have suggested I try the Gold - so I am persevering and starting anew with the 12 week program. I'm 2 weeks into that but am yet to see any change. Not sure it's worth the time/money/hassle to be honest, despite all the positive reviews. I am disappointed. However, no side effects to using it, not painful etc.

Early days

Alison | Female | 24 | 4 * * * * *

I've only just done my second week so it's a bit early for a real review. I'm not noticing any results yet, but it is definitely an easy device to use and isn't painful. I'd recommend doing your face first because the operating area gets quite warm and I found it more comfortable to do it first. Hoping for some results soon.


Susannah Fletcher | Female | 45 | 5 * * * * *

I thought long and hard before I purchased this device as I have owned a couple of others. I picked this one due to the speed and ease of use and am thrilled with the results so far, as is my husband! :-)

It is great!

Cynthia | Female | 33 | 5 * * * * *

I‘ve bought the smoothskin gold for 2 weeks. Just follow the instructions and my body hair is less than before now. It still grow but it is softer and easy to pull out. Can't wait to see the change.

Not working as good as it should for me

karen marshall | Female | 51 | 3 * * * * *

I bought my smoothskin bare from boots mother's day weekend as a treat from my kids and husband. I am brunette hair, easy to tan skin, dark hairs on legs etc and I have always had the horrible upper lip hair. I epilated my legs for years and bleached my upper lip and plucked the odd nasty hair and shaved my under arms and public hair. I stopped doing all this before using my ipl and allowed the hair to grow and shaved as per the instructions. The only time I have ever shaved my upper lip hair too. I've been using my ipl bare ever since mid march and although the regrowth has slowed down its certainly not gone and I actually now get black hairs growing in my upper area, stubble I guess you would call it. I had googled heavily for all reviews on ipl systems and the reviews of smoothskin ipl bare were the best but it definitely isn't working after 12 weeks of using, especially my upper lip area. I can leave my legs now for a few days but they are still growing happily away. I shall continue in the hope I will one day be smooth and I feel devastated about my upper lip. What once was a few wispy hairs is now looking like a full mustache would grow if I did not shave. All in all disappointed as yet! I will update after another 12 weeks.

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