Halo Laser Treatment


Halo is a hybrid fractional laser that combines ablative and non-ablative wavelengths to work on the skin’s surface and deeper layers. It’s fantastic for addressing visible signs of aging, such as wrinkles, fine lines, and scars, providing comprehensive skin rejuvenation with noticeable results and minimal downtime.

Procedure time
1-2 hours
Back to normal
Recovery time
24 hrs
Duration of results
3-4 months
Discomfort level
No. of treatments
Course of 3
Cost from

Book consultation


What is Halo Laser Treatment?

Imagine giving your skin a total reboot, blending the best of both worlds to target every little imperfection from the surface right down to the deeper layers. That’s Halo Laser Treatment for you – a skincare game-changer that’s all the buzz. What makes Halo the skincare world’s latest crush? It’s all about its dual-wavelength magic. With one wavelength (1470 nm) diving deep to renew from within and the other (2940 nm) polishing the surface, it’s like getting two treatments in one go. This means it can tackle everything from fine lines and wrinkles to uneven tone and texture. It’s the ultimate in skin rejuvenation, leaving you with that glowy, just-back-from-vacation look, without the jet lag. Welcome to the future of flawless skin, courtesy of Halo.

What should I do before my Halo treatment?

Before you get your Halo glow on, there’s a bit of prep work to ensure your skin is ready to shine. Think of it as getting your canvas ready for a masterpiece. Here’s your pre-Halo checklist:

Sun Ban: Four weeks before your session, start playing it cool with the sun. No tanning or basking, as sun-kissed skin isn’t the best starting point for Halo. Post-treatment, you’ll also need to dodge the sun for two weeks to protect that fresh, new layer of skin.

Product Pause: A week before your Halo date, it’s time to give your skin a break from the heavy hitters like retinol or glycolic acid. These can irritate your skin, and we want it in tip-top shape for treatment.

Hydration Station: Drink plenty of water! Hydrated skin is happy skin, especially when it’s about to undergo rejuvenation.

Herpes Heads-Up: If cold sores are a thing for you, chat with your provider about antiviral meds beforehand. Better safe than sorry, as treatments like Halo can trigger a flare-up.

Remember, this isn’t just about getting the best results (though, who doesn’t want those?)—it’s also about keeping your skin safe and healthy throughout the process. So, tick off these boxes, and you’re on your way to that Halo radiance!

Do I need to use any special creams / skincare prior to my Halo treatment?

To optimise the results from your Halo treatment, think of prepping your skin like waking up a sleeping beauty—except in this case, it’s about kick-starting your skin’s collagen factories. Starting before your Halo session, give your skin a boost with top notch medical-grade skincare. This isn’t just any old routine; it’s about laying the groundwork for phenomenal results.

Imagine your skin’s collagen production as a series of little factories that have been on a bit of a break. By introducing high-quality skincare products into your routine, you’re essentially flipping the “on” switch, getting them back in action and ready to work in tandem with the Halo laser. This pre-game strategy helps ensure that once the Halo treatment does its magic, your skin is primed and ready to respond with all cylinders firing, leading to more dramatic, beautiful outcomes.

So, invest in that medical-grade skincare. Think of it as the warm-up act before the main event, setting the stage for your skin to glow brighter than ever post-Halo.

How should I care for my skin after the treatment?

After your Halo treatment, think of your skin as being in a delicate state of healing and renewal. Here’s how to show it some love:

  • Moisturise Gently: Your skin will be thirsty, so quench it with a gentle, soothing moisturizer. This helps keep it hydrated and supports the healing process.
  • Sunscreen is Your Best Friend: Protect your fresh, new skin with a broad-spectrum sunscreen. This is crucial to prevent any damage from the sun’s rays, which can be even more harmful to your sensitized skin post-treatment.
  • Shade is Key: Keep direct sun exposure to a minimum. Think of it as a great excuse to sport stylish hats or to relax in the shade. Your skin is vulnerable after Halo, and UV rays are not its friend.
  • Follow the Plan: Your clinician knows your skin best, especially after a Halo treatment. Stick to any specific aftercare instructions they give you, as these are tailored to your skin’s unique needs.

Remember, your skin is in a state of rejuvenation. By treating it with care, you’re helping to ensure the best possible results from your Halo treatment.

What are the benefits of Halo treatments?

Halo laser treatments are your skin’s best ally, offering a rejuvenation revolution. In a nutshell, they smooth out your skin’s texture, dial down fine lines and wrinkles, shrink those pesky pores, and even out your complexion for that coveted glow. It’s like giving your skin a reset button for a fresher, younger-looking you. It can also improve the appearance of acne scarring.

Is there any downtime after Halo treatment?

During this downtime, which typically lasts about 3 to 7 days, your skin goes through its transformation process. You might notice some redness, as if you’ve caught a bit of sun, and swelling—think of it as your skin puffing up with potential. Peeling is also part of the journey, your old skin making way for the new. It’s all a sign that the treatment is working its magic. But there’s a unique aspect to Halo downtime: the appearance of MENDs, or Microscopic Epidermal Necrotic Debris. These tiny, dark specks are a sign that the laser is doing its job, targeting the skin to stimulate rejuvenation and collagen production. They’re part of the process as your skin sheds the old and embraces the new.

Can pregnant women undergo Halo treatment?

It is generally advised to avoid cosmetic laser treatments during pregnancy due to a lack of safety data.

How much does a Halo treatment cost?

The cost is approximately €1200, but this can vary based on location and specific treatment details.

What is the difference between BBL / Halo and BBL/ Moxi/ Halo Stax treatments?

BBL/Halo and BBL/Moxi/Halo Stax treatments are both advanced skin rejuvenation methods, but they bring different approaches and benefits to the table, based on the combination of technologies used.


BBL (BroadBand Light): therapy uses intense pulsed light to target and treat skin conditions associated with aging, active lifestyles, and sun damage. It’s excellent for improving skin tone, texture, elasticity, and pigmentation.

Halo is a hybrid fractional laser that combines ablative and non-ablative wavelengths to work on the skin’s surface and deeper layers. It’s fantastic for addressing visible signs of aging, such as wrinkles, fine lines, and scars, providing comprehensive skin rejuvenation with noticeable results and minimal downtime.


  • Enhanced skin appearance by targeting a wide range of concerns, from superficial blemishes to deeper tissue rejuvenation.
  • Reduced downtime compared to traditional ablative treatments, thanks to the Halo laser’s hybrid technology.
  • Improvement in skin tone, texture, and firmness.

BBL/Moxi/Halo Stax: This treatment stacks the benefits of BBL, Moxi, and Halo technologies in a tailored treatment plan to address an even broader spectrum of skin concerns.

Moxi is a gentle laser treatment designed to correct the initial signs of sun damage and aging, ideal for patients looking for minimal downtime. It’s especially good for treating early signs of damage and maintaining skin health.

Combining BBL, Moxi, and Halo allows for a customizable treatment approach that can address everything from surface-level concerns like pigmentation and fine lines to deeper issues such as scars and wrinkles.


  • A comprehensive, customizable skin rejuvenation plan that addresses a wide range of skin concerns across different layers of the skin.
  • The combination approach allows for tailored treatments that can maximize results while still managing downtime and patient comfort.
  • Targets not just the symptoms of skin aging and damage but also the underlying causes, leading to longer-lasting results and healthier, more resilient skin.
  • In summary, while both treatments offer superior skin rejuvenation benefits, the BBL/Moxi/Halo Stax approach allows for a more tailored, comprehensive treatment plan that can address a broader range of skin concerns with a strategic combination of technologies.

What medication should I take in advance if I’m prone to cold sores?

A course of antiviral medication like Valtrex is recommended to prevent an outbreak of cold sores.

If you’re prone to cold sores and planning to undergo a procedure that might trigger an outbreak, such as a laser treatment, it’s wise to take preventive measures. A commonly recommended approach is to start a course of antiviral medication, such as Valtrex (valacyclovir), to help prevent the occurrence of cold sores.

Typically, your healthcare provider might advise you to begin taking the medication one to two days before your scheduled treatment. The course can vary but often extends through the recovery period, roughly for about 5 to 7 days in total. The exact timing and dosage should be directed by your healthcare provider based on your medical history and the specifics of your treatment plan. It’s important to follow their guidance closely to ensure the best possible outcome and minimize the risk of a cold sore outbreak.

Can individuals with dark skin have Halo treatments?

Yes, Halo is suitable for various skin types, including dark skin. Treatment parameters are adjusted to ensure safety and effectiveness.

For those with darker skin, there’s an essential step to take before diving into the Halo experience: pre-treatment with prescription-strength pigment-controlling skincare or hydroquinone. This preparatory phase is crucial because it helps to minimize the risk of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) — a condition where the skin becomes darker in areas that have been irritated or injured, which can be a concern for those with darker skin undergoing laser treatments.

By incorporating these powerful pigment-controlling products into your skincare regimen before your Halo treatment, you’re essentially setting the stage for a more successful outcome. This approach helps to even out the skin tone and ensure that the Halo laser can work its magic more effectively, enhancing your skin’s texture, tone, and overall radiance with minimized risks. Always consult with your healthcare provider for personalized advice and to determine the best pre-treatment plan for your skin type and concerns.

What are stacked Halo treatments?

Stacked treatments refer to combining Halo with other procedures like BBL (BroadBand Light) and Moxi for enhanced results addressing a wider range of skin concerns.

Is the Halo treatment painful?

When it comes to the Halo treatment, most patients find it quite manageable in terms of discomfort, often describing it as a mild sensation. On the pain scale, many place it around a 4 out of 10, which is pretty bearable for a procedure that does such wonders for the skin.

Before the laser even comes near your skin, a topical anaesthetic cream is applied to the area being treated. This cream is a game-changer, as it significantly reduces any discomfort, making the experience more like a chill session rather than a daunting procedure. So, while the idea of lasers might sound a bit sci-fi, with the anaesthetic cream on your side, you’re set for a surprisingly comfortable journey to radiant skin.

How soon can I see results after a Halo treatment?

After a Halo treatment, you won’t have to wait long to start noticing changes in your skin. In just the first few days post-treatment, you might start seeing some visible improvements in your skin’s texture and overall appearance. Over the next few months, your skin will continue to improve, revealing more dramatic results. With a little patience, you’ll see the true potential of your skin’s transformation.

How will I look immediately after the treatment?

Let’s simplify and recap your healing journey to make it super clear:

Feeling Warmth & Redness

  • What’s Happening: Your skin will feel very warm right after the treatment, kind of like a sunburn, and this could last for a day. Redness is also totally expected. It might get more noticeable for a few days, with the third day often being the peak, and can stick around for a week depending on how intense the treatment was.
  • What to Do: A cold compress or a spritz of mineral water can help cool and soothe your skin. Stick to gentle skin care products, keep your skin moisturized, and avoid sun exposure to help your skin recover smoothly.

Pinpoint Bleeding

  • What’s Happening:: You might notice tiny spots of bleeding on the treated area, which could last a few hours to about half a day.
  • What to Do: Just dab these spots gently with a damp piece of gauze.


  • What’s Happening:: It’s common for the treated area to swell up right after your treatment.
  • What to Do: Cold compresses can help reduce this swelling. To keep swelling, especially around your eyes, to a minimum, try sleeping with your head elevated for the first couple of nights. Expect the swelling to go down in 2 to 4 days.

MENDs (Microscopic Epidermal Necrotic Debris)

  • What’s Happening:: On the second or third day, you might notice tiny dark spots and a bronzed look to your skin. This is all part of the healing process, showing that the treatment is working to renew your skin.
  • What to Do: Keep your skin moisturized. It might feel very dry and rough, like sandpaper, and then start to flake and peel. It’s important not to pick at these flakes or peel them off.
    Each of these reactions is a normal part of the healing process after your treatment. Following the care instructions will help you heal faster and more comfortably.

How long does the Halo treatment session last?

A session typically lasts about 1-2 hours, including preparation and treatment time.

How many Halo sessions will I need?

The number of sessions depends on individual goals and skin condition, but generally, 1-2 sessions are recommended for optimal results. Acne patients may require 3 or more sessions depending on depth and extent of scarring.

Can Halo treatments be performed on parts of the body other than the face?

Yes, Halo can treat various body areas, including the neck, chest, arms, and hands.
Halo laser treatments, renowned for their versatility and effectiveness, extend beyond facial rejuvenation to address concerns on various parts of the body, such as the neck, chest, arms, and hands. Treating these areas with Halo can yield a multitude of benefits, enhancing skin health and appearance.


  • Improved Texture and Firmness: The neck often shows signs of aging like sagging skin and crepiness. Halo treatments can help by stimulating collagen production, leading to improved skin texture and firmness.
  • Reduction of Sun Damage: Sun exposure can cause significant damage to the neck’s delicate skin. Halo can reduce the appearance of sunspots and uneven skin tone.

Chest (Décolletage)

  • Sun Damage Repair: Like the neck, the chest area is prone to sun damage, resulting in spots and textural irregularities. Halo treatments can effectively diminish these signs of damage, restoring a more uniform skin tone.
  • Skin Rejuvenation: With age, the chest area may develop wrinkles and lose its youthful appearance. Halo helps rejuvenate this area by enhancing skin quality and reducing the appearance of wrinkles.


  • Youthful Appearance: The hands are a common giveaway of aging, often developing wrinkles, veins, and age spots. Halo treatments can help make the hands look younger by improving skin texture and reducing visible signs of aging.
  • Sun Spot Treatment: Like other parts of the body, the hands are susceptible to sun damage. Halo can effectively reduce the appearance of sunspots and rejuvenate the skin. General Benefits for Body Treatments

Minimally Invasive with Minimal Downtime: Halo treatments are less invasive compared to traditional laser resurfacing methods, offering quicker recovery times. This makes it a convenient option for body areas.

Customizable Treatments: The Halo system allows for customization according to the specific concerns and skin types of different body areas, ensuring optimal results.

By treating the neck, chest, arms, and hands, Halo can provide a more youthful and radiant overall appearance, boosting confidence and skin health.

Will I need to take time off work after a Halo treatment?

Depending on the intensity of the treatment and your job, you may need to take a few days off to manage the initial healing phase.

How does Halo compare to other laser treatments?

Halo uniquely combines ablative and non-ablative wavelengths, offering comprehensive results with less downtime compared to traditional laser resurfacing treatments.

What is the difference between Halo and Fraxel?

Halo and Fraxel are advanced laser treatments for skin rejuvenation with different approaches. Halo combines ablative and non-ablative lasers for quick, noticeable results and a shorter recovery time, targeting both surface and deeper skin issues with less downtime. Fraxel, available in non-ablative and ablative options, offers gradual improvements, especially effective for deep wrinkles and extensive sun damage, with recovery varying by intensity. Both share similar risks like redness and swelling but promise significant skin improvements when handled by experienced professionals.

What is the difference between Halo and Secret Pro?

Secret Pro CO2 combines CO2 laser and microneedling technologies to resurface the skin, targeting deeper layers for significant rejuvenation, while Halo uses a hybrid of ablative and non-ablative erbium laser technologies to address both surface and deeper skin concerns with less downtime. Both treatments offer effective solutions for skin texture, scars, and signs of aging, but Halo’s dual laser approach tends to provide a more comprehensive treatment with quicker recovery. While individual results may vary, Halo’s innovative combination of laser technologies has a strong evidence base supporting its effectiveness in achieving a balanced skin rejuvenation.

Are there any long-term care instructions after Halo treatment?

Long-term, maintaining a healthy skincare routine with sun protection is key to preserving the results. Taking good care of your skin in the long run is crucial to keep that glow going strong. Here’s the scoop: long-term, it’s all about sticking to a healthy skincare routine that includes, most importantly, sun protection.

Why the big fuss about SPF? Well, think of the sun as that friend who means well but can sometimes lead you into trouble. Sun exposure is a major player when it comes to skin aging and damage. UV rays can undo all the hard work your Halo treatment did, bringing back issues like discoloration, fine lines, and uneven texture. Add in a routine of gentle cleansing, moisturising, antioxidant serums and retinoids for that extra punch, and you’re all set to enjoy those Halo results for the long haul.

Is Halo Laser Treatment safe?

Absolutely, Halo Laser Treatment is both safe and effective, especially when you’re in the hands of a qualified and experienced professional. Our staff have the training, knowledge, and experience to ensure you get the best possible results with safety as a top priority. It’s all about making positive changes in a secure and controlled environment, and they’re there to guide you through every step of the process.

What our clients say...