(IPL) Photofacial A Photofacial treatment is a series of gentle intense pulsed light (IPL) treatments developed to improve the appearance of sun-damaged and aged skin, as well as reduce redness and flushing, resulting in more youthful-looking skin. IPL Photofacial, also known as fotofacial treatments, consistently and predictably improve the texture, tone, and color of the skin with little to no down time.