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Skin Treatment

Sciton BBL

Skin Treatment

Sciton BBL

BBL is the world’s most powerful IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) device on the market. It sets new standards in treating imperfections on the surface of the skin, as well as deeper pigmentation issues such as aging, red vessels and sun damage.

BBL is a more advanced version of IPL therapy. IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light and BBL stands for Broad Band Light.

This is an ideal low downtime treatment for sun-damaged and pigmented skin. Broad Band Light also has a regenerative effect on dermal fibroblasts and results in reactivation of protein synthesis that mimics younger skin – hence the treatment has been dubbed Sciton Forever Young.

The light energy delivered by BBL will gently heat the upper layers of your skin. The heat absorbed by the targeted areas will stimulate your skin cells to regenerate. This process will restore your skin to its natural beauty, making it clearer, smoother, vibrant and younger looking.

BBL energy allows your physician to treat age and sun spots, small facial veins, and many other skin conditions. Your physician’s treatment plan will be tailored to match your skin type and your desired results. BBL has a solutions for your skin concerns:

  • Freckles and age spots
  • Small blood vessels and rosacea
  • Acne
  • Aging Skin
  • Loss of firmness

A 10 year research study from Stanford clearly documented that aging can be altered in human skin using BBL technology to provide a functional change, rather than just a cosmetic mimic of youthful appearance. This study reveals that the appearance of younger skin may be due to the differences observed in gene expression patterns of aged skin becoming more like young skin. (See link to Stanford Study)

BroadBand Light treatments can have a short-term and long-term effect on the aging process. The study goes on to say that according to their research, this form of therapy actually changes the way that your DNA works. It makes your skin cells act as if they were younger. They do this by rejuvenating your genes and the genetic code in your DNA. As a result, the genetic code of your skin cells is reset, and you are left with younger-looking skin.


The treatment can be combined with other Sciton procedures such as HALO to achieve an all over rejuvenation of the face and body.

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At a glance

Expected Results

Even tone and texture of the skin

Treatment Time

30 minutes




Long term with maintenance


Am I suitable for Sciton BBL Hero?

The Sciton BBL Hero treatment is often suitable for use on most skin types and tones, including sensitive skin and those with darker tones. As well as working effectively on concerns that affect the even colouring of the skin, BBL Hero can also be used to improve the look of deep lesions and even to reduce unwanted hair.

Is Sciton BBL Hero safe?

Your treatment as NassifMD will always be carried out by a trained and qualified practitioner. Your safety is always a priority and your well-being is thoroughly monitored throughout the procedure. The treatment is medically approved and has produced many successful outcomes for many very satisfied patients.

Will it hurt?

The treatment is not described by patients as being painful, however you may find that a warming sensation can be felt. If you feel any discomfort during the procedure, you can speak with your practitioner who will take the necessary steps to alleviate this.

Are there any side effects or risks?

After the procedure you will be given some advice on how best to care for your skin. You may find that you experience some redness and swelling at the treatment site. However, these effects should only be temporary and will often have eased within a few hours.

Is there any downtime?

Downtime is not often a concern that is associated with undergoing Sciton BBL Hero. The after effects are usually minor and will settle fairly quickly after treatment; meaning you can carry on with your day as you normally would.

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Client Reviews

Jennie Murphy
Jennie Murphy
19 May 2024
Amazing 10/10 they were so supportive I had huge amounts of anxiety the whole time I was literally shaking but the loveliest woman ever held my hand and we chatted away and I love the results so far, id just like to thank them for being so professional they went super above and beyond the customer service is unreal!!!!
Abbey Bebbington
Abbey Bebbington
17 May 2024
I have been to see Amanda a few times now to help with the appearance of my acne scarring and redness. On my first appointment we had a very very thorough consultation which I really appreciated. I then went onto have halo and profractional laser, the aftercare was amazing and she was always on hand to answer any queries over message on her weekend! I have recently been for a checkup where I had more treatment in her own time just so I can get the best results possible. You're in extremely good hands at nassif med spa, everything is amazing from the second you walk through the door. I have had a lot of people curious about what I'm doing too. Thankyou!
Emma Fenlon
Emma Fenlon
27 April 2024
The Hydrafacial Platinum was absolutely fantastic, hands down the best facial I have ever had. My skin felt gorgeous afterwards and the whole experience was relaxing and rejuvenating. Nina was lovely, friendly and explained each stage, which was very reassuring. Amanda and Andi were so welcoming and professional. The clinic is beautifully clean and well presented. I will be back and have already recommended them and this particular treatment to friends and family. Thank you!
Ashley Spence
Ashley Spence
5 April 2024
Great experience throughout. Amanda was brilliant made me feel very relaxed and explained my treatment thoroughly. Looking forward to my next treatment.
Nikita Trehan
Nikita Trehan
29 March 2024
Always love coming here, everyone’s super friendly and such a relaxing atmosphere. They offer a range of incredible services & always going above & beyond.
The NewYou Skin Clinic
The NewYou Skin Clinic
18 March 2024
Amanda was absolutely superb . Very knowledgeable and reassuring. The clinic is beautiful . I will be returning in a month as advised . Very indepth consultation with no pressure at all . Highly recommend.
17 March 2024
An excellent clinic, highly recommended! I visited Nassif Medspa initially for BBL treatment, but soon progressed to Moxi and Hydrafacial treatments. Amanda is a consummate professional, who listened to my (difficult) in-depth journey, and made recommendations to help. My skin has never looked better! Her attention to detail is second-to-none; Amanda genuinely puts time, energy, and her soul into her work, and it really shows. Shout out to the lovely Andy and Nina too. A great clinic with awesome vibes. Big thumbs up! A++++++++++++++++++
Melinda Taylor
Melinda Taylor
8 March 2024
Very professional and know their stuff. Went for a consultation and would highly recommend
Deby Allison
Deby Allison
4 March 2024
Amazing Hydrafacial. The DPD delivery man said what have you done you look brand new.