change of colour, which makes it potentially harder to identify skin-
related diseases (e.g. skin cancer).
On nipples and mucous areas.
After intensive sunbathing and/or on sunburnt skin or if you use suntan
On warts, tattoo or permanent make-up. This can result in a burn and
change of colour.
If you use long-lasting deodorants. This can result in skin reactions.
Over or near anything artificial like silicon implants, Implanon
contraceptive implants, pacemakers, subcutaneous injection ports
(insulin dispenser) or piercings.
Electromagnetic fields (EMF)
This Philips appliance complies with all standards regarding electromagnetic
fields (EMF). If handled properly and according to the instructions in this
user manual, the appliance is safe to use based on scientific evidence
Fully charge the batteries before you use the appliance for the first time
and when the batteries are empty. Fully charging the batteries takes up to
Charge the appliance when the charging light lights up orange during use.
When the charging light goes on, the remaining capacity is at least 30
Fully charged batteries provide at least 160 flashes at light intensity 5, which
amounts to approx. 15 minutes of cordless operation time. The actual
number of flashes varies, depending on the selected light intensity (see
'Efficacy at different light intensities' in chapter 'Preparing for use').
Fully charge the appliance every 3 to 4 months, even if you do not use the
appliance for a longer time.
Switch off the appliance.
Insert the small plug into the appliance and put the adapter in the
The charging light flashes green to indicate that the appliance is
When the batteries are fully charged, the charging light lights
up green continuously.
Caution: Never cover the appliance and adapter during charging.
Note: During charging, the appliance cannot be used.
Note: The adapter feels warm during charging. This is normal.
After charging, remove the adapter from the wall socket and pull the
small plug out of the appliance.
Preparing for use
For optimal results and highest efficacy, prepare the areas on which you
intend to use the appliance in the manner described below.