Elite iQ Vs Soprano Ice


The Elite IQ and Soprano Ice are two popular laser hair removal systems that use different technologies to achieve effective hair removal results. The Elite IQ laser is a dual-wavelength laser system that can be used on all skin types, including darker skin tones. It uses both an Alexandrite and YAG laser to target hair follicles and deliver effective hair removal. 

The system is also equipped with SkinTel technology that reads the skin type and adjusts the laser settings accordingly to ensure safe and effective treatment. The Elite IQ also has a high repetition rate, making it a fast and efficient treatment option.

The Soprano Ice, on the other hand, uses a diode laser to target hair follicles. It also has a cooling mechanism that cools the skin before, during, and after treatment to minimize discomfort and reduce the risk of skin damage. The Soprano Ice is also designed to be used on all skin types, including darker skin tones, and is known for its effective hair removal results.

When it comes to the number of treatments required for each system, it varies depending on the individual’s skin type, hair color, and the area being treated. Both systems typically require multiple treatment sessions to achieve optimal results.

In terms of which system is better, it ultimately depends on the individual’s needs and preferences. The Elite IQ may be a better option for those looking for a fast and efficient treatment, while the Soprano Ice may be a better option for those with sensitive skin or who are concerned about discomfort during treatment.

Overall, both the Elite IQ and Soprano Ice are effective hair removal systems that use advanced laser technologies to deliver safe and long-lasting results. It’s important to consult with a qualified and experienced provider to determine which system is best suited for your individual needs and skin type.


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Cynosure Elite iQ Laser

The Cynosure Elite iQ is the newest member of the Elite family featuring the Skintel® Melanin Reader™, and increased energy, for safe, fast, and effective treatments.

Skintel® The Cosmetic Industry’s First Melanin Reader.

Skintel Melanin Reader is the cosmetic industry’s first FDA cleared melanin reader. It enables our technicians to identify test spot settings, optimizing laser hair removal treatments custom tailored to each patient’s skin type, ethnicity, and lifestyle. There’s no more guessing by eye or judging the skin type or if a patient has been in the sun. Skintel allows us to choose the right parameters for each treatment.

Versatility and Power

The Elite iQ is a high powered, 30A Nd: YAG device capable of performing a large variety of treatments.  From laser hair removal to facial vein removal, sun damage, wrinkles, and pigmentation removal.



  • Permanent hair reduction
  • Smooth, silky skin
  • Reduction of ingrown hairs
  • Times with no downtime required
  • Reduces excessive hair growth (PCOS)
  • Safer and more effective than other laser treatments
  • Safe on all skin types
  • Targets blonde or grey hair
  • Less painful
  • Requires fewer treatments

Soprano ICE Laser

Soprano ICE is one of the most modern laser hair removal system available, providing a practically painless treatment that works on both light and dark skin and coarse and fine hair. Treatments can be done at any time of year, even if your skin is tanned. Treatment sessions are rapid, even for huge areas like the legs or back, and there is no downtime, so you can get back to your regular activities right away, including the gym. This treatment is ideal for sensitive or difficult-to-reach parts of the body, such as the ears, nostrils, and bikini line.

What is 'Ice Laser'?

The Soprano ICE device performs ice laser hair removal in a clinic. The machine warms the dermis progressively to a temperature that successfully ‘kills’ the hair follicle and stops hair growth. To maintain the skin’s surface comfortable while targeting the follicles, the section of the device that comes into contact with the skin is ice cold.

ICE technology cools the skin for extended periods during treatment, reducing the risk of burns while keeping the heat in the dermis where the hair follicles are treated. As a result, a cutting-edge hair removal treatment with improved results for all skin types, including dark skin, has been developed.

The Soprano ICE platform, when used together, provides the most comprehensive and effective hair removal solution available today.

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Both laser machines do an excellent job of permanent hair removal. Both Elite iQ and Soprano are FDA-approved and a gold standard premium for Laser Hair Removal.

VERDIT: Elite iQ Laser

After thorough research and analysis, we have determined that the Elite iQ is the top choice for the best laser hair removal machine. While both the Elite iQ and Soprano ICE are excellent options for laser hair removal, they are known for being virtually pain-free and having a high level of patient satisfaction. 

One key advantage of the Elite iQ is the Skintel Melanin Reader, which eliminates the guesswork involved in setting up each laser hair removal session. It is important to note that both machines are produced by reputable laser companies.

However, the deciding factor in our choice was the Elite iQ’s versatility in treating a variety of other skin conditions, such as brown spots, blue facial veins, hyperpigmentation, uneven pigmentation, venous lakes, vascular lesions, and pigmented lesions, and rosacea. 

This additional range of uses makes the Elite iQ a more comprehensive and worthwhile investment for those seeking a multi-functional laser system.

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