3 Tips to Create More Professional-Looking Slideshow Presentations

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Whether you’re pitching a new idea to potential business partners or investors, or simply providing an in-house report – it is important that you’re able to create a professional-looking slideshow presentation. Unfortunately you may find that easier said than done, which is why the following tips may be a big help:

  • Less is more

Do not try to cram too much information into each of your slides. Ideally every slide should focus on a single main point, and consist of 3 to 4 bullet points at most – totaling 15 words or less. The same rule applies when you’re using visuals (i.e. graphs or images), and each visual should have its own slide so that it can make an impact.

  • Use typography to establish hierarchy

Within each slide you should use typography to create a hierarchy denoting its importance. While you may not want to vary the font, you can use bold text, colors, or even block quotes to draw attention to certain areas.

  • Keep the overall presentation short

The average presentation tends to be anything from 15 to 20 minutes in duration. That is normally about enough time for 10 slides, and anything more than that will likely lose its impact. If you find your presentation is too long you may want to distill it, or move some of the less important information from the slides and to your narration instead.

Of course in order to create a slideshow presentation you’ll need the right tools – and Movavi Slideshow Maker will be able to equip you with everything you need. Essentially it is a simple tool that will let you compile slides consisting of images, or even videos.

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Once you’ve added the slides that you want included in your presentation, you can then adjust the parameters such as the slide duration. Additionally Movavi Slideshow Maker will let you improve your presentation and give it some flair by adding transitions that link your slides to one another.

If you want you can even add background music to your presentation using Movavi Slideshow Maker. In fact not only will it supply you with built-in tracks that you can choose from, but you can even import your own audio material. Assuming you add background music, you can set the slide duration to automatically match the tempo of the music.

In the event that you want to add to the unique appearance of your presentation, Movavi Slideshow Maker has numerous types of filters and special effects that can alter its atmosphere. It also will let you add customizable text fields that can act as captions, titles or subtitles.

All in all you should definitely be able to create an impressive and professional-looking presentation with these tools. Because Movavi Slideshow Maker will let you save it as a video, you will find that you can even upload your presentation to online video sharing platforms such as YouTube, and distribute it to people a lot more easily as a result.

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The 3 Main Types of Permanent Hair Removal: Which One Is Best for You

Which Type of Permanent Hair Removal Is Best for Me?

Rates of people seeking permanent hair removal solutions in the past decade have shot up – and that goes for women and men.

There are three main types of permanent hair removal readily available at most good clinics, which are:

  • Laser
  • IPL
  • Electrolysis

The question is, what are the differences and which type of hair removal will suit you the most?

Some are more painful than others, while some have a higher success rate at keeping hair completely at bay than other kinds.

Whichever method you go for, you can be sure that they are all much more effective with less annoying side effects than shaving, plucking, using hair removal cream, or waxing.

Without further ado, read on for an explanation into the differences, pros and cons of each permanent hair removal method so you can make an informed choice about which solution you want to go for.

Laser

Laser hair removal is the most popular and well-known kind of permanent hair removal – but is it the best?

Generally, laser works great for pale-skinned clients with dark hair who want to reduce the unwanted hair on their upper lip, armpits and bikini line, but can also be used on other areas. It doesn’t work very well on dark-skinned or light-haired people.

Laser removal usually takes 4-6 sessions to achieve complete hair eradication but could require more or less. These sessions are recommended to be spaced at a month to six weeks apart, so full treatment can take up the best part of a year.

As with most types of ‘permanent’ hair removal, that is not really the case. It will significantly reduce unwanted hair but cannot be relied on to completely banish the hair for life. Ongoing sessions will be required to keep all hair at bay.

The good news is that laser shouldn’t hurt the patient too much – it feels like a series of elastic bands snapping at the skin. Most patients report significant hair reduction and are very happy with the results.

IPL (Intense Pulsed Light)

IPL works largely in the same way as laser hair removal but uses many more wavelengths to target and kill hair roots. Making each session effectively better at reducing hair growth.

A low dose of IPL continuously shoots deep into the hair follicle, which gets absorbed by the hair papilla pigment. This decomposes and shrinks each hair before it can erupt, significantly impeding hair growth.

This form of treatment is said by some to be more painful than laser – but independent practitioners have developed ways in which to dramatically reduce pain. Hairfreedom Centres in Australia have created a unique cooling system built into their IPL hair removal handsets which immediately creates a numbing sensation along with the light therapy to ensure patients feel little to no pain during the procedure.

How many sessions you need depends on your hair thickness and size of the target area. Armpits, for instance, take around 6 sessions, while bikini line usually takes up to 8. Expect noticeably reduced hair growth from the first session.

Electrolysis

Electrolysis is billed as a progressive treatment to permanently get rid of unwanted hair. It’s a rapid form of hair removal, with treatments delivering tiny pulses of current as little as one-thousandth of a second in length directly into the skin to target hair follicles before they can develop. It is effective on any area of the body.

Depending on the size of the area of treatment, electrolysis sessions usually take up to 45 minutes, but ‘touch up sessions’ can be as quick as 15-20 minutes in the clinic.

Electrolysis can be a better solution because it produces more permanent results than laser and works on all hair colors, not just dark hair. As with most forms of hair removal, it is not pain-free, but not unbearable. Your technician will work at a pace suited to you and your pain threshold.

Getting Treatment

Whichever type sounds best-suited to you, make sure you go to a licensed clinic with fully trained technicians in your chosen hair removal method.