Just because each service at TLC Medispa relies on laser energy, that doesn't mean the center's equipment isn't versatile. That's because the center uses the Palomar StarLux 500 and Cynosure Elite laser systems, a practice which means the staff of certified laser technicians can treat any skin type, and the newer Palomar Vectus for quicker treatments.
During laser hair-removal treatments, techs aim these machines' intense beams of light at hairs to seal off the blood vessels that feed the follicles, thereby permanently preventing regrowth. The technicians also use lasers to clear away wrinkles, scars, acne, pigmentation, and spider veins. Because TLC Medispa's staff includes board-certified doctors, clients can also ascertain whether stethoscopes can detect disloyalty in pets.
Esthetic Laser Clinic?s certified laser specialists and licensed master aestheticians bolster clients? outer beauty with laser skin systems, soothing spa treatments, and techniques gleaned over a combined 25 years of skincare experience. Four different laser systems from Candela and Lumenis help tailor treatments to individual bodies, dispersing light beams at custom wavelengths to help tighten skin and banish fuzz from most skin types. In photofacials, the clinic's IPL machine uses quick pulses from a flashbulb to help enhance elasticity and soften wrinkles better than sleeping on a pillow of dryer sheets. More than 10 laser-free facial treatments also elevate fa?ades of all ages with serums that cleanse, hydrate, and oxygenate the skin.
The staff at Laser Plus Lasertrolysis & Skin Care—two registered nurses, seven electrologists, and a team of licensed aestheticians—stays abreast of industry trends through extensive training and continuing education. As the center’s name implies, many of its treatments involve laser-based removal of unwanted hair, veins, and skin imperfections. In addition to those advanced therapies, reflexology applies healing pressure to specific energy zones and mineral make up applications with Jane Iredale and organic Eminence products free up time for other important morning tasks, such as peeling off the sticky residue of one’s nightly cocoon.
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Armed with Parisian and American beauty training, aesthetician Soraya Nouralian knows how to help suppress the signs of aging. The skin expert calls on both laser technology and Austrian botanicals to fight facial issues from every angle. At MyGentleLase, her beautification haven, clients can attend a no-cost initial consultation to determine which services are best for their skin type, beauty needs, and childhood phobias of being shrunk. Among clients? options are laser hair removal, skin-tightening treatments, and facials and peels that call on products from the Vienna-based Dr. Temt skincare line.
Sugaring Studio Inc. prefers a sweet method of hair removal: sugar. Technicians blend sugar with natural ingredients such as water and lemon juice to create a honey-like paste, which removes unwanted fuzz like traditional wax. But, unlike chemical formulations, the paste may reduce skin irritation, minimize ingrown hairs, and let recipients imagine their knees are cupcakes. When they aren't smoothing bodies with sugaring services, the studio's beauty experts can treat hands and feet to mani-pedis with traditional or gel polish.