At Fremont Laser MedSpa, Dr. James Kojian is as one of the first doctors in the Bay area to utilize this new laser treatment, and Fremont Laser Med Spa has treated more than 18,000 clients of every skin type, including more than 3,000 iLipo and Cavitation patients for fat reduction. He oversees a team of laser technicians, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and physicians' assistants as they administer FDA-approved beautification services that keep skin looking youthful. Dr. Kojian draws on his experience in the fields of anti-aging and longevity as well as aesthetics, calibrating his arsenal of lasers to target everything from wrinkles and rosacea to unwanted hair and rebel spacecraft. Fat-liquifying lasers safely circumvent the skin to liquefy fat cells, aiming to let the body flush them away for a potential loss of inches.
European Waxing Center uses hard wax made from beeswax, which is all natural, requires no painful paper strips, and is the equivalent of catnip for Pooh bears. There is also a bevy of waxing services available for both women and men. Ladies can experience up to six weeks of razor freedom with a full leg wax ($58), or add a boost of beach confidence with a bikini ($32) or Brazilian wax ($39). Evict rent-skipping hand-hair ($10 for women, $12 for men), or let freshly de-stranded piggies ($10 for women, $13 for men) go "wee wee wee" all the way to your flip-flops. Gentlemen can cut down on wind resistance during shirtless rollerblading excursions with a chest ($23), neck ($14), and full back ($50) wax.
Clients leaving La Val Skin Studio often look different somehow?refreshed and more relaxed. The masterminds behind the newly rejuvenated skin and brightened eyes are the expert skin specialists inside the studio. These seasoned professionals perform a sweeping array of replenishing beauty treatments, from intensive microdermabrasion diamond peels to glamorous eyelash extensions. They strip away unwanted hair with waxing services, and sooth tired backs with purifying treatments and mineral sea salt polishes. The versatile techs even offer specialty services for gents, including a facial tailored to accommodate the unique skincare needs of older boys, men, and silverback gorillas.
Inside this professional spa, a board-certified physician helps clients wrest youth from the subtle erosions of time with cutting-edge, minimally invasive procedures. The kindly doctor chats with each client to allay any concerns and walk them through their chosen treatment. Then, single-handedly, she administers Botox and collagen injections and customizes chemical peels to shrink pores, diminish acne scaring, and even out complexions. Obagi and organic skincare products line the shelves, a refreshing change from the bowling-league plaques crowding most doctors? offices.
As a seasoned cosmetologist, Karuna Khanna polishes appearances that are striving for dazzling beauty. Facials cleanse pores and revitalize cells with nourishing creams, while henna can temporarily shift hair color to eye-catching new shades. Unwanted fuzz falls to threading and waxing services, leaving skin smooth or sculpting eyebrows into forms as streamlined as alien spacecraft.
At Palo Alto Laser & Skin Care, co-founding doctors William H. Brown and Zuzana Likar team up to tackle cosmetic woes and spin back the hands of time. Dr. Brown, who teaches other physicians his laser techniques, and Likar, a nurse practitioner who has treated more than 25,000 patients on two continents, draw on their extensive experience to create subtle changes that result in more natural, refreshed appearances.
After a free consultation with an experienced nurse to educate clients, specialists plump up faces with dermal fillers, freeze fat cells with CoolSculpting treatments, and collapse unwanted spider veins with sclerotherapy injections. They also wield a variety of lasers, using them to resurface faces, remove body hair, and stop underarm sweating, a procedure infinitely more effective than sewing handkerchiefs into the arm holes of every shirt.