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Contour Dermatology bolsters patients struggling with friction-inducing strands and stubble with safe, comfortable laser hair-removal techniques. Over the course of three sessions, medically trained staffers teleport black or brunette fuzz from the face or body to a far-off galaxy by aiming a low-energy GentleLase beam at follicular bases. Charged particles carry enough energy to blast away the melanin inside errant bristles but leave the surrounding skin healthy and unharmed. Like planning a date for your parents, the procedure can be slightly uncomfortable, so technicians employ a cool laser tip, gel, or spray to soothe the skin and help spare nerves undue unpleasantness. Most complexions are acceptable candidates for laser hair removal, but clients with a very dark complexion may be subject to a spot test to ensure effective treatment. Clients need three to six sessions on average to impede ill-placed tufts during the active phase of each follicle's growth cycle.

42 Vista Mirage Way
Rancho Mirage,
CA
US

Rim Marcinkus, MD, PhD, DSc, earned his doctor of medicine and doctor of science in surgery degrees at Vilnius University in Lithuania, where he went on to complete a PhD in scientific research. Practicing plastic surgery for more than 25 years, he has published articles in experimental- and clinical-surgery journals and more progressive issues of Mad magazine. The industry innovator also holds a registered patent for the Eurolift procedure, an advanced technique designed to lift the face by tightening skin and muscles that have loosened due to age or hilly rides in a convertible.

At his Desert Plastic Surgery Center in Rancho Mirage, Dr. Marcinkus specializes in breast enhancements, body sculpting, and hair transplantation, alongside a wide variety of other surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures. He seeks out the latest technology and minimally invasive techniques, including full body-lifts after weight-loss surgery, Botox, and dermal fillers.

72301 Country Club Dr., Ste. 107
Rancho Mirage,
CA
US

Aesthetician Sally Peoples knows exactly what goes into the products she uses during her facials. That's because she masterminds the products herself. Her skincare line, Pure & Simple, brims with creams and serums designed for specific skin types, from oily to ultradry. During her facials, she uses custom combinations of products to exfoliate, correct and rejuvenate skin with an infusion of collagen, tackling hyperpigmentation or deep-cleaning and treating pesky acne.

39935 Vista Del Sol
Rancho Mirage,
CA
US

The clinicians at Beautiful Image of the Desert offer alternatives to cosmetic surgery with noninvasive beauty services tailored to individuals. Precise bursts of energy during microcurrent treatments help firm the face and body, promoting collagen production while stimulating the muscles. Microdermabrasion treatments?also aim to ramp up the skin's collagen,?only they?use gentle abrasion instead of electricity.

71-687 Highway 111
Rancho Mirage,
CA
US

Rejuv Laser Spa's list of treatments ranges far and wide, from anti-aging serums and dermal fillers to laser hair removal and cosmetic surgery. What sets the med spa apart, though, is their board-certified surgeon, Dr. Charles Sarosy, who draws on 16 years of on-the-job experience to perform his various procedures. He gives a consultation to each of his clients, helping them to manage expectations, ensure safety, and learn industry secrets that will allow them to win any game of laser tag. His staff of assistants administers beauty injections and also aids with laser lipo, tattoo removal, or microdermabrasion treatments.

40573 Margarita Rd
Temecula,
CA
US

Beauty surfaces every day at Temecula Med Spa without its technicians or aestheticians ever picking up a scalpel. Instead, their noninvasive treatments harness the power of lasers, intense pulsed light, or cosmetic injectables to erase blemishes, wrinkles, and unwanted hair. Temecula Med Spa also offers facials and peels, which rely upon Image skincare products to cleanse, tone, and beautify complexions.

27520 Ynez Rd
Temecula,
CA
US