Bathing suit season is upon us and it is a major beauty faux pas to have even the slightest five o’clock shadow anywhere on your body. Thank goodness LA is one of the world’s great beauty meccas and there is no shortage of spas where your unsightly hairs will be removed, permanently.
1511 Montana Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Nurse Jamie opened Beauty Park with the notion that you should leave the med spa looking like you, just better. Using the SopranoXL laser, the experts at Beauty Park go over the area you desire as the laser destroys the cells responsible for re-growth. The typical hair growth cycle is every six to eight weeks and Beauty Park recommends laser treatments to coincide and be scheduled accordingly. Located on Santa Monica’s chi-chi Montana Avenue, Beauty Park’s laser treatments will be your ticket to smooth skin for many summers to come.
Clinique Le Beau
12436 Ventura Blvd.
Studio City, CA 91604
As every valley girl knows, smooth, silky skin for summer is a must for beauty-conscious ladies. Clinique Le Beau fuses advanced laser technology with the tranquil atmosphere of a spa setting. The state-of-the-art facility and expert technicians will make your laser hair removal appointment comfortable and virtually painless. The most common areas for laser hair removal include brows, ears, legs, sideburns and bikini. For clients concerned about pain, Clinique Le Beau offers four percent topical lidocaine for purchase prior to your appointment.
730B Allied Way
El Segundo, CA 90245
iMedSpa uses the ground-breaking ElOS technology for the most successful hair removal treatment. Proven to be safe, fast and result-oriented, iMedSpa’s laser hair removal treatments can be performed on large areas and the procedure time is cut in half. Both men and women come to iMedSpa for their legs, back, arms and chest as well as the sensitive bikini area, face and underarm. Located in one of Southern California’s most sought-after beach areas, iMedSpa is a destination that can be enjoyed, especially if you have time to appreciate the beautiful beach scenery or wander over to Plaza El Segundo’s boutiques and restaurants.
Elude Med Spa
380 S. Lake Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91101
Painful hair removal is so passé, especially when you make an appointment with one of Elude Med Spa’s talented experts. Elude Med Spa uses the Soprano XL, which provides trouble-free hair removal on even your most sensitive spots. It is important that your hair removal treatments are consistent in order to receive the desired results. Elude Med Spa’s non-intimidating atmosphere and range of services will give you the opportunity to not only receive your hair removal treatments, but you will also have access to the numerous cosmetic-medical spa services it has to offer including chemical peels, Botox, fillers and Vivete Skin Care as well as a comprehensive line of skin care products including SkinMedica.
iGlow Med Spa
9400 Brighton Way, Suite 201
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Catering to both the Beverly Hills celebrity crowd and the soccer moms, iGlow Med Spa is a leader in the cosmetic-medical industry. iGlow Med Spa’s laser hair removal treatments encompass two types of technology, True Laser and Intense Pulsed Light. Utilizing both lasers, iGlow Med Spa’s trained professionals can cater to each client’s needs, skin type/color and hair type/color. Each laser hair removal session eliminates approximately 10 to 12 percent of the hair, with total removal being achieved in approximately eight to 10 sessions. In many cases, laser hair removal reduces ingrown hairs and will eliminate them entirely after just three treatments.
Jennifer Geisman is a freelance writer and faithful beauty junkie living in Los Angeles. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.