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Aurora Medical Spa

13319 Manchester Road, Des Peres, MO 63131
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Aurora Medical Spa provides skin rejuvenation and body sculpting treatments to clients in St. Louis. It performs laser hair removal using Elite MPX by Cynosure, which helps avoid ingrown hairs and soften the skin. The laser can be customized to handle the skin types of both men and women. In addition, the facility has treatments for different skin and body types, covering acne, dry skin, wrinkles, cellulite, sun spots, and unwanted fat. Aurora Medical Spa is headed by plastic surgeon Mark Boschert.

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Beautify Agency

7700 Clayton Rd Suite 100, Studio 30, Clayton, MO 63117
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Beautify Agency is an aesthetic clinic that offers laser hair removal in St. Louis. It crafts treatments tailored according to clients' skin, hair, features, and lifestyle. Its aestheticians use the GentleMax Pro for removing unwanted facial and body hair. Beautify Agency also provides injectable derma fillers and wrinkle relaxers, fibroblast and laser skin tightening, micro-needling, PRP therapy, and perfect peel. Medical Director Rowena Santos is an internal medicine doctor who advocates for self-care and prevention.

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Clayton Med Spa

2510 S. Brentwood Boulevard, Suite 202, St. Louis, MO 63144
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Clayton Med Spa is a beauty and wellness clinic that has been serving clients in St. Louis since 2004. It offers laser hair removal using Iridex medical precision laser technology that impairs the growth capacity of hair follicles with minimal discomfort. In addition, it performs facial services, body contouring, skin tightening, body wraps, microdermabrasion, and waxing services. Clayton Med Spa carries Marini's CelluliTx cellulite cream and Elizabeth Arden's anti-aging peel for at-home skin and body treatments.

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Dr. Judith Gurley

14825 North Outer 40 Rd., Chesterfield, MO 63017
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For over 20 years, Dr. Judith Gurley has been providing cosmetic solutions for clients in the St. Louis area. She offers laser hair removal services for clients looking to remove dark coarse hair. Gurley handles other face and spa procedures, such as micro-needling, dermaplaning, and microdermabrasion. She also offers plastic surgery solutions, including tummy tuck, labiaplasty, scar correction, and liposuction. Gurley is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Missouri State Medical Association.

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Elemental Esthetics

777 South New Ballas Rd, Suite 302W, St. Louis, MO 63141
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Located in St. Louis, Elemental Esthetics is a medical aesthetics and wellness clinic serving both men and women patients. It provides a range of body and face treatments, including laser hair removal. Body areas covered by its laser hair removal services include the lips, chin, full face, legs, and back area. Hidden body parts like underarms and bikini lines can also be treated. The clinic offers IPL or Photofacial Laser to treat brown blotches, age spots, and redness. CEO and lead aesthetician Jennifer Warmann-Bloss has been serving clients since 2001.

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Eternity Medical Spa

12309 Olive Blvd, Creve Coeur, MO 63141
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Eternity Medical Spa provides customized and personalized skincare solutions to clients in St. Louis. It offers laser hair removal services using the Cutera Xeo and CoolGlide laser machine, which can be used for men and women of different skin and hair types. The facility has a variety of laser technologies to treat stretch marks, hyperpigmentation, rosacea, uneven skin texture, and enlarged pores. Eternity Medical Spa is affiliated with Allergan, Suneva, and Merz. It has been in the industry for over 14 years.

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Infinity Laser

141 North Meramec Avenue Suite 317 3rd Floor, Clayton, MO 63105
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Infinity Laser provides hair removal and skin rejuvenation services to individuals in St. Louis. It utilizes the Lumenis LightSheer Duet platform for virtually painless permanent hair reduction with a series of treatments depending on the client's skin tone, hair color, and texture. Additionally, it performs other laser services for skin color correction and reduction of wrinkles and sun damage. Infinity Laser has completed more the 300,000 laser hair removal treatments since it was founded in 2000.

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Lasers By Dr Lorna

2900 Frank Scott Parkway West, 908, Belleville, MO 62223
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Lasers by Dr Lorna caters to clients in St. Louis and the surrounding areas. It offers a variety of laser treatments, including laser hair removal. Its laser equipment works by releasing a beam of light that disables hair follicles and prevents hair growth. This can cover large areas of the body, such as legs, arms, and back. SculpSure body contouring and PicoSure skin revitalization are also offered. Lorna O'Young, the clinic's owner, is an obstetrician/gynecologist who has been providing aesthetic laser treatments since 2005.

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Marelyse Medispa

1034 South Brentwood Boulevard, Suite 1010, St. Louis, MO 63117
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MarElyse Medispa offers non-surgical treatments that address different skin conditions. The clinic serves clients in the St. Louis metro and the surrounding communities. The medical spa provides laser hair removal without using creams or medicine. It also offers the HALO treatment, a hybrid fractional laser system that targets visible signs of aging. MarElyse Medispa also provides solutions for sagging skin, acne scars, excessive sweating, and skin discoloration. Botox, Juvederm, lip augmentation, chemical peels, and microlaser peels are also available.

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Metro Medspa

12608 Lamplighter Square Shopping Center, St. Louis, MO 63128
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Metro Medspa offers a wide range of medical spa services for St. Louis clients. It provides laser hair removal services for various areas of the body. Clients can also avail of its monthly laser hair removal packages, including options to treat three small body areas, two medium areas, or one large area. It also offers laser skin resurfacing, CoolSculpting, facial treatments, and micro-needling treatments. Kate Schoemehl, the company owner, was an aesthetic practice development specialist who has worked with New York dermatologists and plastic surgeons.

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Mid America Skin Health & Vitality Center

222 South Woods Mill Road, Suite 475N, Chesterfield, MO 63017
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Mid America Skin Health & Vitality Center offers a range of aesthetic services in the St. Louis metro. It performs laser hair removal to prevent individuals from plucking and shaving their unwanted hair that can cause skin irritation. The clinic removes hair from the body's underarms, bikini areas, faces, legs, and arms. It also conducts neck contouring, micro-needling, and radiofrequency skin tightening. Joseph Muccini, the center's dermatologist, has been in the industry for over 20 years. He is a member of the Missouri Dermatological Society.

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MidAmerica Institute of Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery

4955 South State Route 159 #1, Glen Carbon, IL 62034
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MidAmerica Institute of Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery serves clients throughout St. Louis. It offers laser hair removal services for both men and women, using the Gentlelase Pro Alexandrite laser. It treats unwanted hair on various body areas, such as the underarms and legs. Additionally, it offers medical spa services, including microdermabrasion, microneedling, and pigmented spot laser removal. Ryan Diederich, the company principal, is a board-certified plastic surgeon and a member of The American Association for Hand Surgery and the Illinois State Medical Society.

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Midwest Vein Care

6 McBride and Son Center Drive, Chesterfield, MO 63005
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Midwest Vein Care is a medical spa located in St. Louis. It provides laser hair removal services to clients in the local metro. The business has been performing laser hair removal procedures since 1996. Its laser hair removal treatment disables and destroys the growth center of hair follicles with the use of high-intensity light. Midwest Vein Care's William Goldstein has more than 23 years of experience in the field and has performed thousands of treatments.

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Milan Laser Brentwood

1817 Maplewood Commons Dr., Maplewood, MO 63143
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Founded in 2012, Milan Laser Brentwood assists St. Louis-based clients in ridding themselves of unwanted hair through its laser hair removal services. The facility uses FDA-cleared lasers and cooling sprays to treat men and women with different skin types and hair colors. Its team of experts also provides safety goggles and post-treatment instructions for its clients' well-being. The facility performs over 30,000 treatments every month. Milan Laser Brentwood is available in more than 150 locations across the country.

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Paul Rottler MD, FACS.

13625 Big Bend Road, St. Louis, MO 63122
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Paul Rottler MD, FACS, offers cosmetic surgery and skin care treatments in St. Louis. Its spa center, PR Medical Spa, provides a full range of non-surgical procedures, such as laser skin resurfacing and injectables. Its laser hair removal treatment uses the GentleLASE system, where a gentle beam of light is used to destroy hair follicles without harming the surrounding skin. Paul Rottler, a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon and the facility's owner, has been in practice since 1990.

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Precision Fitness & Medical Spa

12545 Olive Blvd., Creve Coeur, MO 63141
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Serving clients in St. Louis, Precision Fitness & Medical Spa (PFMS) provides a combination of aesthetic, skin care, and lifestyle management services. To aid clients in achieving their beauty goals, the business offers aesthetic medicine services, such as Aerolase laser hair reduction and waxing, to remove unwanted hair. It offers full body waxing, brow shaping, lamination, and tinting. Some of its other services are sclerotherapy, spray tanning, and permanent makeup services. PFMS also offers personal training programs that cater to individuals' specific fitness levels and goals.

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Renaissance Plastic Surgery

145 St. Peters Centre Blvd, St Peters, MO 63376
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Renaissance Plastic Surgery is a medical spa that serves customers in the St. Louis metro and neighboring areas. It offers laser services for hair removal, vein treatment, and skin resurfacing. Its laser hair removal services are done using the YAG 1064 and BBL lasers, which destroy the hair follicles without harming the surrounding skin. The spa also performs face and body plastic surgeries and skin care services. Medical director Mark Boschert is a board-certified plastic surgeon by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

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St Louis Laser Liposuction Center

1630 Market Center Boulevard Suite 203, O’Fallon, MO 63368
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St. Louis Laser Liposuction Center is an aesthetic medicine practice serving men and women in the metro. It performs pain-free laser hair removal using the Soprano laser technology that can be used on all skin types and tones. The center also has cosmetic surgery procedures for the butt, breast, and other body parts, as well as treatments for skin rejuvenation. St. Louis Laser Liposuction Center is headed by cosmetic surgeon and phlebologist Thomas Wright, who is a fellow of the American College of Physicians.

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Synergi Medspa

17000 Baxter Rd #100, Chesterfield, MO 63005
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Synergi MedSpa is a beauty and wellness facility serving clients in St. Louis. It utilizes two laser hair reduction systems to accommodate all skin types and skin tones; these can be used on all areas of the body, including the bikini line, face, underarms, and back. The center also customizes non-surgical cosmetic treatment plans to help clients achieve more youthful-looking skin, such as body sculpting, facials, skin rejuvenation, and injectables. Synergi MedSpa carries a skin care product range and is affiliated with Epionce and SkinMedica.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Introduction

Laser hair removal has been steadily growing in popularity. Individuals who desire smooth bare skin are drawn to the idea of attaining this goal on a long-term basis. Most people find shaving and waxing tedious and time-consuming. For them, the idea of leaving those tiresome, repetitive tasks behind is very appealing. 

Moreover, technology continues to grow by leaps and bounds. So, people have more choices in laser treatments. Established and new techniques and equipment offer effective methods of laser hair removal. Some types of laser are better suited to one skin tone or hair color than others. Learning more about these options can help you decide if laser hair removal is right for you

How does laser hair removal work?

This type of hair removal procedure uses the heat from laser light to destroy or damage follicles. The laser targets the melanin in the hair, which absorbs the light, damaging the hair-producing sacs within the skin. Some laser hair removal devices are large enough to treat multiple hair follicles simultaneously.   

How long does laser hair removal take?

Laser hair removal sessions don’t take very long. However, the size of the treatment area plays a role. For example, treating the hair follicles above the upper lip takes a few minutes, while working on hair removal for both legs can run about two hours. Underarm hair removal sessions average 30 minutes to an hour. For each treatment, budget additional time for prep.

How long does laser hair removal last?

When a hair follicle is effectively destroyed, it no longer grows hair. In those areas, the hair removal lasts indefinitely. However, laser hair removal treatments are not 100 percent effective in destroying the follicles. Often, many of the targeted areas are only partially damaged. In those areas, patients see regrowth within several weeks to a few months.

How many sessions do I need for laser hair removal to be permanent?

This is a long-term solution, not a permanent one. Hair goes through phases, including periods of rest, shedding, and growth. All the hair in a single area doesn’t sync. So, when a technician is treating your legs with a laser, it only affects the hair in an active growth phase. Plus, some follicles are only damaged, not destroyed. So typically, about four to six sessions over six to nine months are required for maximum effect.

Is laser hair removal safe?

Professional laser hair removal is generally safe if the individual performing the treatments is trained and knowledgeable about the process. Patients following the recommended guidelines might also help prevent complications. In rare cases, clients who tend to scar may have some scarring from the treatment. There is no current research addressing the safety of home laser hair removal use.

Does laser hair removal hurt?

The laser hair removal process may be uncomfortable. Some people experience more discomfort than others. A dermatologist can apply high-quality numbing cream to the area first to lessen pain. You may have some temporary skin irritation, swelling, and redness after the treatment. But that should subside in a few hours. Ice packs can help reduce these effects.

How much does laser hair removal cost?

Laser hair removal prices vary, depending upon the treatment area, the service provider, the type of laser, and where you live. The following rates are broad averages.

  • Lower legs — $600 to $850
  • Bikini area — $350 to $500
  • Arms — $350 to $500
  • Armpits — $150 to $300
  • Face and neck — $600 to $900
  • Chest — $350 to $600
  • Back — $600 to $900

Is laser hair removal worth it?

This long-term solution is likely a good investment for individuals who spend a lot of time and money on traditional hair removal techniques. Weigh the lifetime cost of razors, shaving cream, depilatory creams, and waxing against the expense of laser hair removal. But if you have only fine, light hair, this hair removal technique may not be worth the expense.

How do I prepare for a laser hair removal session?

Shave the treatment area 24 hours before your session. Stay out of the sun and tanning booths for at least two weeks before treatment. Follow any other instructions provided by your clinic. No other hair removal methods should be applied between treatments — such as tweezing, waxing, or using hair removal creams.

Do I tip the laser hair removal technician?

While not mandatory, tipping is recommended, as it’s standard to tip your service professionals. Bear in mind that you will likely return for future sessions. The suggested amount ranges from tipping 10% to 15% of the total price to tipping according to the treatment area. For example, tip $10 to $20 for small areas. Give your technician $20 to $30 for medium areas, and tip $50 to $80 for removal of hair in large areas.

What is electrolysis hair removal?

Dermatologists use an epilator device to focus on individual hairs for electrolysis. This method uses shortwave radio frequencies to damage the hair follicles. The result is twofold — the existing hair falls out and the follicle can no longer produce new hair. Several sessions are required for full effect.

How does electrolysis work?

Dermatologists use fine needles to deliver the damaging electric current to each hair follicle, one by one. Patients usually need about eight to 12 weekly or biweekly visits to treat an area completely. This option works for all skin tones and hair types.

How much does electrolysis hurt?

Electrolysis is far less painful than it used to be, but it can still be quite uncomfortable for many people. The application of an anesthetic cream can ease the pain. Shorter sessions may also help patients better tolerate the pain.

What is IPL?

IPL stands for intense pulsed light treatment. It’s used to help lessen or remove various cosmetic issues, such as age spots, varicose veins, rosacea, and unwanted body and facial hair. Unlike laser hair removal treatments, IPL uses multiple light wavelengths to destroy hair follicles. This approach is less targeted than a laser. So, it’s less likely to harm your top skin layer.

Does laser hair removal cause cancer?

No evidence or research suggests laser hair removal causes cancer. Using light energy may concern some people since UV ray exposure can lead to skin cancer. However, the light emitted from the lasers used in these treatments has no UV range at all.

Is there a laser hair removal for blonde hair?

Older laser technology was inefficient in targeting blond hair for laser removal. But technological advancements have improved these efforts. Some of these advanced lasers can artificially dye light hairs to help the laser find and travel down individual hairs to the follicles. Long pulse lasers have also been somewhat successful with the removal of blond hair.

Does laser hair removal work on dark skin?

Laser hair removal is most effective on people with light skin and dark hair. The lack of contrast between dark hair against dark skin makes older, short-wavelength lasers an unreliable and unsafe option for people of color. But newer, long-wave — Nd:YAG — laser hair removal tools are designed to overcome this problem.

The Motus AX is another good option. By heating gradually and applying low-energy heat pulses, this Alexandrite laser can be safely used on very dark skin. So, with the right equipment and a dermatologist trained in their use, people with medium to dark skin can reap the benefits of this newer technology.

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