Category Archives: Laser Hair Removal

Laser Hair Removal – Laser Skin Treatment Connecticut

Unwanted hair can be a nuisance to control and keep presentable. Traditional measures like shaving and waxing are effective but ultimately short-term and may be problematic if hair is in difficult-to-reach areas. Fortunately, there is laser hair removal. Laser hair removal is a long-term solution to control unwanted hair. The procedure works by pulsing laser energy to heat hair follicles at the root level. This heating destroys the hair follicles without damage to the surrounding skin. The procedure is convenient and effective for all skin types, although some skin types may require additional sessions. To learn more about laser hair removal, speak with one of our experienced staff members at […]

Laser Resurfacing – Connecticut Skin Care

Your skin is the first line of defense against the elements. Over time, sun exposure and general wear and tear start to show as the skin begins to age. Fine lines, wrinkles and discoloration can show and make you look older than you feel. With laser resurfacing, you can give yourself a refreshed, more youthful complexion. Laser resurfacing is an advanced skin treatment that uses laser energy to rejuvenate your skin. The system that is commonly used is the fractional CO2 laser system. It is useful for erasing fine lines, wrinkles and acne scarring and for improving skin tone. The laser energy penetrates deep into the skin to provoke a […]

Ditch your Razor by Using our Laser

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The snow is falling, and you are bundled up to stay warm. Thoughts of daily shaving or regular waxing to look sleek for poolside seem like a long-lost memory. So it may seem that starting laser hair removal is the last thing on your mind. But, think again! We have 2013 Reasons to Ditch your Razor by Using Our Laser~ If smooth, carefree skin would make summer 2013 that much more enjoyable, this may be just the time to get laser hair removal started. Laser hair removal works by targeting and destroying hair follicles that are in their active growth phase. Since not all hair follicles work at the same […]

Laser Hair Removal 101

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Laser Hair Removal 101 Tired of constant shaving?Looking for hair removal alternatives?As laser hair removal experts servicing the New Haven area, we would like to share some of our knowledge to help you make an informed decision.Is it Safe?Laser hair removal is a safe and effective alternative. It is an FDA-approved process of permanent hair reduction that can safely be used on the face, as well as the body. Does it Hurt?Laser Hair Removal is not as painful as electrolysis and waxing. It’s often even less painful that those bothersome shaving nicks. Many describe the sensation like a mild pinch or sting. Pain medication and anesthesia are hardly ever needed. […]

Ditch your Razor by using our Laser

Guide to Med Spa’s

Today’s med spas offer state-of-the-art cosmetic treatments in a safe, comfortable, medically supervised environment. From laser hair removal to body shaping, your options are nearly endless and your aesthetic goals within reach. But how do you choose the right med spa? Take your time, says Nikki Rasmussen of New Haven, , med spa . Not every New Haven, , med spa is the same and choosing carefully is the best way to ensure a positive overall experience. Ask questions, meet with the staff, and review the medical team’s qualifications before making your decision – you may be surprised at the differences. Local Ownership A med spa’s ownership may not be […]

Laser Hair Removal F.A.Q.’s

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Laser Hair Removal is one of the most popularly requested services. For those of you not familar with it, see the questions and answers below. 1. What are the most popular areas for laser hair removal? The most popular areas are female facial hair, bikini line hair and back hair for men. However we have treated almost every area of the body. 2. How long has laser technology been in use? The laser was first used in medicine in 1961, nearly 50 years ago! Laser hair removal began about 15 years ago, but has advanced significantly in the past 8 – 10 years. 3. What is the difference between an […]

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…

Shoppers get ready, Black Friday is just a week away! According to CNNMoney on cnn.com an estimated 152 million people will be fighting those crowds to get the best deals this Friday, November 25th. And the BEST deals are going to be at from 2-6pm. But remember, our great offers are for ONE DAY ONLY, so you won’t want to miss out! With the Holidays right around the corner Black Friday is everyone’s favorite day to shop for all of the people on your list. This year your one stop shopping is going to be at YOLO. From Botox to Laser Hair Removal to Microdermabrasions, we have it all! Purchase […]

Project Reunion Part 2

Project Reunion Entry 2In case you didn’t read my first blog entry, I’ll quickly recap: I’m going to my 24-year high school reunion on August 19 and I’ve started my personal “Project Reunion” to get in shape and look more youthful. My first stop was to see visit Nikki at Yolo. She recommended a laser treatment to get rid of dark spots on my face. The results…fantastic. I’ve no dark spots left on my face, only a few light freckles. Nikki even lightened a scar by my eye that I’ve had since I was seven years old. I must warn all you that there’s downtime for this treatment. I looked […]

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Laser Hair Removal: Relief of Unwanted Hair Growth You know the drill, the warm weather hits and it is time to put on that bathing suit or shorts and out comes the razor. With the razor sometimes comes razor bumps and irritation. For men and women laser hair removal may be the answer to that hairless prayer. Owner Nikki Rasmussen states, ” Many of our clients are men who can’t stand being so hot in the summer due to the amount of hair on their chest and back.” Laser hair removal is the process of using a light or laser beam to “permanently” reduce unwanted hair. Certain Light and Laser […]