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Hair removal can be the bane of every woman’s existence. With endless plucking, tweezing, and waxing, what’s a girl to do?!
Home hair removal devices have had mixed reviews over the past decade, based largely on the fact that they take forever to get rid of hair, and tend to be super tedious to use. We have seen the rise of the diode laser from Tria, plus a variety of flashlamps and LEDs that flooded the market (Remember no!no!…), but the experience has always had some pros and cons.
So, Silk’n set out to up their hair removal game and cut through the clutter with a brand new way to remove hair. Coming after their longterm success with the original signature home hair removal device,
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Stop shaving and get smooth skin and stubble-free 365/year. Enter Beam Laser Spa, the chic boutique laser hair removal spa in Columbus Circle. Founded by the lovely Brazilian sister duo AndrÃ©a and Liza Young, Beam Laser Spa is the ultimate laser hair removal destination for cutting edge technology, laser expertise, and superb friendly service.
Admittedly a few minutes late (Thank you NYC gridlock traffic), I walked into the serene Beam Laser Spa waiting room with ambient lighting and views of Central Park. I was cheerfully greeted and offered a cold beverage as I filled in my paperwork and mentally prepared myself for the bikini line-laser session I fretted about all day.
But in real life, waxing does not have to be all that painful. Sure, we’ve had our share of razors and tweezing, and during the summer, but in the end, waxing takes the day off and over the course of time, keeps it off (unless you happen to use fancy gadgets).
Uni K Wax Centers, which were founded by current CEO Noemi Grupenmager, in South Beach Florida in 1993. Today, there are 33 Uni K Wax Centers located throughout New York, Florida, and California with plans to develop over 100 franchises and affiliates across the country by the end of 2015. We connected with Ms. Grupenmager in a Q&A to discover her plans and learn more about the brand.
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Nail fungusâ€”called onychomycosisâ€”causes your nails to turn colors, thicken, and become brittle. Nail fungus can show up on your hands as well as your feet, and it isn’t pretty.Â Infections start at the tip of the nail and work their way under the nail bed, causing white, yellow, or brown streaks, and thickening the nail. The nail ends up being a shield that allows the fungus to grow.
Podiatrists and dermatologists often prescribe oral drugs like Lamisil and Sporanox, but they usually need to be taken for months to work, and there is a risk of side effects. Many people are reluctant to take these drugs because in very rare cases they may cause liver damage. Over-the-coun