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Lucy Peters International

150 E. 58th St., 29th fl., New York, NY 10022 40.761438 -73.968359
nr. Lexington Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-486-9740 Send to Phone

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Mon-Fri, 9am-7pm; Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

4, 5, 6 at 59th St.; N, Q, R at Lexington Ave.-59th St.

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As a young hirsute woman in fifties New York, Lucy Peters suffered years of waxing and conventional electrolysis with nothing but scars to show for it. After myriad failed treatments, Peters devoted the next decade to research and training, in pursuit of a truly permanent hair-removal system. The fruit of her labor, unveiled in 1969, is Peters’s Integrated System—the FDA-listed LPS 33 Epilator—which sends an electrical current through a needlelike probe into the hair follicle. The consequent jolt cauterizes the blood vessels, nixing future hair growth. Decades later, Peters’s small empire spans seven cities and has rid socialites, models, actors, Rockettes, post-op transsexuals, and the rest of us of many an errant hair. The Manhattan headquarters feels like a doctor’s office, with white-clad staff, industrial carpeting, and spotless treatment rooms (all with spectacular uptown views). Patients undergo treatment for six months to three years, depending on the amount of hair in question. The results: no scarring, no pain, and no fuzz.


All Lucy Peters electrologists receive medically based in-house training so patients can move freely between locations and expect the same superior treatment.

Electrologists charge by the hour, but prices drop with multiple-hour bookings.


Brides adore this intimate hair-removal salon for its Integrated System electrolysis. Multiple visits ensure the barest and smoothest of skin, and personal consultations with your electrologist beforehand guarantee treatments are tailored to your needs.