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Isabella Laser & Electrolysis

113 60th St., New York, NY, 10022
nr. Park Ave.
212-867-7375

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10
Atmosphere: 9
Service: 10
"Highly Recommended"

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great electrolysis

By jh74 on 3/12/2011

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: 8
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I've been getting electrolysis treatments from Isabella for quite some time and she is absolutely fantastic. She is honest about the process (how long it takes, how painful it may be, how many sessions you may need) and makes you feel right at ease. I've had laser treatments in the past, which did not have permanent results--hence I went to Isabella for electrolysis. So far, the results are excellent--the hairs that she treated haven't grown back. It may take more sessions than laser treatment, but in the long run, electrolysis seems to have more lasting results (at least for me). Isabella is thorough, gentle, professional, and yet down to earth. Plus, she has many years of experience. I have no scarring from the treatments and I really don't find them to be particularly painful (certainly much less painful than waxing sensitive areas). She is located in a beauty salon, but does all the electrolysis herself--which means you are going to a lovely environment and at the same time you know that you will be treated by the same highly skilled person every time. I feel very comfortable with her and am grateful for the service she has provided for me. I highly recommend her!!!

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highly recommended.

By franb on 9/4/2010

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I am an actual user of electrolysis. Over the years I have seen 3 different providers. Isabella is by far the best and I wish I had met her first! First and foremost, with Isabella I saw quicker results with noticeably less hair regrowing each time. Electrolysis can be a lengthy process because we have more follicles than we think and because they need to be zapped several times before the hair stops regrowing. Isabella zaps the follicle several times in a row, as needed until the hair comes off without pulling. Other providers zap the follicle once and then yank the hair regardless of whether the electricity hit its target. They take out a bit more hair in one session, but most of it comes back just as strong because all they did was tweeze it out. I think they do it on purpose because they know it is less effective and it keeps you coming back for longer. Second, with at least one other provider, my face was red for a couple of hours after a session and then I had tiny scabs for days. With Isabella, I can hardly notice anything on my face. No make up necessary to cover it up. This is likely due to the type of electrolysis that is used, but I am no expert on the different kinds of electrolysis. Finally Isabella is a very nice lady. She made me feel comfortable with her simple natural attitude, in what could otherwise be an awkward situation. She made me trust her quickly. So in summary, I highly recommend Isabella.

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brizalian bikini wax

By NYCJEN on 3/27/2005

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Go to Elania for the most painless brazialian wax, I tried her once because my usual place was booked and now I am hooked! I will only go to her for now on!

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