By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: October 2011
Suzanne Bessette provides laser hair removal using the Candela GentleLASE laser at Emerge Medical Day Spa.
Most people will agree – shaving and waxing unwanted body hair is frustrating, time-consuming, and a big hassle. “No one wants razor burn or embarrassing stubble!” says Suzanne Bessette, who provides laser hair removal for men and women at Emerge Medical Day Spa in Tulsa. “You may remember me from Laser Hair Solutions at 15th and Utica back in the little cottage. In 2009, I partnered with Emerge Medical Day Spa,” says Suzanne. “I absolutely love what I do. I’ve helped hundreds of men and women from ages 12 to 85 since I began doing laser hair removal in 2004.”
Suzanne is proud to be specialized on the Candela GentleLASE laser, with over seven years of experience. “This laser is the gold standard in laser hair removal,” she explains. “Candela’s alexandrite long pulse technology produces unbelievable results.” In addition to laser hair removal, the Candela laser also boosts collagen production and smoothes skin.
Candela’s Dynamic Cooling Device utilizes an adjustable epidermal protection technology to maximize patient safety and comfort. Integrated computer controls assure consistent, reproducible protection. “This medical grade coolant shoots a cold mist onto the skin before and after the laser, assuring no messy gels,” adds Suzanne.
The Candela GentleLASE treats pigmented hair on all areas of the body, and may be used on all skin types. “The Candela GentleLASE really targets dark stubble. The laser has three spot sizes, including 12 millimeters for lips and nostrils, and the largest spot size, 18 millimeters, for underarms, legs, back and bikini area.Also, you’ll never have to worry about showing up for your Brazilian bikini treatment and having someone you’ve never met perform the treatment. You will see me each time.”
Facial hair is usually treated every four to six weeks. Underarm and bikini area treatment cycles are six to seven weeks apart. For backs, legs and shoulders, treatments are performed every eight weeks. Hair will loosen up and fall out about a week after each treatment. “Yes, you’re literally smooth for almost two months. It’s amazing!” says Suzanne. “Laser hair removal generally requires four to ten treatments total. I start my clients off with a package of five. Why would you want to pay for ten treatments upfront if you only need five or six? You’ll always be grandfathered into any specials, so you can pay as you go after the fifth treatment.”
Each treatment lasts from 15 minutes (such as for lip and chin areas) to about an hour (for larger areas such as the underarm and bikini area). “I don’t like to be rushed through a treatment,” Suzanne explains. “I take the time to pamper my clients. My services are very personalized and by appointment only. I am the only one who will treat you for your laser hair removal, and I usually see my clients every four to six weeks. Their comfort is of the utmost importance to me.”
If you’re thinking of having laser hair removal, give Suzanne Bessette a call at Emerge Medical Day Spa. Most first-time consultations can be done over the phone. She advises staying out of the sun and tanning beds four to six weeks prior to beginning treatment, and not using self tanners ten days prior to a treatment.
Emerge Medical Day Spa, located at 91st and Sheridan in Tulsa, offers all the amenities you expect from a world-class medical spa in a beautiful, relaxing atmosphere. There are no contracts. They offer payment plans and financing at 18 months with zero percent interest. Emerge also has a full medical staff and offers Botox, fillers, tattoo removal and skin resurfacing.“Trust me, this will be the best money you ever spend!” says Suzanne. Call (918) 392-8606 for a consultation or to schedule your appointment.
Sheryl Sowell was born and raised in Tulsa, OK. She graduated from Will Rogers High School and received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Northeastern State University in 2007. She has worked for Value News as editor, writer and advertising copywriter since 2008. She enjoys meeting and interviewing people for Value News articles, learning about their backgrounds, and helping to promote their businesses and local events. In her free time, she enjoys reading, trying new recipes and crafts from Pinterest, attending concerts and sporting events, and spending time with family and friends. Sheryl lives in Tulsa with her fiancé Paul, their daughter Scarlett, and their two dogs, Gunner and Boo.