Looking for the best hair removal treatment for you? Whether you’re an unhappy shaver or just want a solution that lasts longer, these are some options for being fuzz-free. Here’s a list for where to get light and laser hair removal, treatments like IPL and electrolysis to traditional methods like waxing and sugaring in Singapore.
Looking for a sure-fire way to permanently reduce unwanted hair safely? Bon Aesthetics, a leader in hair removal, uses an advanced Super Hair Removal (SHR) treatment that delivers low-fluence repetitive light pulses onto hair follicles, destroying them in the process. It’s said to be three times safer and more effective than traditional IPL treatments. And all it takes is two minutes for treating small areas such as the upper lips and underarms – and with no downtime!
There’s another plus point, too: the fuss-free SHR treatment requires no sticky gel application and involves a contact cooling mechanism to protect and cool the surrounding skin. It’s suitable for all skin tones and even gets rid of pesky in-grown hairs. The multi-purpose machine also helps with skin rejuvenation and can alleviate facial concerns such as acne and pigmentation. Ladies can enjoy a first-time trial for $14 for upper lips/underarms or $48 for lower legs/Brazilian, while men can pay just $24 for chin/underarms or $58 for lower legs/jawline. This offer is available at any of the four stores, which are conveniently located next to the MRT stations listed below.
#02-09 Grantral Mall (Clementi MRT) | 8100 4677
#03-26 City Square Mall (Farrer Park MRT) | 8333 4677
#02-120 SingPost Centre (Paya Lebar MRT) | 8780 4677
#03-24/25 International Building (Orchard MRT) | 9828 4677
Dr. Yvonne Goh Aesthetics
Dr. Yvonne Goh offers the latest generation of Ellipse IPL (Intense Pulsed Light), which she uses for customised treatments that deliver optimal results for individual needs – whether you’re looking to remove hair from the upper lip, brows (for brow shaping), underarms, back, legs and/or the bikini area.
With Ellipse IPL, unwanted hair is selectively reduced by the precise targeting of hair follicles without affecting surrounding areas. Because of its advanced technology, hair removal treatment is suitable for all skin types. As a top-of-the-line IPL treatment, it also offers more comfort than traditional laser hair removal and waxing, so you can stay relaxed throughout the procedure.
With a sophisticated system that results in more even coloured skin tone and smoother skin, you’ll be ready to look and feel your best for your next pool session or beach vacation!
#09-05 Camden Medical Centre, 1 Orchard Boulevard
6462 2559 | dryvonnegoh.com
Bio Aesthetic Medispa
Bio Aesthetic is among Singapore’s top laser hair removal providers, racking up over a thousand five-star reviews online. Its Medispa is now offering a brand new Laser Hair Removal treatment, including 50 percent off for first-time customers.
The treatment uses 808-nanometer diode laser technology to emit a single wavelength of light to damage the root and blood flow to the hair follicles, thereby preventing hair growth. Compared to SHR and IPL, it’s longer lasting and prevents infection or ingrown hairs. Most importantly, it’s suitable for people of all skin tones and types (including tattooed skin).
This is the ideal treatment to remove all types of hairs, from fine to coarse. The Diode laser technology has the ability to clean the pores and tighten the skin if it’s aged. It also has a cool tip technology to ensure painless and comfortable hair removal, unlike traditional treatments like waxing.
• #03-01 Palais Renaissance, 390 Orchard Road
• #04-35 Tampines 1, 10 Tampines Central 1
6333 4566 | bioaesthetic.com.sg/treatments/hair-removal-laser
Trimmings Salon & Spa
Want to go for IPL but have sensitive skin? Trimmings has an alternative to offer. VPL, which stands for Variable Pulsed Light, is a system that uses shorter bursts of light to remove the fuzz on your body in a way that’s less aggressive, and thus less prone to agitate your skin.
To tackle hair removal in the bikini area, Trimmings ensures the VPL treatment is executed by certified aestheticians who prioritise your comfort above all. The best part about getting a treatment there is that you can transform one session into a full spa day, given how Trimmings offers services for all your needs, from head to toe. Prices start at $300 for VPL.
75B Loewen Road
8511 5085 | trimmings.com.sg
Sense De Belle
Tired of the hassle of shaving? With Sense De Belle’s VPL (Variable Pulsed Light) treatments, removing unwanted hair doesn’t need to be a time-consuming procedure. The innovative Energist VPL machine is a workstation that employs world-renowned VPL technology from Energist Medical Group, removing unwanted hair quickly while leaving your skin with a smooth and radiant finish.
The Energist VPL treatment uses short, safe, controlled pulses of filtered light to remove unwanted hair in mere minutes. How does it work so fast? Pulses of red light are absorbed by melanin, the pigment found in hair. This absorption process heats up the hair, damaging the follicle along with its ability to regenerate.
First-timers can enjoy an exclusive trial for VPL underarm hair removal with whitening therapy for just $88.
#02-02 Far East Plaza, 14 Scotts Road
Chez Moi De Beaute
Opting for permanent hair removal but afraid of the pain? Sharplight’s advanced IPL-DPC (Dynamic Pulse Control) at Chez Moi De Beaute allows for a pain-free, gentler and more efficient treatment compared to traditional IPL and waxing. The hair reduction procedure works by emitting a light beam that is absorbed by the hair into the hair follicle. This light energy turns into heat energy that coagulates the melanin in the follicle and destroys it. As a result, new hair is unable to grow from the follicle. DPC technology delivers precise, flexible and safe treatments to cater to different hair and skin types, including those with lighter hair colour or darker skin tones. The result is a non-invasive, long-term reduction of hair.
To ensure that there is little to no pain, the contact cooling treatment head helps to soothe skin in the affected area. First-timers can enjoy a discounted trial at 50 percent off the à la carte price per area.
14 Scotts Road, #04-75/65 Far East Plaza
6738 6108 | chezmoi.com.sg
SkinGlow – IPL Hair Removal
IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light. It’s a type of treatment that uses strong pulses of light to stimulate or treat various issues within the skin. At SkinGlow, the medical-grade IPL machine used in treatments features the newest technology. The handpiece glides across the skin and automatically cools it, which means there is no downtime, no burning sensations, and no pain.
IPL can be done on any part of the skin, including more sensitive areas. It’s also safe for dark or tanned skin. From the first session, you can expect visible results of up to 70%; depending on the individual, you may require six to eight sessions to be completely hairless. After a course of IPL hair removal, the hair follicles will die and never grow back, leaving your skin smooth and hairless.
Special offer! Take advantage of SkinGlow’s current deal – buy five treatments and get one treatment free, on any area of the body!
275 Tanjong Katong Road, c/o MUSUBI Hair Salon
9484 5541 | skinglowsingapore.com
Other types of hair removal – waxing and sugaring in Singapore
Sugaring, a waxing alternative, is an epilation method using a 100 percent water-soluble sugar paste. Made from white sugar, water and lemon juice, the paste is completely safe for all skin – even sensitive skin. Sugaring is offered at Sugar(ed), which has four outlets islandwide.
Hard wax is used for the sensitive and delicate Brazilian area, which helps to reduce the pain. Soft wax is also used to remove stubborn hair. Following this is an application of the salon’s in-house blend: an antiseptic and moisturising lotion for post-wax care. The best part? The whole session takes about 10 minutes!
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