Unwanted Hair

The first step in solving the dilemma of excess or unwanted hair is to determine its cause. Lasers are leading the way to new and move effective ways of eliminating unwanted hair.

Laser hair removal has come of age and is a fully developed procedure that can yield long-term permanent hair reduction of the face, back, bikini area, underarms, and legs.

Abnormal unwanted Hair also referred to as "Hirsutism" is a condition that is caused by elevated levels of male hormones. For some women, excess hair, especially on the face, is something which can be problematic and for some, very embarrassing. Excessive hair around the nipples, on the face (commonly around the chin, upper lip or as an extension of the hairline), and thick body hair on the torso (often an extension of the pubic hair line) or back, or "male-patterned" hair elsewhere on the body is considered to be abnormal hair growth for women, although it is extremely common. Once a diagnosis of hirsutism is made, there are various treatment options.

At Body Renewal we are committed to the latest technological innovations in this field and can now offer treatment for any skin type and hair colour excluding grey or white. We can offer you a number of treatment modalities: an ND Yag laser called the CoolGlide Excel or the pulsed light based treatment called the ProWave™ used to permanently reduce hair anywhere on the face or body. Some select Branches also have other specialised diode lasers, namely the Lightsheer and the E-Max.

As each patient's case is different; we will tailor a treatment program specifically for you and your circumstances. A highly professional team assesses every patient and an appropriate combination treatment together with long term maintenance program is recommended.

Body Renewal Tip:

For effective results:

  • Please ensure that the clinic you choose for laser hair removal uses a Class 4 medical laser and not an entry level IPL device.
  • To ensure effective hair removal results, it is imperative that the hair is present in the shaft (so no waxing or plucking) as the laser destroys the germ cell by heating the hair in the base of the hair follicle.
  • To ensure quicker hair removal results, sun avoidance is crucial as the laser fluences will have to be lowered with less effective treatments if there is any evidence of previous sun exposure.
  • The Nd :Yag Coolglide Excel can be safely used be used on African and Asian skin
  • The E-Max can be safely used on all skin types
  • Ingrown hairs can safely be treated in all skin types within 2 sessions using the NdYag Coolglide Excel

Reviews

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Review -Finally in the west rand
Reviewed on 24 March 2016 by Roma Bisuarduth

So exited to have this facility in our area. Looking forward to doing many many more treatments with Skin, Body, Health Renewal West Rand.

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Review -What makes me come back for more!
Reviewed on 10 February 2016 by N.K from Skin Renewal Fourways

I have been struggling with hair growth and the wrong treatment for a long time, fount out about Skin Renewal on the internet. I have had the most wonderful experience form the sessions I had. The professionalism, courtesy and friendliness of the therapists is amazing. You never forget how you were treated and that's what makes me come back for more sessions and to also tell those around me about this place!

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Review -Great, great therapist!
Reviewed on 10 February 2016 by Janine du Plooy

Charmaine is a great therapist, so happy I found a good therapist eventually in JHB. Will follow her. Great, great therapist!

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Review -Far more bearable!
Reviewed on 10 February 2016 by Laura Crawford

Charmaine made me feel comfortable throughout the treatment, making it far more bearable, she was very attentive and reassuring, making sure I was comfortable. Will definitely recommend and be back for further treatment.

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Review -Amazing success and well worth having!
Reviewed on 6 February 2016 by Michelle Cholwich

The treatment itself has been an amazing success and well worth having. The staff helped a great deal in making the whole experience comfortable and easy!

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Review -Thanks Charleen!
Reviewed on 18 December 2015 by Belinda Deetlefs

Charleen is always friendly and able to answer questions relating to the treatment. I enjoy having her as a therapist and would recommend her for anybody. Thanks Charleen!

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Review -Wonderful professional Service!
Reviewed on 29 October 2015 by G.W from Cape Quarter

I have had my treatments done by Melissa. She is always professional, friendly, very efficient and knowledgeable. I have always had a great experience at Skin Renewal Cape Quarter.

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Review -Wonderful & Professional Service!
Reviewed on 29 October 2015 by G.W from Cape Quarter

I have had my treatments done by Maricia. she is always professional, friendly and very efficient and knowledgeable. I have always had a great experience at Skin Renewal Cape Quarter.

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Review -Fantastic results with Yoscha!
Reviewed on 10 October 2015 by J.M from Cape Quarter

The results of all my treatments are good and fantastic improvement compared to the beginning!

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Review -I am thrilled with the results!
Reviewed on 8 October 2015 by Lorna Whitfield

I have always had excellent service at Skin Renewal Parkhurst. Kelly is brilliant, friendly and personal. Appointments are always on time and to have secure parking is wonderful. My laser has been most successful and I am thrilled with the results!

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Review -Underarm laser - amazing results!
Reviewed on 8 October 2015 by N.V from Somerset West

To be diplomatic, I am genetically blessed with robust hair growth! It is something I have learned "to live with". Even directly after shaving I could still see the shadow of black stubble under my skin and by the afternoon I could feel it. I was skeptical whether laser would work on me, but I figured I had nothing to lose. I am amazed! From the first treatment the results were astonishing. I could go a week without shaving! Nowadays I have to set reminders on my phone to check under my arms every few weeks. The treatment itself is so quick and really not that painful. Thanks to Lizanne for being such and expert!

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Review -Hugely professional & personable!
Reviewed on 7 October 2015 by L.M from Cape Quarter

Yoscha is an amazing therapist. Hugely professional and personable and she makes the whole uncomfortable treatment a breeze!

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Review -The service is commendable!
Reviewed on 6 October 2015 by L.M from Cape Quarter

I had a full hollywood done with Yoscha on many occasions. She is always friendly and professional. Most importantly the treatment is always fantastic. She does a thorough job and takes great care in making sure I am 100% comfortable. The service is commendable!

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Review -Great, effective yet comfortable treatment!
Reviewed on 30 September 2015 by Jenna Lange

I have tried multiple hair removal lasers, but have always had average results, even with courses of up to 12 treatments. My session was comfortable and less painful thatn any other due to the icing technique used by Yoscha. She explained each step of the ways during the session. I am extremely happy with the results so far and look forward to this hair loss journey with Skin Renewal & Yoscha.

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Review -Laser Hair removal
Reviewed on 4 April 2015 by K.P From Illovo

This is my 3rd treatment here, and I have experienced great results so far. The therapist Carmen is very helpful and extremely good at what she does. I would recommend this to many people.

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Review -CoolGlide Laser Hair Removal
Reviewed on 23 February 2015 by Mrs M.A. Constantia

The Coolglide laser hair removal treatment is fantastic. There is minimal discomfort and I can't wait to see the results. I have tried a number of options to treat ingrown hair on my bikini line and I believe I have found the solution! Thanks so much!

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Review -Waxing with Strip Wax
Reviewed on 12 February 2015 by Heather Collen

I am a client who prefers strip wax, so it is great to find a therapist who works se well with it and has made the technique an art! Thank you Heather

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Review -Waxing with Strip Wax
Reviewed on 12 February 2015 by Heather Collen

I am a client who prefers strip wax, so it is great to find a therapist who works se well with it and has made the technique an art! Thank you Heather!

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Review -Loyal Happy Client
Reviewed on 27 November 2014 by Mareli Fisher Gilbert

I have been seeing Idalia regularly (every 5 weeks) for more than a year, and the experience is always professional, welcoming and relaxing. I know I'm in expert hands and that she has up to date knowledge of everything including products and treatments.

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Review -Great experience at Cape Quarter
Reviewed on 30 October 2014 by Anonymous

I just wanted to say that I am very happy with my therapist Storm and the Laser Hair Removal treatment that she did. Thank you for such a great experience and service.

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Review -Very professional
Reviewed on 30 September 2014 by Romana Husain

The clinic here is brilliant, clean, professional and friendly. The treatments are done very carefully and I am very happy with the results. The prices are reasonable and the treatments are well monitored. I also appreciate the reminders I receive for the treatments.

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Review -Thanks Landa!
Reviewed on 30 September 2014 by Sonnika Otto

Landa always makes me feel very comfortable and welcome. She is very knowledgeable about the treatment and keeps me informed about the progress of my treatment. She is friendly, helpful and a pleasure to deal with. She treats clients as individuals and truly shows interest, and always greets with a friendly smile.

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Review -I am more than happy!
Reviewed on 26 September 2014 by N.K from Body Renewal Fourways

I am very happy with the service received from Skin Renewal. The staff is very professional, helpful and friendly. Liezel is certainly the best. She is patient and always in a good mood. Your services was explained to me exceptionally well and I don't want any other branch but this one. Keep i up guys.

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Review -Laser Hair Removal
Reviewed on 23 September 2014 by Priscilla Coetzee

Landa makes an effort to put my mind at ease before beginning with the laser treatment. Landa is always friendly and very accommodating towards her patients. An overall "very good" experience when leaving after my treatments.

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Review -I have enjoyed my treatments
Reviewed on 20 September 2014 by Anonymous

I have enjoyed all my treatments with Tammy. She is very friendly, sufficient and helpful. I feel comfortable throughout all the various treatments.

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Review -Therapist Angelique
Reviewed on 19 September 2014 by Nina Dreyer

Brilliant service, great experience and will definitely be returning. She is totally professional.

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Review -Happy with the results!
Reviewed on 19 September 2014 by K. K from Skin Renewal Parkhurst

Does a really good job and I love the warm and approachable nature of the therapists. Enjoy the openness and chats. Thoroughly enjoyable experience.

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Review -I am always at ease and peaceful!
Reviewed on 18 September 2014 by Anonymous

Tammy does a great job and is helpful on all the knowledge of salon products. She is very professional and always makes me feel at ease and peaceful.

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Review -Skin Body and Health Renewal
Reviewed on 17 September 2014 by Bernita van wyk

Customer service has been brilliant since my first visit and the results of my treatment is excellent. I would definitely recommend Skin Renewal Illovo to anyone. With unwanted hair related issues. Skin Renewal takes good care of their clients.

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Review -Uitstekende Diens
Reviewed on 15 September 2014 by Anonymous

Ek het uitstekende diens van Skin Renewal Stellenbosch ontvang.Tammy was ten alle tye professioneel en vriendelik en het my baie op my gemak laat voel!

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Review -Tamara is excellent!
Reviewed on 15 September 2014 by A.N from Body Renewal Parkhurst

I always feel comfortable and I have an abundance of confidence in her work. The laser works very well and I am very happy with the results and with how I am looked after by Tamara. Thank you for the great service.

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Review -Skin Renewal - Always ahead of what’s new
Reviewed on 13 September 2014 by Michelle Ackerman

Tamara is an amazing therapist, warm and friendly end extremely helpful she always goes the extra mile and adds a personal touch by remembering the small "stuff" I enjoy coming for my treatments

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Review -Tamara is a great therapist
Reviewed on 13 September 2014 by Olga Yiannakis

Tamara is always quick and efficient during my hair removal laser treatments, which makes the time go quickly. She is always friendly and engaging and provides recommendations and suggestions to all my skin questions and issues. I will definitely recommend skin renewal for excellent service and results.

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Review -Wonderlike diens van begin tot einde!
Reviewed on 12 September 2014 by Anonymous

Tammy is altyd bereid om 'n plan te maak met die skuif en inpas van afsprake. Ek het nog nooit probleme gehad nie. Ek ervaar wonderlike diens van begin tot einde met elke behandeling!

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Review -Quick, friendly and thorough!
Reviewed on 12 September 2014 by A.P from Body Renewal Parkhurst Pather

I love my therapist and always enjoy my session here. Would definitely recommend the branch to others and would especially recommend Kelly, she's the best!

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Review -Great!
Reviewed on 12 September 2014 by Yuiel Sermadiras

Beautiful and relaxing environment. My therapist Liezel is very professional and friendly. I received good advice and direction from my first visit and I am very happy with the result of my treatment. I will definately come back to Skin Renewal if I need other treatments.

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Review -Fantastic!
Reviewed on 12 September 2014 by Katerina Papageorgiou

Beautiful and calming environment, all areas and equipment are always kept neat and clean. I have seen great results with my laser hair removal and am very happy with the treatments. My therapist Liezel is extremely friendly and accommodating. She takes great pride in her work and is professional at all times. She really makes the whole experience pleasant and worthwhile.

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Review -Laser hair removal works amazingly well!!
Reviewed on 12 September 2014 by Ursula Govender

The branch and environment is very professional. Liezel has been an amazing adviser and very professional at all times.

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Review -Outstanding Results
Reviewed on 12 September 2014 by Patricia Menech

Excellent professional treatment and advice. The results have been outstanding. And a wonderful relaxing environment!

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Review -Very professional
Reviewed on 11 September 2014 by Jaclyn Paules

Candice is always friendly, accommodating, gentle and willing to assist. Everyone at the clinic is always professional from the people at the front desk to what happens during the treatment.

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Review -Lots of smiles and care!
Reviewed on 11 September 2014 by M.D from Body Renewal Bedfordview

Cheray is always informative about my treatments and is always brilliant with the laser. Its always great to come to this branch.. Thank you

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Review -Wonderful service from the Brooklyn Branch
Reviewed on 11 September 2014 by U.G from Body Renewal Brooklyn

The service is professional, friendly and always worth coming back for. I have always been given advice of how to continue taking care of my skin, which is lovely. With regards to appointments, receiving a reminder call the day before is fantastic.

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Review -Better than what I expected
Reviewed on 10 September 2014 by Anonymous

Staff are very friendly and professional. Hair Removal is working great (better than what I expected) and Candice explains everything very well as I am sure I have a lot of strange questions.

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Review -Tamara is highly recommended
Reviewed on 9 September 2014 by A.N from Body Renewal Parkhurst

Tamara is absolutely brilliant at what she does. She is so professional and always puts me at ease, and she is such a warm and friendly person.

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Review -Always accommodating…
Reviewed on 5 September 2014 by Deidre du Plessis

Carmen treated me with special care, she took the time to make me feel comfortable and relaxed. Very professional interaction. Thank you.

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Review -Always a pleasure!
Reviewed on 5 September 2014 by Lauren Rorich

Always an absolute pleasure and great service from Ilona. Very friendly and profesasional.

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Review -Brilliant!
Reviewed on 2 September 2014 by Shyeni Mohanlal

Liza spends enough time on her clients. She does her treatments thoroughly, always considerate, informative, and it's always a pleasure doing my treatments with her.

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Review -Definitely an extraordinary experience!
Reviewed on 2 September 2014 by Carla de Beer

Comforting, brilliant service. Definitely an extraordinary experience-no matter what treatment. In an amazing surrounding, gives a calm escape to stressful everyday life. The therapists are friendly and warm and are the essential part of this great experience.

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Review -Her standards are exceptional!
Reviewed on 4 August 2014 by Anonymous

Tammy has been my therapist for about a year now. Her standards are exceptional. Her advice is always first class and backed by explanations. She is friendly and professional. Definetely the reason I keep coming back!

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Review -My behandeling is altyd ‘n bederf!
Reviewed on 7 February 2014 by Anonymous

Tammy se diens is baie deeglike en sy gee altyd haar 150% om kliente tevrede te stel. Sy laat my op my gemak voel en is 'n goeie luisteraar. Sy is baie goed in wat sy doen en dit is altyd 'n bederf om deur Tammy behandel te word.

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