The Beauty of the IPL

The Beauty of the IPL

I’m getting married this summer which is exciting but since I am in my late 40’s, I have a little more “maintenance” to do than a young bride. Sun damage. Even for someone who has taken pretty good care of their skin, it’s inevitable when you are my age. And when you are suddenly looking at a beautiful new ring on your finger and spotty hands, well, it’s not so pretty. So I went to Vasu.

The Solution: The Vasu IPL

I was a novice at IPL’s (Intense Pulsed Light), but I had a friend who had been going to Vasu for her severely sun damaged face with incredible results (more on that in another post) so I decided it was my turn. WOW! After just one IPL, I can’t believe the results! It really works. I even went to the dermatologist for my annual skin check and when she looked at my hands, she immediately remarked, “Your hands look great!” I still have a few rounds to go because as with all treatments, it can take three to four treatments to get maximum results.

VASU: the Wise Choice

Now, a few words of caution, you don’t want to just go anywhere to get an IPL. You want to go somewhere that they know what they are doing, like Vasu. I appreciate Vasu because they are knowledgable as well as conservative. They don’t do something that they think will put your skin at risk for damage, yet they get results. For someone who is cautious with their skin, I really appreciate and respect their approach. I completely trust them with my skin which if you know me, is a huge compliment. Also, there is some down time after treatment, where the spots actually look worse, so don’t freak out. You will be admiring your spot free hands, face, chest, soon enough. I am personally very excited as it makes me feel on the outside, like the young bride I feel on the inside. Thank you, Vasu.

Vasu Skin Solutions in Denver
3195 Blake Street
Suite 102
Denver, CO 80205

Why Vasu?

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The Right Medispa: Knowledge. Experience. Results.

Once you decide that you have had enough of the unsightly bushes under your arms, your back or down there, you decide it’s time. Time to remove that hair, permanently, but where do you go? Or maybe you have long considered doing some anti aging treatments but you want to make sure you go to the best place in town, with the most knowledge, experience and results. Well, I am here to tell you why Vasu is the best place to go to for all skin related matters, whether its anti-aging, hair removal or advanced skin care. Here are 10 reasons (in no particular order) why Vasu is the best place in town and you should look no further.

Why Vasu: 10 Excellent Reasons

1) YELP & GOOGLE REVIEWS: Take a look at those YELP & GOOGLE reviews!! Talk about customer satisfaction. It pretty much sums up WHY VASU! See for yourself… VASU YELP & GOOGLE REVIEWS.

2) AFFORDABLE: More affordable than other places in town.

3) CONCERNS: For those of you who have any concerns or hesitations, what is so awesome about the women who run Vasu is that they explain everything. They take you through the whole process. All your questions will be answered and your concerns assuaged.

4) BRIDGES THE GAP: Vasu bridges the gap from a plastic surgeon to a basic esthetician.

5) SANITATION: Clean, sterilized, disinfected. Everything. From the lasers, to the supplies, to the table you lie on, to the floors, even the door handles. They take cleanliness very seriously and it is one of their top priorities. And if you still have any worries, they will be happy to disinfect the lasers for a second time, right before your eyes.

6) LOVE: They LOVE LOVE LOVE what they are doing! It’s infectious! You can just tell that their enthusiasm, and knowledge stems from a love of what they are doing. It really feels good to be in Vasu. They care and it shows. They take a real interest in you, the client and want you to leave there feeling good and happy with the results.

7) ETHNICITY: They take every ethnic background and understand all different skin types. This is VERY IMPORTANT when doing any skin treatments.

8) MY OWN PERSONAL EXPERIENCE: Vasu results are 10000x better than other skin places in town and I am speaking from personal experience both for anti-aging and hair removal. Before Vasu existed, I had my bikini area lasered. It took somewhere between 12-15 times (I lost count) to get the results I had been promised. My legs, however, through Vasu’s state of the art technology and experienced technicians, took only 6x!

9) CUSTOMER SERVICE: I think the Vasu ladies have gone through 5 star hotel training. They are top notch with their customer service. From scheduling, to your appointment, to following up, to everything in between, they leave no stone unturned in the entire process.

10) STATE OF THE ART TECHNOLOGY: Not only do they have state of the art technology but they are constantly staying on top of the latest technology.

Find out for yourself Why Vasu. Once you do, I am confident you will never go anywhere else.

Vasu Skin Solutions in Denver
3195 Blake Street
Suite 102
Denver, CO 80205

Time to Spring Clean!

… and we’re not talking about cleaning out your closet.

The snow has melted, the flowers are blooming, spring is finally here. I love me some spring cleaning! Cleaning and purging. Getting rid of the clutter. Opening up the windows. Cleaning out the cobwebs and dust bunnies. I don’t know what it is, but I suddenly want to purge myself of all the crap that has been accumulated throughout my house and piled up over the winter. I want to feel light and airy and minimal and tidy. That goes for my body as well.

In the last two days as the weather has been warm and sunny, I have been pulling out my skimpier clothing and have noticed some neglected areas on my body that could use some touch ups. I want to be hair free this summer. Don’t you?? While I was late to laser, mostly because it wasn’t even a thing back in my 20’s, I think it’s one of the great inventions of the 21st century. There is such a difference between the areas I have lasered versus the areas I haven’t. My calves are smooth as silk. My thighs are not. My bikini area is perfect. I never have to break out the razor right before putting on a swim suit, only to leave rashy bumps and an unattractive bikini line. And who, please tell me, finds hairy armpits attractive?!

Consistency matters…

One thing I want share that I have learned about laser, is you must be consistent. Be diligent with your appointments. This is how you will get the best results. The Vasu professionals will map out your appointments so you can catch those growth cycles at the right time and your hair will be gone forever. Hair laser removal does take a series of sessions but you will never have to shave again. And I mean ever.

So this is my advice, don’t just clean out the closet, give yourself a little spring cleaning too! Whether you are going to be in a swimsuit all summer or just shorts, or maybe even a skirt and tank top, surely those areas that have been covered up all winter, will be exposed. And I repeat, the brilliant thing about laser is once you get those hairs lasered, you never have to worry again about unwanted hairs poking out of unsightly places.

By the way, this is a great spring gift for any occasion! Oh and for you men out there, just as you probably don’t find hair poking out of a bikini appealing, we do not find hairy backs attractive… please run and get your laser appointment scheduled. We thank you.

Vasu Skin Solutions in Boulder
2490 Junction Place
Suite 102
Boulder, CO 80301

2016: Commit to Your Skin!

Since the beginning of the new year, almost every person I know is on some sort of cleanse. They have strictly prohibited the following from their diet: alcohol, caffeine, sugar, wheat, dairy, etc. While I respect their ambitious goals, personally I find them hard to keep! This year, commit to your skin: I like to set myself up for success by taking care of my skin, which not only feels like I am doing something good for myself and is a goal that reaps rewards, but it’s also a treat. Not only is it relaxing and beneficial, but I love the ladies at Vasu. It’s a triple whammy in one. Unless, of course, you are getting hair removal – it may not be exactly relaxing, but the results make you feel sexy and smooth.

A Resolution to Keep: Commit to Your Skin

It is not too late to commit to your skin for 2016. It will pay off for years to come. A peel now and then, a laser here and there, a series of IPL’s, it makes for smooth, beautiful, wrinkle free, spot free, hair free, luscious skin. Now that’s a resolution I can keep! How about you?

The Specials Keep Comin’

And look out for the VASU specials. Every month Vasu offers packages at a discount. Whether you are doing chemical peels, a silk peel (I just had one and LOVED it!), or hair removal, it’s always best to buy in packages. Not only are you getting a discount (and who doesn’t like a bargain) but all of these services work best when you do them in a series. So you are committed to taking care of your skin and to getting a deal.

Simple Tips to Add to your New Years Resolutions

WATER! WATER! WATER! I know you’ve heard this a million times. So just do it! Drink 1/2 your weight in ounces. If you are 120lbs, that means drink 60 ounces of water. Water should be your BFF. It is what is sustaining you. Did you know that by the time you are thirsty you are already dehydrated? This is one of the single, easiest, free things you can do for your skin, body, health and mind so drink up! In fact, make it a habit to drink a large glass of water first thing in the morning before anything else. This not only helps your skin but helps your brain to respond quicker throughout the day.

Take Omega oils and watch your skin glow. Fish oil is amazing. When I take fish oil consistently, I notice two things immediately. My skin glows and my finger nails grow like weeds. I am always amazed that one daily tablespoon works such wonders.

Lastly, get good skin products for your daily home regime!! I can not stress this enough. I have used products for as long as I can remember and it has paid off. I continue to invest in this simple daily routine and love both the Epionce and Revision line! At night, I use the Epionce Intensive Nourishing Cream. Damn that stuff is good. Especially in this dry climate. During the day, I love Revisions Intellishade Broad-Spectrum SPF 45. This stuff rocks! You all know how important sunscreen is. This is the bomb. Try it. You won’t be disappointed.

Vasu Skin Solutions in Denver
3195 Blake Street
Suite 102
Denver, CO 80205

The Benefits of Laser Hair Removal

Many people find “laser” to be a scary and intimidating word. Here at Vasu we are trying to make it more comfortable. We are striving to make the experience of laser hair removal as relaxing as possible. The idea of not worrying about unseemly hair is a pleasant one for most of us, but there are other benefits to this amazing new technique.


Laser hair removal is a technique that uses beams of highly concentrated light to penetrate the hair follicles. The light is absorbed by pigment in the hair follicles and destroys the hair within the follicle.


  1. PRECISION: Unlike shaving or waxing, laser hair removal targets coarse, dark hair and leaves the surrounding skin untouched. Although there might be some sensitivity in the area, only the hair follicle is affected by the laser. Shaving creates razor burn and leaves unsightly red bumps. It can also cause ingrown hairs, not something you want in your arm pit or bikini area. Waxing leaves the skin red, irritated and sensitive.
  2. SPEED: The laser used can treat many hairs in a fraction of a second with each pulse. Each second the laser can target an area of skin that is roughly the size of a quarter. In some cases, small areas, like the upper lip, can be treated in just a few minutes. Larger areas, like the back, may take around an hour to treat.
  3. COMFORT: After just four to six treatments, most clients see permanent hair removal. Although touch ups may be required over the following years, laser hair removal allows for a comfort of mind, knowing that unwanted hair is no longer an issue.

Keep in mind that different skin types are affected differently by the laser. Make sure to talk to an esthetician before treatment. The staff at Vasu would love to answer any and all questions you may have about laser hair removal.

Read About Laser Hair Removal on WebMD

Vasu Skin Solutions in Denver
3195 Blake Street
Suite 102
Denver, CO 80205

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