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Metro Laser & Esthetic Solutions - 29 Reviews - 1528 Walnut St 2002, Philadelphia, PA - Personal Care Reviews - Phone (215) 735-2737
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Metro Laser & Esthetic Solutions

1528 Walnut St 2002 (at Sydenham Street)
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 735-2737
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Okay, so I came into Metro with total skepticism and some stubborn leg hair that didn't want to do anything other than start growing the minute after I shaved. And I was scared. ...


I read all of the reviews and decided to have the laser treatment for sunspot removal. Everyone was very friendly during my first consultation and customer service seemed excelle...

Editorial review from Citysearch 1/26/2013

At first I was a bit skeptical about laser hair removal, with no knowledge of what it involved or how it worked. My girlfriend bought me treatments from Groupon (should I take that as a hint?) and I made my first appointment. I'll admit I was a bit nervous about the thought of getting zapped with a laser, but Jessica explained the process thoroughly to me and talked me through the treatment. You could tell she really knew what she was talking about and that made me feel a lot better. I was in and out in 5 minutes and so far I've gone for 4 of the 6 treatments and the results have been outstanding! I'm already planning on getting more treatments once I'm finished with this one. more

Editorial review from Citysearch 10/30/2012

I bought a Groupon several months ago for 6 laser hair treatments from Metro Laser. When I called to schedule my first appointment I was told that there was nothing available for months- I did not complain. Metro Laser then called about 3 times to reschedule this appointment- again, I did not complain. more

Oooh la la! 5/16/2012

Okay, so I came into Metro with total skepticism and some stubborn leg hair that didn't want to do anything other than start growing the minute after I shaved. And I was scared. My technician is Jess (who is awesome), who completely alleviated my fears the second I walked in the door. They do a new client orientation and consultation on your first visit that completely explains everything and allow you to ask as many silly questions as you want. Jess was patient, friendly and completely informative. My treatment took less than 20 minutes and hurt way less than waxing ever did. Jess talked with me and distract me the whole time. I am now on my fourth treatment (out of 6) and the very little hair that has shown up between treatments has been willowy soft blonde hair (my leg hair was dark and coarse), that I can't even see it...only feel it. I'm pretty psyched. I definitely recommend this place and definitely recommend Jess. She makes me feel like I am the only client she has that day and is completely focused on me. I'm considering doing my ""special area"" and would only want to do it with her. Oh, and they offer you a glass of wine while you wait...which of course, I accepted on my first visit to calm my nerves. I didn't need it after that! more

Awesome! 4/20/2012

Metro Laser is awesome! I bought the Groupon deal for my underarms and had never had any type of lasering before. I had some trouble finding them (they are in an office looking type building on the 20th floor) so just go a little early if you aren't familiar with the area. I was really nervous about my underarms, and had no idea how much it was going to hurt. Jessica took me into the room and answered all of my questions and was really nice. She immediately put me at ease and her professionalism was very apparent. She did one test spot to make sure I was ok with how it felt and I realized on a scale of 1-10 it was only like a 2-3. It truly feels like someone is just snapping a rubber band lightly on you. The procedure took like 30 seconds on each underarm! It was so fast and there was no swelling afterwards. As my hair grew back in over the next week, it shed just like all the information tells you it does. For my next appointment I decided to get another area done for summer--my bikini--especially since they are running a deal on their website. I was a million times more nervous about this procedure. I tried waxing one time down there and said NEVER AGAIN it hurt so bad. Jessica was again really great, answered all my questions, and showed me the different price options for different types of bikini areas. The prices are really reasonable and less than most of what I have seen on the websites of other Philly places. I told Jessica I was worried about the pain down there b/c waxing was so painful. She said if I was ok with under my arms I would be ok down there, and that she felt the same way about waxing. I was less embarrassed than I thought I would be when she was working on my bikini area. She is quick and efficient, and very clinical about it. You don't have underwear on at all, but there is a towel that she uses to keep you covered when she isn't working on you. On a pain scale it is about a 6-7, but as soon as I wanted to say I needed a break she was onto another area. And then it was finished! It probably took 5 or 6 minutes. I hope this review helps others--I know I read the reviews before I went : ) more

Metro Laser Hair Removal is Wonderful! 2/3/2012

I bought the Groupon deal for the 6 brazilian hair removal treatment sessions. more

Great First Experience! 1/30/2012

I got a great deal on Groupon for 6 sessions so I decided to give it a try. I've never had Laser Hair Removal anywhere else before but Jonathan made me feel comfortable right away and answered all my questions (and I had a lot!). Everyone there is so friendly. The procedure itself wasn't bad and only slightly burned afterward for less than 30 minutes. Jonathan talked to me the whole way through to make me comfortable and distract from the pain (which really isn't bad at all, 4 on a scale of 1-10). Even though I've only had 1 session so far, the hair is already 95% gone! I know I have more hair cycles coming my way but I'm looking forward to getting the rest of my sessions! Highly recommend Metro Laser! more

Surprisingly fun and comfortable! 12/9/2011

It was hard for me (as an inspiring manly man) to accept that I my back rug needed... tending to. Jonathan has a great sense of humor (especially about body hair) and as soon we met all my self-consciousness melted away. I just got back from my second session and I'm very happy with the results so far. Excess hair seems like a superficial matter, but I've been surprised by how much happier I am with my body now. Thanks again Jonathan! more

Best customer service! 12/9/2011

I spoke on the phone with a representative from Metro Laser, Jonathan. He was so friendly, approachable, and down to earth. He got me an appointment fast and made it easy around my schedule! Honestly, just coming out of college and starting to work I feel this is the best place to go. Plus they had an amazing groupon deal! Thanks again Jonathan more

Great Experience 6/24/2011

I chose to check out this place for my laser hair removaI based on the great reviews and location. When I went in for a consultation I was sold. The staff is extremely friendly and knowledgable. It was a pretty expensive procedure, but it was definitely worth it. I got great results and enjoyed going in to get work done. Jonathan was especially great. more

Great Experience 3/14/2011

I had a great experience at metro. They're always on time, flexible about rescheduling appointments, always take the time to answer questions, return phone calls, etc. Overall very happy with the results and impressed with the professionalism of the staff. Expensive but worth it. more

Worth It. 2/3/2011

The location and service are really great, as the other reviewers say. Its also FAST and you look great between visits. Do it and be glad you did. more

Best procedure for looking younger 6/16/2010

John and Jess are accomodating, welcoming and professional. I didn't really know how great a laser procedure would work on fine lines and sun damage. I am so excited about my results. After just four treatments, my skin has a dramaticly younger glow and the little lines around my eyes are disappearing. . Pros: friendly, knowledgeable staff, great hours more

Consider nowhere else. 6/15/2010

If you are considering hair removal, there is no better place than Metro Laser. As soon as you walk in you are greeted by the friendly faces of Jonathan and Jessica. Whether it be laser or waxing, they take the time to explain the procedure and put any fears you may have to rest. They are extremely knowledgeable in all facets of the business. They use top of the line equipment and products. If someone in your life is looking for, or in need of, hair removal I can think of no better gift than a treatment session at Metro Laser. Pros: Bar none there is no better knowledgeable and friendly staff more

love this place 6/12/2010

I have been coming to Metro Laser for four years now, and I couldn't be happier with the service I have received. I've had several treatments for laser hair removal. Jonathan and Jess are wonderful- they make themselves very available, and are incredibly approachable and responsive. Whenever I have a concern, I call them up and they do everything they can to fit me in as soon as possible. They always call to check up on my progress. The atmosphere at Metro Laser is great as well- very clean, very friendly. I highly recommend this place, and will continue to come here myself. more

Best Service, Top of the line Laser 6/8/2010

This place is fantastic. I'll highlight three of the best reasons why: 1) great staff = A+ experience. 2) top of the line laser = results. 3) convenient hours. Jessica and Jonathan are fantastic. They are knowledgeable, kind people and are very good at what they do. They use the top of the line laser - it's the best one on the market. All of the ""fancy"" dermatologist offices use the same laser - but for some reason will charge you more for it. Hours are basically whenever YOU are free! So before work, at lunch, after work... whatever works for you. It couldn't be easier to make an appointment and then show up for it. Highly recommended. Pros: nice, kind, knowledgeable staff. Very convenient hours. more

Amazing Service and Results 12/5/2009

I am very satified with my results from laser hair removal. The staff at Metro Laser are great, they are kind, caring, and make you feel comfortable no matter what the treatment is. I would highly recommend Jess, she is sweet, and most importanlty she knows what she is doing. I will only go to them for any future esthetic procedures. Pros: clean facility, friendly staff who make you feel comfortable more

Great staff, great service, great experience 10/6/2008

I knew I needed laser hair removal, but was really nervous. I scheduled a consultation and actually had the first treatment the same day, which was a Saturday (weekend hours are another plus about Metro). Jonathan is the best. He has the perfect personality for his job. He is so outgoing and he knows the right balance between making conversation during the procedure (which can be painful at times) and working efficiently and effectively. I've been getting treatments there on a regular basis since January 2008 (ten months ago) and I continue to be not only pleased but also impressed with the service. I would highly recommend Metro Laser to anyone considering any of the services they provide. Pros: Weekend and evening hours more

Great laser hair removal service 7/31/2007

I had 6 laser hair removal treatments at Metro Laser and I am very satisfied. Jonathan is extremely professional, friendly, and he knows exactly what he's doing. I have visited several laser hair removal places for consultations and I think Metro Laser is definitely the best value. I got extremely good service at a reasonable price. Their Saturday hours are very helpful too. Pros: Excellent service, reasonable price, professional, friendly Cons: Their lasers only treat certain skin/hair types more

Disappointed... 7/4/2007

I read all of the reviews and decided to have the laser treatment for sunspot removal. Everyone was very friendly during my first consultation and customer service seemed excellent. I was called twice afterwards for followup so I went ahead with the treatment with the understanding that I would need only one more treatment. After the first treatment, I had no changes with any of my sunspots. I called to make a second appointment and was told I would need to call back. After three phone calls and promises for return phone calls, I still have yet to get a second appointment. I've waited two months to no avail and am now discouraged from any further attempts. I felt they were very eager for me to come in for the first visit and despite seemingly good rapport, I strongly feel I wasted several hundred dollars. Pros: Office is very clean Cons: Disappointed with outcome and inability to make future appts. more

GREAT atmosphere, great people, great service 1/25/2007

I've had a series of treatments - chemical peels, microdermabrasion, facials at Metro Laser since October 06. I can hands down say Jessy is the best! She is very knowledgable and always educates me about my at home skin care. The atmosphere at Metro Laser is very friendly and inviting and there is never any pressure to buy products. The samples she gives me are the BEST! Jessy will only offer me something she knows is good for my skin. I wouldn't think of going anywhere else. more
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Owned and operated by licensed physicians, this business offers laser hair removal and laser specific skin care.

Owner Message

  • Metro Laser & Esthetic Solutions is not like most other laser hair removal centers in Philadelphia or any other area. Metro Laser & Esthetic Solutions was founded with a mission to put clients first. Unlike most treatment centers, Metro Laser & Esthetic Solutions is owned and operated by licensed physicians to ensure the safest care. Because we only do laser-hair removal and laser- specific skin care, we are able to give their patients the quality care and time they deserve.

    We want our customers to look and feel great and will work with them to help make laser-hair removal an affordable option. At Metro Laser & Esthetic Solutions, you will not just be treated as an individual; you will be treated like a friend.

    Located in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia, we are easy to get to and find. Call Esthetic Solutions today, or visit our website at


  • Owned and operated by licensed physicians this business offers laser hair removal and laser specific skin care.

  • 9/28/2006 Provided by Citysearch

Additional information

  • Hours:

    Mon-Sat by Appointment Only
  • Payments:

    Master Card, Discover, American Express, Visa
  • Neighborhoods:

    Center City West, Center City