Per Cintra Wilson’s NYT Critical Shopper Article Today

“Facial treatments generally test the human threshold for fear, pain and anxiety. In beauty, torture gets results. As Lawrence of Arabia said, the trick is not minding that it hurts. Pink lasers invade your face, you smell your own burning flesh, you have black scabs for six days afterward and think ‘that wasn’t half bad.'”

Sad but true, n’est-ce pas?

Read the entire article here.

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