Our Unique Approach

Essential Aesthetics offers a variety of the latest, research-proven non-surgical medical aesthetic treatments and technologies to reverse signs of aging and treat conditions such as: double chin, skin laxity, pigmentation, acne and acne scarring, unwanted tattoos, uneven skin texture and tone, sun damage, cellulite, body fat, and much more.

Laser Hair Removal on Ears

Avoid razors and waxing for a more durable hair removal method. Our powerful laser hair removal devices utilize energy to disable the targeted hair follicles for permanent smoothness. At Essential Aesthetics we provide men and women from all over the Bay Area with safe laser hair treatments.

Laser Hair Removal

If you’re tired of the painful, messy, and time-consuming traditional methods for hair removal, Essential Aesthetics has the solution for you. Laser hair treatment is non-invasive, which means it doesn’t break the skin in any way or damage surrounding tissue. It works by directing the laser beam into the hair follicle, where it is absorbed and damaged.

Laser Hair Removal on the Back

Our laser hair removal device treats various skin and hair types, reducing the size of the hair follicle and growth, giving you smooth, flawless skin.

Laser Hair Removal on the Legs

Are you tired of shaving, waxing, and tweezing? At Essential Aesthetics, we offer powerful laser hair reduction services that use energy to disable the targeted hair follicles for lasting smoothness wherever you want it.

Laser Hair Removal for the Neck & Chin

Our laser hair removal device is highly versatile and allows us to tailor its settings to treat all skin and hair types.

Laser Tattoo Removal

As the laser fires into the pigment, you will hear audible popping sounds followed by a feeling of heat over the general area of the skin. Afterward, there will be a whitish “frosting: over the tattoo as well as some swelling and mild redness. This is a natural reaction and should resolve within a few hours.

Microblading Eyebrow Removal

Our laser will provide the best outcome with minimal to no remaining cosmetic pigment. If your microblading procedure did not go as intended or if the shape of your brows has changed over time, removal can help you achieve a more natural appearance. By removing the microblading pigment, you can allow your natural eyebrows to regrow and reshape as you please.

Laser Tattoo Removal

Have an unwanted tattoo? Laser tattoo removal can help with that. Laser tattoo removal is a fascinating process. Since the inks used in tattooing are made of solid particles similar to pigmented lesions, they can likewise be targeted and eliminated by certain lasers. The depth of the pigments within the skin, type of ink, and color of ink all play a factor in how (or if) they can be removed.

Laser Tattoo Removal

This laser uses nanosecond pulses to shatter tattoo ink into small particles, which gradually become shallower until they fade. This technology utilizes a “Top-Hat” beam profile to minimize epidermal damage, tissue textural changes, and the occurrence of scarring. It is ideal for black, blue, and other dark tattoos.

Cosmetic Makeup Laser Tattoo Removal

Permanent tattoos that mimic makeup such as eyeliner or lipstick are referred to as cosmetic tattoos. Permanent makeup tattoos can be successfully treated with the nanosecond laser, but they do come with their own set of challenges. These tattoos contain metal particles that may not react well with lasers. For this reason, our experienced provider, Dr. Ellie Zarnegar, always tests a small spot first to evaluate the reaction and determine if the treatment is right for you.This laser uses nanosecond pulses to shatter tattoo ink into small particles, which gradually become shallower until they fade.

Hyperpigmentation Treatment with PiQo4 Laser

Our PiQo4 laser system is suitable for all skin tones, and can aid in the treatment of Hyperpigmentation after Folliculitis. The PiQo4 laser can help to diminish the appearance of dark bumps, inflamed hair follicles, acne scars, skin pigmentation, and much more!

Laser Tattoo Treatment on the Forearms

The PiQo4 is a revolutionary system that uses Nano and Picosecond laser pulses to break down tattoo ink and pigmented areas on the skin. It is the only laser on the market suitable for all skin tones, including darker skin tones, and offers a high power output and large spot size for effective treatment.

Laser Tattoo Removal

At Essential Aesthetics, we use a hydrogel dressing for patients with skin types IV-VI to minimize the risk of dyspigmentation. It also helps keep the area cool during treatment to help with any discomfort.

Cosmetic Tattoo Removal

Permanent makeup became popular back in the 70s to enhance the color and thickness of the brows. However, as time goes on, trends begin to change and so does our taste. This patient has had her eyebrows tattooed multiple times over the years and wanted them removed. Our tattoo removal device shatters the ink into small particles that your body naturally gets rid of.

Laser Tattoo Removal

Laser tattoo removal with a nano-second laser. This laser is safe for all skin tones and nano-second pulses to shatter the tattoo ink into very small particles so your body can dispense them.

Laser Tattoo Removal

Our PiQo laser is used to shatter tattoo ink and effectively remove unwanted pigment.

Laser Tattoo Removal on the Foot

Our PiQo 4 offers 4 wavelengths to shatter various tattoo pigments into tiny particles that your body naturally destroys.

Laser Tattoo Removal

Laser tattoo removal with PiQo4 to lighten part of a tattoo for a cover up.

Laser Stretch Mark Removal

IPL, or Intense Pulsed Light, can treat unwanted stretch marks. During IPL treatment, numerous wavelengths of light are applied to the skin, stimulating the production of new collagen and elastin.

Skin Pigmentation Removal

Want to get rid of your wrinkles, freckles, birthmarks, brown spots, melasma, and other skin issues? PiQo4 is the only four-wavelength treatment that uses both Pico and Nano energies to eliminate unwanted pigmentation. PiQo4 possesses the capability to reverse what is unwelcome. Forever.

Laser Skin Resurfacing

The fractional laser surfacing uses a state-of-the-art, non-ablative, technology that delivers laser microbeams into the skin, stimulating the production of new collagen and elastin fibers in the deep layers of the skin. Resurfacing treatments are fast and comfortable while delivering noticeable results.

Laser Fractional Treatment for Scar Removal

Our Laser Fractional Resurfacing works by penetrating the deeper layers of the skin to encourage collagen production while also accelerating the cellular turnover of the outer layers of scared, damaged, or discolored skin.

Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing for Stretch Marks

Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing can reduce visible stretch marks. The typical treatment recommendation is for 6 sessions spaced 6-8 weeks apart to allow for skin healing. Results vary from patient to patient.

Acne Scarring Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing

Treat acne scarring early to reduce treatment needs! Essential Aesthetics loves helping teens feel confident in themselves by offering Fraction Laser Skin Resurfacing with a parent's consent. Our ResurFX laser system is a non-ablative scanner that is commonly used for skin resurfacing and to stimulate deep collagen rejuvenation. The treatment is practically painless making it ideal for younger patients who might have fears around treatments for their acne.

Fractional Non-Ablative Laser Resurfacing for Acne Scars

At Essential Aesthetics, we treat a variety of skin concerns, including acne scars. Our ResurFX laser system is a non-ablative scanner that is commonly used for skin resurfacing and to stimulate deep collagen rejuvenation!

Laser Resurfacing

Laser skin resurfacing uses the power of light to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, age spots, acne scars, and other blemishes while tightening skin and correcting tone. Our lasers work to stimulate collagen, the key to healthier, brighter skin.

Laser Resurfacing

Fractional laser resurfacing addresses early signs of aging, improves skin texture, and overall skin appearance.

Laser Resurfacing for Acne

Laser resurfacing is an effective treatment for diminishing acne scars, improving skin texture/tone, and reducing wrinkles and fine lines.

Laser Resurfacing for Acne Scarring

Laser resurfacing is a non-ablative skin treatment that uses heat energy to contract the skin, providing an instant tightening effect while stimulating your skins natural collagen giving you smoother skin.

Laser Resurfacing

Our Laser Resurfacing treatment is a non-ablative way to improve texture and tone of the skin.

Laser Stretch Mark Removal on the Abdomen

Stretch marks can appear in different parts of the body. Our laser uses short and quick pulses to target the precise treated area.

Laser Acne Treatment

Our fractional non-ablative resurfacing laser can be used to treat a variety of skin concerns. THis laser can be used to target fine lines and wrinkles, skin texture, acne scarring, and much more!


IPL Photorejuvenation works with your skin to remove imperfections over a sequence of treatments. The number of treatments depends on the condition, but some skin concerns such as shallow pigmentation and age/sun spots may be cleared up within 1-2 treatment

IPL Treatment

IPL Photorejuvenation is a gentle treatment that removes skin imperfections while stimulating collagen and elastin fiber production. This includes broken capillaries, rosacea, acne, sun-damaged skin, brown spots, and birth marks.

IPL Photorejuvenation

IPL Photorejuvenation treatment for pigmentation and cherry angioma ⚡️ This treatment targets deep layers of the skin to treat imperfections such as pigmentation and sun damage, leaving you with clear, even skin.

IPL Treatment for Redness

Say bye to redness and dark spots with IPL! IPL Photofacial uses light pulses to penetrate the tissue and target skin imperfections in a controlled manner. The body then naturally removes the treated tissue to reduce and remove the pigmentation

IPL Treatment for Acne Scars

Our IPL laser addresses both types of p.acne bacteria with light flashes to trigger a biochemical response, eliminating bacteria within pores.

IPL Treatment for Age Spots

Our IPL technology uses light pulses to create heat and target pigmentation, resulting in improved skin tone.

RF Skin Tightening for Buttocks

Non-surgical skin tightening procedures work by heating deeper skin layers with targeted energy, which stimulates collagen and elastin production and progressively improves skin tone and texture. This treatment also affects fibrous tissue to reduce cellulite's appearance.

Non-Surgical Treatment for Saggy Arms

Sculptra is an FDA-approved injectable treatment that stimulates collagen in the deep layers of the skin to gradually help you achieve a more youthful appearance. Fractional Skin Resurfacing also aids in the production of new collagen as it effectively delivers laser microbeams into the skin.

RF Skin Tightening of the Jowls

Radiofrequency (RF) skin tightening uses TriPollar RF to trigger the regeneration of elastin fibers and collagen by applying controlled heat to the deep dermis. The stimulation of collagen causes the skin to become tighter and more lifted.

RF Microneedling for Scarring

At Essential Aesthetics, Dr. Ellie uses fractional laser technology from different devices to address early signs of aging, improve skin texture, and overall skin appearance. Common concerns that can be remedied with lasers like Scars caused by injury, surgery, or acne.

RF Micro-needling on Face

Due to the simplicity, comfort, and effectiveness, microneedling treatments have quickly become one of Danville's most popular options for adaptive skin rejuvenation.

RF Micro-needling

Our Radiofrequency (RF) microneedling technology uses heat to tighten skin and stimulate collagen. This treatment can be used for acne scarring, stretch marks, and fine lines, and wrinkles

Juvéderm Lip Filler

For the caption it will say: "When it comes to adding volume and definition to the lips, Juvéderm is one of the fillers that is utilized most frequently. This treatment is successful for the majority of patients due to the soft consistency of the filler and the fact that it is composed of hyaluronic acid, an ingredient that is found in the human body naturally. Because this sugar combination has a high capacity for drawing and keeping water, it is an excellent choice for naturally enhancing the appearance of fuller lips.

Juvéderm Filler for Marionette lines

Juvéderm Filler for marionette lines and creases begins with Filler at the mouth's corners. This adds volume and helps move the mouth corners forward to support the lower lip, resulting in a more raised mouth corner.

JUVÉDERM Ultra XC Lip Fillers

This injectable gel helps temporarily add more fullness and plumps thinner lips. This treatment can last up to one year. This works by being injected directly into and around the lips.


JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA XC is an injectable gel that is injected into the lips for lip augmentation and correction os perioral lines. This filler can last up to a year.

Male Facial Rejuvenation: Dermal Filler

Dermal fillers for men can restore volume loss by providing structural support, replacing collagen, and giving a lift. As men age, their facial bones change, making their cheeks less defined, their jaw line recede, and their chins smaller.

Lip Augmentation

Dermal Fillers can be used to enhance your pout by smoothing any fine lines and adding volume. JUVÉDERM is an FDA-approved injectable dermal filler that uses a gel formulation of hyaluronic acid (HA) to fill lines, wrinkles, and areas needing volume.

Dark Circle Color Correction

Injection Juvéderm Volbella XC is for correction of under eye holiness and tear trough correction. It is one of the most widely used dermal fillers and has been approved by the FDA for injection into the under - eye area of the face.

Sculptra Buttocks Enhancement

Sculptra Aesthetic is an FDA-approved injectable treatment used to target areas under the skin, stimulate deep collagen growth, and create volume. At Essential Aesthetics, we offer Sculptra as a butt enhancement filler — to firm and create a natural fullness to the buttocks.

Facial Rejuvenation with Botox and Juvederm Fillers

The injection of Botox to the forehead and glabellar area relaxes wrinkles and fine lines, while Juvederm dermal fillers are used to help restore fullness to the face — often lost by aging. This creates a natural, youthful outcome.

Forehead and Crow's Feet Treatment

A combination of Botox injections and a dermal filler, such as Juvederm Ultra XC, can be used on the periorbital lines and the frontalis muscle to reduce the look of deep, static forehead lines, as well as crow's feet wrinkles.

Lip Augmentation with Dermal Fillers and Botox

A combined treatment of filler and Botox injections can be used to flip and plump the lips, in order to achieve your desired lip shape

Tear Trough Correction

Are you tired of looking tired? A sunken or hollow look of the tear troughs (the inner portion of the lower eyelid) is a genetic trait or can begin to show as we age. With the help of hyaluronic acid-based dermal fillers such as Juvederm Ultra, the area can be plumped up to reduce the appearance of dark circles.

Dermal Filler for Acne Scarring

Hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal fillers such as Juvederm can be used to fill in depressed acne scars. Dermal fillers work best to treat rolling and boxcar scar types. The results can last anywhere from 6 to 18 months depending on the type of filler used.

Tear Trough Rejuvenation

Tired of always looking tired? Hyaluronic acid dermal fillers such as Juvéderm are injected under the eyes to smooth out the area and reduce the appearance of shadows this gives you a fresher, more youthful look in the eyes.

Dermal Filler

Dermal Fillers add volume to the treated area and can be used for reduction of static line wrinkles on any part of the face

Lip Augmentation

Dermal Fillers can be used to enhance your pout by smoothing any fine lines and adding volume.

Jawline Enhancement

A non-surgical way to improve and sharpen your jawline with Dermal Fillers with little to no downtime.

Chin & Jaw Augmentation with Juvederm

The chin is a critical component of facial balance, but it is often overlooked when assessing the face. Dermal fillers can be used to create a strong chin by adding definition and creating symmetry.

Kybella Treatment for double chin

Submental fullness, also known as a "double chin", is the accumulation of fat under the skin beneath the jawline. Age, genetics, and weight gain play a major role in submental fullness development. Even those with healthy and active lifestyle may have a double chin, affecting their self-esteem and overall appearance.

Kybella Treatment

Treat yourself to Kybella at Essential Aesthetics — the only FDA-approved injectable treatment. Kybella can be used to destroy fat cells under the chin and improve the appearance of the chin profile.


Kybella is an FDA approved injectable composed of Deoxycholic Acid which breaks down and absorbs fat.

Kybella for Double Chin

Kybella is used to help minimize fat under the chin and enhance the jawline. Optimal results may take several treatments, and fat cells are permanently destroyed in the process!

Nasal Tip Lift

Lift of the nasal tip is achievable with botulinum toxin injections placed right under the nasal septum. It is possible to reshape a drooping nasal tip using Botox injections. The nerve signals that cause a muscle to contract are prevented by Botox. By injecting Botox into the depressor septi nasi muscle near the nose's base, the nose's tip can be lifted ever-so-slightly.

Frontalis botox injections

Patients who are male often have facial muscles that are larger and stronger, and as a result, they require higher doses. It is possible to inject the frontalis either intramuscularly or superficially, just under the surface of the skin and immediately above the subcutaneous tissues.

Botox Treatment

Botox's popularity has increased in recent years. Botox is a common solution for men and women who wish to reduce the appearance of facial creases.

TMJ Disorder Treatment

Bruxism, also known as TMJ disorder, can lead to headaches, bite problems, ear pain, stiffness, clicking, and a locked jaw. BOTOX Cosmetic and Dysport temporarily weaken these muscles, making them unable to engage in the powerful and unconscious movement of the jaw that produces pain. Since this disorder is a part of your normal function the treatment doesn’t affect speaking, swallowing, or biting.

Managing Masseter Muscle Hypertrophy with Botox

Masseter hypertrophy (MH) is a rare condition that can cause aesthetic and functional issues. It can affect one side or both of the muscles. Gum chewing, clenching, and/or bruxism are the most prevalent causative factors that are associated with MH. In addition to conservative management, surgical resection of the enlarged muscle and/or bone is used to treat MH. Botox or Dysport injection is a relatively new, minimally invasive method for the treatment of masseter muscle hypertrophy that offers numerous advantages over conventional surgical treatment.

Botox Treatment for TMJ

TMJ disorders can also cause the masseter muscles to expand and become larger, changing the shape of the face. Since BOTOX® and Dysport® treatments cause the muscles to relax, the size of the muscle also begins to shrink, giving you a more defined jawline.One of the advantages of using neuromodulators as a treatment for TMJ disorders is that normal functions such as speaking, swallowing, and biting are not affected

Botox for Forehead

Botox cosmetics treat dynamic wrinkles, which form from repeatedly making facial expressions such as smiling, squinting, or laughing. As we age and lose elasticity, these lines become static wrinkles that show regardless of facial expression. Botox injections for the forehead can help to smooth fine lines and relax the muscles that cause these wrinkles to form.

Botox and Dermal FIller Combination Treatments

Healthy, effective, doses of Botox begin between 60-80 units for optimal results and the units are spread across the top of the forehead, the crows' feet area of the eyes, the brow line, and between the eyes. Results begin to become noticeable 2-4 weeks after receiving the treatment.

Botox for Forehead

Botox injections for the forehead work to relax the muscles that aid in skin laxity and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Additionally, Botox can be used as a preventative treatment to slow down the formation of forehead wrinkles before they begin!

Botox for Forehead

Botox injections for the forehead can help to smooth fine lines and relax the muscles that cause these wrinkles to form.

Micro-Botox for Acne

Micro-Botox (also known as Meso-Botox or intradermal Botox) is the injection of neuromodulators such as BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® into the inner layer of the skin to treat skin crepiness, rosacea, acne, oil production, and much more. For those with large pores and oily skin, Meso-Botox causes them to shrink, making the skin smoother, clearer, and less oily.

Botox for Jawline

Did you know Botox can be used to slim and contour the face? When injected into the masseter muscles, neuromodulators help reduce the muscle activity, reducing their size and prominence.

Preventative Botox

Most people wait until they start to see wrinkles before they seek Botox treatment, but preventative treatment uses Botox to treat wrinkles before they even emerge. The Botox treatment slows down the use of those muscles, preventing and delaying lines from developing altogether.

Botox Treatment

Our Botox treatment relaxes the muscles to asisst with skin laxity and wrinkles.

Prejuvenate with Botox

Wrinkles are caused by repetitive folding of the skin that occurs when we show facial expressions. Slow down the aging process with neuromodulators such as Botox and Dysport which work to weaken the muscles that create wrinkles like the 11 lines between the eyebrows and the crow’s feet.

Botox Treatment for Crow's Feet and TMJ

Treatment of the crow's feet with Botox not only helps the muscles surrounding your eyes to relax but also gives them a brighter and more open appearance. Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder, can be also be treated with Botox. Neuromodulators relax the jaw muscle which helps eliminate headaches caused by nighttime grinding, minimizes lockjaw, and reduces the discomfort of jaw tension.

Botox Wrinkle Treatment

Botox treatment by Dr. Ellie for dynamic wrinkles in the forehead and around the eyes. This treatment helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles while making facial expression, and prevents future deep wrinkles from forming.

Botox for Droopy Nose

Got a droopy nose? Botox can help! When injected into the depressor septi nasi muscle (the muscle under the nose), these muscles relax, allowing the nose to perk up.

Botox for Men

Natural "bro-tox" results! Botox for men has become an increasingly popular treatment. Dr. Ellie understands that men have different aesthetic goals than women and works to address their concerns while enhancing their masculine contours.

Botox Treatment for Dynamic Wrinkles

Say goodbye to unwanted lines and wrinkles in the new year. Botox works to temporarily freeze underlying muscles that cause unwanted wrinkles.

PRP for Hair Restoration

How does PRP for hair restoration work? Our blood contains red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets which are suspended in a liquid called plasma. Platelets are nutrient-rich and contain growth factors that help promote tissue regeneration and healing. When these platelets are injected into the scalp, it helps to stimulate the hair follicles into an active growth phase.

PRP Treatment

PRP Therapy, or Platelet Rich Plasma, is a non-surgical treatment for hair loss in both men and women.

Skin Lesion Removal on neck

Even though they are harmless, skin tags can be irritating, particularly when they rub against clothing or get caught on jewelry. These benign skin lesions are composed of normal skin tissue and fat. They frequently appear on the neck, beneath the breasts, in the underarm, and in other rubbing areas.

Face Lesion Removal

Patients from Danville and other areas frequently seek treatment for moles, blemishes, and discoloration. Some are dissatisfied with their appearance, while others experience physical discomfort when they rub against apparel. Dr. Ellie Zarnegar and the advanced techniques utilized by Essential Aesthetics make the removal of these irregularities a relatively simple and straightforward procedure.

Skin Lesion Removal on Chin

Common benign skin growths often appear to arise for no apparent reason. We treat the following conditions at Essential Aesthetics: Xanthelasma, Seborrheic Keratosis, and Skin Tags. Depending on the type of lesion, Dr. Ellie will devise a treatment plan to suit your specific needs.

Skin Tag Removal

Skin Tag Removal is a safe, simple, painless, and effective procedure for unwanted skin tags.

Skin Lesion Removal

Although harmless, skin tags can be annoying, especially when they rub against clothing and get caught in jewelry. These skin lesions are benign and made of normal skin tissue and fat. They often develop on the neck, beneath the breasts, the armpits, and in other areas where skin rubs together.

Face Lesion Removal

Patients can rely on Essential Aesthetics' Electrodessication to eradicate skin growths and imperfections. Sebaceous hyperplasia, cherry angiomas, seborrheic keratoses, skin tags, and brown spots can be removed with electrodessication, a fast and simple technique that utilizes an electrical current.

Hydrafacial Keravive Hair Treatment

How does Keravive work? Keravive consists of three primary stages, similar to the Hydrafacial treatments you administer to the face and body.
Purify: Using mild suction and exfoliation to stimulate and open hair follicles
Nourish: Infuses peptides and hydration into the follicles and surrounding skin after cleansing.
Enhance: A daily peptide application promotes natural hair growth.

Microneedling for Cellulite

Cellulite is caused when fat in certain areas of the body pushes through bands of connective tissue, giving the skin bumps and dimples. Lifestyle changes such as exercising, following a healthy diet, not smoking, and using topical creams such as retinol can be used to lessen the appearance of cellulite. At Essential Aesthetics, we offer microneedling for unwanted cellulite to help you regain your confidence!

Skin Revitalizing Facial

Diamond Glow is one of the greatest treatments because it effectively exfoliates and leaves the skin looking great. One of the advantages of this treatment is that you can see all of the debris and oil that was extracted from your pores during the treatment, which is not only oddly satisfying but also gives you insight into whether or not your regular exfoliation routine is effective.

Gentlemen Diamondglow Facial

Men also requires self-love. If shaving is a daily routine for you, you've probably experienced irritation, razor burn, and ingrown hairs at some point. Fortunately, exfoliation is a vital aspect of a men's facial treatment, as it not only removes dead skin cells but also releases ingrown hairs. This results in a more comfortable shaving experience as well as epidermis that is healthy and youthful-looking.

DiamondGlow treatment for Rosacea

How does Diamondglow work? DiamondGlow is a skin rejuvenation treatment similar to Hydrafacial, but it uses a different device and technique. The treatment uses a patented diamond-tip wand that exfoliates the skin, removes impurities, and infuses the skin with specialized serums.

DiamondGlow Facial

A DiamondGlow treatment stimulates collagen formation, giving the skin a more young, beautiful appearance almost instantly, with volume increasing by over 70% within 72 hours of treatment.