Essential Aesthetics and Laser

Located in Charlotte, NC, Essential Aesthetics and Laser is a family-owned, boutique-style medical spa


    (704) 625-6567

    8145 Ardrey Kell Rd #202, Charlotte, NC 28277, USA


    Aesthetic Everything Awards Nominations

    • Top Med Spa East Coast
    • Top CEO Medical Aesthetic Practice
    • Top Non-surgical Procedures
    • Top Aesthetician
    • Top Women Business Owners
    • Top Spa Skincare Line





    Located in Charlotte, NC, Essential Aesthetics and Laser is a family-owned, boutique-style medical spa that offers an extensive variety of high-end nonsurgical aesthetic treatments .Using groundbreaking technologies and techniques, certified laser technician and licensed aesthetician, Lori Alessandrini, creates customized treatment plans aimed to leave you feeling refreshed and confident. Armed with a new, luxurious, state-of-the-art facility, the most innovative laser technology available, a new permanent makeup studio and thirteen of the most talented women in the industry, we are prepared to exceed your expectations.


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    Laser Skin Resurfacing
    CO2 resurfacing
    Laser Hair Removal
    Body Contouring
    EmSculpt Neo
    Tattoo Removal
    Leg Vein Removal
    Scar Removal
    Hair Restoration with PRP and Exosomes
    Chemical Peels
    Customized Facials
    Permanent Makeup
    Paramedical Tattooing


    Lori Alessandrini, CMA, LE (Owner)
    Lori Alessandrini is the owner, licensed aesthetician, and certified laser technician of Essential Aesthetics and Laser in Charlotte, NC. Before transitioning into the skin care industry, she began her career as a certified medical assistant and spent 22 years in the medical field. She went on to pursue Esthetics and graduated with honors from Miller Motte College in Wilmington, NC.

    Edward S. Alessandrini, DMD, MD (Medical Director)
    Dr. Alessandrini is a Board-Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He has been practicing in Charlotte, North Carolina since 2006. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a Fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and a Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology.

    Dr. Jay Fernando. MD (Injection Specialist)
    Dr. Fernando graduated from the University of Colombo Faculty of Medicine in 1986. He works in Charlotte, NC and 1 other location and specializes in Addiction Medicine and Internal Medicine.

    Jayni Williams, RN (Nurse Injector)
    Jayni Williams received her BS in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2007 and BSN in nursing from Queens University of Charlotte in 2012. 


    Essential Aesthetics and Laser had the honor of partnering with Kim Kardashian in 2019 in helping a former NC parolee remove facial tattoos in hopes of starting a new life. They were featured on an episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Fox News, Good Day Charlotte, WBTV and many other news outlets. They have been nominated The Face of Aesthetics in Charlotte Magazine for 5 consecutive years, have been featured in Allure Magazine as well as QC Magazine. They received Charlotte's Best of the Best Award in 2022 for laser hair removal.


    "I have enjoyed all my services at Essential Aesthetics. Honestly, Lori changed my life with her IPL work on a scar of mine that was huge on my face. So thankful for everyone here!"

    "The staff is awesome and very kind. They always have your best interest at heart. Gracie is very good at what she does and talks to you so you understand the procedure and does not use all the technical verbiage that sounds good but you have not idea what it means. Lori has built a strong foundation and she treats her employees well. Her employees seem to really love their job and I in turn love that they do to my face."

    "Loved my luxury facial here at The Million Dollar spa . Where the world of beauty meets advanced Laser technology. Skin rejuvenation is their specialty. This facility was featured and seen on Keeping up with the Kardashians. They have over one million dollars worth of Laser equipment here hence the reason they are Refered to by the Million Dollar Laser Spa. Joy provided the luxury facial along with the Gua Sha technique on my face, neck & under eye area. I don’t know if it’s just me but I swore the puffiness under my eyes were gone once she performed that under my area . So now I am doing that technique at home because it seems to be very effective. I left leaving their spa extra rejuvenated. They have a variety of other services here like fillers and more. I have been flirting with the idea of fillers under my area , they have well trained and certified nurses etc here as well I have seen a lot of their before and afters and the pics are very impressive."


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