At Skin by Lovely in Santa Monica, Founder Lovely Laban, MSN, GNP-C, equates beauty with power.
“A lot of people feel that taking care of themselves and their appearance is often unnecessary or even vain,” says Laban. “Many women especially feel guilty when they invest in themselves. What they need to realize is that when a woman feels beautiful and confident, she becomes powerful. It is energizing and empowering!” adds Laban, who established Skin by Lovely in 2009 after realizing the potential to help women look and feel their best.
“While studying gerontology nursing in graduate school, I took a position as an aesthetic laser nurse and absolutely fell in love with making people feel more confident in themselves,” recalls Laban. “You know that feeling when you feel beautiful and powerful and strong? I craved that feeling for my patients. The physician that I worked with then began to train me on aesthetic injectables and I quickly knew I had found my calling.”
With a background in nursing and a master’s degree in gerontology, Laban also serves as part of the elite Allergan Medical Institute Faculty® and as a Galderma GAIN GENNOW Faculty Trainer.
Q: What services does Skin by Lovely offer?
A: We specialize in FDA-approved, natural-looking, non-surgical medical facial aesthetics and rejuvenation treatments like wrinkle relaxers and dermal filler. We are certified by Allergan, the makers of Botox® and Juvederm®, as a Top 10 facial aesthetic practice in the United States and we are a Top 20 account for Galderma, the makers of Dysport® and Restylane®.
Q: What should customers know about Skin by Lovely?
A: That we’re not in the business of perfection, but of restored confidence.
Q: How does Skin by Lovely stand apart from others?
A: Our expertly trained providers focus on only a handful of the safest and most effective FDA-approved treatments on the market today. This less-is-more approach has gotten us to where we are today.
Q: What can you tell us about Skin by Lovely’s new facility?
A: This fall we will be moving down the road to our new location—a 7,000+ square foot penthouse-level office overlooking the Pacific, Santa Monica Mountains and the entire westside of Los Angeles. The views are incredible!
Tripling the size of our current office, the new location will be equipped with 12 treatment rooms plus a beautiful boutique skincare space. We can’t wait to move in and for everyone to see it!
Q: Do you have any mottos or words to live by?
A: One of my favorite quotes is “lovely in thought and deed.”
At Skin by Lovely, we believe in giving back and engaging with our local communities. Because of this, philanthropy is a very natural part of our business. Every month we host in-kind donation drives for local charitable partners and invite our patients to participate so they can share in the joy of giving back with us. Our teams routinely volunteer locally as well.