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Anisa Noor, Owner of NŪR Skincare - Chicago

I’m a second generation daughter of Pakistani-American immigrants who was raised in a strict conservative Muslim home. This environment had a huge impact on my journey. My parents didn’t want me to attend college and thought I should be married by the time I was 18, so in order to retain some semblance of control on my own life,  I ran away from home and put myself through college and grad school, traveled the world and later met and married my husband and we now have a five year old daughter.…READ MORE

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I Tried the Multistep Facial That Turns You Into a Snake

Anisa Noor, a former skincare chemist, has opened NŪR There is nothing so humbling as seeing yourself aged by 50 years, and yet that’s how my appointment at Nūr Skincare begins. The new Ravenswood studio analyzes skin with UV photography and imaging technology ($150) to figure out your problem areas. The resulting “facial assessment report” shows where you fall relative to other people your age.… READ MORE

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MY FACIAL NŪR SKINCARE CLINIC IN CHICAGO

I’m getting more in tune with what works with my skin and what doesn’t, adopting a very Glossier “Skin First, Makeup Second” attitude as I get older. So I was naturally intrigued by NŪR Skincare‘s philosophy, a very holistic approach which combines the latest technology and natural methods to increase cellular turnover. Translation: they developed a system so your skin gets better and better and STAYS that way…READ MORE

Anisa, LA Confidential

NŪR INTRODUCES FABULOUS SKIN IN JUST ONE HOUR

Not only is NŪR the coolest-looking spa in LA, it’s also one of the city’s best-kept skincare secrets. Founder Anisa Noor, who trained under the renowned Dangene in New York, recently introduced a new express, hour-long service for the face only (her signature treatment is head-to-toe). Expect 12 steps of purifcation—from microdermabrasion and a peel to LED-light therapy and lymphatic drainage… READ MORE

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WHO TO WATCH: SUHAIL BUTT & ANISA NOOR

With their innovative new skin care studio, this couple is starting a renewal revolution. NŪR means light in Arabic (both Anisa and Suhail are Pakistani). It’s also exactly what the studio’s signature 12-step high-tech facial ($225) will bring out in clients. “It includes chemical peels, LED light therapy, microdermabrasion. We push the skin to its limits to force it to regenerate.”…READ MORE

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TRUE TALES OF A CHEMICAL PEEL VIRGIN

When it comes to spa treatments, I’m pretty game to try most things. Laser hair removal? Sure. Paraffin dips? Why not? Chemical peels and microdermabrasion, however, are in a whole other realm that I’ve been hesitant to explore. And who could blame me? Anyone who’s ever seen the episode of Sex and the City in which Samantha’s face winds up looking like raw meat run over lives with a healthy dose of fear surrounding the procedures… READ MORE

Anisa, Hollywood Reporter

Emmys Beauty: Do This to Your Body Before the Red Carpet

Microdermabrasion for your bum? At her new skin clinic, Anisa Noor's got you covered The Emmys are just days away and already your face has been moisturized, exfoliated and buffed to a red-carpet-ready sheen — but what about the rest of your skin? Look no further than Los Angeles' NŪR Skincare the brainchild of Anisa Noor — former skincare chemist, private-label consultant and prodigy of New York City's tech-savvy Dangene, beauty guru to stars like Madonna and Heidi Klum… READ MORE

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NŪR Skincare: Revolutionary Hi-Tech Skin Oasis Opens in Chicago

One of the most exciting things to happen to skincare in Chicago is the launch of NŪR. a transformative, high-tech experience that is truly results driven. Owner Anisa Noor has spent the last 5 years in LA developing her concept at the first location and now Chicagoans can experience skin treatments that offer permanent changes to the skin—backed by science… READ MORE

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A HIGH-TECH SPA WITH A 12-STEP FACIAL COMES TO RAVENSWOOD

Anisa Noor, a former skincare chemist, has opened NŪR Skincare spa in Ravenswood, With a design inspired by Sufi architecture, the clinic has an on-site “formulations lab” where Noor whips up homeopathic skincare products. But things take a high-tech turn in the treatment rooms. Services include a skin analysis that employs UV photography and imaging technology to break down conditions such as inflammation and spider veins; other treatments include hyfrecation, which uses an electrosurgical device to destroy abnormal skin tissue… READ MORE

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NEED TO BANISH DRy SKIN? VISIT THESE SKIN CARE STOPS

Former chemical engineer Anisa Noor combines scientific processes (i.e., a hyperbaric oxygen mask) with holistic natural products in her Ravenswood studio. The 12-Step Hi-Tech Facial ($225) layers a whopping 10 to 12 separate treatments — including extractions, serum infusions, and LED light therapy — into an hourlong session, which Noor claims leads to permanent improvements in texture and tone… READ MORE