Pure Lux in Edina, Minnesota offers medically sound cosmetic treatments that focus on the whole body rather than just the skin’s surface. Instead of changing how you look, the goal is to enhance your natural features and restore youthful vitality to your skin with the latest anti-aging treatments. Pure Lux also offers a highly advanced, noninvasive body contouring method that successfully reshapes your curves without the pain and risks associated with liposuction.

The Pure Lux team is fully trained and certified to ensure the safety and success of the treatments they use. They stay current on the latest technology and trends in cosmetic care to provide the best options available for your skin type, cosmetic care goals, and treatment expectations.

Pure Lux has partnered with Southdale Physicians and Tres Sports personal training to offer comprehensive, non-surgical, anti-aging regimens that work to improve your health from the inside out. Pure Lux offers free consultations to design a program tailored to meet your needs and goals for cosmetic care. Call our office today or schedule an appointment online.


Vanessa Brooks

Aesthetician and Certified Laser Technician located in Edina, MN

Vanessa is nothing but a sincere perfectionist.  

Her story starts like many….” I have something that bothers me, something that personally holds me back, something that makes me less confident in my daily life” for Vanessa that was unwanted hair, razor burn, ingrown hairs and problematic skin.  “At 15 years old I was introduced to lasers and it changed my life.” 

In 2009 vanessa was certified on 15 different cosmetic laser treatments and skin care services from Imaj Institute in Scottsdale Arizona.  And since has over 15,000 hours experience with lasers and skin treatments.  Her clients will definitely notice the attention to detail and care offered. Vanessa is always willing to go above and beyond to get the results that her patients are seeking.  

Wife, friend, sister, dog mom & entrepreneur Vanessa is determined to help men and women win their confidence back.  She has equipped herself with the newest technology that has been noticed by her clients of taking their results to the next level. 



Dr. Merlin Brown

PURE LUX medical director and on staff internal medicine physician

Dr. Merlin Brown, MD is a board certified Internal Medicine Physician at Southdale Physicians in Edina, Minnesota. Dr. Brown is praised by patients for providing individualized treatment plans that aren’t bound by the restraints of large insurance companies. Patients visiting his practice know they are receiving quality care from a trustworthy and independent physician. Dr. Brown provides treatment for anxiety, obesity, depression, asthma, COPD, arthritis, high blood pressure, and more. He also offers a full range of medical services including primary care, physical exams, cancer screening, geriatric care, internal medicine, and mind-body medicine.

Dr. Brown attended Loma Linda University School of Medicine to pursue his medical degree in the Internal Medicine Residency Program. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Brown believes in truly patient-centered care. He is attentive in his approach to his patients, making their needs his main focus to ensure that each and every patient receives the attentionand personalized care they need to maintain good health. His goal is to prevent disease first, and if needed, treat and cure a disease. Dr. Brown’s patients receive the highest quality care available and are treated like people, not just another number.


Luis Leonardo 

Owner, entrepreneur, and trainer with over 20 years of experience

Luis Leonardo is a competitive runner and triathlete with 21 years of experience, he works as a coach/personal trainer and is the CEO of Tres Sports in the city of Edina, MN.

He has competed in all multiple distances from 5k to Ironman; he also biked across the US (2,700 miles) on a single speed bike over a period of 27 days and also held a 27-minute plank to support www.hope27.org. He has developed a unique style of training mixing cardio, mobility, and strength which he utilizes helping his clients at Tres Sports.