Posts tagged skin care
Hyperpigmentation

One of the most common skin disorders that patients express concern over is hyperpigmentation. Whether it’s melasma, post inflammatory hyperpigmentation, or sun spots; discolouration of the skin can be distressing and frustrating to treat.

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Winning the Battle Against Acne

For anyone who has battled with acne you know how frustrating it can be.  Acne not only affects teens but is also common in adulthood. Starting to break out in your 20’s, 30’s and even 40’s seems not only unfair but can be very confusing.  The first step to treating acne is determining what type of acne you have and what is causing it.  Once this is achieved treatment is usually straightforward and very successful!

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HydraFacial 101

Are you getting the most out of your Hydrafacial? The Signature Hydrafacial has all the basics covered. This 3 step, 30 minute facial cleanses, exfoliates, extracts, and hydrates the skin using its signature vacuum hand piece and serums filled with antioxidants, peptides, and hyaluronic acid. But it only gets better from there. Get familiar with the full Hydrafacial line up: 

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We Love Vitamin Facials

There’s nothing like the feeling of bright, radiant, plumped skin. This treatment uses Redensity I, an award winning skin revitalizer. It is a non cross-linked hyaluronic acid (HA) formula specifically designed to target dull complexion, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, protect from oxidative damage, and increase hydration.

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Sunscreen 101

Short-term sun damage presents as a sunburn. Long-term, unprotected exposure causes gradual damage to skin known as sun damage or photoaging, and accounts for about 90% of the signs of skin aging. The two main types of damaging rays are UVB and UVA. They damage skin cells and their DNA, leading to fine lines, wrinkles, irregular pigmentation, visible vessels, thinned skin, loss of elasticity and skin cancer (including melanoma). This damage occurs directly by the incoming UV photons and indirectly by free radicals that are generated by these rays.

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The HydraFacial Experience

The HydraFacial is a non-invasive treatment that provides instant results for all skin types with no downtime. The HydraFacial is a (30 min) treatment that removes dead skin cells and extracts impurities while simultaneously delivering the skin with cleansing, hydrating and moisturizing serums.

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What Everyone Needs to Know About Filler

As we age, the quality of our skin starts to decline as we lose collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid, wrinkles and folds are created as we lose volume due to loss of facial fat and loss of our facial bony structure. Much like a balloon that’s deflating, skin starts to sag and hang where it was once full of volume.

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Talking Botox

By far one of our most sought after treatments is botox*. We love it and patients love it because it produces predictable, visible results in just a matter of days. Botox has applications for nearly all patients of all ages but our favourite way to use this treatment is in prevention!

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5 Tips to Beautiful Glowing Skin

As we age our skin can give away more information than we may want it to.  Sun damage, dehydration, loss of volume and uneven skin tone can age us quickly.  Despite our best efforts to take care through healthy diet and lifestyle choices, once the damage is done it can take more than a few nights sleep to look refreshed again.

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Spring into Health!

Spring has almost sprung and warmer weather and longer days are soon approaching. Spring is a time of new growth and regeneration, so it is the perfect opportunity to cleanse your body and work towards your health and wellness goals.

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No More Excuses: Weight Loss That Works!

How many times have you resolved to lose weight and either something got in the way of your good intentions or you lost it and then gained it back?  Weight loss is one of the most frustrating health concerns I work on with my patients

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Hello Vancouver! Surface Skin Lab hits Robson Street.

We are so excited to move into this fabulous neighborhood at 212 Robson street. We thought we would share a bit about who we are and what we do so you can get to know us better.

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