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Glo Skin Beauty Authorized Retailer in Edmonton, AB.

Glo Skin Beauty

We are an authorized retailer for Glo Skin Beauty located Edmonton, Alberta, in the heart of Old Strathcona, on Whyte Ave and 105 Street.

Glo utilizes innovative research and technology to create formulas with concentrated active ingredients to clinically transform the skin.

Best of all, Glo is a cruelty-free brand and vows to never test products on animals, allow others to test on animals on their behalf, use raw ingredients tested on animals, or even enter into business markets that require animal testing.

Glo Skin Beauty formulas are paraben-free and safe for the most sensitive of skin types.

Not sure which products are right for you?

Try our Home Care Selection Guide to choose the right products to target your skin type and concerns!

Achieve your skin goals by pairing your skincare with dérmica treatments.

Try our Treatment Selection Guide. Our easy-to-use, digital guide makes selecting the correct treatment for your skin type and concerns a breeze! Our Skin questionnaire allows us to understand your skin type and concerns. Based on your answers, we recommend treatments to address your skin concerns and help you make informed decisions.

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Love, Peace, and Great Skin!

Dérmica MedEsthetics
(780) 885 7108
dermica.ca

Microblading Levels

Microblading Before and After Pic
Microblading LEVEL II- Before and After

“My brows aren’t bad enough for microblading.” 🗯

Perhaps not… but have you considered what adding extra volume to your brows will do for your face?

👉the EYES 👁👁

Full brows will bring attention to your eyes.  Your ideal brow colour should compliment your natural hair and eye colour. Your technician will blend a custom colour to create the best possible colour match.

👉the FACE 🙂

Microblading helps correct asymmetry caused by minor differences between your left and right brow. Your technician will take facial measurements to ensure the most flattering brow shape to frame your face shape.


3 Microblading Levels

Dérmica offers 3 microblading levels to help you achieve your dream brows.

1. LEVEL I – up to 30% additional coverage.

If all you’re looking for is a little extra volume, a LEVEL I is all you need.  LEVEL I clients have an existing shape in their brows, no major correction is needed, just some strokes here and there.  LEVEL I Microblading is often opted for by clients that want to correct minor mistakes such as over plucking of the tail or arch.

2. LEVEL II- up to 60% additional coverage.

If you want to thicken the shape of your brows, you most likely need a LEVEL II.

LEVEL II Microblading requires your technician to create a new shape using your existing brow shape. Multiple corrections are made on a LEVEL II procedure. Often, strokes are added to the bottom AND top of your existing brow line as well as adding strokes to the tails for a finished look from beginning to end.

3. LEVEL III- up to 100% additional coverage.

Clients who require a LEVEL III procedure have very little to no brow shape. Using geometry to take in-depth measurements, the technician creates a brow shape to last you 2-3 years.


Click HERE to learn about contraindications, booking procedures, pre and post treatment care, pricing, plus more!

Book your Microblading with Dérmica!
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Love, Peace, and Great Skin!

Dérmica MedEsthetics
(780) 885 7108
dermica.ca

IPL Hair Removal Deals- JAN 2020

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January Special: IPL Hair Removal. See below for details.

Throughout January, receive a complimentary underarm IPL Hair Removal session with ANY IPL Hair Removal treatment of equal or greater value.

Click HERE for IPL Hair Removal Menu and Pricing.

Purchase a treatment package! Receive 15% OFF when you purchase a series of 6 treatments.


Are you ready for your treatment?

PLEASE SHAVE AREAS TO BE TREATED FLUSH TO SKIN THE MORNING BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT.

REVIEW THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA BEFORE BOOKING ONLINE.


Time frame: Dependent on size of area being treated.

Pre-treatment protocols:

  • Must not currently be on or have used Accutane or any other oral prescription acne medications in the past 12 months
  • If currently using any products containing AHA/BHA/Retin A/Vitamin A on the area being treated, you must discontinue usage 2 weeks prior to procedure
  • Must wait a minimum of 4 weeks (or up to 6 weeks for darker skin types) from last tanning (artificial or natural) AND/OR waxing session
  • If currently on any prescription medications, check with your physician regarding possible photosensitivity

Recommended sessions: 8-12

Downtime required: 24 hrs

Contraindications:

  • Diabetes
  • Pregnancy
  • Disorders stimulated by light
  • Cancer (remission under 2 years)
  • Epilepsy
  • Use of photosensitive medication and herbs
  • Active infection of Herpes Simplex in treatment area
  • Use of anticoagulants

Potential side effects:

  • Discomfort
  • Fragile skin
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Erythema (redness)

This special is not valid with any other offer/promotion. Offer valid from January 1-31, 2020. No pre-purchasing. Areas must be booked on same day. Areas purchased must be of equal or greater value ($90). Multiple sessions allowed; to take advantage of this offer, book one session on the first week of January, and your next session on the last week of January.


About IPL…

Read more about IPL Hair Removal:

What to Expect When Doing IPL Hair Removal

Am I a good candidate for IPL Hair Removal?

Can I have IPL Hair Removal if I have an IUD?

What is the difference between IPL and LASER Hair Removal?

FAQs including possible IPL Hair Removal side effects

VIDEO: Preparing for IPL Hair Removal


Book your IPL Hair Removal treatment with Dérmica!
Online Scheduling

Love, Peace, and Great Skin!

Dérmica MedEsthetics
(780) 885 7108
dermica.ca

Is Brow Lamination for me?

Brow Lamination Before and After
Brow Lamination Before and After (L).

A new service for brows.

Brow Lamination gives you that “fluffy” look for full, thicker brows.

It is a simple procedure and is generally done in 1 hour. On average this service lasts 4-6 weeks.

Observe the following tips for maximum results:

  • do not wear brow makeup the day of your appointment
  • do not wet your brows 48 hours post-service
  • brush brows after washing your face

Unlike microblading, brow lamination works solely with your existing brow hair.

For many people, this may be the solution they need. The process involves securing the hair in an upward stroke pattern, then setting them into place with a gentle brow perming solution. Once complete, the brows appear fuller, bolder, and the strands remain in position. 

Learn more about this service requirements and post care.

Book your service online.

Brow Lamination Before and After (R).
Brow Lamination Before and After (R).

Love, Peace, and Great Skin!

Dérmica MedEsthetics
(780) 885 7108
dermica.ca

Pubic and Underarm Skin Discolouration- Part 1

pubic and underarm skin discolouration

Why are my underarms and bikini-line discoloured and rough? 

The appearance of skin discolouration in the underarm and pubic regions are a common concern noted with Hair Removal clients. These dark patches may be accompanied by other symptoms such as irritation, rough texture, odour, or small growths.

It is important to properly diagnose the causes of your condition in order to understand the triggers and prepare a treatment plan for silky, even-toned skin 

Possible causes of skin discolouration

1| Health Factors 

Although this may not be the most common cause, underlying health conditions and medications account for a large majority of the possibilities.  

Health conditions: 

  • Acanthosis – a skin condition described as dark, velvety skin, in the groin, underarms, elbows, knees, neck, or groin area
  • Acromegaly – a condition that causes overproduction of human growth hormone
  • Cushing’s Syndrome – a condition caused by an excess production or exposure to cortisol
  • Skin infections
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Excessive weight
  • Diabete

Medications:  

  • Insulin
  • Corticosteroids
  • Human growth hormone
  • Birth control
  • Niacin

2| Genetic Influences 

Hyperpigmentation or ‘dark patches’ are most prevalent in skin tones that naturally produce higher levels of melanin.

Melanin is the pigment produced by the skin cells that provides it with colour. The amount of melanin in the skin fluctuates with sun exposure and in cases of scarring. Because darker skin tones retain and produce more melanin, they are at higher risk of developing dark patches and scars. 

3| Friction 

The skin’s natural response to trauma is to repair itself in the affected area by producing fresh cells to replace the damaged cells.

Repeated friction over sensitive areas of the skin due to tight or abrasive fabrics can cause micro-trauma to the skin which in turn stimulates the repair process. The skin then forms an abundance of cells over the pressure sites giving way for the appearance of dark patches, or streaks in the skin.  

4. | Shaving 

Shaving the bikini line and underarms can be harsh on the sensitive skin covering these areas, especially considering these areas are often populated with fast growing hair that requires frequent shaves. 

When the sharp blades of the razor glide along the skin, they make just enough contact with the skin to scrape away a thin sheet of dead skin. This can cause micro trauma to the skin, triggering the repair process which then draws pigment to the area.

5. |Chemicals

Skin interaction with ingredients found in deodorant can often lead to discolouration. Aluminum compounds in deodorants keep the underarms dry by blocking the pores from excreting sweat and helps prevent odour by inhibiting the bacterial growth.

Although there are many different contributors to this skin condition, there are also various remedies that may provide relief. Stay tuned for Pt.2


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Love, Peace, and Great Skin!

Dérmica MedEsthetics
(780) 885 7108
dermica.ca

December Special- Back Acid Peels- $100

CHEMICAL PEELS

Throughout December, save $55 on your Back Acid (Chemical) Peel!

A peel involves chemically removing the outermost layers of the skin which in return promotes exfoliation and cell turnover. Depending on the type of peels used they can help treat fine lines, textural issues, acne, scarring, redness and provide a fresher, healthier appearance to the skin.

Through a a proper consultation, your professional service provider will educate you about the peel and the expected outcomes including post treatment instructions.

Whether you’d like to use acid peels as an anti aging method, or have a clear skin goal, your service provider can create a treatment plan customized for you.


-TYPES OF ACID PEELS-

ENZYME PEEL

Our Enzyme Peel is a 20% multi-fruit acid complex made of white grape wine and fresh fruit pulp that gently exfoliates the upper epidermis while wine polyphenols condition the skin. A great introductory-level peel ideal for all skin types.

BRIGHTENING PEEL

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This acid peel solution provides intense exfoliation for combination and dry skin types concerned with aging and hyperpigmentation. It contains 35% glycolic and 35% lactic acid. Ideal for dry and sensitive skin types.

ACNE PEEL

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This 20% salicylic acid solution provides intense exfoliation for problematic or oily skin areas, even within oil-rich pores. Intense exfoliation for problematic or oily skin areas, even within oil-rich pores.

RETINOL PEEL

chemical peels

This 1% Retinol and Vitamin C peel provides softer, firmer, brighter skin and diminishes the appearance of pores. Can be booked alone or added to another peel for an extra boost. Ideal for all skin types except acne, breakouts, and sensitivity.

NOTE: To be eligible for the Acne or Retinol peels, your skin must be pretreated with AHA or BHA (e.g. Enzyme Peel or pretreated with home care)


PLEASE REVIEW THE CRITERIA BEFORE BOOKING YOUR PEEL.

Pre-treatment protocols:

  • Must not currently be on or have used Accutane or any other oral prescription acne medications in the past 12 months
  • If currently using any products containing AHA/BHA/Retin A/Vitamin A on the area being treated, you must discontinue usage 2 weeks prior to procedure
  • Must wait a minimum of 1 week from last tanning session

Time frame: 15-30 minutes

Recommended sessions: 4-8

Downtime required: 1-7 days

Contraindications:

  • Diabetes
  • Pregnancy
  • Skin cancer (remission under 2 years)
  • Use of photosensitive medication and herbs
  • Active infection of Herpes Simplex in treatment area
  • Active skin infection

Potential side effects:

  • Discomfort
  • Fragile skin
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Erythema (redness)
  • Visible shedding

This special is not valid with any other offer/promotion. No pre-purchasing; Ends December 31, 2019.

Book your Back Acid Peel with Dérmica!Online Scheduling

Love, Peace, and Great Skin!

Dérmica MedEsthetics
(780) 885-7108
dermica.ca

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10518 82 Avenue NW, Edmonton / Get directions
(780) 885-7108 info@dermica.ca