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Chemical Peel Treatment Edmonton

PEELS

Located in Edmonton, Dérmica offers a chemical peel treatment menu to deliver varying depths of chemical exfoliation through the application of enzymes or hydroxy acids.

Peels are customized depending on the current condition of the skin and desired results. Conditions that can be treated include: pigmentation, acne, fine lines, dry skin, and more. There is a recommended downtime of 2-7 days depending on the depth of the peel.


BOOST Mild Peels

BOOST peels are classified as mild skin acids. BOOSTS can be used to pre-treat the skin before transitioning into stronger skin peels. They are great for seasonal maintenance. Can be added to a Facial or Dermaplane service to amplify results.
Downtime: 24 – 48 hours.

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AHA (10-20%)

$ 55

Relieves dry skin, reduces fines lines and pigmentation.

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BHA (10-20%)

$ 55

Cleanses and decongests oily skin.

CHEMICAL PEEL TREATMENT EDMONTON

Enzyme

$ 55

Exfoliating peel ideal for all skin types and maintaining healthy skin.

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Retinol & Vit C

$ 65

Brightens the complexion and softens the skin texture of the skin.

Deep Peels (20 – 85%)

Deep peels are classified as medium to strong skin acids. They range from 20% to 85% and can be layered. They are ideal for pre-treated skin and provide deeper resurfacing of the skin. May cause visible shedding and flaking. Downtime: 3-10 days

Bright

$ 145

Relieves dry skin, reduces fines lines and pigmentation.

Acne 

$ 145

Cleanses and decongests oily skin.

Anti-Age

$ 145

Delivers powerful exfoliation and promotes rejuvenation of skin cells.

Dry Skin 

$ 145

Relieves coarse/ flaking skin and boosts hydration levels.

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

PLEASE REVIEW THE CRITERIA BEFORE BOOKING YOUR PEEL.

Recommended sessions: 4-8

Downtime required: 1-7 days

Time frame: 15-30 minutes

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

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

Book your Chemical Peel Treatment in Edmonton!
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Love, Peace, and Great Skin!

Dérmica MedEsthetics
(780) 885 7108
dermica.ca

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Glo Skin Beauty Sale Canada

Glo Skin Beauty Inventory Clear-out

It’s that time of the year again! We are making room for new and exciting products just for you.

As a result, we are having a Glo Skin Beauty sale on popular skincare and makeup products.

Throughout December 1-5, enjoy 40% OFF select products. Visit our online store to check out our Glo Skin Beauty sale!

Why Glo?

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.

Need some guidance?

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Use our online home care selection guide to help you select the right products for you. This guide will ask you a few questions to provide options for your skin needs. 

Knowing your skin type will help you narrow down your product selection and find the right treatments for you.  

Take the skin type quiz

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As a Glo Skin Beauty Canada retailer, we offer free shipping to Canada on orders $125+.

Love, Peace, and Great Skin!

Dérmica MedEsthetics
(780) 885 7108
dermica.ca

Fingernail Fungus

Fingernail fungus

What causes nail fungus?

Fingernail fungus, also knows as onychomycosis, is pretty common in the feet but can occur in the fingernails as well. For the most part its harmless but it does change the appearance of the nail.

They begin to look unsightly and not very esthetically pleasing. The fungus can cause the nail to become really thick yet brittle, and separated from the nail bed. At this point you see major discolouration ranging from yellow to black.

Fingernail fungus can also affect the future growth of the nail. If the area was traumatized enough, the nail may not grow back normally afterwards even once the fungus is gone.

Most commonly people get nail infections because they get exposed to the fungus after some type of injury, such as cutting the nail improperly or having a tool shoved underneath the nail. In addition, certain illnesses like diabetes can cause a person to be more prone to fungal infections.

Treatment

An anti-fungal treatment where your nail is trimmed down and treated will help remove the fungus. You should receive an anti-fungal agent that you apply post treatment.

Post care

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Anti-fungal drops. Also, it is important to wash your hands and keep your nails clean underneath and short if possible. Try not share nail clippers or if you’re going for services at a spa just make sure the equipment and tools are clean and disinfected. Nail files should not be shared.

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Peace, Love, and Great Skin!

Dérmica MedEsthetics
(780) 885 7108
dermica.ca

Brittle Nails Treatment

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What is it?

Brittle nails sensitivity got you looking for treatment? Brittle nails are very thin nails that split, crack, and peel easily. Although it could be hereditary, there are other things that can cause brittle nails. Examples include dryness caused by certain soaps or detergents, a lack of moisture around the nails, aging, iron deficiency, other health conditions.

It is important that you get checked by a doctor if you see other changes in your health along with the brittle nails.

Brittle Nails Treatment

Our Classic Manicure is a great treatment not only because of the massage and paraffin application, but also the use of vitamin e lotion and cuticle oil nourishes the hands and nails with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Plus, the polish application helps to build strength.

Nail strengtheners can be used at home.

Have you heard of nail strengtheners or hardeners? They are useful as well and can be used at home or applied during your manicure.

Manicure abstinence?

Brittle nails can also be a result of bad manicures or bad nails jobs. Over-filing when applying or removing is a common cause of brittle nails. In addition, ripping off unwanted gel or acrylic nails will contribute to brittle nails.

If this is the case, you just have to wait until the nails rebuild strength! We recommend no more nail applications until the nails have restored themselves enough.

Book your Classic Manicure! Schedule Appointment

 

Peace, Love, and Great Skin!

Dérmica MedEsthetics
(780) 885 7108
dermica.ca

Nail Ridges Cause

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What is it?

The cause of nail ridges can be many. Nail ridges are small lines running vertically on the nail. They can be deeper, with depressions or grooves on the nail, or slight bumps that typically run vertically. They can be caused by many reasons but most commonly are caused by age. However, they could also be due to improper nail care or injury. They can also be caused by certain illnesses. So, it important to have it checked out by your physician it if its getting worse and you are not an older person.

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An additional cause of nail ridges could be due to a mineral/vitamin deficiency. Pay attention to changes in colour, severity, and deepness of the grooves. Also, watch for any inflammation around the root of the nail, or changes in the skin around the nail.

Treatment

During a manicure, we buff out the top of the surface of the nail making it as smooth as possible. After, we apply a nice base coat with a gel polish application to give it strength if it has become brittle.

After care: hand lotion. No buffing at home if you get regular manicures.

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Peace, Love, and Great Skin!

Dérmica MedEsthetics
(780) 885 7108
dermica.ca

Nail Biting Treatment

What is it?

What is it and is there a nail biting treatment? Nail biting is also known as onychophagy. It is caused by a nervous, compulsive habit of biting your fingernails due to anxiety.

Home tips

Have you tried bitters on your fingernails? Bitters are like a nail polish that tastes horrible so it prevents you from wanting to put your fingers in your mouth.

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Some clients have shared with us that having polish or gel polish helps them leave their fingers alone because they look nice.

When painting your nails at home, use polish with a nail strengthening base coat.

Treatment

Manicures help maximize a nail’s growth potential (assuming the client is ready to cease the nail biting). They achieve this through professional nail and cuticle work. A paraffin dip softens the damaged skin surrounding the nail.

Your nails will need to be strengthen up in order to grow past the tip of the finger. Nail hardeners do a really good job in strengthening your nails.

Post care

Use a nail brush as often as possible. We recommend daily hand lotion use, multiple times a day.

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Peace, Love, and Great Skin!

Dérmica MedEsthetics
(780) 885 7108
dermica.ca

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(780) 885-7108 bookings@dermica.ca