Dermaplaning Edmonton

How does it work? 

The technician gently grazes a medical-grade scalpel edge over the surface of the skin. This process delivers a fine shave that removes the dull surface skin and vellus facial hair.  

What will it do for my skin? 

The process brightens the complexion, evens skin tone, and leaves the skin feeling supple and smooth.  


Can clients with beards or coarse hair growth get a dérmaPLANE treatment ?  

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In our professional opinion, dérmaPLANE is not recommended as a means of hair removal for clients with bearded (dense/coarse) hair growth pattern, or as treatment for the skin underlying.  


Can I have a dérmaPLANE treatment if I am pregnant?  

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Yes. The service is considered to be superficial and therefore does not compromise the pregnancy or health of the mother’s skin.

There are typically no side effects from the procedure.


Does it get rid of dark spots?  

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Yes. This process is most effective when combined with the AHA BOOST or Retinol / Vit C BOOST. The dérmaPLANE process will clear the surface of the skin allowing for deeper penetration of the acid BOOST and target specific conditions.  


Can it treat acne? 

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In our professional opinion, we do not recommend dérmaPLANE as a primary means of treating acne. The risk outweighs the potential benefit when compared to other more effective methods of acne treatment. 


When will I notice my results? 

The results of dérmaPLANE are seen immediately following the procedure. The goal is to leave the skin feeling softer and looking radiant. Contrast is most evident when comparing the appearance before and after service, in those who have major build up and visible hair growth.  

Are there any side effects? 

There are typically no side effects from the procedure. Your skin may feel slightly exposed and sensitive for 1-2 hours following. It is recommended that with any professional skin care service extended sun exposure is avoided for a minimum 24-hour period. 

How to prepare for my dérmaPLANE treatment?

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Love, Peace, and Great Skin!

Dérmica MedEsthetics
(780) 885 7108
dermica.ca

How to prepare for your dermaplaning treatment.

Your skin should be at a resilient state therefore, we ask that you refrain from using strong products or having other procedures on your skin prior to your dermaplaning service.   

  • Stop using AHA/ BHA/ Retin A/Vitamin A/Hydroquinone 24 hours prior to your service. These products may cause the skin to become sensitized. If you are using prescribed topicals, consult with your doctor.
  • Avoid waxing and shaving for at least 2 weeks prior to your appointment.
  • Arrive with a clean face if possible. Eye makeup and lip colour are fine.
  • Remove facial jewelry otherwise these areas may need to be avoided.

How long will I be in my appointment?  

dérmaPLANE alone requires 45 minutes – 1.15 hours of service. If you are a new guest to dérmica, you will need about 5 minutes to fill your intake form. Be mindful of parking and traffic in the community.

What is the after care?

Makeup is to be avoided for a 24-hour period as this can clog the pores and introduce bacteria. As with any professional skin care service, we recommend the use of quality products in order to preserve and prolong your dermaplaning results.

 

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Love, Peace, and Great Skin!

Dérmica MedEsthetics
(780) 885 7108
dermica.ca

Sensitive & Rosacea Skin Care TIPS:

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Save 15% on all in-store Glo Skin Beauty home care at your skin care visit.

Rosacea is one of the most common skin conditions we see in our skin services, it can cause ruddy complexion and even alter the texture of the skin!

Read below for some TIPS on how to calm your skin and prevent flare-ups.

1. Avoid applying heat to the skin. For example: hot showers, heating fan in your vehicle, extended sun exposure.

2. Limit alcohol (especially red wine 😵) consumption when your are already experiencing a skin flush.

3. Use fragrance free and gentle products on your skin. 

4. Switch out your facial scrub for a gentle enzymatic exfoliant.

5. Use soothing mask 2-3 times/ week to hydrate and calm your skin.

6. Keep your moisturizer in the door compartment of your fridge for added cooling effect.

Looking for a gentle care line for your sensitive skin? We recommend the CALM SKIN SET!

Love, Peace, and Great Skin!

Dérmica MedEsthetics
(780) 885 7108
dermica.ca

Chemical Peels

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We offer mild “boost” peels that can be added to other services or deep peels that use medium to strong skin acids.

PEELS

Chemical Peels deliver varying depths of chemical exfoliation through the application of enzymes or hydroxy acids such as: Alpha Hydroxy (AHA) or Beta Hydroxy (BHA).

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 and can be added to a Facial service to amplify results.
Downtime: 24 – 48 hours.

AHA (10-20%)

$ 55

Relieves dry skin, reduces fines lines and pigmentation.

BHA (10-20%)

$ 55

Cleanses and decongests oily skin.

Enzyme

$ 55

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

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% – 85% potency and can be layered for maximum effect. They are ideal for pre-treated skin and provide deeper resurfacing of the skin. May cause visible shedding and flaking. Downtime: 3-10 days

Complexion Refining

$ 145

Relieves dry skin, reduces fines lines and pigmentation.

Acne Treatment

$ 145

Cleanses and decongests oily skin.

Anti-Aging

$ 145

Delivers powerful exfoliation and promotes rejuvenation of skin cells.

Dry Skin Relief

$ 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


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PROFESSIONAL SKINCARE AT HOME

Professional treatments should go hand in hand with clinical grade skincare products that will help to maximize results. This is why we offer 15% OFF all Glo Skin Beauty products in-store with any of the treatments above.


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Love, Peace, and Great Skin!

Dérmica MedEsthetics
(780) 885 7108
dermica.ca

 

Glo Skin Beauty Deals at Dérmica

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Time to replenish your Skincare routine with our Glo Skin Beauty Deals!

We have hot Glo Skin Beauty deals going on!! Buy 1 product and save 10%. Buy 2 products and save 20%. Buy 3 or more products and save 30%!

Take a look at our recommendations for the following skin concerns:

👉HYPERPIGMENTATION/DARK SPOTS/AGE SPOTS

•Exfoliant- Brightening Polish, Reg. $56

•Cleanser- Daily Polishing Cleanser, Reg. $50

•Serum- Daily Power C, Reg. $126


👉ROUGH/UNEVEN TEXTURE

•Serum- Retinol Resurfacing Serum, Reg. $88


👉DRY SKIN

•Cleanser- Hydrating Gel Cleanser, Reg. $44

•Serum- Daily Hydration, Reg. $80

•Moisturizer- Conditioning Hydration, Reg. $60


👉REDNESS/SENSITIVITY

•Serum- Corrective Soothing Serum, Reg. $56

•Cleanser- Gentle Cream Cleanser, Reg. $52

•Moisturizer- Balancing Moisture Remedy, Reg. $56


👉MATURE/VERY DRY

•Cleanser- Essential Cleansing Oil, Reg. $44

•Eye Care- Contour Eye Lift, Reg. $54

•Exfoliant- Gentle Enzyme Exfoliant, Reg. $56


👉LARGE PORES

•Mask- Pore Refining Mask, Reg. $58


👉OILY/BLACKHEADS/BREAKOUTS

•Cleanser- Purifying Gel Cleanser, Reg. $44

•Moisturizer- Oil Free Moisturizer, Reg. $60

•Exfoliant- Refresh Facial Polish, Reg. $36


Offer ends Dec. 21, 2019 or while quantities last. Promotion deals applies to in-store purchases only. 


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

Causes of Oily Skin

Do you have an OILY skin type?

Are you constantly battling with breakouts, blackheads, clogged pores and excessive oiliness throughout the day? Does your skin have a thick, uneven texture and shiny complexion? These are the most common characteristics of an OILY skin type.

Why is my skin OILY?

Your skin produces natural oils throughout the day, keeping it elastic, protected and moisturized. When the sebaceous (oil) glands produce an excess of oil, your skin does not have use for the extra oil and it begins to collect on the surface of the skin and within the pores.

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Magnified view of sebaceous filament extracted during dérmica facials.

This buildup of oil, in combination with dead skin cells, causes the pores to become clogged and infected. Blocked pores are present in the skin as blackheads (open pore/oxidized buildup), whiteheads (closed pore/congested), pustules (infected pores/pus buildup).

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Magnified view of blackheads and milia extracted from skin during a dérmica facial.

Although it sounds like there are a lot of negatives to having OILY skin, there is one major bonus! With age our sebaceous glands slowdown in oil production, but in an OILY skin the glands continue to produce a sufficient amount of oil later on in life. Therefore, when properly cared for your skin your skin will virtually defy the natural aging process!

When caring for your OILY skin, it is important to remain consistent with your homecare regimen. Keeping your oiliness and breakouts under control will help improve your complexion and prevent future irritation and scarring due to blemishes.

Here are Dermica’s tips on making the right choices for your OILY skin!

  • Cleanser– Select a foaming cleanser, or gel cleanser-these will help wash away debris trapped underneath the oil buildup. Double cleanse, morning and night. Rinse with lukewarm water to prevent simulating oil glands. Try Glo Skin Beauty’s Purifying Gel Cleanser. The antibacterial ingredients in this gel cleanser keep your skin clean and free of harmful bacteria.
  • Exfoliant– The best exfoliation option for OILY skin is a chemical exfoliant that can deliver deep exfoliation without irritation and overstimulation of the skin. Use according to manufacturer, or 2-3 times a week in the evening. We recommend Glo’s Gentle Enzyme Exfoliant. Free of fragrance and dyes, this formula has been clinically tested for skin not well suited for manual exfoliation.
  • Eye Care– Should be selected according to your age range. For OILY skin we recommend a gel for ages 18-40, lotion for ages 40-55, cream for ages 55+.
  • Moisturizer: Use a water-based, oil-free moisturizer. Oily skins benefit from hydrating products such as a hydrating gel (ideal for med-high oily skin) or hydrating lotion (ideal for light-med oily skin). Some OILY skin moisturizers will also feature oil absorbing, or antiseptic ingredients. Glo’s Oil Free Moisturizer is a popular moisturizer amongst our clients.
  • Mask– Clay masks are excellent for OILY skin. They absorb oil and help tighten pores. Bentonite is a great ingredient to have in your mask product. Use 1-2 times a week, after cleansing in the evening. If your surface oils are under control, spot treat down your t-zone. The Pore Refining Mask is a great option!
  • Toner– Using a toner can help tighten pores and balance your pH. Mist over your skin and gently pat using forefingers.

To maximize results, incorporate a professional treatment into your maintenance schedule. Our suggestions include:

Phototherapy

Skin rejuvenation phototherapy treatments can help tighten pores and even out the texture of your skin. These treatments are excellent for anti aging when done twice per year. Phototherapy is not for everyone, ensure you meet the treatment criteria.

Facials- not just “a fancy wash”

A deep cleansing facial, which includes an ozonized steaming (sterilized steam) session, and pore-extractions, will help clear blemishes, blackheads, and purge impurities out of the skin.

DIY Recipe for Toner

Mix 2/3 of Witch Hazel with 1/3 distilled water in a spritz bottle. Shake well before use. Mist over face after cleansing, and gently pat into your skin using forefingers.

 

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