skin health

  • What are ceramides?

    Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 6:33pm

    Ceramides are lipids (aka fat molecules) that are found in high concentrations within cell membranes. Lipid’s have one of three functions -- they make up part of the structure of a cell’s membrane, storing energy or signaling actions in cells. Ceramide is a structural and signaling molecule. It is made up of a fatty acid called sphingosine and is located within the membrane of cells, in great concentrations.

  • The science of maintaining and restoring healthy skin is called Corneotherapy.

    Monday, November 26, 2018 - 7:51am

    Corneotherapy is the science of restoring and maintaining healthy skin. Corneotherapy refers to therapeutic interventions aimed at repairing stratum corneum barriers impaired through dermatologic disorders such as atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, irritant allergic contact dermatitis and chronic alipidic skin. This therapy is centered around the science of corneobi­ology, which is focused on the anatomy, physiology and biology of the stratum corneum.

  • November is National Healthy Skin Month

    Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 10:10pm

    November is officially designated as National Healthy Skin Month in the US. All month long, people are encouraged to learn about the functions of skin and how to keep it healthy. The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) first implemented November as healthy skin month in order to raise awareness about the importance of keeping skin fresh, hydrated and healthy all year round.

  • Ionzyme DF II Machine by Environ

    Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 5:07am

    Exclusively at Medical Esthetics by Katie, the Environ Ionzyme DF II System!

    The Environ Ionzyme® DF II Machine was specifically designed for Environ Skin Care medi-facials and offers a unique combination of Iontophoresis and Sonophoresis. This creative system enhances the penetration of the active vitamins and age defying peptides contained in the Environ Skin Care products, providing faster more effective results.

  • The right skincare for your age

    Monday, March 12, 2018 - 6:13pm

    I see it all the time. Clients get stuck in a skincare time warp. For years they might have battled oily skin, dry or combination skin, but with the passing of time, their skin needs have changed.

    One problem. They didn’t change their skincare routine. It’s just another sneaky way time has of tapping you on the shoulder. Not to worry. I’ve got you covered.

  • Start 2017 with a 90 day Skin Transformation with Bend Skincare

    Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 4:27pm

    Start the New Year with glowing skin with Bend Skincare Anti-Aging Formula – Are you up for the Challenge, New Westminster?

     

    Since sun exposure is the top cause of extrinsic skin aging, boosting your UV protection with a vitamin practically guarantees younger-looking skin.