Gluconolactone is a naturally occuring polyhydroxy acid (PHA) and antioxidant. It's generally less irriating than alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) because it's made up of a larger molecules, and is also considered a humectant due to its composition of water attracting hydroxis.
Medical Esthetics by Katie is pleased to offer New Westminster's finest Laser/IPL Platform Starlux 500
Laser Hair Removal
Photo Rejuvenation (another post)
Permanent Hair Reduction
Palomar's StarLux 500 unparalleled speed is the laser of choice for Medical Esthetics by Katie's hair removal treatments. Fast, effecient treatments are the result, I can treat a man's back or a pair of legs in under 30 minutes, and a smaller area, such as the underarms, in even less time.
Acne breakouts may keep you from putting your best face forward. PCA SKIN acne control products and treatments effectively target bacteria, oil, inflammation and clogged pores for a beautiful, clear complexion
I have to wash my face at least 3x a day because I am so oily. I also can't use moisturizer because it makes me break out.
Over-drying the skin actually leads to increased oil production. Washing skin twice daily and using a non-oily hydrator will keep skin balanced and free of breakouts.
Skin discolorations, such as hyperpigmentation and melasma, are common, yet frustrating concerns. PCA SKIN professional treatments and daily care products contain a blend of proven pigment-fighting ingredients that work to prevent the production and distribution of pigment, while also reducing existing dark spots.
Scrubbing the skin using wash cloths, sponges or gritty exfoliants helps to remove dark spots
As a company committed to continuous improvement, and bringing new and innovative products to our customers and their patients, we are thrilled to introduce the newest addition to the PCA SKIN anti-aging family of products:
My mother was adopted and passed away nine years ago from cervical cancer. My mother never wanted to know her biological family. Me, I’ve always wanted to know; Who am I? Where do I fit in this world? What diseases am I prone to?
So, last Christmas, I chose to participate in DNA Testing from 23andme.com
In the May 2013 issue of Vogue Magazine, PCA SKIN®‘s chief scientific officer, Dr. Jennifer Linder, is featured dispelling myths about chemical peels and assuring readers that they are the best thing you can do for your skin. The article, titled “Lift Off,” highlights Ultra Peel® I and explains the many benefits regular chemical peel treatments have on skin health, while amplifying the effects of daily care in the process.
There are many different types of skincare treatments available today and it can be hard to decipher which are actually legitimate. The skincare industry is changing daily, always finding new and improved ingredients to help eliminate impurities and signs of aging with instant gratification. A new treatment that has surfaced recently is the so-called “Placenta Facial.”
The original inch loss wrap! A unique and effective blend of mineral rich clay and specific body wrapping techniques help cleanse and detoxify your body while actively compressing soft fatty tissues to create instant and lasting inch loss.
While wrapped, add on a Wonderful PCA SKIN Hydration & Detox Facial to intensify the pleasure of rejuvenated skin and loss inches.
Katies the best! My facial peel was great and smelled delicious. I can see the difference in my skin already. I highly recommend her :)
Had a wonderful and relaxing facial . A fabulous environment , Katie is do knowledgable and has such a soft touch - thank you!!!!!!
When I have an upcoming appointment with Katie, I look forward to it so much! I love what she does for me. She has made some great recommendations and, combined with the treatments, I see the benefits in my skin.
Katie is very knowlegable, has a great personality and is very professional! Luv her new place. So calm and inviting!