Category Archives: Facial Skincare

5 Facts You Should Know About Microneedling

Microneedling is gaining buzz in the cosmetic world, thanks to its ability to create dramatic anti-aging effects without the need for surgery or major downtime. But what is it really like to undergo a dermal roller microneedling treatment at one of our Vancouver-area locations? In this blog post, we’ll review 5 facts about the popular treatment …

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What Can Infini™ Radiofrequency Microneedling Do for You?

Infini radiofrequency microneedling is a treatment that uses micro-needles to create controlled micro-injuries to the skin and deliver heat deep into the skin, which can trigger the release of collagen and elastin. The heat can cause a tightening effect, resulting in firmer, more youthful-looking skin. Skin conditions that can be treated with Infini: - fine …

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What Can Skin Boosters Do for You?

As we get older, our faces change due to the natural aging process. This can involve increased wrinkles as well as a loss of volume. Hormones, sun exposure, gravity, smoking, diet, and other factors can contribute to this change. Teoxane Redensity [I] Skin Boosters are designed to restore the hydration of your skin to optimal …

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Why Are Amino Acids so Important for Our Skin?

Amino acids can make your skin look and feel healthier. AA (Amino Acids) are essential in the skin renewal process, because they stimulate collagen and elastin production. Topical AA feed the skin with essential building blocks that:      Boost collagen      Increase hydration      Provide antioxidant protection      Promote cellular repair You can make a healthy difference in your …

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What is a TRL™ Laser ?

Dr. ShehlaEbrahim explains that there are many options available for laser treatments that are approved by Health Canada and the FDA. Among the approved lasers are Fraxel®, Pro Fractional™, Contour TRL™ (Tunable Resurfacing Laser), and Endymed® 3D Deep or micro-needling with radio frequency. The TRL™ can provide the best results for acne scars because more …

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Preparing for Laser Treatments

Dr. Shehla Ebrahim and our team of Laser Technicians recommend that you come in for a complimentary consultation prior to scheduling a laser treatment. There are many different types of lasers, each designed for specific treatments. During your consultation, we invite you to ask questions and voice any concerns. After hearing your goals, Dr. Ebrahim …

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The Science Behind Vampire Facials

The Vampire Facelift™ was made famous by Kim Kardashian. It is still a popular treatment for regenerating and rejuvenating the skin. The scientific basis for the Vampire Facial, a non-surgical variation, is PRP, or platelet-rich-plasma, which is rich in many growth factors that stimulate the production of new collagen. This treatment can be a very …

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