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Good Skin from Within

This is a guest post from Christie Lohr, founder of Style Nine to Five and a fashion industry dynamo. When it comes to skin issues, primarily acne, the first thing we think about is how we can treat it or what products we can use to heal it. While most people are quick to assume acne is…

How to Get Your Skin Glowing

This is a guest post from Susan Mohammad, writer and communications professional.  Two years ago, I showed up at Pure Light Laser Skin & Body Clinic ready to spend hundreds on facial treatments I had heard about. Instead I was quickly shown the door (sort of). Back then Rita (skin fairy and clinic owner), took…

Why I Chose IPL Photo-facial

Jaala Leis Wanless is a celebrity hairstylist and artist with more than 24 years experience in the beauty and hair industry. She writes about her experience with an IPL photo-facial treatment for sun damage. After years of thinking that I had been applying my sun screen vigilantly and taking care of my skin properly, I…

How to Get a Porcelain Complexion

This is a guest post from Christie Lohr, founder of Style Nine to Five and a fashion industry dynamo. Flawless skin is a lot easier to achieve these days thanks to new technology in lasers. There really isn’t a skin issue you can’t fix! Lasers allow us to get that porcelain poreless complexion that’s become the…

Treatment for Hyperpigmentation Scars

Over the years we have seen many clients with hyperpigmentation scars. Hyperpigmentation scars can happen for many reasons, but the most common cause is trauma to the skin and stretch marks. Just a few years ago, we could not do much for these types of scars. Since the 1540 Fractional hit the cosmetic world, things…

A first-hand experience with treatment for cystic acne

Melanie Bauer is a long-time customer at Pure Light Laser Skin and Body Clinic. She first came to Pure Light Laser after suffering from cystic acne for more than ten years. We recently talked with Melanie about her experience treating her acne at Pure Light Laser. Question: How long did you suffering from acne and…

Preventative measures can be a key to aging gracefully

Dana Sands is an RMT at the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel and a client of Pure Light Laser. She has prepped for and competed in six local, provincial and national bodybuilding championship shows over the last four years. Her last show was the CBBF national event in Nova Scotia in July, 2015. She placed second;…

The Importance of Finding the Source of Acne

Rita Moldovanos has treated clients for acne for twenty three years. When she originally transitioned from esthetics into the medical field more than twenty years ago, she was blessed to work with one of the top dermatologists in a laser cosmetic medical clinic in Vancouver. She saw the benefits of prescription treatments for skin issues,…

A “Hidden” Cause of Adult Acne

Kris, a client at Pure Light Laser, talks about how she dealt with her adult acne and how Fractional Laser Treatments helped her to reduce scarring. During my recent Fractional Laser session for removing my acne scarring with Rita here at Pure Light Laser, I was laying on the bed and we were talking about how much…

Side Effects of Drying Out Your Acne

Many people try to dry out their acne if they feel that oil is causing the issue, instead of balancing out their oil glands. But drying out your acne can cause many issues – and in the long term, you will want that oil to keep your skin looking youthful! It is important to treat…

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