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Tag archive: skin repair

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…

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…

Can your diet make acne worse?

It is a controversy of sorts, but studies show that food can play a role in your break outs. Often people focus on using only topical products to deal with facial acne. Home care products like Salicylic Acid, Retina A, and Glycolic Acid can help to prevent black heads and white heads, but they are…

Smoother, Firmer, Brighter Skin with INVISAPEEL™ by Zein Obagi

INVISAPEEL™ by Zein Obagi uses an enzymatic process to renew the epidermis, leaving skin noticeably smoother, firmer, and brighter – without any apparent flaking or peeling. Specialized enzymes in the formula accelerate the reduction of the appearance of discolouration, rough-textured and dehydrated skin. INVISAPEEL™ is now available at Pure Light Laser Skin & Body Clinic….

Non-ablative Fractional Laser vs. Ablative

The cosmetics industry started out treating scars with CO2 lasers without truly knowing the effects that it might have on olive-toned skin and ice-pick scarring. When it became clear that CO2 lasers sometimes made scars worse and they had to turn away clients with darker skin. Now, they have developed a fractional non-ablative laser that…

Scar Revision 2

Vancouver scar revision treatments and technology has come a long way the last 7 years. We no longer have to put clients through a lot of down time. When the industry first started using laser for scars in 1990, they were using a laser called Ablative CO2 laser resurfacing. As a witness to many people being treated…

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