It’s the Holiday season. Let the bells ring! It’s our most favourite time of the year.
A time when we are extra busy with shopping, baking, entertaining, and parties. Oh my!
It takes an awful lot of extra energy just getting it all done. You know what that means right? It can start to wear you out and then you can look, well, tired. Definitely not the ‘glowy holiday look‘ we’re aiming for. That’s where Project Skin MD saves the day. More like, saves the Holiday season. Even one treatment during the holidays can do your skin wonders. Let us tell ya.
We had NEVER had a facial or any type of treatment done before. You know that saying, ‘Seeing is believing’? Well, that’s Natasha and I. We went to Project Skin MD a couple of weeks ago for a treatment called Dermaplaning with a customized glow facial treatment. We were shocked at the difference it made to our skin. Instantly. We definitely seen and now believe!
Dermaplaning is a mechanical exfoliation treatment that removes any dead skin, peach fuzz, while brightening and improving the skin’s texture. Currently this procedure is only offered in British Columbia exclusively at Project Skin MD.
For anyone who hasn’t had a facial treatment before, rest assured the service you receive here is bar none. They take their time with you, thoroughly go over every step of the process, answer all of your questions and concerns. There are no surprises and you are made to feel comfortable and relaxed during the whole procedure.
Each treatment they perform is customized specifically to each clients needs. So you can feel confident that you are receiving exactly what will benefit you.
Our Dermaplaning treatment took 1 1/2 hours and consisted of:
2. Skin Analysis
4. Peel (if needed) – we both did!
5. Extractions (if required) – we both did!
6. Serum Application
8. Neck & Shoulder Massage (oh-my-god… LOVE)
9. SPF Application
10. Mineral Make Up Application
This treatment is the ultimate choice for an immediate skin boost. To get that glow on during the holiday season or for a pre-event outing any time of the year. It requires no needles, fillers, heat, suction or crystals so there is no down time. No lasting redness or healing time required. Your skin may have a slight redness immediately following treatment but doesn’t last long. Both of us didn’t experience any redness or irritation at all, which we were both honestly expecting to see.
Regardless, if you were thinking of getting your skin re-energized and glowing for a special event, it would be recommended to do it at least the day before. When Nashina completed my treatment and handed me a mirror so I could look at my face I was completely in awe. I was shocked at the way it looked because I wasn’t expecting to actually see a big difference. Not right away. It was stunning and glowing. Quite beautiful if I do say so myself! 😉
After your treatment you will receive a complimentary make up application. Glo Minerals make up is a natural mineral foundation that gives you an instant soft, even, and best of all, natural looking coverage. It literally feels like you have zero make up on. We left feeling and looking like a million bucks!
We want to give a huge thank you to Dr. McGillivray, Vanessa and the team at Project Skin MD. Our experience was fabulous thanks to our amazing Medical Aesthesticians, Nashina (pictured above with me) and Gwen. They were exceptionally professional and made us feel completely comfortable.
We asked Vanessa, (Business Director at Project Skin MD) what facials she would recommend to achieve the perfect Holiday Glow this season.
Top 3 Facials to get your Holiday Glow On at Project Skin MD:
1. DERMAPLANING (followed by a customized glow facial treatment) –
to remove any superficial dead skin, peach fuzz while brightening the skin and improve texture.
(1h30 for $220)
2. DERMAPEN MICRONEEDLING –
to naturally invite the skin to regenerate and stimulate new collagen without any laser energy.
($375 for full face, 75min appointment)
3. CLEAR + BRILLIANT –
preventative laser procedure that helps to lift up superficial sun damage, reduce pore size, stimulate collagen and refresh the overall complexion.
($350 for full face, 30min appointment)
Voila! Two weeks after our facials at Project Skin MD and my skin is still glowing! Let the Holiday festivities begin.
Check out our previous post on the amazing skincare line SkinCeuticals, which can also be found at Project Skin MD.
Happy Holidays Everyone!
Laura & Natasha xo
(written by Laura, photos by Natasha)