INTRODUCING OUR MEDICAL AESTHETICIAN: JANEE
Janee has over 12 years of experience in skin care and chemical peels and has earned a reputation of being one of San Diego’s best medical estheticians. We could write a long list of Janee’s accomplishments but one look at her perfect skin will tell you everything you need to know about her expertise.
At our practice Janee will be performing complimentary skin care consultations as well as a variety of medical services listed below. Janee shares in our philosophy of maintenance and prevention as the keys to aging gracefully.
One of Janee’s go-to treatments for building collagen and softening sun damage is the ViPeel. The ViPeel is a medium-depth peel (goes all the way to the dermis) and is a great treatment for all skin types.
JANEE’S MEDICAL ESTHETICIAN SERVICES
1) Glycolic Acid 30-70% Peel
We understand the need to look good without downtime. Dr. Kolstad offers the ideal solution for a busy lifestyle where time off of work or family is not an option. Glycolic acid can be applied to the superficial layers of the skin to exfoliate dead skin cells and build up of keratin. The main advantage of a superficial chemical peel is the lack of downtime associated with the resurfacing. Many patients
schedule the Lunchtime Peel over a lunch break and go back to work the same day.
2) Vitalize Chemical Peel
SkinMedica’s Vitalize Peel is designed to make your skin glow as well as to lighten areas of pigmentation. Most people experience a light peeling that last 48 hours, typically beginning two days after the peel. We recommend having the Vitalize peel applied on Thursday to use the weekend as the anticipated period of peeling.
Penetrating deeper than glycolic acid allows the Vitalize Peel to treat hyperpigmentation, melasma and uneven skin tones more effectively.
3) ViPeel Chemical Peel
The ViPeel contains a synergistic blend of powerful ingredients suitable for all skin types. This peel helps improve the tone, texture and clarity of the skin. It reduces or eliminates age spots, treats hyperpigmentation, and softens lines and wrinkles.
The ViPeel is an excellent choice to address acne and reduce or eliminate acne scars, while stimulating the production of collagen, for healthier, firmer, more youthful skin. This self-neutralizing peel provides dramatic results with virtually no pain, no skin preparation and minimal downtime. Precision is a booster formulated to be used in addition to the ViPeel. It is made from the same synergistic blend of ingredients as the ViPeel, but at a higher concentration for a treatment that is 25% stronger. Precision is an excellent addition for treating hyperpigmentation, age spots on hands, arms or chest, keratosis pilaris and actinic keratosis.
FINE FACIAL HAIR REMOVAL
4) Dermaplaning with a 30% lactic acid to follow
Dermaplaning removes the outer most layers of dead skin cells leaving the skin immediately smooth, supple and vibrant. Dermaplaning (blading) is another non-traumatic method of skin rejuvenation. This method is used to remove vellus hair which is also known as “peach fuzz”. Dermaplaning will not cause the hair to grow back thicker or darker and when followed by a lactic peel it will leave you with soft and glowing skin. Lactic acid is a mild alpha hydroxy acid and there is minimal to zero downtime with this treatment.
ADVANCED SKIN CARE PRODUCTS AND CREAMS.
We are pleased to introduce advanced skin care products and creams designed to brighten, refresh and reinvigorate the quality and texture of your skin. From the basics (moisturizes and cleansers) to prescription strength creams (retinols and eye repair), our products will have all of your skin care needs covered!
In our practice it is common meet patients that have spent significant sums of money on Botox, fillers and lifting procedures but have not devoted the same attention to their skin. Maintenance and prevention are two of the most important treatment strategies for aging gracefully.
Daily zinc-fortified sunscreen and Retinol Rejuvenating Serum 5x are two essential products for keeping your skin firm, bright and youthful.
If you have questions about which skin care product is right for you, just ask! There are samples available in the lobby we encourage you to try before purchase.
1) RETINOL 5X CREAM
Medical grade anti-aging cream to treat surface pigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles. Retinol (Vitamin A) is a similar to popular Retin-A creams but has the advantage of less skin irritation, redness and flaking.
Dr. Kolstad advises his patients to use the Retinol cream at night. A moisturizer should be applied after the Retinol to soothe the medicinal properties of the cream.
2) POWER OF THREE CREAM
Our Power of Three Cream combines the therapeutic properties of 90% Green Tea Polyphenols, Caffeine USP and Resveratrol to give our patients unprecedented antioxidant protection.
This formulation visibly reduces the signs of redness and inflammation, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and is moisture enhanced with Hyaluronic Acid. Resveratrol is a naturally occurring antioxidant found in red grapes while caffeine is used to enhance the antioxidant properties of the cream as a whole.
3) SHEER MINERAL SUNSCREEN, BROAD SPECTRUM SPF 50+
This sunscreen is gentle on sensitive and acne-prone skin, provides lasting protection against UVA and UVB rays and is water resistant (40 minutes). It features Micronized Zinc Oxide (12%) and is fortified with many antioxidants including: Green Tea Polyphenols, Resveratrol, Vitamin C, Emblica and Co-Q10.
4) RETINOL EYE REPAIR CREAM
This retinol based eye cream effectively fights the signs of aging in the delicate eye area without causing irritation.
Formulated with vitamin K and arnica to combat dark circles. Peptide blend helps to encourage draining under the eyes discouraging puffiness and also address fine lines and wrinkles.
Green Tea Polyphenols provide anti-inflammatory benefits and provide antioxidants protection to delicate area around the eyes.
5) REPLENISHING MOISTURIZER
Our Replenishing Moisturizer is enriched with powerful antioxidants to hydrate and rejuvenate the skin. This product is specially formulated to deliver a blend of nourishing ingredients to smooth and soften skin. In addition, regular use of this dry skin care cream will provide anti-aging benefits such as less visible wrinkles and fine lines.
The Replenishing Moisturizer contains liposome encapsulated vitamins A, C, E, Co-Q10, green tea, in an aloe base (pulp of the plant).
6) ULTRA GENTLE CLEANSER
This cleanser will help to calm and soothe sensitive skin. Soap-free and easy-rinsing with a soft lavender scent.
Our Ultra Gentle Cleanser contains liposome encapsulated vitamins A-C-E, green tea, and co-Q10.
This non-Hydroquinone based skin brightener is designed to treat areas of pigmentation, uneven skin tones and melasma. Lytera contains a retinol within the serum to enhance the medicinal properties. It can be applied to sun spots or to the entire face to achieve an even complexion.
2) Hydroquinone Skin Brightener,
Hydroqunione skin brighteners are designed to treat areas of hyperpigmentation. We compound the formulation in our office to customize the concentration to meet your unique skin needs. We offer 4% to 8% depending on the severity of the hyperpigmentation.