Voted #1 in the North Okanagan as the Best Place for Non-Surgical Makeover in 2012 and Best Laser & Aesthetics in 2013, North Okanagan Skin & Laser is Vernon’s most trusted clinic for quality service in skin care and laser aesthetics. Formerly Vernon’s only true dermatology medi-spa and being at the forefront of new services and procedures, prompts men and women of all ages to choose North Okanagan Skin & Laser to assist them in improving skin health and appearance.
Our advanced equipment is medical grade. We have several lasers including Cynosure Elite MPX, Syneron Medical and Candela Lasers which are all sophisticated, state of the art, medical grade lasers and well known in the medical laser industry. They are also dermatologist researched and recommended specifically for our clinic, ensuring you are receiving treatments of the highest quality.
Many of our clients are referred by friends who have been impressed with the results we have given them. We also receive referrals from physicians who trust our ability to provide high quality professional care and assist many physicians with their own personal skin care needs.
Our staff is committed to excellence in client care. A comfortable environment, combined with a personal approach, sets you at ease while we provide you with the very best in skin care.
Owner/Certified Medical Esthetician/Permanent Makeup Artist
Lori received a diploma in Medical Esthetics and immediately went to work for a Dermatologist as a Skin and Laser Specialist where she gained invaluable experience and knowledge. She worked as a Laser Technician and specialized in Laser Hair Removal and Skin Rejuvenation treatments as well as assisting the doctor during medical procedures.
Lori is the owner of North Okanagan Skin & Laser and is carrying on the vision of the late Dr. Marius Roos, with a cutting-edge cosmetic laser clinic.
She is trained in Advanced Skin Analysis using the Pastiche Method, Medical Skin Needling, Eyelash Extensions, and is also a highly skilled Permanent Makeup Artist with clients from all over BC and Alberta. Her vast knowledge in clinical skin care, permanent makeup and advanced laser treatments sets her apart from other Laser Technicians. Her passion for helping people look good and feel great shows as she delivers treatments of the highest quality in a professional, caring manner. Lori thrives on continually educating herself in this exciting and ever growing industry and is dedicated to providing excellent results by offering individualized care to each client.
Laser Technician and Advanced Lash Stylist
Lisa comes to us with a background in esthetics and has years of experience in the beauty industry. She has a keen eye for detail and is always able to give the best beauty advice. She is certified in Laser Hair Removal and is highly knowledgeable in all aspects of our services and product lines, making her very helpful if you are unsure about exactly which treatment is right for you.
Lisa is a highly sought after Lash Stylist with a large following of loyal clientelle. Her meticulous lash placement and design ensures every client leaves with an amazing set of lashes sure to "wow" anyone. Her warm personality and superior customer service ensures all of our clients are well looked after and guarantees you receive an enjoyable experience the moment you walk through the door. When Lisa is not busy at work, she enjoys spending time with her two daughters in the beautiful Okanagan.
Lindsay, Certified Aesthetician, Laser Technician & Lash Stylist
Lindsay obtained her certification in aesthetics in 2012 through the Okanagan College aesthetics program. She began at North Okanagan Skin & Laser and received certification as a Laser Hair Removal Technician. She is also a Lash Stylist and offers a wide variety of services for her clients from her amazing pedicures to results oriented facials and enzyme peels. Lindsay is passionate about helping people feel good and educating her clients about skin care and treatments to achieve the best results possible. She is devoted to building her skills in the aesthetics industry and looks forward to advancing further into medical aesthetics. When Lindsay isn’t working she enjoys staying active in the beautiful Okanagan.
Alyssa, Certified Aesthetician and Laser Technician
Alyssa has been in the beauty industry for 5 years. She started with an interest in hairdressing through which she found her passion for aesthetics and skincare. She has been doing aesthetics for 3 years and enjoys assisting each client with personalized care and attention. Alyssa is certified in Aesthetics and Makeup Artistry as well as Laser Hair Removal, Spider Vein treatments, IPL and Environ Skin Care. Her goal throughout her career is to further expand her knowledge in skin care and help others achieve healthy skin from the inside out. Alyssa was born and raised in Vernon, BC and in her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and living a healthy lifestyle in the beautiful Okanagan.
Kalyn, LPN, Certified Laser Technician
Kalyn is a Licensed Practical Nurse and is currently obtaining certification in Peri-Operative Nursing. She is a Certified Laser Technician with both Cutera and Cynosure lasers. Kalyn has a kind and caring manner ensuring her clients receive only the best treatments. She has gained a steady clientele of laser hair removal and Velashape clients. Kalyn enjoys seeing clients happy with their results and gaining confidence because of it. She also enjoys learning about the new up and coming treatments and skin care products offered at North Okanagan Skin & Laser. In her free time she enjoys going to the gym, walking her dog and travelling. She is excited about the advancements in the medical aesthetics field and looks forward to furthering her skill set.
Brenda is our front line specialist and will most likely be your first contact with our medi-spa. With over 20 years experience in customer service, she has a genuine love for helping people and greets all of our clients with a smile. Her warm and positive personality brings a spark and energy to our spa which welcomes each and every client. Brenda enjoys the rewards of seeing clients smiling after their treatments knowing they have made the choice to healthier skin. Brenda was born and raised in Vernon and enjoys raising her two boys here as well. She looks forward to getting to know all of our clients and helping to make their experience a happy one!
Rhea has always loved working in the cosmetic and spa industries. She has worked in customer service and cosmetics prior to her Receptionist position at North Okanagan Skin & Laser. Rhea provides a pleasant experience as your first contact either by phone or in person and makes it a priority that all our guests feel comfortable and enjoy their experience to the fullest. She is very knowledgeable about our services and products and provides answers to all your questions ensuring you feel confident about your visit to our medi-spa. When not working, Rhea likes to paint and loves to bake and cook for friends and family.
Steffanie is our Saturday receptionist and is the friendly voice for all our weekend spa go-ers. She has a strong background in customer service which is apparent in any conversation you have with her. Her passion for the cosmetic industry and years of experience in it has brought her to North Okanagan Skin and Laser. You will enjoy talking with Steffanie while she expertly advises you on treatments and services while offering advice on beauty tips and tricks. When she’s not working, you will find her at the ski hill snowshoeing and Nordic skiing, hiking, boating or shopping! Steffanie enjoys meeting people and helping them find happiness and beauty inside and out. She is looking forward to continuing to learn all aspects of the medi-spa industry and the endless possibilities it holds.