At North Okanagan Skin & Laser, we provide a full range of skin care and laser services to help you achieve healthy, glowing skin you can feel good in. Our highly-trained, caring, and professional staff are highly dedicated to providing the safest and most effective procedures to each and every client we see.
You’ll feel comfortable in our spa-style setting, where you can receive advanced medical laser treatments, as well as all your esthetic services in one convenient location. We’re committed to educating you on skin care and laser treatments available so you feel informed and understand the recommended treatment options best suited for you.
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.
Certified Aesthetician & Laser Technician
Magdalena comes to us with over 15 years experience in the beauty industry. She is certified in Laser Hair Removal and Skin Rejuvenation as well as Spider Vein Removal and Dermal Needling. She offers a wide variety of services for her clients and her attention to detail ensures they each receive the best experience and results. Magda has a passion for improving skin health and appearance and does so by educating her clients with prevention techniques and maintenance for radiant skin. She looks forward to ongoing training and seminars to further her knowledge with the latest advances in skin care.
Magda loves nature hikes and walks with her family, gardening and gathering around the fire pit with friends.
CoolSculpting Team Lead
Galina is our CoolSculpting Team Leader (CTL) and is highly regarded for her reputation, professionalism and expertise in providing the best treatment and care for our clients. After 22 years in the financial sector with a marketing career and later running a consulting business, this mother of five children and five grandchildren took a huge leap of faith and followed her dreams in a complete new direction and a NEW career! The beauty and skincare business was always of interest to her. Galina entered into an extensive CoolSculpting training program which included in-depth training at CoolSculpting University (CSU) in Pleasanton, California. Upon completing the training program and receiving her diploma at CSU, Galina joined North Okanagan Skin and Laser as the CoolSculpitng Team Lead.
Galina is an avid supporter of her community and local community organizations. When Galina is not at the medispa, she can be found singing the Canadian National Anthem at the Vernon Vipers hockey games or participating and/or volunteering at various community fundraising initiatives.
Book your complimentary consultation with Galina today…your body will thank you later!
Certified Lash Stylist & Certified Lash Lift Technician
Jenna has just recently joined the beauty industry as a Certified Lash Stylist and Certified Lash Lift Technician. She has always had an eye for fashion and a love for aesthetics. She is on the road to receiving her Laser Hair Removal Certification and many more services such as tinting, waxing and manicures. She is a self proclaimed perfectionist and has a keen eye for detail which ensures all her services are done to the highest standards. Jenna enjoys seeing clients happy with their results and gaining confidence because of it. She also has had a passion for makeup for many years and is a self-taught artist. She enjoys learning about the new up and coming treatments and skin care products offered at North Okanagan Skin & Laser.
When she is not at the medi-spa, you can find her in the gym or at a Barre class where she keeps fit and continues her techniques from years of competitive dance and ballet. Jenna is very excited to be part of the North Okanagan Skin & Laser team and is looking forward to an exciting career ahead.
Esthetician & Makeup Artist
Leighton has been in the beauty industry for almost 9 years. Leighton is experienced in many aesthetic services and approaches every client’s needs with professionalism and high standards in her work. She completed her aesthetic training in Northern BC and at only 18 years old, and started her career in Vancouver. After some time, she worked in Halifax and now in beautiful Vernon. Leighton has a passion for helping men and women look and feel their best and whether it be the perfect makeup application or getting rid of unwanted hair, it all matters to her. She is a master at our medi-facials and is highly recommended by her clients to others. Leighton believes you can never stop learning, and with that, she is currently working on her Laser Technician training and is in the process mastering eyelash extensions. In her spare time, Leighton loves to spend time with her trusty Scottish Terrier Bridgette, and her long term boyfriend. She also enjoys hiking, writing, crossfit and home decor.
Front Desk Administration
Tia is our front line specialist and will most likely be your first contact with our medi-spa. 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. With a background in business administration and hobbies of dirt biking and quadding, Tia has changed gears and is enjoying her new carer and developing a love for the beauty industry and all it has to offer. She sees that when people feel beautiful, they put beauty into the world. She loves seeing our clients build confidence in themselves when they see the results of their new products or treatments. She has become very knowledgeable about our services and products and provides answers to all your questions ensuring you feel confident about your visit. When Tia isn’t busy managing the office and keeping the spa running smoothly, you can find her camping, fishing, and enjoying the great outdoors with her boyfriend and their furry four-legged children.