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Duckling Woes to Swan Goals: The Best Vancouver Skin Care Clinics

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Have you had enough acne scarring, or did those breakouts come back from the grave? 

Whatever skin problems you may have, the most efficient way to solve them is by visiting a skin clinic. You’ll get a proper consultation and get right to the root cause. 

Whether you’re a hormone-fueled teen or starting to see those first wrinkles settling, anyone can boost their skin and body care by checking out these top skincare clinics in Vancouver below!

How much do skin care clinics charge in Vancouver?

Vancouver skin care clinics charge $100 to $200 per consultation and $100 to $500 per treatment, based on the service, location, and practitioner expertise. Rates also depend on procedure complexity, duration, and the technologies used.

How We Chose

Quality of Care: We picked skin care clinics where dedicated skin experts are known for delivering exceptional care.
Expertise: Chosen clinics should feature specialists who prove their skills through certifications, awards, or international experience.
Communication: Our top picks include skin centres known for staff who are quick to respond and explain treatments clearly.
Value and Cost-Effectiveness: We focused on dermatology offices that offer great value for money with competitive pricing.
Wait Times: For us, the skincare studios should have reasonable appointment wait times for smooth scheduling.
Accessibility: The beauty clinics should be easy to reach, with convenient locations, good parking, and plenty of appointment slots.
Facilities and Equipment: We prefer clean, well-kept spaces and the latest medical gear that gets regular upgrades.
Aftercare and Follow-Up: We chose skin centers known for their reliable customer service and thorough follow-up care after treatments.

1. ShineMD

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Website: https://www.shinemd.com/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shinemdskincare/ 

4750 Main St

+1 604-330-8712

Tues & Thurs: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Wed: 8:30am – 4:00pm
Fri: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Founded in 2020, ShineMD is a skin care clinic in Vancouver that started with a loving mother’s passion. Dr. Mona Khurana has been singing “This little light of mine…I’m gonna let it shine” to her daughters for years, so the clinic’s name came to her naturally. She says acne and scarring cause people to lose touch with their inner radiance as they grow up, whether taking photos or looking in a mirror.

Dr. Khurana is also a skilled visionary, certified in family and emergency medicine by the College of Family Physicians. She holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Practical Dermatology with Distinction from Cardiff University. Over the years, she has engaged in bedside teaching, clinical didactic teaching, and mentorship for medical students, residents, and colleagues.

Today, her clinic provides treatments like NeoClear acne laser, scar treatments, and Potenza RF microneedling to help clients regain their shine and confidence.

Pros

  • Near downtown Vancouver
  • Addresses many skin issues
  • Large online portfolio
  • Right next to a hair studio

Cons

  • Inconsistent office hours online

Unmatched Service & Support

“Shine is unmatched. Advice, value, service and support… no other can even come close.  I have been going to shine for a couple of years and can’t say enough. Mona and her team have transformed my skin. I cannot thank you enough. Without them I would not have the confidence to go without makeup! Thank you!” 

-Ms. Reena Mann, Google Review

Another Amazing Experience

“It was another amazing experience.  It doesn’t matter what kind of day I am having, busy, hectic.  When I walk into Shine MD, I feel relaxed and safe.  The staff right in the front always so kind and professional.  Joanne always makes a point to come over and say hi. To check in with me.  Dr. Mona Khurana has provided me such great support for my skin care and always on top of my services.  Brianne is my treatment specialist and was so patient. She checked in frequently during my service to make sure I was ok.  It was painless and fast.  I came out with such glow and my skin has not felt this good in a while. I will be going back soon and will make sure to refer them to everyone I know.” 

-Ms. Pamela Reddy, Google Review 

2. Vancouver Laser & Skin Care Centre

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Website: https://www.vancouverlaser.com/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vancouverlaser/ 

750 W Broadway 3rd Floor

+1 604-708-9891

Mon-Thurs: 9:00am – 7:00pm
Fri: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Sat-Sun: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Vancouver Laser & Skin Care Centre started its journey with a floppy disk. In 1996, laser hair reduction was introduced in the city. The idea was revolutionary, but the machine was bulky, and appointments took a long time. Then came Dr. Martin Braun, a global presenter at top medical conferences like the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery and the International Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

Dr. Braun’s machine back then ran on a laptop using a floppy disk. From his basement, a team of 4 women answered phones and spread the word about this new treatment. Soon, he quickly became a leader in cosmetic innovation in Canada.

After the success of his laser hair removal innovation, other services like neuromodulators, CoolSculpting, and Ultherapy soon followed. The clinic grew from a team of 6 to over 100, experiencing rapid growth ever since. Soon, it will also have another aesthetic clinic to be opened in West Vancouver.

Pros

  • 25+ years in the business
  • Pioneered laser hair reduction
  • Big team of doctors
  • New Vancouver clinic coming soon

Cons

  • Reports of rushed consultations

Highly Recommended

“I’ve gone twice now and each time, the ladies at the front desk and lady prepping me for my appointment were all super lovely and welcoming <3 Dr. Wong was incredibly informative and genuinely caring about what I treatment I needed. I recommend this place to anyone!” 

-Ms. Hannah, Google Review 

My Best Experience

“The treatment I received was very warm and welcoming from the moment I walked in, until I left. My skin specialist, Emily, was incredibly knowledgeable and shared so much wisdom. She customized my treatment and made me feel so comfortable. I will absolutely be returning! I’ve had many facials and skin care treatments and this was by far my best experience.” 

-Ms. Roxanne Brooks, Google Review 

3. SKN Holistic Rejuvenation Clinic Inc.

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Website: https://www.sknclinic.ca/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sknclinic/ 

Engel & Völkers Vancouver, 1152 Mainland St #150

+1 604-568-6333

Tues-Thurs: 10:00am – 7:30pm
Fri: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Sat: 9:00am – 5:00pm

SKN opened in Yaletown in 2009 as Vancouver’s first natural skin clinic. It aims to blend medical aesthetics with traditional spa treatments for a unique experience.

The founder, Amanda Beisel, was only 22 when she wanted more from her career. With a psychology degree and social care experience, she travelled the world and discovered the benefits of cosmetic acupuncture for aging skin. Inspired, she started SKN to create a peaceful, client-focused oasis. On the other hand, her co-founder Chenier Hundal, is a Vancouver native. He’s also the clinic’s COO and played a key role in building SKN into a top skincare destination.

Over time, the business grew to have 8 advanced skin specialists and laser technicians, along with 3 clinic managers. It offers laser hair removal, HydraFacial, microdermabrasion, dermaplaning, and more. The clinic has also been featured in numerous blogs and magazines, like Monte Cristo Magazine, Nuvo Magazine, and Vista Magazine.

Pros

  • Free 25-minute consultation
  • Monthly treatment discounts
  • Offers a loyalty program
  • Featured in various publications

Cons

  • Occasional client misunderstandings

Professional, Warm & Knowledgeable

“Everyone at SKN was professional, warm and knowledgeable. My service felt intentional and catered to me. I had questions and they were all answered with confidence. The environment is inviting and comfortable. I can’t wait to come back!” 

-Ms. Candice Rigg, Google Review 

My Skin Feels Amazing

“I had a great visit at SKN. I had micro-needling done for the first time and the woman who did it for me was so gentle. She really took the time to make sure that I was completely numb before starting and now my skin feels amazing! I cannot wait for my next treatment!” 

-Ms. Ashley Thomey, Google Review

4. Skinglow Laser & Rejuvenation Clinic

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Website: https://skinglowlaser.ca/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skinglowlaser/ 

1140 Homer St #250B

+1 604-566-4569

Tues-Thurs: 10:30am – 7:00pm
Fri: 10:00am – 6:30pm
Sat: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Skinglow, a Vancouver skincare clinic, was started in 2016 by Carolina Buzelli, who grew up immersed in Brazilian beauty culture. Raised in a family that treasured holistic health and lifestyle, she brought those values into her clinic.

She got her first facial at 12 and immediately found her calling in the skincare industry. Eager to follow her dream, Carolina became certified in Brazil, the US, and Canada. With over 10 years of experience and a commitment to providing the best care, she built Skinglow from the ground up.

Now, her clinic continuously offers all-natural, non-invasive skincare solutions, including hydrafacials, microneedling, clinical peels, LED facials, and various laser treatments like BBL photo facials.

Pros

  • Certified in various countries
  • Many laser technicians
  • Available parking in front

Cons

  • Complaints about overcharging

Super Knowledgeable, Professional & Skillful

“Got my Microneedling done here today with the lovely Elena, who was super knowledgeable, professional, and skillful in her treatment. In my downtime now, and I have barely any redness! The clinic was such a relaxing atmosphere, and the admin staff were very accommodating to my last-minute schedule. Already booking my next one!” 

-Ms. Trannum Balli, Google Review

Fully Satisfied with the Results

“Undergoing BBL Hero procedures at this clinic, I addressed pigmentation issues on my facial skin. I’m fully satisfied with the results, and the attentive staff made my experience even more enjoyable. I highly recommend this clinic to anyone seeking effective solutions for skin improvement.” 

-Mr. Ivan Yatlo, Google Review

5. Project Skin MD

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Website: https://projectskinmd.com/location/vancouver/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/projectskinmd/ 

1495 W 11th Ave

+1 604-732-0800

Mon-Fri: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sat: 11:00am – 5:00pm

Project Skin MD was established in 2012 by Dr. William McGillivray and his wife, Bev McGillivray, because they dreamed about breaking traditional norms in aesthetic medicine clinics. They then partnered with L’Oréal skincare brand SkinCeuticals to create the first North American SkinCeuticals Advanced Clinical Spa on the ground floor of their 6,000-square-foot South Granville facility.

The clinic rapidly became recognized locally, nationally, and internationally. In 2015, it was showcased to hundreds of dermatologists worldwide to share their unique approach during the World Congress of Dermatology. And in 2016, the founders opened the first PS Glow Room, an innovative concept of a space dedicated to introductory medical aesthetic services. As a sign of their success, this was followed by another clinic in Richmond in 2017. 

Now, their clinics offer among the most number of treatments in the city, such as medical facials, dermaplaning, microneedling, mole removal, and more.

Pros

  • Spacious facility
  • Separate clinic and spa
  • Numerous skin procedures
  • Free underground parking

Cons

  • Occasional appointment delays

Absolutely Delighted

“I was absolutely delighted with the Customized Glow facial I received from Amanda! She’s not only incredibly knowledgeable but also has a wonderfully calming presence. The entire experience was so relaxing, and her personable nature made it even more enjoyable. Highly recommend her to anyone seeking a skilled aesthetician who truly cares about their clients’ well-being. Although the quality of service remains exceptional, I did notice a significant increase in prices since my last visit. While I understand the need for adjustments, I hope this means that a fair portion is being passed on to the staff. It’s important to ensure that the hardworking team behind such wonderful experiences are compensated fairly for their expertise and dedication.” 

-Ms. Ranjit Baines, Google Review 

I Feel Comfortable & Confident

“I cannot say enough about Project Skin Granville and Dr. Lo! The staff are lovely and always friendly, the space is always clean and welcoming, and Dr. Lo is the sweetest, most calming professional I know. He has always made me feel very comfortable and confident in my treatments. He never upsells and he only suggests treatments that maintain a natural, refreshing look! I have always left there happy and glowing! All in all, a wonderful self-care clinic! 💕” 

-Ms. Carlye Reitz, Google Review 

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