Entries by essentialsmedispa

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Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist

What is a Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist? CANS nurses are experts in their field, having shown the knowledge of Aesthetic Injectables/Laser, Light, and Energy-based Therapies/ and Clinical Skin Care with a focus on Assessing & Monitoring the physical & psycho-social needs of the patient , Planning & Administering Aesthetic Treatment(s), and Educating patients to promote optimal […]


Dermal Filler for Hand Rejuvenation

Did you know Restylane® Lyft with Lidocaine is indicated for injection into the subcutaneous plane in the dorsal hand to correct volume deficit in adults?  Who is better suited to inject into the hands, than a hand specialist? Dr. Brooks is able to inject the filler to the back side of your hand to rejuvenate […]

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Botox FAQs

What is Botox? Botulinumtoxin-A, more commonly shortened to Botox (a brand name), is a Health Canada, and FDA-approved drug used for both medical and cosmetic procedures.  Botox is one of the most widely tested and studied products in the world.  It is used for a multitude of medical purposes,  in many medical specialties, but it is […]

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Laser Hair Removal

Why Choose Essentials Medi-Spa for Laser Hair Removal? Essentials Medi-Spa, under the supervision of Dr. Trevor Brooks, is a clinical setting offering state of the art treatments and a team that is committed to excellence in all types of cosmetic treatments including laser hair removal. When you are welcomed into our clinic, you’ll feel confident […]


Wet Diamond Microdermabrasion

Chemical Exfoliation or Manual Exfoliation – The choice is yours! While Alumier MD Chemical Peels are a staff favourite for exfoliation, they require a bit of social downtime, or a confident “I don’t care who sees my peeling skin; it’s worth it” attitude.  If you just don’t want to deal with the peel-y look, we […]


New Products Available: Om Organics

OM Organics is a certified toxin free product line that is made in Invermere, British Columbia.  Dr. Brooks decided to bring the OM Organics skin care and body care products to Essentials medi-spa because he loves supporting Canadian companies, and this one happens to be found right in his hometown. You can read up about […]


HydraFacial Elite ~ New to Essentials Medi-Spa

3 steps ~ 30 mins ~ Best Skin of Your Life After receiving treatments at the Western Canadian Aesthetic Summit in Calgary last  May, our staff unanimously voted that we purchase this HydraFacial Elite unit! If you’d like to learn more, follow #hydrafacialnation on Instagram and watch for the HydraFacial World Tour Bus to make […]