DermMedica - Kelowna, BC

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Conveniently located to serve Kelowna, BC.

Treatment Options

Skin Care

We’ll help you achieve young and vibrant skin so that you can look and feel amazing!

SkinMedica Skin Care Products in Kelowna


SkinMedica is a very high quality skin care product line that combines the power and effectiveness of peptides, antioxidants, and vitamins to help rejuvenate and protect your skin from signs of aging.

For more than 10 years, SkinMedica has been developing innovative skin care treatments that help to rejuvenate skin and make it more youthful. Their scientifically proven essential ingredients range from Vitamins C and E, Retinol, collagen, antioxidants and TNS – their patented blend of growth factors, all in one bottle. SkinMedica’s founding goal is to create lifelong skin care products and solutions that rejuvenate skin and help to rekindle your skin’s youthful appearance. Their top-selling, award-winning products have been featured in many magazines and television shows around the world.

SkinMedica was founded more than a decade ago by world renowned dermatologist Dr. Richard Fitzpatrick, who wanted his patients to have access to the best possible ingredients and formulations. SkinMedica offers a complete line of very high-quality skin care products that utilize proven skin rejuvenators such as vitamins E and C, retinol, tea tree oil and salicylic acid. You can achieve healthier, more youthful skin with the help of SkinMedica’s unique formulations.

Colorescience Mineral Makeup


As part of our commitment to bringing the best products possible to our skin care customers, we now carry the Colorescience makeup line. These natural mineral makeups look great and are designed to protect your skin while keeping you looking your best out in the summer sun. Perfect for any outdoor summer adventure!

What makes this line of makeup so effective at defending your skin? It’s the fact that many of these selections come with a powerful SPF rating, up to 30 SPF for the UV protective foundation, and 50 SPF for the mineral sunscreen brushes. Look great and care for your skin by substituting your greasy sunscreen with a new daily makeup.

All of these products are naturally formulated to be gentle and non-irritable to the skin. The powders are fine enough that your skin should breathe easily even with a complete application. The wide range of colors available for all different skin tones will make it easy to choose the perfect one for you.

Check out the informational Colorescience videos below and give us a call if you would like to try them out on your skin.

Elta MD Suncreens


The EltaMD sunscreen products provide safe, broad-spectrum UV protection. A good quality sunscreen helps prevent sunburns and if used correctly with other sun protection methods, should reduce the risk of skin cancer and early skin aging caused by the sun’s UV rays. Ultraviolet rays are invisible energy that radiate directly from the sun. UV-A (aging) rays account for 95% of our sun exposure. Most of the sun exposure we receive is during our youth, before 20 years of age. These UV-A rays lead to skin cancer as we get older. UV-A rays penetrate more deeply into the skin layers compared to UV-B and cause a number of issues including loss of collagen, wrinkles, textural changes and much more. UV-B (burning) rays mostly affect the outer layer of the skin. These are the rays that you can get from a tanning salon. These rays cause sunburns and tanning that also greatly increase the risk of skin cancer over time. Your risk for skin cancer approximately doubles in those sun worshipers who have had more than five sunburns. The Skin Cancer Foundation (Nov. 2010)

When using EltaMD sunscreens, the UV-A and UV-B rays are not absorbed, but instead reflect and scatter away from your skin. This gives you much more protection than normal from the sun to prevent a sunburn.

Latisse to grow long, thick, natural eyelashes


Latisse allows your eyelashes to become thicker and fuller without false eyelash extension. By encouraging eyelashes to grow for a longer time before falling out, Latisse treatment gives you noticeable results.

The Latisse solution, made of bimatoprost ophthalmic solution at 0.03 percent, is the only FDA-approved treatment to help you grow thicker, natural eyelashes. Results can typically be seen after eight weeks. Fullest results occur between 12 and 16 weeks.

Not enough lashes? Ask Dr. Crippen if Latisse is right for you.

It’s a once-per-day application treatment that works gradually and effectively. You apply the solution with a brush to the base of your upper eyelashes, as instructed by your doctor. Then, results start to show in as little as 8 weeks, with full results in 16 weeks. Latisse is now available in Kelowna!

Book a consultation with us today!

Before & After Gallery

Just like skin, results may vary. These pictures (of our awesome, real-life clients!) help you see what is possible and set a realistic expectation.

We’d love to get to know you, learn more about your goals, and see what treatment options would suit you best.

With One of Our Many Skin Care Solutions You Can

Rediscover Your True Look at DermMedica

DermMedica is your home for skin care in Kelowna. For years, we’ve offered the latest treatments for the most common and serious conditions. We hope that you’ll come to us when you have problems. A single appointment with Dr. Crippen is all it takes to understand what we have to offer you.

Dr. Crippen is one of the most experienced cosmetic professionals in British Columbia, especially when it comes to the potential of lasers and Botox. Conditions that can be easily treated include everything from discoloration and moles to signs of aging such as wrinkles.

We would love to speak with you about any of the solutions that we have to offer at our clinic. We can talk to you about the most modern solutions for your biggest problems. Schedule an appointment today to set up a consultation.

Our Philosophy

We strive to offer all of the health and beauty treatments that are necessary to keep skin looking its best at all times. However, we do believe there is a right way to go about care. Nearly everything we offer at our rejuvenation clinic is non-invasive. That means no surgery and no serious downtime to heal and recover. We want you to walk out of your appointment already feeling better.

All Types of Skin Care Solutions

You can find all sorts of health and cosmetic solutions at our Kelowna clinic. We have so many available that it’s often better just to start with your condition. Schedule an appointment to get advice about what you need. We’ll tell you how we can help.

Chemical Peels

Our rejuvenating peels are perfect for any conditions where you want to bring fresh young skin cells to the front, especially when the current surface cells are damaged or discolored. This simple procedure can be completed in little more than half-an-hour, and there’s usually no downtime involved at all so you can return to your normal activities right away. It’s a light procedure that can be effective at stimulating the growth of new collagen.

Lasers

Lasers are part of a complete revolution in beauty and healthcare over the past ten years, and DermMedica’s own Dr. Crippen has been in front of it the whole time. Today, DermMedica has almost a dozen different lasers available for use, and we can closely match the right one to the condition that is giving you trouble. Our laser procedures are non-invasive and have short recovery times.

Fillers and Injections

When improving the look of skin, sometimes more is needed than changing the color. We use fillers by injection to treat many common problems including wrinkles and volume issues. Botox and Juvederm are the fillers we most commonly use at the clinic, and we use them all over the face and body. Applications include treatment for thin lips, hyperhidrosis, and many other conditions.

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Skin Care Starts at Home

Make Sure to Protect

You don’t even necessarily need products to have healthy skin. As long as you follow the right advice, you may be able to enjoy a youthful look into old age. Here are some of the things you should always remember for a healthy look:

Prepare for the Sun: Sun exposure is very likely the largest contributor to problems, especially in the tender areas around the lips and eyes. It’s implicated in everything from rosacea to cancer, and any discoloration may be the result of sun damage. Protecting yourself from the sun begins with wearing the right protection. You should always be using the proper sunscreen for the weather, and staying out of direct sunlight when possible.

Watch for the Signs: Your skin is good at telling you what it needs. You should always pay close attention to the state of it and how it’s reacting to the different products you use. If you notice it’s reddened, or itchy or dry, it could be a sign of a problem that needs to be addressed.

Address Problems Immediately: If you want to really care for your body, you need to make sure that you’re having problems addressed as soon as they show up. Some conditions are far easier to treat when they’re in the early stages.

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Services & Treatments Offered

Related Treatments

“Fantastic Job!”

"I have had the pleasure of seeing Dr. Crippen for awhile now, he does botox injections for me every 3 months. I was very nervous at first, but the staff and Dr. Crippen made me feel at ease right away. He is a wonderful Doctor, very caring and does a fantastic job. I highly recommend Dr. Crippen. Staff is also excellent!!! Thank you." – Harold Elliot

“Surprised How Easy It Was!”

"I had excellent results with a Coolsculpting operation at this clinic. Dr. Crippen took me through everything I wanted to know before we started, and I was still surprised at how easy it was. It took a little longer than I would have liked for the results to kick in, but I didn’t change anything and I lost weight." – Ami Hamann

“Highly Recommend”

"I have had the pleasure of seeing Dr. Crippen for a while now, he does botox injections for me every 3 months. I was very nervous at first, but the staff and Dr. Crippen made me feel at ease right away. He is a wonderful Doctor, very caring, and does a fantastic job. I highly recommend Dr. Crippen. The staff is also excellent!!! Thank you." – LK

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Fellow of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery

Meet Dr. Craig Crippen
MD CCFP FCFP

Born and raised in Ottawa Ontario, Dr. Crippen has attended three Canadian universities and obtained four educational titles including his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.). Since graduating in 2001, Dr. Crippen has continued to expand his knowledge, focusing his practice in the fields of Medical Dermatology, Vein, Laser & Cosmetic Medicine.

After receiving his M.D. from the University of Western Ontario in 2001, Dr. Crippen then completed his specialty training in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba over the next two years. He has worked extensively in public and private medicine since 2003, but in response to rising demand, Dr. Crippen has devoted his practice exclusively to both medical & cosmetic skin care procedures/treatments at his clinic.