Review: Laboratoire Dr Renaud facial at Bourget Spa
I booked the Signature Facial which is customized to your skin type while addressing specific concerns. It includes a deep pore cleanse, exfoliation, extractions, décolleté massage and mask. The aesthetician Sandy made me feel right at home. After a warm cup of tea, the first step was to find out my facial concerns so using a machine with ultra-violet rays. The machine shows dark spots, brown spots, black heads, white heads, pigmentation and more. Sandy then asked me what my skin concerns were and what my day and night cleansing regimen was.
My skin was quite dehydrated with a few blackheads and dark spots. So my custom facial was designed to treat this along with hydrating products. After gently removing all my makeup with SeboBalance Cleansing Fluid Milk, Sandy proceeded with the deep pore cleanse and exfoliation. The exfoliation was the best part as I could literally see the open pores after it was all done.
It was incredibly relaxing and as Sandy let the clay mask dry on my face, she massaged the décolleté and upper back and it gave rejuvenating a whole new meaning. I felt like a brand new person, you know what I mean?
After the clay mask was removed, Sandy wiped off any excess and I was given the mirror. My face was literally shining, without any serums or moisturizers on the face. It was my skin glowing. I was very impressed.
I then popped my head back into the machine and I should say, I noticed big difference. Sandy then suggested how I should change my facial cleaning routine and what concerns I needed to address first. She also prescribed a few products best suited for my skin. She even wrote them down for me because it was quite a long list.
Here’s my new regimen that I haven’t failed to follow daily:
– Day and Night Cleanser: SeboBalance Cleansing Fluid Milk
– Lotion: SeboBalance Clarifying Lotion
– Exfoliant: Peel Pads
– Serum: InnovHyalHA Volumizing HydraSerum
– Day Moisturizer: Global Defense – Youth Defender
– Night Moisturizer: HydraScience AHD3 24H Light Emulsion
– Weekly Mask: HydraScience Multi-Hydrating Mask
Regenerate Aging Skin Ultra-Hydration Maintaining a Youthful Appearance. Reduce Wrinkles, Re-Tighten & Improve Elasticit
Experience a facial with Laboratoire Dr. Renaud skin care products. Trusted by Hollywood movie stars…as the 2010 Oscars’ official skin care supplier. Producing safe skin care products made in Canada for over 40 years. And winner of several European cosmetic awards including the 2009 European Cosmetics Innovation Prize for Metabiotics™ Resveratrol used in the “ExCellience Thermosculpt” facial! and many more………
Take up the Beauty Action Plan Challenge!
45 minutes at the Institute. 30 days at home. A challenge that will change your skin forever in a positive way! Non-invasive and non-surgical treatment for your Beauty Resolution with Dr. Renaud’s 4 steps plan:
1. Personalized Consultation
A special moment during which your aesthetician and you will learn everything you need to know about your skin. Your needs and expectations will be determined and help define your personalized beauty ritual.
2. Skinlab Analysis
Discover the truth about your skin with the aid of the Skinlab. Also used in medicine, this risk-free technology used black light to reveal what can not be seen to the naked unaided eye.
$115 -60 minutes treatment
3. X-Press Glow Facial Treatment
Enjoy a remarkable facial treatment. Your therapists will apply treatment serum, massage and hydrate your skin with Dr. Renaud products selected uniquely-your skin’s radiance will be instantly increased making it glow with new vitality!
$125 -60 minutes treatment
4. Beauty Coaching (Home care treatment)
Your Aesthetician will present you with a personalized skin care “Beauty Action Plan”, tailored uniquely to your unique skin. Your aesthetician will guide you step by step towards your objective with Dr. Renaud skin care products selected uniquely for your skin! Start your Beauty Action plan today and get results in 45 days! You will never regret your choice of Dr. Renaud’s beauty products again. Canadian Brand Exclusively Internationally recognized by Experts!
$185 (take home product)
A personalized skin care facial tailored uniquely to your unique skin. Our therapists will cleanse, hydrate, apply masks, massage and hydrate your skin with Dr. Renaud skin care products selected uniquely for your skin!
$125 -60 minutes treatment
Deep Clean Facial
Building upon the personalized facial our therapists will give your face one of the most complete cosmetic “peelings” there are. You get a deep cleansing action from natural enzymes and weak organic acids. This special formulation achieves a deep cleansing without causing irritation. Benefits include: eliminating dead skin cells and cutaneous waste, purifies the epidermis, helps normalize sebaceous secretion, improves skin’s respiration and circulation, refines texture, clears the complexion, makes superficial brown spots less visible, and helps to increase the absorption capacity of the skin.
$155 -75 minutes treatment
Right at the heart of cells.
The Hydra-Science AHD3 Professional Treatment combines overall well-being and deep relaxation with high performance. This supercharged treatment re-activates the skin’s natural hydrating mechanisms by teaching the skin to self-hydrate. Hydra-Science AHD3 leads to visible results from the very first treatment: visibly younger-looking skin surface, exceptional comfort, plus suppleness, softness, freshness and glow.
These immediate benefits are increased when doing a home-cure and the following positive effects are added: reinforced skin’s resistance to environmental and climatic stresses, a stronger and less reactive skin and a greater vitality!
$165 -70 minutes
PURE® Anti-Aging Facial
Inspired by the latest procedures and discoveries in anti-aging, Pure Kronoxyl-9 is a complete, anti-aging professional treatment that targets the 3 types of wrinkles, including expression lines. Without any pain, trauma or side effects, Pure Kronoxyl-9 is a revolutionary cosmetic alternative to injections or other so-called “invasive” procedures used in plastic surgery. Pure is a complete anti-aging treatment that reduces signs of aging in a spectacular way.
$165 -70 minutes treatment
ExCellience ThermoSculpt Facial
Wrinkles are not the only aging signs. With age, facial morphology alters. Skin sagging is the most obvious sign of skin aging! The ExCellience ThermoSculpt Lifting & Re-modelling Professional Treatment is inspired by dermo-aesthetic rejuvenating techniques and the latest scientific discoveries (Meta-biotics™ Resveratrol*) to act directly in the heart of skin on the 3 key-elements of firmness. The results: the dermal mesh-work is reinforced, the skin is instantly “re-tightened” and fights effectively against the laws of gravity, it becomes firmer with improved elasticity and resilience, volume is repositioned – thickened areas of the face appear lightened, the face is then re-sculpted as if lifted!
*Uses the Meta-biotics™ Resveratrol, winner of the European Prize for Cosmetic Innovation in 2009.
$165 -70 minutes treatment
Radiance Integral Treatment with Bio-White Complex and Vitamin C
for a Luminous and Radiant Complexion, glowing with youthfulness and Vitality is a professional treatment that inhibits melanogenesis. Not only does RADIANCE reduce the existing pigmentation but it also prevents the forming of melanin .
Also, with its highly regenerating and restructuring active ingredients, such a s Vitamin C, RADIANCE represents a real asset for fighting against cutaneous ageing.
- brown spots related to chloasma, photo-sensitivity and cutaneous ageing ;
- dull, lifeless or heterogenous complexions ;
- it can also be used for lightening Asian complexions
Additional Benefits : Anti-Ageing
The combination of Vitamin C, Vitamin E, proanthocyanidins -very efficient free radical scavengers- and of and AHA, give RADIANCE the qualities of a complete anti-ageing treatment.
Beautifying Eye Care
Beautifying Eye Care is a professional treatment especially created for the care of the eye contour area, the most delicate zone of the face. Owing to its original formulation containing numerous plant extracts, Beautifying Eye Care reinforces and protects the extremely delicate skin of the eye contour area and helps to attenuate the effects of time, the look of wrinkles and fine lines is attenuated, the epidermis is smoothed and dark circles and puffiness are less visible.
$35 when added to a facial
Dr. Renaud Home Care Products
Your skin is unique, it’s one-of-a-kind. Our Estheticians will be happy to suggest some Dr Renaud home care products that are tailored to your unique skin. Our Estheticians can simplify the confusion of the many products in the marketplace and help you find the right personalized solution for you skin… keeping your skin younger, healthier and protected! Ask for specials and discounts!!!
5 Reasons to love skincare from Dr Renaud
- All Dr Renaud Products are developed with specific skin types in mind, and tailored to create visible results.
- None of the products, or any of the ingredients are tested on animals.
- Their products are free of parabens, synthetic colourants, fragrance, and mineral oil
- Laboratoire Dr Renaud’s philosophy is to combine the best of nature and science. They have a huge range of products to address every skin concern for every age, and the brand has professional treatments.
- Since 1947 Laboratoire Dr Renaud have offered a totally natural concept in treatment skincare and make-up using only the finest natural plant and marine extracts.
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Our spa coordinators are available to assist you with your selections. For the best experience, we suggest that you book your appointments as far in advance as possible. A major credit card is required to book your services.
Cancellations and Missed Appointments
If an appointment is cancelled with less than 24 hours notice, a fee of 50% of the treatment cost will be billed to your credit card. The same fee will be applied to missed appointments.
Many of our therapists are registered Ortho-Therapist from Quebec and all are certified in their professions. Receipts for insurance plans are available only with Otho-Therapists. Please inquire when booking your treatments whether an RMT is available.
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