San Diego / La Jolla Anti-Aging Skin Care Specialist
Umansky Medical Center for Plastic Surgery
Umansky Medical Center for Plastic Surgery in La Jolla is proud to offer the San Diego area comprehensive medical skin care services provided by our highly trained, caring esthetician Kris under the direct supervision of our doctors. After a complimentary skin analysis, a personalized skin care regimen will be suggested. Services available include microdermabrasion, chemical peels, enzyme peels, and waxing in La Jolla. Drs. Umansky also administer a range of facial injectables and dermal fillers.
Kristina "Kris" Galindo - Aesthetican C.I.B.T.A.C
Kris earned her diploma in Australia from the Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology. She is also a licensed aesthetician through the California State Board of Cosmetology.
- Jeannie Cooper School of Beauty Therapy - C.I.D.E.S.C.O.
Nedlands, WA Australia
- I.P.S.B. International Professional School of Bodywork
San Diego, CA USA
- International Dermal Institute
Northern & Southern California, USA
Kris continues to attend post graduate training to stay updated on new techniques and advancements in the skincare industry. Her goal is to provide her clients with optimal customer service and educate them about the most effective products and treatments available.
- Custom SkinCeutical Facials for Men, Teens & Women
- PCA Facial Peels
- Facial & Body Waxing
- Make-up Application
A Note About Facials, Waxing and Peels
Anyone using retinol, Retin-A®, Renova®, Differin®, Tazorac®, Accutane®, or Avage® will be too sensitive for some peels and all waxing. Please inform your aesthetician if you are pregnant and/or lactating, or if you are using any of these products.
Microdermabrasion in San Diego
This exfoliation treatment uses aluminum oxide crystals to gently remove surface cells and stimulate collagen production. Results can be enhanced by coupling microdermabrasion with custom facials and peels. Please ask your La Jolla microdermabrasion specialist for appropriate treatments for your skin type.
Refining Treatments for Men
Refining Treatments for Men are good for all skin types and very beneficial for those who suffer from ingrown hairs caused by shaving.
Acne and Deep Pore Cleansing Treatments
Acne and Deep Pore Cleansing Treatments help to regulate oil production without drying out the skin. The treatments are great for addressing inflamed, irritated and acneic skin types; ideal for oily skins that suffer from blackheads. Soothing and detoxifying products are used, leaving the skin calm and hydrated.
Firming and Rejuvenating Treatments
Firming and Rejuvenating Treatments leave the skin looking healthier; firm, hydrated and refreshed. These treatments are ideal for skins that need pampering due to travel or stress or if you would like a radiant glow for a special occasion.
Glycolic Acid Peels
Glycolic Acid Peels gently remove surface cells and is perfect for controlling acne and fine lines.
PCA Facial Peels in La Jolla
Ultra Peel I® & II®
Ultra Peel I® & II® is appropriate for all skin types, conditions and sensitivities. It will effectively treat acne, pigment disorders, aging skin, smoker’s skin and sun damaged skin. These treatments are ideal for sensitive skin types, including rosacea. It is likely to cause some delayed flaking of the skin, two to four days post-treatment.
Firming and Rejuvenating Treatments
These treatments leave the skin looking healthier; firm, hydrated and refreshed. These treatments are ideal for skins that need pampering due to travel or stress or if you would like a radiant glow for a special occasion.
Oxygenating Treatments are an excellent treatment for sluggish tired skin due to environmental damage, smoking, medications, aging and improper diet. Great for congested or acneic skin conditions too. This is a very stimulating facial so you may experience temporary redness post treatment.
Detox Deep Pore Treatments
Detox Deep Pore Treatments are great a skin in need of detoxification. It is appropriate for all Fitzpatrick skin types. The special blend of L-lactic, salicylic and glycolic acids removes impactions from the skin making this a wonderful treatment for improving skin texture and clarity, while keeping the skin moist and hydrated. This is a stimulating facial, so San Diego facial peel patients may experience a mild tingle and temporary redness.
Sensi Peel® is appropriate for all skin types, conditions and sensitivities. It will effectively treat acne, hyper pigmentation, smoker’s skin and aging skin. It is appropriate for all Fitzpatrick skin types. The skin is left looking lighter, brighter and feeling calm and hydrated. Great coupled with a Microdermabrasion treatment; flaking may occur post treatment.
Clarifying Mask treatments are appropriate for all clients with dull, impacted or breakout prone skin. The salicylic acid clears follicles of excess oil and debris leaving the skin smooth and glowing. Ideal for acne, rosecea, psoriasis, eczema and sensitive skins.
Pumpkin Peel is a powerful antioxidant treatment containing salicylic acid that is beneficial for thick sun damaged, resilient skin with acne and clogged pores. This treatment will draw out impurities and refine the texture of the skin. This is a stimulating facial so you may experience a mild sting & temporary redness.
Facial and Body Waxing
- Eyebrows shaping
- Lip and chin
- Full and half leg
- Full back and shoulder
One-hour make-up lessons are available.
We kindly request a 24-hour notice of cancellation or change of appointment. A fee of $25 will be charged for those who do not cancel or change appointments in a timely manner.
We proudly carry SkinCeuticals, Biomedic/La Roche-Posay, Jane Iredale Mineral Cosmetics, and Physicians Choice of Arizona.
Watch for seasonal skin care specials!