About Us

About Us

We are the North Okanagan’s destination for advanced medical laser treatments, aesthetic services, Botox, and more! We’re committed to educating you on the best skin care and treatments, so you feel informed and understand the recommended options best suited for you.

Thank you for voting us among the Best of the Okanagan in 2012 through 2019! We would also like to thank you for voting for us in the BOB Awards in 2021 and 2022! We are so grateful for our clients and look forward to continuing to provide you with excellent skin care service for years to come!

Lori Anderson

Owner and Founder

Medical Esthetician & Permanent Makeup Artist


Lori is the proud owner of North Okanagan Skin & Laser and has been for over 14 years. She received her diploma in Medical Esthetics in 2006 and found her passion for skin care while working for a Dermatologist as a Skin and Laser Specialist. She gained invaluable experience and knowledge while assisting the doctor during medical procedures and working as a Laser Technician under his direction and training.

Lori is trained in the Pastiche Method of Advanced Skin Analysis, Micro-Needling, Advanced Aesthetic Laser treatments, CoolSculpting and is also a highly skilled Permanent Makeup Artist with clients from all over BC and Alberta. She has performed over 2500 Permanent Makeup procedures and her experience in the industry has gained her a loyal clientele who trust her ability and refer their family and friends. Her vast knowledge and years of experience in clinical skin care sets her apart from others in the industry, Her passion for helping people look good and feel great shows as she delivers treatments of the highest quality in a professional, caring manner. Lori thrives on continually educating herself in this exciting and ever growing industry and is dedicated to providing excellent results by offering individualized care to each client.


Medical Aesthetician & Permanent Makeup Artist

Magdalena comes to us with over 20 years experience in the beauty industry. She is certified in Laser Hair Removal, Skin Rejuvenation, Permanent Makeup and Micro-Needling. She offers a wide variety of services for her clients and her attention to detail ensures they each receive the best experience and results. Magda has a passion for improving skin health and appearance and does so by educating her clients with prevention techniques and maintenance for radiant skin. She looks forward to ongoing training and seminars to further her knowledge with the latest advances in skin care.

Magda loves nature hikes and walks with her family, gardening and gathering around a bonfire with friends.

Jenna, LPN

Medical Aesthetician & Permanent Makeup Artist

Jenna joined our team at North Okanagan Skin & Laser in 2016. She is a Licensed Practical Nurse and Nurse Injector, and holds many certifications in Medical Aesthetics; Laser Technician, Permanent Makeup Artist, Hydrafacialist, Micro-Needling and Lash Technician. Jenna is quickly becoming a well recognized in the industry as her clients recommend her to their family and friends once experiencing Jenna’s skills firsthand.

She has always had a love for aesthetics and has a keen eye for detail which ensures all her services are done to the highest standards. Jenna enjoys seeing clients happy and gaining confidence because of the results they see. She enjoys learning about new up and coming treatments and skin care products offered at North Okanagan Skin & Laser and will be adding more to her line up of services in the very near future.

When she is not at the medi-spa or working in the Surgical ward at the Vernon Hospital, you can find her in the gym or at a Barre class where she keeps fit and continues her techniques from years of competitive dance and ballet.


Medical Aesthetician & CoolSculpting® Technician

Ashley received her Certified Aesthetician designation in 2007. With over 13 years experience, she has embraced many roles in the beauty industry: She has owned her own day spa, managed a medi-spa and played a large role in the start up of a resort spa. She brings an incredible amount of experience and knowledge to NOSL.

In the clinic, you’ll find her providing CoolSculpting® treatments along with many of our other treatments. She loves the close connections she makes with her clients.

Ashely is a super mom to 3 boys and brings her warm and sunny disposition with her wherever she goes. She is a wonderful part of our NOSL family.


Client Care Co-Ordinator & CoolSculpting® Technician


If you’ve been looking for Michele, you’ve found her.

After working for 31 years with Shoppers Drug Mart, Michele has made a fabulous career change and joined our team at NOSL.

Michele’s passion for skin care, her product knowledge, and her amazing customer service garnered her two very prestigious COSA (Cosmetics Outstanding Service Awards).  This award recognizes the dedicated work of industry professionals in Canada, and Michele is one of only two people to win this award twice!

Michele has earned her CoolSculpting Certification since joining our team and has taken on the role of CoolSculpting Team Lead. She is very passionate about helping others feel great about themselves and loves working closely with all her clients. Come in and meet Michele, and let her help you will all of your body contouring, skin care and makeup needs. 


Certified Laser Technician & CoolSculpting® Technician

Kelly joins us from Chilliwack, BC where she began her career in the Aesthetics Industry in 2012 as a Certified Electrologist. She operated her own studio specializing in this form of permanent hair removal then became a Certified Laser Technician in 2017 in order to provide her clients with the latest in advanced technology.

Kelly holds certifications in Laser Hair Removal, IPL, CoolSculpting and Tattoo Removal and has treated many, many clients with the removal of unwanted hair. She is a true professional in this area and is a wonderful addition to Team NOSL.

Kelly’s great passions are her 2 beautiful teenage daughters, exploring the Okanagan and swimming. Kelly is a true lover of the lake and is typically the first one to dive in.


Office Administrator

Barb is our amazing Office Administrator. She brings not only an incredibly quirky sense of humor, but a plethora of skills from HR to Marketing & Administration. Barb is always smiling and very happy to assist in any way she can. She is a previous owner of her own bridal store which reflects on her genuine love of helping ladies look and feel their best.  She is documenting her own Skin Care journey on our social media platforms and invites you to follow along.  

In her home life, Barb is kept on her toes by two young boys and their schedules.

Throughout the summer, they love to spend time camping and Barb has recently discovered some amazing local hiking trails within the Okanagan.

Dr. Andrew Dargie, BSc, MD

Medical Director & Injector

Dr. Dargie is our Medical Director at North Okanagan Skin & Laser. He is originally from Calgary, Alberta and attended Stanford University in California where he earned a Bachelor of Science in biological sciences and was an All-American track and field athlete. He obtained his Medical Degree from the University of Calgary and went on to Vascular Surgery residency, but ultimately decided to transfer to pursue and obtain his CCFP designation. 

Dr. Dargie practices advanced medical aesthetics. He also works as an Emergency Room Physician and is the Department Head of Emergency Medicine in South Okanagan General Hospital. Dr. Dargie is the founder and lead educator for “the botox course”. Dr Dargie has a passion for teaching and is part of a team dedicated to training highly skilled injectors and offering the highest standard of neuromodulator education.