Since opening in 2003, SkinSpirit has become one of the top destinations for aesthetic skin and body care, with multiple locations in California and Washington.

Owned and supervised by Stanford-trained, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Dean Vistnes, SkinSpirit brings together the best of both worlds: cutting-edge technology and a luxurious spa-like setting. We have become leaders in the industry by offering honest answers, personalized care and the best staff.

Our skilled practitioners are experts in delivering natural-looking, safe and effective results with the latest non-surgical cosmetic treatments, including: BOTOX® Cosmetic, dermal fillers, IPL/Photofacials, Ulthera, Liposonix, ActiveFX laser resurfacing, laser hair removal, microdermabrasion, physician-designed facials, chemical peels and medically supervised weight loss.

At SkinSpirit, we love the science —and you’ll love the results.

“I am proud of our commitment to service, safety, education and results—and invite you to come experience it for yourself.” Dean Vistnes, M.D.


  • “Great massage at skin spirit today with Joe. Right amount of pressure.”

  • “These people are very professional, knowledgeable, and will treat you well. Highly recommended.”

  • “Love my esthetician! It was quick and easy. I felt extremely comfortable, and everyone was great throughout the whole process.”

  • “Great service and friendly staff. Always on time and friendly appointment reminders.”

  • “Lynn is very good. She is not pushy and takes the time to explain all options so YOU can make your own choices. She really understands the art to fillers and the face!”

  • “Amazing service! So glad Jennifer is helping me look younger! I am a client for life. ”

  • “Great Service! Friendly staff and knowledgeable estheticians. My two favorites are Laura and Heather. ”

  • “Lynn Bartels is very talented and has marvelous intuition regarding what will be best for an individual client and also what they will LOVE at the outcome. I can't believe what she did for me without a face lift! I'll be back and back. ”

  • “Excellent! I am so happy with my treatment, and the staff is very attentive.”

  • “I have tried a plethora of spas in the Bay Area, and in all honesty, SkinSpirit is the very best one in terms of quality of work for the price, professionalism and convenience.”

  • “It is always a pleasure to walk into SkinSpirit. Everyone is so nice, and the atmosphere is very relaxing and calming.”

  • “My adult acne is finally clearing up under the wonderful care of Jessica. I have been to many different places, and I truly find SkinSpirit to be the best.”

  • “What can I say? I am totally enthralled with SkinSpirit. I had nothing but pleasant experiences with everyone I met there. When I go to a place like this, I expect to be treated well, advised on what I need (and only what I need—not a lot of extras) and get my moneys worth. I got all of that. I found my new skincare place. Bravo, well done!”

  • “I highly recommend Jennifer Strom for all your skincare needs. She rescued my skin before my wedding and during my pregnancy. A++ service!”

  • “Your customer service is superb! Your staff is always helpful, accommodating and pleasant. I am always treated as if I were a V.I.P.”

  • “So far, my experience at SkinSpirit has been wonderful. The staff is very helpful and engaging. I cannot imagine a better experience.”

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