MN SkinCare Specialists opened its doors in the Copper Corte II strip mall in St. Cloud, Minn., and mixes beauty and science to provide skin care treatments and dermatology services.
Co-owners Janet Dockendorf is a registered nurse specializing in dermatology, and Jane Fuchs is a licensed esthetician and licensed laser technician. Both professionals have worked in the dermatology field for more than 20 years.
Services and Benefits
MN SkinCare Specialists treats minor skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and rosacea. Other services include laser hair removal, laser photo rejuvenation, body contouring, Botox and fillers and infrared therapies.
“There's no other group specifically like us—you have your dermatology clinics and then you have your spas,” said Dockendorf. “We are a medical spa so we are pretty much smack dab in the middle. We are licensed by the state of Minnesota, you're not getting somebody who doesn't have any experience with lasers or skin conditions.”
Pricing and Referrals
If MN SkinCare Specialists does not offer a service, the team will provide referrals for treatment at other local businesses, said Dockendorf.
“If [a patient] needs to have a mole biopsied or tested, we set them up and refer them to one of the local dermatology providers,” she said.
Additionally, Dockendorf noted that keeping costs down for clients is a priority.
“We attempt to keep our pricing more mainstream and affordable, encouraging people to not think that these kinds of treatments or assessments are excessively costly,” said Dockendorf. “In the past, that may have been true, but not anymore.”