Category ‘Skin’

The Anti-Aging Benefits of Microdermabrasion

Is your skin rougher than you’d like it to be? Do your at-home exfoliation treatments leave a little something to be desired? If yes, you may want to know more about a safe and effective anti-aging spa treatment called Microdermabrasion. What is Microdermabrasion? Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive skin care...

Beautiful Skin! No Sweat!

Sweating is a natural and essential bodily function. It happens when the weather is hot, or when you’re hot because you’re enjoying healthful pursuits like exercise and the sauna. But sweat can also wreak havoc on your complexion, especially in the summer when it’s hard to avoid the heat...

Top 7 Healthiest Foods for Skin Care

Skin care does not stop with what you put on your skin; it is also just as important what you put in your body! If you’re investing the money and time for professional facials, high-quality skin care products, and a home-care regimen, protect that investment by eating right. Eat...

The Effects of Stress on Skin

You already know how stress affects your skin. Stress can worsen many skin conditions. The Mayo Clinic recommends stress management as one of these five tips for healthy skin, and they note that conditions like acne, eczema, itching, hives, and even hair loss can get a lot worse in...

Exfoliation

Exfoliation While young healthy skin cells regenerate every 27 days, that cycle slows as we age. Exfoliation is the process of removing dead skin cells from the skin’s surface, increasing cell turnover. This helps reveal the new skin beneath, giving you a more radiant complexion. As well, your skin...

Spring Skin Care – Revealing the Glow

Spring Skin Care – Revealing the Glow! Over the winter, our skin tends to get dehydrated from spending so much time indoors in dry, heated air. In addition, a lot of dead skin cells build up on the surface or flake off. That’s why the two biggest priorities of...

Exfoliation Decoded

Exfoliation is one of the best steps that we can incorporate in our skin care regimen, as it may be used to treat a myriad of skin concerns including, but not limited to, acne, pigmentation, dehydration/ flakiness, and of course aging skin. So what is exfoliation? It is process of...

Boosting the Effectiveness of your Sunscreen

Get layering and start boosting the effectiveness of your sunscreen! A teaspoonful of a broad spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30 is said to guard against 97 percent of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. However, if your concern is to guard against UV damage as well as the various other associated effects of the...

Top 10 Correctable Skin Care Mistakes

Male or female, we can all do a little more to help our side on the skin care front. Here are 10 of the top, correctable, skin care mistakes that I’ve experienced in dealing with clients. Heed where applicable. Not knowing your skin
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How well do you know your skin care products?

Did you know that there are some commonly used skin care products that may be classified as over the counter drugs, and as such are subject to an expiry date? According to Health Canada, a drug may include a substance used in the treatment or prevention of a disease....