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Give the Gift of Skin – Dermalogica’s 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

  Check out our Holiday Gift Guide! This holiday season, experience your best skin #inourhands. The Dermalogica Holiday 2020 collection includes four kits and four limited-edition individual products all wrapped up in unique packaging inspired by Julie Wilkinson of Makerie Studio’s paper art. The cherry on top? Full retail-size...

The Dos and Don’ts of Maskne

Maskne is caused by the heat and friction that is created by skin rubbing against face masks. Breathing, sweating, and talking with a face mask on can make skin become raw and inflamed, ultimately causing pores to become clogged with bacteria. While masks are keeping people safe throughout the...

4 signs your skin is tired – and how to fix them

When you’re tired, it shows on your skin. Here’s how to change that. If you’ve ever tossed and turned, pulled an all-nighter, or hit the alarm and wondered “Did I even sleep?” you’ve probably worn it: That unmistakable too-little-sleep look. Most people chalk it up to dark under-eye circles,...

What’s the Right Way to Exfoliate

Fact: there *is* a right way to exfoliate. Here’s everything you need to know. If you’re reading this, you probably already know that regular exfoliation helps to reveal brighter, fresher-looking skin. That’s because exfoliating speeds up desquamation (skin’s natural exfoliation process). But did you know that, done right, exfoliation...

Why you need to know about retinol

Here’s how to reap the benefits of this powerhouse ingredient Ask that girl with the gleaming, pore-free skin about her favourite product and she’ll likely tell you that it’s sunscreen. That’s a reasonable, believable answer—and totally the right one! Sunscreen keeps harmful rays from prematurely aging your skin and...

The Importance of a Bedtime Routine

While you may not get tucked in with your favourite teddy bear anymore, you’re never too old for a bedtime routine. Today, we’ll explore why it’s important for adults to have a bedtime routine, the importance of sleep, and ideas for designing a bedtime routine that works for you....

The Top 20 Benefits of Regular Exercise

We’ve all heard—countless times—that exercise is good for us. We know it’s true, even before we embark on a regular physical fitness program. Some people develop the exercise habit early and stick with it for life. But many of us are late bloomers who don’t get started until we...

Workplace Wellness Programs: The Remedy for Job-Related Stress

Canadian employees are stressed out! Stress takes a physical, mental, and social toll on employees and harms the bottom line for employers. Today, we’ll take a closer look at the costs of stress, and how workplace wellness programs, including massage therapy, can mitigate its effects. A quick look at...

Aromatherapy for Relaxation

Aromatherapy is a fast, simple and low-cost way to improve your mood at home or on the go. Let’s take a closer look at what aromatherapy is, how to use it, and which essential oils can boost your mood and reduce anxiety. What is aromatherapy? According to the dictionary,...

Registered Massage Therapy: Safe, Ethical, and Effective Treatment

You may think of massage therapy as stress-busting self-care, but did you know that massage therapy is a regulated health profession? Today, we’ll explore the world of registered massage therapists, including their scope of practice, educational requirements, and common conditions treated with massage therapy. Is massage therapy a regulated...