Category ‘Tips’

Skin Care Treatments for Adult Acne

Unfortunately, adult acne is common: it affects about half of all women in their twenties and a quarter of women in their forties. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, adult acne—which occurs more frequently in women than men—is typically caused by stress, hormone levels, skin care products, family...

Young at Heart: Anti-Aging Lifestyle and Skin Care Strategies

They say youth is wasted on the young. This folk wisdom may not ring true until the day you notice unwanted changes to your skin texture and tone. Aging skin can mean dryness, thinning, wrinkles and loss of firmness. If you’re lucky, you won’t see these changes until your...

5 Reasons to Add Strength Training to Your Routine

As we move into what some meanies call middle age, our beauty routines start to require more than eye serum, firming moisturizer, and regular exfoliation. What’s now necessary is finding the fountain of youth—a seemingly impossible task until you discover what strength training does for the mind, body and...

The Joys of Spring Cleaning

There’s no cleaning more satisfying than spring cleaning. It’s a ritual found across many cultures and religions and, according to the American Cleaning Institute, 72% of households participate in this annual event. Even if you don’t usually get excited about chores, you may find yourself scrubbing with gusto when...

Book a Self-Care Date With Yourself

If you’ve ever thought, “I just need one minute to myself!”, you may be short on self-care. Self-care is taking care of your own physical, emotional, and mental needs with positive behaviours. In real life, it means the difference between being your best self and snapping at loved ones...

Get Sinus Relief with a Hot Towel and Cold Stone Face Massage

If you’ve ever experienced the discomfort of a sinus headache or nasal congestion, you’re likely interested in knowing how to get some relief the next time your head aches. Fortunately, a natural treatment for sinus congestion is hot and cold therapy. It works because heat therapy, like our hot...

3 Secrets to a Happier Life

Comedian Louis C.K.’s is famous for his jokes about disgruntled technology users and the fact that “everything is amazing right now and nobody’s happy.” While not everything is amazing, it’s easy to miss the good stuff when bogged down by a busy life. There are many ways to add...

The Anti-Aging Benefits of Active Peels

Have you started to see fine lines and sun damage when you look in the mirror? If yes, you may want to know more about active peels, a safe and effective anti-aging spa treatment that transforms dull skin into a radiant complexion. What is an active peel? An active...

Light Therapy to Get You Through the Dark Winter

When the days get short, many people—especially women—experience a sudden and sometimes alarming decline in energy and mood, along with sleeping troubles. This is a type of seasonal depression called the winter blues, winter depression, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and it typically starts in October or November and...

5 Natural Treatments for Teen Acne

Being a teenager can be tough, especially with acne. Most teens get acne and the American Academy of Dermatology recommends parents help their teens find acne treatment so their skin and the stress associated with it clear up as soon as possible. We wrote this article for teens but...