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Treat yourself to an autumn skin tune-up

With autumn comes cooler temperatures and less time in the sun. It’s a great time to reverse some of the damage to our skin that has accumulated over the summer months. It’s also a good time to consider switching up some skin products to suit the cooler, drier season. Skin care products should change with […]

How To Save Thousands Of Dollars A Year On Skin Care Products

How To Save Thousands Of Dollars A Year On Skin Care Products                   As a plastic surgeon, I know that women spend a lot of money on their skin care products. From skin-quenching daily serums to nutrient- rich creams, the cosmetic industry has many of us believing […]

Have You Ever Thought About Brushing Your Skin?

Have You Ever Thought About Brushing Your Skin? There is something about the dental industry’s public health messaging that has really worked for them … it’s something that I really admire. Rain or shine, we get up every morning and we  brush and floss our teeth. We don’t need reminders, we just do it … […]

SPF Moisturizers & Make-up: What You Don’t Know Could Be Harming You

SPF, UVB, UVA. These terms are usually associated with suntan lotions and thoughts of hot lazy days spent on a beach. We all know we should be applying some form of sun protection before we get on with our day. But how many of you apply an SPF moisturizer or SPF make up in the […]

April is Rosacea awareness month

Acne rosacea is an inflammatory disorder of the skin, commonly seen in adults with fair complexions. It is genetically-based and is caused by blood vessel ingrowth near the skin’s surface that can cause anything from mild facial flushing, to persistent redness, to more severe pimples and skin thickening. When these vessels dilate they cause flushing […]

Demystifying skin care: The KISS principle

Much of what we consider to be “normal aging” of skin is really quite preventable and reversible.  Yes, we will age, but we can have beautiful skin at all stages of the life cycle.  That’s why it’s vital to know how to nourish and protect our skin. I believe that a daily skin care regimen […]

‘Tis the season to sparkle

As the holiday season approaches, it’s important to take stock and consciously prepare for the inevitable pace and indulgences that go hand-in-hand with all the festivities. It’s a joyful time, but it’s also a hectic time and it can be easy to lose our sense of centre and well-being.  At no time is it more important to exercise impeccable self-care by […]