Category: Skincare

Get a younger neck

Posted on March 12th, by staff in Dermatological Advice, Skincare, Treatments, Videos. 8 comments

Rid turkey neck without surgery.


Nose Job Nation

Posted on March 6th, by staff in Dermatological Advice, Expert Tips, Skincare, Treatments. No Comments

Iranian women love rhinoplasty.


Goodbye Pits and Pocks!

Posted on March 4th, by staff in Dermatological Advice, Skincare, Treatments. No Comments

2 types of lasers for one goal.


The cold hard truth

Posted on March 1st, by Helen in Dermatological Advice, Expert Tips, Skincare, Treatments. 11 comments

Celluite creams and treatments.


How to get rid of scars

Posted on January 9th, by Helen in Dermatological Advice, Skincare. 4 comments

In life, scars happen, and they can become an unwanted yet permanent part of our appearance. Luckily, scar-reducing treatments are available. We’ve enlisted the help of two professionals to guide us through them.

NO TWO SCARS ARE ALIKE.
Raised, thickened scars occur when the body’s healing process produces excess collagen. In other cases, scars appear as lighter or darker marks on the skin or, in the case of “box car” acne scars, sunken areas.

For new scars, timing is everything. “You used to wait a year before you started a laser treatment, but we know now that it’s better to heal compromised skin when it’s still in the healing phase,” says Toronto Dermatologist Dr. Lisa Kellett of DLK on Avenue, MD, FRCPC, DABD.

Your prescribed regimen may include more than one type of laser or treatment. “It can take more than one approach to reduce a scar or multiple scars’ appearance,” says Dr. Adam Mamelak, MD, FRCPC, DABD, a dual-board certified dermatologist practicing in Ottawa and Austin, Texas. “Go to someone who is familiar with the different modalities, so he or she can determine the best treatments for you.”

TOPICAL TREATMENTS
Post-surgery scar-management therapy may include a topical silicone treatment to keep the area hydrated and protected, which reduces the
likelihood of raised or abnormal scarring.

Easy to use and inexpensive, … Read More »

Have a morning quickie

Posted on January 4th, by staff in Products, Skincare. 7 comments

3 steps in 5 minutes. Done!


Our advice to Kate

Posted on December 7th, by staff in Celebrity, Skincare. 7 comments

The cold hard truth about stretch marks.


Eye Cream Face-Off

Posted on November 28th, by Helen in Blog, Products, Skincare, This vs That. 9 comments

We compared two anti-aging eye creams for one month.


AHA Moments in Beauty

Posted on November 27th, by Helen in Skincare, Treatments. 4 comments

Self-tanner, Latisse, Botox, and Rogaine all had humble beginnings.


The Skiny on Botox

Posted on October 16th, by staff in Skincare, Treatments. No Comments

You will not look like Nicole Kidman. This, and other answers to your questions about Botox.


Xeomin

Posted on October 11th, by Helen in Skincare, Treatments. No Comments

Move over Botox! There’s a new wrinkle smoother in town. Details here.


Microdermabrasion vs. Peels

Posted on October 10th, by staff in Skincare, This vs That, Treatments. No Comments

What’s the best way to exfoliate your skin at the clinic?


Review: PCA retinol serums

Posted on September 28th, by staff in Products, Reviews, Skincare. No Comments

Antique vegetable peelers are a fab find. Wrinkles on your face are not.


Threading vs. Waxing

Posted on September 26th, by staff in Skincare, This vs That, Treatments. 5 comments

We asked an eyebrow expert.


Ditch These After Age 25

Posted on September 20th, by staff in Dermatological Advice, Products, Skincare. No Comments

Start treating your skin like an adult by tossing 4 youthful products that may be doing more harm than help.


Dermalogica Shaving System

Posted on September 13th, by staff in For Men, Products, Reviews, Skincare. 8 comments

I ditched my drugstore shaving foam to review a spa-grade line for one month.


Varicose Veins

Posted on August 24th, by staff in Dermatological Advice, Skincare, Treatments. No Comments

How to get rid of them.

Skin Cancer Truths

Posted on August 24th, by staff in Dermatological Advice, Skincare. 3 comments

The rising occurrence of sin cancer had us asking: For those pale-faced folk of a certain vintage, surely this is the health scourge of the 21st century?

Smart Summer Skin Care

Posted on July 25th, by Helen in Skincare. 10 comments

Don’t let the summer sun blind you to its risks. How you enjoy Canada’s great outdoors can have lasting health repercussions long after your tan has faded.

Children Sunscreen vs Adult Sunscreens

Posted on May 29th, by Helen in Skincare. 8 comments

There’s a divide among parents: to apply sunscreen and potentially harmful chemicals on your kids, or not to apply sunscreen and take your chances with the sun?