Happy Feet and Face

Posted on April 29th, by Helen in Obsessions, Products. 6 comments

Get ready for spring.

Bling on the face

Posted on March 12th, by Helen in Blog, I tried it!, Treatments. 4 comments

Review: the 24 Karat Gold Facial.

Heather McCartney

Posted on March 8th, by Helen in Blog, Interviews, Show me your skincare!, Videos. No Comments

Creator of UV Couture

Get Movie-Star Teeth

Posted on March 6th, by Helen in Blog, Obsessions, Products, Reviews. 5 comments

Tanda Pearl Teeth Whitener.

Publicist: Jennifer Ward

Posted on March 6th, by Helen in Blog, Interviews, Show me your skincare!. No Comments

Sexy, smart, and a cancer survivor.

A wardrobe must-have!

Posted on March 4th, by Helen in Sun Protective Clothing. 12 comments

Get yourself a Mott 50 Cardigan.

Seeking shade

Posted on March 3rd, by Helen in Blog, Sun Protective Clothing. 5 comments

ETSIS Travel Escape Crusher Hat.

JLo glow in a bottle

Posted on March 2nd, by Helen in Blog, Obsessions, Products, Videos. 8 comments

BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector.

Mompreneur: Anita Singh

Posted on March 1st, by Helen in Blog, Interviews, Show me your skincare!, Videos. 6 comments

Creator of Bodyumm sugar scrubs.

The cold hard truth

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

Celluite creams and treatments.

The Deets on D

Posted on February 27th, by Helen in Blog, Diet, Health. 5 comments

USANA’s vitamin D: Love it.

Brightening gone bad

Posted on February 26th, by Helen in Blog, Products, Rejections. No Comments

Lumixyl system review

Laser Lockdown

Posted on February 23rd, by Helen in Blog, Treatments. 11 comments

That “in-between” time.

Fashionista: Jan Gandhi

Posted on February 22nd, by Helen in Blog, Interviews, Show me your skincare!. No Comments

She’s fiercely loyal to Clarins.

Non-surgical body contouring trims stubborn areas of fat

Posted on February 21st, by Helen in Treatments. No Comments

Even the most dedicated gym rat knows those stubborn areas can be a problem—the saddle bags, the little belly that won’t go away no matter how many miles are logged on the StairMaster.

For about five years, Canadians who are slightly apple or pear-shaped have had a weapon to battle those trouble zones that their American counterparts have been waiting for—non-surgical body sculpting.

Using ultrasound, body sculpting zaps fat cells, creating a slimmer silhouette. There’s no anesthetic and it takes about 90 minutes.

“For the right candidate, it’s a good treatment. It’s not for fat, it’s for body shaping,” says Dr. Lisa Kellett, a cosmetic dermatologist in Toronto who has been offering the treatment for about five years.

Body sculpting targets small areas of fat cells — sometimes 600 or 700. It tackles subcutaneous fat, not the deeper variety.

Typically, it takes three sessions two weeks apart to complete, at a cost of about $800 a session, says Kellett. In the end, most patients are about one size smaller.

The ideal candidate for the treatment is fit and healthy, but merely has these stubborn areas. Some patients opt for the treatment after liposuction for body shaping, says Kellett.

“You actually map out the area you want to … Read More »

Life Changer?

Posted on February 19th, by Helen in Blog, Health, I tried it!, Treatments. 9 comments

The benefits of mouth guards.

The Medical Pedicure

Posted on February 19th, by Helen in Blog, Treatments, Videos. 16 comments

Helen gets a first soak.

Go Fish!

Posted on February 15th, by Helen in Diet. 8 comments

The skin benefits of salmon.

Hat Queen: Devra Wathen

What ETSIS sun hats creator uses.

Last Minute Vday Gifts

Posted on February 12th, by Helen in Products. 8 comments

Easy to find at any mall.