Facial Peels 101: Answers to Most Common Questions

Facial peels, or chemical peels, have become increasingly popular in regards to how much they can improve the skin’s overall appearance. But what exactly is a facial peel? And which one is best for me? What is a chemical skin peel? // A chemical peel is a facial treatment in which a chemical solution (usually […]

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5 Ways Oxygen is Beneficial for Your Skin

All cells require oxygen for optimal functioning, including our skin cells. A lack of oxygen in the skin can cause blood vessels to shrink and disrupt its ability to function properly, which can lead to the skin looking dull. Besides allowing the skin to breathe, oxygen applied directly to the skin has many beneficial actions: […]

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Your Top 4 Pore Questions Answered!

What Are Pores? // Pores are the tiny holes that cover our skin’s surface.  They contain hair follicles and oil glands that moisturize our skin. Why Do Some People Have Larger Pores Than Others? // The size of our pores is generally determined by genetics.  However, certain factors such as skin care habits, aging and […]

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5 Reasons to Wear Sunscreen Every Day

Summer has arrived!  We love the sunny days – they lift our spirits and provide a good dose of Vitamin D.   But it’s important to remember that we must protect our skin with sunscreen daily even in the shade. Wearing Sunscreen Daily Helps // Shield the skin from harmful UV rays. With the ozone layer […]

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3 Steps to Spring Clean Your Skin Care Regimen

The change of seasons is harsh on our skin. Spring is the perfect time to update your skin care regimen! As the weather begins to warm-up and the air becomes more humid, our skin must try to adapt to this extra moisture. Oiliness, breakouts, and dullness are all common responses to change in environmental conditions. […]

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8 Tips to Help You Prepare for a C-Section

Many women in Canada today have C-Sections.  According to the Canadian Institute for Health Information the national rate in 2012 was 27.2 percent.  Keeping that in mind, there are things you may want to do to prepare: Recognize that a C-Section is a lifesaving surgery… whether planned or done in an emergency, your physician is […]

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How Does Our Skin Absorb?

You hear a lot about different ingredients and how we can benefit from them. But the real question should be: how and what can our skin absorb? I discussed in my previous blog how the skin works and why. So when you think of all those flakes of skin trying hard to keep things out… […]

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