Does my skin need Vitamin C?

Does my skin need Vitamin C?

Everyone knows that our body needs vitamin C; but does everyone know it’s also required for your skin to stay youthful and young looking? I’m sure at some point you’ve said “I think I’m getting sick” and no-doubt someone said, “take some vitamin C pills or eat an...
What is Hydroquinone?

What is Hydroquinone?

Hydroquinone is added to skin care products and used to help skin discoloration and lighten those lovely dark yellow-brown patches on your skin caused by too much sun exposure and aging.  Also known as, liver spots, age spots, sun spots, hyperpigmentation, and...
Does IPL help Rosacea?

Does IPL help Rosacea?

The answer is…. YES! YES! YES! People with Rosacea, are considered great candidates for Intense Pulsed Light Therapy. Most Rosacea suffers have seen a considerable improvement after IPL treatments for redness, bumps, stinging and burning sensations and the flushing...
What are peptides and do I need them?

What are peptides and do I need them?

What are peptides and do I need them for my skin? If you haven’t heard the buzz about peptides in skincare products, and how they can help with wrinkles and skin tightening, you need to keep reading. Peptides research is interesting, relatively new and on-going. The...
IPL Photo Facial Benefits for Sun Damage

IPL Photo Facial Benefits for Sun Damage

As a sun worshipper from the early 90’s in Alberta, I remember taking advantage of every sunny day possible. Lathering up on dark tanning oil and spending hours smelling like coconuts and soaking up the rays. It never occurred to me the damage I was inflicting on my...
Blog – Acne Scars or Dark Spots?

Blog – Acne Scars or Dark Spots?

When it comes to acne, some sufferers have more than just the acne to contend with. Not only do they hurt, but they can knock confidence and for some and after the pimple has gone, it can leave something to remember it by – an indented acne scar or darkened spot. So,...