If you suffer from an irritated scalp or notice that you have dandruff (white flakes) more often than not, there are a number of things that could be contributing to these common issues – from dry skin to the...
Does your face always look flushed? Do you have pimple-like bumps? You could have a chronic inflammatory skin condition known as rosacea. Currently, rosacea affects as many as 3 million Canadians and is one of the most common disorders...
We are all likely to experience wounds at some point in our lives as a result of our daily activities – but there are different kinds of wounds that require different kinds of treatments. There are two different categories of...
When it comes to keeping your skin clear and radiant, you need two things: A good exfoliant and a good moisturizer. However, these aren’t the only products on the market that can benefit the skin. Certain oils that are...
Itchy skin can often be blamed on one thing: Dry skin – and while this is something that is much more common in the colder seasons (i.e. winter and fall), other people can be prone to dry skin and...
With summer not too far behind and plenty more sunshine in the forecast for British Columbia, now is an important time to remind everyone about the benefits of wearing an SPF and why not wearing one could be detrimental...
Dandruff is a condition that is characterized as flaking of the skin on the scalp. Dandruff is a rather common condition, though it can sometimes be difficult to treat; and while it isn’t a condition that can necessarily be cured,...
Moles, which are characterized as a small brownish spot, are a common growth on the skin that develop when your pigment cells (known as melanocytes) grow in clusters. On average, adults have anywhere between 10 and 40 moles. They...
In any given year, an estimated 80,000 cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in Canada. Last year, an estimated 7,200 Canadians (4,000 men and 3,200 women) were diagnosed with melanoma, a form of skin cancer; while 1,250 Canadians died...
When it comes to certain skin conditions, such as acne and rosacea, we know that they’re triggered by a number of different factors, including genetics. However, one of the reasons for problematic skin may also be due to the...