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Should You Botox Your Armpits? A Sweaty Investigation

Can a simple injection stop you from sweating through your shirt? Yes, it is hot in here, and no it’s not just you. But each person’s sweat quotient is as unique as their thumbprint, and some people are definitely sweatier under the arms than others. Approximately 3 percent of Canadians suffer from a condition known…

FDA approves dermal fillers for hands so you can have ageless mitts

Youth is evermore in our grasp — almost literally. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved Restylane Lyft, a hyaluronic acid filler traditionally used in the face for use in hands. Another filler, Radiesse, which is made from calcium hydroxylapatite, has also been approved for both hands and face. For the uninitiated, hyaluronic acid…

If you want healthier skin, stick to showers: experts

Baths may seem like a relaxing escape, but skin experts say when it comes to the benefit of your skin, you’re better off taking showers. Dr. Anatoli Freiman of the Toronto Dermatology Centre tells Global News, when you take long baths or even long showers, it starts to affect your skin.  “The skin can dry out,” he…

Here’s why you need to add a hyaluronic acid moisturizer to your skin care routine.

“Hya-what, you ask? While the words “hyaluronic acid” may not roll off the tongue, it’s an ingredient you should get to know if you’re looking for that ever-elusive glowy skin. Hyaluronic acid (or HA, as the beauty pros like to call it) is a substance that occurs naturally in the skin, and it’s a not-so-secret…

The top 5 myths about moisturizer you need to stop believing

Women have been preaching the importance of moisturizer for generations. While there is zero doubt these days that it’s a must-have step in any skincare routine, there are a few old wives’ tales about face cream still going around that may be affecting your beauty game. From trusting your lotion’s sun protection to putting product…

Therapeutic year in review 2017

Our very own expert dermatologists Drs. Benjamin Barankin and Dr. Anatoli Freiman were recently quoted in The Chronicle of Skin & Allergy discussing new treatments in psoriasis and rosacea, among other skin conditions. Click here to read the full article.

You’re not the only one breaking out this winter – Canadian Living

One dermatologist explains why you get acne in the winter and shares the best ways to treat it. The cold weather takes a huge toll on our complexion. The dry air, harsh temps and sharp winds turn our skin red, splotchy, dry and uneven—and it doesn’t end there for some of us. Winter acne is a thing, and for…

Addressing acne with accutane – The Excalibur

Acne needs no introduction—for most, it’s an embarrassing blemish which only occurs during puberty, while others can literally be scarred by it. The medical name is acne vulgaris, which occurs when one’s pores are clogged with dead skin, dirt, and excess oil. This includes blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, oily skin, hormonal breakouts, cysts, and scarring. It…

Tips to clear up acne and angst

Waking up with a fresh pimple on photo day may be every 14-year-old’s greatest nightmare, but for teens and tweens struggling with acne day in and day out, the condition can be devastating. According to the Acne and Rosacea Society of Canada, acne can result in significant emotional distress ranging from bad moods and embarrassment…

Tinted moisturizers with SPF to use year-round

The focus on sun care usually peaks leading into the summer months, when we’re outdoors more often and daylight hours are longer. But the reality is that broad-spectrum sunscreen is one of the most effective skin-protecting, anti-aging tools in our arsenal, and we should be thinking about SPF numbers year-round. “Dr. Benjamin Barankin, a dermatologist and Medical…

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