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Does Dry Brushing Really Make Your Skin Healthier?

A dermatologist weighs in on the trendy skincare routine.

How to Give Yourself a Spa-Worthy At-Home Facial

A beauty insider shares ways to get professional results at home.


The Best Eye Creams for Dark Circles, According to Dermatologists

A good eye cream can help reduce the appearance of dark circles, puffiness, and even wrinkles in and around the...


How Safe Is Permanent Makeup?

Permanent makeup, like eyebrow microblading, is a trend right now. Here's what you need to know about having semi-permanent pigment...


What to Know About Liquid Collagen and Its Potential Benefits

Liquid collagen is touted as a way to boost skin health, but does it work? Here's what to know about...

Is Cosmetic Acupuncture Actually “Natural Botox”?

We tried an acupuncture facial to see if it could really give Botox-like results.


Niacinamide and Your Skin: Benefits—Plus Expert Tips on Using It

Here's what to know about the benefits of niacinamide or niacinamide serum. Plus: How to use it in your skin...


Expert Tips on How to Buy a Bike Helmet

Protect your most precious asset by following this advice.


Meet Lyocell, a Potentially Sustainable Fabric That Could Become Your New Favourite Textile

Made from wood cellulose, lyocell is extremely versatile, feels great on skin, and is good for the environment.


Why You Might Want to Wear Padded Shorts When Biking

Even if you're just a casual cyclist, investing in a pair of padded bike shorts is well worth it to...


Does Vegan Collagen Powder Really Work?

Collagen isn't typically vegan, but genetically modified yeast and bacteria can help create plant-based collagen. Here's how it works and...


5 Tricks for a DIY Pedi (Plus, an Ingrown Toenail Fix)

An esthetician shares her tips for giving yourself a pedicure at home.


March’s Buzziest Beauty Launches You Need to Know About

From skincare-infused foundation to a long-lasting luxury lipliner, here are our favourite new beauty products we can't keep secret.

Here’s How Often You Should Exfoliate Your Face

Exfoliating is great for your skin—but exactly how often you should exfoliate your face depends on a few factors.


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Natural Deodorant Reviews: Which Ones Pass Our Sweat Test?

We put these natural deodorant brands through some of Toronto’s sweatiest workouts. Read on to find out which ones passed...


8 Comfy-Chic Spring Substitutes for Your Over-Worn Sweatpants

From light and airy bottoms to fuss-free dresses, these sweats swaps will bring back the joy of getting dressed.


Are Facial Cleansing Brushes Really Worth It?

An experts shares when they can be good and bad for your skin.


Is Goat Milk Soap Good for Your Skin?

Goat milk soap does have benefits. It can help soothe irritated, sensitive skin and may help reduce symptoms of eczema...


How to Find the Right Vitamin C Serum for You

A dermatologist shares what to look for.


How Bad Is It to Re-Wear Sweaty Workout Clothes?

Thinking about reusing your sweaty gym clothes? Think again. You may be setting yourself up for skin infections, acne breakouts,...


Facial Steamer vs. Facial Humidifier: What’s the Difference?

Facial steamers and humidifiers create a mist of water, but that's where their similarities end. Check out why you might...

What Is a Facial Steamer? Here’s What You Need to Know

A facial steamer produces a warm mist that can help target skin issues like clogged pores. Here's how to use...


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7 Amazing Canadian Yoga Wear Brands (That Aren’t Lululemon)

Look great on and off the mat with these Canadian yoga wear brands.


What to Know About Peptides in Skin Care

Peptides are a hot trend, but can they really give you plump, glowy skin? Dermatologists weigh in on whether they...


Here’s What Dermatologists Really Think About Silk Pillowcases

It's thought that a silk pillowcase can reduce wrinkles, improve your skin, and benefit your hair. But are they worth...


6 Reasons to Book a Professional Skin Consultation Now

Concerned about your skin? Giselle Curcio, AlumierMD’s global director of education and development, explains why a professional skin consultation is...


February 2021’s Buzziest Skin-Care Launches

If you're struggling with dry winter skin, fear not: here are the best new skincare products available in Canada to...