Skin

How to Patch Test Skin Products to See If You’re Allergic

It can be hard to predict how your skin will react to a new skin care product, but a patch test can help you check for allergic reactions.

What is Oxidative Stress and Should You Worry About It?

We've all heard about antioxidants and free radicals—but the real concern is oxidative stress. Learn what triggers this dangerous condition...


8 Ways to Use Petroleum Jelly—and 5 to Avoid

Petroleum jelly can prevent blisters, heal skin rashes, and make mask-wearing more comfortable—but there are also times when you should...


Applying Your Skin Care Products: The Right—and Wrong—Way

The order you apply your skin care products matters. Experts reveal when and how to do it to maximize your...


Do Hyaluronic Acid Supplements Really Work? Here’s What Dermatologists Say

Hyaluronic acid face serums are touted for reducing fine lines and wrinkles. Can hyaluronic acid supplements deliver the same benefits?

7 Foot Peel Masks, Available in Canada, for Softer Feet

Foot peel masks are essentially a chemical peel that can help get rid of dry, cracked skin...


How Bad Is It to Wash Your Face in the Shower? Skin Care Experts Explain

Washing your face in the shower is convenient, but is it bad for your skin? Here's the real story—plus expert...


Bakuchiol: Why You Should Try This Retinol Alternative

If you are looking for a gentler option to get rid of wrinkles, bakuchiol could be the answer. Find out...


10 Things Skin Experts Want You to Know About Hyaluronic Acid

Hyaluronic acid is a popular moisturizing ingredient in skin care products—but is it worth the hype? We asked dermatologists and...


13 Ways You’re Washing Your Face Wrong

Dermatologists share common face-washing mistakes to avoid, from washing too often to letting products build up, for better skin health.


8 Face Mist Sprays That Can Help Hydrate Skin

A face mist spray hydrates dry, irritated skin throughout the day. Here's what to look for, plus the best picks...


What Experts Want You to Know About Collagen Injections

Want to plump up your skin and reverse signs of aging? Here's what dermatologists really think of collagen injections.


The 6 Dos—and 4 Don’ts—of Using a Pumice Stone

To get the smooth, soft feet of your dreams, follow this expert advice—including how not to use a pumice stone.

What Does Face Toner Do? Plus 3 Toners for Clearer Skin

Face toner may look and feel like water, but it does a lot more than just hydrate your face. Here's...


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...


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...


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...


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...

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.


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...


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...