Blemish Beware: How Peanut Butter Triggers Acne

Blemish Beware: How Peanut Butter Triggers Acne

When I meet patients or consult digitally with clients online one of the most important parts of their assessment is a review of their diet and recommendations to eliminate common food triggers of acne. While everyone appears to have unique food sensitivities that...
Why you should never use baking soda on your skin

Why you should never use baking soda on your skin

This past week I have seen a number of blogs and videos encouraging the use of baking soda to exfoliate the skin and felt the need to create a response refuting this advice. This is a popular home remedy that needs to be put to rest – do NOT put baking soda on your...
Medical Microneedling for the Treatment of Acne Scars

Medical Microneedling for the Treatment of Acne Scars

Today I saw a new patient interested in collagen induction therapy/microneedling; she was curious about how it compares to laser and chemical peels for treating acne scars and evening out the skin tone. She was worried about trying laser and chemical peels because she...
2017 Canadian-Made Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

2017 Canadian-Made Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

I love everything about the holidays – sparkly decorations, gingerbread cookies, that radio station that plays Christmas music 24/7, Christmas trees, and those really predictable but heart-warming made-for-tv movies. What I also love is the challenge of finding...