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24

Oct

What are Parabens and How Do They Effect Me?

Published: October 24, 2014

The topic of parabens have been popping up in a lot of conversations lately. Parabens are the most widely used preservatives in personal care products; they stop fungus, bacteria, and other microbes from growing in your favourite creams and makeup, especially in the moist, warm environment of a bathroom. Their names are a mouthful– methylparaben, ethylparaben, … Continue reading What are Parabens and How Do They Effect Me?

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20

Oct

Why You Need a Medical Facial

Published: October 20, 2014

There’s a wealth of information about skin care that’s readily available to us at the click of a mouse. That more than likely means your bathroom is already filled with products, peels, masks, scrubs, etc., which can give you a serious deep clean. But while it’s great to practice good skin care, that doesn’t necessarily … Continue reading Why You Need a Medical Facial

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15

Sep

Does Hydrated Skin Mean Healthy Skin?

Published: September 15, 2014

With all the hype on TV and in health magazines, most of us know that drinking the suggested 6-8 cups of water a day is important to our overall well-being. But just how important is water to the feel and look of our skin? Is healthy skin hydrated skin? I’m here to tell you yes! … Continue reading Does Hydrated Skin Mean Healthy Skin?

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10

Sep

BOTOX ® Cosmetic: How often do I need it?

Published: September 10, 2014

When you raise your eyebrows or smile and see crinkles on the edges of your eye, the facial muscles resting underneath are contracting. These contractions may make your face move, but they also make wrinkles more noticeable. That’s where BOTOX® Cosmetic comes in. Imagine your face like a telephone line where your facial muscles in … Continue reading BOTOX ® Cosmetic: How often do I need it?

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26

Aug

The Medical Uses of BOTOX ®

Published: August 26, 2014

BOTOX ® is one of the worlds most popular medical cosmetic treatment. About 20 million treatments are done worldwide annually using this nerve blocker. It is a purified protein injected into the muscles that is best known for treating fine lines and wrinkles, but it has some surprising medical uses as well. Migraines: Traditionally, migraine headaches … Continue reading The Medical Uses of BOTOX ®

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22

Aug

Treating Rosacea Acne and Other Symptoms

Published: August 22, 2014

Rosacea is a very common disorder characterized by symptoms of facial flushing and a collection of other clinical signs such as facial redness, broken capillaries, coarseness of the skin, and an inflammatory eruption that may be similar to acne.The hallmark of rosacea is persistent redness in the central portion of the face that lasts for … Continue reading Treating Rosacea Acne and Other Symptoms

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19

Aug

Hyaluronic Acid for Wrinkles and Lines

Published: August 19, 2014

If you want to reduce facial wrinkles and lines, hyaluronic acid may be a good choice because of its compatibility with the human body. In fact, this substance is found in almost every single living thing. In humans, it acts as a network that transfers essential nutrients from the bloodstream to skin cells. Hyaluronic acid … Continue reading Hyaluronic Acid for Wrinkles and Lines

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14

Aug

Latisse ® Can Give You Longer Lashes

Published: August 14, 2014

Do you dream of having longer, thicker, darker lashes? Do you spend the morning applying, and reapplying mascara to enhance the look of your lashes? Ladies, the struggle is over! Introducing LATISSE ™ (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution) 0.03%, the only prescription product available in Canada to grow your own natural eyelashes longer, fuller, and darker! LATISSE ™ makes … Continue reading Latisse ® Can Give You Longer Lashes

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11

Aug

Are You Afraid of Needles?

Published: August 11, 2014

Have you been thinking of having a cosmetic procedure but haven’t taken the leap because your fear of needles? Trust us, you’re not alone. We have hundreds of people walk through the door feeling like that. At Dermaworks Medical Aesthetics Clinic, your comfort and safety is our number one concern. Take these tips and tricks … Continue reading Are You Afraid of Needles?

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7

Aug

Peel Away all Imperfections with a Chemical Peel

Published: August 7, 2014

Chemical peels are a type of procedure during which a substance is applied to the skin resulting in faster skin cell turnover (exfoliation or peeling). The goal of chemical peeling is to rejuvenate the skin or address a specific problem such as acne, acne scars, blemishes, melasma, wrinkles, sun damage, or fine lines. Even if … Continue reading Peel Away all Imperfections with a Chemical Peel

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