Halloween, the season of spooks, dressing up, and masks, is just around the corner. When it comes to skincare, if there’s ever a holiday to embrace the face mask, it has to be Halloween. Are you heading out in full scary makeup? Curling up with a terrifying movie? Either way, make sure you get your skin involved with these easy-to-try hacks for the face masking season… Hack 1 - Trick? Or treat?
Does microneedling work on "ice pick" acne scars? While every patient may respond differently, microneedling can be effective for improving the appearance of indented "ice pick" acne scars as it rebuilds healthy collagen under these narrow depressions. Can I do microneedling if I have skin of colour? Microneedling is safe for most skin tones since it poses little risk of post-inflammatory pigmentation issues that traditional laser resurfacing does. However, it's still best to consult
Why is Autumn the Best Time to Get a Chemical Peel? There's something about the back-to-school vibes of September that gets us thinking about renewal. As autumn arrives, we put away the flip-flops and the shops become full of autumnal layers. We want to feel fresh, and this goes for our skin too, meaning autumn is an optimal time to meet your skin pro for a seasonal skincare review. Affectionately known as "peel season"
Transepidermal water loss (TEWL) refers to the process of water evaporation from the skin's surface through the outermost layer, the epidermis. It is a natural occurrence that helps regulate body temperature and maintain skin hydration. However, excessive TEWL can lead to skin dryness, dehydration, and compromised skin barrier function. It is commonly influenced by factors such as environmental conditions, humidity levels, and specific skin conditions. The appearance of the skin surface can
“Exfoliation” – no big deal, right? Most of us are au fait with the process of buffing or scrubbing away dead skin to make way for younger, healthier skin cells. No scare factor involved; we’ve all been doing it for eons. But what if we said, “CHEMICAL exfoliation” or “ACIDIC exfoliation”? Is it a different story? Is a small voice telling you to run for your life? We get it, ‘chemical’
We promise, you are not the only one who tends to breakout in the summer months. The combo of higher temperatures, heightened oil production, and increased sweat leads most of us to experience blocked pores, breakouts, or the dreaded summer shine. You’re not alone! It’s just that more oil means there’s more chance that pores will get blocked up, which is essentially what a blemish is. So, what can we do
Skincare has become a crucial aspect of our daily routine, and the right products can make all the difference in achieving a healthy and radiant complexion. With so many different skincare brands and products available in the market, it can be overwhelming to decide which ones to choose. Here at Innovations Advanced Skin Care & Beauty, our expert aesthetics clinic provides a range of AlumierMD products for you to use at home,