Why is my acne worse in the winter?

Why is my acne worse in the winter?

Winter skin concerns: Part 3 Acne and winter weather Here’s why you get more acne in the winter Our new blog series explores the ways in which winter affects our skin. Some people find that seasonal changes make their acne worse or cause breakouts. In the same way that we adapt and react to change, our skin does too. When environmental factors shift, our skin […]

Rosacea and Winter Skin

Rosacea and Winter Skin

Winter skin concerns: Part 2 Winter skin and rosacea Why is my rosacea worse in the winter?  For those of us with rosacea, the arrival of cooler weather may come as a relief at first. Sun exposure and extreme heat are common triggers for rosacea symptoms, so you may find that the summer months exacerbate your rosacea. But winter is sadly not immune to rosacea […]

What holiday treatment is right for me?

What holiday treatment is right for me?

The best holiday treatments to refresh your look We often see friends, family, and colleagues during the holidays, and it’s natural to want to look your best. The best holiday “tweakments” are treatments we offer to make a beautiful, subtle, aesthetic change— so you can look and feel your best at a family reunion or a dinner with old friends. The holidays are a busy […]

What can I do about unhappy winter skin?

What can I do about unhappy winter skin?

Treating winter skin: Part 1 How does my skin change in the winter? It’s natural for our skin to change in the winter, but it can be hard to understand these changes and to maintain balance as our skin responds. As the outdoor environment grows more harsh with winter winds, we also turn up the dry indoor heat, tend to drink less water, and take […]

Skin Myths Debunked

Skin Myths Debunked

Skin Secrets: The Truth About Your Skin Our dermatologists have years of experience, education and brilliant instincts when it comes to understanding the nuances of your skin.  Whether you’re concerned about acne, aging skin, lost volume, skin damage, rosacea, or other concerns, we know how to get to the root cause for real results.  Popular skin myths We often hear statements from patients that surprise […]

Summer Skincare 101

Summer Skincare 101

As the days heat up and the world reopens, your skin is adjusting too. While the dry indoor heat and harsh conditions of the past winter required a specific skincare regimen, the upcoming months of humidity and sunshine may require a skincare revamp. Let’s talk about summer skincare and consider building a skincare regimen that gives you a summer glow that just won’t quit. Pay […]

How to Get Rid of Spider Veins

How to Get Rid of Spider Veins

How can I get rid of visible veins? Treating visible veins on your face or legs Visible veins are a common condition so it’s important to remember that your concern is not unusual and it’s nothing to feel bad about. If you are a heavy drinker, it’s worth noting that excessive alcohol use can exacerbate visible veins or make them more noticeable. If you have […]

Why do I have visible veins and how can I treat them?

Why do I have visible veins and how can I treat them?

Why do I have visible veins and what can I do about it? If you’ve noticed visible veins on your legs, face, nose, or chin, you’re not alone. Many people notice visible veins that become more apparent over time. We offer innovative treatment solutions for visible veins without surgery or invasive procedures. Let’s explore why you have visible veins and what you can do about […]

Cosmetic Treatments for Men: Getting Started

Cosmetic Treatments for Men: Getting Started

Are you a man considering a cosmetic treatment for the first time? Here’s what you should consider and where you can start to find the right solutions for you. If you’re a man who’s considering cosmetic treatments for the first time, there’s no need to feel intimidated. Men are increasingly interested in aesthetic solutions, especially since the advances in technology and expert care allow for […]

Skin Cancer Facts 101

Skin Cancer Facts 101

What is skin cancer? Simply put, skin cancer is any cancer that begins in your skin. As skin cancer grows, it can spread to other parts of the body or organs as it spreads.  Two main types of skin cancer: Malignant Melanoma: This form of skin cancer is the most dangerous and forms within the cells that generate skin pigment. Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer: These cancers […]

How to Treat Acne Scars

How to Treat Acne Scars

How to Get Rid of Acne Scars If you’re worried about acne scarring and pigmentation from past acne, know that there are treatments available to effectively treat your scars. Whether you have indented (atrophic) scars, raised (hypertrophic) scars, or pigmentation, innovative treatment solutions use your body’s natural processes to promote cell turnover, target pigmentation and other useful tools.  Why do I have acne scars? Scars […]

The Benefits of Vitamin C for your Skin

The Benefits of Vitamin C for your Skin

If you’re looking for an effective way to protect, preserve and brighten your skin, vitamin C could be the secret weapon you’ve been looking for. Vitamin C offers many benefits for a broad array of skin types, from targeting rosacea symptoms and fighting free radicals to triggering collagen production for more fresh, youthful-looking skin. Let’s explore the benefits of this powerful antioxidant.

What is causing your acne?

What is causing your acne?

Here’s why you have acne. Understanding your acne If you struggle with acne, you know how deeply it can affect your confidence and your quality of life. Whether you have blackheads, whiteheads, cystic acne, or regular breakouts, you’re not alone in seeking a solution and wanting to understand the cause. We see many patients at our Toronto clinic at Dermatology on Bloor with acne concerns, […]

Part Two: The Best Treatment Solutions for Thinning Lips!

Part Two: The Best Treatment Solutions for Thinning Lips!

What’s the best treatment solution for thinning lips? If you missed the first installment of our blog series, take a look at it here. Our first blog is a great place to learn about why your lips are thinning, and to learn about simple steps you can take at home– to protect and preserve your lips for a refreshed appearance. Now that we’ve taken a […]

How Will Hormone Replacement Therapy Change My Skin?

How Will Hormone Replacement Therapy Change My Skin?

How Does Hormone Replacement Therapy Affect Your Skin? What can you expect from your skin if you’re undergoing a transition with hormone replacement therapy? If you or someone you know is a member of the trans community, you may have noticed how unpredictable skin changes can be while undergoing hormone replacement therapy (HRT). We love working with our clients to find solutions to their concerns– […]

The Best Solutions for Thinning Lips

The Best Solutions for Thinning Lips

Explore Solutions for Thinning Lips Are you concerned about thinning lips?  The size and shape of our lips are genetically determined, but change naturally over time. Many of us notice lips thinning increasingly with age; it’s normal to notice a decrease in the volume and plumpness of our lips beginning in our late 20s and early 30s. As collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid production slows […]

The True Benefits of Ultherapy

The True Benefits of Ultherapy

What is Ultherapy® and how does it work? Ultherapy is an innovative, non-invasive treatment to tighten, lift, and rejuvenate skin. With little downtime needed, this popular treatment offers natural, long-lasting results. Ultherapy is the only FDA-approved non-invasive procedure that lifts the neck, chin and brow and improves lines and wrinkles on the upper chest. Pulses of focused heat tighten and lift skin in the targeted […]

Celebrate Aging Part Two: Beautiful Skin

Celebrate Aging Part Two: Beautiful Skin

Aging skin is beautiful.  Welcome to Part Two of our Celebrating Aging series! We’re exploring how to look your best at any age and love the skin you’re in. Join us on a journey to explore treatments that revive your look at any age, and give you a boost– while honouring your natural appearance. Last month we explored dermal fillers and how they can refresh […]

What Can I Do to Reduce My Risk of Skin Cancer?

What Can I Do to Reduce My Risk of Skin Cancer?

You can prevent skin cancer with a few important habits and actions to protect your skin. It can feel overwhelming to learn about skin cancer, but prevention is within your control! It’s absolutely possible to enjoy the sun and spend time outdoors, while still practicing sun safety, to reduce your chance of getting skin cancer. Protecting your skin also helps prevent signs of aging like […]