Your Common Topicals Questions, Answered

Increased scientific evidence is establishing the efficacy of topicals – that is, lotions or oils applied externally to your body – in treating medical conditions.

How to Tell If You’re Exfoliating Too Much

Turns out you *can* have too much of a good thing.


6 Microbiome-Boosting Skin Care Products You Never Knew You Needed

You know probiotics are good for your gut, but did you know they can benefit your face too?


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These Are the Only Makeup Brushes You Need

A makeup artist shares her favourites and how to use them.


Layering Skin Care Products—Am I Doing It Right?

A dermatologist shares how to layer skin care products and what you may be doing wrong.

Everything You Need to Know About Dermaplaning

A dermaplaning treatment could do wonders for your skin. Here's what to know about the benefits of dermaplaning, as well...


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6 Korean Skincare Brands in Canada You Need to Know About

If you're not familiar with K-beauty yet, you're missing out. Take your beauty routine to the next level with these...

Celebrities Love This At-Home LED Face Mask, So I Tried It for a Month

Digital editor Renée Reardin tried Dr. Dennis Gross’s LED face mask every day for four weeks. Here’s what happened.


Currently Trending: Cryotherapy-Based Skincare Products 

Ice sticks, chilled application wands and cooling masks are popping up on store shelves nationwide. Is cold therapy the magic...


What Are Jade Combs?

This is everything you need to know about jade combs, including their cultural relevance.


You’re Forgetting to Put SPF Here

Protect your pout from sunburns this summer.


6 Best Night Creams for Younger Looking Skin

Nighttime is the right time to restore and repair your skin with these anti-aging night creams for younger and healthier-looking...


Is It Hives or a Rash? Here’s How to Tell the Difference

When your skin is red, itchy, and irritated, it could be a rash or it might be hives. Check out...


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5 of Best Tinted Sunscreens, According to Dermatologists

Keep your summer glow and avoid sun damage with these dermatologist-approved SPF tinted sunscreens for every skin type, from oily...


Why Do We Even Sweat, Anyways?

While unpleasant, sweating is actually an important bodily function — especially as temperatures soar.

7 Reasons You Get Hives on Your Face—and What to Do About Them

Hives can show up on various parts of your body, including your face. Check out how to identify the symptoms,...


Does Sunlight Give You Hives? 5 Things to Know About Solar Urticaria

Turns out you can be allergic to sunlight. Known as solar urticaria, these are the causes, symptoms, and treatments of...


A Sweaty Gal’s Guide to Sunscreen

How to practice sun safety before heading outside, while in the sun, and afterwards


What Causes Hives? Everything You Need to Know About Urticaria

Hives, or urticaria, are a common allergic reaction. Here are pictures of hives, what triggers them, and how to treat...


Is It Scalp Psoriasis or Dandruff? Here’s How to Tell the Difference

Is your dry, flaky scalp caused by dandruff or scalp psoriasis? Here are pictures that can help you tell the...


8 Simple Tricks to Better Protect Yourself From the Sun

Toronto dermatologist Dr. Renée Beach shares safe and convenient ways to practice sun safety year-round.


What Is Skin Writing? Everything You Need to Know

Red, raised, itchy, and swollen skin from light touch can be a sign of dermatographic urticaria—aka skin writing. Here's what...


You May Want to Bring a Little CBD into the Shower with You

From shampoo to bath salts, these CBD-infused products help to add calmness to pre-work primping and before-bed wind-downs.

Stay Fresh and Confident With Secret Aluminum Free Deodorant

With up to 48 hours of superior sweat activated odour fighting protection, the aluminum-free formula is a must-have for summer.


The 10 Best Retinol Serums in Canada for Anti-Aging Results

Turn back the clock by adding one of these serums to your anti-aging skin-care regimen.


Why You Might Want to Stop Using Beauty Products With Talc—Even Before Its Potential Ban

Here’s the low-down on what the restrictions mean for you, and what kinds of health risks are associated with talc.


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...


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...