Charcoal Masks: The Dangerous Viral Trend That Could Ruin Your Skin

There's a huge amount of buzz circulating around a fancy new face peel involving charcoal, chemicals, and adhesives. These black masks peel blackheads away and leave your skin smooth and soft…or so they claim. If

Sun Series Part Four: All About Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is on the rise. While some of this is due to better detection and diagnosis, the damage to the ozone layer has resulted in increased levels of UVA penetrating the atmosphere. UVA is

Sun Series Part III: Sunblock Myths

Myth 1: More SPF is Always Better Sun protection factor, or SPF, is a measure of how much UVB penetrates a sunscreen. The inverse of the SPF number is roughly how much UVB the sunscreen

The Facts of Light Part II: Sun and Skin

Your skin acts as a barrier between your body and the world. Its job is to keep your internal parts inside and the outside world out. When it comes to solar radiation, your skin is

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The Facts of Light: Part One, Sun Education Series

The sun has a huge impact on our skin's health. How huge? One in every five North Americans will develop skin cancer as a direct consequence of solar radiation. With our skin cells being constantly

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How Fish Oil Can Help Your Skin

You have probably heard by now that fish oil supplements are supposed to work wonders for your body. They help fight off aging, keep you healthy, and make your skin vibrant and smooth. But how?

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