Gatineau-White-Plan-Skin-Lightening-Softening-Toner-abloomnova.net_-800x741 Why is my skin hyper-pigmented?

Why is my skin hyper-pigmented?

If you have hyperpigmented skin – you may be wondering what’s causing it. According to Dr Axe, there are several types of hyperpigmentation that develop for various reasons. These types tend to cause different symptoms, some of which are easier to treat than others. The three main types of hyperpigmentation, along with their most common […]

La-Biosthetique-Anti-Age-Traitement-Levres-abloomnova.net_-721x800 Why wrinkles need collagen
Anti Aging, Gatineau

Why wrinkles need collagen

If you’ve not been lying under a rock, you’ll know that collagen is the anti-ageing holy grail. Collagen keeps skin resilient and joints working smoothly and provides the structure in the tissue that connects our organs—but past the ripe old age of 30, everyone’s collagen production declines. If you lose the collagen structure in your […]

Gatineau-Melatogenine-Futur-Plus-Anti-Wrinkle-Radiance-Mask-abloomnova.net_-800x704 What to expect during an anti-ageing facial
Anti Aging, Gatineau, Skin advice, Skincare Advice

What to expect during an anti-ageing facial

If you’ve noticed the signs of ageing on your skin, you’ll benefit from an anti-ageing facial. Do your research before you book and find a place that comes well-recommended. It’s also a good idea to have an idea of the sequence of events to allow you the best chance of relaxing and enjoying the experience. […]

Gatineau-Tonimasque-Toning-Cream-Mask-Masque-Creme-Tonifiant-abloomnova.net_-800x572 How to keep oily skin at bay
Gatineau, Oily skin

How to keep oily skin at bay

Oily skin may present its challenges, but once you set up a good skincare regime, it’s quite easy to control and keep at bay. According to Live Strong, oily skin, or seborrhea, is caused by overactive sebaceous glands, a condition that can be driven or exacerbated by hormones. Women with oily skin may see increased […]

Gatineau-Melatogenine-Refreshing-Cleansing-Cream-abloomnova.net_-800x722 How sweet almond oil can improve your skin

How sweet almond oil can improve your skin

Sweet almond oil is one of our favourite natural ingredients. It’s an incredible product of nature that not only smells great and tastes good but also is an incredible skincare ingredient. Almond oil takes the mighty, nutrition-rich almonds and transforms it into a powerful oil with incredible benefits. According to Dr Axe, though there are two main kinds of […]

Gatineau-Clear-Perfect-SOS-Stick-Blemish-Control-Roll-on-abloomnova.net_-800x717 What causes skin imperfections?
Acne, Demanding Skin, Gatineau, Problem skin

What causes skin imperfections?

What causes skin imperfections? There are so many reasons, according to LiveStrong… Identification Facial blemishes occur when pores clog with dead skin cells and sebum, a natural skin oil. When the clog occurs near the top layers of the skin, whiteheads or blackheads form. Deeper clogs cause pimples and acne cysts. Pimples and cysts look […]

Gatineau-Renew-7-Laser-Resurfacing-Serum-Intense-Smoothing-Effect-abloomnova.net_-800x738 How to get youthful smooth skin
Anti Aging, Gatineau

How to get youthful smooth skin

Want to know what happens to skin as it ages? According to Medlne Plus: The number of pigment-containing cells (melanocytes) decreases. The remaining melanocytes increase in size. Aging skin looks thinner, paler, and clear (translucent). Large pigmented spots, including age spots, liver spots, or lentigos, may appear in sun-exposed areas. Changes in the connective tissue […]

Gatineau-Aquamemory-High-Hydration-Cream-Mask-abloomnova.net_-800x592 Everything you needed to know about hydration masks (but were afraid to ask)

Everything you needed to know about hydration masks (but were afraid to ask)

Working, late nights, cold temperatures, sun exposure, exercise, showers – there’s a lot of moisture-sapping activities we subject our face to.  We know that our skin is made up largely of water and when it lacks an adequate supply it loses suppleness and elasticity, leading to those dreaded signs of ageing. So why are we […]