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It’s Never Too Early To Get Your adolescent Started On A Skincare Regimen

Nadia Lam

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It’s Never Too Early To Get Your adolescent Started On A Skincare Regimen

There are a plethora of reasons why it’s never too early to get your teen started on a healthy skincare regimen.  I’m pretty sure that all of us have some form of skincare regret that started with the line, “ I wish I had known”, or “I wish someone had told me”. These same grievances  do not have to be repeated by our children. We live in a time where now more than ever, information is easily accessible and products, even more so . But aside from avoiding possible regrets, there are some very good reasons why a skincare regimen...


Transitioning your Skincare into Fall

Nadia Lam

Transitioning your Skincare into Fall

Living in Toronto, we are no strangers to the rapid dip in temperatures that transition us from hot balmy weather to frigid temperatures seemingly overnight (and sometimes literally overnight).  So how do we prepare our skin for the cooler temperatures of fall? Here are a few tips that should take your skin from drab and dry to soft and supple all year round. 1. Get familiar with the ingredient, Hyaluronic AcidIf you haven't even heard of Hyaluronic Acid, you will definitely want to get to know this ingredient especially when you know the moisture boosting benefits of it. Over time,...


Know Your Ingredients

Nadia Lam

Know Your Ingredients

There are chemicals that are helpful to us and chemicals that are downright dangerous.  Below is a discussion of just a few of the worst offenders. Below that is a list of chemicals that will help repair and heal the skin rather than destroy it.  Knowledge is key to understanding what’s right for the skin and what is not. With this information you’ll be able to have the knowledge to know what to look out for in ingredients. Chemicals that Harm Benzene Benzene is known to be a carcinogen. Harmful amounts may be absorbed through the skin; it is irritating...


What to Expect During and After Dermaplaning

Nadia Lam

What to Expect During and After Dermaplaning

What to Expect During & After Dermaplaning As your aesthetician, I will perform a thorough skin analysis prior to your first dermaplaning treatment. If dermaplaning is not appropriate for your skin, you will be informed and an alternative treatment will be recommended instead. Maximum results are achieved by participating in a series of treatments plus a home care regimen to follow. I will review your current daily routine and skin care products, advise you on which products you should continue to use, and recommend any additional products or changes to your routine to enhance your desired outcome. I take every...


How to care for your Lips

Nadia Lam

How to care for your Lips

  Our lips are responsible for smiling, eating, talking, kissing and more.  It’s only fair that we provide it with the best care possible by using gentle scrubs and moisturizing lip balms to keep them soft and kissable xo Did you know that the skin on our lips is far thinner than the skin on the rest of our bodies??  The top layer of the skin, known as the epidermis, has a protective layer called the stratum corneum, which in the lips, is much thinner and more transparent.  That’s why the lips have a pink shading because we can see through the...