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Skincare 101: 5 Products You Must Try This Summer

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A good skin care routine works year-round. However, when the summertime hits, and the sun greets us a bit harshly each day, we need to adapt a bit. That means introducing new skin care products that will provide better sun and discoloration defense and promote skin clarity and brightness. Skincare routines that work well for […]

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Sun-Kissed vs. Sun-Damaged Skin | Know the Difference

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When the summertime hits, we all like to show a bit more colour on our cheeks. That sun-kissed look everyone is chasing after, seems to be the epitome of beauty. But is there a difference between sun-kissed and sun-damaged skin, and how thin is the line between the two?  Today, we’re breaking down this topic, […]

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Dr. S. Shares — Natural Ways Hyaluronic Acid Can Help You

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The human body is a wondrous thing. It keeps going against all odds. It has mechanisms that ensure that everything runs without an issue.  Even the tiniest part of our bodies is perfectly aligned with others. And not only that, but it’s also aligned with other systems as well. But as we age, our bodies […]

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8 Tips for Protecting Your Skin This Summer

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Whether you’re into cottages, sipping wine on the patio, or taking kids to the splash pad, summer means outdoor time. While fresh air and sunshine can be enlivening, they can also be hazardous to our skin. The Ottawa Vein & Cosmetic Medical Clinic is dedicated to beautiful skin, so we’ve compiled a list of ways […]

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Acne Scars — Is It My Destiny to Have Them Forever?

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As frustrating as they are, acne are a common ailment of people of all skin types. So, if you think you’re the only one who had their skin cells turn on them and betray them, rest assured; you aren’t. What’s more, acne usually aren’t even the worst skin problem people face. They often leave behind […]

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We Can Age With Grace — Battling Crow’s Feet

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Some call them “laugh lines,” others refer to them as “crow’s feet” — it’s all a matter of perspective. No matter how you perceive them, the lines at the outer edge of your eye are a natural part of the ageing process. The face is the most expressive part of the entire body, and all […]

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7 Myths About Microneedling

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If you’re new to cosmetic procedures, you may just be hearing about microneedling for the first time. The notion of it can be daunting, especially for those who don’t like needles. However, this is a perfectly safe and painless procedure. The Ottawa Vein and Cosmetic Medical Clinic is here to debunk popular myths about microneedling, […]

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The Sun Doesn’t Have to Be Your Enemy — Dr. S. Shares

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While the sun is the primary source of life, just 15 to 20 minutes of exposure to it is enough to cause skin damage. Generally, exposure to too much sunlight can cause skin damage, heat exhaustion, vision issues, and premature ageing. Sunlight also poses a significant risk of developing skin cancer. Skin cancer is one […]

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Myths and Misconceptions — PRP Skin Rejuvenation Edition

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All of us experience the unfortunate reality of ageism. That’s why the list of youth-enhancing procedures keeps expanding. While most surgical procedures are complicated, less-invasive biological treatments are becoming more popular by the day. Platelet-rich plasma or PRP is a relatively recent treatment for skin rejuvenation. However, it is often linked with false or contradictory […]

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