From DIY remedies, to topical medication, to what you should or shouldn’t be eating—there’s a ton of information about the causes and cures for acne. With so many magazine articles and products offering a solution to your pimple problems, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out what’s fact or fiction. It’s time to clear things up, and we’re not just talking about your skin. We’re here to decode 7 myths about acne and why they are just that—myths.
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Whether you have listened to your mom and remember sunscreen every day, or you’ve suffered some cringeworthy sunburns (like most of us), it’s never too late to recommit to your skin health. Here are sun damage treatments you can do in the summer without risking added sun sensitivity.
Some men have their skin health under control. Others could use a little nudge. Either way, these 5 tips are a must know for every guy.
According to the Canadian Dermatology Association, 53% of melanoma skin cancers are discovered by the patients themselves. That means that YOU are your biggest defense against skin cancer. Self skin checks are easy to do, but even easier to forget to do. Check out this great solution to help you remember!
From macaroni necklaces to sloppy kisses, kids give us a million reasons to smile every day. But now, it’s time to smooth out some of those laugh lines—whether they’re your own or those of the woman you’ve brought joy to through the years.
Everyone has that one friend who just…glows. No matter what time of day it is, she (or he) always looks refreshed and radiant. Odds are the secret to their fresh look is something you CAN’T really see—their pores! With a little spring cleaning, you can minimize the appearance of your pores. Check out these pore-reduction options.
At Compass Dermatology, we love lips any time of the year, but Valentine’s Day inspired us to share our favourite facts about these marvelous messengers.
This year, make it your resolution to share your secret to looking and feeling great with your BFF.
We've likely all been on both ends of a last-minute gift grab (think: fuzzy socks, a Snuggie, or a classic fruitcake). Instead of caving to the cliched gifts that line the aisles of the big-box stores, why not give a gift that will knock the stockings off your loved ones?
There's no better time than fall if you are considering a vein treatment. It’s the ultimate chance to plan ahead and get the most out of next summer.
Rich colors, chilly air, hot cider, and cozy sweaters. Yes—fall is here. Celebrate the season with a new healthy-skin product or procedure. Here’s what our staff is loving this fall.
Getting adequate sleep is critical to your overall wellness, including the health of your skin. Find out how to give your skin a fighting chance.
More time in the sun means more damage to your melanocyte cells (found at the bottom layer of our skin), but that doesn't mean an end to your summer sunbathing.
Sensitive, red, flaky patches of skin on your face or hands could be pre-cancerous spots known as actinic keratoses—but you don't have to live with them.
Don’t ruin your weekend getaway by forgetting the important stuff. Check out our must-haves before you hit the road.