1,250 Canadians will die of melanoma this year—you don’t have to be a part of that statistic. Did you know that you are your best defense against skin cancer? 10 minutes could save your life—here's how to give yourself a thorough skin cancer screening:
The royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is quickly approaching, and just like any bride, she's prepping herself for the big day. It’s understandable that when dealing with pressing concerns like dress fittings, selecting the perfect shoes, and finalizing floral arrangements, there’s a chance you may have overlooked one small, but important, detail—your skin.
Winter has come and gone, but left behind a chilling effect—fine lines. Due to the cold temperatures and dry air, you may have noticed new wrinkles that were barely there in the fall or even a slight drooping in the jaw. With a forecast of brighter days ahead, spring is the perfect time for anti-aging treatments. With a few months before summertime, you'll have just the right amount of time to fully recover from treatments and avoid exposing sensitive, post-treatment skin to the sun.
Whoever you're treating this Valentine's Day, you can do better than a last minute trip to the drugstore. Here are a few of our favourite gift ideas that will take care of everyone on your list—including yourself:
With a new year comes the list of resolutions we’re all guilty of giving up on after a month or two. What if we told you we have a resolution you can stick to that doesn’t involve going to the gym? Your skincare products have an expiration date and, just like 2017, they can expire after just 365 days. Check out our chart to determine if it’s time to throw away last year's products.
‘Tis the season for family gatherings and Christmas parties, but late nights and a loaded schedule throughout the holidays can lead to tired eyes, dull skin, and cracked hands. If you’re already stressing over the long list of commitments you’ve made over the next month, no worries—we’re here to handle any skin issues you may have this holiday season. Your skin will be looking merry and bright with one (or more) of our treatments.
Superstars like Christie Brinkley are revealing the secret to their ageless looks. The best part? No needles, no surgery, no downtime. You no longer have to go under the knife to tighten and tone your skin. We’re unveiling our latest procedure and the wonders it can perform for the brows, face, neck, and chest—Ultherapy.
Turkey neck, gobbler, wattle—the bulge of drooping or crepey skin under your chin has tons of funny nicknames, but for those who have one are barely cracking a smile. Some hide under scarves or turtlenecks, while others undergo invasive plastic surgery. Thankfully, we have better solutions to your neck needs that will fit your schedule and lifestyle:
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.
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.