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3 supplements that can aggravate acne

Supplements are something that many people consider taking when they want a more natural, holistic approach to health.   If you are someone, who has considered taking a supplement for your health and have acne-prone skin, there are some things you should consider before choosing your supplements.   A...

Soothe Eczema, Naturally – an inside-out approach

Soothing Eczema, Naturally – An inside out approach   Eczema, commonly known as Atopic Dermatitis, is one of the most frequently diagnosed conditions in Canada. It affects 10-15% of children, many of whom are still affected by it in their adulthood.   Eczema is very often confused to be...

The Acne Diet: Eating right for acne-prone skin

Diet is not a word I am fond of. As a naturopathic doctor, I am an advocate of making sustainable and healthy food choices to support one’s skin health. Hippocrates once said, “Let food be thy medicine.” Simply put, our diet has a profound effect on...

DIY Hair Mask

Hair loss in both men and women, can be disheartening and frustrating. It is stressful to see clumps of hair fall off every time we brush our hair or take a shower. The most frequent question I get in my practice is – “What can...

What’s causing your hair loss?

  Have you ever taken a shower or brushed your hair and noticed so much of it on the floor? Having clumps of hair fall out can be extremely disheartening and frustrating. Although losing hair is often blamed on growing old, most of the times, it...

How to choose a natural sunscreen

Chemical sunscreens have filters that are shown to have hormone-disrupting and toxic properties.  Utilizing sunscreens containing these ingredients can perpetuate several skin conditions, infertility, allergies or cancers. As we bid adieu to the winter blues, summer comes with warm weather and its own set of issues....