Category Archives: Body Skincare

Why Are Amino Acids so Important for Our Skin?

Amino acids can make your skin look and feel healthier. AA (Amino Acids) are essential in the skin renewal process, because they stimulate collagen and elastin production. Topical AA feed the skin with essential building blocks that:      Boost collagen      Increase hydration      Provide antioxidant protection      Promote cellular repair You can make a healthy difference in your …

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Preparing for Laser Treatments

Dr. Shehla Ebrahim and our team of Laser Technicians recommend that you come in for a complimentary consultation prior to scheduling a laser treatment. There are many different types of lasers, each designed for specific treatments. During your consultation, we invite you to ask questions and voice any concerns. After hearing your goals, Dr. Ebrahim …

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How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?

Unwanted body hair can feel like a serious problem, and while conventional treatments can work, often it’s only for a very short time. Laser hair removal continues to be ranked one of the top five minimally invasive cosmetic procedures in Canada. It is a great option for people who want a permanent reduction of hair …

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BOTOX® Cosmetic Benefits Go Beyond Beauty

Known primarily as a wrinkle reducer, BOTOX® Cosmetic can accomplish a wide range of benefits, depending on your unique needs. In addition to helping you achieve a more youthful appearance, BOTOX® injections can also minimize symptoms caused by two bothersome medical concerns: migraines (severe headaches) and hyperhidrosis. Hyperhidrosis is the medical term for excessive sweating, …

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How to Achieve Beautiful, Soft, Healthy Skin Fast

Want beautiful, smooth skin that feels like velvet and also heals quickly? At our luxurious skincare practice, team member Dione has been taking GliSODin Nutraceutical supplements for the past few weeks. She recently had surgery, and at the one-week check-up her surgeon was impressed with rate of healing on the incision site. Her swelling reduced …

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The Facts About Excessive Sweating

Excessive sweating seriously affects the quality of life. Hyperhidrosis affects approximately 3% of the population—some 950,000 Canadians. Many sufferers report embarrassment when sweating in the hands, underarms, and feet, and they believe this can give the wrong impression in business and personal situations. It can also have an emotional, social, and physical impact on sufferers. Fortunately, our …

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The Fight Against Skin Aging: A Review of Diet and Nutraceutical Interventions

Optimizing skin youthfulness requires a healthful diet further supported by nutritional supplements. This combination can assist with the body’s dietary needs and help to reduce metabolic attacks from internal and external influences. Nutraceuticals, which are dietary supplements, include a number of vitamins, Coenzyme Q10, essential fatty acids, proteins, peptides, and amino acids. Skin, the largest …

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Stem Cells and the Science Behind Skin Care

One of the most common misconceptions regarding topical skin care products is that the results come from one key ingredient. In actual fact, the product as a WHOLE leads to the product’s ability to deliver its purported benefits. Our experienced physician, Dr. Shehla Ebrahim, explains how topical treatments work. Cosmetic products consist of a range …

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