Storytime with Dr. G

March 27, 2018

How to Prevent Acne

For many people, acne isn’t just a problem in their teen years. Acne can affect anyone regardless of age or gender. Your skin type, hormones and skin care routine can all contribute to the chances of suffering an acne outbreak. Of all those underlying causes, there’s really only one you can control. So it makes… Read More

February 25, 2018

4 Good Skincare Tips for a Bad Toronto Winter

Yuck! It’s been cold, snowy and there’s no telling when the sun will shine again. It’s been a nastier than normal winter here in Toronto and not even the groundhogs gave us a sign that it will soon be over. Aside from making it more difficult to stay warm and comfortable, a winter like this… Read More

November 14, 2017

3 ways to Minimize or Eliminate Excessive Sweating

Excessive sweating is one of the great marvels of our body. Just like the air conditioning system in your home, your body automatically sweats to help cool itself down when its temperature rises. But, despite how amazing this natural defence against overheating is, few if any of us care to be sweaty outside of the… Read More

November 09, 2017

Melasma

What is melasma? Melasma is the term used to describe pigmentation related to hormone changes and ultraviolet (UV) rays that appears as symmetrical patches most often on the cheeks, bridge of the nose, forehead, chin and upper lip. What triggers melasma? 1. Sun exposure: Ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun stimulates the melanocytes. Even a… Read More

October 25, 2017

Microneedling

Microneedling creates thousands of microscopic channels in the skin and can be categorized as either medical or cosmetic. There are many different types of microneedling devices including rollers, stamps and electronic devices. Cosmetic microneedling devices contain needles that are 0.1 to 0.3mm in length and create microscopic channels to increase the absorption of topical products… Read More

July 17, 2017

What You Don’t Know About SPF Could Damage Your Beautiful Skin

As summer kicks into high gear, we hope you’re enjoying some time outside in the warm weather. And we hope you’re taking steps to protect your skin, either with protective clothing, or, when you’re at the pool or beach for a swim, with a good sunscreen. Most of us know about SPF, the number on… Read More