Storytime with Dr. G

June 13, 2017

Why Not All Hair Removal Methods are the Same

Summer took its time arriving in T.O. this year, but it’s here now and that means shorts and swimsuit weather is here too. It’s all good news until you realize that the last time you did much about… um… your body hair… was last summer. While it may not be your favourite thing to do,… Read More

May 23, 2017

The One Thing You’re Missing from Your Facial Skincare Regimen

Knowing how to keep your skin looking its best is not always easy. First, it’s probably a full-time job just to keep up with the sheer number of new products, techniques and advice that’s out there. Second, newsflash: your skin is unique to you. That crazily expensive serum that works wonders for your BFF might… Read More

May 10, 2017

Botox vs Dysport: What is the Difference?

Botox and Dysport are both forms of botulinum toxin type A which is a protein that works by relaxing targeted muscles. Biochemically, they are almost identical. Botox is made by Allergan and Dysport is made by Galderma. Dysport protein is slightly smaller so it works faster. Botox usually takes effect in 3-7 days while Dysport’s… Read More

May 04, 2017

How to Get More Beautiful While You Sleep

It’s no secret. A beauty sleep helps you look more rested, with fewer wrinkles and bags under your eyes. First of all, a ‘beauty’ sleep is just, well, proper sleep. Getting lots of good rest each night not only helps you look better, it helps your body repair itself, rejuvenate and reset so that you… Read More

April 17, 2017

The Anti-Aging Benefits of Retinol

Retinol could be your second best anti-aging tool after broad-spectrum sunscreen of course! Retinol is a vitamin A derivative and part of the retinoid family. It is considered a cosmetic ingredient and found mostly in skin care products. Prescription retinoid products such as Retin-A (tretinoin) and Tazorac (tazarotene) are more potent than retinol, but have… Read More

April 15, 2017

Getting to the Root of Good Looking Hair

Sure, you’re not just great hair, but when you consider that your hair might account for a larger portion of your overall look than even your face, it sure is important. But you’re probably going about your hair’s’ health the wrong way. Most people take care only of what the can see on their hair,… Read More