Storytime with Dr. G

October 25, 2017

What is Microneedling and What Does it Do?

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 to Know About SPF And It’s Protection

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

June 20, 2017

Supplements and Medications The Causes Increased Injection Bruising

Everybody bruises and some of us are just more prone to it than others. Aside from certain medical conditions and prescription medications, age, supplements and over the counter medications can increase your chance of bruising. As a people age, they bruise more easily because the layer of fat under the skin becomes thinner and small… Read More

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

What 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 Versus 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 Sleeping

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