Fall Into Fresh Skin

Rod LaRocque

Fall Into Fresh Skin Time to Rejuvenate Author : Nigelle Fredette  Editor : Jennifer J. Lacelle  Date : September 29, 2021 With autumn already here, we can reflect on our fun summer days and embrace the cooler temperatures. The vivid hues of red, orange, brown and yellow add a final touch of colour before the winter graces us with a blanket of snow. Most importantly, as we bid farewell to the hot sun, we need to start thinking about our skin and the potential harm it has endured over the summer months. Many of us enjoy basking in the sun,...

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What is Your Skin?

Rod LaRocque

What is Your Skin? Freckles, Moles and More Author/Editor: Jennifer J. Lacelle  Date : September 1, 2021 Skin is important to bodily health, and not just because it holds all the insides… well, inside. You can probably guess a person’s age or health just by taking a good look at their skin, the older we get the looser it becomes.  If someone has jaundice then their skin will discolour to a shade of yellow; it signifies an illness like hepatitis, gallstones or tumours, for example. Skin weighs approximately one seventh of your total body mass, and is our largest organ. It helps...

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Here Comes the Sun!

Rod LaRocque

Here Comes the Sun! Author : Nigelle Fredette  Editor : Kelly Louiseize  Date : June 17, 2021   We all love a beautiful sunny morning. Somehow it puts an instant smile on my face. But before stepping out, I need to hydrate and protect my skin. Morning routines may vary but the following steps has helped protect my skin and reduce sun damage for 30 years. I trust our in-office line AllumierMD. My morning routine starts with Purifying Gel Cleanser followed by Bright and Light toner, which is free of dyes, parabens, phthalates, animal cruelty and artificial fragrance.  A serum of...

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Missing Smiles

Rod LaRocque

Missing Smiles Author : Nigelle Fredette Editor : Jennifer J. Lacelle Date : May 7, 2021 Now that we’re wearing masks everywhere we go, I noticed myself smiling but receiving no response from people because my smile is hiding behind the fabric affixed to my face.   I’ve noticed that missing just this little bit of connection with people has been very difficult emotionally. So, I’ve been putting some thought on how to improve it. Conclusion: all we see are eyes! What can I do so people notice my smile through my eyes? Looking closely at my eyes, and others’, I...

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