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Getting rid of acne can be a challenge. It’s even more challenging in Calgary, where the cold, dry weather means we need to take extra precautions to not over dry skin that is breaking out. (Over drying skin can cause skin to compensate for the dryness by producing more oil, which in turn can cause

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DID YOU KNOW ~ that Benzoyl peroxide (BPO) acts as an antiseptic/ antibacterial when applied to the skin? ??? Because P. acnes (the bacteria that causes #acne) can live in your pores (as it is a lipophilic, anaerobic bacteria), BPO works to reduce the amount of acne-causing bacteria. BPO also performs two additional functions: the first is oxidization.

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  • Posted on 2 03 2017
  • By Mikelle Watterworth
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Acne. It sucks. We all hate it.  But why do some people keep getting breakouts while others grow out of it?   The top contributing factors to acne breakouts are bacteria, oil, dead skin cells, hormones and inflammation. Each person dealing with acne has his or her own unique combination of those causes, making the

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DID YOU KNOW ~ That azelaic (ay-zeh-LAY-ick) acid is effective in improving a number of skin conditions, such as acne, rosacea, inflammation and hyperpigmentation? It is naturally present in the skin and is also found in other sources, including wheat, rye and barley. ??? Azelaic Acid is naturally antibacterial which makes it a great treatment

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  • Posted on 22 02 2017
  • By Marie Bertrand
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February is on its way out the door, and we are looking forward to spring! As always, we have had a blast (we firmly believe in having fun in all we do)!  The Grand Finale to laser hair removal month is a top ten count down about Laser Hair Removal. Without further ado, the top

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DID YOU KNOW ~ that L-ascorbic acid is more commonly known as vitamin C? ??? Although many people know that this vitamin is vital for a healthy immune system ???, few realize what an important ingredient it is for healthy skin. For example, vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant, which can help reverse skin damage

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  • Posted on 16 02 2017
  • By Mikelle Watterworth
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February is Laser Hair Removal month at SkinScience.  For this month we are all about laser hair removal. As many of you know, SkinScience recently purchased a new laser to add to our existing arsenal of tools!  One of the many things this new fabulous laser does is laser hair removal.  Being as it is

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Please note that the average person needs 6-8 treatments for optimal laser hair removal outcome. Pricing of $149 is for 1 treatment of the upper lip + chin (25cm2) + both underarms.  Please feel free to purchase a quantity of 6 treatments to secure this deal and get optimal results. Mandatory Laser Hair Removal Consultation (free of charge) prior

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