Alumier Skin Experts / July 30, 2019

Our skin goes through so much on a daily basis. Taking care of our skin is so important. It is what faces the world and the health of it is…

Alumier Skin Experts / July 30, 2019

Chaque jour, notre peau fait face Ă  de nombreuses agressions extĂ©rieures. Prendre soin de notre peau est essentiel. Il s’agit de notre rempart face au monde extĂ©rieur, et sa santĂ© est cruciale Ă  notre bien-ĂŞtre. Ma propre peau a dĂ©jĂ  vĂ©cu tant d’aventures, de mon premier…

Alumier Skin Experts / July 19, 2019

There has been much ado about mineral sunscreens and all that buzz needs to be heeded. Why? Simply because the chemicals that are found in chemical sunscreens seep into our bloodstream. Yes, you read that right….

Alumier Skin Experts / July 19, 2019

On a beaucoup parlĂ© des Ă©crans solaires minĂ©raux ces derniers temps, et tout ce tapage mĂ©rite d’être entendu. Pourquoi ? Tout simplement parce que les produits chimiques prĂ©sents dans les Ă©crans solaires chimiques pĂ©nètrent dans notre sang. Oui,…

Alumier Skin Experts / July 5, 2019

Exfoliation is one of the essential key skincare practices which helps you looking fresh-faced.  However, did you know that winter exfoliation is different from the summer version? Your skin is now getting maximum exposure to the elements thanks to rising temps, stronger sun…

Alumier Skin Experts / July 5, 2019

L’exfoliation fait partie des Ă©tapes de soin essentielles pour vous aider Ă  afficher une peau naturellement Ă©clatante.  Mais saviez-vous que l’exfoliation hivernale est diffĂ©rente de celle pratiquĂ©e en…

Alumier Skin Experts / June 21, 2019

When it comes to putting your best face forward, it can be a challenge when you’ve got acne. Not only does it throw a wrench into your…

Steph Eusler / June 21, 2019

Vous montrer sous votre meilleur jour peut devenir un vĂ©ritable dĂ©fi lorsque vous avez de l’acnĂ©. L’acnĂ© peut non seulement entraver tout votre processus de maquillage (un peu plus de correcteur ?…

Alumier Skin Experts / June 7, 2019

Practicing safe sun to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays is a fact that can be filed under Skincare 101. Whether the forecast calls for cloudy or sunny skies, sunscreen should be a…

Alumier Skin Experts / June 7, 2019

Ne pas oublier votre protection solaire afin de protĂ©ger votre peau des rayons UV nocifs du soleil peut ĂŞtre considĂ©rĂ© comme l’une des Ă©tapes essentielles des soins de peau. Que les prĂ©visions indiquent un temps nuageux ou un ciel ensoleillĂ©, la crème solaire doit ĂŞtre un Ă©lĂ©ment de…

Alumier Skin Experts / May 13, 2019

AlumierMD is not just a brand that offers you beautiful packaging and luxurious products that deliver exceptional results. We are committed to offering you clean chemistry and corrective formulas. Our product development team are at the forefront of product and ingredient…

Alumier Skin Experts / May 10, 2019

With it being Melanoma Awareness Month, we wanted to take a closer look at this serious form of skin cancer. When it comes to practicing safe sun care, logic dictates…

Alumier Skin Experts / May 10, 2019

En ce mois de sensibilisation au mĂ©lanome, nous voulions examiner de plus près cette forme grave de cancer de la peau. Pour se protĂ©ger du soleil, la logique…

Alumier Skin Experts / April 26, 2019

Often mistaken for acne, eczema or an allergic reaction, rosacea is the chronic inflammation of the skin, which leaves a reddish appearance. Even though there are treatments available to help soothe…

Alumier Skin Experts / April 26, 2019

Souvent confondue avec l’acnĂ©, l’eczĂ©ma ou une rĂ©action allergique, la couperose est une inflammation chronique de la peau qui lui confère un aspect rougeâtre. MĂŞme si certains traitements disponibles permettent d’apaiser la peau, il peut parfois s’avĂ©rer difficile de repĂ©rer ce qui dĂ©clenche les…

Alumier Skin Experts / April 12, 2019

Sure, this may not be the most appealing subject matter but we need to get real — about rosacea. What causes it? Are the rumours true? Could Demodex mites be the culprit? Yes, I said “mites” and it’s exactly what you’re thinking. But rest assured these mites are a perfectly natural part…

Alumier Skin Experts / April 12, 2019

C’est vrai, ce n’est peut-ĂŞtre pas le sujet le plus sĂ©duisant qui soit, mais nous devons nous montrer rĂ©alistes Ă  propos de la couperose. Quelles en…

Alumier Skin Experts / March 22, 2019

Lorsqu’il s’agit des soins de la peau, nous sommes parfois tellement submergĂ©s par les affirmations audacieuses des fabricants que nous ne rĂ©flĂ©chissons pas aux vĂ©ritables ingrĂ©dients prĂ©sents dans les produits. C’est Ă©trange lorsqu’on y pense, surtout si l’on considère le temps et…

Alumier Skin Experts / March 22, 2019

When it comes to skincare, sometimes we get so swept up by the manufacturer’s bold proclamations that we don’t give a second thought to the actual ingredients that are in the products. This is odd, if you think about it, considering…

Alumier Skin Experts / February 14, 2019

What’s the first thing you notice when you look in the mirror? Your eyes and what surrounds them. Whether you’re all puffy from that red-eye flight or from a bad night of sleep, or they are simply highlighting your hereditary elements such…

Alumier Skin Experts / February 14, 2019

Quelle est la première chose que vous remarquez lorsque vous vous regardez dans un miroir ? Vos yeux et la zone qui les entoure. Que vos yeux soient gonflĂ©s après un long vol sans sommeil…

Alumier Skin Experts / February 1, 2019

Dès que l’hiver est lĂ , nous nous emmitouflons dans des vĂŞtements chauds mais nous oublions parfois que mĂŞme notre peau exposĂ©e a besoin d’être dorlotĂ©e durant cette saison. C’est un fait : notre peau paie le prix fort…

Alumier Skin Experts / February 1, 2019

As soon as winter hits, we bundle up for warmth but sometimes we forget that even our exposed skin needs their TLC during this season. Fact: our skin pays quite the price during the winter months. Even the most “normal” of skin types can…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 18, 2019

Plus grand organe du corps, la peau est en constant renouvellement. Outre la rĂ©gĂ©nĂ©ration cutanĂ©e qui a lieu tous les 28 jours, la pigmentation de la peau est Ă©galement…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 17, 2019

As the largest organ of the body, the skin is constantly changing. In addition to skin regeneration that happens every 28 days, the skin’s pigment is also quite active. Sunspots, age spots and uneven skin…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 11, 2019

Most chemical sunscreen filters are made up of small particles that are absorbed into the skin.  Examples include oxybenzone, octinoxate, homosalate, octisalate and octocrylene. Some of these particles have even been found in plasma and urine [1]. By contrast, physical sunscreen ingredients like zinc oxide…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 3, 2019

Dilshad Burman, reporter/rĂ©dactrice de contenu Web pour CityNews et 680 NEWS Ă  Toronto, nous explique pourquoi AlumierMD est devenu un alliĂ© de choix dans son parcours vers une peau saine, sans…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 3, 2019

Dilshad Burman, web content writer/reporter for Toronto’s CityNews & 680 NEWS, shares her reasons why AlumierMD became her perfect companion in her journey towards healthy, blemish-free skin. Tell us about your personal experience with your skin? I’ve had a…

Alumier Skin Experts / December 14, 2018

Avec dĂ©cembre arrive la fraĂ®cheur, mais Ă©galement quelques idĂ©es de cadeaux plutĂ´t sympas ! Cette annĂ©e, dĂ©couvrez ces cinq produits exceptionnels qui vous offriront tout au long de l’annĂ©e 2019 une peau digne des plus belles photos d’Instagram ! EverActive C&E®…

Alumier Skin Experts / December 14, 2018

December brings with colder temps but also some pretty hot gift giving ideas! This year check out these fab five products which will always deliver on some gorgeous Insta-worthy skin moments to last in 2019! EverActive C&E® Making its…

Alumier Skin Experts / November 30, 2018

We’ve all been there. When we notice something is off about our skin. The complexion is clear but it’s lacking a certain sense of vibrancy and we’re left wondering “when did I start looking so dull?” Sure, we get it. Life is life. There are deadlines, cheat days that…

Alumier Skin Experts / November 30, 2018

On est toutes dĂ©jĂ  passĂ©es par lĂ . Notre reflet n’a pas bonne mine. Le teint est clair, mais la peau a perdu son Ă©clat. Et…

Alumier Skin Experts / November 19, 2018

Les vacances de fin d’annĂ©e arrivent bientĂ´t : prĂ©parez votre peau et votre maquillage pour les fĂŞtes ! Pour commencer, prĂ©parez votre peau Un beau maquillage commence par une peau saine et Ă©clatante : c’est le secret pour rĂ©ussir un maquillage soignĂ© qui dure longtemps. Consultez votre professionnel des soins de…

Alumier Skin Experts / November 19, 2018

The festive season is nearly here and it’s time to get your skincare and makeup routine party-ready! First—Prep That Skin Beautiful makeup begins with healthy glowing skin and is the secret to achieving a long-lasting and well-applied makeup look.  Speak with…

Alumier Skin Experts / November 5, 2018

Lorsque la tempĂ©rature baisse et que la rigueur du climat s’installe, le moment est venu d’offrir Ă  votre peau un peu plus d’attention. Mais vous avez l’impression d’être laissĂ©e toute seule dehors, submergĂ©e par une vague glaciale, parce que votre peau sensible vous empĂŞche…

Alumier Skin Experts / November 5, 2018

When the temperature drops and the harsher weather moves in, this is when you need to give your skin some extra TLC. Do you feel left out in the cold when it comes to taking advantage of amazing skincare options out there, because…

Alumier Skin Experts / October 28, 2018

Why should I use sunscreen? It is well known that the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation causes skin cancer and premature skin aging. A 2011 study from Australia reported that…

Alumier Skin Experts / October 19, 2018

Levez la main si le visage rouge et boursouflĂ© de Samantha dans Sex and the City vous vient Ă  l’esprit lorsque vous envisagez de faire un peeling chimique. Eh…

Alumier Skin Experts / October 19, 2018

What is a chemical peel? Chemical peels cause intentional damage to the epidermis and/or dermis with the goal of stimulating new tissue to improve skin texture and tone. Chemical peels have been used dating back to Ancient Egypt. Cleopatra used…

Alumier Skin Experts / October 7, 2018

Vous savez ce qui est gĂ©nial ? Recevoir enfin un traitement AlumierMD personnalisĂ© pour le problème de peau que vous cherchiez Ă  rĂ©gler depuis un moment. Et vous savez ce qui est encore mieux ? Que les rĂ©sultats de ce traitement durent plus d’un jour après que vous l’ayez…

Alumier Skin Experts / October 7, 2018

Do you know what’s amazing? Finally getting a customized AlumierMD treatment for that skin issue you’ve been meaning to address. You know what’s even more amazing? Having the results of said treatment last more than a…

Alumier Skin Experts / September 24, 2018

A little-known fact that not everyone may know is, that when it comes to certain ingredients, the freshness of that ingredient really does matter. When choosing ingredients for your skin be mindful that some may…

Alumier Skin Experts / September 13, 2018

So we are all taught that getting A’s in school is the best right? However, I am here to say there is nothing wrong with a C as well, as long as you did your personal best. This can be applied to both your grades and your chosen…

Alumier Skin Experts / August 21, 2018

These days it is not hard to find an article on the benefits of getting all your vitamins for your health, but did you know that you need to add them to your skin care routine as well? Delivering topical nutrients will have a more…

Alumier Skin Experts / August 9, 2018

So now that we are halfway through the summer and it seems to be on fast forward it may be time to start thinking about the fall.  Now I know that everyone is using their physical non-absorbing broad-spectrum sun protection every day, however,…

Alumier Skin Experts / July 23, 2018

Think of a free radical as a thief, a small-time thief, that steals little things.  Losing something small doesn’t hurt….right?  Well hold on a minute, there is more to it. A free radical wants to…

Alumier Skin Experts / June 29, 2018

Everyone by now should know that one of the key defenses against aging is to wear your broad-spectrum sun protection diligently, every day of the year. Did you…

Alumier Skin Experts / June 4, 2018

My sister always wanted to follow in our mum’s footsteps. Mum is Jane Hiscock, the author of the VTCT Beauty Therapy NVQ. I was never…

Alumier Skin Experts / May 22, 2018

Sunscreen is one of the best anti-aging products out there, not to mention being completely essential in everyday life for protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful rays which can cause fine lines, wrinkles, dehydration, pigmentation, melasma and skin cancer….

Alumier Skin Experts / September 13, 2017

We all know that sugar is bad for us–we shouldn’t consume too much as it has negative effects on the body and mind. But did you know that sugar doesn’t just affect your internal health, but also the look…

Alumier Skin Experts / July 14, 2017

AlumierMD’s Hydra Clarite Moisturizer and AluminEye® were featured in the July issue of Elegant Magazine.

Alumier Skin Experts / June 2, 2017

A lightweight, hydrating serum that combines moisturizing and anti-aging ingredients to reduce the signs of aging for all skin types.

Alumier Skin Experts / May 26, 2017

Free of parabins, sulfates and dyes, this light quick drying sunscreen is ideal for sensitive skin and acne-prone skin.

Alumier Skin Experts / March 7, 2017

Celebrating women has become more important than ever–especially given the current political climate. Women are exerting their power, and making their voices heard. While we still have a ways to go in terms of equality,…

Alumier Skin Experts / March 6, 2017

It is no wonder many of us approach retinoids with trepidation.

Alumier Skin Experts / March 3, 2017

AlumierMD Retinol Resurfacing Serum 1.0 uses microencapsulation retinol (acting like a shuttle to carry and release retinoids into skin cells).

Alumier Skin Experts / February 10, 2017

Although it may be winter, it’s awards season! Time to ogle all the celebrities’ beautiful gowns, hair and makeup–a bright spot in the endless loop of cold, grey days. Between the Golden Globes, the SAG Awards, the Oscars…

Alumier Skin Experts / February 6, 2017

The Alumier MD Moisture Matte Sunscreen is available in ivory, sand and amber. This sunscreen absorbs excess oil to create a matte finish.

Alumier Skin Experts / February 3, 2017

Sensitive Skin feature showcasing AlumierMD SensiCalm Cleanser which helps treat vulnerable skin.

Alumier Skin Experts / December 6, 2016

The November issue of The Kit features Alumier MD’s brightening eye cream AluminEye®

Alumier Skin Experts / October 14, 2016

Intense weather systems travel up the eastern seaboard, resulting in snow and more snow. It’s wet and windy, which can cause serious skin flare-ups, especially for those with…

Alumier Skin Experts / October 14, 2016

AlumierMD’s AluminEye® is featured in this month’s Elle Canada Magazine.

Alumier Skin Experts / October 7, 2016

Fall issue of Real Style Magazine featured Alumier MD’s Hydralight Night Moisturizer.

Alumier Skin Experts / September 20, 2016

New to our beauty radar is the science-based skincare company AlumierMD, which marries in-clinic skincare treatments with at-home products that bring only the best ingredients to your beauty routine. Our current fave: the AluminEye® Brightening Eye Cream, which aims to reduce the appearance of dark circles, puffiness and…

Alumier Skin Experts / September 20, 2016

I found a ray of light when I was offered the chance to get a facial with the folks from Alumier MD. I did my best to squeeze a session into…

Alumier Skin Experts / September 20, 2016

Amanpreet talks about the Alumier MD Retinol Eye Gel in this months Elevate Magazine.

Alumier Skin Experts / September 20, 2016

The product’s inclusion of aloe vera extract will calm your skin and soothe redness, while vitamin B5, sodium hyaluronate and gluconolactone work together to hydrate and soften your skin for a smooth, youthful and radiant complexion. Slather…

Alumier Skin Experts / March 4, 2016

In an independent clinical study where only AlumierMD home care treatment products were used, after 56 days of treatment, 82% of subjects said that the treatment penetrates and cleans up pores. 76% of the subjects felt that their skin was softer and smoother. 71% of the subjects noticed that the…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

Hinokitiol, otherwise known as Beta-Thujaplicin, is an organic compound extracted from the oils of the western red cedar tree. It was discovered in the 1930s by First Nations people, and used for medicinal purposes. Hinokitiol is a superpower ingredient that has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, anti-fungal…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

When we eat food, the body breaks down carbohydrates into sugars like glucose and fructose, which are the essential fuels for cells and energy metabolism. Glycation is the non-enzymatic reaction between sugars, such as glucose, and proteins, lipids or nucleic acids (1).  This process was first described in 1912…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

Hyperpigmentation Hyperpigmentation occurs when excess melanin causes a darkened appearance to the skin in either small or large areas. Pigmentation is the natural colour of a person’s skin and it is related to melanin production. Melanin protects skin cells and their DNA by absorbing…