Alumier Skin Experts / February 27, 2020

What is dermaplaning? “Excuse me while I set up my scalpel
” Wait, what? If you’ve ever wondered what the increasingly popular treatment known as dermaplaning is all about, allow us to fill you in. For starters, it’s executed using a scalpel,…

Alumier Skin Experts / February 27, 2020

Qu’est-ce que le dermaplaning? « Ne bougez pas, je vais prendre mon scalpel… » . Attendez, comment ? Si vous ne savez pas en quoi consiste le soin de plus en plus populaire…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 29, 2020

A part of what makes AlumierMD so unique in its formulations can be summed up into one word: Strategic. As you continue your journey with the brand, this term becomes…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 29, 2020

Si les formulations d’AlumierMD sont uniques, c’est en grande partie grĂące Ă  notre approche stratĂ©gique. Plus vous vous familiariserez avec notre marque, plus ce terme prendra tout son sens. L’adjectif « stratĂ©gique » signifie soigneusement conçu pour remplir un objectif…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 9, 2020

With an overwhelming number of skincare products available everywhere from online to the grocery store, it’s almost expected that one would be confused with understanding how…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 9, 2020

Compte tenu de la quantitĂ© de produits de soins pour la peau disponible partout, en ligne comme dans les supermarchĂ©s, il est presque normal d’avoir du mal Ă  comprendre quand et…

Alumier Skin Experts / December 19, 2019

2019 has been a solid year for this fabulous group of best sellers and award winners! When it comes to skincare, hydration is key and it seems that you all got that memo! Out of all of our offerings, the best-sellers are our super-hydrating products that enhance the skin’s natural…

Alumier Skin Experts / December 19, 2019

2019 a Ă©tĂ© une grande annĂ©e pour cette sĂ©lection fabuleuse de produits primĂ©s les plus vendus! Quel produit: AluminEyeℱ Type de peau: Tous les types de peau Pourquoi : AluminEyeℱ est une crĂšme luxueuse pour…

Alumier Skin Experts / December 5, 2019

When it comes to vitamins, no one can deny that they are essential. But, in terms of skincare, is there a difference in effectiveness whether you take vitamins internally or topically? When it comes to a specific vitamin, vitamin C to be exact, the answer is a resounding ‘YES’. Let’s…

Alumier Skin Experts / December 5, 2019

Quand il s’agit des vitamines, force est de constater qu’elles sont essentielles. Mais en termes de soin de la peau, y a-t-il une diffĂ©rence au niveau de l’efficacitĂ© entre une ingestion et une application par voie topique ?…

Alumier Skin Experts / November 21, 2019

When winter hits, you can feel it in your bones and definitely on your skin. This is the perfect time to hone in on your skin’s changing needs. The transition from summer heat to wintery cold can be quite…

Alumier Skin Experts / November 21, 2019

Lorsque l’hiver arrive, vous pouvez le sentir jusque dans vos os et incontestablement sur votre peau. C’est le moment idĂ©al pour vous concentrer sur les nouveaux besoins de votre peau. Passer de la…

Alumier Skin Experts / November 11, 2019

When the temps fall the first thing we think of is changing our wardrobe and bringing in comfy layers and cozy fabrics. It may be news to you but it’s also important to rejig your…

Alumier Skin Experts / November 11, 2019

Lorsque les tempĂ©ratures baissent, la premiĂšre chose Ă  laquelle nous pensons, c’est changer notre garde-robe et enfiler des couches chaudes et des tissus confortables. Vous ne le saviez peut-ĂȘtre pas, mais il est tout aussi important de rĂ©viser votre routine…

Alumier Skin Experts / October 10, 2019

Hyperpigmentation can be a pesky thing. With our skin constantly evolving, the melanin does as well and thanks to various factors, it can uneven the skin tone to varying degrees. Are there different types of hyperpigmentation? There sure are! There are four types of hyperpigmentation and each…

Alumier Skin Experts / October 10, 2019

L’hyperpigmentation peut vous gĂącher la vie. Notre peau Ă©volue constamment, la mĂ©lanine en fait de mĂȘme, et en raison de divers facteurs, elle peut rendre le teint moins uniforme Ă  diffĂ©rents degrĂ©s. Existe-t-il diffĂ©rents types d’hyperpigmentation ? Bien sĂ»r ! Il existe quatre types d’hyperpigmentation, et il…

Alumier Skin Experts / September 25, 2019

Sure, you have your cleansing routine down pat but you still feel that your overall look is lacking some ‘oomph’. Is your skin’s dullness bringing you down? Fret not! Because vitamin C is just what you need to give your skin the brightening brilliance it so…

Alumier Skin Experts / September 25, 2019

Vous disposez sans doute d’une routine de nettoyage, mais vous avez toujours l’impression que votre apparence gĂ©nĂ©rale manque de vitalitĂ©. L’aspect terne de votre peau vous fait-il dĂ©primer ? Ne vous inquiĂ©tez pas ! La vitamine C est exactement ce…

Alumier Skin Experts / September 12, 2019

When you’re looking for something to help boost skin cell turnover (to give you skin that glows) and increase your collagen production, then look no further. Retinol needs to be on your radar. Retinol does wonders for your skin cells and collagen…

Alumier Skin Experts / September 12, 2019

Si vous cherchez un produit qui stimule le renouvellement des cellules de la peau (pour obtenir une peau Ă©clatante) et augmente votre production de collagĂšne, le rĂ©tinol est ce qu’il…

Alumier Skin Experts / August 30, 2019

When it comes to your skin’s pigment, there’s more than what meets the eye. WHAT EXACTLY IS PIGMENT ANYWAY? Melanocytes in the skin create melanin and are…

Alumier Skin Experts / August 30, 2019

Lorsqu’il s’agit des pigments de votre peau, il se passe bien plus de choses qu’il n’y paraĂźt. MAIS D’ABORD, QU’EST-CE QU’UN PIGMENT? Le mĂ©lanocyte produit la mĂ©lanine de votre peau, il est…

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 crucial to our well being. My own skin has gone through quite the journey, from…

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-ĂȘtre. Ma propre peau a dĂ©jĂ  vĂ©cu tant d’aventures, de mon premier bouton Ă  la…

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…

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’ĂȘtre entendu. Pourquoi ? Tout simplement parce que les produits chimiques prĂ©sents dans les Ă©crans solaires chimiques pĂ©nĂštrent dans notre sang. Oui, vous avez bien lu. Les Ă©crans solaires chimiques et votre corps Une rĂ©cente…

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,…

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 Ă©té ? Votre peau est soumise Ă  une exposition maximale aux Ă©lĂ©ments, avec la hausse…

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…

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…

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…

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 ĂȘtre 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 crĂšme solaire doit ĂȘtre…

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 innovation and they work…

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 to protect your exposed skin from the sun’s harmful UVB and UVA…

Alumier Skin Experts / May 10, 2019

En ce mois de sensibilisation au mĂ©lanome, nous voulions examiner de plus prĂšs cette forme grave de cancer de la peau. Pour se protĂ©ger du soleil, la logique veut que l’on protĂšge sa peau exposĂ©e contre les rayons UVA et UVB nocifs du soleil, car les expositions rĂ©pĂ©tĂ©es peuvent causer…

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 the skin, sometimes it’s hard to pinpoint what triggers flare-ups. So, what sets it off? Here are…

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 confĂšre un aspect rougeĂątre. MĂȘme si certains traitements disponibles permettent d’apaiser la peau, il peut parfois s’avĂ©rer difficile…

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…

Alumier Skin Experts / April 12, 2019

C’est vrai, ce n’est peut-ĂȘtre pas le sujet le plus sĂ©duisant qui soit, mais nous devons nous montrer rĂ©alistes Ă  propos de la couperose. Quelles en sont les causes ? Les rumeurs sont-elles fondĂ©es ? Les acariens Demodex peuvent-ils 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,…

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 how much thought and preparation goes into what we…

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…

Alumier Skin Experts / February 14, 2019

Quelle est la premiĂšre 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 aprĂšs un long vol sans sommeil ou une nuit agitĂ©e, ou qu’ils affichent simplement ces maudits facteurs hĂ©rĂ©ditaires…

Alumier Skin Experts / February 1, 2019

DĂšs que l’hiver est lĂ , nous nous emmitouflons dans des vĂȘtements chauds mais nous oublions parfois que mĂȘme notre peau exposĂ©e a besoin d’ĂȘtre dorlotĂ©e durant cette saison. C’est un fait : notre peau paie le prix fort pendant les mois…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 imperfections. Parlez-nous de votre expĂ©rience personnelle et de votre peau. J’ai eu une histoire quelque peu mouvementĂ©e avec…

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 somewhat tumultuous journey with my skin as I’ve…

Alumier Skin Experts / December 14, 2018

Avec dĂ©cembre arrive la fraĂźcheur, mais Ă©galement quelques idĂ©es de cadeaux plutĂŽt 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&EÂź LancĂ© cette annĂ©e, ce puissant sĂ©rum antioxydant a Ă©tĂ©…

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!…

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…

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 on se demande : « depuis quand ma peau est-elle aussi terne ? » Ça arrive. C’est la vie. Les Ă©chĂ©ances Ă  respecter, les Ă©carts alimentaires Ă …

Alumier Skin Experts / November 19, 2018

Les vacances de fin d’annĂ©e arrivent bientĂŽt : prĂ©parez votre peau et votre maquillage pour les fĂȘtes ! 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…

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…

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’ĂȘtre laissĂ©e toute seule dehors, submergĂ©e par une vague glaciale, parce que votre peau sensible vous empĂȘche de profiter de tous les fabuleux…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Alumier Skin Experts / October 7, 2018

Vous savez ce qui est gĂ©nial ? Recevoir enfin un traitement AlumierMD personnalisĂ© pour le problĂšme 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…

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 day after you leave the skin care professional’s table….

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…

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…

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…

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, there…

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,…

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 know that, whether you see the sun or not,…

Acne / Blog / Skin

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 interested in therapy, I was creative. I did A-Levels in Photography, Art, Fashion and English Language for Journalism. I was…

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. However, it’s important to know the facts when selecting…

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,…

Alumier Skin Experts / July 14, 2017

AlumierMD’s Hydra Clarite Moisturizer and AluminEyeÂź 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 / 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…

Alumier Skin Experts / March 6, 2017

Harper’s Bazaar April 2017 edition writes: “It is no wonder that many of us approach retinoids with trepidation. Their baffling number of forms, brand names and strengths can be…

Alumier Skin Experts / March 3, 2017

Canadian Living April 2017 edition writes: “AlumierMD Retinol Resurfacing Serum 1.0 uses microencapsulation retinol (acting like a shuttle to carry and release retinoids into skin cells), which triggers collagen production and helps improve skin’s texture by speeding up cell turnover. $120,…

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…

Alumier Skin Experts / February 3, 2017

Marie Claire March 2017 issue writes: “Sensitive skin feature showcasing AlumierMD SensiCalm Cleanser which helps treat vulnerable skin. Want a Zen face-wash experience? Treat vulnerable skin with this zero-fragrance cleanser that’s also free from sulphates, which throw off its…

Alumier Skin Experts / October 14, 2016

Chatelaine November 2016 edition writes: “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 sensitive complexions. Cooper recommends products with calming ingredients like camomile [sic] and oat…

Alumier Skin Experts / October 14, 2016

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

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 my schedule…

Alumier Skin Experts / September 20, 2016

Elevate, September + October 2016 edition, writes: “Amanpreet’s Fave. Alumier MD Retinol Eye Gel (select spas and online at alumiermd.com) You must be thinking, “Retinol in an…

Alumier Skin Experts / September 20, 2016

Among Men, August 8, 2016, writes: “We know how you’re spending your summer: beers on the patio, outside gardening, in the pool, on the golf course and all…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

Alumier Skin Experts / March 13, 2020

CBC News (Wellness), August 21, 2019 edition, writes: “While some acne cleansers can be harsh and strip the skin of its natural oils, leading to dehydration…

Alumier Skin Experts / March 6, 2020

Vita Daily, August 8, 2019 edition, writes: “Finally, we were schooled on the best after-Pico care regime: products by Bend Beauty and Alumier. And the best part? Minimal downtime meant that our Tuesday appointment left us with a flawless face for an event the very next evening. Beautiful! —Noa…

Alumier Skin Experts / March 6, 2020

August 6, 2019 Global News mention

Alumier Skin Experts / March 6, 2020

August 6, 2019 CHCH Morning Live mention

Alumier Skin Experts / March 6, 2020

Best Health August/September 2019 edition features Sheer Hydration Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 40 in the 2019 Editor’s Choice Awards!

Alumier Skin Experts / March 6, 2020

Read Dominika’s blog reviewing her favourite AlumierMD products here

Alumier Skin Experts / March 6, 2020

July 2019 CTV Cityline mention

Alumier Skin Experts / March 6, 2020

Read Shira’s review of Sheer Hydration Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 40 here

Alumier Skin Experts / March 6, 2020

July 2, 2019 CHCH Morning Live mention