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…

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 ? Pour ce qui est de la vitamine C spĂ©cifiquement,…

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…

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 chaleur estivale au froid hivernal peut…

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 de…

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…

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…

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 dont vous avez besoin pour redonner Ă  votre peau l’éclat qu’elle mĂ©rite !…

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…

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 vous faut. Entrant dans la composition de nombreux soins pour la peau, le rĂ©tinol fait des merveilles avec…

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 responsible for the…

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 Ă©galement responsable de la couleur de votre teint. Que votre…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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 overall makeup process (extra concealer? Yup, we’ve all felt like we’ve needed it), it also can wreak havoc on your skin care routine…

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 ? Eh oui, on a tous eu…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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?…

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…

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 considĂšre le temps et la rĂ©flexion que…

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…

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,…

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 que…

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…

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 experience drastic changes as soon…

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 trĂšs active. Les taches brunes dues au soleil, les taches de…

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 tone are always…

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…

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…

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…

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©…

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&EÂź Making its debut this year, this powerful antioxidant serum is scientifically…

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,…

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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 daily sunscreen use reduces melanoma risk by 50% and reduces the risk of squamous…

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 oui. Mais vous n’avez pas de raison de vous inquiĂ©ter, car la technologie des soins…

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 sour milk to improve…

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 durent plus…

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. In today’s world of results-on-demand,…

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 oxidize over…

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…

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…

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…

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 steal an electron to become stable which then causes damage to other healthy cells.  This…

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….

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 adamant I was going to…

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…

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 / May 26, 2017

LUXE Ottawa Spring 2017 edition writes: “AlumierMD Broad Spectrum SPF 42 Sunscreen. Free of parabens, sulfates and dyes, this light, quick-drying sunscreen is ideal for sensitive skin and acne-prone skin… Available at select dermatologists. alumiermd.com”

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, International Women’s Day is a…

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….

Alumier Skin Experts / February 6, 2017

The AlumierMD 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 AluminEyeÂź

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 sensitive complexions.

Alumier Skin Experts / October 14, 2016

AlumierMD’s AluminEyeÂź 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…

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 and looked forward to the…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 chaleur estivale au froid hivernal peut ĂȘtre…