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…

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 rays since repeated exposure can lead…

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 veut…

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 8 common rosacea triggers:…

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…

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…

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 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…

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…

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 ou une nuit agitĂ©e, ou qu’ils affichent…

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….

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…

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 très active. Les taches brunes dues au soleil, les taches de vieillesse et le teint…

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…

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 and titanium dioxide contain large…

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….

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 never…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 la peau…

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 your skin care…

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,…

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…

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…

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 de la peau a fait de…

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…

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…

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…

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 time. Have you ever had a product that changes colour?  Maybe it…

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…

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…

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…

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, another key factor in aging is pollution? …

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,…

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…

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 of your skin? In a 2013 study by Leiden University…

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, International…

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 and the Grammy’s, the red carpet coverage is really…

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 sensitive complexions.

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…

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…

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 on some night cream, hop…

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…

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…

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). …

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 the…

Alumier Skin Experts / May 21, 2019

Normal Skin Normal skin has balanced hydration and oil production. The key is to keep the skin balanced with a healthy lifestyle and appropriate products, which may change…