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Tips on prenatal skin care

We all hope for that pregnancy ‘glow’ we've long heard about, but stretch marks, dark patches, red spots, dry, itchy skin and pimples are realities that leave many pregnant women feeling far from glowing.

Try these holiday-inspired beauty products

Get into the spirit of the season.

How to handle your child’s eczema

Does winter bring on the itch? Here’s how to tell if your little one has eczema, and how to handle it.

Become a Skin Checker and help protect your friends and family from skin cancer

Did you know that skin cancer is the most common cancer in Canada? It is also one of the most preventable types of cancer.

Protect your baby from the sun’s hot rays

Protect your little one from big rays.

Ask Dr. Marla: Lotion doesn’t help my baby’s rough skin

My baby has some rough skin on her knees and belly. We put lotion on, but it doesn’t help. What could it be?

Acne on your baby?

What's that on your baby's beautiful face... could it be acne?

Tackling Tween Acne

What is the deal with acne anyway? There are four types of acne. LEAST SEVERE: Comedonal – blackheads and white heads. MODERATE: Popular – red bumps. MODERATELY SEVERE: Pustular – red bumps with pus. MOST SEVERE: Cystic – deep, inflamed, pus-filled bumps that are often painful. Basically, acne is caused by clogged pores. ● A whitehead...

Caring for Baby’s Skin

As your baby enters the world, the skin is likely to display markings that might seem alarming to a new parent, but are usually harmless. These symptoms are an indicator of the skin’s vital role as a mediator to the profound changes of her new environment. The following conditions are...

Postnatal Skin Care

Postnatal skin care from a naturopathic perspective. General Skin Concerns The first few months with a newborn are undoubtedly hectic and exhausting. Despite the demands of baby feeding, changing diapers and the desperate need for sleep, getting your body back into shape is clearly important in adjusting healthily to the newborn...

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