Skincare




Spot On: How To Treat & Remove Troublesome Skin Spots & Marks

This article originally appeared in the Winter 2015/2016 issue of Real Style magazine. Become a Real Style subscriber and get the hottest fashion, beauty and celebrity news, enter exclusive subscriber giveaways and be the first to receive the full digital version of Real Style magazine. Click here to subscribe for free!    From acne to age spots, there’s a […]

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Taking Care Of Sensitive Skin This Fall

Fall has arrived and it’s time to pay a little extra attention to your skin and skincare routine. Those with sensitive skin must pay extra attention to the change in temperatures and adjust skincare routines accordingly. This oftentimes includes adding a few extra steps and products to the routine, helping to ensure skin stays healthy. […]

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5 Facial Sunscreens For Sensitive Skin

Sensitive skin can be tricky to deal with and for many, it can be a challenge to find effective, yet gentle skin care. Finding a good sunscreen that doesn’t negatively affect those with sensitive skin can also be a challenge. This season however, there are some great facial sunscreens available that are perfect for those […]

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Body Firming Creams – Do They Really Work?

  With summer finally here, store shelves are lined with seasonal beauty products including the always popular body firming creams. Creams that promise to tighten, smooth and lift sagging, dimpled or loose skin are always popular in the summer. The question, however, is do body firming creams actually work or are they just a waste […]

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Spring/Summer Sunscreen Advice With Dr. Katie Beleznay

In the latest issue of Real Style Magazine, Vancouver-based Dr. Katie Beleznay answers some of your most pressing spring/summer sunscreen related questions. Read below for an excerpt.   1. What are your top tips for keeping skin in optimal condition during the summer months? 1. Sun protection is a must: Try to avoid the sun […]

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This Summer Keep Your Skin Wet, Wild, And Wonderful With Watermelon

As the seasons change, so do our beauty routines and the ingredients within them. Watermelon, the photogenic fruit practically synonymous with summer, is not only a great treat covered in feta or sloshed up in a daiquiri it is also an up-and-coming skin-care and hair-care ingredient. Its name says it all, as the watermelon is […]

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Celebrity Dermatologist Dr. Harold Lancer’s Budget Cleanser Pick

Dr. Harold Lancer is one of Hollywood’s most respected dermatologists with a client list that includes Kim Kardashian and Michelle Williams. When he talks skincare, people listen.

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A Helpful Guide To Laser Skin Treatments

  For those seeking an effective treatment to improve the look of aging, sagging, wrinkled skin or remove stubborn fat; laser skin treatments are worth a closer look. We’ve pulled together some of the most popular options below.   Thermage: A non-invasive radiofrequency (RF) treatment that gently heats skin deep in the dermis and stimulates […]

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Dr. Jessica Weiser Shares Spring Beauty & Skin Care Advice

  In the latest issue of Real Style Magazine, Dr. Jessica Weiser answers some of the most popular beauty and skin care questions. Read an excerpt below.   Q: What is your advice (or tips) on how best to transition and update a skin care routine for spring? A: When transitioning from winter skin products […]

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Fantastic Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For The Beauty Obsessed

Need a quick Valentine’s Day gift for a special lady in your life? This month, there’s no shortage of fantastic makeup and fragrance options for the beauty obsessed. We’ve put together a quick list of our favourites, one (or all!) would surely be appreciated this Valentine’s Day.   MAC x Jeremy Scott Eye Shadow x […]

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5 Ways To Combat Dry Winter Skin

1. Exfoliate and moisturize daily. It may seem obvious, but exfoliating and moisturizing skin daily will drastically improve both skin look and feel. Exfoliating helps remove dry, flaky skin, prepping your skin for moisturizer. WebMD recommends using an “ointment” moisturizer that’s oil-based, rather than water-based, as the oil will create a protective layer on the […]

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Jelly Face Masks Continue To Be One Of The Hottest Skin Care Treatments

    2017 was a big year for face masks and their popularity seems to only be growing in 2018. One of the hottest face masks right now is the jelly face mask. Beauty fans and gurus took notice of the versatile jelly face masks in 2017 and their popularity continues to grow. Fans love […]

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Hydrate Your Skin This Winter With These Product Picks

With the frigid arctic temperatures and yet another Canadian winter upon us, it’s no secret that your skin needs extra protection and care. Following up on this story, we have also compiled our roundup of skincare products which contain  nourishing and hydrating ingredients that will save your skin from the winter climate.

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The Hot New Skincare Ingredient Is Arbutin

It’s a well-known fact that a clear complexion that is free of dark spots can instantly offer you a natural and youthful glow, which is always a beauty goal of ours. Although there are new superfoods and new super ingredients on the market every season that promise to purify the visage, the latest skincare breakthrough claims to be an all-natural solution. Arbutin is taking the beauty industry by storm, as a new miracle ingredient that is said to brighten complexions, fade dark spots and improve the overall appearance of your skin tone.

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Korean Beauty Brands That You Should Know About

With the popularity of Korean beauty and skincare gradually increasing in North American, it’s no secret that products from South Korea are becoming mainstream. The revered beauty secrets and tricks of Korean women have led to a fixation on achieving glowing, dewy skin and rocking the no makeup look. If you want to draw your skin and cosmetic cues from this Asian culture, we’ve rounded up a few Korean brands that are increasingly earning a reputation in the beauty world. 

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