Posts Tagged: skin health

Vitamin D and Immune Health

April 13, 2020

Vitamin D, often called the “sunshine vitamin” has a lot more to do with our health than just improving our mood on sunny summer days.  It is actually an incredibly important nutrient with impacts on just about every cell in our bodies. Actions of Vitamin D While we think of vitamin D as a vitamin, […]

Retinoic Acid vs Retinol

March 13, 2017

Retinoids are not all created equally: Retinoic Acid vs Retinol our favourite skin doctor has the answers: By Dr. Jen Newell Naturopathic Doctor Do the active ingredients in your skin care actually have research supporting their use? I have recently been talking to patients about the value of research supported ingredients in their skincare. Many […]

Flushing and Blushing – Acne Rosacea

September 28, 2015

Flushing and Blushing – Acne Rosacea By Dr Jen Newell The other day I was chatting natural skincare with a girlfriend who is struggling with acne rosacea. This can be a really frustrating skin concern and tends to appear in adult women in their 20’s or 30’s….just when they think they have gotten past teenage […]

Acne Attack!

March 10, 2014

By Dr. Gita Gupta, BHSc, DC, CAP A common concern for my female patients is acne.  Most of them thought that their acne would clear up after puberty, but this was not the case. In fact, a large percentage of women experience acne well into their 50’s and 60’s even after trying several prescribed and […]