Skin Conditions

My Chronic Skin Condition Leaves Scars You Can And Cannot See

Kayla Creighton | Posted 08.31.2016 | Canada Living
Kayla Creighton

Affecting one per cent of the population, CIU causes hives, swelling, pain and itching for absolutely no known reason. The scariest part of this condition is the unpredictability. When will I swell up so much I need to go to the hospital? Will this ever go away? How do I plan my life?

Nipple Hair, Pus And Warts: 20 Body Conditions That Gross Us Out

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.28.2016 | Canada Living

Hair. It's not just the stuff on your head these days, it even has the tendency to show up on your chin or nipples, completely uninvited. Unexpect...

What Is Bullous Pemphigoid? Jim Flaherty's Skin Condition Explained

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Living

UPDATE: On April 10, 2014, Jim Flaherty passed away. The reported cause of death was a heart attack. According to research from the American Heart Ass...

How Moods Mess With Your Skin

Everyday Health | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Style

By Grace Gold Your emotions can show up on your face in more ways than one. Find out how your feelings can hurt — and help — your complexion. ...

7 Common And Annoying Skin Conditions

Everyday Health | Posted 04.24.2012 | Canada Style

By: Nicole Blades of Daily Glow We’ve all heard it: Love the skin you’re in. Although this advice sounds simple enough, exasperating skin condi...

Tips for Curing a Skin Hangover

Jason Rivers, MD | Posted 05.12.2012 | Canada Living
Jason Rivers, MD

As Irish luck would have it, St. Patrick's Day falls on Saturday this year. So cancel any ambitious morning plans and let yourself sleep in. If you work weekends, pencil in a cat nap for when you return. The best time for your skin to recover, repair and heal is when it's resting.

What Happens to My Skin When Cupid Strikes?

Jason Rivers, MD | Posted 04.29.2012 | Canada Living
Jason Rivers, MD

It's no mystery that flattery from a love interest can turn us red in the face, but blushing itself is a curious phenomenon. So what can we do to control our blushing when love strikes?