Alumier Skin Experts / November 11, 2019

When the temps fall the first thing we think of is changing our wardrobe and bringing in comfy layers and cozy fabrics. It may be news to you but it’s also important to rejig your skincare routine so that you can protect and prime your skin for the colder…

Alumier Skin Experts / October 10, 2019

Hyperpigmentation can be a pesky thing. With our skin constantly evolving, the melanin does as well and thanks to various factors, it can uneven the skin tone to varying degrees. Are there different types of hyperpigmentation? There sure are! There are four types of hyperpigmentation and each needs…

Alumier Skin Experts / September 25, 2019

Sure, you have your cleansing routine down pat but you still feel that your overall look is lacking some ‘oomph’. Is your skin’s dullness bringing you down? Fret not! Because…

Alumier Skin Experts / September 12, 2019

When you’re looking for something to help boost skin cell turnover (to give you skin that glows) and increase your collagen production, then look no further. Retinol needs to be on your radar. Retinol does wonders for your skin cells and collagen…

Alumier Skin Experts / August 30, 2019

When it comes to your skin’s pigment, there’s more than what meets the eye. WHAT EXACTLY IS PIGMENT ANYWAY? Melanocytes in the skin create melanin and are responsible for the colour of your complexion. Whether you are ebony brown or…

Alumier Skin Experts / July 30, 2019

Our skin goes through so much on a daily basis. Taking care of our skin is so important. It is what faces the world and the health of it is crucial to our well being. My own skin has gone through quite the journey,…

Alumier Skin Experts / July 19, 2019

There has been much ado about mineral sunscreens and all that buzz needs to be heeded. Why? Simply because the chemicals that are found in chemical sunscreens seep into our…

Alumier Skin Experts / July 5, 2019

Exfoliation is one of the essential key skincare practices which helps you looking fresh-faced.  However, did you know that winter exfoliation is different from the summer version? Your skin is now getting maximum exposure to the…

Alumier Skin Experts / June 21, 2019

When it comes to putting your best face forward, it can be a challenge when you’ve got acne. Not only does it throw a wrench into your overall makeup process (extra concealer? Yup, we’ve all felt like we’ve needed it), it also can wreak havoc…

Alumier Skin Experts / June 7, 2019

Practicing safe sun to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays is a fact that can be filed under Skincare 101. Whether the forecast calls for cloudy or sunny skies, sunscreen should be a…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Alumier Skin Experts / March 1, 2019

Thanks to Marie Kondo and her and ruthless spring cleaning tips, everyone is all about organizing their personal spaces. However, did you know that even your skin care routine needs a solid spring cleaning session as well? Similar to how you transitioned into…

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…

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…

Q&A

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…

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 moments to last 2019! EverActive C&E Making its debut this year,…

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 we’re left wondering “when…

Alumier Skin Experts / November 20, 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…

Alumier Skin Experts / November 19, 2018

The festive season is nearly here and it’s time to get your skin care and makeup routine party-ready! First—Prep That Skin Beautiful makeup begins with healthy…

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 cold when it comes to taking advantage…

Alumier Skin Experts / October 7, 2018

Do you know what’s brilliant? 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 more than a day after you leave the skin care professional’s table. In today’s world of…

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…

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 be applied to both your grades…

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…

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 protection every day, however, there will be other things that…

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, there is more to it. A free radical wants to steal an electron to become stable which then causes…

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…

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, Art, Fashion and English Language for Journalism. I was adamant I was going to…

Alumier Skin Experts / April 6, 2018

Rosacea is a skin condition characterized by facial flushing, persistent redness, visible vessels and blemishes.  The first sign of rosacea may be redness or flushing that comes and goes. Rosacea is most often seen in fair-skinned people between the ages of 30 and 50 and typically affects the cheeks,…

Alumier Skin Experts / April 6, 2018

As you learned from AlumierMD’s previous post on exfoliants, chemical acids are a great way to treat a number of skin concerns like dark spots, acne, dry patches,…

Alumier Skin Experts / April 6, 2018

Exfoliation is crucial to maintaining healthy skin. The regular removal of the superficial skin cells helps encourage skin rejuvenation, fade dark spots and discoloration, remove flaky patches, improve the appearance of fine lines and keep…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 3, 2018

If you’re already using retinol as part of your skincare routine, then you probably know that it is the gold standard for preventing the signs of skin aging. Other than broad spectrum sunscreen there is…

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…

Alumier Skin Experts / May 9, 2017

Your skin is the largest organ of the body and we tend not to be as kind and gentle to it as we are to the rest of our bodies organs. We keep our internal organs healthy by exercising,…

Alumier Skin Experts / May 3, 2017

Have you noticed that after the cold winter months your skin is more dry than usual? Have you ever wondered why? Today we will have a little look, into the reasons behind this and how you can help to…

rujutay / 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 skin was softer and smoother. 71% of…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

How can hyperpigmentation be improved? Step 1: Exfoliate to lift pigmentation and stimulate new skin cell growth Exfoliating treatments and products help fade pigment and bring new skin cells to the surface. AlumierMD Professional Treatments: Glow Peel Vitamin A Boost Radiant 30…

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 ingredient that has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant,…

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 color of a person’s skin and it is related to melanin production. Melanin protects skin cells…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 11, 2016

Skin is the body’s largest organ and acts as a protective barrier from infection, injury, light and heat. It also regulates body temperature and stores water, fat and vitamin D. A basic…