Alumier Skin Experts / August 4, 2022

Discover the building blocks of an effective skincare routine. We all know about wardrobe essentials, the perfect white tee, the little black dress and the forever block heeled boot, but what about when it comes to…

Alumier Skin Experts / July 27, 2022

How to Find Your Perfect Sunscreen Ok, so you’ve read our previous blog on SPF and now we’re all in agreement that daily sunscreen is…

Alumier Skin Experts / July 6, 2022

We reveal the secrets of fresher, more youthful eyes . . . Whether it’s a long working day spent staring at a screen, a few evening drinks,…

Alumier Skin Experts / June 27, 2022

It’s the latest buzzword in skincare, and it’s a trend we’re very into . . . So, what is skinimalism? Skinimalism means adopting a simple approach to your daily skincare Why is skinimalism having its moment now? Investing time and energy into your skin routine for the best…

Alumier Skin Experts / June 20, 2022

We’ve all heard that daily SPF is a skin essential, but often in our cloudy climate it’s easy to think we’re safe, there’s not much sun, let’s just skip it. But wait, what’s that? Oh, it’s the sound of every skin…

Alumier Skin Experts / April 1, 2022

What if we told you that you could have the best skin of your life in only a few month’s time? That you could have your very own skincare coach, supporting you every step of the…

Alumier Skin Experts / February 1, 2022

Visible results around the clock with medical-grade skincare formulated especially for the eye area. Cosmetic Dermatology expert Dr Qian Xu introduces EYECONIC by AlumierMD. EYECONIC is…

Alumier Skin Experts / November 12, 2021

Alumier Foundation directors Victoria Hiscock and Vicky Eldridge share their experience of climbing Mount Snowdon to raise funds towards new classrooms for the Nhlengelo Primary School in South Africa. Standing at the…

Alumier Skin Experts / June 18, 2021

Alumier Skin Experts / June 4, 2021

HELLO! Magazine, May 2021 edition, writes: “Exfoliation and UV protection make a powerful pair, whether you’re looking to target ageing, acne or hyper-pigmentation or simply prepping your complexion for a post-lockdown comeback. AlumierMD’s Renew & Protect universal kit…

Alumier Skin Experts / May 27, 2021

Tatler Wedding Guide, May 27, 2021 issue, writes: “Whatever your skin type, a custom AlumierMD treatment plan can help you look and feel your very best.” Keep reading for the Enzymatic Peel feature (p.58) which reads: “An indulgent skincare routine promises a…

Alumier Skin Experts / March 1, 2021

GLAMOUR – in partnership with AlumierMD – March 2021 edition, writes: “The Eye Edit, £72.50, contains two of AlumierMD’s need-to-try products; AluminEye™ and Eye Rescue Pads….

Alumier Skin Experts / February 25, 2021

Tatler Beauty & Cosmetic Surgery Guide 2021 writes “Think the clinic is the only place to get real results? AlumierMD’s groundbreaking @Home Hydration Kit” is about to change your mind. The three-step protocol of the @Home Hydration Kit takes hydration and exfoliation…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 18, 2021

Cosmopolitan Jan 4, 2021 edition writes: “AlumierMD EverActive C&E, is a high strength Vitamin C (15%) and E Serum. This is a highly potent antioxidant serum that works to reduce the appearance of…

Alumier Skin Experts / November 5, 2020

Tatler December 2020 edition features Ultimate Boost Serum in the “Glamour girls: Because they’re worth it” gift guide. Take a look inside. Tatler December 2020 mention inside

Alumier Skin Experts / November 4, 2020

HELLO! Magazine, December 2020 issue writes: “Ensuring your complexion is good to glow requires a winning formula of expert advice and efficacious products. AlumierMD takes an individual approach by combining…

Alumier Skin Experts / June 15, 2020

Long-term sun damage to the skin, known to dermatologists as ‘photoaging’, accounts for about 90% of the signs of skin ageing. Let me repeat that. The sun accounts for about 90% of the signs of skin ageing. The effects of sunlight, specifically ultraviolet (UV) light, include damage to skin…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 28, 2020

Dr. Marcus Mehta shares his approach to treating the under-eye area.   An area that is notoriously hard to treat is the under-eye. It’s a complex area that, in my opinion, requires…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 9, 2020

With an overwhelming number of skincare products available everywhere from online to the grocery store, it’s almost expected that one would be confused with understanding how and when to trust the claims and results promised. We all want to have…

Alumier Skin Experts / December 19, 2019

2019 has been a solid year for this fabulous group of best sellers and award winners! When it comes to skincare, hydration is key and it seems that you all got that memo! Out of all of our offerings, the best-sellers are our super-hydrating products that…

Alumier Skin Experts / December 5, 2019

When it comes to vitamins, no one can deny that they are essential. But, in terms of skincare, is there a difference in effectiveness whether you take vitamins internally or topically? When it comes to a specific vitamin, vitamin…

Alumier Skin Experts / November 21, 2019

When winter hits, you can feel it in your bones and definitely on your skin. This is the perfect time to hone in on your skin’s changing needs. The transition from summer heat to wintery cold can be quite challenging for your dermis. The outside cold…

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…

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 to be…

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 and can be found in many skincare products….

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…

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…

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 bloodstream. Yes,…

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 elements thanks to…

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 on your skin care…

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 fixture in your…

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 and corrective formulas….

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 safe sun care, logic…

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…

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 thinking. But rest assured…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 about your personal experience with your skin?…

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…

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 did I start looking so dull?” Sure, we get…

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 been used dating back to Ancient Egypt. Cleopatra used sour milk to improve the appearance of her skin, according…

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 glowing…

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 of amazing skincare options…

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…

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 ingredients for your skin be mindful that some may oxidize over…

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…

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 you need to add them…

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…

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 see the sun or not, another key factor in…

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…

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, nose,…

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, fine lines, and more. We skimmed over the different types of acids out there, but didn’t…

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 pores clear. Exfoliated skin also helps your skincare products work better–your serums and moisturizers…

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 no other…

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…

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…

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 rehydrate your skin now that the weather is becoming…

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 the subjects noticed…

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…

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, antibacterial, anti-fungal and anti-melanogenic properties. Best…

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…

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….