Are You Prepared For The Sun?

I know the weather forecast doesn’t say the lovely Spring and Summer weather is on the way, but trust me, it will be here sooner than you think – Is your skin ready for the sun?

If you’re not, did you know that if skin is left unprotected, the sun can case pre-mature aging, facial lines and wrinkles, skin damage and age spots?

So if you’re looking for maximum protection from the sun, we recommend Dermalogica’s Sun Protection 50 Sport.

Read more about this product in our blog. 

Back To The Future – Dermalogica’s Overnight Retinol Repair 1%

One of the downsides to aging is our skin will often slowly lose its elasticity, which for most people means an increase in facial wrinkles.

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was some sort of DeLorean time machine, like in “Back To The Future” for our skin, that could help our appearances return to our youthful days when we listened to The Cure and lived wrinkle free?

In a sense, now there is.

Dermalogica’s Overnight Retinol Repair 1% is a powerful bioactive peptide and antioxidant Vitamin C, which helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles, uneven skin tone and discoloration.

Now if only Dermalogica could bring that leather mini-skirt you used to rock in the ‘80’s back in style….

How To Use Dermalogica’s NEW Daily Superfoliant to Combat Premature Aging, Brought on by Air Pollution

More and more, beauty companies and skincare experts are making the connection between air pollution and premature aging of the skin.

Research has shown that particulate matter or PMs, such as, dust, nitrogen dioxide, and chemicals like polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons which are in the air – usually in more abundance in larger cities –  have an impact on aging the skin.

So how do we stop air pollution’s impact on our skin?

Read our blog to find out. 

Are You Unhappy With Your Square Jawline? Botox May Be A Solution

Do you wake up in the morning, look in the mirror, and wish that your face wasn’t so round or chubby looking?

Or maybe you just wish that your jawline was less square and more slender and feminine looking, but believe that the only way to achieve your desired look is to spend thousands of dollars on painful, permanent, and unpredictable plastic surgery procedures.

Our blog goes into detail about how Botox to be a great alternative to plastic surgery for reducing the squareness of a person's jawline. 

Get To Know Altura Aesthetics Lead Skincare and Transformation Expert, Dr. Altaf Khumree

At Altura Aesthetics, we understand the importance of having a trusting, doctor-to-customer relationship, which is why we encourage you to come in for a FREE consultation with one of our skincare experts to determine if working with Altura Aesthetics is right for you.

Customers put their trust in our hands everyday to make themselves look their very best – it’s something we take very seriously.

But before you book for a FREE consultation, we thought you’d like to know a little more about lead skincare and transformation expert, Dr. Altaf Khumree and get his thoughts on Botox, lip enhancement and Revanesse cosmetic fillers.

Do you Find Your Face Dry? Try our DIY Avocado & Honey Mask for Dry Skin

Winter is tough on our skin, often leaving our face feeling dry and tight.

This is a problem because dry, tight skin can quickly become cracked, painful, peeling skin if it isn’t re-hydrated – which is something no one wants, especially as they get ready for the holidays.

To combat, dry, cracked, peeling skin we recommend trying this DIY Avocado & Honey Mask.

6 Tips to great looking skin this winter

While it took a little longer than normal, winter appears to have settled into Southern Alberta, likely for the next three-to-four months. And with winter comes some tough times for your skin, or as our skincare experts refer to it, “The Great Depress-skin”. 

The dry cold weather can be a nightmare for skin, often leaving it cracked, dry and dull looking. Here are a few tips to keep your skin looking its best this winter.