Category Archives: Skin Care

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5 Skincare Products to Transform Your Skin in 2022

5 Skincare Products to Transform Your Skin in 2022   Resolutions can be hard work, but why not introduce a new skincare habit and let the products do the work for you? These skincare products work hard while you sleep or go about your day, taking action as they promote cell turnover or hydrate for refreshed skin. Why does my skin look dull in the winter? We all want to look and feel new and refreshed as a new year dawns, but you’re not alone if your skin looks lackluster in the winter. Dead skin cells can build up easily … Continue reading »

Trick or Treatment? Part 2

How to choose the right treatment or product for your aesthetic goals Earlier this month, we introduced “trick or treatment,” a series exploring popular concerns and the product “tricks” and treatment options available to treat them. As we’ve said before, a product regimen can be incredibly transforming; offering lasting change or a solution that truly restores your skin. But sometimes concerns are persistent or require a surgical intervention or non-invasive treatment solution to get to the source of the problem.  Choosing between product, treatment, or surgical procedure is best done with a practitioner you trust in an environment where they … Continue reading »

The Skin Diaries Part 3: Pigmentation

Welcome to Part 3 of our new Skin Diaries Series. We’re exploring unique skin stories with our new blog series. The nuances of each patient’s skin are as personal and unique as the page of a diary. The different factors that affect how your skin ages, changes, and transforms are as singular as a snowflake. That’s why we’ve created the Skin Diaries series –– to use specific cases to demonstrate how a personalized treatment plan can transform your skin. Step inside some of our patient’s personal stories to see how treatments or procedures addressed their unique needs to rejuvenate their … Continue reading »

The Top 5 Sunscreen Tips From our Instagram Live

Make sun protection a habit. It can feel like a hassle to take time for sun protection when you’re ready to go and enjoy a day at the lake, or if you’re heading to work. But by making sunscreen application a habit and setting yourself up for success, sun protection can fit easily into a busy, fun, summer lifestyle. By protecting your skin from the sun, you’re minimizing your risk of skin cancer but you’re also preserving the beauty and youthfulness of your skin. You’ll also never have to deal with the after effects of a sunburn again! Let’s explore … Continue reading »

How To Start Using Retinol

Retinol Tips for First-Timers Welcome, retinol first-timers!  When you’ve seen the results of retinol first-hand, you just want to share it with others. For skincare enthusiasts, meeting someone who’s interested in trying retinol can give us the same feeling we get when someone says they haven’t seen the best movie ever, or heard a band that you know they’ll love. Retinol can be a game-changer for your skin and offers an exciting solution to rejuvenate skin for a more youthful appearance. But retinol is powerful, and it’s important to learn all you can before diving in, to maximize results and … Continue reading »

Meet Our Surgeons

The talented, experienced plastic surgeons at our Kitchener-Waterloo clinic have the advanced training to create exceptional, natural-looking results that meet the individual needs of our patients. The collaborative nature of our practice benefits patients in many ways.

Dr. Robert Shenker Dr. Stephanie Ma
The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic