Sharing is caring. From ingredients to beauty tips, G.M. COLLIN's blog is your one stop guide to all things skincare, to help your skin look and feel its best.

 

 

UN GUIDE DES SOINS DE LA PEAU PENDANT LA GROSSESSE ET L'ALLAITEMENT

Pregnancy is an exciting journey, with many new physiological occurrences. There are products that can assist with these skin modifications. However there are also some ingredients to avoid.

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WHY IS SPF YOUR SKIN'S BEST DAILY ALLY?

We all share a love for the sun, whether it's for relaxation or outdoor activities. However, it is essential to not underestimate the importance of protecting yourself from UV rays throughout the year.

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COMPRENDRE LA BARRIÈRE CUTANÉE

The term skin barrier has become increasingly popular in the skincare industry. Maintaining a healthy skin barrier is crucial for achieving clear, smooth, and comfortable skin

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POURQUOI MA ROUTINE DE SOINS DE LA PEAU FAIT-ELLE DES PELUCHES ?

There are several reasons why skincare products roll on the skin, a phenomenon also referred to as pilling. Here are a few reasons and tips to ensure a smooth application.

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Guide du débutant sur le rétinol

Let’s delve into the basics you need to know about retinol and how to incorporate it into your nighttime skincare routine for healthier skin.

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HOW LONG SHOULD IT TAKE TO SEE RESULTS?

All steps in a home-care protocol are important, so let’s see why, what they do, and how long it will take to see the benefits.

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A NEW ERA OF COLLAGEN

Collagen is the most common structural protein found in the human body. There are several types of collagens, each with a specific function and essential to maintaining skin health and integrity.

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10 SKINCARE MISTAKES YOU ARE MAKING, ACCORDING TO AN AESTHETICIAN

Let’s look at some of the most common mistakes many people make concerning their skincare.

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DO I NEED A SERUM?

Have you ever wondered how serums work or if you even need to use one?

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POWER UP WITH PEPTIDES

Chances are, you’ve already heard of the buzz around peptides being an anti-aging must-have to smooth, repair and hydrate skin.

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ACNE MYTHS: LET'S CLEAR THINGS UP

Despite being one of the most common skin conditions among people of all ages, there are a lot of myths surrounding acne.

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SKIN SENSITIVITY

Sensitive skin is one of the most common bothersome skin conditions that may develop at any age and with any skin type.

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SKIN SOS: 5 TIPS FOR HEALTY-LOOKING SKIN

There are some easy ways to combat these effects, to winter-proof your skin and help retain the skin's natural moisture and comfort.

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LET'S TALK FACE MASKS

Face masks contain an abundance of highly concentrated ingredients specific to the skin type and conditions they are designed to treat.

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THE BENEFITS OF REGULARLY GETTING FACIALS

Consistent facial treatments can enhance the appearance and texture of the skin, providing it with a healthy and radiant glow.

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NEW: 4D VISIBLE LIFTING DUO

Based on years of research and development, G.M. COLLIN introduces its exceptional new product line, 4D VISIBLE LIFTING, specially formulated for the delicate skin of the neck, décolleté and face.

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UNDERSTANDING COSMETIC LABELS

Let’s take a look at some common symbols and claims that appear on skincare products and translate them into layman's terms.

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SPOTLIGHT ON CERAMIDES

Ceramides are a family of non-comedogenic lipids that play a vital role in the barrier function and are found naturally in the skin.

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WHY YOU SHOULD WEAR SUN PROTECTION DAILY

Sunscreen is always a good idea. We all know the importance of wearing sunscreen when we spend time outside, but did you know that you should wear sun protection daily?

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HYPERPIGMENTATION: HOW TO PREVENT AND VISIBLY DIMINISH DARK SPOTS

Hyperpigmentation is a common skin disorder caused by an overstimulation of melanin in the skin that results in dark spots or patches on the face or body.

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MISTS, DE-MIST-IFIED

Mists are not new in the skincare world; however, they have become the newly recognized, “indispensable” product in the skincare regimen.

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CLEARING UP YOUR SKINCARE SUPERSTITIONS

It is time to set the record straight. Let us debunk the most common skincare myths, once and for all.

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SKINCARE MULTI-TASKERS

Want to save time, money and energy on your skincare routine, without having to compromise on results? Here are a few hardworking, multipurpose products.

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CREATE YOUR PERSONAL CLEANSING COLLECTION

Using a variety of cleansers also makes it more interesting and may just compel us to not skip this important step in our homecare routine.

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NEW BIOCELLULOSE MASK

This clinically proven two-step ritual combines 2 powerful formulas, providing an exceptional solution to reduce the appearance of the 5 signs of aging.

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POWER COUPLES

Some things just go better together. Here are 5 product that work in synergy to help you target your specific skin concerns.

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65 YEARS OF INNOVATION

G.M. Collin’s journey began in 1957, when the renowned Parisian dermatologist, Dr. Lapinet pioneered the use of collagen pellicles to heal the skin of burn victims and rebuild their health.

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5 TIPS TO COMFORT SKIN IN WINTER

Caring for skin during winter takes a little extra time and effort because of the conditions and changes that are extreme for skin.

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5 TIPS FOR GLOWING SKIN

A few tips to prep your skin and have the most radiant glow for the festive season and for the year to come.

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PINK WITH PURPOSE: MOIS DE LA SENSIBILISATION AU CANCER DU SEIN

In October, we wear pink. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is dedicated to help increase awareness of the most common cancer among Canadian women.

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ALL-STAR INGREDIENTS

Just as every sports team has its “all-star” players, the skincare industry also has its “all-star” ingredients.

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SUN PROTECTION: GET THE FACTS

There is a lot of misinterpretation regarding Sun Protection Factors, such as how they work and what to look for when selecting a product, so let’s look at the facts.

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HOW TO PREVENT AND SOOTHE A SUNBURN

We all know how important it is to apply sunscreen, all year long, to protect our skin from UVA and UVB rays. Here are a few tips to prevent and soothe sunburns.

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CHEMICAL EXFOLIATION: AHA AND BHA

A chemical exfoliant relies on different types of acids to breakdown the most superficial layer of skin, causing dead skin cells to detach and shed.

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HOW TO LAYER YOUR SKINCARE PRODUCTS IN THE RIGHT ORDER

Did you know that the order in which you apply your products may drastically change the effects these products have on your skin?

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TRAITEMENTS CLINIQUES POUR LA NOUVELLE SAISON

As every season changes, so do the needs of our skin. This is the time to schedule that much needed appointment with your aesthetician.

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ALL ABOUT OUR CLINICAL TREATMENTS

With so many wonderful treatments available offering incredible benefits and results, how do we know which ones are best for our skin concerns?

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OUR NEW VITAL C15 SERUM, EXPLAINED

This new generation of high concentration vitamin C products provide all the benefits of this powerful vitamin, to fight the signs of aging, including fine lines, wrinkles and dark spots.

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10 REASONS YOU NEED AN AESTHETICIAN

Your aesthetician is the best person to introduce you suggest treatments and products adapted to your skin's needs.

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NEW SENSIDERM CLEANSING OIL

Meet the new SENSIDERM CLEANSING OIL: a true sensorial experience, with an unexpected change in texture that seduces by its softness.

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HOW TO MAKE YOUR SKINCARE ROUTINE MORE SUSTAINABLE

7 tips that will to help you start your shift towards a more sustainable beauty routine.

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EXFOLIATION 101: PHYSICAL, CHEMICAL AND ENZYMATIC

L’exfoliation est une étape cruciale de tout bon régime de soins de la peau. Effectuée une ou deux fois par semaine, selon les types et conditions de peau, elle permet d’éliminer les cellules mortes qui obstruent les pores et empêchent la peau de respirer.

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SKIN TYPES AND CONDITIONS

Determining your skin type and conditions and choosing the right products are the key to a balanced, healthy and glowing skin.

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YOUR GUIDE TO EYE CREAMS

The skin around the eyes is thinner and more delicate than the skin on the face. As the skin is more fragile and vulnerable to external stressors, it requires very specific care.

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MUST-HAVES FOR FALL WEEKEND GETAWAYS

Even if you only escape the city for a few days, it does not mean you should neglect your skin. Not only do we know that our skincare routine is important every single day of the year, but we also could enjoy this little break to pamper ourselves a little bit more.

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OILY SKIN: SHINE-FREE SKIN STARTS HERE

Oily skin is a skin type that is characterized by an overproduction of sebum. Here is how to care for it.

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ACNE: BREAK FREE FROM YOUR BREAKOUTS

Acne is an inflammatory disease of the skin, caused by changes in the hair follicle and its associated sebaceous gland (pilosebaceous units).

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WHAT IS HYALURONIC ACID?

Recognized for its amazing capability of holding 1,000 times its weight in water, Hyaluronic Acid is a naturally-occurring substance found in the skin. With age, it naturally decreases.

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BODY CARE: GET YOUR HEAD TO TOE SUMMER GLOW

By incorporating an extra five minutes a day to care for your body, the same way you do with your facial routine, your body routine can provide exceptional results.

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WHAT ARE STEM CELLS AND WHY ARE THEY IMPORTANT IN SKINCARE?

Stem cells are specific cells that regenerate and repair tissue and organs in the body. They are essential for tissue maintenance and repair to keep the skin looking healthy.

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HOW BLUE LIGHT AFFECTS YOUR SKIN

60% of the population spend more than 6 hours a day in front of an electronic device. Daily blue light exposure can cause skin inflammation, premature aging and barrier damage.

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WHAT'S DEHYDRATED SKIN AND HOW TO TREAT IT

The epidermis must be sufficiently moist before it is fed any active ingredients, otherwise, the treatment will produce no tangible results.

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THE ABC'S OF SENSITIVE SKIN

Sensitive skin is skin that experiences the slightest sensation more intensely than normal skin due to an imbalanced ecosystem (hydric & lipidic system).

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