80k cases of skin cancer are diagnosed yearly in Canada. If you were born after the 90s you’re 3x more likely to get it (1 in 6). What’s a Gen Z, and everyone else, to do?

May is National Skin Cancer & Melanoma Awareness Month. You know, the frozen month before the sizzle of Summer strikes. We’re meant to have a scorcher this year so have your Mint doc scan your skin looking for problem moles/spots. Do this yearly.  If you want to do it at home use the following assessment for suspicious spots.

Protect yourself from harmful UV rays by wearing sunscreen daily. Our faves:

For all skin types: Alumier MD Sheer Hydration SPF 40 or Elta MD UV Daily broad-spectrum SPF 40

For oily or acne-prone skin: Alumier MD Clear Shield SPF 42 or Elta MD UV Clear broad-spectrum SPF 46

For full body coverage: Elta MD UV Sport broad-spectrum SPF 50

To enter the *GIVEAWAY* to win free sunscreen package valued at hundred$. Enter over on our Instagram page [ENTER HERE]. We will contact the winner after May 12, 2022

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Quel Dommage

Let’s say you’ve loved the sun a lot. That doesn’t mean the sun’s loved you! To reverse sun damage:

UV exposure is responsible for 80% of visible signs of skin aging UV rays damage the DNA of your skin cells which accelerates the breakdown of collagen and elastin fibers.

Prolonged sun exposure forces your skin’s DNA to repair and regrow and overtime that regrowth can turn into an overgrowth of cells which leads to skin cancer.

Signs of skin aging include wrinkles, fine lines, crepey texture, sagging, uneven texture, hyperpigmentation, sun spots and precancerous lesions.

Sun Damage Reversers

Ever Active C&E, a potent antioxidant serum that protects skin cells from free radical damage and reduces visible signs of aging with a unique delivery system to ensure the vitamin c complex is always optimally active. 

Intellibright Complex, a lightweight serum containing naturally powerful skin brightening agents to help reduce the appearance of sun spots and hyperpigmentation (hydroquinone free).

AHA Renewal Serum, a powerful AHA (alpha-hydroxy acid) serum that enhances skins texture and tone, reducing the visible signs of aging. Enzymatic Peel, a highly effective AHA peel that combines 10% lactic acid with fruit enzymes to exfoliate dead skin and promote skin renewal, minimizing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and discolouration. 


Regular daily city pollution accelerates skin aging, and contributes to skin conditions like atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema, rosacea and acne. Urban skin ages 10% faster than the skin of country folk.

Pollution Solution:

Alumience A.G.E, a unique blend of antioxidants, specialized peptides, anti-glycation ingredients, and a biomimetic pollution shield for daily protection from pollution and UV skin damage. Reduces visible signs of aging caused by free radicals, pollution, and advanced glycation end products (A.G.E.s).

Travel & After-Sun Care

We’re off! With travel resuming for many of us, the long flights, lack of access to healthy foods on the go and sedentary days can leave your complexion feeling dull, dehydrated or puffy.

Combat the effects of long-travel days or leisurely beach days with our favourite hydrating products:

  • PCA Skin Hyaluronic Acid Lip Boosters, instantly moisturizes and improves lip volume, hydration and softness. Try it on-top of your favorite lipstick for added plumpness.
  • Alumier MD Eye Rescue Pads, refreshing gel pads help reduce puffiness and fine lines around the delicate eye area. Perfect for in-flight self-care.
  • PCA Skin Hyaluronic Acid Boosting Serum. The most plumping, hydrating, smoothing serum we know. Suitable for all skin types, 1-2 small pumps is enough to instantly refresh and brighten after a long day.

Skin Support for the Summer By Dr. Alaina Overton ND & Bobby Parmar ND RAc