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4 Underrated Essentials That Make Wintertime Activities More Enjoyable

4 Underrated Essentials That Make Wintertime Activities More Enjoyable

With everyone wanting to enjoy as much fresh air and time outside as possible despite low temperatures, we're sharing a few of our favorite (and we think underrated!) wintertime outdoor essentials. We hope these will not only keep you warmer and more comfortable, but more protected too!

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5 Ways to Prevent "Maskne"

5 Ways to Prevent "Maskne"

Maskne is no joke. As if the weight of the pandemic wasn’t enough, we’ve all struggled with some type of unwanted acne due to the constant wearing of masks.Maskne occurs when sweat, dead skin, oils and bacteria get trapped in your skin (ew). In addition to that, the chaffing or rubbing of the mask against the epidermis moves all of the above around, causing multiple blemishes to appear. To help you combat this, we’ve compiled a list of easy ways to prevent maskne.1. Wash your mask regularlyThe simplest way to prevent maskne is to be diligent about washing your mask....

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How to Reduce "Glasses Fog"

How to Reduce "Glasses Fog"

"How do I stop my glasses from fogging up when wearing a mask?" This is one of the most common questions we get from our community, particularly in the winter. Whether you wear prescription glasses or sunglasses, we have a few tips to help you out: 1. Find a mask with the best possible fitThe source of fog is our breath escaping from inside the mask and landing on the cooler lenses of our glasses. The key to reducing or eliminating fog is ensuring your mask has a snug fit and provides a secure seal around your face. Threads masks are tapered at the nose...

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3 Steps You Can Take As We Enter a Second Wave

3 Steps You Can Take As We Enter a Second Wave

Unfortunately, we've seen an increase in cases of COVID-19 in both Ontario and Canada in recent weeks. As our frontline workers continue to work hard in this battle, you may be wondering what steps you can take to help flatten the curve and keep cases at bay. Other than washing your hands regularly, wearing a mask, and maintaining physical and social distance, below are 3 things we can all do to help. 1. Get the seasonal flu shot.The Ontario government has purchased more doses of the seasonal flu shot this year than ever before. While the seasonal flu shot does...

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