Christine Fontaine

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About Christine Fontaine

Dedicated to the field of education and customer service for the past 28 years. Experienced in curriculum development, course design and instructional material development. Currently Professor and Academic Program Technologist in the School of Health, Wellness and Sciences at Georgian College, Senior Product and Equipment Trainer at Phaino International and Laser and Medical Skin Care Therapist at The Royal Centre of Plastic Surgery. To reach Christine Please Email at: christine@phaino.com

Are eczema sufferers at higher risk of infections? What can you do to reduce the risk?

By |2016-04-29T14:27:35-05:00April 29th, 2016|Categories: Eczema Skin Tips|

It is a known fact that 100% of eczema sufferer's deal with the annoying, aggravating and persistent ITCH associated with eczema.  It is commonly agreed upon by those with eczema, that the 「itch」 is the worst and most troubling issue when dealing with an eczema flare-up.  Along with the fact that most sufferers also [...]

Goodbye Cortisone, Hello Mother Nature!

By |2016-04-13T14:55:55-05:00April 13th, 2016|Categories: Eczema Skin Tips|Tags: , , |

Dry, itchy, oozing, crusting, red, raised patches.  Do these words sound familiar to you?  If so, then you must be familiar with the word Eczema. This chronic, inflammatory skin disorder is non-contagious, and can appear on any part of the body.  It may appear to be more prevalent during particular times, while lying dormant [...]

How is Acne similar to laundry?

By |2016-03-17T17:04:05-05:00March 16th, 2016|Categories: Acne Skin Tips|Tags: |

Just like clothing, the skin also develops some conditions we consider to be 「stains」 on the skin.  When we notice a spot or stain on our clothing, we treat the specific area with a spot treatment product to specifically target the soiled area.  So why not take this same theory and apply it to [...]

Winter tips for acne skin

By |2016-03-01T12:44:32-05:00March 1st, 2016|Categories: Acne Skin Tips|

Cleanse:  using a gentle, anti-bacterial and all natural cleanser, wash the skin 2x daily. Both Salcura Antiac Face Wash or Antiac Wipes serve the purpose.  They are efficient cleansing products without drying up the skin even in winter times. Hydrate: add moisture and suppleness back to the skin by drinking plenty of fresh water [...]

Acne – worsen with cooler weather?

By |2016-03-01T12:41:23-05:00February 10th, 2016|Categories: Acne Skin Tips|

Living in a country with 4 seasons certainly takes its toll on one's skin.  Just as our skin starts to acclimatize to one scenario, the weather changes and it is expected to adapt to a totally new setting.  The result is havoc on the body and the skin alike, resulting in sudden alterations to [...]