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The Women's Shelter Project: educating and providing skin health advice

Dermatologists Drs Afsaneh Alavi, Renee Beach & Erin Dahlke (l-r) at the Women’s Shelter Project event at the Florence Booth Shelter on May 8th, 2019 in Toronto.

Supported by the Canadian Dermatology Association, Women’s Dermatologic Society & funded by Uriage, with the help of Sherna Bharucha, the Women’s Shelter Project aims to raise awareness provide skincare tips for women in crisis.

Inspired by Dr. Pearl Grimes of the Women's Dermatologic Society, Dr. Alavi and her colleagues have visited four women’s shelters in the city spreading a simple message: “You have values, you are worth it, try to believe in yourself and take care of yourself.”

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