1 April 2022

Can PPE & Eco-friendly Coexist? Aurelia Is Figuring It Out.

For the past few years, Aurelia has taken the green shift. Evolving in an industry that has always emitted a large amount of CO2 and waste, it was crucial for the company to commit to reducing the environmental impact of its activity by locally producing eco-friendly products.
7 March 2022

The field of aesthetics undergoes a beauty makeover

As with many industries, COVID-19 has struck the health and beauty field head-on. Today, this fragile industry is trying to regain control by seizing new opportunities. This crisis has certainly left a few scars, but this sector of activity has clearly not said its last word. To support professionals of the aesthetic industry in their efforts, Aurelia has identified some solutions to overcome this situation with resilience. So, Aurelia turns to you, experts in manicure, pedicure, hairstyle, hair removal, plastic surgery! Let’s imagine this wind of change together!
27 January 2022

This is why our Canadian-made masks stand out from the competition

From the very beginning of the global health crisis, Supermax Healthcare Canada fought head on, and with determination, to produce a mask that is 100% Canadian. To meet the growing demand for Canadian-made masks, the company has worked tirelessly to facilitate the supply of personal protective equipment, increase its production rate and develop Canadian workforce and partnerships.
26 November 2021

Find out how to avoid having damaged hands

Most professionals who wear gloves while working are bothered by damaged hands. In fact, this extremely uncomfortable feeling is a direct result of hand washing, hand sanitizing and glove wearing. As a result, hand skin conditions, including occupational eczema, are the leading cause of discomfort at work. Let us outline some preventive measures as well as some appropriate care to solve this problem.
4 October 2021

The World of Hand Sanitizers

Hand washing is recommended by health authorities in order to avoid germ contamination. But in reality, we do not always have a direct access to running water and soap.
31 August 2021

What are the 3 main materials used for disposable gloves?

Disposable gloves are available to the user in a variety of materials including latex, nitrile and vinyl. In order to make a wise choice, let us demystify the main characteristics of each variety.
27 July 2021

Professionals in the field of esthetics: when to wear gloves?

You work in the wonderful field of esthetics as a professional hairdresser, colourist, makeup artist, esthetician, piercer or tattoo artist. Then, this article is for you! This industry certainly showcases your creativity and requires a good deal of specialized technical training and state-of-the-art accessories. However, working in the esthetics industry can put a great deal of strain on your main working tool — your hands. After all, you can’t be at the top of your craft if your hands are in bad condition. So why not give them some extra protection by wearing gloves?
10 June 2021

Can disposable gloves be worn on a daily basis?

Wear disposable gloves on a daily basis. Why not? At Aurelia, we know that all professionals in the health, dental and industrial fields are aware of the best practices for wearing gloves. In this article, we are suggesting different tasks in everyday life for which it is possible to wear gloves. We hope that this article, which is both informative and entertaining, will inspire you.
29 April 2021

How to dispose of surgical masks in an environmentally friendly way?

It is well known that surgical masks were not conceived to be recycled, but were designed to protect. They are neither washable nor reusable and, to avoid contamination, it is recommended to change them every four hours. They should not be discarded in recycling bins, organic bins or in the environment under any circumstances.
12 March 2021

The birth of a Canadian surgical mask

Due to a global health crisis, the challenge of sourcing personal protective equipment (PPE) has prompted Supermax Healthcare Canada Group to create its own Canadian manufacturing division for certified surgical masks, Supermax Medical. Since then, the Aurelia Gloves Canada brand proudly distributes surgical masks ENTIRELY made in Canada.
23 June 2020

Standards in a Face Mask

The FDA and ASTM international play a role in the manufacture of medical face masks. The FDA recognizes ASTM F2100 as the standard specification for the performance of materials used in a surgical face mask, where specific criteria must be met in five categories. The masks can be labelled as surgical, laser, isolation, dental or medical procedural masks.
21 May 2020

Frequent glove users (part 2)

Frequent Glove Users: What are barrier creams? Why moisturize? The COVID-19 situation in which we currently live leads us to revisit, change and / or improve certain habits in our everyday life. Whether at work, at home or in the few outings necessary for restocking, hand care has become a priority for all of us and more specifically for front line, healthcare, dental or any workers who must wear gloves. Keeping the skin of your hands intact and healthy is key to infection control. Frequent handwashing is a primary cause of irritant as soaps and detergents have been described as the most damaging of all substances applied to the skin.