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Beeswax is the Bees Knees

2016-Feb-BeeswaxBeeswax is the bees knees! Carefully crafted by the noble worker bee, bees use beeswax to line the structure of a honeycomb, where all the beautiful honey they produce is stored. After harvest, the beekeeper melts and purifies the beeswax, and some of it will find its way into lotions, soaps and other skin care products. …Read More

Benefits of Cocoa Butter

2016-Jan-CocoaButter1Why don’t you come in from the cold and wrap yourself in a warm blanket of chocolate? Cocoa butter is the same ingredient used in rich, decadent chocolate and is winter’s best kept secret!

Cocoa butter is actually the fat derived from the cacao bean. To make cocoa butter, the seeds of the cacao bean are fermented in banana leaves. They are then dried, roasted and pressed to release the luxurious butter from the beans.

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Bundle Up with Winter Layers For Your Skin

2016-Jan-WinterLayersLayering your clothing is a tried-and-true way to ensure that you’re cozy as a hibernating bear while embracing the snowy playground. The same is true for your skin! Each layer you put on your skin has an important function.

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Benefits of Exfoliation

2016-Jan-BodyScrubs2We often don’t think about it, but skin is our body’s largest organ. It wraps our whole body, protecting us from the harsh effects of the sun, wind, pollution and the many environmental contaminants. So it’s important we take good care of it. Over time, the skin on our face and body quite a beating these elements, leaving it looking dull, dry and flaky. There’s an easy way to rejuvenate our skin — exfoliate it!
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Best Oils for Your Skin

2016-Jan-BodyOilsDid you know there are hundreds of beneficial oils that contain diverse therapeutic benefits for face and body? It’s true! Below are some of our all-time favourites.

Sesame Oil
This wonderful oil is rich in antioxidants, vitamin E and zinc, which means not only does it help to protect against the signs of ageing, it also helps to repair damaged tissue as the zinc helps the skin to form new collagen. Found in many skin care products, Sesame absorbs in quickly and has a detoxifying effect as it helps to break down oils that clog pores. …Read More

Skincare Ritual for Your Body

Winter, skincare, dry skin, 100% natural

Winter Skincare Ritual

Looking for soft, touchable, skin this winter? You’ll need a trusted skincare ritual just for your body.

Ready. Set. Glow!

1. Start by cleansing with an all-natural cleanser or oil.
2. Exfoliate gently, no more than twice a week, to remove dry, dead skin.
3. Moisturize as usual, and add extra rich products such as body butters and facial serums to give your skin added protection during the day, and to help it repair overnight.

Feeling all cleansed, exfoliated and buttered up? Us too. Bring on the snow!

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Why Choose Natural?

blog-title1We all want a glowing complexion, shiny hair, and soft touchable skin, don’t we? Of course we do! And we’re pretty willing to try almost anything that will buff, polish, and moisturize us into that ideal version of ourselves. Our quest for beauty has become so involved that Environmental Defence Canada estimates the average Canadian uses more than a dozen personal care products during their morning beauty regime. This adds up to a cocktail of over 100 different synthetic chemicals that we are putting on our body’s largest organ (our skin!), before we have even had breakfast.

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Benefits of Shea Butter

2016-Jan-SheaButter1The weather outside is frightful, and your skin doesn’t feel so delightful? Sounds like your skin is craving some rich, buttery love.

Shea butter is like a secret superfood for our skin. For centuries, this nutrient powerhouse has been boosting the health, energy and integrity of our skin with its moisturizing, anti-inflammatory, and anti-aging properties. …Read More

The Perfect DIY Pedicure

2016-Jan-DiyPediEven though it’s winter and our twinkletoes are wrapped up in our favourite pair of wooly socks most of the day, we still want them to look their best when they make that rare appearance.

Give yourself the perfect DIY pedicure in just 5 easy steps. Yes, just 5!
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