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Win a $250 Gift Card for your MOM!

2015-MothersDayContestMother’s Day is coming up and how much do we love our mimzies! Tell us why your mom is the greatest mother in the whole wide world and you’ll be entered to win a $250 Rocky gift card for her! Submit your story on our Facebook page and you’ll automatically be entered to the draw. Contest closes on May 10th, 2015 at 11:30pm MST.

Recipe: Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Apr23-BlogSocial-recipemousseWe recently had a birthday potluck here at the Rocky workshop, and our Production Manager, Rachelle brought an amazing Vegan Chocolate Avocado Mousse recipe. She had such rave reviews from our staff that we just had to share! Blend it all up, chill it in the fridge, and enjoy!

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Tips for Living an Earth-Friendy Life

Apr22-BlogSocial_EarthDayFirst celebrated in 1970, Earth Day was created to honour the planet and bring awareness to the growing problems of pollution and to promote ecology and care for our global home. If you’d like to make more earth-friendly choices in your life but are overwhelmed by where to start, here is a short list to inspire and encourage you. Big changes happen one small step at a time. Help us care for the planet and our animal friends who share it.

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Mother Nature’s Best Moisturizers

Apr20-BlogSocial_MotherNatureMoistureMother Nature produces some truly amazing ingredients for us to use on our skin, hair and nails. Usually if its amazing for your skin, its also good enough to eat. Here are a few examples of natural moisturizers that will nourish you from the outside and the inside.

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Thank you for all the Amazing Reviews!

Apr4-BlogSocial-TYReviewsWe recently launched our new website and as part of our efforts to share the new site experience and populate it with reviews we hosted a contest that offered a $250 gift card draw prize to anyone who posted a review of our product by the end of March.

Well March is over and…We. Are. Blown. Away.

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Healthy Alternative Sweeteners

Apr2-Social-Easter-Gifts2Not so keen on using white sugar in your kitchen, but still in need of a little sweetness? Here are some alternative sweeteners to stock your pantry with.

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What Does it Mean When the Label Says ‘Flavour’?

Mar30-Flavour-BlogSocialIngredients listings on labels can be so mysterious. From the obvious (such as Coconut Oil) to ingredients that look more like something that came from a lab than the earth. One of the questions we get a lot is; what is a ‘flavour’? You’ll see ‘flavour’ in food a lot, but sometimes you’ll see it on bath & body labels as well. Simply put, it means that it is used in food, or of food grade. That’s it, that’s all.

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Make Your Own Fun & Fizzy Bath Bombs

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This is the perfect overcast day activity to when you feel like spring is taking forever to get here!

What you’ll need:
1-5 drops of your favourite essential oil
1 tbsp water
2.5 tbsp of coconut oil or vegetable oil
A tsp of beet juice for colour (or a few drops of food colouring if you wish)
4 oz salt (epsom or mineral salts will work)
4 oz citric acid
4 oz cornstarch
8 oz baking soda
A large glass bowl
A whisk
A mold (optional as you can also just hand mold them)

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The Benefits of Powerful Pomegranate

Mar27-Pomegranate-BlogSocialThe tart but sweet fruit that some believe was the fruit that Eve tempted Adam with in the garden isn’t just a good-lookin’ fruit. It’s full of benefits for your body, both inside and out. Add it to salads, use it as a sauce to simmer chicken in, and look for it on body care product labels. What makes it such an awesome ingredient?

It’s rich in anti-oxidants, which are exactly what your skin and body needs to fight the signs of ageing. Pomegranate helps to neutralize free radicals and protect your cells against oxidation.

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Environmental Defence: Chemical Detective Vancouver

Rocky Mountain Soap Company & Environmental Defence present

Chemical Detective Workshop Lunch & Learn

Maggie MacDonald, Toxics Program Manager at ED informs on chemicals we are exposed to every day, associated health risks, and provides tips and tools for safe alternatives to help reduce exposure.

This is a very informal event and we encourage you to participate and bring questions!

A light lunch will be provided.

 

March 30th, 12-1pm

Rocky Mountain Soap Company
Bentall Location
535 Hornby Street, Vancouver
604.336.0340

Seats are limited, please REGISTER HERE early to avoid disappointment

Environmental Defence has been working since 1984 to protect Canadians’ environment and human health. They are Canada’s most effective environmental action organization. They challenge, and inspire change in government, business and people to ensure a greener, healthier and prosperous life for all. Their vision is to create a world Canadians are proud to pass on to their children.

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