Beeswax 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
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.
Layering 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.
We 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!
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
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!
We 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.
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
Give yourself the perfect DIY pedicure in just 5 easy steps. Yes, just 5!
Enjoy 8 delicious servings of this homemade holiday treat.