The Perfect DIY Pedicure

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Give yourself the perfect DIY pedicure this summer in just 5 easy steps. Yes, just 5! 1. Soak. Start with clean, polish-free little toes. Fill a basin (or your bathtub) with warm water and Epsom Salts. Dip your feet into the water and let them soak for up to 15 minutes. It feels good, doesn't it? That because Epsom Salts relieve that tired aching feeling of being on your feet all day. Fir needle and Grapefruit Essential Oils deodorize and refresh, giving you...

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Dr Robyn Land Talks Sunscreen

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If there is any complexion out there that learns to respect the power of the sun, it’s redheads. As a proud member of that 2% of the population, sun care is a topic near and dear to my heart. Let's start with some sun care basics: The sun releases ultraviolet rays (UV rays), which travel 149.6 million kilometers to reach the surface of your skin. UVA rays penetrate deep into your skin, causing cellular damage and skin aging UVB rays stop close...

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Our Favourite Camping Tips & Hacks

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Living in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, we know being close to nature not only makes you feel better emotionally, it contributes to your physical wellbeing, reducing blood pressure, heart rate, muscle tension, and the production of stress hormones. There's just something so soothing about being surrounded by towering trees, next to clear water, breathing in crisp mountain air!And what better way to truly experience the beauty and the benefits of nature than camping? Whether it's in a sleeping...

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Benefits of Lemongrass Essential Oil

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You may be familiar with Lemongrass as the secret ingredient providing that zesty lemon flavour to your favourite Thai dish.  But you may not be familiar with all the other wonderful healing properties found in Lemongrass oil that make it truly essential. Lemongrass is an herb native to India and Sri Lanka. It is characterized by tall striped leaves and jagged edges. The oil is extracted from the leaves of the plant in it's purest form, resulting in a strong,...

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Rocky Honoured with Retail Council of Canada Award

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Every year the Retail Council of Canada recognizes the amazing work of retailers in communities across Canada. This year our very own co-owners Cam Baty and Karina Birch won the Independent Retail Ambassador of the Year Award!  The Independent Retail Ambassador of the Year Award recognizes the outstanding contributions of a local independent retailer to his or her community. This award truly celebrates Rocky as a visionary, an innovator, and an integral part of our communities.  Rocky was selected this year...

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Where's Our Sunscreen Made?

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Did you know that we make our New Natural and Non-Whitening Sunscreen at our workshop right here in Canmore? Yup! Our Rocky team has been busy this last year developing the perfect formulation, rigorously testing it for safety, and getting our own site license so we could share with you just in time for the hot summer sun! Health Canada Site LicenseThe process to get approval to make sunscreen at our workshop took us almost six months! To get a...

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