Running 101: Simple Tips for Beginners

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This weekend, May 27-28, we’re thrilled to present the return of our annual Women’s Run and Walk in Canmore. The two-day event includes a 5km and 10km run/walk, as well as a half marathon. Running is a great way to get outside and build your fitness. It’s an accessible activity to everyone, and you don’t need too much gear to get running.  It also doesn’t require too much planning, and you can run in almost any weather condition. Even 30mins...

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Your Natural Sunscreen FAQs

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Rocky Mountain SPF 31 Sunscreen: A Healthier Choice Our sunscreen has been several years in the making. It is a mineral sunscreen containing the perfect blend of all-natural, toxin-free ingredients that’s easy to apply and wear. It’s a 100% natural, non-whitening (i.e. doesn’t leave a white film on your skin) sunscreen that actually works. It has a base of 20.1% zinc oxide and a natural vanilla coconut scent. The zinc is great for encouraging tissue healing, and it’s paired with...

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Our Favourite Places in Canada to Spend May Long Weekend

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May Long weekend marks the official start of Canadian summer. Across Canada, we collectively look forward to the long days and warm nights that come with the season. Summer celebrations always begin with the long weekend celebrating Victoria Day on Monday, May 22. There are so many ways to celebrate and so many things to do across the country. If you haven’t already head, this year is a great year to visit the National Parks because, for 2017 only, National...

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Beeswax is the Bees Knees

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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. With its aromatic, therapeutic and dermatological properties, beeswax is one of nature’s most versatile ingredients. It's used in candles, sealing wax, natural chewing gums...

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Meet our Beeswax Farmer

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At Rocky, we take great pride in selecting only the best ingredients that are grown and harvested naturally and locally, where possible.  We source our beeswax from a family-run apiary (collection of beehives) located in rural northern Alberta. The Peace River region in Alberta is renowned for its vast fields of clover, it's long warm summer days, and it's cool summer nights. This idyllic environment is perfect for producing a fabulously high quality “water white” honey. The Paradis family (Michael, Lise, John, and...

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Your FAQs About Natural Hair Care

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If you’re thinking about switching to using natural hair care product, you likely have a variety of questions ranging from ‘What’s in it?” to ‘Does it actually clean my hair?’ We’ve put together a simple list of your natural hair care FAQs for you to delve into to better understand why switching to natural is both safe and effective.   Are your shampoos and conditioners really sulfate-free?Yes. We’ve never used sulfates and we never will.   What’s so bad about...

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