Making the Switch to a Natural Deodorant?

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Natural deodorants have a reputation for just not working. You've heard the rumours too, or maybe you've tried it and it just didn't work for you. But why? Why does it work well for some of us and not others?  Conventional deodorants are often made with sweat-blocking and pore clogging ingredients, like aluminum, antibacterial agents such as triclosan, parabens, petrochemicals, and synthetic fragrances. When you switch from a conventional deodorant or antiperspirant to a natural deodorant, it's only natural that your glands...

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The Bees are Back in Town

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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. The idyllic location for 3,500 colonies of bees to call home. The Paradis family (Michael, Lise, John, and Tyler) are seventh generation beekeepers & the family that provides us with the beeswax to make our rich and soothing butters. We visited the Paradis Family earlier this month and got the buzz on their bees. The Pollinator's Road TripIn the...

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3 Steps to Naturally Irresistible Lips

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Scrub. Plump. Quench. Let's face it, our lips are probably one of the most ignored parts of our body when it comes to proper care. We all have our favourite lip products that we keep on hand, but there is a lot more that you can do to perfect your pucker that just butter your lips up from time to time.Here are our recommended steps to achieve your loveliest lips ever: Scrub. You'll want to start with a clean slate, so...

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Rocky's Back to School Favourites

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We checked in with some of our store managers, asking what their all-time favourite back to school products are. This is what Cheries at our Polo Park store in Winnipeg had to say: "My favourite back to school product is the breakout buster.  I recommend it because it's what I call the "multi-purpose stick".  It's made for breakouts, and as a student, who doesn't want to get rid of unsightly acne?  BUUUTTTTT.... it does so much more! It works for...

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Upcycle Your Lip Quench Packaging

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Have you tried our New Hydrating Lip Quench yet? You must. They're quickly becoming an essential for all the ladies on our team. And who can blame us? Made with simple and fresh ingredients like organic avocado, coconut oil, and beeswax & tinted with all natural mica and iron oxides; they are a safe and natural option to colour your lips. What's even more special about these beautiful lip colours, is the packaging that it comes in. The Biodegradable Paper Pots are...

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Packaging That Goes Back to the Earth Safely

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It's hard to believe how much garbage that we accumulate from product packaging, food waste, and items that we no longer want. In Canada, we generate approximately 31 million tonnes of garbage every year. This means that each person generates an astounding 2.7 kg of garbage each day. It's a bitter truth, isn't it? Now with many landfill sites approaching capacity, it's more important than ever for us to look more closely at the products that we are buying and...

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