The dangers of indoor air for your health

In colder areas of the globe, being able to open windows when the nicer weather rolls in becomes a sign of freedom. Freedom from winter, freedom from having to breathe warm, dry air continuously, freedom to breathe fresh outdoor air. I know this is the case in my home, and I love to be able … Continue reading The dangers of indoor air for your health

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5 reasons to add Neem to your skincare routine

I was recently invited to write an article on skincare by the Fix Your Skin website , and  more than happy to comply! Want to find out more about Neem and skincare? Read below! A true “wonderleaf” we should be including in our beauty routines. - Neem (Azadirachta Indica). Not many people have heard of neem, let … Continue reading 5 reasons to add Neem to your skincare routine

Cosmetic ingredients that should never appear on your skincare label…

How often do you read the label before purchasing a skincare product? It is estimated that a woman applies an average of 168 chemicals to her body daily. It is not the individual, small amounts of each industrially produced synthetic chemical we should be concerned about, but rather the cumulative and combined effects, over time … Continue reading Cosmetic ingredients that should never appear on your skincare label…

Why more skincare companies should be adding citrus essential oils to their products…

An increasing number of skincare companies have discovered the natural benefits of adding essential oils to skincare products. We see skincare creams with a variety of essential oils, but most often, the limited percentage of the oils, mixed in with a myriad of other ingredients and chemical fillers and additives, greatly diminish the effects of … Continue reading Why more skincare companies should be adding citrus essential oils to their products…

Do you truly know your skin type and how to care for it?

We all think we know the type of skin we have, but if we look closer, we realize there  is more to it than we think. Whereas we may think we have "normal" skin, in reality, it always tends to be what we identify as "oily" or "dry" skin. Then, are we using the right … Continue reading Do you truly know your skin type and how to care for it?

Why more skincare companies should be adding citrus essential oils to their products…

An increasing number of skincare companies have discovered the natural benefits of adding essential oils to skincare products. We see skincare creams with a variety of essential oils, but most often, the limited percentage of the oils, mixed in with a myriad of other ingredients and chemical fillers and additives, greatly diminish the effects of … Continue reading Why more skincare companies should be adding citrus essential oils to their products…

Is your wellness routine in-line with the goals you are setting for your skincare?

For most women, wrinkles are not the only sign of aging. As a matter of fact, most often, and after the age of 30, skin slowly and gradually begins to take on a mat, greyish look, in desperate need of additional moisture and shine.  We now know we must begin taking care of our skin … Continue reading Is your wellness routine in-line with the goals you are setting for your skincare?

What defines a vegan, cruelty free skincare product?

We often hear of skincare products being vegan and/or cruelty free, but what does this mean exactly? I once had someone roll their eyes saying, but aren't all skincare products vegan? Uhhh...no they are not. Vegan and Cruelty Free? A vegan product is a product without the addition of ANY animal by products, a cruelty … Continue reading What defines a vegan, cruelty free skincare product?

Why small-batch, handmade beauty bars are making a come back

We have heard this time and time again....if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Innovation and practicality are at the forefront of all beauty products. Skincare companies are constantly trying to out do one another with the next best thing to prevent  signs of aging and arid skin. But what if all of this "innovation" was … Continue reading Why small-batch, handmade beauty bars are making a come back

FaciLift…love the name? You’re going to love what it does!

 If you are over 30 and at anytime pass the skincare department in Hudson’s Bay, besides the perfumes….you probably had a facial serum offered to you. There are unlimited choices in facial serums to choose from. Vitamin enriched, vegetable enriched, anti-wrinkle, anti aging, brightening…. Well, I would like to introduce you to one with a […]