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?
How much do we love tea? Here are only a few ways research has shown green and oolong teas to be beneficial to your health: thanks to the catechins they contain (a natural antioxidant/polyphenolic compound) research has shown they can help reduce heart disease and related side-effects they significantly reduce cholesterol levels when consumed regularly they support … Continue reading Adding these teas to your daily routine can change your wellness journey…
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…
#Didyouknow that every type of tea, except herbal tea, is brewed from the dried leaves of the Camellia sinensis bush? It is the level of oxidation of the leaves that determines the type of tea…green, white, black…. #Didyouknow there are over 100 varieties of Green Teas produced in China alone? When we think of green tea we […]
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?
It is really no news that exercise and healthy eating allow us to feel better about ourselves and help us maintain a healthy weight. For many however, this seems to be easier said than done. Often blamed on our genes, it seems we cannot fight what mother nature intended us to look like. We were … Continue reading your fat genes don’t define you
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?
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
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 […]