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 […]

What your health conscious mom wants for Mother’s Day!

As mothers we have a pretty good idea of what we would like to receive as a Mother's Day Gift, as a daughter or son, or even partner, it is sometimes more difficult to make that decision. One thing is certain, for the most part, women will always be happy to receive quality skin care … Continue reading What your health conscious mom wants for Mother’s Day!

One beauty oil you cannot do without

The incredible benefits of Jojoba Oil Jojoba oil is an extremely versatile oil and an ideal choice in helping skin cells reserve and retain their natural moisture.It is very gentle and suits even the most sensitive skin types. It will effectively penetrate the skin helping improve flexibility and elasticity, and it is also thanks to … Continue reading One beauty oil you cannot do without

Mineral or Chemical sun protection?

As a parent the first thing  in the forefront of my mind is keeping my children safe and protected from harm. Sometimes, however, I find myself having to choose between the oddest options; chemically laced sunscreens with SPF or....nothing? 😦 Do I really have to make this choice? An increasing number of studies are proving … Continue reading Mineral or Chemical sun protection?

The anti-aging properties of mushroom extracts and youthful looking skin

Across my lifetime I have not found many people who love mushrooms. Perhaps it's their earthy, herbaceous taste, or their slightly slimy and gummy texture....not sure.  One thing is certain they are packed with health benefits that should not be ignored.  Rather than venturing into a post about eating more mushrooms to improve your health, … Continue reading The anti-aging properties of mushroom extracts and youthful looking skin

How can this powerhouse combination of pure argan and geranium oils help fight signs of aging?

With so many different facial creams on the market, I personally find this one to be truly extraordinary. I have been using   Argan Nourishing Facial Cream with Geranium Essential Oil  for the past 10 days and both its scent and texture have added a touch of luxury to my daily beauty routine! I am in love! … Continue reading How can this powerhouse combination of pure argan and geranium oils help fight signs of aging?

Can Papaya based beauty products do the trick?

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Recently, many have been turning toward the fruit family for their daily beauty prep. We’ve heard about the power of coconut oil, olive oil, avocado – you name it! But when I heard of papaya-based products, I was slightly sceptical. It just seemed silly to think of yet another one of nature’s nutrientrich fruits bursting onto the scene.  Could it really benefit my skin like my other facial cleansers? Or was it simply a fad? papaya

Well, papaya is the real deal! This fruit is jam-packed with vitamins A, C, K and K, as well as antioxidants, magnesium, potassium, carotene, protein, and fiber. So what does this mean?

Papaya is a natural skin brightener, so it diminishes blemishes and makes your skin glow. That’s right, those scars, fine lines and acne marks will vanish. Bonus: your face will feel freshly hydrated!

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Cosmetic ingredients to avoid at all costs

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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 of these chemicals. The amassed absorption of these ingredients in our blood stream can cause grave consequences. From infertility, to changing hormones, to early onset puberty, allergies, and yes, even certain types of cancer. Is your health a priority for you? Are you influenced so much by the media that you purchase blindly without ever researching what might be best for YOU?

We are constantly bombarded with adverts presenting images of what we “should’ look like, or information on social networks and magazines of what we can do to “change” how we look . Little is said about what…

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