• Great reasons to shake up your skin care for Spring

    Great reasons to shake up your skin care for Spring

    Posted by Guest Blogger

    Making the move to a more natural, organic skin care routine is a smart decision for everyone, not just for women and men with sensitive skin. These products are kinder to you, your family, and the planet as well. Even introducing a single new organic product to your routine will make a big difference. Here are a few brands you will definitely want to try this season:

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  • 4 Reasons Why you Need Shea Butter in Your Life

    4 Reasons Why you Need Shea Butter in Your Life

    Posted by Brand Blogger

    By Kariderm

    The Canadian dry months of winter can be a challenge for sensitive skin. Dry air, cold, sun and wind exposure can deplete our skin of moisture and damage it. These inconveniences do not only affect adepts of skiing, trekking or hockey but also fans of indoor cocooning since forced-air and centralized heating systems dry the skin just as easily if not more. Without further ado, here are the four reasons to show your skin some love with Shea Butter! 

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  • Synthetic Fragrances and Why You Should Avoid Them

    Synthetic Fragrances and Why You Should Avoid Them

    Posted by Brand Blogger

    “Fragrance” or “Parfum” is often listed as an ingredient on many bath, body and household products. From body wash to laundry detergent, most everything is scented with a combination of mystery chemicals. The companies that make these products are not required by law to list the breakdown of what makes up a “fragrance”, as it can be considered a trade secret. Many of these ingredients are irritants and can trigger allergic reactions or contact dermatitis. Researchers in the U.K. found that “perfume” is the second most common cause of allergy reported at dermatology clinics. Lack of testing combined with the lack of ingredient transparency, is very disconcerting, and many consumers are catching on.

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  • Plastic in your personal care? Four alternatives to microbeads

    Plastic in your personal care? Four alternatives to microbeads

    Posted by Erin Forget

    Environmental Defence Canada recently called for a ban of microbeads from personal care products, citing growing momentum on that front in the United States amid concerns of their impact on aquatic life.

    Scientists have found millions of the small plastic beads in just one square kilometer of parts of the Great Lakes. The beads found in the Great Lakes were tested and found to have come from products like body wash, toothpaste, and facial cleansers.

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  • The Winter Skin Survival Guide

    The Winter Skin Survival Guide

    Posted by Guest Blogger

    Blustery winds. Freezing temperatures. Driving snow. Normally, Canadians are pretty good at making the most of winter, despite the harsh conditions. But when skin starts to get dry, itchy and blotchy, even the heartiest among us can find it a struggle.

    We’ve put together five tips to keep your skin healthy, glowing and supple all winter long.

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