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Spring 2014 Makeup Trends

It’s time for your 2014 Makeup Trends Report! Usually spring brings us sweet and gentle trends such as pink petals, shimmery eyes or rosy cheeks and lips. This year we are immersed with exciting BOLD and SEXY makeup looks! Audacious Trend #1: Orange Lips Bold, electric orange. This can sound intimidating to some. However, orange […]

Reducing the Chemical Burden on Your Body

The Body’s Chemical Burden We are exposed to chemicals in our daily hygiene, makeup, and cleaning routines that have a profound impact on our health.  The cocktail of chemicals we are breathing in, metabolizing, and absorbing, are in our everyday products that we use daily and we expect that they are safe, and they should […]

Toxic Lipstick

Get to Know the Common Ingredients in Your Makeup & Skin Care and Why They Are Toxic Here’s a quick guide to the common cosmetic chemicals that you will find in conventional makeup and body care products in Canada and the US. Click here for a mini  Pocket Reference for Toxic Chemicals in Body Care […]

Holiday Bliss… Making Healing Honey Mint Lip Balm

Today was my last official day of holidays so I felt compelled to finish my “holiday to do list” and #1 on my list was to make a batch of my favourite lip balm. I have been running low for a few months and no other lip balm compares to homemade! My friend has been […]

My Top 3 Must Have Cosmetics Without Toxins

I’m so excited to share my ABSOLUTELY FAVOURITE products with you! Over the past 3 years I’ve been trying new products with healthier ingredients, free from known carcinogens, parabens, petroleum derived ingredients, propylene glycol, tolune, formaldehyde… to name a few.  It took me a little while to find the perfect matches! Now I’m going to […]

Sunscreen and The Dangers of Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology is a popular science arising in the cosmetic industry. It enhances the product’s ability to absorb ingredients at a rapid rate into the skin.  Nanomaterials are modified ingredients, it is matter that’s manipulated on an atomic and molecular scale; they are super tiny and penetrate all the layers of the skin immediately.  Nanotechnology is […]

Sun or No Sun? The Sunshine Vitamin Debate

I am so excited that spring is almost here! Finally we get to enjoy the warmth of the sun on our faces and a warm breeze as we go for walks and run errands. I love the sun! Soon I will be planning trips to the pool, the beach, the park, going biking and having […]

Favourite Toxin Free Makeup That Works

I spent Saturday and Sunday at The Healthy Planet in Etobicoke and Mississauga, doing Skin Essence Organics demos, and I met some wonderful ladies who asked me about what makeup products have great durability and are free from toxins. I have been purchasing natural cosmetics, transitioned to paraben free in 2010, and have been reading […]

How to Make Homemade Mineral Foundation

Ever wonder what’s in pure mineral makeup? Here’s an article from bellasugar (bellasugar.com) on how to make it! It’s actually extremely simple, and easy enough that you could make it on your own if you felt like it. So to find out what goes into making mineral makeup, just read more. There are only a few, very basic […]

Feeling Good on the Inside – The Food We Eat

I was reflecting on my everyday routine and I find myself busy and doing so many things everyday. Each of  our lives are so different but all of us have lives that are filled with responsibilities, things we need to do, things we love to do and things we know we just have to do. […]