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6 Tips to a Better Night's Sleep!

6 Tips to a Better Night's Sleep!

A good night's sleep is critical to your long term health and well-being. It is often overlooked, but consistent focus on sleep habits can have a huge impact on your energy levels and mood. 1. Establish a regular bedtime and waking time. This sets your body up for success, whether weekday or weekend! 2. Create a bedtime routine. This can include some time to wind down and prepare your body for sleep, a warm bath (with Lavender Bath Salts) or some light stretching indicates to your nervous system it is time to relax. 3. Limit caffeine and alcohol close to bed....

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6 Ways to Reduce Waste at Home!

6 Ways to Reduce Waste at Home!

New Year, Less Waste! As we move into another calendar year, we are taking time to reset our habits, including how much waste we are producing. Small changes in our day to day habits can have a big impact on our environment. We have compiled 6 ways to start 2022 with new habits and less waste. 1. Ditch Single Use Items! Throw extra bags into your car so you are always prepared for shopping, leave the house with a reusable water bottle and invest in reusable masks (better yet made locally). This will save money in the long run and...

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Does your skin change with the season?

Does your skin change with the season?

 As the warm weather fades and we move into fall, many people find their skin also changes. Our skin likes consistency, and is greatly affected by the environment around us. With cooler temperatures, our skin has to work harder to maintain the level of moisture, it can easily become dry and irritated during this transition. For some, it may even mean increased acne or skin rashes. Changes in our habits as the fall sets in, can also have an impact, like indoor heat, hot showers and less water intake. As we move in in the cooler months assess what your...

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Making the switch to Shampoo and Conditioner Bars!

Making the switch to Shampoo and Conditioner Bars!

We all know less plastic is better for our earth, but making the switch from bottled shampoo and conditioner, to bar, can feel like quite the daunting task! Bars are great to travel with, use less plastic and are more cost efficient. We are here to share some tips to make the change easier on you, and your hair. Our Shampoo Bar can be heavy to use on finer hair, as our cold-processed soap is full of natural oils and butters, like shea, coconut and cocoa. This can mean you may need less product, or doing some testing to find...

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Body Scrub Finalist - Enliven Body Scrub!

Body Scrub Finalist - Enliven Body Scrub!

Our final product highlight from the Certclean - 6th Annual Clean Beauty Awards, is a customer favourite that made it into the Body Scrub finals. Our Body Scrub has been a staple in natural body care for the 20 years we have been handcrafting. Our body scrub is a gentle exfoliating blend of sugar and dead sea salt, to remove dead skin, and Safflower Oil to leave skin silky smooth! Enliven is a citrus blend of Lemongrass, Sweet Orange and Grapefruit that will leave skin soft and energized! We are most excited that our Body Scrubs (along with Shaving Butters and...

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