Fave Find: Skin Essence Organics

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I’m officially back after a bit of a self-imposed mat leave. I was working right up to the last minute–my little one showed up the night after my last blog post was published. In fact, I remember finishing up a work email while breathing through contractions! Such is the life of a freelancer, haha.

I can’t believe how quickly the time flies–my little guy is four months old already, and the holidays are right around the corner. And speaking of which, I have a fantastic gift recommendation for the clean beauty product lover in your life (or … you know … for yourself). Plus, keep reading for a special discount code! Continue reading

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Happy #Canada150! My Favourite Canadian Beauty Brands

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Happy Canada Day, everyone! I don’t know about you, but I’m incredibly proud to be Canadian. To celebrate what this amazing country has to offer, I thought it would be fun to share some of my favourite Canadian skincare and beauty brands. Here it goes:

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Best Drugstore Skincare Products

DrugstoreI get it. Sometimes it’s just easier to pick up a product from a drugstore. And it’s okay! It’s important to remember that although there’s a ton of icky, chemical-filled skincare out there, there are also a few nice conventional products. Yes, there are some decent natural products at drugstores, but I’m actually going a step further here to talk about conventional products. These companies don’t even market themselves as natural!

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Loving Love Your Suds!

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It’s a very special feeling when someone you care about is succeeding at something they’re passionate about. I love rooting for people who are following their dreams! In this case, my friend and former coworker Belinda has launched her own all-natural, artisan soap company, Love Your Suds. But I should stop right there: this post isn’t because Belinda is my friend. It’s because her soaps are fantastic! Continue reading

Summer Lovin’

Summer beauty products: tinted moisturizer, lipstick, and bronzer

I have a love-hate relationship with summer skincare and beauty. On the one hand, I love the low-key, stress-free, easygoing summer vibe. On the other hand, summer skin can be kinda gross, between greasy sunscreen, sweat, and dehydration.

Really, it’s all about choosing the right products, and opting for a less-is-more attitude. These three products have saved me time and time again this summer! Continue reading