Best Anti-Aging Oils for the Skin

With so many oil concoctions out there, it can be hard choosing the right anti-aging oils for your skin.   Facial oils have so many benefits for your skin.  They provide the essential fatty acids  and nutrients that your skin needs.  They build up your skin’s resilience and protection against environmental stressors.  They are multi-purpose and a-must for your anti-aging skincare routine. In this video, I talk about my favorite anti-aging carrier oils and essential oils for the skin. There are so many others that I don’t talk about here.  For example, Rose Geranium, Neroli, and more.  If you’re curious what …

Subcription Box REVIEW – over 40!

This is a subscription box review of Find Your 40 box by Clean Kiss Lifestyle, a natural skincare and personal product company from Oakville, Ontario. This box was gifted to me, but I love the fact that everything inside this subscription box is useful and consumable.  It also caters to my needs as a woman over 40. Subscription boxes which arrive monthly can be wasteful – who needs stuff or product delivered once a month anyway?  As always, this subscription box review features my own opinions. I only support brands that resonate with my beauty beliefs and green beauty mission. …

Oia Skin Anti-Wrinkle Patches Review

If you’ve been curious about botox or fillers but are worried about the needles, there’s another option for you! Oia Skin Anti-Wrinkle Patches. I was sent these anti-wrinkle patches by Oia Skin and I was blown away by how smooth they made my skin feel. In this video, I show you how to use all 7 pieces (forehead, eyes, smile lines, neck, and chest). The patches are made with 100% medical-grade silicone and can be used up to 15 times or more with proper care. The first time I used the forehead piece, I wore it through the night and …

How to Fight Mask Acne in 3 Easy Steps

Wearing masks for prolonged periods of time due to the COVID-19 virus can result in MASKNE! Yes, it’s a thing – just like backne – and many people are currently suffering from it. I cover this also in my blog – click the link to read more. In this video, I show you how to protect, cleanse, and fight acne under your mask in 3 simple steps. Products used: To protect the skin Pure shea butter – we love this one for the whole family  Helena Lane moisturizers – waterless, rich, and perfect for nourishing and protecting the skin To …

Mask Friendly Natural Makeup

The focus area on your eyes that are popping out of that mask. That is what we make shine! Your Mask Friendly Natural Makeup routine is as easy as I show you today! In this tutorial, I use a handful of green makeup products to create an easy, warm look on the eyes with a hint of summer colour! Products used: Pure Anada Pressed Mineral Eye Shadow in Reef  Pure Anada Pressed Mineral Eye Shadow in Nectar Pure Anada Pressed Mineral Eye Shadow in Espresso  Pure Anada Pressed Mineral Eye Shadow in Harvest Moon  Pure Anada Natural Mascara in Black …

Easy Anti-Aging Skincare Routine Morning

This is the second part of my anti-aging skincare routine. I use all-Canadian skincare products – both clinical formulations and organic natural ingredients – like The Ordinary and Helena Lane Skincare. Products used for my am skincare routine: Choose your favourite toner, flower water, facial mist: I have several in the online shop that I love  In this video, I use NENA Mineral Toner – a product from Vancouver BC that was gifted to me The Ordinary Vitamin C Suspension 23% + HA Spheres 2% The Ordinary Resveratrol 3% + Ferulic Acid 3% Cocoon Apothecary Reflector SPF 30   Pure …

Easy Anti-Aging Skin Care Routine Evening

This is One of a Two-part video tutorial of my am and pm anti-aging skincare routine. I use all-Canadian skincare products – both with clinical formulations and organic natural ingredients – like The Ordinary and Helena Lane Skincare. Products used for my PM skincare routine: Helena Lane Chamomile and Mandarin oil cleanser Helena Lane Rose and Frankincense Nourishing Hydrating Mist Helena Lane Rose and Frankincense Hyaluronic Serum The Ordinary. Helena Lane Rose and Frankincense Nourishing Moisturizer

Oil Cleansing – Your 1-Step Skincare Ritual!

Oil cleansing is the most efficient way to clean your skin.  It removes all traces of makeup, grime and dirt off the skin without stripping it by being too harsh.  Oil cleansing also does not need to be followed by a moisturizer – not all the time anyways.  The oil cleanser can often be moisturizing enough, so you don’t have to follow it with anything else. Shop my for my favourite oil cleansers in my shop.  Oil cleansers are fantastic year-round! However if you notice that changes in the weather affect your skin, check out this blog on how to easily …

Oil Serums vs. Water serums explained!

Oil Serums vs. Water serums explained! What’s the difference between oil serums and water serums? I often hear my clients talk about how they love one over the other.  In reality, our skin needs both.  Oil serums are made from plant oils such as argan, jojoba, rosehip and so on.  Check out my blog post about 5 oils that benefit your skin to help you choose the best one for your skin! Oils contain essential fatty acids which nourish and moisturize our skin.  On the other hand, water serums are made with plant-based hyaluronic acid (make sure yours is plant-based) …

How to refill your airless pumps

How to refill your airless pumps Did you know that some airless pumps are refillable? Many green beauty companies use airless pumps to keep their products from oxidizing; however, despite the product being “green”, these airless pumps end up in the landfill.  Airless pumps with a screwable top, however, can be refilled! I’ve used some of my empty airless pumps to take body lotion and conditioner with me during travel.