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Graydon Skincare – The Healing Power Of Plants Captured In Skincare

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If you’re a Canadian clean beauty fan, perhaps you’ve heard of Graydon Skincare.  I was lucky enough to come across the brand as I was researching skincare brands in Ontario and then I got even luckier when I got to meet Graydon herself.  Graydon spent a lifetime in the food and health care industries, and it’s no surprise that the brand she created reflects her passion for raw beneficial ingredients…

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PUUR INGRID Review – Pure & Honest

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Every once in a while, a brand comes along with a handful of really excellent skincare products. PUUR INGRID is a Canadian brand out of Okotoks, Alberta, with a focus on simple ingredients from nature.  Ingrid, the brand’s founder, believes that nature has given us everything we need to keep our skin healthy and happy.  I completely agree! I’ve had the pleasure of being gifted three PUUR INGRID products…

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Iremia Skincare Review

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Do you suffer from sensitive and reactive skin? Many of us do! As a green beauty expert, I’m always on the look out for clean products that will solve my clients’ skin care woes.  Sensitive and reactive skin can be difficult to manage even with natural skin care products.  This is because many green and natural brands are not the right fit for sensitive and reactive skin.  Natural ingredients, such as certain essential and citrus oils can easily irritate the skin…

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Pure Anada – Canada’s natural makeup brand

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Pure Anada Cosmetics is a Canadian, natural, mineral makeup brand that will satisfy all your makeup needs. You can expect rich, nourishing lipsticks and foundations, natural mascaras that stay put and vibrant mineral eye shadow shades.

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Stark Skincare Review – Skincare for the urban dweller

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The Aurora Balm My first experience with Stark Skincare and its founder, Jess, was at a Green Beauty Pop Up in Toronto. I remember the product I bought that day, a sample size of the Aurora Balm. I knew from the moment I opened the little black jar that I wasn’t looking at a typical skin care product. The Aurora Balm was a rich golden colour with a sweet, earthy and invigorating scent that I couldn’t compare to anything I’d ever smelled. Jess told me that the Aurora Balm is for both cleansing and moisturizing – the minimalist in me …

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Wildcraft – Simplicity in skin care is a beautiful thing

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As a green beauty expert, I often come across a green, local brand that I love in its entirety. Wildcraft is one of those brands that makes my minimalist heart sing. Made in small batches in Toronto, Wildcraft creates skincare with simple ingredients in beautiful glass packaging. The company’s collection is not massive; it’s in fact very carefully created. I like the simplicity of the ingredients and the fact that the line does not overwhelm with a multitude of products. Here are the top three reasons I love this local, green brand.