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Rocky Mountain Soap Co.’s New Hand Cream

You might not read the ingredients of most cosmetics, but it’s worth taking a look at the ones posted on the back of Rocky Mountain Soap Company’s new Omega 3 Hand Cream: there’s just 10 ingredients, and chances are, you’ll know what most of them are – and the 10 include water, beeswax, and 2 […]

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New Shea Butter Intensive Hand Balm

L’Occitane first became known stateside for its amazing hand cream which was made up of 20% Shea Butter.  It’s greasy but it works.  If that wasn’t moisturizing enough for you, know there’s a Shea Butter Intensive Hand Balm which is 25% Shea Butter and it’s even more luxurious and moisturizing. It has a very rich […]

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L’Occitane’s new Shea Butter Violet Collection

I’ve been using L’Occitane’s shea butter hand cream for about ten years, and it remains one of my favourites.  It’s a simple formula – 20% shea butter makes for a super moisturizing cream but one that’s easy to apply and feels almost like a cold cream on our skin. I love that each year, L’Occitane […]

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Time To Use Your Best Hand Cream

I think we can all agree that this fall has been better than most.  It hasn’t really snowed or rained too much, and we’ve all enjoyed lots of sunshine and seen the leaves change colour slowly. But now the leaves are actually gone from the trees, and there’s a distinct nip in the air. That […]

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Thursday Threes: Skin Remedy from Weleda

No matter what time of year it is, I always have super dry hands and feet that need tons of TLC.  Luckily, there’s this trio of Weleda products. Feet get a dose of Weleda Foot Balm ($13.50) which doesn’t have mint in it, but does contain a tiny bit of alcohol which quickly evaporates upon […]

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7 Back to School Beauty Basics

It’s that time of year again: the nights are getting cooler, the days are getting shorter, and the sound of your morning alarm clock for the first day of classes haunts you in your dreams. Yes, its almost time to go back to school. Taking care of yourself when you head back to the books […]

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