Tag Archives: Pure and Simple

Natural Sunscreens To Try Now

My beauty routine is pretty clean and green but sunscreen is one area where I’ve stuck to the traditional side. While natural sunscreens, which use zinc and titanium dioxide to create a physical barrier against UV rays, are less likely … Continue reading

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Minimalist Anti-Aging Skincare

From my brow tint of choice to my go-to daily Aveda Men fragrance, I’m definitely drawn to a borrowed-from-the-boys approach to beauty. So, of course I’m totally into the masculine look and pared down concept behind Minimalist, the new anti-aging … Continue reading

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Tata Harper’s Botanical Beauty Tips

Pure + Simple has added luxury organic (and beauty editor favourite) skincare brand Tata Harper to their holistic spa lineup. My favourite type of beauty is clean and green so I jumped at the chance to chat with Tata herself … Continue reading

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Winter Skincare Survival Kit

Now that winter temperatures have finally hit Toronto, I’ve stepped up my cold weather skincare game to a whole other level. Battling redness and protecting delicate lip and eye areas requires a specialized arsenal of beauty solutions. Here are the superstar … Continue reading

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Holistic Vanity Damage Care

Damage Care is a new skincare collection from Holistic Vanity with a focus on treating trauma caused by sun, pollution, and other skin sins such as overly aggressive or negligent skincare regimes. Formulated with concentrated botanical ingredients, the products contain … Continue reading

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How to Update Your Skincare for Fall

Every September we look forward to updating our wardrobes but how much thought do we put into our seasonal skincare routine? Kristen Ma, co-founder of Pure + Simple and author of Beauty, Pure and Simple, takes an Ayurvedic approach to … Continue reading

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Pure + Simple Aquabrasion Facial

Approaching an age when I should make advanced results-focused facials part of my regular skincare regime, I’ve casually considered the merits of peels versus lasers but remained at a loss of where to start. So when Toronto-based holistic spa Pure … Continue reading

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Pure+simpl​e – Sensitive Skin Exfoliant + Face Mask Review

I’m on a mission to try lots of exfoliators, it seems, and it’s because the summer time calls for your best skin showing since foundation is a no-go and pool and beach parties mean that you need to take care … Continue reading

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20 Best products of 2010

I’m late on posting the best products of 2010, and this year I decided that I would just list my 20 best products instead of a different best for every category. The reason is that sometimes you’re forced to pick … Continue reading

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Pure and Simple for Sensitive Skin

When I had a facial at Pure and Simple Spa this summer, I fell in love with their skincare products.  I love that they are formulated for sensitive skins – and Pure and Simple assumes that almost all skins are … Continue reading

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