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Your New Holiday Travel Essential: Solid Body Butter

So solid body butter is a thing and I have to say that once I wrapped my head around it, I actually tried it and love it. Mine is from Rocky Mountain Soap Company and is a blend of oils, beeswax, and cocoa butter.  It glides on smoothly on to your skin and then you […]

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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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Winter Favourites: Caudalie Hand and Foot Cream

Oooh, yes, it’s definitely fall where I am and so I’m reaching more for my favourite hand and foot creams, in this case the Caudalie Foot Beauty Cream ($20), and the Caudalie Hand and Nail Cream ($20).  Both have luxurious texture – watery at first, but then creamy and moisturizing without being greasy. The key […]

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New From Live Clean: Vanilla Oatmeal

My favourite affordable clean brand – Live Clean – has two new products: Vanilla Oatmeal Soothing Body Wash ($6.99) and Vanilla Oatmeal Soothing Liquid Hand Soap ($4.99). Both come at a time when dry skin is beginning to be a problem.  They contain oatmeal, which is known for its soothing properties as well as a […]

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Summer’s Best New Beauty Brand Find

I love discovering new beauty brands, and my latest find is Elabloom, a Canadian company that believes in making affordable but quality and safe cosmetics.  Elabloom, meaning Earth’s Bloom, wants to help people become one with the earth through taking care of themselves. The product that won me over is the Exfoliating Body Scrub – […]

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In Case I Was Missing Summer…

My favourite body wash and moisturizer duo comes in a delicate coconut scent, so that’s what I’m adding to my bath.  It’s the Aveeno Skin Relief Gentle Scent™ Coconut Body Wash ($9.99) and the Aveeno Skin Relief Gentle Scent™ Coconut Lotion ($13.99).  I keep a big pump bottle of the moisturizer on my bathroom vanity […]

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Summer Skincare Tips!

Ok, so it’s hot outside and you need to take care of the skin on your body so that it looks its absolute best.   I’ve cracked the code on making your skin look amazing and here is what you need to use. St. Tropez Gradual Tan In Shower Lotion.  You want a golden brown […]

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Tanning with the Streaks (or the Burn)

A nice tan can do so much for helping skin look healthier, and if you’re new to the look, or are revisiting it after a long winter, a gradual tanning lotion is the way to go because it gives you a golden glow but without the streaks. It works because it has less of the […]

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New Vichy Ideal Body Spa Showers

In-shower body treatments are the new way to take care of yourself.  Not only can you get clean but increasingly, you can hydrate, self-tan, and exfoliate all without turning the hot water off. I’m definitely more of a shower person myself – sitting in a bath just doesn’t appeal to me much.  I’d love it […]

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This Christmas Lush Brings Back Celebrate

I love body lotions from Lush because I know that they’re made out of natural ingredients and are so moisturizing.  I feel in love with the scent of their Celebrate body lotion a few Christmases ago, and I’m happy to say that now it’s back.  Scented with cognac oil, and blended with glycerin, almond oil, […]

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