"DIY" skincare? Is it doing more harm than good?

Even the best do-it-yourself skincare recipes have their limitations. A handful of beneficial ingredients is no match for a well formulated skincare product that is evidence based and can guarantee ingredient stability. Worse, some natural ingredients can actually damage the skins protective barrier. As we know, it's important that no sensitizing ingredients be used on your skin, regardl...

Methylisothiazolinone and Methylchloroisothiazolinone (MI/MCI)...why we do not use it in our products

Red, itchy, bumpy, blistery and painful rash. Do you have problematic skin? Did you know that many of our personal care and household products are to blame? Health Canada is informing consumers of potential risks related to the combination of Methylisothiazolinone and Methylchloroisothiazolinone (MI/MCI) used as a preservative in certain leave-on cosmetic, non-prescription and natural...

Who's the new kid in town? Ferulic Acid..meet Vitamin C

Who's the new kid in town?  Ferulic Acid..meet Vitamin C
Have you been introduced to Ferulic Acid? If you haven't heard by now, this mighty Antioxidant is found naturally in fruit, vegies, nuts, oats and rice. It's making the skin care industry sit up straight and pay attention. Free radical damage is the culprit for premature aging, pigmentation and dull skin. Add cumulative sun damage, environmental stress, like pollution, to the mix and our skin is c...