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Deter Mosquitoes Naturally With This Tip

Mosquito bites aren't fun, and if you enjoy being outdoors during the summer months, protection from mosquitoes is important. Mosquitoes are active in Ontario from about May-September. They are annoying, and their bites can cause itching and swelling. This can also lead to infection and scarring you pick or scratch at the bite. Other biting… Continue reading Deter Mosquitoes Naturally With This Tip

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The DIY Apothecary Coming Soon!

If you've been following along with our many DIY tutorials and tips, you'll be excited to hear the news. Our DIY book is coming soon to a bookstore near you! That's right! Over the past several months I've been writing and photographing my favourite DIY natural bath and body products, and I can't wait to… Continue reading The DIY Apothecary Coming Soon!

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Why You Should Always Read the Label

Think of the last time you shopped for personal care products. How did you determine what type of shower gel or shampoo to buy? Do you typically choose the best price, what's on sale, or do you have a favourite brand? How we typically choose a brand has a lot to do with the packaging… Continue reading Why You Should Always Read the Label

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Our Favourite Dry Shampoo Recipe Revealed

We've all been there...great hair day, but greasy at the roots. No time to wash and blow dry again, so what to do? Dry shampoo! If you're not familiar with this product, it is commonly sold at drug stores, and hair salons. You would spray the dry shampoo onto your roots and the result; fresher… Continue reading Our Favourite Dry Shampoo Recipe Revealed

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Fragrance – What’s in it,exactly?

I urge you to read the back of your bath and beauty products. Go ahead. Somewhere within the ingredients list, you will see 'fragrance.' A bit vague isn't it? Fragrance, what does that mean exactly? It means a cocktail of harmful chemicals have been added to your product to mimic a scent. Secondly, these don't… Continue reading Fragrance – What’s in it,exactly?