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Category: Skincare

Spring rejuvenation at Hand & Stone Spa

I recently had a lovely facial at the Hand & Stone Spa on the Danforth.  Have you heard of Hand & Stone Spa?  There are lots of locations across the GTA and more are popping up every day.   What I really like about Hand & Stone Spa is that they are affordable!   With the season’s changing so does our…

LASPA Sun Care~ Protecting your skin naturally from the sun with mineral sunscreen

I have something to tell you.  I never wear sunscreen. What kind of esthetician am I? I mean, I’ve never found a sunscreen that I liked for my face and body until I discovered LASPA Suncare.  I had a crazy pigmentation spot on my face last summer that drove me crazy.  It’s now gone mind you, but that was my wake up call…

Kariderm~100% pure Organic Shea Butter. Rich in elements that moisturize, nourish, and protect your skin~

I’ve had the chance to review a line recently called Kariderm.  They are a Canadian company that focuses on organic skincare using and the main ingredient is shea butter.  The KARIDERM products are made with Shea Butter Organic & Fair Trade which nourishes, protects and hydrates. It regenerates skin, nails and hair. Soothes skin irritations and helps to improve firmness.  Another great feature that I…

The beauty of Bella Aura Skincare

“I came to understand how a person with skin issues feels inside and how difficult it is on their mind and spirit. I didn’t create Bella Aura to make you perfect. To me, perfection is an illusion. My goal is more on a spiritual level: I want to make you feel beautiful from the inside out so that your inner and outer beauty shines through. When you&#8217…

Protect your skin naturally this winter with Crawford Street Skin Care

Canadian winters can wreak havoc on the skin: windy, cold, dry outside temperatures combined with hot, dry or damp indoors conditions. Winter naturally invites relaxation, renewal and rejuvenation. Crawford Street welcomes winter with a NEW survival kit containing four new products including mineral baths, deodorant, body oil and cuticle oil – all in environmentally responsible glass packaging.  Soak away your winter blues with a relaxing mineral bath. Crawford Street…

Season the holiday with peppermint from Thursday Plantation #100usesforTP

When I worked in a fabulous aromatherapy clinic in Forest Hill and the holidays rolled around we would put peppermint on our diffusers.   When I went to work and opened the door, it smelled like Christmas.  Oh, how I miss that clinic and working with essential oils!    New from Thursday Plantation this season is Peppermint, which fits with their other therapeutic collections of…

Crawford Street Skin Care~A Toronto-based, all-natural, luxury skin care company.

Ok, you may want this for yourself as I have been slathering the most nourishing face balm for myself!  Have you heard about Crawford Street Skin Care? Well, I have something for the King in your life my lovely Queens and Kings.  Crawford Street Skin Care makes its way into the holiday gift giving spirit with traditional gifts fit for a king! “Frankincense and myrrh based…

My guide to silky smooth feet this winter

I love pedicures.  I love a good foot rub the most but as an esthetician, I am picky and tend to do my own pedicures.  Especially when estheticians don’t listen to the client’s request.  I almost kicked one esthetician in the face when she pulled out the credo blade and proceeded to remove the little calluses I had.  You see, once…