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Category: Wellness

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…

Traditional Chinese Medicine to cleansing your liver with Orange Naturals

I  love TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine).   I have a doctor I go to in Chinatown and I love acupuncture and using herbs to treat conditions such as my itchy psoriasis which has gotten inflamed.  Too much heat in my liver apparently.  Triggers are shellfish, Caesars(which as you may I know, I love!), potato chips(Oh, Miss Vickie’s) and wine and stress…

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…

My favourite booths at the Green Living Show #GLS18

What a busy day at The Green Living Show!  I saw some great booths and what a change in the focus of cannabis and clinics around.  There was lots of great information there.  From health and wellness to green cars to beauty and food and beverage there was so much to see and new things to discover. AliveIntention was one of my favourites with their positive…

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…

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…

The Bump to Baby Show, 10.21.17

The Bump to Baby Show is one of my favourite shows for families to go to.  But what can you expect at this baby show? The annual Bump To Baby Show is a one-day marketplace event filled with workshops, organic food and local vendors for expectant parents, new parents, babies and young children. It is a great event featuring many local vendors, as well as Pre-natal Yoga…

Peaches & Kale Hemp Hearts Smoothie

It’s time for me to really, like I mean, really get back into making healthy smoothies for me and the family.  I want to add more fats to my son’s diet so this is the only way I can sneak in avocados and flax oil and those yummy, healthy Omega rich Manitoba Harvest hemp hearts.  Shelling the hemp seed produces the most nutritious and…