You probably have a bottle of extra virgin olive oil in your kitchen, but have you heard of evening primrose oil? While it may not be as tasty on a salad as olive oil, It's one of the most effectiv...Read More
Astra-what? As-tra-ga-lus! It is also commonly known as Mongolian Milkvetch or Huangqi in Mandarin. Not very well known for its use in beauty products, astragalus offers an unprecedented potential ...Read More
Gotu Kola is now recognized as an important ingredient for skin due to its long history of use and numerous scientific studies backing it. It's found in both supplements and an array of skincare pr...Read More
Ah, vitamin C, the anti-aging wonder that makes an appearance as the star ingredient in countless serums. But why? What makes it so magical? Numerous studies (and basically anyone who’s ever used a...Read More
Hemp oil has reached infamy as a nutrient powerhouse, serving numerous benefits for skin health, and being extracted from one of the most biodynamic and sustainable crops on the planet. What makes ...Read More
Hailed as the "Plant of Immortality" in ancient Egypt over 5,000 years ago, science has more recently caught up with the skin soothing and anti-inflammatory properties of aloe vera.Read More
Desiree Nielsen Weighs In on the Link Between Diet & Skin
Desiree Nielsen is a registered dietitian based in Vancouver, BC whose consulting practice focuses on inflammation, digestion and plant-centred diets. Desiree is the best selling author of...
Evening Primrose Oil: Why It's The Best Skin Moisturizer
You probably have a bottle of extra virgin olive oil in your kitchen, but have you heard of evening primrose oil? While it may not be as tasty on a salad as olive oil, It's one of the most effective...
Question & Answer
Is gender-specific skincare necessary?
We always see the classic ‘Men 3 in 1’ products for the face, body, and hair at the drugstore, with the grey packaging that is marketed toward men.READ ANSWER
Will Shea Butter Clog My Pores?
Shea butter has become an extremely popular skincare ingredient, especially for dry skin. It can be found in everything from creams to moisturizers.READ ANSWER
Chemical or mineral sunscreens?
In an attempt to protect ourselves from the sun's UV rays, it has, for the most part, backfired on us. From zinc-oxide based mineral sunscreens to chemical.READ ANSWER
Is alcohol denat in skincare safe?
We all know by now that alcohol is bad for our health. What about our skin and why is this so-called aclohol denat on so many ingredient lists?READ ANSWER
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