We've all dealt with some form of skin inflammation at one point or another, whether that be from a scratch or an allergic reaction. The truth is, our skin is complicated. It uses highly intelligen...Read More
There’s a lot of misinformation circulating around the internet. Many oils have been deemed as non-comedogenic, when in fact, they are. In this article, you’ll learn why an oil is either comedogeni...Read More
The skin microbiome consists of a massive colony of 1.5 trillion microorganisms that live on our skin. We break down the critical functions it serves for our skin's health, how it relates to condit...Read More
Psoriasis has become a very common skin disease, affecting at least 2% of the world's population. It's perhaps one of the least understood skin diseases since its direct cause has largely been misu...Read More
The use of sunscreen has become a very controversial topic for many different reasons, and rightfully so. Chemical-based sunscreens are increasingly becoming a bigger health concern, with the only...Read More
While mainstream cleansers have been a normal part of beauty routines for decades, they're hiding a pretty nasty secret. Oil cleansing, on the other hand, is an effective alternative. Delivering es...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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How to recycle our skincare products
Are you a sustainability maven and want to ensure that you're recycling our products in the correct way?VIEW GUIDE
Treating acne with oils high in linoleic acid
Contrary to what skin care experts and dermatologists tell us, acne-prone skin is deficient in linoleic acid.VIEW GUIDE
A guide to identifying vegan skincare
The vegan and cruelty-free movement continues to grow at a rapid pace, as people are wanting to live a more ethical life.VIEW GUIDE
How to prevent dry winter skin
With the colder weather comes the drier air (especially indoors), harsher winds, and the dry, chapped, skin.VIEW GUIDE