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RED LIGHT! POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SKIN CARE INGREDIENTS

RED LIGHT! POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SKIN CARE INGREDIENTS

Understanding Your Skin Care Ingredients The skin care and cosmetics industry is very loosely regulated, especially in Canada and there is a lot of misinformation out there.  There is basic information we need to know before deciding which skin care to choose. As a consumer we have great power in our purchasing decisions.  By making healthier choices and rejecting toxic chemicals we are telling the industry, “We demand better”. Companies will sit up and listen . . . some already are! What goes on goes in. It can take 26 seconds for a cream to penetrate your blood stream.  That...

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UP-CYCLE YOUR KABUKI SPA PACKAGING

UP-CYCLE YOUR KABUKI SPA PACKAGING

In a way Kabuki is all about love, love for ourselves, each other and our planet. In a greater belief they are one in the same. In the spirit of simple living and responsible consumerism we place importance on safe and effective products that are packaged responsibly using little and sometimes no packaging at all. Those that do use soy inks, natural materials and some are even compostable! Others make for versatile storage containers extending their uses. Today we want to inspire you to think twice before throwing that Eminence jar in the recycling bin. Let’s loosen perception and look...

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WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO READ YOUR SKIN CARE PRODUCT LABELS?

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO READ YOUR SKIN CARE PRODUCT LABELS?

Many skin care companies use a use a technique called “greenwashing” in which they market their products a healthy and harmless choice, using phrases such as “all natural” and “organic.” Unfortunately, due to the very loose regulations surrounding labelling practices and ingredients, these terms can mean absolutely nothing and the products can still be full of toxic chemicals and other harmful ingredients. The only way to avoid being duped by these deceptive marketing techniques is being your own advocate and reading your labels. That is the only way to make sure you are making the healthiest possible decision for your...

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The Wonders of Black Soap

The Wonders of Black Soap

Black soap has been around for centuries.  Have you heard of it?  I’ve only been aware of it in the past ten years.  Black soap is becoming mainstream and there are many good reasons for this.  But once something becomes “mainstream” demand goes up and all too often quality goes down.  Imitation pops up.  We need to educate ourselves on what we are buying.  I don’t know about you, but I work too hard to waste my money on crap that doesn’t work.  I need to support a good company, introduce healthy ingredients into my body and that of my...

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Do I need a toner?

Do I need a toner?

A well formulated toner provides amazing benefits to your skin and the results are almost instantaneous.  Toners deliver essential nutrients and hydration.  They help heal and repair the skin keeping it healthy and youthful.

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