A Natural Touch of Summer in Winter with Weleda

Weleda Jardin de Vie Agrume and Calendula Intensive Skin Recovery

Despite the recent warmer weather, we know that winter is not over.  So a touch of summer always helps and I got that with Weleda.  I recently tried out one of their natural pefumes, Weleda Jardin de Vie Argume and Calendula Intensive Skin Recovery – because no one wants dry winter skin! Weleda, named after the Celtic goddess of wisdom and healing, is one of Europe’s leading natural skincare brands.  So they are ahead of the game in Canada with[Read more]

DAVIDsTEA Resolutions Tea – The Glow – Get Your Beauty Rest

DavidsTea The Glow Review - PC Rise and Shine Mug - DavidsTea Resolutions Beauty Rest Products: Laneige Sleep Mask, Smashbox Undereye Primer, Essence Kohl White Liner, Covergirl Clean Matte, Hard Candy Glamoflauge

To help with 2017 resolutions, DAVIDsTEA released a set of 14 tea samples in tins with a resolution on each tin.  You can pick and choose a tea each day and unwrap the tea to find the resolution.  I decided to start with a tea I haven’t tried before, Organic The Glow. DAVIDsTEA The Glow is a blend of traditional complexion-savers, including cinnamon and rosehips meant to help with complexion.  It is light and floral without too much cinnamon, but enough[Read more]

The Body Shop Vanilla Chai Tin of Delights

The Body Shop Vanilla Chai Gift Tin Set Holiday 2016 Review

A mixture of tea and beauty, what suits me more?  The Body Shop Vanilla Chai Tin of Delights includes full sized foaming bath gel, shower gel, lip balm and body butter.  It comes in a beautiful hat box style tin that you can reuse and sells for $45 and is eligible for special offers.  As with the other Christmas gift sets, the purchase of this set means that The Body Shop will restore 1 more square metre of rainforest in Vietnam, Indonesia[Read more]

Ocean Blue Skin Care Christmas Soaps

Ocean Blue Skincare Peppermint Candy Cane Soap and Christmas Soaps Review

Another day of local/indie shopping posts.  Today, I have Peppermint Candy Cane soap along with some mini Christmas themed soaps from Ocean Blue Skincare. Ocean Blue Skin Care is a GTA based (Hamilton and Toronto) mother and daughter team focusing on handmade skin care.  They make a variety of soaps, special facial soaps including Tea Tree Oil plus a variety of moisturizers including eye cream.  I recently picked up one of their seasonal soaps, Peppermint Candy Cane because I am a[Read more]

Taste of the Middle East with Ladida Teas & Beauty Products

Ladida IWC Hamilton Teas and Beauty Products Review

I was lucky, I move to Canada already knowing my boyfriend’s friends, had a degree that was recognized here to get a job and speak English fluently.  Many immigrants, and especially refugees do not have the same experience when moving to Canada.  It still took me quite a while to get used to living in Canada so I am glad to know there are groups like the International Working Centre in Hamilton. IWC provides a broad range of settlement services to[Read more]