Simona’s Sweet Skincare – An Adorable Bath & Skincare Bakery

Simonas Sweet Skincare Review

Sometimes, you just need pretty things.  Opening this package of Simona’s Sweet Skincare products, there was much squealing of OMG look at thisss!  Everything in the line is bakery themed, from chocolate massage bars, cupcake bath bombs and macaron lip balms. Simona’s Sweet Skincare is all dessert-inspired, using flavours instead of fragrances, and mostly food grade ingredients. For those with sensitivities and allergies, you won’t find any preservatives, fragrances, artificial colours, peanut or tree nut oils,GMO ingredients, wheat or gluten, sesame,[Read more]

Small Batch Soaps (Canadian Indie Co) Review

Small Batch Soaps Review Soaps and Lipbalm

I feel so clean with all of the soaps and skincare products I have tried lately but I have another one for you.  Small Batch Soaps is a vegan, cruelty free, paraben & phthalate free soap company based in Burlington, Ontario.  Lisa started making her own soaps and skincare to relax while at university and has grown it into a business with some of the most adorable looking soaps I have seen locally.  I mean, she has unicorn soaps so you[Read more]

HollyBerry Mineral Makeup Review

HollyBerry Mineral Makeup Review and Swatches at Craftadian

You may remember HollyBerry from my previous review of their skincare line.  She makes the most amazing Milk Chocolate body lotion.  They recently expanded to include mineral makeup and I got some face products and eyeshadows to try out! Starting with the face products, the range includes four products suitable for light to medium skintones.  I my case, especially so close to winter, this often means they are too dark but these do work for pale skin. Face Powder (Light) – eliminates[Read more]

It’s Only Natural Bath & Skincare Review

It's Only Natural Fergus Ontario Craftadian Review - Canadian Indies

Hamilton has a great indie business scene.  I am lucky enough to live not far from James St N where there are lots of small local businesses and stores that stock products from the home based indies like the James North General Store and others.  The thriving indie businesses mean we are lucky enough to host quite a few makers markets, craft shows and popups each year.  The next one is Craftadian happening this Saturday at McMaster Innovation Park and[Read more]

Ellingwood Soap Company

Ellingwood Soap Company Hamilton Review Canada

Growing up my sister had really bad eczema. So bad that when we moved, the new neighbours called child services when my mum was giving her a bath because she screamed just from water. So the Ellingwood Soap Company really resonates with me. Michael and Anna started making their own skincare to combat their daughter’s eczema when she was just a year old. So they needed something natural, gentle enough for a baby and that would not irritate their little[Read more]