Natural Skin Care

TURMERIC POWDER: Folklore Uses for Skin Therapy

June 22, 2018

by Maggie Martin, PhD. Turmeric has been used as an antibacterial agent for generations. This gold-coloured spice has not only been used for medicine, but...

Pure+Simple Showcases Fresh Canadian Natural Beauty Products

July 1, 2016

During the month of July, Pure+Simple is welcoming some ‘Fresh Canadian Brands’ to a month-long pop-up event in our spas to educate the public on...

Hebe Anti-Aging Skincare Serum

April 1, 2016

Hebederma has announced the launch of their first skincare product, Hebe Anti-Aging Serum. This made-to-order, all-natural cosmeceutical innovation features a host of benefits and includes...

Pure+simple Introduces Holistic Vanity’s Acne Care Line

August 28, 2015

In tandem with Acne Awareness Week, and following the success of Holistic Vanity’s Rosacea Care and Damage Care products, Pure+simple co-founder Kristen Ma is launching...

Pure + simple Introduces Two New Anti-aging Products to their Minimalist Line

April 29, 2015

Spring into the new season with Pure + simple’s latest products. Featuring innovative all-natural ingredients such as whey protein, sugar cane extract, and bilberry extract,...

Pure + simple Launches Gift Kits for Naturally Gorgeous Skin

November 1, 2014

Just in time for the holiday season, Pure + simple is introducing five limited-edition gift kits at Whole Life Expo 2014, coming up on Nov....

Ayurveda – The Mother of Healing

November 1, 2014

Indian Head Massage Makes Me Feel 10 Years Younger Having recently experienced a sampling of Ayurvedic healing when I visited The Andrea Olivera Centre for...

Chinese Herbs for Beauty from the Inside Out

June 1, 2011

No matter your age, numerous herbal super-tonics can help you fight the aging process – and transform your skin, complexion, hair, nails, and overall glow....

Shea Butter – Ancient Queen of the African Jungle

May 1, 2011

For centuries, Africans, Indians, and other ancient cultures have grown to love the land, tending their farms and grazing their animals with no help from...

Natural Beauty: Nutrients That Can Transform Your Skin and Hair from the Inside Out

April 1, 2011

No matter your age, it is possible to revitalize your skin and hair and return to your former, youthful glow. You can transform your skin...

Earthwatch: Green Grooming Can Save Your Skin – and Your Life

November 1, 2007

For years I scoured beauty counters in hopes of finding the perfect foundation that would cover my blotchy skin. I trolled through magazines and the...

Heavenly Horsetail: One of the First Signs of Spring

April 1, 2007

I enjoy every season, but as a student of nature and a herbalist I have to admit I love spring the most – observing the...

Clear Your Complexion: Traditional Chinese Medicine for Acne

April 1, 2007

In my practice I see more and more patients with skin disorders such as acne. These are most often the result of our environment and...

Aromatherapy for Healthy Skin

April 1, 2006

The human face is like a book in that it tells a story. With invasive cosmetic procedures becoming more popular all over the city, more...

Eat, Drink, & Be Healthy – Natural Health Tips

December 1, 2002

CHRISTMAS FEET You’ve spent the day shopping and your feet are feeling the effort! To give them profound relief, prepare two large pans of water:...