Amazon Prime Day – Canada Deal Round-Up 2018

The day arrived! Half the world was clearly as excited as I was and hit up the Amazon site, only to find their pages wouldn’t load. For HOURS! The frustration of Prime shoppers yesterday on Twitter and Facebook was palpable.  It meant I too was shopping frantically at 11:54pm last night to make sure my order submitted! Fortunately, Amazon did the right thing and extended … Continue reading Amazon Prime Day – Canada Deal Round-Up 2018

Recipe for homemade face serum for mature, sensitive (and combination) skin

Putting luxurious products on your skin doesn’t have to be expensive. With all-natural carrier oils and essential oils, making your own face serum can be easy and within reach. Continue reading Recipe for homemade face serum for mature, sensitive (and combination) skin

Recipe for homemade facial toner for sensitive and oily skin 

This could not have been easier. Three ingredients and an empty, travel sized bottle from the dollar store was all I need to “perfect” this DIY face toner recipe. I say that term loosely for it was a matter of two different trials until I found the strength of homemade facial toner that worked for my sensitive skin, and voila. It cost me <$5 to … Continue reading Recipe for homemade facial toner for sensitive and oily skin 

DIY facial wash recipe for acne prone, combination skin

I’m nearly 40 and I occasionally break out like a teenager. Yes, it’s hormonal and yes, it’s related to what I put in my body. I’m working on that part! Here’s what I use to clean my face every morning and night. It’s very basic and does a great job at making sure there is no makeup, nor impurities left. I always follow up with … Continue reading DIY facial wash recipe for acne prone, combination skin

DIY recipe for whipped eczema body butter cream

Hands up who else hates using steroid creams on their eczema? I’m going to guess that you too despise spending the cash on different “organic”, “natural” eczema miracle creams too? Welcome to my club. I’m one of those lucky few with the lucky triple AAA – asthma, allergies and atopic skin “issues”. From a young age I’ve taken steroids, antihistamines and immunotherapies to keep everything … Continue reading DIY recipe for whipped eczema body butter cream

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Homemade and frugal bath bomb recipe for Christmas gifts

I recently found a new supplier online, Voyageur Soap and Candle, for all things soap making, aromatherapy, mineral makeup and skincare supplies. To quote my friend, I quickly fell down the “rabbit hole” and got way too excited planning and shopping for all the craft projects my kids and I could get up to this Christmas break. After navigating my way through the soap making … Continue reading Homemade and frugal bath bomb recipe for Christmas gifts