LED lights up my life!

We recently purchased our first home (ok, condo… we live in North Vancouver!) and immediately wanted to replace the lighting. The fixtures were all original and not our style. To us, the obvious choice was light emitting diode (LED) technology. LEDs are one of the most energy efficient technologies on the market. They last longer (up … Continue reading LED lights up my life!

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What’s in my skincare products? (and Night Serum recipe)

Seriously, what the heck is Methylisothiazolinone?!? In most commercial skin care products, you will find a number of ingredients that you can’t pronounce. Many of those ingredients are toxic, carcinogenic (petrolatum), hormone disruptors (parabens), or common allergens (fragrance/parfums). A survey by the David Suzuki Foundation showed that 80% of the products contained at least one … Continue reading What’s in my skincare products? (and Night Serum recipe)

Divorcing your anti-perspirant, without the stink

A couple of years ago I made the switch and stopped using anti-perspirant and drugstore deodorant. Do you know what’s in that stuff!?! Aluminum which blocks our sweat glands to prevent sweat from getting to the surface (yikes!), and other hormone disruptors that are potentially carcinogens. No thank you! My grandma battled breast cancer twice … Continue reading Divorcing your anti-perspirant, without the stink