Natural Beauty & Skincare Bin or the Worst of 2019

It’s that time of year! For December I’ll be doing my Best and Worst Lists of 2019. First up, I know what you’re thinking! This title sounds weird, but here’s the thing. I hate saying that any of these products are bad. In fact I don’t think any of these are bad, it’s just that…

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Tata Harper Clarifying Spot Solution Review

Even though I do enjoy trying new skincare, most of my core routine stays the same. I have a favourite elixir and balm from Lepaar, a go to face balm from Earthwise Beauty and the best cleanser from Acure. In the last few weeks though, with the dryness of winter and trying new products my skin…

Carmine is More Than Just a Bug …

Specifically, it’s an insect called the cochineal and it is harvested, crushed to a powder, which is treated with an ammonia or sodium carbonate solution, filtered and then treated again to create the deep, vibrant red. In fact it’s not just red. Depending on the processing pink, red, purple or orange can also be achieved. It takes about…