Shave Yourself a Fortune with Philips

October 17, 2017

Philips was inspired by the fast-growing electricity industry and the promising results of son Gerard’s own experiments to make reliable carbon filaments. In 1891 Frederik Philips financed the purchase of a modest factory in Eindhoven. Their plan? To bring cost-effective, reliable electric incandescent light bulbs to everyone who needed them. Over the years since then, they have continued to improve people’s lives with a steady flow of ground-breaking innovations.  …


Back to School with Live Clean + Giveaway

October 1, 2017

September has come and gone and kids are back in school full time! If your kids are like mine, they love playing in the schoolyard with everything they can get their hands on, including dirt and wild animals. Kids like to get dirty. Jayden comes home from school covered in dirt, sand, grass and everything in between, and because of this, he needs daily baths. When it comes to bath…


Neutrogena – Hydro Boost + Giveaway

September 30, 2017

  Neutrogena® began its success story in 1930 when founder Emanuel Stolaroff started a small specialty cosmetic company called Natone. In 1954 on a business trip to Europe, Stolaroff heard of an unusual soap developed by Dr. Edmond Fromont, a Belgian cosmetic chemist. Fromont’s patented formula produced a mild, clear soap that rinsed quickly and easily from the skin, leaving essentially no soap residue. Eleven minutes after washing with this unique…


Aveeno Active Naturals – Absolutely Ageless + Giveaway

September 26, 2017

From their humble beginnings in 1945, AVEENO® brand founders Albert and Sidney Musher were inventors and philanthropists driven by a profound curiosity. They believed that centuries-old remedies hold the promise for human wellness, and spent time experimenting with raw cereal as a result. This led to the discovery of the finely milled colloidal oatmeal bath. The beneficial properties of oatmeal were recognized by the internationally renowned Mayo Clinic, giving the AVEENO®…


Purple Urchin

August 27, 2017

Purple Urchin is a handmade soap company located in Ottawa’s Chinatown. What started as experiments in a damp, dark basement soon became a business operating at farmers’ markets, craft sales and online. They have since vacated their original den of hygienic sorcery and set up a Chinatown storefront and production space. They love making soap because it lets them work with their hands and be creative without contributing materials to…


Conair Beauty Roundup

August 24, 2017

Conair is a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of health, beauty, and electronic appliances. Since its founding in 1959, the company has been a family business and it has become a leading manufacturer of national, and globally branded personal and health care small appliances. Conair’s philosophy has never changed, it’s all about servicing the customer. Whether it’s a local beauty parlor in the 1960s or today’s retailer, the formula stays the…


French Country Soaps

  French Country Soaps French Country Soaps is the creation of Ginette, Daphnee and Jacqueline. They never knew that a hobby and a desire to create a quality product could become the wonderful and rewarding business that it is today.  Every single French Country product is made-to-order and shipped from their location in Ottawa (Stittsville), Ontario. Each individual soap is hand cut, packaged, and quality tested every step of the…

August 24, 2017

Townley Girl – Despicable Me 3 Gifts for Girls + Giveaway

August 4, 2017

Founded in 1952, townleygirl is the leader in children’s cosmetics and hair accessories. Partnering with top-notch brands like Disney, Universal and DreamWorks, they not only create great products, but also some of the safest ones on the market. With products like sheer lip gloss and peelable nail polish, kids will have a fantastic time dressing up as their favorite characters, and parents will have an easy clean up when they…


Summer Beauty Roundup

St. Tropez‘ first finishing gloss for an instant luminous ‘wet look’ effect to wow. Glossing is the new strobing, this gel based formula is easy to apply for a high gloss, dewy finish for the ultimate party tan. The tinted gloss can be used as a finisher over an existing tan, or on its own to give legs an instant boost of color and shine. As well as providing a…

July 25, 2017

Goddess Garden Organics

  The roots of Goddess Garden go far beyond ourNova grew up in Oregon and the deep woods of British Columbia, and Paul in rural Oregon. During their childhood, they both became “early environmentalists” and developed an understanding of the power of nature and a love and appreciation for the great outdoors. Years later, after careers in corporate America, Nova and Paul became more keenly aware of the need for…

July 6, 2017