10 Nov 2020
While donning our cool weather wear and warming up in wools, we may also be thinking about the coming holiday season. And gift giving. Perhaps a felted soap, homemade in a coat of...
05 Nov 2020
Is there a connection between wearing lipstick and smoking cigarettes?More than one answer is plausible but we are thinking carbon black.  Carbon Black aka: D&C Black,...
28 Oct 2020
White, yellow, red or black, skin is skin and needy of good nutrition. The dry, oily, aging, unevenly toned, sun damaged or clogged pores affect all of us.  Advise on how to...
21 Oct 2020
The light warned yellow. Our traffic lanes obediently cruised to a stop and I did a double take at my neighbouring Masked Rider.  “Do we have to wear a mask while driving?” I...
14 Oct 2020
The year was 2006. Arielle was only 17 when fate played its hand. She was young, spirited and full of energy. As an accomplished cross-country runner and like many dedicated...
27 Sep 2020
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"This Neem Salve is a LIFESAVER." Says Sabina, one of our valued customers. It saved her from a recurring rash on her face. She is one of many that have fallen in love with our...
22 Sep 2020
Masking is a challenge  To be effective, the mask needs to be snuggly placed across the bridge of the nose, flattened against the cheeks and secured under the chin. But all too...
17 Sep 2020
Back in the peak of the Black Death (1348-1350) when everyone was dying left right and centre, a quartet of thieves were captured and threatened with being burned alive for their...
01 Sep 2020
Dear Cosmetic World,  It’s all about the toner. We mostly love you, but true to form, you confuse us once again. What is the difference between a toner and an astringent and...
25 Aug 2020
The two young teens closed their menus having settled on their breakfast options.   “What can I get for you this morning?” the waitress asked, pen poised. Felix looked up and...

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