Clean Beauty: Phillip Adam Shampoo Review

A little over a month ago, a representative from Phillip Adam reached out to me on Instagram asking if I’d like to try their best-selling product: the apple cider vinegar shampoo. After taking a cursory look into their company and products, I emphatically said yes. It was the first time a brand whose values aligned

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A Minimal Nail Care Routine

If you’ve ever shopped at a drug store for nail polish, you’ll know that there are entire walls just full of colours. Hundreds of subtly different shades of red; each brand’s take on the new ‘in’ colours; the latest long-wear, no-chip, perfect formula (until the next one comes out). And right next to that will

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6 Minimalist Tips for Slow Travel

Last weekend we took a short, local trip to visit with friends in BC’s interior. While there were moments of excitement, overall it was the perfect peaceful and relaxing getaway from the city. It got me thinking more about the benefits of slow travel, something I would like to do more of. I have always loved

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Why & How to Stop Wearing Antiperspirant

Is deodorant bad for you? It’s a question that has been circulating for a while now and still doesn’t seem to have a concrete answer. While some studies have linked antiperspirants to cancer and Alzheimer’s, other articles argue that the evidence is insufficient. Today I wanted to talk about why I chose to stop wearing

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The Natural Skincare Routine That Works

For an “aspiring minimalist”, I’ll admit that I have a very full skincare routine. But, taking good care of my skin is something I really enjoy and invest in. Plus, I don’t spend a lot on brand new products or buy more than I need. I’ve also moved to almost exclusively using eco-friendly and natural

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My 5-Product Everyday Makeup Routine

Today I’m showing you my 5-product everyday makeup routine that I’ve been loving the past few months. It’s quick and easy, has everything that I need, and gives me a flawless yet natural look that is perfect for every day! Step 1: Primer Because I’m only using a few products, the most important thing for

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