SeaLuxe is tickled to be part of the incredible One of a Kind Christmas Show next week, from Nov. 23 to Dec. 3. The show is said to be one of the most anticipated Christmas shopping fairs of the year.Read More
If you haven’t heard of dry skin brushing, we here at SeaLuxe headquarters are here to tell you it’s great! It’s as simple as it sounds – before you have a shower, stand in the stall or tub and run a high-quality dry brush over your skin for about five minutes.Read More
One of the best things about living in modern times is all the choices of convenience we have. Even with a cleansing bar – we can decide what we want based on our skin type and how we want to smell.Read More
When we talk about cleaner burning, we’re not talking about your car engine – we’re talking soy candles. Since soy candles such as SeaLuxe’s popular Echo, Westcoast, Anchor, and Tradewinds are natural and made out of vegetable and coconut oil, they burn cleaner than regular paraffin candles do.Read More
The therapeutic benefits of bathing in the elixir of the ocean has been around since the ancient times. Even the original beauty expert Cleopatra herself cherished the youth-bestowing powers of baleneotherapy long before science was able to back those theories.Read More
With a change in the weather comes a change in your skin. Maybe it’s breakouts or dullness or fine lines that have settled in after summer, for me it’s dry skin and scalp – blech! Whatever your issue, we have a mask to take care of it.Read More
Since it’s Halloween, we here at SeaLuxe headquarters thought it would be appropriate to post something scary. And there’s nothing scarier than some of the chemicals found in non-natural skin care products!Read More
Using seaweed as a fertilizer is the best option for home gardening. There is nowhere else that you are going to find all those macro nutrients, trace minerals and amino acids. Nothing created in a lab or in nature can compare. Using the seaweed as a mulch also helps the soil hold it’s moisture without growing fungus. It’s free! How could you go wrong? Go have a crisp beach day –your garden will thank you!Read More
I love smoothies. They’re quick and easy, and – if you have all the right ingredients on hand – really basic. And, let’s face it, a lot more convenient to make and consume than a salad (not to knock salads, but I can’t eat them while driving!).Read More
One of the most powerful herbs on the planet is something that can be found on grocery store shelves. Its scientific name is curcuma longa, it’s bright yellow and is often featured in Indian dishes. If you’ve already guessed we’re talking about turmeric, then you might have some inkling of the spice’s powers.Read More
Raspberries are one of my favourite fruits. They’re so delicious and nutritious with oodles of Vitamin C, manganese, and being a source of fibre. The plant nutrients in raspberries also provide antimicrobial and anticarcinogenic protection and – bonus as we’re left raspberry season behind us to enter fall – freezing them doesn’t lower their antioxidant power!Read More
Bathing with the right kind of fragrant herbs has historically been used to treat diseases along with helping to alleviate muscle pain, mental fatigue, along with being beneficial for the skin and hair. Greek philosopher/physician Hippocrates wrote, “The way to health is to have an aromatic bath or scented massage every day.”Read More
Our poor pores have bore the brunt of our skin frustrations - from producing pimples throughout our teenage years like a game of Whack-The-Mole to growing bigger and more noticeable as we age.
We’ve attacked them with alcohol-based skin “toners” when we were young, squeezed them, dried them out, and have generally beat them up. All along, we didn’t ever bother to get to really know them.Read More
Regular readers of this blog likely understand we advocate using natural skincare products. Not only are they generally better for you, but they’re also a heck of a lot less expensive than the stuff on the shelves.
Take make-up remover for instance. There are so many products for sale touted to removing makeup. Some of them cost upwards 30 to 40 dollars!Read More
The 4th annual Vancouver market will be held at the beautiful Rocky Mountaineer Station and SeaLuxe is proud to be selected as one of the 150 vendors. The Made in Canada Market is hosted by 40 cities from coast to coast, from Victoria, BC to Halifax, NS.Read More
Coffee grounds can kick-start an anti-inflammatory wave through your skin and help speed up the process of healing from superficial wounds. It is rich in polyphenols, the same antioxidants found in berries and tea. The polyphenols and hydrocinnamic acids in coffee can fight free radicals and even help against the damage caused by ultraviolet rays.Read More
Did you know that there is evidence that our skin has a memory? The official name for of this phenomenon is mnemodermia and it is a hypersensitivity on a particular area of skin – long after the initial reaction has disappeared. In a nutshell – our skin can remember past experiences.Read More
Tanya and Alex spent some time on Tanya’s sailboat around the Gulf Islands and they chatted about everything SeaLuxe. Tanya talked about how her company began as an “appreciation for sea life” and how her business idea was to create products that are “ethically based, high quality and affordable.Read More
You don’t need to make a trip to the ocean for these wonderful benefits. Sea salt can be found at any good grocery or health food store. Make your own sea salt tonic by mixing one tablespoon of sea salt to a 16-ounce spray bottle of warm water. We recommend spraying the mixture onto a clean washcloth and dabbing your face, shoulders, or anywhere you are prone to breakouts.Read More
The summer months are hard on the skin, and no matter how diligent we are with protecting our skin, there’s always a little resulting damage to repair - even for those of us who slather on sunscreen, wear hats, and lurk in the shade!
It’s a good time to reassess your skin care regime. Do you have a good moisturizer? A gentle exfoliator? A moisturizer that works perfectly for both your face and your body?Read More