Light up my Life

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.

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The Benefits of a Sea Salt Bath

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.

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Tanya Droege
Seasonal Skin

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.

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Tanya Droege
Seaweed Fertilizer

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!

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Righteous Raspberry Smoothie

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!

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Help the Pores

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.

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The Memory of Skin

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.

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No Fault with Sea Salt

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.

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Happy National Skin Care Awareness Month!

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?

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