July 11 2021
While Canada is often called the Great White North, the country actually has four very distinct seasons from frigid to sweltering and these brands deliver products that are fit for every climate. While some Canadian companies feature locally-grown ingredients, many give back to the local community. Most are plant-based, naturally sourced, and all boast that they are free of toxic additives.
June 18 2021
For most of our growing years, we believed that the amount of ingredients used in making a product would determine how effective the product will be. From that moment, I realized that I was more interested in the long list of ingredients inscribed on the product, far more than I was in knowing if it was the best choice for my skin.
May 20 2021
Squalane is everywhere and it’s about time! Over the past couple of years, it has become more and more common in many skincare products. But this ultra-moisturizing oil has been around for as long as we have.
May 8 2021
What better time than Mother’s Day to reminisce over all of the wonderful beauty secrets our mothers have shown us over the years. While any tip shared by mom is a great tip worth having, we have compiled seven of our favourites to share with you! Keep reading to see that collection of beauty tips that we couldn’t bear to keep secret.
April 30 2021
We love sharks and we love sugarcane. We love how one special ingredient is as amazing as it can be. Originally discovered in Japan from the livers of deep sea sharks and now available from 100% plant-based, renewable sugarcane, then bio-fermented to create a beautiful end result—highly stable, totally sustainable and eco-friendly Squalane.
April 13 2021
If you stay up to date on the latest health and wellness trends, then chances are you have come across the claim that natural oils can help protect your skin from sun damage. This has become a particularly popular topic of interest as many people begin to question whether sunscreen is toxic.
March 28 2021
Anyone with skin experiences skin cell turnover. It’s natural, it helps keep our skin free of impurities, regenerates skin after it has been damaged or injured, and overall helps our skin stay youthful and elastic.
March 7 2021
March 8 is International Women’s Day. A day that’s celebrated around the world in many different ways. The aim is to draw attention to themes such as economic independence, empowerment, sexual violence, care and labor, discrimination and racism.
February 22 2021
Now in its 6th year, the Clean Beauty Awards celebrates the best performing products — products made without harmful ingredients. Hosted by CertClean and supported by an eminent panel of judges, the Awards is a global movement to recognize that clean beauty products deliver results.
February 10 2021
For some, the thought of putting oils onto their already oily and acne-prone skin is cringe-worthy. Why would I put oil on top of my already oiled-out t-zone? Well, what if we told you that incorporating natural, plant-based, non-comedogenic oils into your skincare rituals can provide your skin with numerous benefits without breaking you out?
January 29 2021
The skincare industry is full of all kinds of products, and for some of the sales personnel, all they want is to convince innocent women of their cheap chemical filers, bottled up in attractive containers. But woman, refuse to allow anyone to take advantage of your insecurities. There are still great skin care products out there that are not toxic and won't make you age.
January 3 2021
Maria Velve lives in Toronto and is a passionate certified makeup artist with over 15 years experience in the beauty world. She is all about helping her clients streamline their beauty regimens to fit their age, lifestyle and skin needs. With the focus on the quality of products she provides you with doable beauty tips and techniques of green, clean, Canadian skin care and makeup brands.
December 16 2020
Taylor Doucette is the blogger behind
, an Edmonton style and beauty blog. She carries her passion for sustainability and clean beauty products along with her love for skincare and makeup over to her blog where she loves to introduce her readers to eco friendly and green brands.
December 6 2020
Sarah has been struggling with migraine all her life. Her first memory having a migraine attach was at age 5. Over time she learned what situations and food triggered her body and head. Being a mother and wife she has been challenged many times. She started her blog as a source of therapy, she now tells her stories to help others better understand migraine and all its complexities.
December 1 2020
Stay in! Shop online! Shop clean! Get $100 gift cards from FOUR Canadian CertClean certified brands! If you love to go shopping but hate the dent in your pocketbook afterwards, enter this giveaway for your chance to win gift certificates to FOUR CertClean Certified brands.
November 23 2020
PUUR Ingrid welcomes Moist Recovery Conditioner to the brand. Believe it or not, the crazy conditions that we are all going through can seriously add to the amount of stress we deal with, which wreaks havoc on your hair! Treat your hair to a wealth of moisture and repair it with our newest conditioner.
October 31 2020
Stress is something we all deal with at some point or another. It’s our body’s natural response to pressure. It isn’t fun, it isn’t pretty, but it’s a part of being human. High levels of stress can affect many aspects of our lives, especially when it comes to our mental, physical, and even skin health.
October 16 2020
We all look forward to the cooler months: beautiful fall foliage, bonfires, all of the best holidays, and all of the best food. But with the cooler months comes dry, dehydrated skin. Itchy, cracking, irritated skin is common during this time of year. And trust us, we know how annoying it is.
October 4 2020
This facial oil takes care of wrinkles and discolouration for good. It's packed with pure Rosehip Oil, Squalane, Berkemyol® Green Tea + Pine Bark - which decrease the breakdown of collagen in the skin and reduce photo-damage.
September 10 2020
Is your skin dry, itchy, or even inflamed, and do you react strongly to fragrances and chemicals that are present in beauty products? If your answer is yes, then that already tells you that you have a sensitive skin.
August 29 2020
Are you looking for the newest and hottest skincare product? Squalane oil is a 100% natural product that stimulates collagen, moisturizes the skin, and reduces irritation. At PUUR Ingrid, all of our squalane skincare products are 100% organic, cruelty-free, and sustainably produced in Okotoks, Alberta, Canada.
August 20 2020
This facial oil is not just your ordinary skin brightener and conditioning facial oil. It is carefully formulated with the most potent and pure ingredients complementing each other in all the right ways. Facial Radiance is packed with Vitamin C, Evening Primrose Oil, Camellia Seed Oil and Squalane. It brightens your skin, fights the signs of aging and deeply moisturizes.
August 14 2020
When it comes to your overall well-being, it is so important to find out what works for you and follow it squarely. Are you sneezing, coughing, and feeling fever symptoms? We know it is easy to hide under the cover of “Oh, maybe I have caught a cold,” but before you do so, we want you to check your scented products because they might be responsible for these symptoms.
August 5 2020
When you have to choose between an essential oil and fragrance oil, which of them will you likely take? Now we have got you thinking! We dare say that you are more prone to make the best choice, depending on how much knowledge you have about the two. In this article, you are about to learn so much about essential oils and fragrance oils that are in soaps, perfumes, fragrances, and lotion. So keep an open mind.
July 10 2020
Irrespective of how you like to style your hair, be it long, curly, wavy, or straight, we've carefully thought through our selections with you in mind. We've put together easy no-heat hairstyles that you can wear all day long and feel very beautiful. It's no news that heat styling is bad for your hair; hence, these hairstyles are natural, easy to do, and will improve the conditions of your hair.
July 2 2020
Before we let you in on what Antioxidants are, we'll start by reminding you that your body has its own Antioxidant defenses that are responsible for protecting your cells from free radicals, in case you're unsure of what these free radicals are, they are compounds that can cause harm to your body if they are not quickly balanced. That immediately tells us Antioxidants are needed for our daily livelihood.
June 25 2020
How would you like to know that you can save more on your beauty regime and still have your skin looking like you just walked out of the spa? Well, that's the advantage of a multipurpose skin product. You don't want to wake up excited every day, only to look at yourself in the mirror and feel uncomfortable in your own skin. We know you may want to wave that feeling off with a positive affirmation like "I'm beautiful, and I have a glowing skin," which is good, but wouldn't it be much better if you take the next step to get the right body product? Don't worry, we're here to guide you through our multipurpose product, and we are sure that when you understand what you've been missing out on, you'll not want to go one more day without it.
June 18 2020
We're yet to meet someone who doesn't like to have a radiant skin because aside from its health benefits, it's another sure attraction that'll invite the compliments of your colleagues at work, friends at school, and your family. Everyone likes a compliment anyway. However, summer is the heated season of the year, it doesn't understand your skin needs, and it'll end up leaving your skin all dry and rough- if you don't do something about it.
June 11 2020
Checking the ingredients of concern in your skincare products probably has never been part of our daily routine. It’s one thing to become aware of how the creams, cosmetics and soaps we use every day can impact your health. It’s another thing entirely to begin the slow process of eliminating potentially harmful products from your bathroom cabinet. Where to start? Is there a resource you can trust to identify products that contain ingredients of concern? And how do you find truly good cosmetics and natural beauty brands?
May 28 2020
Are you tired of claim-to-fame skincare products that just make your skin worse? Have you tried everything to get your skin healthy? If this all sounds familiar, take some time to consider what could work best for you. How you treat your skin is a personal and individual approach that differs from skin type to skin type, but whatever skin type you have, you'll want to use an non-toxic product to protect skin from further damage.
May 21 2020
From weather conditions and air pollution to our clothes and makeup, our skin is constantly being bombarded as it works to do its job to protect all the other organs inside us. That is why what you are putting on your skin is of such great importance. Can you get skincare without harmful chemicals? What about scents? There's a lot to avoid in your skincare if you want to protect your body's largest organ.
May 13 2020
Health Canada recommends washing hands with soap and water whenever possible because hand washing reduces the amounts of all types of germs and chemicals on hands. But if soap and water are not available, using a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol can help you avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others.
May 7 2020
When it comes to choosing daily body oils, it can be tricky. There are so many different brands to choose from. And how do you know that you are not only purchasing a reliable product but that it comes from a company that is reputable? You don't want to end up with an inferior product, especially one that's been tested on animals.
April 23 2020
There are plenty of products available that tout their ability to make your skin look younger and more beautiful. Many of these products, however, are full of harmful chemicals, and may even be tested on animals. If you want to learn how to keep skin younger in an all-natural way, this article has some great tips for you.
April 6 2020
Being vegan is not just about the food you eat. It is a lifestyle choice that encompasses everything you do and the decisions you make. One of the biggest challenges for vegans is finding personal care products that are clean and vegan. We have a few tips that will help keep your skin healthy and glowing.