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Detoxifying Your Dorm Room

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As you prepare for whatever the new season is bringing you, we wanted to make things a little bit easier by highlighting our favourite products that you can keep on hand at home. These staple products for your dorm room or apartment are the key to helping you feel ready to take on whatever your day might throw at you.

Shower Essentials

These are the perfect products to keep in your shower caddy!

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Your Back to School Essentials: Detoxified

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We probably don’t need to remind you that summer has almost come to an end and fall is just around the corner. Whether you’re starting a new semester in the fall for the first time or the fifteenth time, you need products that will get the job done and save you time. We’ve done the hard work for you and compiled our favourite non-toxic products for the fall. Read on for our top skincare, body, and...

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Think Dirty Ingredient Breakdown: DEA

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Welcome back to another edition of the Think Dirty ingredient breakdown, where we decode all types of controversial, interesting, and common ingredients found in our everyday products.

In this post, we tackle a group of ingredients and called Ethanolamines. The most common and well-known compound in this group of related ingredients is called Diethanolamine, or DEA. DEA is foundin many household...

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Think Dirty Ingredient Breakdown: Retinyl Palmitate

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If you stay up to date on news in the skincare community, you may have seen or heard the controversy in the past several years around the use of the ingredient Retinyl Palmitate. If not, keep reading to learn where the controversy originated, and dive into the science surrounding it.

Retinyl Palmitate, sometimes written as Vitamin A Palmitate, is a synthetic alternative for Retinyl Acetate, a...

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Think Dirty Ingredient Breakdown: Coal Tar Dyes

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If the name “Coal Tar Dye” makes you pause for a second, the meaning, unfortunately, will not provide much relief. Coal Tar Dyes are a group of artificial ingredients consisting of colours or dyes, present in virtually every cosmetic product. Companies can produce these dyes synthetically or they can be derived directly from coal tar. If you pick up some of your daily products, especially...

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