Shelter From the Storm

The Purist / Advice, Self Care, Wellness /

What to do When Facing Anxiety, Depression or Post-Tramatic Stress Disorder? I was in a highway car crash on October 26, 2017. It was one of my greatest fears. I was pulled over on the left shoulder of the highway, hazard lights blinking and ears ringing. In my rearview mirror, the hood of a white […]

Shelter From the Storm

How My Body Changed After I Started Eating Vegan

The Purist / Health & Fitness, Self Care, Wellness /

I Anticipated that Eating a Produce-Focused Vegan Diet Would Change Me… However, I Couldn’t Imagine How Dramatically My Body Would Transform I was never 100% sure that I could commit to eating a vegan diet. And after all, eating plant-based foods is just one part of being vegan. There are other ethical cornerstones, such as […]

How My Body Changed After I Started Eating Vegan

The Pursuit of Happiness

The Purist / Advice, Wellness /

Searching for happiness in a world obsessed with image can be daunting. And sometimes, destructive. Just like Alice, I found myself chasing a white rabbit through an illogical reflection of reality. So many twists and turns! So many hopes dashed. I withdrew deep inside myself to reflect. The ‘white rabbit’ in my story is, of […]

The Pursuit of Happiness

Weekend Rituals with May Lindstrom and 100% Pure

The Purist / Green/Holistic, Self Care, Skin Care /

Stress Release, Long Soaks and Decadent Skin Treatments Your personal rituals reveal a lot about you. For me, weekends rituals are all about indulgence. Long bubble baths, mimosas at brunch, pedicures and snuggling with my cat. (Ok, I snuggle with my cat everyday. But weekend morning are especially cozy and lazy.) Although my weekend schedule […]

Weekend Rituals with May Lindstrom and 100% Pure

Cancer Causing Toxins in Deodorants and Antiperspirants

The Purist / Chemical Index /

Ah deodorant. One of the many taboo subjects women aren’t suppose to talk about. The purpose of this post is to start the conversation. Chances are, you apply this product daily, without a second thought. But have you ever taken a look at the chemical contents of commercial deodorants and antiperspirants? They frequently contains toxic […]

Cancer Causing Toxins in Deodorants and Antiperspirants

Carmine – The Bugs in Your Blush

The Purist / Chemical Index /

Is Carmine Vegan? What Is It Exactly? If you are not familiar with the ingredient “Carmine” already, prepare to be a little grossed out. Known for it’s bright red (though sometimes pink or purple) pigmentation, Carmine is a colour additive found in MANY cosmetics and food items. Note: It is not dangerous to ingest Carmine […]

Carmine – The Bugs in Your Blush

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