Author Archives: kathryn

About kathryn

Kathryn is the General Manager and Creative Director of Spruce Body Lab. She is also a practicing skin therapist and has been facilitating skin health since 2001.

Fashion May 2013: Bare Necessities

Spruce Body Lab 1128 Richards St., Vancouver, 604-683-3220, sprucebodylab.com We’ve never had a bad wax at this medi-spa, but if you’re looking to wean off the sticky stuff, give Broad Band Light Spectrum (BBLs) technology a go. Much less painful and more permanent, it promises 70 to 95 percent hair reduction, and technician Kathryn Sawers […]

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Farm to Table Skin Care

We’ve all heard of Farm to Table food- now this concept is catching on in skin care as well. Let’s call it Farm to Face. It denotes the effort to source skin care that is made locally with ingredients that are indigenous to your region. There are certainly many benefits to be had from using […]

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International Women’s Day: Micro-Loans to Empower Women

International Women’s Day is today!¬†From March 4-15 the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women will focus on the “elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls”. Up to 7 in 10 women are affected by violence- a staggering figure. While 125 countries have laws against domestic violence, 603 million […]

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