Spruce Body Lab Blog

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 your purchasing power this way. For one, you’re supporting your local economy, and secondly, you’re lessening your carbon footprint.

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Pay It Forward

This is the greatest part of the Fite program in our opinion. Have a look below- we just received this notification that one of our loans from last year has been paid back. Now we can choose to take the money back or pay it forward to help another female entrepreneur. So neat!

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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 women live in countries where it is not considered to be a crime.

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Massage Therapy for the Winter Blues

A day like today in Vancouver is enough to make anyone day dream relocating to an arid and sunny local. For most of us, that day dream won’t become a reality, so in the mean time, when it’s pouring down with rain we need to find other ways to cope with the winter blues.

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Sun Facts for Hitting the Slopes

Kathryn Sawers- Whistler

It’s been an exceptional season for skiing and snowboarding so far, and this weekend, which happens to be Winter Pride, is no exception.

While you’re out playing on the slopes- don’t forget to take extra care with your skin. This article from the Daily Mail outlines some very interesting facts about how sun exposure on the mountain can actually be more damaging than at the beach.

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