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Cancer Awareness Month

April is daffodil month in Canada. Yes, the flowers are starting to poke their way through the cold earth and the birds are chirping a little bit louder. But the daffodils I’m referring to are for the cancer awareness campaign run by the Canadian Cancer Society....

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PURELYGREAT NOW EWG VERIFIED™

Purelygreat Natural Cream Deodorants have been granted the EWG VERIFIED™ seal of approval! We are proud to be the first Canadian company to receive this distinction. For years, we have been listed on EWG’s Skin Deep® cosmetics database providing consumers with...

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Dry Skin and Winter

What to do about those winter dry patches? We have hit a really cold spell in Peterborough, ON, (awesome new hometown of Purelygreat) and have noticed more dry skin – always something to contend with in our Canadian winters! When the hot air is blasting indoors,...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month & PinkWashing

PinkWashing by unscrupulous marketers has been an ongoing challenge for credible charities and brands that have positive goals. Dollar store goods sporting pink ribbons make us feel that these are products we should purchase with some higher purpose. Often little or...

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Changing Healthcare with Smart Phones

Smartphones are changing Healthcare and the world. These little “pocket computers” are allowing us to communicate and access information in ways that not so long ago existing only in the realm of sci-fi stories. This video report talks about how...

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Room-by-Room Guide to Household Toxins

If you want to take steps to rid your house of potentially dangerous household toxins that may effect your family, here is a great room-by-room guide to where they may be lurking. Often the culprits are commercial products such as cleaning agents, fragrance products,...

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Personal care products, chemicals and you

This is an interesting article we found stating that “The average woman uses between 10 and 15 personal care products, averaging 120 chemicals per day.” 
In light of that statistic and mounting evidence relating health issues to chemicals, it is...

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Uses For Baking Soda AKA Natural Soda

If you are at all eco-conscious, the notion of using simple basic natural ingredients for most household purposes is top of mind. Of course one of these “old school” ingredients is baking soda, also known as Natural Soda or Sodium Bicarbonate. It has been...

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Natural Deodorant Concerns

We know our natural deodorant customers are sensitive about trying new body care products. In fact for many people the idea of trying an unknown brand is even more worrisome. By following up before and after shipping, we make every effort to ensure our customers feel...

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