Category Archives: Healthy Articles

27 Reasons To Use Aluminum Free Deodorant

It wasn’t so long ago that when you got to the end of your deodorant stick, and felt the plastic applicator scratch against your armpit, all you had to do was go down to the local drug store and look at the wall of different deodorants that were available for you, and grab whichever one was on sale. If there wasn’t one on sale, you’d probably go for the most recognizable one. You know, .

Changes in Body Odor during Menopause

Symptoms of menopause can include an increase in sweat production, which can lead to changes in body odor. Hot flashes and night sweats have a strong effect, although psychological symptoms such as depression, panic attacks, or anxiety can lead to an increase in the incidence of sweating as well. More sweat leads to changes in body odor. During menopause, hormones fluctuate and are the leading cause for increased body door. When estrogen levels drop a .

Sprouts-Microgreens-Juicing

Sprouts-Microgreens-Juicing
Sprouts-Microgreens-Juicing The Purelygreat team has been getting into some new spring routines lately! Two of our favs are microgreens and juicing! Here are a couple of great blog posts that can help you get started… Sprouts & Microgreens http://www.medicalmedium.com/blog/sprouts-microgreens Healthy Juice Recipes For Body Detox https://www.curejoy.com/content/healthy-juice-recipes-for-body-detox-02-2017/

Summer travel toiletries hacks

Summer Travel Toiletries Hacks
Summer Travel Toiletries Hacks It’s that time of year again – when everyone asks about how much time you are taking off and if you have travel plans for the summer. We spend a lot of time at the cottage but so many of us take the summer as an opportunity to travel to visit family, friends and new places. Given the amount of time we spend outdoors on summer vacation, it’s helpful to have some .

YES our new plastic jars are BPA-Free!

YES our new plastic jars are BPA-Free!
YES our plastic jars are BPA-Free! Since changing our packaging from glass to BPA-free plastic we have had many inquiries about the plastic we use. Our jars are recyclable and BPA-free! The jar lids and the inner linings of the jars are #5 PP (Polypropylene) and the outer body of the jars are #6 PS (Polystyrene). It indicates Recycle #7 (other) on the bottom of our jars as there are different plastics (Polypropylene  &Polystyrene) which make up .

Men’s Natural Grooming

Men's Natural Grooming
Photo: carolina saavedra https://www.flickr.com/photos/127528419@N06/with/15359891887/   I was watching my teenage son get ready for a date the other day and I counted the number of men’s natural grooming products he was using. I guess things really don’t change – I would tell my 16 year old self not to overdo it with the hair gel! The difference is that the products I used were full of unpronounceable ingredients. The ingredients in the products my .

Cancer Awareness Month

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. I take time this month to reflect on friends and family who have been touched by the disease. I am also thankful for the health of myself and .

Give Pink – Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

Give Pink – Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
10% of our UNSCENTED Cream Deodorant sales are donated to CBCF Give Pink. We know there are many “Pink” charities and over the years many stories have come to light about “PinkWashing”. Stories of companies that purport to donate proceeds of sales to charities that help with breast cancer, but in reality, little if any funds are donated or make any meaningful contribution to really help fight the battle! Purelygreats’ association with The Canadian Breast Cancer .

PURELYGREAT NOW EWG VERIFIED™

PURELYGREAT-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 detailed information and ratings of cosmetic ingredients and their health risks. The EWG VERIFIED: For Your Health™ mark helps shoppers quickly and easily identify personal care products, including cosmetics, that meet EWG’s strictest standards while .