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Tips and Tricks

In this section of The Pure Life, you'll find all of my acne tips, education on holistic wellness topics and so much more.

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So you want to transition to a plant based diet…but you don’t really know where to start!? I’ve been getting asked this question quite a lot lately, and so I decided it would be a good idea to write a little post! Transitioning into a plant-heavy or plant-based vegan diet can be really tricky, overwhelming […]

How to Transition to a Plant Based Diet

  This is probably the hardest thing for me to share, but I am sharing this post with you today because I wish I had advice like this to help me through my struggle with how to cure acne. Finding real, honest resources such as youtube bloggers or friends (vs. skincare companies) was always the […]

How I Cured my Cystic Acne & Rosacea

These 5 Healthy Habits have helped me build such an amazing lifestyle and I really want to share them you guys today! I really believe that using simple building blocks like these ones will allow you to create a healthy body, mindset & relationship with others. Listen to yourself and your body to make your […]

5 Healthy Habits to Live By

I think it’s really important to recognize that what we put on our body is just as important as what we put into our body. Most of the products we use on our skin are actually absorbed into the body, which is why we should be aware of the products we are using everyday. I […]

My Favourite Natural Beauty Products

My Favourite Beauty Products

Festival season for us Canadians is soon approaching, with the first in the lineup, Sasquatch, kicking off in Oregon this weekend. I had a friend come up with the brilliant idea to share some of my favourite foods to bring to a festival! I notice that many people get a little stuck when it comes […]

How to Grocery Shop for a Music Festival


January has gone by way too quickly! Who agrees? It feels like yesterday that I was still bronzed from my trip to the Seychelles. In the span of one month, I’ve started a new job, got back on the green smoothie and quinoa train (boy did I miss those guys), mastered a few amazing recipes […]

January Round-Up

Nuts for Coconuts – What’s The Big Deal?   Coconuts have recently skyrocketed in popularity, and have been known as the modern, “multi-functional” superfood. So, what’s the deal with this nut? Is it really all it’s cracked up to be? I broke down the basics for you guys to get a better idea of the […]

An Ode to: Coconuts


December Round-Up: My 8 Favourite Things   1. TUT: Notes from The Universe – http://www.tut.com/Inspiration/nftu I’ve been receiving these little inspirational personalized messages from “the universe” for about a year now. I love the positivity in each message and they honestly make me strive to do better each and every day. It’s free to sign up and they put […]

December Round-Up

My Top Tips for Staying Sun-Safe If you know me, you’ll know that I take my sun health very seriously. In fact, I take it so seriously that I am often teased for it – all in good fun though. I am one of those “sensitive” people who will catch just about anything known to mankind. I’ve […]

Wellness: Tips for Staying Healthy in the Sun

First of all, please excuse my not-so-modelesque hands. I love my hands. I have always had short nails, cuts, bruises, scars and bumps. This reminds me that I am constantly doing things, touching things and creating things. It shows that I am a true cook, scrubbing vegetables, kneeding dough, washing dishes (tons and tons of dishes). […]

Favourite Foods: Dates