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Mabrook means blessed

D. L.

Tags Feature product, Spotlight

We is beyond happy to welcome Mabrook & Co. to our ever expanding line of products."Mabrook means blessed in Arabic. We believe that your body is blessed, deserving of your adoration and respect. We believe that you should never have to compromise your health when it comes to the way you feel, look, and smell. We believe in being kind to ourselves, each other, and the planet. We believe that we can all make a positive change in the lives of others."  - Mabrook & Co.                     Aliya Dhalla is the founder...


BRAND NEW: TGIN launches two new products!!!

D. L.

Tags Ingredients, Spotlight

As always, TGIN listens to it's loyal customers who were asking for more products!!! Not much was missing from this award winning line but they came up with two new additions. They recently launched two new products that are as moisturizing and hydrating as the other products in their hair collection. They are:   Smooth & Hold Edge Control - this nutrient rich formula holds edges in place without flaking or building, great for those who want to lay their baby hairs!     Curl Bomb Moisturizing Styling Gel - will help you achieve soft touchable curls without the CRUNCH! And the reviews are amazing! TGIN...


Gaia Collective Flower Moonbox

D. L.

Tags Feature product, Spotlight

Just in time for our 2 year Anniversary, Malachite + Elephant will be featured in the GAIA COLLECTIVE May Moonbox -  a full moon ritual in a box.   MOONBOX - A Celebration of Every Full Moon I was approached by the lovely Paula a few months ago. Paula is one of the founders of the Gaia Collective. The timing of her call was perfect ,we had a nice chat and discovered that our intentions  and interests were so aligned. Of course, I accepted her offer to be featured in a MoonBox...How cool!!!   'Paula is a dedicated yogi, focused and committed to...


Event: Kallaloo, an Afro-Caribbean Dance Festival

D. L.

Tags Events

Join us at the community market for Black History Month in Ottawa. Date: Saturday, February 25, 2017 Time: 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM Location: Hintonburg Community Center; 1064 Wellington St, Ottawa     The Cultural Arts Studio - School of Afro-Caribbean Dance is once again organizing a fun, family friendly Dance Festival. This event will include dance workshops, Caribbean Drummers and a Community Market. This event is open to all levels of dance and all age groups, come and shake your hips to Afro-Salsa and stomp your feet to Afro-Roots dance. The event will be capped by an energizing Drum Circle by...


Go Green in 2017: Step 2 - How green are you?

D. L.

  In our first blog of the year - Step 1 - Know the Ingredients, we told you about some ingredients to avoid. In Part 2, we help you figure out how green you currently are and ultimately help you pick green beauty products.   Step # 2 - How green are you?  Have a look at the beauty products you currently use, do they contain some of the ingredients listed in Step 1? Beauty product ingredient lists can be long so you may want to focus on a few ingredients. Do you products contain parabens, artificial fragrances or SLS's....