How To Improve Your Skin Care Experience

Being an aesthetician, there’s one thing that I’ve always noticed. In the 14 years that I worked providing spa services, this one aspect never changed or improved for clients until learning this little secret.  That aspect is the way you see your skin care routine… Most people wash their face at night and think of […]

Jojoba Oil: The Skin’s Natural Mimicker

Jojoba Oil: The Skin’s Natural Mimicker

Jojoba oil is a really powerful ingredient from nature that you’ll find in every one of R Devine Skin Care’s oil-based products. While jojoba is referred to as an oil, Jojoba oil is technically a liquid wax, which is almost identical to our skins natural oil (sebum).  Because of this, jojoba oil makes an excellent, […]

25 Daily Self Care Ideas to Improve Your Life

25 Daily Self Care Ideas to Improve Your Life

Self care is so much more important than most people realize. I recently wrote a blog post about my own self care experience over the past couple of years and how it has truly changed my life.  I wrote this blog post in hopes to inspire people to start taking better care of themselves. I […]

Featured Spa Partner: Mystic Float

Featured Spa Partner: Mystic Float

Mystic Float, located on James Street South in Hamilton, Ontario is a really unique business.  Shortly after they opened in 2016, Michelle, co-owner of Mystic Float, contacted me to inquire about R Devine Skin Care.  They wanted to offer some luxurious body products inside each of their float rooms for their clients to use after each […]

DIY Strawberry Lip Scrub

DIY Strawberry Lip Scrub

The dry, colder winter air often brings dry, cracked lips. If your lips are experiencing some flakiness or dead skin cell build up, then I recommend making this very simple lip scrub. If you choose to use the strawberry in it, any remaining scrub will need to be stored in the fridge, and will last […]

R Devine Mixing Magic: Earth + Radiant Soul

R Devine Mixing Magic: Earth + Radiant Soul

To continue with our R Devine Mixing Magic series, this week, I am mixing together Sacred Earth Botanicals Cleansing Clay with Radiant Soul Brightening Mask. This mask duo is my favourite mask combination within the R Devine Skin Care line.  For those of you who already use Sacred Earth and love it for its skin brightening […]

Ingredients to Avoid in the Beauty Industry

Ingredients to Avoid in the Beauty Industry

For years, I worked as a conventional aesthetician, not really knowing a whole lot about the ingredients and preservatives that went into the professional skin care products that I used.  I knew the basics, but didn’t understand about the smaller ingredients.  Aestheticians aren’t taught about that in school.  For us, if a professional skin care […]

Skincredible Spinach Smoothie Recipe

Skincredible Spinach Smoothie Recipe

At R Devine Skin Care, I am always talking about the importance of both internal care and external care for your skin health.  While we specialize in external care, I reached out to my friend Orly Wachter, the Skincare Dietician, and asked her if she could share her favourite skin-friendly smoothie recipe that you can enjoy […]

DIY Avocado Hair Mask

DIY Avocado Hair Mask

When I switched to only using natural products, the most challenging part of transitioning was finding some really good, effective products for my hair.  I tried countless shampoos until I finally found one that I love. Even though I love the shampoo that I use, I still love giving my hair a little extra TLC […]

5 Things That Self Care Has Taught Me

5 Things That Self Care Has Taught Me

I don’t know about you, I think this goes for all of us, but my self care used to come and go in phases. These phases were disrupted because of different life events – motherhood, work, a time-limited project or any other event that would temporarily disrupt my usual day to day life. Every time […]

Featured Spa Partner: WAX by Danielle

Featured Spa Partner: WAX by Danielle

This weeks featured spa partner is WAX by Danielle, located in Bellingham, Washington, U.S.A. Danielle has a really successful waxing business, and although she does only offer waxing on her spa menu, she is extremely passionate about all-natural products and helping clients choose the perfect products for their skin. Danielle originally purchased some R Devine products […]

R Devine Mixing Magic: Calm + Earth

R Devine Mixing Magic: Calm + Earth

To continue with our R Devine Mixing Magic series, this week, I am mixing together Sacred Calm Soothing Cleanser + Serum with Sacred Earth Botanicals Cleansing Clay. While Sacred Earth is typically mixed with water to create a really effective acne cleanser, as well as a detox mask for all skin types, when you mix […]

DIY Foot Scrub

DIY Foot Scrub

While a lot of women enjoy their professional spa pedicures from their favourite aesthetician, sometimes, our feet need a little TLC in between treatments. Our Sacred Scrub Hibiscus Exfoliating Body Exfoliant makes a great foot scrub, however, if you don’t have this product, then we’ve created this simple DIY Foot Scrub for you to make […]

R Devine Mixing Magic: Garden + Botanicals

R Devine Mixing Magic: Garden + Botanicals

To continue with our R Devine Mixing Magic series, this week, I am mixing together Sacred Garden Makeup Remover with Sacred Botanicals Hibiscus Facial Exfoliant + Mask. Traditionally, Sacred Botanicals is mixed with water in order to create a really gentle, aromatic facial exfoliant.  If you prefer a little more scrubbing action, then this mixture […]

Featured Spa Partner: Sugar Society

Featured Spa Partner: Sugar Society

Over the next few weeks, you’ll be seeing a new series on our blog, featuring our amazing Spa Partners at R Devine Skin Care. My first blog post is an short interview that I did with Stacey Michalopoulos, aesthetician and owner of Sugar Society in Pembroke, Ontario. Stacey has been carrying R Devine Skin Care through her […]

R Devine Mixing Magic: Balance + Calm

R Devine Mixing Magic: Balance + Calm

When I formulated R Devine Skin Care, I wanted to create products that were versatile and had multi-use purposes.  Not only does this provide extra benefits for your skin, but it also helps you to get more value for the money that you spend on your skin care products. This week, I am featuring Sacred […]

DIY Body Scrub

DIY Body Scrub

One of the most popular body treatments offered in professional spas is the Sea Salt Body Scrub.  This treatment is designed to removed dead skin cells from the surface of your skin, increase your circulation, and detoxify, leaving you with improved health and sensually soft skin. While nothing quite compares to the experience of having […]

Rhassoul Clay: The Cleansing Clay

Rhassoul Clay: The Cleansing Clay

Rhassoul Clay, also known as Ghassoul Clay, is a unique, mineral-rich clay that has multiple uses in skin care. It only comes from one place in the world, which is the Atlas Mountains in Eastern Morocco.  For centuries, the Moroccan women have used Rhassoul Clay as a multi-purpose beauty ingredient. This unique clay is a cleansing clay and can be used […]

Why Activated Charcoal is Good for Your Skin

Why Activated Charcoal is Good for Your Skin

Activated Charcoal is a really popular ingredient within the green beauty industry. It dates back to ancient times and is known for its ability to cure and heal a number ailments. This fine, black powder is odourless and is often made from wood or coconut shells. It effectively fights acne and gives you flawless skin, […]

9 Ways to Make Your Skin Glow

9 Ways to Make Your Skin Glow

Since creating the R Devine Skin Care line, the biggest compliment that I receive from people is how nice my skin is.  Everyone wants to know how I achieve such an even skin tone with a beautiful glow. While I’d like to give full credit to my R Devine Skin Care products, there’s a lot more […]