Foods for Clear, Healthy Skin

Foods for Clear, Healthy Skin

Clear skin is a topic that is close to my heart. For most of my late teenage years and throughout my early 20’s I suffered from pretty severe ace. I felt like it affected all parts of my life – work, social, relationships…there were some days when I didn’t want to leave the house and […]

Why Sacred Earth Is Our Most Popular Product

Why Sacred Earth Is Our Most Popular Product

There is no doubt that the most popular product within the R Devine Skin Care line is my famous Sacred Earth Botanical Cleansing Clay. Originally, when I formulated Sacred Earth, I formulated it to help people clear their adult-acne.  But, the final formulation of Sacred Earth ended up being a beautiful multi-tasking cleanser and mask […]

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 […]

Epsom Salt: Why Your Mind and Body Need to Soak In It

Epsom Salt: Why Your Mind and Body Need to Soak In It

January and February are known to be the most common months for anxiety and depression.  I know that I often experience the “winter blues” during these months, where my energy and motivation decreases. Self care is extra vital during these months. One of the many reasons why I create Sacred Bath Salt + Herbal Bath […]

DIY Foot Freshening Lime Pedicure

DIY Foot Freshening Lime Pedicure

While there’s nothing quite like a professional Pedicure, sometimes you need a quick fix between professional treatments, without paying a visit to the spa.  This simple DIY Pedicure will keep your feet running between your professional pedicures (ah, another one of my famous puns). What You’ll Need: Large Bowl (to soak your feet) Sacred Bath […]

Organic Hibiscus: The “Botox” Plant

Organic Hibiscus: The “Botox” Plant

The hibiscus flower has always been one of my favourite flowers because t is such beautiful and unique looking flower. This stunning plant is often used in herbal tea blends. One of its most popular health benefits is its ability to help lower blood pressure and cholesterol. While Organic Hibiscus is great internally, it is […]

Why You Should Never Skip Exfoliation In Your Skin Care Routine

Why You Should Never Skip Exfoliation In Your Skin Care Routine

If you have any interest in skin care, you’ve probably heard the word exfoliation being tossed around.  But what is exfoliation and why should you be doing it? Exfoliation is an extremely important part of a proper skin care routine for all skin types.  Regular exfoliation helps to remove dead skin cells from the surface […]

Organic Marshmallow Root: The Curing Herb

Organic Marshmallow Root: The Curing Herb

For thousands of years now, Marshmallow Root (Althea Officinalis) has been known to be a very healing herb. It’s Genus name, Althea Officinalis, comes from the Greek altho, meaning “to cure”. Marshmallow Root was even used in Ancient Greek medicine for healing the body, both inside and out. It’s Healing  Organic Marshmallow Root is particularly good […]

Organic Argan Oil: The African Beauty Oil

Organic Argan Oil: The African Beauty Oil

Organic Argan Oil has become an extremely popular oil in the beauty industry over the past several years, and there is good reasons for this! I was first introduced to organic Argan oil a couple of years before starting the R Devine Skin Care line. I quickly fell in love with this extremely versatile ingredient. […]

Why Rachel Keeps Water Out of R Devine Skin Care Products

Why Rachel Keeps Water Out of R Devine Skin Care Products

Have you ever stopped and looked at the ingredient lists of conventional products in the beauty aisle? What is the main ingredient in almost every one of those products? Water! While there’s nothing wrong with water (after all, we are made up of mostly water), it’s not necessary in our organic skin care products. Water does […]

Hazelnut Oil: The Acne Fighter

Hazelnut Oil: The Acne Fighter

Hazelnut Oil is one of my favourite oils for skin care. It’s an extremely versatile oil that works on all skin types, from oily, acne-prone skin to dry, mature skin. Helps Clear Acne Yes, oil can clear acne! I even wrote a blog post about it, so check it out if you don’t believe me! […]

9 Causes Of Adult Acne

9 Causes Of Adult Acne

The Scenario: You’ve had good skin your entire life, but now all of a sudden, you’re in your 30’s or 40’s, and suddenly you’re experiencing acne breakouts.  The acne breakouts mostly occur around your jawline, chin and neck, but depending on what products you use to try to “cure” this acne, they keep on coming back, […]

DIY Night Time Foot Mask for Tired Feet

DIY Night Time Foot Mask for Tired Feet

Your feet carry you through life and take quite a beating. In fact, it’s estimated that the average person walks the the equivalent to 10 times around the world throughout their lifetime! If you do not take proper care of your feet, they will eventually begin to cause problems for you. And we all know […]

Why You Should Be Oil Cleansing Your Skin

Why You Should Be Oil Cleansing Your Skin

As an aesthetician who graduated from my aesthetics program in 2003, I was taught the conventional way of skin care.  In fact, most aestheticians today are still taught the conventional way, so when I very first heard of oil cleansing, I will admit that I shook my head.  “Seriously, cleaning all skin types with oil? […]

Beeswax: The Skin Protector

Beeswax: The Skin Protector

Honeybees are one of the most fascinating creatures on earth.  While most people feel nervous when a bee is in sight, if you sit back and watch the work that they do in their lives, they are extremely beneficial insects.  In fact, they create two wonderful products for our skin – honey and beeswax. Beeswax […]