huna news - age-grace

How to Age Gracefully – 11 Steps to Change your Life

what's fresh!, age-grace | August 1, 2017

  Today I’d like to share the absolute best and simple Steps to follow in order to Age Gracefully. Now most of you may expect me to talk all about skincare products, seeing that I’m a Cosmetic Formulator. But not at all! Aging Gracefully is all about a life-long commitment to Self-Care! There are positive… read more

Huna’s List of Summer Beauty Essentials

what's fresh!, age-grace, healthy living | July 20, 2017

Huna’s List of Summer Beauty Essentials is here! These natural and healthy picks represent Huna Founder Heather Urquhart’s, fav beauty products to beat the summer heat: 1.) Huna Hydrate + Refresh Botanical Face Mist, $52.  Rose, aloe vera and watermelon instantly hydrate, refresh, revive + nourish, to leave skin with a hydrated, healthy and fresh-looking… read more

Portia-ella: Winnipeg’s new Green Beauty Boutique

what's fresh!, age-grace, healthy living, in the media | June 21, 2017

Hey Manitoba- have you been to this incredible Green Beauty Boutique called Portia-ella yet?! It is the best! We are so fortunate to have a fabulous shop like this in Winnipeg…so pumped! I’ve been there myself, and had a wonderful shopping experience. The ladies at Portia-ella are so helpful, knowledgeable in green beauty, pleasant and… read more

Introducing the new Firming Age-Grace Eye Cream

what's fresh!, age-grace | May 23, 2017

Our new Firming Age-Grace Eye Cream with Sea Kelp, Ceramides, Cocoa and Hyaluronic Acid, is the ultimate natural eye cream that uses real ingredients to deliver real scientifically-demonstrated results.  It addresses all of the key first signs of aging which impact the eye area- dehydration, dark undereye circles, puffiness, lack of firmness or decreased elasticity,… read more

DIY Natural Spa Manicure

what's fresh!, age-grace, healthy living, skin nutrition | March 27, 2017

No time for the Spa this week?  No problem!  We’ve got you covered. Treat yourself to some spa pampering in the comfort of your home with this DIY Natural Spa Manicure. DIY Natural Spa Manicure What you’ll need: – Basin filled with warm water. – Nail file and Cuticle Pusher, if desired. – Natural Exfoliant, like huna’s Sugar Butter… read more

10 Secrets to Age with Grace

age-grace, skin nutrition | July 22, 2016

In a conversation with a friend last week, we discussed the damages of ultraviolet (UV) sun exposure on skin.  She was on the search for a great sunscreen, and I think she was surprised to hear that UV exposure is responsible for up to 90% of premature aging in the skin.  There is no doubt,… read more

Meet Orly Wachter – The Skincare Dietitian

age-grace, skin nutrition | March 13, 2016

Meet Orly Wachter, MSc, RD, Skincare Dietitian and Healthy Living Strategist! Using a personalized holistic approach, Orly helps women get glowing skin and killer confidence that allows them to show up as their best and brightest self. Orly is passionate about the power of food as medicine and uses a combination of nutrition-based counselling, simple… read more

GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid) for Health + Skin

botanical science, age-grace, healthy living, skin nutrition | November 3, 2015

What is GLA? GLA stands for Gamma Linolenic Acid, which is an essential fatty acid that is naturally-occurring in plant seeds such as borage, black currant and evening primrose seeds.  GLA is essential to human nutrition, as it is an Omega-6 fatty acid which the body is able to convert into health-benefiting substances which are… read more

10 Best Beauty Hacks using Sandalwood Powder

botanical science, age-grace, skin nutrition | September 3, 2015

The word about Sandalwood powder and its effectiveness as a beauty treatment is getting out! Many people have used Sandalwood powder (aka Chandan) to obtain clear, healthy and radiant skin for centuries. The most important thing to consider when searching for Sandalwood powder for your beauty routine, is to ensure you are purchasing it from… read more

Why make the switch to natural skincare products?

botanical science, age-grace, healthy living, skin nutrition | August 2, 2015

What does ‘natural skincare’ mean? The term ‘natural’ in the skincare world may mean a variety of things- organic, natural or naturally-derived ingredients being the most common references.  Natural may also refer to a product being eco/environmentally-friendly, green, vegan, cruelty-free (no animal testing and/or no animal-based ingredients), or may describe the product as being free… read more

Age-Grace is the new Anti-Age

age-grace, skin nutrition | July 16, 2015

If you’ve been cruising the huna Natural Apothecary website lately, you may have noticed that we are changing our terminology (and mindset) from Anti-Age, to Age-Grace. What exactly does Age-Grace mean? In a world packed full of negative messages around growing older and aging, it is more important than ever to reinforce how natural a… read more

How to Exfoliate Skin – Post #2: Age-Grace Series

age-grace, skin nutrition | June 30, 2015

Welcome to the second post in the Age-Grace series. (I’ve titled a series of blogs on how to care for your skin naturally & aging gracefully– the ‘Age-Grace series’…stay tuned for regular posts over the several months!) The last post in the Age-Grace series discussed the many benefits of incorporating regular exfoliation into your skincare… read more

Skin Exfoliation 101 – The Benefits of Exfoliating – Post #1: Age-Grace Series

age-grace, skin nutrition | May 23, 2015

Welcome to the first blog post in the Age-Grace series. I’m going to be posting regular blogs on preserving your skin’s natural beauty through simple principles to aging gracefully- I’m calling it the ‘Age-Grace’ series. There will be several posts within this series which will help you understand the natural process of skin aging, how… read more