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Chinese Herbs & Medicine

Every Folk: Meg

June 28, 2017

 Meet Meg. She's 23 years old, lives in the Okanagan Valley, and she's going back to school in the fall to pursue becoming a teacher. Meg tried our Coconut Deodorant, Bare Bum Balm, Relief Balm and Rose Hydrosol. Here's what Meg had to say...

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Balancing Face Oil // How to

May 30, 2017

christine balancing face oil demonstration sola skincare
Where I make my Youtube debut :)

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Every Folk: Lindsay

May 23, 2017

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Meet Lindsay, a 34-year-old communications specialist and freelance writer from Vancouver BC. Lindsay tried our Coconut Deodorant, Calendula & Rose Cleansing Grains, and Balancing Face Oil. Here's what she had to say...

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A Short Primer on Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine

May 11, 2017

Chinese Medicine Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is an ancient form of healing involving herbal medicine, nutrition, moxibustion (a form of heat therapy), massage, acupuncture, and other alternative medicine modalities. Read on to learn more about it's rich history...

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Herbology 101: Gan Cao (Glycyrrhiza Uralensis)

April 12, 2017

Gan Cao Licorice Root

Herbology 101 is a series where we explore the healing properties of the Chinese medicinal herbs used in Sola Skincare. Today we look at Gan Cao or licorice root. 

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Every Folk: Lara

March 21, 2017

Lara Every Folk
Meet Lara, a 39-year-old urban planner from Toronto. She started using Sola Skincare products a couple of years ago, looking for simple beauty solutions and a natural deodorant that works under pressure. Now she can’t live without the Sola Coconut Deodorant, Balancing Face Oil, and Rose Hydrosol which are all part of her daily face and body care routine.

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Every Folk: Rosa

March 12, 2017

Every Folk RosaMeet Rosa, a 39-year-old mother with sensitive skin and new convert to natural skin care. Here's what she said about Sola Skincare: 

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Herbology 101: Zhen Zhu Mu (Hyriopsis Cumingii)

March 09, 2017

Chinese Herb: Zhen Zhu Mu

Herbology 101 is a series where we explore the healing properties of the Chinese medicinal herbs used in Sola Skincare. Today we look at Zhen Zhu Mu; the iridescent layer of the mollusk shell—otherwise known as mother of pearl.

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Herbology 101: Bai Shao (Paeonia Lactiflora)

February 14, 2017

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A closer look at Bai Shao and it's use in our Soft Skin Balm

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Introducing: Sola All Better Balm

January 04, 2016

The seasons have shifted. The mornings are cool and crisp, and warm up nicely during the day, but you can tell that Fall is here…. Slippers have come out of hiding, warm tea is drunk at night instead of chilled drinks. With the season, my skin changes too. It becomes a little drier, and needs a little something extra from time to time.

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Why Chinese Herbs?

September 28, 2015

Chinese herbs have been used for thousands of years as preventative medicine and to treat many ailments. The emphasis in Chinese Medicine has always been on prevention.

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Bare Bum Balm: Not for bums only!

July 09, 2015

Sola Skincare Bare Bum Balm

While at the beach the other day (where we’ve been spending a lot of time lately – not complaining!) a good friend mentioned how she had been using our Bare Bum Balm on a rash that had developed on her older sons body after too much time in the pool.

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