As we continue through our spotlight of amika, we wanted to show you what they have to say about their secret ingredient: Sea buckthorn berry! Let’s shine the spotlight on sea buckthorn berry, shall we? We just can’t seem to get enough of the superfruit because 1. It’s ultra beneficial to hair, amongst other things (more…

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Last week we talked about how great of a company amika is. This week, we want to shine a light on all of the great products they offer that we love so much! Whether it’s shampoo, conditioner, or spray, none of their products have been tested on animals, and all of them are environmentally friendly…

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At CJ Warren Salon & Spa, we believe in only using the best, most sustainable products. The companies we work with do not conduct in any animal testing, give back to their communities, and their products are environmentally friendly. Of all of our companies, Osmosis +Beauty is no different. Where pioneering innovation meets a fearless…

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Earlier this week we announced that we would now be carrying Freedom Deodorant in the salon, and we couldn’t be more ecstatic. As you may know, we only sell products from companies that are sustainable and eco-friendly. Freedom Deodorant is both of those, and  they’re charitable. A few years ago, three friends of Freedom Deodorant’s founder, Ira…

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If you’ve spent any time digging through the mountains of beauty blogs out there, you’ve probably come across the term active. (Like, how can you add actives to your regimen, or how to pick actives that can address acne, hydration, or brightening concerns.) But what actually are actives? The short answer: An active is the ingredient in a product…

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You all know how much we love Davines, and with good reason! Davines has so many fantastic products, and we want to talk about some of our favorite. Read all about the Davines products we can’t live without, and update your approach to haircare this season. The Love product line – Shampoo, Conditioner, and Styling…

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In recent years, countries such as Norway, India, Israel and even the entire European Union have ban the use of animals for testing cosmetics. This is a huge step in the right direction, and many other countries have been following suit. Canadians have been protesting, creating petitions and spreading awareness on the issue for quite a while.…

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As far as skincare ingredients go, Vitamin C is notoriously high maintenance. Its unstable nature makes it especially susceptible to oxidation when exposed to heat or light, which means it can lose potency quickly. But if you want your skin to look, well, really good —along with bright and radiant — a high-quality Vitamin C…

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From video vixens to the girl next door, meet the hairstylist who can do it all. Sharing your name with an internationally recognized artist has its perks, says Toronto-born and -based hairstylist Janet Jackson. “People don’t forget me. I can thank my mom for that,” she laughs. Jackson got her start back in the late ’90s…

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