058: Cooking ruts, fitness fueling, and go-to recipes with Vanessa Rissetto, RD

September 03, 2020 at 11:28AM Hi friends! New podcast episode is up! I’m so excited to be chatting with Vanessa Rissetto, RD about nutrition and fitness fueling. Here are some of the things we talk about: What to do when you’re bored with food and uninspired Fitness fueling strategies Her

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Our Favorite New Wellness Staple Might Surprise You (It Did Us)

September 03, 2020 at 11:10AM On any given day, our team receives a few boxes of superfood powders, lipgloss, eye cream or fitnesswear from brands hoping to get their products mentioned or reviewed on The Chalkboard. It’s not the hardest part of the job, to be sure. That’s what may make

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I’ve Created the Perfect Autumn Capsule, and It’s Made Up of These 11 Pieces

September 03, 2020 at 06:00AM A change of season is the perfect time for a wardrobe reset—and that doesn’t just mean buying lots of new things. The ideal autumn capsule wardrobe includes classics we revisit every year, such as buttery leather ankle boots, trench coats and knitwear, with small tweaks to

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My Story: Jenn Harper is On a Mission to Empower Indigenous Youth, One Power Lip at a Time

September 02, 2020 at 02:41PM Meet Jenn Harper, the founder of Cheekbone Beauty, a made-in-Canada cosmetics line of colourful lipsticks and lip glosses, plus complexion products, focused on low waste and sustainability: think biodegradable packaging and sustainably sourced ingredients. What’s more, 10 per cent of Cheekbone Beauty’s profits are donated

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21 Things Every Woman In Their 30’s Should Learn About Wellness

September 01, 2020 at 10:49AM Wellness can be overwhelming. Are you going vegan or going keto? Learning to carb cycle or intermittent fast? Before you dabble in the trends, it’s helpful to optimize get some basic understanding about your own physical, mental and emotional health. Here are a few places

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Your Super’s Kristel de Groot Is On A Mission To Improve Your Period

August 31, 2020 at 11:06AM Kristel De Groot is the co-founder of Your Super, a plant-based superfood brand whose potent products (like this cacao mix) we’ve been using for years. Kristel started Your Super after her partner Michael Kuech, then 24, was diagnosed with cancer. With the help of her mom,

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This Year’s Chicest Beauty Advent Calendars Have Already Been Revealed

August 30, 2020 at 06:05AM It would ordinarily seem strange to talk about Christmas in the height of summer but, then again, hardly anything has made sense in 2020, and we think you’ll forgive us for getting ahead of ourselves once we reveal the subject at hand. Beauty advent calendars

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44 Small Businesses to Support Across Canada Right Now

August 28, 2020 at 02:00PM As COVID-19-related shutdowns forced many businesses to close for the past five months, there’s never been a more crucial time to support local small businesses than right now. This weekend marks the start of the Canada United initiative, a local movement designed to “show local

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We Have Curly Hair—Here Are the 17 Holy-Grail Products We Swear By for Styling

August 28, 2020 at 06:02AM As anyone with curly hair can likely attest to, curls are a constant journey of trial and error. Though everyone’s journey to embracing their natural texture is as varied as curl patterns themselves, the one thing that remains constant is that finding the perfect styling products

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057: Digestive health and building a healthy immune system with Dr. Melina Roberts

August 27, 2020 at 11:30AM Hi friends! I’m so excited to have Dr. Melina Roberts on the podcast this morning. She was so knowledgeable and I really enjoyed our conversation. I hope you love this one! Here’s what we chat about on today’s episode:  Tips for promoting a healthy immune

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Trust Monikh: 3 Autumn Buys I Have My Eyes On This Week

August 26, 2020 at 06:57AM There are hundreds of thousands of influencers in the social ether, but only a handful who we religiously stalk in order to virtually steal the clothes off their backs. Our primary target is Monikh—the London-based styling and shopping guru who seeks out the very coolest

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3-Ingredient Cashew Date Bars

August 23, 2020 at 02:32PM 3-Ingredient Cashew Date Bars With just 3 simple ingredients you can make these Copycat Cashew Cookie Larabars that are grain-free, refined-sugar-free, vegan, and kid-friendly! Perfect On-the-Go Snack These 3 Ingredient Cashew Date Bars AKA Copycat Cashew Cookie Larabars bring me back to college. I always

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These Cheap Moisturisers Are Just as Good as Their Expensive Counterparts

August 22, 2020 at 06:30AM A good moisturiser is a skincare staple. Second only to thoroughly cleaning the skin with a great cleanser, a moisturising cream is the most important step in your routine to ensure you’re flooding the skin with hydration and vital antioxidants. Plus, a good one will act as

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Texture Talk: The Curl-Friendly Shampoos and Conditioners 6 Women With Natural Hair Swear By

August 20, 2020 at 10:09PM If you’re blessed with curls, then it’s important to know that pristine spirals, corkscrews and afros are born on wash day. That’s right, the shampoo and conditioner arsenal you select dictates how well your curls will form with styling products and hold up throughout the

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I Think This Is Going to Be the Most-Wanted Coat Trend of 2020

August 20, 2020 at 06:00AM To compile our autumn winter 2020 trend report I looked back at hundreds of catwalk images, and it quickly became clear that there is one coat trend that featured in almost every major collection and so is destined to dominate new-in sections this autumn. The likes of

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Adidas’s New Vegan Superstar Sneakers Are Covered With Flowers Made Out of Colorful Threads

August 19, 2020 at 05:20PM The Kicks: Adidas Originals x Sean Wotherspoon Superearth Superstar The Price: $110 Why We Love Them: Adidas has teamed up with Sean Wotherspoon for its Superearth initiative, and together they have reimagined a rad new version of the iconic Superstar sneaker that has flowers embroidered

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Trust Monikh: 3 Autumn Buys I Have My Eyes On This Week

August 19, 2020 at 06:57AM There are hundreds of thousands of influencers in the social ether, but only a handful who we religiously stalk in order to virtually steal the clothes off their backs. Our primary target is Monikh—the London-based styling and shopping guru who seeks out the very coolest

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The Wait Is Over – You Can Finally Own a Telfar Bag, or as Many as You Want

August 17, 2020 at 11:35PM Securing the bag – a Telfar bag, to be more exact – is akin to getting Coachella tickets. Everyone wants them; everyone is excited; everyone has to patiently wait their turn. And in many cases, not everyone will get them. At least that’s been my

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The Best Under-£20 Products to Add to Your Next ASOS Shopping Trip

August 14, 2020 at 06:05AM From its covetable selection of dresses for every possible occasion to this season’s trending shoes, ASOS is one of those sites that we always have our eye on for fashion inspiration. But did you know that it’s an amazing place to shop for beauty, too? Stocking

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