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Better Bathing Journey 2020

Our Better Bathing journey began with simple goals, achievable in our everyday. We've learned that a little bit Better each day can have a massive impact over time. That same 'stick to your values' attitude and our B&B Community's fantastic support, has made for more ups than downs during a ...
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Maritime Heritage Natural Soap Collection

(2 Minute Read) The year 2020 has given us fashionable masks, personal space, and our very own VIP Bubble. But it has tried to take things too, like those long holiday visits with family and friends. In this uncertain time, we need to do whatever we can to stay connected. This inspired our Master...
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Feel Good & Smell Amazing - A Bath Bomb Fundraiser for Food Banks

This was one of the first times that I realized that in order to understand who you are helping, you have to get out of your comfort zone and really talk to them.
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What to Expect in Our Zero-Waste Pop Up (including the COVID adaptations)

Unlike past years, our intent is to not see this space as full as possible.
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Why Bubbles & Balms became Leaping Bunny Certified- Informative Read

Author: Addie Smith Publisher: Chloé BurtonOrganization: Bubbles & Balms        In 2020, we believe that there is no excuse for a cosmetics company to test its products on animals. That’s why Bubbles & Balms is proud to remind you that since our Better Bathing journey started in 2014, we ...
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Are Your Daily-Care Products Supporting Your Love for Animals?

Being Cruelty-Free had not been a focal point in our Better Bathing Mission For People & Planet, but that did not mean we ever wavered in our commitment from 2014. Together, we can take a one health perspective in our daily routines that accounts for people, planet and animals in everything we do. 
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How COVID-19 Could Bury Us In Plastic

We have known that our reliance on single-use plastic packaging and pretty poor performances in recapture through recycling programs has been problematic for years. COVID-19 is only exposing how bad and fragile things are.
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Better Bathing; Going Plastic-Free in 2020 (2 of 2)

We are small, but our BnB community is growing every day. We hear your concerns about what is going on your bodies, down your drains, and into your garbage. If we all consciously reach for better, and look to #RaiseTheBar on personal care everyday, we can help push this movement further along. More makers will provide for what the market demands.
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What is Better Bathing? (1 of 2)

It's strangely uncomfortable to say at first, and maybe that's because we are humble Canadians, but Better Bathing isn't a claim about being "better" than anyone else. Better Bathing is about collectively reaching for Better in simple, everyday ways that lead to big, positive impacts for people and planet. 
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How Our Values Led Us Home to New Brunswick

The house had a walkout and back deck that overlooked a brook and the woods beyond. As we listened to the Realtor in the distance, we stood on the deck, looking at each other, and said 'this is home.'
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Who is that super cute ladybug?

Ladybugs are the natural embodiment of lady luck. There to remind us to seek experiences that drive joy into our lives and are in harmony with our natural surroundings. 
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Why we use plastic, double-walled jars (and not glass)

In short, when you are able to reuse glass (in the home, restaurants, resorts, hotels, etc.), it is the easy choice. When you are limited in your ability to recycle or reuse glass packaging, it becomes far more of an environmental detriment than its' plastic or paper counterparts. 
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