Category Archives: Purpicks Blogs

Meet the Maker: Elaine Becker from Alighten Skincare

What makes your heart smile? I love the freshness and sunshine of Spring in Colorado. My family and I feel so much happiness spending time in some of our favorite mountain towns, like Vail and Aspen. We enjoy the crispness and lush green beauty and the friendly people. It makes my heart smile to walk […]

Meet the Maker: Elaine Li from Iremia Skincare

What makes your heart smile? Every morning when I head out for my run, I look up and am so thankful for everything I see. We are surrounded by clean air (especially in the morning)  and it’s something I don’t take for granted. Watching my kids play also puts a huge smile in my heart […]

12 skin and bodycare MUST-HAVES for this summer!

Weather alert has it, it’s officially going to start feeling like the lovely sweaty weather that we have all been waiting for! What that means is, now is the right time to get your entire summer wardrobe out and also switch up your skincare products. Why should you switch your skincare routine you ask?! Here’s […]

CertClean’s Clean Beauty Awards Winners of 2018

Hello, to our awesome readers, We are super excited to present to you the winners of the Clean Beauty Awards 2018, we hope you are equally excited to know who these winners are, and also buy, try, test some of these awesome products! What is the Clean Beauty Awards? Started in 2015, the Clean Beauty […]

Top clean makeup products that are also GLUTEN-FREE!

Finding products that are gluten-free could be a harrowing task, don’t you agree?We hear ya, and so we created a list of some gluten friendly makeup products that have been tried, tested and approved by experts in the Clean Beauty industry.Here’s a complete rundown of gluten free products that WORK! What is neat about this […]

13 Gluten Free & Clean products you should know about!

Not so FUN fact: Out of the 60% of what you put on your skin is absorbed in your body! Did you know?   There have been evidences of an increase in the number of people allergic/ sensitive to gluten in the past decade. Not only have food manufacturers and restaurants become more inclusive to […]

PurPicks voted among the Top 2 start-ups in Toronto!

PurPicks was titled as one of the Top 2 among 138 tech-based startups in the TiEQuest Pitch Series! (We like to call it a mini version of Dragon’s Den) After going through a rigorous selection process which included pitching the business idea to various panels of judges 3 times, Top 5 companies were selected to […]

Skincare products to switch up your vanity this Spring!

It’s the second most exciting time of the year first obviously being the Christmas week. Any guesses? . . . If you said/thought about Spring, you are absolutely on board with our excitement! Yay! Spring is almost around the corner and it’s almost time to put away all your thick winter wear and bring out […]

Is Magnesium a magic mineral with real benefits or just a fad?

The personal care industry, in the past couple of years has seen a rampant increase in the use of ‘beauty oils’ in products, especially in skincare and haircare products. These oils are available in a variety of types: Coconut oil, jojoba oil, avocado oil, lavender oil etc. these oils have been talked about so much […]

Bid adieu to puffy eyes and dark-circles

Heavy black under-eye circles and puffiness around the eyes is one common concern among men and women of all ages, don’t you agree? All of us conveniently and unknowingly assume it is solely because of the lack of sleep, don’t we? But have you ever noticed that sometimes even when you go to bed early […]