A Healthy Beginning Holistic Essentials Home & Body Products

I am very excited to announce that I am now making my finished natural body care and cleaning products available for purchase! If you’ve been meaning to make your own products, but haven’t had a chance to do it, this is a perfect fit for you!

All products are handmade in Vancouver with natural and safe ingredients. Ingredients are also typically certified organic or wild-crafted unless I have trouble sourcing them or they are cost-prohibitive.

Currently, I have six of my most popular products available for sale. The ingredients for each are listed below (* = certified organic ingredient). To minimize the use of plastic, which leach harmful chemicals, all products are elegantly packaged in reusable and recyclable glass or stainless steel containers, or compostable containers.

***BONUS: If you get 3 or more products, you get $1 off each product!***

1) Luxurious Whipped Body Butter with Lavender or Vanilla Essential Oil (120 mL) – $12

  • Moisturizes and heals your skin. Absorbs quickly without leaving a greasy feel.
  • Ingredients: Cocos nucifera (coconut) oil*, Butyrospermum parkii (shea butter)*, Olea europaea (olive) fruit oil*, Mangifera indica (mango) seed butter, Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) oil* or Vanilla planifolia (vanilla) oil

2) Organic Facial Cleansing Oil (30 mL) – $12

  • More and more people are discovering that natural oils are a very effective way to cleanse their skin and solve many different skin problems. The oil cleansing method is based on the chemistry principle “like dissolves like”. This facial cleansing oil deep cleans, reduces inflammation in the skin, and moisturizes your face all at the same time. Great for all skin types, including acne-prone skin (it even reduces blackheads) and can be used to remove make-up.
  • Ingredients: Ricinus communis (castor) seed oil*, Helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil*, Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) oil*

3) Moisturizing and Firming Day and Night Facial Oil (30 mL) – $16

  • Rejuvenates and firms your skin, and has anti-aging properties. Absorbs quickly without leaving a shine. Excellent for all skin-types, including acne-prone skin.
  • Ingredients: Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil*, Rosa canina (rosehip) fruit oil, Calophyllum inophyllum (tamanu) seed oil*,  Pelargonium graveolens (geranium) oil, choice of Anthemis nobilis (chamomile) flower oil* (wonderfully healing and soothing, and great for all skin types), Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) oil* for acne, oily, or even dry skin, or Mentha piperta (peppermint) oil* for oily and acne-prone skin.

4) Coffee Firming Under Eye Serum (30 mL) – $12

  • Improves circulation, reduces puffiness, and plumps up the skin, diminishing the appearance of dark circles.
  • Ingredients: Prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) oil, Persea gratissima (avocado) oil, Coffea arabica (coffee) oil, Coffea arabica (coffee) beans*

5) Untinted or Tinted Lip Balm (shade: Crimson Heart) – $6. This comes in 2 packaging options: 0.21 oz compostable Eco-Tube or 0.5 oz stainless steel tin.

  • Moisturizes, softens, and plumps up lips. The tinted lip balm also adds a natural-looking crimson tint and subtle shimmer to lips.
  • Ingredients: Persea gratissima (avocado) oil, Butyrospermum parkii (shea butter)*, Cera alba (beeswax), Ricinus communis (castor) seed oil*, Olea europaea (olive) oil,* Mica (for tinted lip balm only), Mentha piperita (peppermint) oil*

6) Remineralizing Toothpaste (120 mL) – $12

  • Remineralizes, whitens, and polishes teeth. Plus it helps fight against cavity-causing bacteria!
  • Ingredients: Cocos nucifera (coconut) oil*, Bentonite, Cinnamon, Xylitol, Sodium bicarbonate, Himalayan salt, Clove, Mentha piperita (peppermint) oil*

 

At this time, I am unable to ship, but I am able to meet at any SkyTrain station (we are a car-free family so we mainly rely on transit). Several pick-up locations are also available in East Vancouver, Downtown, and North Vancouver. To order, please email me and let me know which product(s) you would like.

 

Reviews

I bought the vanilla whipped body butter, organic facial cleansing oil, eye serum and tinted lip balm. These products are fantastic and the lip balm and eye serum are quickly becoming my favorites. I am fairly particular with my lip balms and previously find that no other lip balm works except Burts Bee’s or a similar organic honey mint balm from Portland. Tried your Crimson heart lip balm and LOVED it. It’s very moisturizing – I’m certain I’ll need another tube of tinted and untinted soon.

Jessica Galo

I have sensitive skin.  I have very dry skin.  Sometimes I even live with eczema.  I have used a lot of products over the years.  The cream I received from A Healthy Beginning smelled great and felt great (you know – when you rub it between your fingers:)). I used it as an all over cream, after a shower (in the morning).  It was easily soaked up by my skin and there was no greasy after-skin that some creams leave behind.  What was a surprise was that my skin felt wonderful even at the end of the day.  This is not my experience with other creams. I’ve used it as a face/neck cream.  Again – that easy absorption makes it great for the face area.  I could apply some light makeup before leaving for work.
I haven’t used it on eczema but only because I don’t have any breakouts right now.  I would definitely use it, if needed.
I was told I can eat it but I haven’t tried that yet!  But I do like that my skin product is so simple and organic that I could (if I choose) digest it.
Jeet Chand

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