Neal's Yard Remedies Blog

  • A Neal's Yard Remedies Special Announcement

      I am writing today to announce a recent change at Neal’s Yard Remedies.   After much consideration, we have made the business decision to close our Southcentre Mall location, and instead, focus our efforts in areas where we really flourish. I would like to sincerely thank you, our valued customer, for giving us the opportunity to share our passion for luxurious products and services, and I look forward to continuing our relationship in the areas that we burn the brightest - at our Flagship Store on 4th Street in Mission, online at NealsYardRemedies.ca, and in partner stores across Canada....

  • How a lack of sleep affects your brain – and personality

    By Jakke TamminenNYR Natural News   In 1959, Peter Tripp, a popular New York DJ, pledged to stay awake for 200 hours for charity while continuing to host his radio show. Studies into sleep deprivation were rare at the time so no one knew what to expect. This made it a major event, not only for Tripp’s millions of listeners, but also for the scientific community. The subsequent impact of the “wakeathon” on Tripp’s mind was far more dramatic than anyone had expected. The personality of a man normally described as cheerful and upbeat appeared to significantly change as time...

  • Beautiful Skin in Three Simple Steps!

              With all of the options available, it can seem overwhelming to take good care of your skin. The thing is - its actually easier than you might realize! By following a simple, streamlined three step process you can achieve beautiful radiant skin from the outside - in! 1.) Choose Your Cleanser After a day of sweat, makeup, pollution and more, gentle, regular cleansing is an essential component of your skincare routine. The purpose of your product is to gently cleanse the skin and help remove makeup and any grime from the day! Choose the right one...

  • Holistic Tips for Winter Skincare!

    Skin can be finicky. Its delicate balance is affected by so many things: stress, diet, product sensitivities, and even seasonal changes can create imbalances that leave your skin looking dull, dry and irritated. Luckily, as we move into colder seasons, there are a few easy steps you can take to ensure you don’t lose that beautiful summer glow. SWITCH IT UP  Excess water (especially hot water) can strip the skin of the natural oils that protect and nourish it in the drier seasons. Your best bet? Put down your gel cleanser and try a milky one to balance your skin’s natural oil...

  • Neem: The Village Pharmacy!

    In its native India it’s known as “the village pharmacy”. The ability of Neem Oil to treat many illnesses is described in the earliest Sanskrit writings. For more than 4,500 years, Ayurvedic healers have used the bark, seeds, leaves, fruit, gum and oils of the neem tree (Azadirachta indica) for dozens of internal and external medical treatments. Historically its uses have included a wide variety of diseases and disorders including malaria, dental health problems, diabetes, heart disease, pain jaundice, leprosy, stomach ulcers, chicken pox, heat-rash and many other skin disorders including cuts, bruises, acne, boils and wounds. Modern researchers have...