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Kathleen Krimker
Meet the Maker- Sweet LeiLani Cosmetics

Meet the Maker- Sweet LeiLani Cosmetics

Meet LeiLani, founder of Sweet LeiLani Cosmetics! Give us the details! Tell us a bit about you and the story behind ____ Sweet LeiLani Cosmetics Plant powered, pure and potent. Complexion products that are highly pigmented, infused with SkinCare, and made with clean ingredients. Vegan, Gluten, Cruelty free with biodegradable packaging with soy ink LeiLani, is one of few trained in Paramedical Corrective Makeup in Canada. With 30 years in Film/TV, LeiLani was quick to recognize that there was no appropriate high performing skin care Complexion products for all skin concerns – that require the purest formulas with calming effects...

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Kathleen Krimker
Meet The Maker- GripStir

Meet The Maker- GripStir

Meet Timothy Hellum, the founder of GripStir! Your sustainability story and what it means to you. Making something useful out of discarded or unwanted wood is an especially good feeling. And that feeling extends to those who might purchase what I make, knowing the pieces will last generations. The world is full of easily reproduced plastic goods, which not only takes away from their intrinsic value but actively harms the environment for decades or more to come. To hold something in your hands that you know someone made with their hands makes for a direct connection between people that cannot...

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Kathleen Krimker
Meet The Maker- Lake & Oak Tea Co.

Meet The Maker- Lake & Oak Tea Co.

 Give us the details! Tell us a bit about you and the story behind Lake & Oak Tea Co.?   I’m Meredith, the Founder, Nutritionist and Product Developer behind Lake & Oak. We are an Ontario-based wellness brand that makes Superfood Teas & Adaptogen Blends that taste as amazing as they feel.   The idea to start Lake & Oak was inspired by some mental and physical health struggles I was experiencing in my own life. In 2017 I was a nutrition practitioner and managing some nagging symptoms of anxiety, and digestive trouble. With my background in food and passion for natural...

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Kathleen Krimker
Meet the Maker- sariKNOTsari

Meet the Maker- sariKNOTsari

 Meet Priya Mohan, founder of sariKNOTsari! sariKNOTsari provides you with a curated collection of slow fashion, gifts  and wellness products so you can buy the things you need while making a difference in the world.   The sariKNOTsari Up-Cycled Vintage Pure Silk Collection was created by their founder Priya Mohan when she re-discovered her love for the colours, fabris and sizing versatility of South Asian saris.    Realizing that a sari would be too difficult for her to wear during her daily activities in Canada, she decided to repurpose the saris into high-quality, comfortable clothing pieces that she could wear year-round....

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