On Our Shelves

June 14, 2017
Turn Your Routine Into Rituals

11 Ways to Turn Your Routine into Rituals

March 17, 2017
A Young Traveller’s Carry-On Essentials

The Travelling Essentials of a Millennial

March 1, 2017
Loving your Lady Bits: 4 Ways to Detox your Period

Loving your Lady Bits: 4 Ways to Detox your Period

December 21, 2016

Kolya Winter Essentials

July 7, 2016

Our 5 Favourites for Natural Sun Protection

November 9, 2015

5 Benefits Of Adding Oils To Your Moisturizer

Until recently, oils have been given a bad rep in skincare. Much like nutrition, we are finding out that oils are very important and have many benefits! The key is choosing the right combination for your skin type. When high-quality plant-based carrier oils are combined with essential oils, they do not cause oily skin or clog pores. This only occurs if you use synthetic oils, such […]
July 2, 2015

Part 1: Summer Hairstyles for Long Hair

Spray your with a leave in conditioner, my favourite is Feed Your Ends by Yarok. • Add hair powder to your roots. This will help hide greasy hair and adds more volume to the final product. I love Lulu Organics; the amber patchouli scent is heavenly.
June 4, 2015

Top 10 Summer Nuisances … and their Natural Solutions

    1. SUNBURNS: Protect and correct – Jane Iredale “Pure Pressed” powder with SPF 20. This is truly a foundation that does it all! Flawlessly diffuse redness and blemishes using pure mineral pigment, while preventing burns and hyper pigmentation caused by the sun. This ultra-light powder is anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, water resistant for up to 80 minutes, and suitable for all skin types! 2. BITES, RASHES & […]
May 14, 2015

3 Practices to Nurture Your Breasts – Botanically

My newest crush? Living Libations Breast Massage Oil. Nadine Artemis, the creator of Living Libations, is always bringing gentle and loving awareness to the different parts of our bodies through the products she create – and she has totally hit the nail on this one… Her products are a beautiful meeting of scent, intention and information, and this product is no exception. Breast Massage Oil is […]
April 29, 2015

A few of our favourite masks… and face mask rituals!

Katarina: Dr.Hauschka’s Rejuvenating Mask- Why I like it…not your typical face mask (no mixing with water and looking like a swamp monster), this cream based mask offers soothing care and deep renewal for all skin conditions including dehydrated. The appearance of redness and blemishes diminish and pores are refined. Skin glows with radiance afterwards. Leave on for 20 minutes and rinse off OR just use in […]
March 11, 2015

Living Libations – how I love thee

These bottles have been populating my shelves for quite some time now since they are some of my favourites…  I hummed and hawed whether I should bring them into Kolya – they are a pricey bunch of products, with very humble packaging – so I was not sure how our customers would respond.  Yet I felt guilty that I was using something that we did not […]
December 12, 2014

Lotus Wei Inner Peace on OPRAH’S FAVORITE THINGS

This holiday season, our team at Kolya is joyfully spritzing Lotus Wei’s flower essence treasures.  But we’re not the only ones!  Oprah’s Creative Director, Adam Glassman, keeps one on his desk and loves to use it when things get a little stressful. “Inner Peace Mist had a mini appearance on Oprah’s Favorite Things TV show, in an endearing scene where Adam and Oprah are on Skype deciding what to […]
December 11, 2014

4 Products to Banish Blemishes while enjoying sugary, holiday treats!

All Danielle wants for Christmas… Lets face it… a retail environment during the holidays can be a little stressful. For me, stress can cause breakouts…and the added sugar intake that goes along with the season only adds to my skin woes. Not to mention, the combination of being on my feet all day, as well as worrying about the mountain range forming on my face can […]
December 10, 2014

Kolya’s Top 10 Stocking Stuffers

Stocking Stuffers Under $10 1. SpaRitual Minis What women doesn’t have a basket full of nail polish hidden away somewhere? Usually, only a quarter used and the remaining bottles have become so goopy that any attempt to use them ends up looking like a three-year-old gave you a pedicure! Well, we have found the solution! These Sparitual minis are the perfect size for trying colours before […]
October 10, 2014

Kolya Naturals Show & Tell… What do you use?

‘What do you use?’ is a popular question asked by customers at Kolya Naturals. We’ve taken it to heart and asked our staff to show and tell you what they use at home. Here’s a sneak peak into Amy’s bathroom cupboard to see what she uses: 1. Bobby Pin Home! My dear husband (fed up with my trail of bobby pins around the house) installed magnetic […]
September 19, 2014

Wowed by Cuppow!

Forget about paper…move over stainless steel. Mason Jars are the new cup in town. With the addition Cuppow, any mason jar can be transformed into an eco-friendly drinking vessel or lunch box. Cuppow ~ drinking lids for regular or wide mouth jars. BNTO ~ lunchbox adaptor for wide mouth jars. What is it made from? you ask… Cuppow is made from a carefully selected food safe […]
September 5, 2014

Tata Harper

Kolya Naturals welcomes Tata Harper 100% Natural Skincare! Did you know that our staff chooses all the products that we use and sell in Kolya Naturals? We experience, investigate, and rate all product lines before we put the on our shelves. Tata Harper is the most recent addition to our collection, receiving raving reviews from our staff including Kolya’s founder, Nicola. Here’s why she fell in […]
May 12, 2014

Confessions of a Mask addict…

I’m a bit of a mask addict. Not in a bad way but I do enjoy a little at-home pampering on a regular basis—so maybe mask enthusiast has a better ring ☺ Whether I make my own or pick up one of the exquisite masks that our boutique offers, I find that taking some personal time and indulging myself is a simple way of both nurturing […]