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Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2018 – Halifax Edition

In my opinion, every should be Mother’s Day, but since we can’t always get what we want, I’ll have to settle for just the one day! Now is a great time to shower the lovely moms in your life with even more affection and appreciation. To help you in your quest to find the perfect thing, and suppor...

The Duckish Mother's Day Gift Guide

I appreciated Mother’s Day before, but now that I am a mom, I realize that I didn’t truly get it. Being a mom (or dad) is so freaking hard and exhausting. No wonder there’s a day devoted to celebrating mommas! No matter how you spin it, your mom deserves and needs to feel appreciated. You don't ...

USA! USA! USA!

In the tradition of the great explorers searching the globe for fine ingredients, Duckish Natural Skin Care has discovered America! No wait, it’s actually the reverse. America has discovered Duckish and all of our fine ingredients! After launching in Canada in 2015 to rave reviews (which you can...

5 Steps to the Perfect All-Natural Pedicure

Did you know the average woman spends at least $32.25 each time she gets a pedicure. Getting them twice per month adds up to about $300 per summer. Ouch! Not to mention the fact that many nail salons don’t put much thought into the ingredients used in their products, especially their nail polish....

Pass the Bath Salts

The practice of soaking in warm mineral waters, otherwise known as balneotherapy, has been long used to relax, rejuvenate, detoxify and heal skin. But it really gained a foothold in popular culture in Europe in the 1800s and soon became popular in North America. 1930s actress and sex symbol Mae ...

You Can Shea That Again!

On her way out of the Halifax’s Historic Farmer’s Market last weekend, about to head to the airport to catch a flight to South Africa to begin a safari, one lovely lady stopped by the Duckish Natural Skin Care table looking for something she could keep in her carry-on to protect her sensitive sk...

2016: The Year of the Duckish

Happy New Year, Duckish readers! Our first few months in business have been truly amazing! We launched in October; exhibited at the wonderful souk@sat bazaar in Montreal in November and at Wonder’neath Artist Studios’ holiday pop-up shop in December; and shipped our products to customers in St. J...

Essential Apps for Your Next Skin Care Purchase

Welcome back to the Duckish Blog! Today, we’re going to look at two of the best personal care resources for consumers, starting with the Skin Deep Cosmetics Database from the Environmental Working Group (EWG). The EWG is an American non-profit and non-partisan organization that aims to protect h...

What the Duckish?

Welcome to the Duckish blog! This being our first post, we thought we’d introduce ourselves and our philosophy. Duckish is a new brand of natural skin care products. We use 100% natural ingredients (more on that below) and all of our products are handmade in beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia. Let’...