Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2018 – Halifax Edition

Mother's Day Gift Guide 2018 - Buy Local Halifax

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 support local small businesses, we put together some ideas based on a few mom personalities. We hope you enjoy!

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April 30, 2017


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The Duckish Mother's Day Gift Guide

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! Moms probably wouldn’t object to a little token of appreciation, so we put together a few ideas for how to thank any of the moms in your life for being amazing day in and day out. We also thought it would be great to feature some local talent that’s making waves here in Halifax.

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July 15, 2016


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Duckish Natural Skin Care Launches USA Website

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!

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July 06, 2016


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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 dont put much thought into the ingredients used in their products, especially their nail polish. Simply follow these 5 easy steps and you’ll be on your way to beautiful feet all summer long!

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Pass the Bath Salts

The practice of soaking skin in warm mineral waters, otherwise known as balneotherapy, has been long used to relax, rejuvenate, detoxify and heal skin. 1930s actress and sex symbol Mae West said, “When in doubt, take a bath...” and we couldn’t agree more. Learn more...

Duckish All-Natural Bath/Foot Salts

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February 12, 2016


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You Can Shea That Again!

Duckish Mini Shea Natural Lotion Sticks

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 skin during the long, dry plane ride. Our shea mini lotion stick was just the thing she needed! Since it’s a stick and not a liquid, she could glide on through security with it and not worry about finding a leaky mess in her purse. See more...

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January 09, 2016


2016 ›   news ›   skin care ›  

2016: The Year of the Duckish

Duckish 2015

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. John’s, Vancouver, and dozens of points in between.

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November 04, 2015


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Essential Apps for Your Next Skin Care Purchase

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).

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September 09, 2015

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What the Duckish?


 Duckish sky

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 and all of our products are handmade in beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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