Wisp Wisdom

Number one question asked by customers...is your Skincare natural?

Wisp's Skincare contains natural and organic ingredients in many of our products. However, natural ingredients ONLY make the cut if there is proof that it adds value to the product and is a benefit for the skin. There are many natural ingredients that we avoid in our formulas because they can be sensitizing. We do not add natural ingredients simply for marketing potential. Not all synthe…

To treat a skin condition, you must first repair the skin barrier

Skin barrier function is everything. Dry, flaky, red and problematic skin is asking for help!We insult our skin regularly by over cleansing, over exfoliating and using products that are not pH appropriate. Once the skin's acid mantle, beneficial bacteria and protective layer of skin cells are disrupted, the skin is easily sensitized. Once compromised, the skin is harder to treat and a chro…

Hyper-pigmentation--ingredients matter

Expensive treatments are available for addressing pigmentation in the skin, but you can also help combat the appearance of hyper-pigmentation (dark brown spots on the face) by incorporating a proper skin care approach. Look for products that contain safe pigment lightening ingredients as well as plant derived extracts that will nourish the skin as well as brighten it. Using products that…

It's just soap, right? Well, not exactly...

What makes a luxury soap luxurious? A Triple Milled soap...that's what. How a soap is made determines quality, performance and the feel of it. Triple milled means the soap has passed through a milling machine three times.This process removes excess moisture from the paste and insures that specialty ingredients and fragrances are thoroughly incorporated. The result is a hard, exceptionall…

You can make your DIY hand santizier safe and effective-if you know your percentages and ingredients.

Want to make your own hand sanitizer? You can do so, safely and effectively. First, you need to know how to.It never ceases to amaze me that there people who defend their DIY recipes for hand sanitizers because "they are homemade and therefore I know what goes in them", "I got the recipe off the internet", "they work for someone I know" and so on. Do you really want to risk that they do not…

Wisp Women.

Wisp. We are an Indie Company in the charismatic, sea side town of Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia. A niche boutique. We are influenced every day by the caring, strong and beautiful women around us to provide clean products that nurture their natural beauty. Women who embrace their laugh lines, tiger stripes and scars and know that these are a part of their history, story and uniqueness. We don't…