Vivien Hsiung of Vive Wellness

I had never really considered acupuncture. With no serious injuries or muscle pain plaguing me, I thought I had no reason to. It wasn’t until vitruvi CEO Sara started talking about her sessions with Vancouver-based acupuncturist and founder of Vive Wellness, Vivien Hsiung, that it landed on my radar….

The Ultimate Nighttime Winter Skincare Ritual

Time is precious, and life is hectic—but sometimes slowing down is necessary. This sort of expanded skincare regimen might not be doable every night, but for those times when you need a little something extra, consider this a surefire way to indulge before bed.

Step 1: Put 10 drops of…

Oil Profile: Pomegranate Seed

Meet Pomegranate Seed, a carrier oil packing serious punch.

The 101
Our complex Pomegranate Seed Oil is a rejuvenating carrier with a serum-like consistency. Sourced from Israel, Pomegranate Seed has a viscosity that is higher than any of our other complex oils, and it is gentle enough to be great for…

Hair Accessories We’re Loving

For better or for worse, the 1990s/early 2000s are having a major fashion moment. And while we don’t necessarily need to relive the days of our youths, we definitely don’t mind taking a trip down memory lane when it comes to our hair. Here are some of the accessories…

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Yourself

Whether or not you’re in a relationship, February should be a month of love—self-love, that is. So here are some great gifts to give from you to you, suggested (and coveted) by the ladies at vitruvi HQ. As Parks and Recreation’s Tom Haverford and Donna Meagle would say: treat…

Oil Profile: Plum

Get to know this luxurious base.

The 101
Our Plum Oil comes from France and it smells like a fruity dream. Perfect for hydrating and healing dry skin, this rich base oil can be used all over—from face, to body, to hair, to nails. Plum Oil nourishes and plumps the skin,…

The Power of Daily Intention Setting

As you dive into 2019 with a stack of intangible resolutions, consider whether or not the pressure is having a positive impact on you. Does a rigid goal of never eating pizza again or making it to the gym 7 days a week produce the results you envisioned? In…

Natural Remedies for the Winter Blues

The shortest day of the year might be behind us in the Northern Hemisphere, but we’re still a long way from summer sunshine and the mood-boosting properties it brings with it.

Here are 10 of our favourite mood-boosting winter remedies:
Diffuse essential oils
We love using the power of scent to…

Try It: Guided Reflection For Inner Growth

When a new year rolls around, many of us find ourselves reflecting on the accomplishments of the year that’s just gone by, as well as goal setting, creating new intentions, and planning for the year ahead—yet nearly all of these things are focused on our external world.

Focusing on…

Becoming a Conscious Consumer

As a marketer, my job is to tell the story of a brand, product or campaign with a goal of creating a relationship between “person” and “subject.” Infusing these stories with purpose and allowing people to build a relationship with a deeper meaning has made my career​ feel​ more…