Go Waste Free with your Daily Routine

Going zero-waste is now easier than ever before. New eco-friendly brands are popping up everywhere, which makes switching out plastic products for environmentally sustainable ones a breeze! And even better, stores are pivoting towards going zero-waste, just like our friends at Nu Grocery.   Ready to go zero waste yourself? Take a moment and look...
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How to Clean Liquid Soap Bottles

Here at Purple Urchin, environmental sustainability is important to us. We want to continue to make strides forward as a business. And help our customers achieve their sustainability initiatives too!  Purple Urchin will be offering a refill program when we reopen the store. Our team has decided we will wait until the curve has been flattened, an...
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The ABC’s of How Coffee Benefits our Skin

To us, there is no better smell than a freshly brewed cup of coffee. Here at Purple Urchin, we can’t think of anything that awakens our senses more! If you love coffee just as much as we do, you’ll be happy to hear the benefits coffee has on your skin both through consumption and applied as a topical.  ANTIBACTERIAL PROPERTIES FIGHT ACNE When de...
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Pay-it-Forward Frontline Workers Contest

Contest closed.  Our world as we know it vastly changed when COVID-19 hit our community. Beyond businesses shutting their doors and us all socially distancing from one another, there have been many tragically effected by the virus. Our team here at Purple Urchin sends our love and prayers to those who have lost loved ones. This virus has taken ...
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The Smell of Rosemary is Good for your Brain

Native to the Mediterranean area, rosemary now grows widely in other parts of the world. Even in the bitter cold winters here in Canada, you can continue to grow this beautiful herb indoors! The plant takes its name from rosmarinus, a Latin term meaning sea dew. Ros (meaning dew) and marinus (meaning sea), which translates to dew of the sea or ...
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Our 2020 Mother's Day Gift Guide

As we all continue to practice social distancing, this year Mother's Day is looking a little different. Luckily, we have the opportunity to connect with our Moms virtually via FaceTime, Zoom, or have a nice long chat on the phone.  To help make Mother's Day extra special this year, our team here at Purple Urchin is including FREE Cards with all ...
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