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A new year, a new you?

Have you already fallen off the new year’s resolution wagon? No need to panic. These next few posts are all about getting those health-conscious resolutions back on track c/o my favourite new (or newish) Toronto health and wellness shops.

First stop — The Detox Market.


Starting out as a pop-up shop in Los Angeles and Toronto, The Detox Market has been serving Torontonians for over two years now. Self-touted as “where Parisian chic meets green California” this wellness boutique prides itself on featuring product lines that are non-toxic yet still effective and luxurious. Similar to the spirit of this blog, the shop came about to solve the issue of the uninformed consumer. Co-founder Valérie Grandury is a breast cancer survivor who completely detoxified her life in order to heal, and now shares her wealth of information via this storefront. Working exclusively with small companies, her team does the homework for you by researching and testing all products before they hit the shelves. From cosmetics to laundry detergent to skin care products (including house brand Odacité), you’re bound to find something of interest. Seeing as this is a California-based company, it is especially nice to see an abundance of local Ontario brands at the Toronto location. Bonus: My favourite local juice bar Greenhouse Juice Co. recently moved in so now you can sip while you shop!


Best detox find: The Detox Soup by the Soup Girl for $8/jar. Made in Caledon, Ontario.


Fave local Toronto-based brand: Province Apothecary small-batch skin care products. Made in Toronto.


Most interesting find: Fruit Pigmented Mascara by 100% Pure in dark chocolate and black tea flavour. Made in USA.


What I left the store with: Treat Collection non-toxic nail polish for $19. Berlin-based label. Made in USA.

All photography and content by me. All products from The Detox Shop in Toronto.

This entry was published on January 12, 2015 at 3:57 am. It’s filed under Body Care, Health, Made in Canada, Made in Toronto, Made in USA and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

3 thoughts on “A new year, a new you?

  1. Thanks so much for the lovely review!!
    Wishing you much success in 2015! We hope to see you in store again soon!

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  3. I had a wonderful time puttering around the store and will definitely be back! And I must say I love the “The Girls” nail polish by Treat Collection that I picked up. I can see why it’s such a popular colour!

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