A multi-disciplinary panel of beauty and health experts and influencers will judge the performance of the best of the best in nontoxic beauty! This year's judges:
@Ecoholicnation on Twitter
Adria Vasil, the bestselling author of Ecoholic, Ecoholic Home and Ecoholic Body, has been writing the practical and feisty weekly Ecoholic column for NOW Magazine since 2004, answering reader questions about everything from greening your food choices, finances and footwear to detoxifing your home, school, office, you name it. She has also covered broader environmental news issues for over a decade.
@GillDeacon on Twitter
Award-winning broadcaster, host of Here and Now on CBC Radio One, and author of two national bestsellers.:There’s Lead In Your Lipstick: Toxins in Everyday Bodycare and How to Avoid Them which was called “essential reading” by Dr. David Suzuki and her memoir, Naked Imperfection—an exploration of how a cancer diagnosis affects our desire for control.
@ElevateMag on Twitter
@ElevateCanada on Instagram
@PreetsD on Twitter & Instagram
Amanpreet is a writer, editor and producer with a passion for all things beauty, wellness and style. She is currently the editor of Elevate Magazine, Canada's anti-aging, beauty, wellness and cosmetic enhancement authority. Her work has also appeared on TheKit.ca, 29secrets.com, Beautezine.com,
LipstickLifestyle.com, CanadianBeauty.com, Rouge and Anokhi Media.
@BruceLourie on Twitter
Bruce is one of Canada’s leading environmental thinkers and co-author of the international best-selling book Slow Death by Rubber Duck and Toxin Toxout. He is President of Ivey Foundation, a private charitable foundation in Canada. Bruce may be best known for his work in connecting environmental issues to human health through his research on mercury pollution and for initiating the campaign to shut down coal-fired power plants in Ontario. Bruce is a founder of a number of for profit and non-profit organizations including Summerhill Group, the Sustainability Network, and the Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network.
@betternutrition on Twitter
@nbrechka on Twitter
Nicole has been working as an editor and writer in the natural products field for 20 years. She is the editor in chief ofBetter Nutrition magazine, a Los Angeles-based publication dedicated to making natural, holistic living easy and accessible to everyone.
@ActualOrganics on Twitter
Joanna is a newspaper columnist, writing a ‘non-toxic living’ column in a BC newspaper called The Question. Her first book, “The Radiant Woman’s Handbook”, is a guide for women wanting to look radiant, avoid toxins and love their body. Joanna writes about simplifying food, skin care, and lifestyles whilst enjoying a less toxic more balanced life. Her unique perspective stems from being a trained chef, life coach and author; she inspires her readers to simplify their lives.
@supernaturalmom on Twitter
BethGreer on YouTube
Beth Greer, the Super Natural Mom®, is one of the foremost experts on sustainable and toxin-free living. She is an award-winning journalist, and is the author of the best-selling book, “Super Natural Home” (endorsed by Deepak Chopra and Ralph Nader). Beth experienced first-hand the powerful benefits of holistic, toxin-free living: she eliminated a sizable tumor in her chest without drugs or surgery by detoxing her body and her home, and, she found powerful holistic approaches that helped her teenaged daughter overcome ADHD and addiction to drugs and alcohol.
@Salon_Magazine on Twitter
@SalonMagazine on Instagram
@boschettoal on Twitter
Anna Lee Boschetto is the editor-in-chief for Salon Magazine, the leading trade publication for the professional Canadian beauty industry. As a health and wellness writer, Boschetto is a contributing editor with iRun magazine and a previous editor with Oxygen and Clean Eating magazines, she has also contributed to Today's Parent, Elevate and Canadian Living.
Valeria Nova and Lori Fabrizio are hair and makeup artists, beauty experts and spokeswomen, with a passion for unforgettable makeovers and making women feel gorgeous. With an impressive list of clients and over 10 years of professional experience as freelance artists, their work can be seen on the covers of magazines like Oxygen, Strong, Optimyz, and many more; as well as advertising, commercials and social media.
@SEEChangeMag on Twitter
A journalist, producer and communications consultant, Elisa's portfolio includes articles published in the Globe & Mail, National Post, Toronto Star, CBC.ca, Profit, Zoomer and Lifestyles Magazine. She’s a regular contributor to the National Post’s FP Entrepreneur section on matters of social entrepreneurship.
Elisa was recently awarded an Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship at Cambridge University, UK, for her work with SEE Change Magazine - a magazine dedicated to stories of social entrepreneurship and social change.
@Kate Geagan, America's Green Nutritionist on Facebook
@greeneating on Twitter
Kate Geagan is an award winning dietitian and the author of Go Green, Get Lean. She is an international nutrition speaker, consultant and spokesperson for organic and natural brands, serves on the Global Council of Directors of the True Health Initiative, and is a Columnist for Clean Eating Magazine.
@ournewHealthy on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter
Jessica is a lifestyle and beauty blogger living her Spoonie life to the fullest and seeking to redefine "healthy" with multiple chronic illnesses. With the belief that "healthy" and "beautiful" are one in the same, Jessica's passion and fascination lie in finding and refining the best organic beauty and skincare regimens for even the most sensitive skin types, so that every person can look and feel their best from the inside out.
jaimeslavin on Twitter & Instagram
Jaime is a Nutritionist and Registered Dietitian, a food educator, freelance writer, and food policy advocate. She works in Toronto at a Health and Wellness Centre in Yorkville as well as a Doctors office in downtown Toronto, where she merges clinical care with holistic approaches to health. Jaime has a passion for all things food, wellness, and to help people feel their very best!
Sandra is an internationally respected stylist known for her edgy and avante-garde fashion theatre productions. Hailing from Barrie, Ontario, she is now the founder & CEO of Pie Media Group, which has evolved from a one-woman show to a large team of supporters and contributors celebrating a fabulous blend of fashion and global interest with local business and culture.
@artistrhi on Twitter & Instagram
With an early fascination of the transformative power of make-up and a strong creative drive, Rhia specializes in editorial, commercial, television and bridal make-up. Her vast experience also includes sharing her tips as a Beauty Expert for W Network and for Diet Coke through TV appearances and interviews for radio, print and digital media. Rhia’s list of celebrity clientele includes working with the likes of Jason Priestley, George R. R. Martin, Rose Leslie, Kit Harington and the President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma. She works regularly with HBO Canada, W Network and Shaftesbury Films and their talent from shows including Game of Thrones, Property Brothers and Murdoch Mysteries. She is a highly sought-after artist for her editorial attention to detail, her professionalism on-set and her knowledge as an industry expert.
@beautybybritanie on Facebook
@britaniefaith on Twitter & Instagram
Britanie Faith has been a green beauty blogger for over four years. She is an advocate for clean and healthy living and believes that beauty is cultivated from the inside~out and holistic wellness is her passion. She is a makeup artist, photographer, truth seeker and a Mom to our rescued Pit Bull, Tayo
@optimyzmag on Twitter & Instagram
@graceszucs on Twitter
Grace Szucs is managing editor at OptiMYz magazine, a Canadian holistic health and fitness publication for women. She is based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
@wanderfulsoul on Instagram and Facebook
Vitina Blumenthal runs a lifestyle business, WanderfulSoul, serving other like-minded adventurers. She is an authority brand in the luxury wellness travel space. Her focus is on the intersection between wellness and creating unforgettable, transformational experiences.
@GreenAtHome on Facebook,
@emma_greenathome on Instagram
@green_at_home on Twitter
Emma Rohmann is an environmental engineer, a mom of 2, and a sustainability and wellness consultant. She founded Green at Home to help families and businesses go green by reducing their environmental footprint and their exposure to environmental toxics. She was recruited by the David Suzuki Foundation's Queen of Green to join her coaching program, by EcoParent Magazine as Section Editor, the CCNM Fertility and Reproductive Health faculty as guest lecturer, and she writes for Green Moms Collective.
@SwatchandReview on Facebook
Julie is a copywriter & creative director by day and a beauty blogger by night. Her blog, SwatchandReview.com, was started as a passion project three years ago and has since become one of Canada's top beauty blogs.
@afrobella on Twitter & Instagram
@afrobellablog on Facebook
Patrice Grell Yursik created Afrobella.com in 2006, and today is often referred to as the Godmother of Brown Beauty Blogging. Her blog features inspiring information about natural hair, skincare and makeup, in addition to travel, lifestyle, music and culture. She has been listed as one of WWD's 50 Most Influential People in the Multicultural Market and is one of The Root 100.
@YAMmagazine on Facebook & Twitter
Kerry Slavens is the Editor-in-Chief of YAM (You & Me), Victoria's lifestyle magazine. Before joining the Page One team, Kerry co-owned Artemis PR & Design, an award-winning creative agency. From the time she graduated from the University of Victoria's writing program, Kerry has passionately immersed herself in every aspect of communications — as a reporter and editor on newspapers and magazines, and as a blogger, and as a creative director who brings words and images together into compelling campaigns. Kerry is a frequent speaker on topics related to media, women and entrepreneurship. She is passionate about green beauty products.
@NudaBite on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram
Jessica Nudo is an entrepreneur, creative mind, and Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Nudabite.com. Fueled by coffee, wine and playlists, Jessica is a strong believer in natural beauty and enjoys high intense workouts just as much as she does yoga. Her personality falls under ENTP, so she's always up for good debate ;)
@Sandra_Chabot on Twitter & Instagram
@radiatehappy on Facebook
Sandra Chabot Weber is a Holistic Nutritionist, Writer, and Owner of Whole Life Balance Toronto. Through her own experience battling stress, anxiety, and limiting beliefs, she understands the struggles we all face and has built a powerful toolset for radiant transformation. Using only the principles of Holistic Nutrition, Sandra turned both her health and her life around. Her mission is to educate and inspire people to create a healthy lifestyle by connecting the dots between mind, body, and spirit.
@beautyeditor on Facebook & Instagram
Michelle Villett is a beauty expert, award-winning beauty editor and the founder of Beautyeditor, one of Canada’s most widely-read websites. Previously, she was the beauty and health editor at ELLE Canada, and her work has been featured in many top publications, including The Globe and Mail, Chatelaine, Canadian Living, FASHION and ELLE Canada. As a beauty and skincare coach, she helps students improve their skin health and embrace their natural beauty.
@blogoliveandivy on Facebook
@chelseaoliviaxo on Twitter & Instagram
Chelsea is a beauty, fashion and lifestyle blogger with a passion for green beauty and skincare, wellness, coffee and travel! She wants to show others that going green doesn't have to feel like a sacrifice- there are so many amazing clean products out there!
@naturallabeauty on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram
Caitie is a health and beauty writer and long-time clean beauty advocate. She's the voice behind Naturalla Beauty, a beauty and lifestyle blog that showcases clean beauty bests and offers easy tips for making healthier product choices. She's passionate that clean beauty doesn't have to break the bank and loves helping people find healthy and effective options to suit any budget.
@Whoisamberjanae on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram
Amber Janae is Founder and Editor-In-Chief of Amber-Janae.com, an award-winning lifestyle blog that encourages self-love, wellness, spiritual growth and personal development. Amber Janae is a 4x published author with a solid audience and presence all across the globe.
@amandavogelfitness on Instagram
@amandavogel on Twitter
@fitnesswriter on Facebook
Amanda Vogel, MA, is a certified fitness instructor and social media consultant with a focus on health and fitness. In addition to reviewing fitness technology, exercise gear and workout wear on her blog, Amanda has written for popular publications, including Best Health, Canadian Living, Women’s Health, Oxygen and Reader’s Digest Canada. She lives in Vancouver.
@theblissfulmindblog on Facebook
@theblissfulmnd on Twitter & Instagram
Catherine Beard is a wellness blogger who writes about self-care, mindfulness, and finding contentment in the every day. Catherine helps you navigate the moments when you feel overwhelmed, frustrated, or anxious so that you can focus on what truly matters to you."
@RedefineEnough on Instagram, Twitter & Facebook
Therapist, wellness blogger, and community organizer, Davia Roberts makes a career out of affirming women's worth through Redefine Enough, a wellness platform focused on self-care and mental health. By sharing her journey of wellness through blog posts, videos, and webinars, Davia is able to shed light on mental health, mindfulness, minimalism, and clean beauty to women who have yet to be introduced to these healthy lifestyles.
@therealgillianb on Instagram & Twitter
@yoginigillianb on Facebook
@missgilllianb on Youtube
Gillian is a self-care teacher, empowering her students to take personal responsibility and aligned action to create the best life ever. She shares her message of holistic health, yoga, spirituality and self-love through her writing, online course Harmonize Your Health, transformational mentoring and international retreats. Gillian truly lives and breathes what she does, her intent is to inspire positive change in as many people as possible, leading by example. Her work been featured on many influential outlets such as CityLine, MindBodyGreen, BodyRock, DavidWolfe.com and Elephant Journal.
@nephriblog on Twitter
@nephriticus on Instagram
Jade is a green beauty blogger from California who became obsessed with ingredients and transparency as a result of struggling with acne and reading the book No More Dirty Looks. This combined with a desire to share her experiences with other acne-sufferers and a love for luxurious green skincare led to the birth of Nephriticus, where she writes at length her experiences with products and also tries to delve a bit into the science of ingredients. Aside from being a blogger, Jade is primarily a computer scientist and a classical pianist.
@writedoton on Instagram & Twitter
Jill Ellis-Worthington is Chief Communicator at Write.On Communications and is a writer, editor, a PR and communications specialist. Since one well-chosen word is worth a thousand sales, she uses words to bring business to your business.
@kate_l_harrison on Twitter
Kate L. Harrison is the author of the best-selling green wedding book The Green Bride Guide (Sourcebooks, 2007). She has weekly columns on Forbes.com and Inc.com, where she writes about entrepreneurship, green technology and eco-friendly living. She also runs a boutique branding and marketing consulting firm specializing in non-profits and eco-friendly products and service startups.
@nikfourpeace on Instagram & Twitter
Nakia (Nik) Adams is an artist, content curator, and The Founder of Womanhood - a resource and networking community built for millennial women to be encouraged to live as their true self.
@wildwellnesstravel on Instagram & Facebook
@wildwelltravel on Twitter
Eat Clean, Live Wild, Travel Well.
Cait creates wellness experiences that enhance the lives of others through inspirational programming and luxury travel.
@gemshairandmakeup on Instagram & Facebook
Gem has been in the wedding and beauty industry for many years and absolutely loves what she does. Recently she has taken her passion and knowledge for clean beauty products and has rebranded her mobile hair and makeup company. Gems Hair and Makeup now proudly has a focus on clean and natural kits, which has allowed Gem to teach her stylists and clients all about the green beauty world. Gem also loves living a healthy lifestyle, exploring the world and enjoying special moments with friends and family over wine.
@elodiebeautynaturally on Facebook
@elodiebeauty_ on Instagram
@elodiebeauty on Twitter
Seanna is a certified skin care therapist and the founder of Elodie Beauty, an online resource offering DIY recipes, beauty tips and cosmetic reviews. Seanna empowers others to establish a more natural beauty routine through personal skincare coaching sessions, holistic facials, blog, and workshops. Follow Seanna's journey and get inspired to live a clean, green, beautiful life at elodiebeauty.com
@aboutabeer on Twitter & Instagram
Abeer Yusuf is a media professional, writer, avid book-reader and interested in all things coloured yellow. When not inhaling food, Abeer is probably found deep in the trenches somewhere curious about the world and all the harmful practises we choose to engage in - and always looking for solutions in how we can do it better, and more equitably. Abeer takes a keen interest in sustainability and eco-practices, and is always looking for ways on how we can reduce our harmful footprint.
Jen has been a makeup Artist for over 15 years. She is the National makeup Artist for beautyblender and 2015 Notable award winner for beauty & style in Canada.
@HealthyDirectionsMagazine on Facebook
@CharleenWyman on Twitter
Charleen Wyman, BA Journalism and Communications has been the publisher of Healthy Directions magazine, Ontario's compass for natural health, nutrition, green living and outdoor adventure for the past 18 years. She is the Earth Friendly Existence Ambassador.
@selfcarewithgracy on Facebook
@gracedplace on Instagram
Gracy is a yoga teacher, retreat leader, and self-care coach in the ever-stressed Washington, DC. She is a recovering perfectionist who now understands how to live a life of self-care and self-love. Her specialty is working with successful but overwhelmed women to help them slow down and enjoy their lives. She knows once we enjoy our lives, we live our way into our true purpose with ease.
SunKissAlba is a New York-based vlogger most well known for her natural hair videos. Her YouTube channel has a variety of beauty, fashion, and lifestyle videos focusing on non-toxic and organic products which parallels her personal life choices.
@EnlightenedNutrition on Facebook
Lisa is a chef, nutritionist, food writer and product developer with more than 30 years of professional experience. Her specialties include food product development and R&D in the natural and organic space; nutrition classes and consulting for corporations; recipe formulation for cookbooks and online sites; menu development for restaurants; and personal consulting for a limited number of individuals.
@CleanEatingMag on Twitter & Instagram
@AliciaRewega on Twitter & Instagram
After spending four years as the fitness editor at Oxygen magazine, Alicia moved on to become the Editor-in-Chief of Clean Eating magazine after the huge success of Oxygen’s Clean Eating special issue. A health and fitness buff herself, Alicia is also a certified personal trainer and enjoys every aspect of eating and living a clean life.
@FranqGirl on Twitter
Jessica has worked for 15+ years in the fashion industry as a designer, seamstress and stylist. She has worked on fashion shows, music videos, TV shows and on magazines. For the last 3 years, Jessica has worked as a writer, and the Editor-in-Chief of a successful digital mens magazine that she helped build from an idea, which became the number 2 most downloaded magazine in the Apple App Store in it's first year.
@TerriRuty on Twitter & Instagram
Terri has been spearheading change in Canada and all over the globe for over a decade - she is known for her role as the Director of Environmental Sustainability at the YMCA of Greater Toronto, the Executive Director for WHEN Women's Healthy Environments Network, and has sat on numerous nonprofit, corporate and government boards where she shares her expertise on environmental stewardship, diversity, and social inclusion. She is currently working at Simon Fraser University in the Sustainability Office doing community engagement.
@superfoodjules on Instagram
Julie Morris is a Los Angeles-based natural foods chef and superfood expert, regular on-camera personality, and author of five cookbooks, including the New York Times bestseller Superfood Smoothies. Having worked in the natural food industry for over a decade, she currently enjoys her time as a sought-after recipe developer and consultant for leading food companies and cutting-edge restaurants, and is a frequent magazine contributor featured in Wall Street Journal, GQ, Clean Eating, SELF, and many more.
@LoveOfBody on Twitter
@fortheloveofbody on Instagram
Kathrin Brunner is a Toronto-based nutritionist and yoga teacher. She has a passion for holistic living and is a super-avid DIYer who has created several lines of natural body care products and is a nutrition expert and recipe developer for Clean Eating Magazine. Kathrin teaches at The Institute of Holistic Nutrition and has a private practice that offers nutrition counselling, a variety of workshops, corporate talks and yoga classes.
@Anokhi_Media on Twitter & Instagram
@RoseminaN on Twitter & Instagram
With a background in Journalism, Rosemina has spent the last several years honing her editorial skills with various online publications. She's a lover of art, from music to film, literature, fashion, and everything in between. Rosemina looks at the beauty industry as it's own art form, as a means for people to express themselves while indulging in a bit of pampering and experimenting with the latest trends. When she's not writing, she's likely looking for new ways to unclog her pores, tame her frizzy mane, or searching for the next great mascara.
@FranqGirl on Twitter
Kristin has worked as a Graphic Designer in Advertising for the past 8 years. She has moved to Freelance 6 years ago when she had her first daughter, Talum, and wanted to spend time with her as well as explore her creativity through Design. she now has 2 incredible daughters and is starting her exciting new venture, FRANQ Girl Magazine.
As the founder and CEO of Green Living Enterprises, Laurie leads an award-winning team in the fields of brand and program development, custom content, marketing and communications and event management. She has developed strategies and campaigns for issues such as education, health care and the environment. Green Living Enterprises also produces the Excellence in Corporate Responsibility Awards, GreenLivingOnLine.com and The Green Living Show, North America’s largest consumer show dedicated to simple solutions for leading a healthy and sustainable lifestyle.
@FatimaC on Twitter
Fatima has been working on campaigns that inspire Canadian social
and environmental change for over a decade. She is currently the Senior Manager of Social Impact at ecobee, a Canadian Internet of Things pioneer, making thoughtful, beautiful wi-fi thermostats Previously, she worked with clients to uncover ideas and initiate campaigns that deliver action and social impact. She also served as Executive Director of Summerhill Impact, an innovative environmental organization leading programs to reduce waste, increase recycling and prevent air pollution across Canada.
@GreenProductJunkie on Twitter
@TheGreenProductJunkie on Instagram
A native New Yorker, Katie O’Sullivan began devoting her life to green beauty after reading about the toxins in conventional lipsticks and deodorants. When not writing about green beauty skincare and makeup, she’s helping her readers cut down on plastic use and find ways to live a more eco-friendly life.
@kimberleyloc on Twitter & Instagram
Kim Wallace is the voice behind kimberlyloc.com, a natural beauty and lifestyle blog dedicated to guiding people through the growing world of green beauty. kimberlyloc.com provides honest and thorough product reviews from the point of view of both a former magazine editor and a forever beauty enthusiast.
@CharlotteAnnaSingmin on Facebook and Twitter
@Charlotteannas on Instagram
Charlotte writes with a focus on Green Beauty and Wellness, and was honored in 2016 as one of the Huffington Post’s 50 Most Inspiring Canadians. She creates and hosts digital content, teaches corporate yoga & meditation, and models, while enjoying an active and adventurous lifestyle with her 4 year old son.
@NoraDeBora1 on Twitter
@naturally_nora on Instagram
Nora DeBora is one of Toronto's leading Health and Wellness professionals who is certified in holistic nutrition, live blood microscopy, yoga and personal training. She specializes in digestive wellness and is passionate about educating and empowering clients and communities. Nora believes that everyone has the capacity to heal themselves. She helps set them in motion and keeps them focused, accountable and inspired throughout their journey.
@DoctorMarita on Facebook, Twitter & YouTube
Dr. Marita Schauch is the author of Making Sense of Women’s Health and Collagen Myths and Misconceptions and is a regular guest on radio and TV shows. She is an expert on women’s health, with articles covering hormone balance, stress, sleep and menopause. She has also been in clinical practice for over 10 years in Victoria, BC.
@JulieDaniluk on Twitter & Instagram
Julie Daniluk is a nutritionist, TV personality and award-winning author dedicated to empowering people to live healthier lives. Her best-selling books include Meals That Heal Inflammation, Slimming Meals that Heal and Hot Detox, focus on great-tasting allergy-free eating and anti-inflammatory foods to slim down. Along with hosting the reality cooking show, Healthy Gourmet, she is also resident expert for the Marilyn Denis show, motivating people to heal with healthy nutrition.
@AshleyKoff on Twitter
@AshleyKoffApproved on Instagram
For nearly two decades, Ashley Koff RD has helped thousands achieve their better health goals by teaching them to make better not perfect choices more often. Today, Koff is your better health enabler with The Better Nutrition Membership which provides better tools and real support (direct from Ashley) online to help you learn to make better not perfect choices more often. Want better results? Join today.
@lifebylyd on Twitter
@bodbyjenvey on Instagram
@lydjenvey on Facebook
Lydia Jenvey is a Movement Artist, Pilates, Barre and Spinning Instructor, Personal Trainer and Health Coach based out of Montreal.
With a love for fitness and a huge passion for healthy living, Lydia helps her clients obtain their optimal health & fitness goals through lifestyle change along with workouts that are fun, challenging and results driven.
She can currently be found teaching classes at both b.cycle & House of Barre.
@shelivesclean on Instagram & Facebook
Beata Rydyger is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Wellness Expert and Health Writer.
@indigoandcanary on Facebook & Twitter
Aleigh Acerni is a writer and editor living in Charlotte, NC. She started researching and writing about natural, organic, and clean beauty in 2009 and then launched her own beauty blog, Indigo + Canary, in 2011. She has written about clean beauty and wellness for brands and publications including Breathe, Charlotte Wedding, The Charlotte Observer, skirt!, Beautorium.com, Greenopia.com, StyleSeat, and more. When she’s not testing out new clean products, she writes about everything from green living and gardening to real estate and travel.
@MeeraEstrada on Facebook & Twitter
@meera_fusia on Instagram
A lover of all things media, Meera has an extensive career in broadcast, print and digital media, both in the corporate landscape and as an entrepreneur. A self-professed fashionista with an equally deep desire for creative activism she founded FUSIA Media to give women a voice and bring light to many social and political issues that are often silenced. From advertising, sales, writing to reporting -- passion, authenticity, hard work, tenacity and truth-seeking continue to pave the path in Meera's colourful career.
@unhealthynm on Twitter
@unhealthynomore on Instagram
@UnhealthyNoMore on Facebook
Vanessa Cunningham is a Huffington Post contributor, nutrition & wellness expert of Unhealthy No More, Inc., best selling author, writer and speaker. She helps entrepreneurs and busy professionals prioritize their health by creating customized plans that are fun, sustainable and easily integrated into their hectic lifestyles, so that they lose weight naturally, have more energy, and live a happy and balanced life. Vanessa has also been featured on U.S. News Travel, Essence, CNN iReport, and MindBodyGreen and LI Pulse.
@GreenMomsCollective on Facebook
@GreenMomsCo on Twitter & Instagram
Sara Vartanian is a mom of two boys and the founder of Green Moms Collective, a Canadian website dedicated to helping mothers live well with a green and mindful lifestyle through content from holistic experts, mom contributors and her simple guide to green beauty. Sara works with wellness and education businesses to manage their social media and outreach programs. If she's not on Instagram sharing all things green mom, she can be found wiping green smoothies off her children's faces or shopping at a farmer's market.
@BeautifulBasicsBlog on Instagram & Facebook
@BeautifulBblog on Twitter
Kassie is a natural beauty blogger with a love for all things beauty and all things green. She writes about natural and organic beauty products and shares DIY beauty recipes on her beauty blog, while also maintaining a second blog detailing her journey to living well with chronic illness. She has a deep love of animals, believing that cruelty free is the only way to be, and is the Mom to a rescue cat named Hunter.
@eatlifebalance on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter
Julie Pecarski is the founder of Eat Life Balance, a health and lifestyle solutions resource for career-driven women looking to improve their health through a holistic-approach to nutrition and radical self-care. She is a lover of essential oils, natural beauty products and dental care who is a brand ambassador for companies who are aligned the same.
@DontDieAfraid on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & YouTube
Ashley Freeman is the founder of Don't Die Afraid, an inspirational blog that empowers individuals to realize that their circumstances don't hinder the future, instead they are stepping stones to success to reveal how resilient a person truly is. I achieve this through motivational I achieve this through motivational speeches, content creation, and mental health advocacy.speeches, content creation, and mental health advocacy.
@vibrantvivaciousveraciousbeautyblog on Facebook
@VibrantVVBeauty on Twitter & Instagram
Jennifer is a Toronto-based beauty blogger who is dedicated to quality skin care and experimenting with bold colour. She is passionate about green, natural products and promotes that a luxurious, mindful beauty routine is an amazing form of self-care. She is also obsessed with yoga, cats, and good rock n' roll.
@29secrets on Twitter & Instagram
@ashkowapizzi on Instagram
@ashkowalewski on Twitter
Ashley is the editor of 29Secrets.com and BeautyDesk.com, as well as a freelance writer and editor based in Toronto. She has a passion for all things beauty and loves testing out all the latest products, but has a soft spot for masks and skincare."
@eatspinrunrpt on Instagram, Twitter & Pintrest
Angela Simpson is a Culinary Nutrition Expert, enthusiast of sweaty pursuits, and blogger at eat-spin-run-repeat.com. By sharing healthy recipes, heart-pumping workouts and goal setting tips, her mission is to inspire others to live their lives with intention. When she's not creating new recipes in her kitchen, you'll find Angela out for a run or exploring Vancouver, the city she's now proud to call home.
@blackgirlbliss on all social media
Anika Tene Rich is a holistic self-care educator who believes that scented candles and face masks are gifts from God herself. She creates digital content that teaches women of color to cultivate their personal self-care practice and embrace their full, sacred and sensual selves. Anika is a licensed educator and dreams of one day teaching self-care to women and girls around the world.
@SweatEquityMagazine on Facebook
@sweatequitymag on Twitter & Instagram
Debra Antwi is a content junkie! She is the Editorial Director of three national publications, all connected to yoga, fitness, and lifestyle. She lives in Oakville, Ontario with her husband and together they are raising three awesome kids.
@ingriewilliams on Instagram & Twitter
Ingrie Williams is a Toronto-based editor, writer and stylist. With over a decade of experience in consumer and custom publishing, online media and national television, she has honed her expertise in translating fashion and beauty trends. Ingrie is currently the Beauty & Style Director for Best Health magazine, and has contributed to Chatelaine, glow, The Kit, Flare.com, Cineplex Media and more.
@FaconMagazine on Facebook and Twitter
@Facon_Magazine on Instagram
Janice S. Wallace is Editor-in-Chief of Façon Magazine, a digital fashion magazine highlighting emerging fashion brands and emerging fashion entrepreneurs committed to sustainable and ethical practices. She is also the Creative Director at The Fashion Parade, a branding and design agency
@letstalkaboutgreen on Facebook & Instagram
@dreamlivemaui on Twitter
I blog about my passions, fashion, health and beauty. I opt for eco products that are without harmful chemicals, vegan, cruelty-free, ethical and organic. I started blogging for fun, simply inspired by this idea of sharing knowledge. What I admire the most ? Women’s solidarity and anti-individualism in our ultra-modern society.
@kelseyklassen & @vitadailyvan on Twitter
@kelsey.klassen & @vitadaily.ca on Instagram
Kelsey Klassen is an award-winning lifestyle journalist and editor based in Vancouver, Canada. She is currently editor of the Westender newspaper, the city's longest-running arts and entertainment weekly, and editor-in-chief of the luxury lifestyle magazine VITA. In addition to covering some of the biggest beauty brands in the world, Kelsey also regularly champions emerging green and environmentally friendly beauty practices.
@betterlivinblog on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter& Pinterest
Alberta based physcial education student with a passion for healthy living, fitness and the outdoors. Her summers are spent in the mountains or pounding pavement trying to improve her mile time. Better LIVIN is a site about living your best life through nature and healthy living.
Brittney Marshall is a millennial on a mission. Every day she encourages women of color to cultivate their magic. In 2013 she launched MyBrownBox, one of the first subscription beauty boxes to serve women of color. Utilizing technology and experiential activations she has helped multicultural women cultivate their gifts and embrace their natural beauty. Marshall's work has been nationally recognized in publications such as Hello Beautiful, Her Agenda, Style Blazer, Clutch Magazine, Centric TV, and MadameNoire just to name a few. MyBrownBox has now evolved into a community-driven platform that provides self-care and wellness inspiration through a variety of creative online and offline experiences.
@missladyniobe on Twitter & Instagram
June is a digital marketing professional, consultant and trained based in Toronto. When not creating dishes in the kitchen, trying on new makeup or bringing a new tv series, she can often be found snapping pictures of just about everything.
@CHC.Communications on Facebook
@leahstellapayne on Twitter
With a background in communications, natural health retail, and magazine editing, Leah is a strong advocate for eco-friendly, non-toxic products. She regularly writes health and wellness articles for alive magazine, blogs about natural beauty and skincare, and runs her own writing and editing business (Cedar Hill Creative). When she's not busy searching for the newest in clean beauty and skincare products, she's likely practising yoga or spending time with her family.
@eco.glow on Instragram & Facebook
Israa is the founder of Eco Glow. A personal blog that shares sustainable, green and ethical products in the categories of beauty and fashion. Eco Glow also focuses on health and the importance of glowing from the inside.
@SofiyaChorniy on Instagram
@SofiyaLovesNature on Facebook
Working as as a model for a few years, which includes working with Adidas and Rogers, Sofiya has had a variety of experiences with all sorts of makeup and haircare brands and looks. After learning about CertClean about circa 2013, her perspective on topical products shifted completely and she started introducing clean products to makeup artists at photoshoots, and chooses jobs where she can do her own makeup using clean products. Though currently she is a high school teacher , she is working on becoming a Health Coach. Her passion lies with teaching others the benefits and joys of a healthy, active, and sustainable lifestyle, and has been the keynote speaker on 'Mindful Movement and Nutrition' at a tech conference at Mississauga's Microsoft headquarters. Sofiya is also a local environmentalist, and has helped with the collection over 400kg of garbage from local waterways through leading and participating in community initiatives, and manages a local cleanup group page: http://tinyurl.com/yb7o8yjp
Rachael-Lea Rickards on Facebook
@realtalkwithrachaellea on Instagram
Real Talk With Rachael-Lea on Youtube & ITunes
Rachael-Lea is a actor, television and magazine writer, live show producer and social media pot stirrer. She is also known for her "out of the box" conversations on her weekly talk show "Real Talks with Rachael-Lea". She's excited to try and review the products she's going to rave, or maybe "not" rave about. Be sure to tune in to her show, and she'll be sure to give her feedback there as well.