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Top 5 Amazing Health Benefits of Pomegranates July 16 2015 1 Comment

It’s no secret that SCRUB simply loves pomegranates. Apart from being irresistibly sweet and delicious, this superfood has been used for centuries because of its unique nutritional qualities and health benefits. Pomegranates are great for your body and equally amazingly nutricious for your skin! Check out our list of the top five health benefits of pomegranates and see why we’re obsessed!

 


Scrub, Inspired by you! July 09 2015

We want to hear from YOU! Got an idea for our next fresh scrub? Now is the time for have your voice heard and win big, so here is the deal:
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Get creative and share with us your scrub inspired recipe. Maybe it's your favourite summer berry, wild herbs you have growing in your back yard, or a flower that reminds you of your childhood. It's your scrub, your inspiration.

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Don't forget to get social! Tag @ScrubInspired and use the contest hashtag #MyScrubInspired to officially enter - no limit on number of entries - and make sure you like us on Facebook, Instagram, and/or follow us on twitter!


NEW STORE: La Quaintrelle Boutique January 23 2015

     

We're excited to announce that La Quaintrelle Boutique in North Sydney, Cape Breton will now be carrying our full line of scrubs! We couldn't be more pleased to have our scrubs on this cute boutique's shelves.

Bursting with personality, Meghan the owner has styled her shop to perfection. From a vintage door desk, to an eclectic array of old ladders, shelves, and cabinets - this boutique is warm and welcoming to anyone who enters its doors.

A quaintrelle is defined as “a woman who emphasizes a life of passion expressed through personal style, leisurely pastimes, charm, and cultivation of life’s pleasures.”   

La Quaintrelle is a breath of fresh air in Cape Breton, as it offers vintage clothing and accessories with style and personality. Explore it's collections to find something that suits your character and personal style.

Our scrubs are the perfect addition, along side Lily Lake Knits, Jac-Out-Of-The-Box Jewelry, and other local artisan companies. And, they have a pretty great stance on sustainability, that falls right in line with the environmentally conscious company we are.

                                

With two options to shop; you can visit their online store, or their storefront location at 299 Commercial Street in North Sydney, Cape Breton.

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November: Ottawa Christmas Craft Shows November 18 2014

 

Ravines Christmas Bizarre

SATURDAY, NOV. 8th

  • Location: Ravines Retirement home
  • 10am - 2pm
  • Live in the Nepean area? Stop by to this big ol' Christmas Bazaar at the Revines Retirement home. It's open to the residence, family and the community. And of course SCRUB will be there with out new Christmas scrub and gift baskets!

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Statistics Canada United Way Craft Sale

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 19th

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National Resources Canada Christmas Craft Sale

THURSDAY, NOV. 20th

  • Location: NRCan 580 Booth Street, Ottawa ON
  • 9:30am - 3:30pm
  • Annual Christmas craft sale for all the NRCan employees and local area. Join SCRUB and local artisan vendors to finally get some of your Christmas shopping done early! :)

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    Home, Heart, and Handmade

    SATURDAY, NOV. 22nd

    • Location: Glebe Community Centre
    • 10am - 4pm
    • Heart, Home & Handmade is a semi-annual boutique event created to showcase some of Ottawa and area's talented handmade designers. It's a modern twist on the conventional craft fair. Shop for one of a kind goods and meet all the local makers, including us! ADMISSION IS FREE! For more info click here.

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    United Way Artisan Fair

    MONDAY, NOV 24th

    • Location: 110 Laurier Ave W
    • 10am - 2pm
    • A fantastic Christmas craft show by the City of Ottawa to raise money for United Way!

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    Christmas Bazaar

    SATURDAY, NOV. 29th

    • Location: Bethany Hope Centre
    • 9am - 2pm
    • Come out to the bazaar to support our members of The Parent Enterprise Program and many other community members here at the BHC. Baked goods, warm beverages, handmade crafts, children's activities and much more!

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    Yelp Totally Bazaar

    SATURDAY, NOV. 29th

    • Location: Algonquin College
    • 11am - 3pm
    • That's right, Yelp is organizing our FIRST EVER handpicked holiday market that will cross everyone off your holiday shopping list. Local artisans are bringing you the best in handmade products including chic clothing, perfect pet products, all natural skincare, hand crafted cards and signs, accessories, unique jewelry, baked goods, and more!

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    The Savoir Faire - Chrismas Market

    SUNDAY, NOV. 30th

    • Location: Aydelu Centre, Alymer
    • 10:30am - 4:30pm
    • The Art & Crafts Savoir Faire was born out of a necessity to bring art and crafty goodness to our local community. The first of its kind in our quaint town of Aylmer, we are hoping it will be embraced and loved for providing original and quality handmade wares and art.  http://thesavoirfaire.ca/

    November: Cape Breton Christmas Craft Shows! (2014 dates) November 04 2014 3 Comments

    The leaves have come and gone, a cozy knit sweater just won't cut it anymore ... winter is coming. The Holiday season is here and it's one of our favorites! Cuddle up with a good movie, hot chocolate, and enjoy the festivities of the season.

    SCRUB has a lot of amazing Christmas craft shows and fairs coming up in Cape Breton, and we want you to join us! (You can see a complete list of our events here.)

    Scrubs make for perfect Christmas gift. Everyone has skin, and not only is it important to take care of it, it can be fun too! With many different types of all natural scrubs to choose from, there is something for everyone on your Christmas list. Plus with prices starting at $10, you can't go wrong. :)

     

    Cape Breton Christmas Shows

     

    Ladies Night Out Christmas Gala for Cystic Fibrosis

    FRIDAY, NOV. 7th

    • Location: Membertou Trade & Convention Centre
    • 6:30pm to 10pm
    • A much deserved night out with friends and family just ahead of the the holiday season, sprinkled with a side of community spirit, forms the base of a new fundraiser under the guidance of the Cape Breton Chapter of Cystic Fibrosis Canada ... read more.

    Home Crafters of Cape Breton presents: Christmas Festival Craft Show and Sale

    FRIDAY NOV. 7th - SUNDAY NOV. 9th

      • Location: Centre 200
      • Friday Nov. 7th: 4pm - 9pm
        Saturday Nov. 8th: 10am - 8pm
        Sunday Nov. 9th: 12pm - 5pm
      • It's the Cape Breton Christmas show of the year - and you don't want to miss out! Three days of Christmas extraordinaire featuring local Cape Breton artisans, crafters, bakers, and more.

      Christmas at the Port

      FRIDAY, NOV. 21st - SATURDAY, NOV. 22nd

      • Location: Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion - Port of Sydney
      • Friday from 4pm - 9pm. Saturday from 10am - 8pm
      • Featuring local talent, food vendors, crafts, and more! Providing a unique experience for people of all ages in our community. FREE to the public.

       


      Let's get #local June 12 2014

      This past weekend we had the amazing opportunity to be involved in Shopify's Maker's Market! Essentially, they reached out to local vendors and got a place together in the #BywardMarket for people to peruse and discover the treats people who live just down the street make. 

       

      Here are some awesome photos! 

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      Send us your SCRUB pictures! January 25 2014 2 Comments

      We absolutely love when our customer's love our scrubs as much as we do - it's probably the biggest compliment we could ever recieve. And even more than that we love when you take some kick-ass pictures of our scrubs. One of our biggest fans (looking to you Danette!) took some pretty fabulous pictures last week, I just have to share them with all of you.

      Since our products & company are inspired by the beautiful coast of Cape Breton, it's perfect that she took these pictures with inspiration from the ocean. Thanks again Danette for your awesome pictures and how you continue to inspire us to keep doing what we are doing :)

       

      You can send them directly us at hello@scrubinspired.com or post them to Facebook/Instagram/Twitter - just be sure to use this hashtag…

       

      #SCRUBinspired

       


      Do you scrub with your right hand or your left hand? November 22 2013 1 Comment

       


      Hello & Welcome to SCRUB Inspired! November 01 2013 1 Comment

      SCRUB Inspired all natural ingredients

      We are so excited to launch our website and get our business off the ground! We are very crafty people by nature, and are always creating something new or redefining something to make it our own. We are passionate about using natural ingredients in everything in our life and it has inspired us to create a line of products made exclusively from ingredients found in nature. SCRUB inspired is home made body, face, and hand scrubs that are so natural you can eat!

       

      So what's your flavour? Sea salt, sugar, coffee, grapefruit, or maybe a little zest? We have it all and so much more! Check our full line of scrubs here.

       

      Who is behind SCRUB Inspired?

      Jessica McNeil & Kiersten Hanly of SCRUB Inspired

      SCRUB Inspired is located in the heart of Ottawa and is run by a (sometimes kilted) power duo, Jess & Kiersten. The cool & chic Jessica McNeil is proud Cape Bretoner, and spends her days as a passionate marketer at OAK Computing. The beautiful Miss Kiersten Hanly is known by many as "the every woman" and is a Business Dev extraordinaire at Shopify.

       

      If you would like to host a SCRUB Inspired party, or would like to contact us - shoot an email to hello (at) scrubinspired (dot) com & we'll get back to you as soon as possible.