Sun-Screening

Now I went on a hunt to search for some myths on Sunscreen… when I fell into that rabbit hole we call the internet. Hours were lost an I felt like I did after the first time I saw The Matrix “Is this really real?” There’s a marketing strategy that has been cleverly taking over the internet. It hides behind …

VanCity Worst City for Pet Friendly Housing in the Country

We here at CoalitionSkin love dogs and animals and really appreciate the benefits we get from being around them. Unfortunately, there’s no denying that the Province’s housing/renting market seems to have a different stand point. According to the SPCA website, 1,500 dogs and cats are turned in every year across the province by people who can’t find pet friendly housing. …

Cosmetic Tattooing

We are stoked to introduce to you our girl Sarah Grisdale! She is a Cosmetic Tattoo Artist and is now running her biz out of CoalitionSkin. Sarah is certified by Biotouch Canada, one of the world’s leading trainers of semi-permanent and permanent makeup. Trained to do various procedures such as feathered eyebrows (microblading), filled powder eyebrows, eyeliner, lips, freckles, and camouflage. She continues to use …

Wax On

The PussyShop / CoalitionSkin is looking for an expert waxer to join us at our downtown vancouver waxing studio. We are a small team of creative, fun, open-minded brazilian-wax experts. Our studio has the reputation of providing high quality services as we are known as Vancouver’s best brazilian wax studio. A hygienic studio, with experienced staff, we use the highest quality …

Our foster puppy, Miga

annik just returned from her trip to sayulita, mexico. she was there celebrating her birthday, her boyfriends birthday and ese’s birthday. all november babies! there, she met marta (now, miga). since the pussyshop has been helping find orphan puppies and cats forever-homes, annik decided to foster miga. and she has just arrived in canada! if anyone is looking for a …

Acupuncture Adventure

i woke up on tuesday this week in a lot of pain. my whole neck and upper back hurt, in a way i had never experienced before. i hoped it would go away but it didn’t. the next day was even more painful, i couldn’t tilt my head down at all, and rotating my head left and right wasn’t comfortable …

Facelift

we have a new logo waiting to be leaked… but we have some renos to check off the list before that. after six months of creating, planning, coordinating and shit, it’s all coming together. the exterior got painted on saturday and we’re now awaiting our new signs, awning, window art and other details. then leak da  new site and printed materials. then… maybe re-launch …

July: Independent retailer month

the month of july is named Independent Retailer Month. an important month, encouraging people to be local with their purchases to support independent retailers and shops! this helps grow a strong sense of community. it is an amazing way to boost local economy and feel good about helping independent businesses rather than big chains. supporting local, independent businesses creates a …

Happy Eat Your Vegetables Day

“eat your vegetables” if you’re like me, growing up this was something your mom always told you. if i didn’t want the veggies she served, i had to eat a handful of carrot sticks instead. moms are usually right (mine is always right)… and vegetables are vitamin and nutrient filled, high in fiber and low in calories. therefore, every day …