What is Soap? Soap is made by mixing fats (an acid) and sodium hydroxide (lye). The resulting chemical reaction produces soap and glycerine. When the fats and oils come into contact with the lye they are saponifying, or turning into soap. The two most critical components of the chemical reaction are mixing between the acid… Read More »

My friend Nat, whom I met in Grade 6 and despite a rocky start, became best my friend and roommate through our university years, described me recently as having a ‘curious mind’. It’s true, I devour information and, even in this digital age, I prefer to read an actual paper book. I get comments all… Read More »

Nipple Butter is a must-have on any new Mom’s list and if you’ve learned to breastfeed, chances are you’ve used a nipple balm to relieve cracked, bleeding and blistered nipples in the early weeks of nursing. Anointment Nipple Butter is vegan and formulated with organic herbal ingredients like our favourite Calendula flower and marshmallow root along… Read More »

Exciting News! Select Anointment items, namely Baby Skin Care Essentials Gift Set, Postpartum Recovery Set, and Postpartum Bath Herbs are now available ONLINE ONLY at Chapters Indigo. Chapters Indigo is a popular shopping stop (both online and in store) for the holiday season. A convenient way to get your Anointment fix. If you’re a regular… Read More »

  Leaving Home Like kids everywhere, I couldn’t wait to leave home. I was packed for a full year before I moved away, eager to leave behind the small New Brunswick town I grew up in and see “the world”, find success elsewhere. I left for university as a young woman, moved to a larger… Read More »