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Comment if you love Pure + Simple!… but only if you mean it.

We, on the Pure + Simple team, want to update our testimonials page on the company website and are looking for quotes from any of you who wish to give our company a shout out.  Tell us if you have had a specific positive experience or if specific product(s) have helped your skin…well, really say whatever your little hearts desire to express!  We are simply happy you enjoyed what we do or how we do it.

And because we believe in always giving back, we will be giving out three Collagen Elastin Eye + Lip Concentrates to three lucky commenters.  So, don’t forget your email addresses so we can contact you!

This contest ends November 8th, 2010.  Do keep in mind, that if you decide to submit a comment/ testimonial, you are giving us the rights to its content, and permission to use it on our website.  You are more than welcome to email me with any questions about this at kristen@pureandsimple.ca- obviously we are grateful for any feedback, so will treat your testimonial with the respect it deserves.

Thank you in advance,

Comment if our products have transformed your skin


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  1. Lindsey October 29, 2010 at 12:17 pm - Reply

    I went to the King location this morning for a facial with Amy – it was an amazing experience from beginning to end. She made some great observations about my skin, listened carefully to my needs and gave me an amazing treatment. I went into the treatment with a really bad flare up of mystery inflammation – I left the room with a glowing complexion and solutions to prevent the reaction in the future. I couldn’t ask for anything more! Thanks 🙂

  2. Nicole October 29, 2010 at 4:04 pm - Reply

    Your Organic Rosehip Facial Oil has transformed my sun damaged skin!

  3. Lisa October 29, 2010 at 4:19 pm - Reply

    I think it was fate that I found a job near the King St location last year. My dry, sensitive skin had been particularly irritated. It looked as though it was perpetually reacting to something…blotchy, bumpy…I couldn’t stand it and I worked my way through just about every skin care brand trying to find an answer..to no avail. I wandered into Pure + Simple one day out of curiosity. Kristen scanned my face, asked me questions and began to piece together my skin puzzle. She explained the science behind my skin issues and potential solutions. Finally I could understand what was happening! I started with a package of sea salt micro-dermabrasion to, essentially, start over. The facial experience was blissful. I’ve been to spas before but because the products here are organic and pure and the philosophy is so rooted in skin’s health, not just appearance, I felt even better about the process. I now religiously use the collagen elastic serum, cleansing milk and I’ve even switched over to their line of mineral makeup. And my skin! Smooth, hydrated, glowy and, most important, nourished. I couldn’t be happier.
    Thank you!

  4. Christine October 29, 2010 at 4:42 pm - Reply

    Three letters: IPL. Pure & Simple’s IPL hair removal took my annoying, thick, dark underarm hair and turned it into hair so light and slow-growing that I have to actually search hard to find any. My shaver is in mourning.

  5. jo baumann October 29, 2010 at 5:26 pm - Reply

    I have been using the PURE $ SIMPLE lip balm for a couple of years now and love it. Really prevents dry skin build up in all seasons. Use it last thing at night…every night.
    The new eye cream is good but I especially love the Cellular repair cream. Especially the smell. So clean and refreshing!!
    So much so, that my daughter, who is very sensitive to smells, asked me what it was and said she liked it. When it passes her smell test you know you have done something right.
    One of the things I love most about your products is the smell So clean and fresh, so unoffensive.
    So, keep up the good work.

  6. susan October 29, 2010 at 5:58 pm - Reply

    I love the European Cremes that have lanolin in them. So rich and moisturizing! Can’t find it anywhere else and nothing is as therapeutic for my skin. I also love Pure and Simple vitamin C serum. Great primer, as well as soothing and prevents sun damage. I have used vitamin c serums that were more expensive and not as good. I appreciate that your products seem to have much less, if any, perfume. Never had an allergic reaction to any of them and I have been allergy prone with many cosmetics and skin care products. Thank you for that!

  7. Vasya October 29, 2010 at 6:35 pm - Reply

    I am absolutely addicted to the Pure and Simple Sensitive cleansing milk. It has calmed my aggrivated hyper-sensitive, dehydrated yet prone to break out skin along with the sensitive facial oil!

    I can’t be without these products! I notice an immediate withdrawl on my skin when the products run out and I use the ‘back-up’ products. As soon as I restock and get back into my routine, all is well again and I finally feel incontrol.

    When I first wandered into PUre and simple and met Vera (Yonge and Eglinton) her positivity and knowledge gave me hope. My skin was a mess! She gradually and steadily brought my skin back to a state I had thought was gone forever and advised me on the best yet simple products and regime that has healed and improved my complexion completely!!!!

    I can’t wait for my next blissful treatment.

  8. Meaghan October 29, 2010 at 7:12 pm - Reply

    A few years ago I developed adult acne and rosacea, and I tried everything to get rid of it. Through high school I was one of those lucky girls that didn’t even need to wear make up, and here I was in my mid 20s unable to leave the house without foundation, and wanting a bag over my head.

    I tried a dermatologist but the treatments they provided only dried out my skin, making it look and feel even worse. My naturopath recommended Pure and Simple, I figured I had nothing to lose so I went in.

    Kristen recommended that I see Amy as she is good with rosacea and sensitive skin, which she said were my main issues. One facial and a few weeks later, and the acne was calming and the redness was starting to go away. Four years later I’m still a loyal customer.

  9. Lindsay October 29, 2010 at 8:21 pm - Reply

    I have been coming to Pure + Simple Yorkville for a few years now and absolutely love it! Slavica has transformed my skin, she is a miracle worker. She is genuinely happy when I walk in and she sees the improvements in my skin. I use Pure + Simple products as well as Martina Gebhardt and both are fantastic for my dry and acned skin. People now often comment how great my complexion is, thanks Pure + Simple!

  10. Megan October 29, 2010 at 9:39 pm - Reply

    I have been a loyal client for many years and appreciate Pure + SImple’s approach to skin care. Having had acne prone, sensitive skin my facial regime of the Pure + Simple skin care line has helped my complexion greatly! I have few ” I can’t live without” products; Collagen Elastic Plus, Vitamin C Serum and Sensitive Skin Exfoliant + Face Mask. With commitment and consistent use of this line, my skin has never been happier! I adore the staff. I leave the spa feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and educated and so does my skin! Thank you Pure + Simple for your knowledge and sharing it with me.

  11. Julie October 30, 2010 at 5:54 am - Reply

    Pure & Simple is simply the BEST place anyone can go in Toronto! I have wasted alot of time jumping from place to place in search of a spa that would calm & soothe my sensitive, VERY dry skin and offer some real solutions and knowledge about my skins needs. I left Pure & Simple after my amazing ‘Urban Renewal’ facial and couldn’t believe it! My blotchy irritated skin was fresh, glowing and the redness was gone! Most surprising of all was how it FELT. Like my skin was finally breathing, calm and hydrated for once! I am completely addicted! I also got Kristen’s book, beauty 2.0 as a great go-to at home and and it helps me always take the best possible care for my skin, no matter where I am. Thanks Kristen!

  12. Kristen October 30, 2010 at 8:43 am - Reply

    As I made the transition from student life to professional life, I was dreading the prospect of having to wear suits and make-up everyday, especially because I didn’t want to needlessly be exposing myself to all sorts of chemicals through my daily skin-care regime, and because I found that most of the times I had tried wearing make-up, it just looked so artificial. I went to Pure & SImple and was thrilled with the products recommended. They selected products that suited me, and taught me how to apply them! Most of all, I am impressed with how natural the products look on… I actually have quite a bad complexion, but people can’t even tell I’m wearing make-up and often tell me how lucky I am to have such nice skin!

  13. Sheri October 30, 2010 at 12:33 pm - Reply

    I am the kind of person who is not really brand loyal. I will usually avoid buying clothing with noticeable labels on them because I’m not interested in being a walking advertisement for any company. Keeping this in mind, a friend of mine introduced me to Pure and Simple a few years ago and I have never grown tired of this line so I think some praise is due here. Though I am still one to experiment with different products outside the walls of Pure and Simple and also admit to being a person who frequently changes their skin care routine, I have come to the conclusion that Pure and Simple is still my favourite product line. My journey with Pure and Simple all began a few years ago when I visited one of the Toronto sites where I received a free skin consultation, a skin analysis which felt like a bit of a facial and a makeup application. I relished in the amount of time they spent on me in the consult and how they tailored it so specifically to my own needs and feedback. I left the place honestly feeling about 5 years younger with a new spring in my step and a few heads turning my way. I was excited about some of the Pure and Simple products I had purchased and thinking this is what I’ve been missing in my skin care routine. Though my visits usually span a few months- I’ve encountered the same kind of friendly and personalized service with every visit, valuable free advice and tons of samples that often bring me back for a purchase once I’ve trialed something. Other reasons I love this product line. I have subscribed to receive the email update and more recently the blogs to glean any gems of beauty knowledge and I find myself pencilling in the specials and events into my calendar to I won’t miss them. I have caught myself recommending Pure and Simple to friends due to probably the biggest reasons for my attraction to Pure and Simple, it’s very natural. For an ingredient obsessed person this is very important. I don’t like to wear a lot of makeup, especially because I try to avoid chemical junk that many products carry but I don’t seem to have this problem wearing Pure and Simple makeup. My favourites have included the Pure and Simple mineral foundation which has been my favourite product since I began this journey. I’ve just started getting the refills with the same compact- a little less expensive and more environmental. Other favourites that I have been a repeat buyer are the Rose Hydrosol to keep my skin more hydrated and the Jojoba body oil (very natural and nice smell). I recently read that very natural pedicures and manicures will be offered. I would also love to see Pure and Simple come up with a healthy non toxic nail polish; I love finding better alternatives to what the mainstream is offering. Keep up the good work Pure and Simple!

  14. Meredith October 31, 2010 at 10:20 am - Reply

    I went to the Yorkville location and had a facial with Benji several months ago and was hooked! I bought the book Beauty: pure and simple and have found invaluable advice, tips, suggestions that have made me skin look beautiful. I believe in the ‘from inside out’ skincare philosophy and will only use P&S products on my face. I also like that P&S concentrates on facials and doesn’t get ‘complicated’ with a smorgasbord of beauty ‘treatments’. I try to get in for a facial every other month-and would never dare go anywhere else. The quality of service, staff and products are excellent! Bravo!

  15. Sara October 31, 2010 at 3:21 pm - Reply

    I first came to Pure and Simple to try one of their facials and ever since then, I have been hooked on their wonderful line of products. I have slowly been switching over to their in-house product line for all of my facial skin needs, and I have never been happier with how my skins looks and feels. I have sensitive skin that is beginning to show the signs of aging, and the staff at the King St. location have always been able to point me in the direction of products that might work for me. I love that you give samples that I can try on my skin before making a commitment. I keep returning to the Pure and Simple line of make-up and skin care since I think the prices and quality can’t be beat. I love to support a local business that cares about the environment and the quality of products. Can’t say enough good things about your services and I always tell my friends to give your products a try!

  16. Erin October 31, 2010 at 5:48 pm - Reply

    Oil was quite possibly the very last thing I thought my acne-prone, sensitive skin needed. Nevertheless, when my technician at the King Street location recommend I give the Organic Rosehip Oil a try, I went for it. I couldn’t be happier with the results. My skin is soft and moisturized, I can see a huge improvement in redness and inflammation, and the occasional breakouts I do still get don’t last nearly as long as they used to.

    I couldn’t be more impressed with the professional and inspired advice I’ve been given every time I go into Pure + Simple!

  17. Allison October 31, 2010 at 7:10 pm - Reply

    I had always thought about making the switch to a natural skincare regimen and tried a few products here and there but never stuck with it. Then I discovered Pure + Simple and there was no going back. I feel like I’m among friends when I visit Pure + Simple; the friendly and knowledgeable staff always make me feel welcome and supported. When people tell me that my skin looks great I can’t rave enough about Pure + Simple.

  18. Brinda Raj November 1, 2010 at 6:54 am - Reply

    I’ve been using Pure & Simple Products for more than a year.
    Before that I was using Lancome for so many years.
    But I see a huge improvement in my skin texture and complexion after I’ve started doing the facial and using Pure & Simple.
    But still I want to specify some products which I love so much.
    Collagen Elastin Plus (it is a magic)
    Martina Gebhardt Ginseng Cream

    I was amazed by the wonder Pure & Simple AFA Gel Peel
    made on my face.

  19. Lara November 1, 2010 at 8:52 am - Reply

    I’ve been using Pure + Simple products ever since my first facial there two and half years ago. I am a huge fan of both their products and their services and have recommended Pure + Simple to many friends. I had been using “natural” products on my skin for years prior but my skin was still never totally happy. Being someone who was blessed with good skin throughout the teenage years, my adult skin was another matter. I would occasionally get deep and painful pimples, as well as random little red inflammations. After my first facial appointment (a blissful experience) I was informed my skin was very dry and dehydrated, that it was overproducing sebum and in turn producing these awful pimples. My skin is also apparently a tad sensitive, hence the red spots. Ha! Who knew?And here I just thought I had unhappy combination skin! I switched products that day and my skin has been amazing ever since.

    The Pure + Simple product line, as well as the other product lines they carry, are quite simply of a higher quality than those other natural products I was buying at my health food store. The formulations are more gentle and nourishing than any other product I’ve tried. I also appreciate the affordable price point of the Pure + Simple line. The Martina Gebhardt and Jurlique lines are my other faves. They have something for everyone, and the staff and aestheticians are always happy to take the time to find what works for you! Oh, and their facials? They use the same products they sell, so they’re guaranteed to be gentle and nourishing too. Keep up the great work P+S!

  20. Sharz November 1, 2010 at 1:50 pm - Reply

    Holistic and natural care at it’s best. I have been using the Pure and Simple product line for almost 3 years, ever since I was recommended to try it out by a laser technician who worked in the Yonge and Eg area, who recommended it for my sensitive skin. At the time I had developed a terrible hormonal break out and nothing was working. The Pure + Simple worker was so helpful and highly knowledgeable about all of the products, and recommended the Pure + Simple skin softening moisturizer and the Pure + Simple French clay mask which I have used ever since, as well as using oils/serums moisturize the face. The products all smell very soft and are very soothing. The facials are the best facials in the city – extractions are always well performed. My skin has been wonderful ever since and I highly recommend Pure + Simple for a all of your beauty needs!!

  21. Tusha November 1, 2010 at 5:22 pm - Reply

    A good friend of mine introduced me to Pure and Simple over a year ago and I’ve loved it ever since. She goes to the Oakville location, which is a bit far for me, so I go to the Yorkville location and have also tried the King St. West and Yonge & Eglington location. They are all fabulous and offer wonderful, holistic, services. My favourite esthetician is Slavica at Yorkville – she’s so warm & friendly and always leaves my skin glowing. Currently my favourite facial is the Salt Microdermabrasion. I was a bit nervous to try it but Slavica told me it was a fabulous treatment and she was right! I also enjoy using the Martina Gebhardt Black Mud lotion and/or cream, Aloe Vera cream, and Rose Lip Balm – a great line! As well, I recently tried the Pure and Simple Make-up and it is wonderful as well! I’m always skeptical about make-up companies creating make-up for women of different ethnicities but Pure and Simple created a perfect foundation powder in Coco that I love. I now use that as my make-up, a bit of Rose Gold blush and Santa Monica lip gloss and I’m ready to go. Thank you for creating such a wonderful spa that caters to people who enjoy natural/organic products and holistic services. 🙂

  22. Tusha November 1, 2010 at 5:28 pm - Reply

    I almost forgot! I had a full leg and brazilian wax at the King St. location earlier this year. I can honestly say that it was the most relaxing leg/brazilian wax I’ve ever had and that’s hard to say! lol I can’t remember the esthetician’s name but she was great and almost put me to sleep…during a waxing appointment! I would go there more often for my waxing if the Pure and Simple spa’s were closer to me but at least I know where to go when I need a fabulously relaxing waxing treatment. 🙂

  23. Raquel November 2, 2010 at 1:20 pm - Reply

    Pure + Simple literally changed my face. I suffer from red, blotchy, dry skin and it can really burn sometimes.

    I had tried everything I could think of, including some pretty uncomfortable treatments.

    Pure + Simple allows me to feel confident & comfortable about my skin.

    For over two years I’ve been getting the hydrating facials and using the Martina Gebhardt products, Pure + Simple oils and Just Pure eye balms.

    Whenever I walk out of a Pure + Simple location, I feel hydrated, I feel taken care of, and most importantly, I feel good about myself.

    My two favourite locations are King Street, near my home, and Yorkville, near my work. The staff are infinitely knowledgeable about their products. You can tell that they really care about me and the products I buy.

    Plus, they give back to Us, the customer, with their monthly specials and trust I take advantage of their great specials every time!

    Pure + Simple is my go to destination for all things skin and beauty related. Keep up the great work. I will see you very soon.

    Thanks for everything.


  24. Nargis November 2, 2010 at 9:18 pm - Reply

    Best Facial I have EVER had in my life!! Just calling it a facial does not do their service justice..it truly is an experience..and it is so incredibly refreashing to spend time at a spa that is actually quite affordable and luxurious – a match made in heaven – yet so hard to find!!

  25. Angela November 3, 2010 at 5:29 am - Reply

    I live in Oakville so I was very happy to see Pure + Simple open a location here. Pure + Simple is the only place I will go for a facial and it is always an enjoyable experience (minus the extractions).
    The other reason I love Pure + Simple is the Martina Gebhardt Sheabutter line, and oh yes the Pure + Simple Collagen Elastin Plus.
    My last comment would have to be the staff are also very warm and friendy.
    Keep up the good work.

  26. Jess *forever addicting* November 3, 2010 at 8:26 am - Reply

    The real question is, what don’t I love about Pure + Simple? I’ve been a P+S fanatic for almost three years now, and I good feeling that won’t change any time soon (or ever).

    I predominately go to the Yonge & Eglinton location. Not only is the Y&E staff incredibly knowledgeable, but they are full of positive energy. Whether I’m there for a facial or to stock-up on some of my favourite products – P+S Collagen Elastin, Martina Gerbhardt lotion, and P+S hydrosols – I always enjoy chatting with the staff.

    P+S has helped me to better understand a holistic approach to inner and outer beauty, which has changed my life for the better. Thank you Pure+Simple!


  27. Charlotte November 4, 2010 at 8:08 am - Reply

    Pure + Simple is the best thing that’s ever happened to me. I’ve been purchasing the Pure + Simple products for 3 years now. The staff is very knowledgeable and they really want the best for you. I purchase the pure and simple moisturizer. I have very sensitive skin and it has helped my skin stay nourished. I eat well and I believe my skin deserve that same quality of food. I highly recommend Pure * Simple!

  28. Marianne November 4, 2010 at 3:21 pm - Reply

    Thank you, from the bottom of my heart, for the sample of liquid youth, collagen elastin. It has made all the difference to my previously parched, pocked, ruddy face, and became the gateway drug to the lovely shea butter line that now keeps my skin plump and smooth. The lactic acid keeps my breakouts at bay, and the goodnight kiss of sensitive skin oil keeps my face glowing and very happy.

    It’s also such a joy to find a liquid foundation that I can wear without consequences upon removal. Biscotti keeps my face dewy and flawless; a welcome relief for my mid-thirties changing face!

  29. Susan November 5, 2010 at 12:43 pm - Reply

    I love pure and simple facials as well as the products. The pure and simple facial cleanser, collagen and lactic acid has saved my pores. I used to have blackhead city on my nose and acne outbreak on my chin. Now my skin is soft and clear. I love it and get comments all the time on how wonderful my skin looks. I just moved to Toronto and I am glad I found pure and simple because I love facials. They aren’t only relaxing but pay off in the long run… When my mom comes to visit we always go for a facial. I use the Yonge and Eglinton location but I’m sure they are all great and one can’t go wrong with their products.

  30. Natasha November 8, 2010 at 11:19 am - Reply

    Pure and Simple has been the best thing that has ever happened to me! I started at Pure and Simple in July when wanting to get clear skin for a wedding and I did make the right decision. The staff at P&S are amazing, they are so knowledgable about their products and services. The recommendations they gave me were amazing, after the first treatment my skin looked noticably clearer. We are still working on clearing up my congested and acne scar skin, but there has been a huge improvement! Treatments I have used are Salt-Micro which is amazing esp the fact that its all natural and not harmful to your skin, Clear Complexion facial and skin peels. All have done wonders for my skin! The all natural/organic products are amazing. I have actually thrown out any product that is not from Pure and Simple from my home. I have also got my b/f to start using the men’s line, because I absolutely believe and have proof that the products and servies are wonderful. Forget all that other stuff from the drug marts and what you see on tv, there is nothing else better out there than P&S, nothing! Especially if you have impossible acne and scarring, this is the only answer, I have honestly tried it all. Not one product or service has shown a difference like this before. I dont feel so embarassed anymore about showing my face, and I dont need as much make-up as I did before to cover up all the scarring. The staff have helped me so much during this process, they are the best training and knowledge people out there. Pure and Simple is the best thing that has EVER happened to me, and I stand by it. Thank you, to ALL the ladies at Pure and Simple King Street. You have quite literally made me a much more confident and beautiful young woman.

  31. Nadine November 8, 2010 at 4:37 pm - Reply

    The products and staff at Pure + Simple have saved my skin – literally! I went for a facial before heading on a trip down south. The esthetician recommended the Sensitive Skin SPF30 as well as the Cucumber masque, just in case I did burn. I, of course, fell asleep in the sun for far too long, so despite wearing the SPF30, I suffered from a painful burn to the front of my entire body. I applied the Cucumber masque regularly which soothed and calmed my inflamed skin. I owe my skin to Pure + Simple!

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