March Break Getaway – What to Pack: Hot/Cold

Heading to the Beach… Natrual Sun Care Creme for Baby:  A delicate blend of organic Calendula & Sunflower oil, our non-greasy formula provides full spectrum UVA and UVB protection for the entire family by using non nano, un-coated zinc oxide.  Rated #1 by EWG. Reef Friendly! Baby Lip & Cheek Balm:  Had a little too … Continued


Blue Corn Lavender Cleanser

We’ve “unearthed” an old recipe from the archives.  Our Blue Corn Cleanser was one of the first products in our skin care line up… back in the day!  No longer in circulation, we thought we’d share this oldie but goody with you!  This mild daily cleanser is wonderful for those with sensitive skin.  It massages … Continued


My Favorite Green Smoothie Recipe

Being a lady boss I often find prepping three healthy meals and staying on top of my diet can be a bit of a challenge.  Breakfast is one of the more difficult times of the day, as its easy for me to fill up on coffee and forget to have something in my tummy before … Continued


Lavender Tea Latte

  After all  the craziness of  Christmas has subsided, its time to stop and take a well deserved break and enjoy a little “me” time.  I love to curl up in my favourite chair with a good read and a soothing, transformative lavender tea latte. Delicate floral notes lightly sweetened with raw honey warms from … Continued


Holiday Wishes from Matter Company

Wishing you all the best this holiday season. xo


Matter Hits the Road this Holiday Show Season!

We are hitting the road this holiday season and we are excited to visit our customers along the way! Be sure to follow us on instagram @mattercompany for exclusive promotions and giveaways. Hope to see you at one of these shows: NOVEMBER 9-13 | CIRCLE CRAFT – VANCOUVER | BOOTH 201 NOVEMBER 17-20 | ART MARKET – CALGARY | BOOTH … Continued


Herbal Cough Syrup Recipe

  Herbal Cough Syrup Recipe With the days growing colder, I like to prepare for the impending cold and flu season by making a batch of herbal cough syrup to have handy when feeling under the weather. Instead of reaching for strong, over-the-counter cough medicines that often suppress a cough and the natural functions of … Continued


Sumac Harvest

Its harvest time! The fields are intense with the riches of the season as we head out to our favourite local haunts to forage for some of the treasures of early fall. This month we are foraging for sumac berries, which we use in our  Blush Sugar Scrub. Sumac (Rhus Glabra) is a shrublike tree … Continued



As fall heralds the end of summer heat and the beginning of a new season, it’s a great time to start getting serious about our health and immune system to face the challenges of the colder months ahead. As our digestive tract contains 70% of our immune system, it makes great sense to focus on … Continued

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20 Year Retrospective

It’s hard to believe that 20 years have passed since we created the first collection in the Matter brand of products! I had just completed studies in Phytotherapy & Therapeutic Herbalism at a farm outside of London, Ontario, under the guidance of Master Herbalist, Walter Kacera, of Balance of Life Gardens (now Living Art Institute), … Continued