Sḵwálwen Botanicals Blog

Recipe: Rosehip, Nettle and Mint Tea for Boosting Immunity

In the Squamish language, tem tikw translates to winter. But more specifically it translates roughly to “the time when the rivers are low and our canoes run up on the gravel bars.” The detail and information embedded in our Indigenous...

Top 5 Reasons to Incorporate Wild Rose into your Skincare Routine

When we launched the Kalkáy (call-kay) Wild Rose line back in 2017, I had a feeling it would be popular, but I couldn’t have predicted what an amazing response it would have. The facial oil, toner, body polish and now face masque (released last month) are all fan favourites! I want to share more about what makes wild rose so special in our first Ingredient Spotlight here on the blog.

New Products? Oh Yes.

With the launch of Sḵwálwen Botanicals (formerly The Wild Botanicals), we want to share an overview of the changes in our skincare collection and highlight our exciting new offerings!  The products are streamlined into four main categories: Kalkáy (call-kay) Wild Rose...

Introducing Sḵwálwen! The Story Behind the Change…

I’ve thought long and hard about this. From day one of envisioning this business, I wanted it to have a name that would capture the essence of what this journey means to me, and what motivates me to pursue the challenging and fulfilling path of being an entrepreneur.