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How to use a safety razor!

Using a safety razor can be really intimidating – it’s metal, it’s sharp, it’s different than any other ‘normal’ razors in today’s world. I get it. It took me a while to get used to it, and I’ve been using safety razors for over 5 years now and wouldn’t even think of going back. I use the safety razor to shave my legs, armpits, and  bikini line. I’ve saved so much money, and so many disposable razors from going to the landfill. Here are my tips and tricks to using a safety razor, and how to care for them. 

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Second Location!

Downtown Dartmouth, here we come! The Tare Shop will be joining the Portland Street community, and we are realy excited about it. We've been dreaming of this for quite a while now, and have been planning and working hard behind the scenes to get this in motion. Our new location will be located at 21 Portland St, right in the heart of Downtown Dartmouth.  We are so grateful to our to all those who have supported us and we cannot wait to expand our community! Our mission has always been to inspire and support folks to live a lower-waste lifestyle and make package-free shopping accessible. We are planning to have our Dartmouth location open this fall – we have a ton...

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Shop Update: Reopening

Hello, On Thursday June 25 we are going to reopen our doors to the public for bulk and retail shopping. We will still be offering online shopping with curbside pickup. Our cafe, however, will remain closed for the time being. Our hours of operation for now will be daily from 11- 6 pm. We take the safety of our staff, customers, and community seriously and encourage you to read further for our new policies and procedures designed to help keep everyone safe. Thank you for your support, patience, and kindness, Kate PeplerCEO The Tare Shop Shopping in-store: Only 5 customers will be allowed in the store at a time. We are asking the customers line up along Creighton St. maintaining a distance of 6ft from others...

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it's time to act.

We stand with the protestors.  Talking about race and our privilege is uncomfortable – but a willingness to be uncomfortable is part of how we learn and grow. I recognize that I, a white, cis, straight woman have more personal anti-racist work to do. I also recognize that I can do more to support and lift up voices of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) around me.  I also recognize that we all need to take significant and meaningful anti-racist steps to ensure that no more BIPOC lives are lost. It is far too easy to read about the protests in the States and think that their problems don’t exist here but racism is a real problem in Canada....

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Our Measures for COVID-19

Updated May 18. In light of the current COVID-19 news we wanted to reach out to let you know the safety measures that we already take to protect our staff and customers, and to share the extra measures we are taking to further protect everyone.  As of Monday, March 30th, we are offering two options for shopping: shopping by appointment and ordering online. Below is an explanation of how each option works. And as always, we will continue to support our community partners – with one difference. For the next quarter instead of waiting to make our donation at the end of the quarter, we will be making a monthly donation, as we recognize that during this tough time the immediate need for...

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