Welcome to ClearLife

Welcome to ClearLife. We are an ethical shop and publication that connects our customers with beautiful, sustainable home, fashion and beauty products, enabling them to live responsibly, without sacrificing taste. We are focused on sustainability issues in the products we buy, the approach we take to health and wellness, the food we eat, and the environment that sustains it all. Beginning at home, we aim to build stronger, more responsible global communities.

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Our Leaders


Charlotte Carson
Founder & Director


Laura Dobell
Founder & Director


Judith Stapleton
Environment Editor


Emily Faustino
Art Director


Holli Kenley
Wellness Editor


Dr. Robyn Land, ND
Wellness Contributing Editor


David Allan Jones
Beauty Director


Beauty Director


Marina Mason
Wellness Editor


Michelle Paiano
Fashion Editor-At-Large


Josh Sleight
Digital / Web Designer

Our Talent

We thank our community of talented friends for the artistic contributions they have made.



Margaret Swain
Margaret Swain has been writing regular columns in the National Post newspaper since its inception. Her most recent is Forks & the Road on culinary travel. She also writes the bi-monthly Global Gourmet column for www.travelindustrytoday.com. She is a principal critic and spirits columnist with www.WineAlign.com and pens feature articles for many publications including Zoomerm USA Today, The Globe and Mail and American Express Travel.



Karen Bliss
Karen Bliss is the Canadian correspondent for Billboard and contributor to Rolling Stone, MSN, The Huffington Post Canada, Elle Canada, Hits, Pollstar, the Toronto Star, Melody Maker and many more.




Brian Sano
Brian Sano enjoys laughing and takes darn good pictures. His photography clients include Aritzia, Birks, Cole Haan, Harry Risen, Holt Renfrew, William Ashley, Kraft, Proctor and Gamble. His laughing includes time with the wonderful circle of friends he has.




Nina Teixeira
After graduating from Humber College twice, Graphic Design first followed by the Creative Photography program (back to back), Nina went on the shoot for House & Home, Cannon, Winners, and many of the top clients in the country.




Lorella Zanetti
With a career spanning over twenty years, Lorella Zanetti is known for her intimate portrait work including Robert Duvall, Viggo Mortensen, Deepa Mehta and David Cronenberg. Lorella has worked with such clients as WWD Magazine, Absolut Vodka, The Body Shop, Holt Renfrew and Maybelline.




Richard Dubois
Richard Dubois has been shooting beauty, advertising and editorial fashion for the better part of two decades. His work has appeared in ad campaigns and publications worldwide, including ELLE magazine, Elizabeth Arden, Cashmere, Studio magazine (Italy), Tributé (Paris) and Highlights (Australia). His work has also been featured on Fashion Television, Project Runway, and Canada's Next Top Model. In 2008 he received the International Press Association Award in Paris for Best Fashion Photography. Richard splits his time between Toronto, New York, and whatever convenient tropical location.




Shin Sugino
Shin’s career as an image-maker has spanned the last 30 years. From fine-art photographer and University lecturer to commercial photographer and motion director, it’s not cliché to say he’s done it all. He’s been recognized with awards from Cannes, The One Show, The Advertising & Design Club of Canada, Applied Arts, Photo District News, Communication Arts and Luerzer’s Archive.




Luis Albuquerque
Born in Portugal raised in Toronto Luis is a product photographer who has been working in the field for over 15 years.
Luis is known for his use of vintage props and mini vignettes in his photography.
Luis has worked with clients such as Aldo, Best Health, Bite Beauty, HBC, HomeSense, Holt Renfrew, Le Chateau, and Nike.



Reena Newman
There's no mistaking Reena's passion for food! Her photography glistens, crunches, sizzle and can't  help but  make  you drool. Based in Toronto, Canada,  Reena's photographs can also be spied in the pages of several cookbooks, a cooking app, recipe spreads and commercial campaigns. Whether she's collaborating with top chefs or shooting the perfectly dipped  doughnut, you will likely catch her snacking on the props.




Chad Burton
Props & Fashion Stylist
From the neon lights of Seoul to the fashion capitol of London, England, Chad has created editorial content around the globe. Now based in Toronto, Chad works with clients as diverse as Holt Renfrew, Nike and Shoppers Drug Mart.




Chris Haylett
Chris Haylett was shooting in Vancouver when discovered by Herb Ritts and signed to Ritts’ agency Visage in LA. He spent 12 years based in the US shooting for clients ranging from Macys, Target, Levis, Neiman-Marcus and for 4 years as the main editorial photographer for Nordstrom. His editorial work has included Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Shape Magazine, Elle and Men’s Health. He returned to Canada to raise his children, Matt and Marisa, and recently relocated to Toronto.




Hasnain Dattu
Hasnain Dattu is a photographer and director who has been working in North America and internationally for nearly 20 years. His experience ranges from intimate portraiture to large-scale commercial productions to television commercials. Dattu  has worked with a wide range of editorial, advertising, and corporate clients including Condé Nast, FedEx, Acura, Ports1961, Vogue, Elle Air Canada among many others.




Joseph Marranca
Joseph Marranca is a commercial photographer, digital artist and motion creator. Specializing in advertising, marketing and direct clients alike, Joseph works worldwide. His work has taken him to various locations in Canada, the U.S., India, Mexico, Cuba as well as other locations for personal projects. Recent client projects include HGTV, Moneris, Billy Bishop Island Airport and Save My Reno, a new tv show that premiered in April/17 in Canada.




Arash Moallemi
Arash Moallemi has shot fashion, beauty, architecture, landscapes, portraits and food, and has directed motion ad spots. He’s been published in the pages of glossies like Hello! Canada, Glow, Sphere and Gioia. He’s worked with prestige brands such as Visa, Nike, Sears and the LCBO, over the past fifteen years.



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