Calling all beauty lovers. During the most festive time of year, it is important to take some me-time and indulge in some much-needed self-care necessities. Keep reading to find out this season’s most coveted beauty products and how to pamper yourself during the holidays.
Rose Hydration Skincare Set – $86
Show your skin some love with the FRESH Rose Hydration Skincare Set. It includes a set of five powerhouses that band together to provide hydrating, skin softening benefits around the clock. Get the best of all worlds this holiday season with this hydrating set. First, use the bestselling makeup-removing cleanser and then soothe and soften with the petal-infused mask and toner. Finally, swipe on the fan-favourite moisturizer and lip balm for time-release hydration and a sheer rose tint.
Bejewelled Chest of Beauty Treasures – $250
Retailer: Sephora and Charlottetilbury.com
The traditional advent calendar is reimaged into a dream 12-piece advent calendar featuring iconic full-size and travel-size makeup and skincare products in a bejewelled, golden chest of treasures. Treat yourself to a treasure trove of beauty favourites with the crown jewel of beauty advent calendars.
Skin Dew in the shade Rosé – $30 CAD
There’s no wrong way to Skin Dew. One product —endless uses. Skin Dew was created to be used as an instant glow in a pot, without the extensive skincare routine. Use it alone as an illuminating base, or mix it with your go-to coverage product or moisturizer, and/or on the tops of the cheekbones for an instant glow. Enriched with skin-loving ingredients like aloe vera, jojoba oil, grape seed oil & shea butter for lasting hydration. Available in 3 flexible shades, with more on the way, to suit every complexion.
Benefits: Vegan, cruelty-free, clean, made in Canada.
Tan on the Run
QUARANTAN kit – $75
Stay safe and bronzed this season with the QUARANTAN kit- featuring a Moroccan exfoliating mitt to use 24hrs prior to application. It helps remove dead skin, leaving the perfect base to apply OhSo Bronzing Mist with an exclusive Kabuki body brush applicator. The Bronzing Mist will leave you with a perfect streak-free golden tan in medium shade.
Fuzz Wax Bar
At-Home Wax Kit – $240.00
- 9.5 oz of high-quality hard wax; enough for facial touch-ups, underarms, and bikini line
- Natural wooden spatulas in both small and large sizes
- Fuzz Skin Beautifying Body Oil®
- Fuzz Skin Hydrating Body Lotion®
- Fuzz Skin Perfecting Body Scrub®
- Fuzz V-Mask Bikini Care®
- Wax Pot and Warmer
- Digital guide on everything you need to know for at-home waxing
- 20 Minute Zoom Q&A with a Fuzzologist
Old Whaling Co
Oatmeal Meal & Honey Bath Bomb – $7 or 4/$24
Old Whaling Co. bath bombs’ soothing fizz and the sea-inspired fragrance are perfect for a relaxing soak, helping rejuvenate the senses and cleanse the skin. They will leave your skin feeling moisturized and lightly scented. The Oatmeal Milk & Honey scent is a warm comforting blend that everyone loves! Plus, the oats in the bath bomb are extra soothing.
Weighted Eye Mask – $32
Love the idea of a weighted blanket but can’t commit? Try a Nodpod Weighted Eye Mask- a revolutionary eye mask to help give you a more peaceful sleep. The use of deep-touch pressure helps promote a deep restful sleep and the best part is you can get it in a bunch of fun colours like Flamingo Pink and Pacific Blue.
Act + Acre
Scalp Gua Sha – $49
The Scalp Gua Sha is designed to enhance your hair-care routine by stimulating and nourishing the scalp and stands. The Gua Sha comb works in tandem with the Scalp Gua Sha to gently stimulate and massage the scalp while also delivering key nutrients from the Detox into the deeper layers of the skin.
What it’s for
+ promoting new hair growth by increasing blood circulation
+ increasing product absorption and cutting down on developmental time
+ increases hair thickness by stretching the cells of the hair follicles
+ releasing the tension, tightness, and promoting relaxation to soothe the scalp
Shampoo and conditioner – $37 +
Retailer – Sephora
World-renowned hair-care line, Ouai, has perfected salon-quality products that will leave your hair feeling silky, shiny, and smooth. Not to mention, fuller and healthier. Try the must-have shampoo and conditioner from the brand, suited for multiple hair types.
Luna 3 – $207.20
Reward your skin with a deep clean that is sure to rival a luxurious spa treatment. The Foreo Luna 3 was made for every skin type, and you will be sure to get a deeper cleanse every time, as 8,000 T-Sonic™ pulsations per minute reach into your pores to wash away dirt, oil, sweat, make-up residue, dead skin cells and more.