4 Canadian beauty brands

These Canadian indie brands are sure to become staples in your beauty routine


1. Isomers Laboratories

We love that many of the company’s products come in simple brown apothecary-style bottles. Isomers emphasizes natural ingredients, and works with re­search scientists around the globe to develop leading-edge anti-aging skin care. The company includes extensive FAQs on its website to address issues such as uneven skin tone, sun damage, dryness and acne.

Our pick: Desert Youth 4X with Ectoin is a milky serum that moisturizes skin and protects it from the environment. ($65, 15 mL; find it at isomers.ca or theshoppingchannel.com)

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