12 Canadian Eco-Friendly Beauty Products You Need on Your Radar
These caring Canadian beauty brands will have you cleaning up your act in no time.
With its debut vegan, preservative-free, cleanser/mask, new brand An-Hydra uses probiotic bacteria to put your best face forward.
The Powder of Youth No. 1, $66, an-hydra.com
From charcoal deodorants to soothing bath soaks, this brand is all about detoxifying.
The Vitamin Cleanse Bamboo Facial Cleansing Cloths, $10 (for 10), kaianaturals.com
Founder Julie Clark sources organic, wildcrafted ingredients from each Canadian province for her line, which also has a store and skincare clinic in downtown Toronto. (Plus, check out the best DIY face mask for revitalizing skin and preventing breakouts.)
Nourishing + Revitalizing Moisturizer, $76, provinceapothecary.com
At Pura’s headquarters, founder Lane Edwards hand-mixes luxurious creams, lotions and fragrances with her signature botanical ingredients.
Hyaluronic Ruby Serum, $144, purebotanicals.com
Founded by celebrity makeup artist Rose-Marie Swift in 2009, RMS Beauty is the gold standard in clean, glowy makeup. (Also, did you know the Canadian law that regulates chemicals in beauty products hasn't been updated in 20 years?)
RMS Beauty “Un” Cover-Up Cream Foundation, $45, thedetoxmarket.ca
Rocky Mountain Soap Company
The picturesque Rocky Mountains provide the backdrop for this all-natural skincare brand, beloved for its colourful soap bars and highly soothing foot butter.
Everyday Hero Natural Shower Gel, $16, rockymountainsoap.com
The 7 Virtues
This clean, vegan perfume company has been around since 2010, when founder Barb Stegemann started sourcing raw ingredients that supported farmers in war-torn Afghanistan.
Vanilla Woods Eau de Parfum, $37, the7virtues.com