If you haven’t heard, Canada is turning the big 1-5-0 this year. Over that century and a half, we’ve created many amazing things (basketball, butter tarts, etc.). But our beauty-obsessed minds are focused on all the skincare, makeup and haircare that’s being produced right in our backyards.
We’ve rounded up some of the best Canadian beauty brands and their outstanding products. Click through to find out what brands you should know about — and what products you’re about to fall in (local) love with.
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Overnight Watermelon Mask, $64, purabiotanicals.ca.
Why we love them: All of Pura Botanicals’ products are handcrafted and prepared in their studio in Edmonton. Each ingredients is sourced ethically and sustainably, and the majority are made with materials grown and harvested right here in Canada.
Their stand-out product: Their Overnight Watermelon Mask is infused with natural silk peptides and pure watermelon extract to give your skin a brightening boost. Super luxe ingredients like neroli, witch hazel and chamomile gently remove dead skin cells and give you a youthful glow.