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
Elate gives its eco-conscious beauty products a chic home in refillable magnetic palettes made of sustainably sourced bamboo. (Here’s more on how to make your beauty regimen kinder to the earth.)
Universal Crème Blush in Love, $29, elatecosmetics.ca
Founder Fran Miller recently revamped her natural skincare line, known for its nourishing facial oil, to be even more sustainable than before.
Face Oil, $100, fmillerskincare.com
JB Skin Guru
Jennifer Brodeur is called the skin guru for her no-nonsense, less-is-more approach to beauty from within. Psst, we hear Oprah Winfrey and Michelle Obama are fans.
Le masque, $75 (for three), jbskinguru.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
Founder Lisa Mattam takes an Ayurvedic approach to Sahajan, emphasizing mind-body balance and plant healing in her formulas. (Find out if you’re even benefiting from your extensive skin care regimen.)
Brightening Mask, $64, sahajan.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
The Care Principle
Breakfast Television host Dina Pugliese-Mirkovich was inspired to launch her own plant-based skincare line after seeing many of her family members fall ill.
Infinite Glo Day Cream, $40, thecareprinciple.com
With a mindful-living philosophy, TO112’s award-winning hair care is cruelty-free and paraben-free and charged with sound frequency energy and a ton of botanical ingredients.
Collagen Hair Mask, $63, to112.com
Next, read up on the best sustainable wellness products Best Health editors love.