Editors’ Picks: Canada Day Beauty Favourites

Wave the flag with these made-in-Canada products beloved by beauty editors

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Cover FX Cover Click Concealer + Foundation, $24 each, at Sephora

“I’m all about full-coverage products, but taking a liquid foundation to-go can get messy. I love that these creamy, antioxidant-rich sticks are easy to tote, without sacrificing an even finish.” —Kelly Clark, assistant editor, Cosmetics

 

Dot & Lil Rice Flower Milk Bath, $20, at dotandlil.com

“I like to sprinkle this ultra-moisturizing powder in my bath for a milky, Cleopatra-style soak. Bonus points for being hand-made in Montreal and housed in the loveliest vintage-inspired bottle.” —Katherine Lalancette, beauty director, LOULOU

 
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Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick, $30, at Sephora; Ilia Lipstick Crayon, $24, at iliabeauty.com

“On days when I feel like wearing zero makeup, a bright lip is an instant perk-me-up with minimal effort. My current concoction is the Ilia lip crayon in Karma Chameleon to define my lips and create a budge-proof base, and Bite Beauty lipstick in Sangria layered over top.” —Vanessa Taylor, style director, Chatelaine

 

Consonant HydrExtreme, from $72, at consonantskincare.com

“When my skin hates me, which is most of the time, and won’t tolerate basically any products, this Canadian-made serum is the one I can depend on. It has only two ingredients, hydrates like crazy and feels super lightweight.” —Caitlin Kenny, beauty editor, FLARE

 

Vasanti Love Brights Gel Matte Lipstick, $19, at vasanticosmetics.com

“This is the only lipstick I’ve found that’s moisturizing but still gives a matte finish that’s long-lasting. They also have the cutest names—Drunk in Love, Crazy in Love, Endless Love—but my fave is True Love. It’s the perfect red.” —Erin Finlayson, photo and market editor, Today’s Parent

 

Province Apothecary Rejuvenating + Hydrating Face Serum, $26, at thedetoxmarket.ca and provinceapothecary.com

“Not only does this multi-tasking serum give life to my dry skin, it also reduces redness thanks to chamomile and rose, and the jojoba helps keep shine at bay. I love that it’s made right here in Toronto, too.” —Tara MacInnis, assistant fashion and beauty editor, FLARE

 
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M.A.C Viva Glam Ariana Grande Lipstick, $21, and Lipglass, $19, available September 8 at M.A.C counters

“M.A.C revolutionized the practice of positive retail activism when it introduced the first RuPaul-fronted Viva Glam Lipstick in 1994, and I can’t think of anything more Canadian than using your strengths to change the world for the better. Today, the company continues to donate 100 percent of Viva Glam sales to the M.A.C AIDS Fund.” —Caitlin Agnew, contributing beauty editor, Cosmetics

 
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Saje Peppermint Halo Headache Remedy, $27, at Saje

“One swipe of this fast-acting remedy soothes any tension I might have and ultimately makes me feel more relaxed. I keep one on my bedside table, one on my desk and one in my purse. It’s a life-saver!” —Erinn Stewart, assistant style editor, Chatelaine