Alitura Mask and Moisturizer aka. The Alitura Perfect Pair – $128
Treat your skin to the Alitura mask and moisturizer combo — “Your skincare regimen simplified in two key products.” The Alitura Mask combines a special blend of 9 nutrient-dense ingredients that work together to exfoliate dead skin cells, shrink pore openings, stimulate blood flow, and rejuvenate your skin by encouraging new skin cell growth. Next, go in with the restorative and revitalizing daily moisturizer made of 95.4% organic ingredients that will leave your skin with a bright, radiating glow, minus the shine!
Available at https://alituranaturals.com.
TheFaceShop’s Jeju Volcanic Lava Set
Using volcanic lava straight from the world-renowned Jeju Island of South Korea in combination with other Jeju flora, the Jeju Volcanic Lava line will expel impurities, leaving the skin clean, clear, and without shine! Other ingredients include Jeju sasa which tightens pores, chocolate vine which moisturizes skin and enhances skin tone, and Jeju fusiforme which helps maintain smooth and healthy skin, all the while volcanic lava deep-cleans your pores and exfoliates. Talk about a one stop solution to summer skin problems!
Available at https://thefaceshop.ca.
Pore Scrub Foam – $15 | Pore Mud Pack – $25 | Pore Toner – $25
ZeroUV in #9208 and #9283 – $12 ea.
If you’re in dire need of fancy sunglasses, but don’t have the buck in your bank, ZeroUV has a wide selection of stylish sunglasses that will give you more bang for your buck than you’ll expect. ZeroUV has been featured in Cosmopolitan, Elle Canada, and Bazaar magazine to name a few. Our picks are the Retro P3 Round Mirrored (#9208) sunglasses if you’re going for a summer indie but edgy look, and the Retro Mod Bold Cat Eye (#9283) sunglasses if you want to add some flare and celebrity sass to your outfit. For average prices of $12, you can’t go wrong.
Available at http://www.shopzerouv.com.
David Jones Flapover Evening Shoulder Bag – $60
Pastels are to summer as neutrals are to fall. Add some sophistication to your closet and stroll around in the hot weather carrying lightly with this compact, cream shoulder bag! There is nothing more classy than cream colored leather with gold chain detailing — you are looking at simplicity at it best. Timeless and minimalistic, you will see variations of this bag every season and every year. Might as well get it now, ladies!
Available at www.holiday.ca.
Aldo Harmony – $60
Lace up blouses, lace up gladiators, lace up everything is all the rage right now and lace up ballet flats are no exception! You will see variations of this style across different brands, but none will beat this quality for this price! Add in the delicate laser cut detailing and the choice of deep jade green or passionate, orangey-red peach, and this tops the summer must-haves list. The best part of it is, you can wear these casually with a white tee and boyfriend jeans or to work with dress pants and a blouse.
Available at http://www.aldoshoes.com/ca/en.
OPI Retro Summer – $12.50 ea.
The Retro Summer collection features 6 limited edition pastel colors that replicate the sunny skies and warm sunsets of a tropical island paradise. Think flirty, fun pin-up girls in their poka dotted, bandeau tops and high-waisted bottoms tanning along the beach, with nothing more on their mind other than taking a dip in the water. Easy breezy, carefree living is what this collection is all about! With colors from citrusy orange to light, breezy blue, through to a sunny yellow, you’ll want to add this to your summertime wish list!
Available at http://www.beautybrands.com.
Make Up For Ever Aqua XL Eye Pencil – $25
Be prepared for the humid temperatures and endless outdoor activities that come along with summer with the Aqua XL Eye Pencil. Choose from the ultimate range of colors in five different finishes — Matte, Diamond, Satin, Iridescent, and Metallic. Tested and proven to last in extreme conditions, this eye pencil gives you highly pigmented, vibrant colors, with waterproof and long-lasting wear to rock day or night.
Available at http://www.sephora.com.
Make Up For Ever Lip Fever Pink Set
Catch the limited edition, sizzling Lip Fever comprised of the Artist Lip Balm, Artist Lip Blush, and Artist Acrylip. The Artist Lip Balm in “Flushed Cherry” uses Polyglyceride Esters to create a lightweight, buttery formula that glides on your lips, providing the triple benefits of color, comfort and shine! In contrast, the Artist Lip Blush in “Rosewood Pink” transfers its fine-powder, rose-petal texture onto your lips, adding a long-lasting blush color with a velvety matte finish. The Artist Acrylip uses a highly pigmented formula that gives you intensely sexy, plump lips with a vibrant, kicking “Electric Fuchsia” color.
Available at http://www.sephora.com.
Artist Lip Balm – $25 | Artist Lip Blush – $25 | Artist Acrylip – $29
Vichy Idéal Soleil Self Tanner – $25
What is the formula for having that summer babe tanned look? You + hours of laying under the hot sun. But if you’re short on time, Vichy has a different Vitamin E enriched formula for you — You + self-tanning lotion indoors in one hour. In one hour you can get that sun-kissed, California tanned skin with no sun and no tan lines! The vitamin E infused formula ensures that your newly attained, natural tan won’t fade while the velvety non-greasy formula will keep your skin hydrated for up to 12 hours! The product is also hypoallergenic and enriched with soothing and fortifying Vichy Thermal Spa Water.
Available at http://www.vichy.ca.
WORLD’s Ocean Texturizing Salt Spray – $56
Keeping up with both the summer and fashion trends, you’ll know that beach waves hair is in! If you don’t have the mad skills required to work a curling iron, this all-natural product that will give you the same results in minutes! WORLD, a brand whose products have been featured in Elle Canada, FASHION, and Beauty Editor, carries an organic spray that will add volume, texture, and softness to your hair. Spraying it lightly on your roots will add volume and texture. If you’re aiming for that wavy, chunk, i-just-took-a-dip-in-the-ocean look, go crazy with the spraying. The packaging makes it easy to control the extent of your waves.
Available at http://world.ca.