Canadian Makeup Brands You Should Know About
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No lipstick lover’s collection is complete without a lipstick from BITE Beauty. The Canadian-based brand is inspired by kitchen chemistry. The result is lipsticks that have earned cult status thanks to their super saturated formula.
Try: The Amuse Bouche lipstick range. This lipstick earns 4.7 stars on Influenster.com and it’s one of BITE Beauty’s must-have products. Take your pick from a range of bold shades crafted with 12 edible oils and yummy fresh-pressed fruit.
We love foundation products, but we don’t love what some of them do to our skin. Read: Breakouts. That’s where Cover FX comes in. You get a flawless base minus any irritants thanks to the good-for-your-skin ingredients. FYI: They’re even suitable for those with super sensitive skin.
Try: Cover FX Custom Cover Drops, these drops will shake up your makeup bag. Mix a few drops into your fave beauty product and the result is your own one-of-a-kind foundation.
Launched back in 1972, Lise Watier is known for its makeup, skincare, and perfumes. (We’re looking at you, Neiges). The brand is all about quality, diversity, and innovation, not to mention super chic packages.
Try: The classic Portfolio product. This isn’t your average portfolio. Lise Watier’s beauty version is a five-way concealer color spectrum. There’s a shade in here to target any skincare issue which is why it has earned 4.5 stars on Influenster.com.
RMS Beauty focuses on what’s in products, not just how they perform. The brand is the brainchild of Vancouver girl and makeup artist Rosie-Marie Swift, who boasts 35 years of experience in the biz. She discovered firsthand what toxic ingredients can do to you so she developed her own line of organic makeup.
Try: Add some magic into your makeup bag with RMS’s Magic Luminizer. Apply a dab of the popular product to get that elusive lit-from-within glow.
Chances are you’ve come across ILIA when you’ve been searching for organic makeup. The brand is redefining organic makeup thanks to its pure formulas combined with trendy shades. Add in packaging that is a minimalist’s dream and we’re sold.
Try: Want to try one of the bestsellers? Pick up this Lip Conditioner in Nobody’s Baby. It’s the perfect hybrid of a sheer lipstick and a tinted lip balm. Swipe on the organic formula and see for yourself.
Cargo Cosmetics has its roots in Canada, but it takes a global approach to beauty. The range is inspired by the free spirit of an independent traveler. What we end up with is easy-to-apply formulas, travel-friendly packaging, and colors that will give you wanderlust.
Try: If you don’t have a collection of Cargo Cosmetics started, may we suggest beginning yours with the best-selling Liquid Foundation. It comes in a travel-friendly pouch that fits in your slimmest purse and allows you to get every last drop out.