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15 beauty brands with Canadian connections

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Beauty

15 beauty brands with Canadian connections

 

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15 beauty brands with Canadian connections

Leaves of Trees

Leaves of Trees, an all-natural line of skincare products, was created by Dr. Roohi Qureshi of Toronto. Leaves of Trees Eucalyptus Mint Deodorant ($15), at leavesoftrees.com. READ MORE: Hairstyles you can sweat in

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15 beauty brands with Canadian connections

Bite Beauty

Natural lip care company Bite Beauty has been operating out of Toronto since 2011 (though they are no longer Canadian-owned). Bite Beauty VIB Rogue Créme Lipstick ($32), at sephora.ca. READ MORE: Celebrity hair: All the cuts and colours in 2015

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15 beauty brands with Canadian connections

Gardener's Dream

Gardener's Dream by Aroma Crystal Therapy was founded in 1989 on Salt Spring Island in British Columbia. Gardener’s Dream Body Scrub ($17.95), at aromacrystals.com. READ MORE: 6 totally wearable hair trends from NYFW Spring 2015

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15 beauty brands with Canadian connections

Marc Anthony

Marc Anthony is the eponymous line of haircare products by the Toronto-based celebrity hairstylist. His famous clients include Catherine Zeta-Jones, Kate Bosworth and Canadian favourite Justin Bieber. Marc Anthony Kinky Girls With Wild Curls Sulfate Free Shampoo ($7.99), at londondrugs.com. READ MORE: Is growing out your armpit hair the next summer grooming trend?

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15 beauty brands with Canadian connections

Ombrelle

Founded in the '90s by a Canadian, Ombrelle (now part of the L'Oreal Group) was the first sun protection brand to bring Canadians a patented photostable, broad-spectrum sunscreen. Ombrelle Face Cream SPF 30 ($13.95), atdrugstores and mass-market retailers. READ MORE: Rihanna debuts a collection of flash tattoos

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15 beauty brands with Canadian connections

Refresh Botanicals

Refresh Botanicals is a natural and organic skincare line based out of Calgary. Refresh Botanicals BB Cream ($23.99), at refreshbotanicals.com. READ MORE: 7 questions you need to ask yourself before going for a facial

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15 beauty brands with Canadian connections

Cargo Cosmetics

In 1996, Hana Zalzal founded Cargo Cosmetics in Toronto. It is now sold everywhere from Sephora to Barneys. Cargo Cosmetics Swimmables Eye Pencil in Loch Ness ($18), at cargocosmetics.com. READ MORE: 4 places you never thought to look for beauty products

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15 beauty brands with Canadian connections

Cake Beauty

Cake Beauty, based in Toronto, is 100% gluten free and smells like cupcakes. YUM. Cake Beauty Desserted Island Supreme Body Mousse ($22), at murale.ca. READ MORE: 7 times Rihanna wore dark lipstick this summer

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15 beauty brands with Canadian connections

worldProducts

In 2001, Toronto-based celebrity stylist Brian Phillips launched World haircare products: a line that uses no artifical colour, parabens or sodium lauryl. World Repair Deep Conditioner for Hair ($44), at world.ca. READ MORE: 7 celebs to follow on Snapchat for everything health and beauty  

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15 beauty brands with Canadian connections

MAC Cosmetics

This powerhouse brand got their start in Toronto before joining the Estée Lauder Companies in 1994. MAC Cosmetics Pro Longwear Concealer ($24), at maccosmetics.com. READ MORE: Giambattista Valli discusses his much-anticipated M.A.C collab

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15 beauty brands with Canadian connections

Ilia

Ilia launched a collection of 6 tinted lip conditioners out of Vancouver back in 2011. They are now available in more than 15 countries globally. Ilia Tinted Lip Conditioner in Hold Me Now ($26), at iliabeauty.com. READ MORE: The 10 best beauty looks of the week

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15 beauty brands with Canadian connections

Zorah

Zorah's story began in Morocco where Canadian founder Mélissa Harvey came across an argan oil co-op. Now back in Quebec, the Zorah team partners with the co-op to create organic and environmentally-friendly products. Zorah BBB Cream ($34.99), at zorahbiocosmetiques.com. READ MORE: 8 times Solange Knowles had insanely good makeup

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15 beauty brands with Canadian connections

Consonant

Toronto-based Consonant Skincare formulates their products using the highest possible concentration of organic botantic ingredients. Consonant DHE Mask ($45), at consonantskincare.com. READ MORE: 5 blow-dryer-free summer hair trends

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15 beauty brands with Canadian connections

Province Apothecary

Province Apothecary sources all their ingredients from Canadian provinces, and products are made in Toronto. Province Apothecary Moisturizing Cleanser + Make Up Remover ($16), at provinceapothecary.com. READ MORE: A foolproof guide to contouring

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15 beauty brands with Canadian connections

Skinfix

The British founder of what is now Skinfix sailed to Halifax in 1871 and set-up shop selling a skin healing ointment. The formula was passed down through generations of Canadian family members, eventually becoming the internationally sold brand it is today. Skinfix Hand Repair Cream ($17.99), at drugstores and mass-market retailers. READ MORE: 7 stylish running shoes you can rock post-gym

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