The new Spring season is here! With the better weather, and blossoming greenery, comes a sense of renewal, and a fresh outook, especially now that the restrictions of the pandemic are easing up. So if you’re ready again to start pampering yourself, or your significant other, or even mom and dad for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, there’s something for everyone!
For the Ladies
Sulwhasoo’s signature Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Line is revamping this year! Backed with 55 years of comprehensive ginseng research, the entire collection including its Water, Emulsion, Ginseng Cream and Ampoule is launching with a new look, and formula! Its number one anti-aging heritage cream, the Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Cream has gone through a major upgrade. What’s notable is its enhanced formulation. The triple resilience-boosting and anti-aging cream is more powerful than ever. It has a lighter texture and a fresh, ginseng flower fragrance with herbal undertones, delivering a crisp and fresh sensation. The new formulation has a more powerful anti-aging combo with ginseng peptides.
Clearly, the stylish eyewear company, have so much on the go: their newest launch of bio-acetate frames, curated collection of 70s inspired frames, Mother’s Day deals, and retail expansion across Canada. The new bio-acetate frames are plant-based glasses, that will one day biodegrade! But meanwhile, they’ll help you enjoy our amazing planet via an eco-friendly viewpoint.
Spoil yourself, your significant other, or your mom or dad, with a multisensory Jungle Brunch experience at Chotto Matte. Toronto’s premier destination for Nikkei cuisine once again introduced its iconic bottomless bunch. Feast on exclusive menu items meticulously prepared with a fusion of Japanese and Peruvian flavours. Menu items include the Oak Smoked Salmon Tostada and Fried Chicken “n” Matcha Waffles with vegetarian counterparts, including the King Oyster Mushroom and Fried Cauliflower protein replacements, respectively. Enjoy the mouth-watering desserts, prosecco, and expertly crafted cocktails, including the Cheetah-Rita, a twist on the classic frozen Margarita, that will set the tone for what will be Toronto’s best brunch.
Dew of the Gods is a Canadian LGBQT+-owned mindful skincare brand, founded by Ryan Dubs, a TikTok star with nearly 600K followers. It was Ryan who developed all the online branding for Kylie Cosmetics, becoming Kylie Jenner’s second in command, which let him to be dubbed “the man behind the Kylie Cosmetics brand.” Born in 2020, Dew of the Gods has luxe ingredients sourced from the purest glaciers and mineral deposits on Earth! Ramp up your skincare, with Dew’s wide range of luxe blends, featuring the best on-trend ingredients, for all skin types. This includes their best-selling FEELS Microdermabrasion Scrub, FijiFuji Collagen Face Mask, and Claydate Healing Face Mask. If you’re looking for a unique anti-aging product, or just want a perfect glow, Dew has it all!
Clayton Shagal’s Milk Cleanser is a 2-in-1 moisturizer and makeup remover, uniquely infused with meadowfoam seed oil, extracted from the meadowfoam flowering plant. Non-greasy with exceptional moisturizing properties, it is boosted by ultra-nourishing ingredients cocoa butter, vitamin E and glycerin, leaving skin velvety smooth.
For the Dudes
Menicure is a full service men’s grooming lounge on Queen St. West in Toronto, specializing in nail care and hair removal. The team of knowledgable, professional and friendly staff cater to male-self-care needs. The upscale services offered are designed to help men look and feel their best. The innovative space encompasses eye-catching decor that features comfortable lounge chairs, great music, a bar area, as well as individual televisions with their own state of the art sound system. Men, don’t let stigma or embrassment steer you away from clean, shined nails! You’ll be excited to see what a difference Menicure can make.
Gillette’s latest innovation, GilletteLabs with Exfoliating Bar Razor, is the newest innovation from Gillette that removes dirt and debris from the skin before the blades pass through in one efficient stroke. It ensures the skin is primed for a great shave, that’s as quick and easy as washing your face. The sleek, modern design of the razor and matching magnetic stand makes it easy to display the razor on your bathroom counter, while also allowing the blades to dry properly. Get it with the metal travel case to easily bring it on the road with you!
Manmade is a Canada-based, eco-friendly brand specializing in men’s boxer briefs and socks, crafted for comfort. Four Montreal entrepreneurs all had issues with their underwear: constant re-adjusting, chafing and how they rode up and wouldn’t maintain their shape. So, they re-invented men’s boxer briefs from scratch — ones that are more durable and softer than cotton. You’ll look forward to wearing these products, and almost hesitate taking them off at the end of the day! They also offer a Concierge Text Service option, where you can text them directly, whenever you need a new pair of boxers or socks.
Boscia’s Luminizing Black Charcoal Mask can be used by men or women, and all skin types. This is a powerfully purifying peel-off mask that effectively removes dirt, helps minimize the appearance of pores, and absorbs excess oil. Powered by potent charcoal and Vitamin C, this mask refines skin texture for a brighten skin tone, and minimizes fine lines. Try also their Cactus Water Moisturizer, that can be used morning or night, that rejuvenates, nourishes and rebounds dry skin, and imparts intense moisturizing. You’ll get out more in the nice weather, so let your splendid soft skin be seen be all!