10 Canadian Beauty Brands That Celebrities Love
Canada is more than just the home of maple syrup, Drake, and Justin Trudeau: we also have some truly amazing beauty brands, loved by celebrities and their makeup artists alike. From makeup to skincare, these are the Canadian brands that celebs have been spotted in and swear by.
Chrissy Teigen Rocked Nudestix’s Rock N’ Roller Liner at the 2018 Grammy AwardsFounded by two Canadian sisters and their mom, Nudestix’s mission is to give you versatile tools to enhance your natural beauty. Chrissy Teigen was spotted wearing their Rock N’ Roller Liner at the 2018 Grammys. Steal her sultry look with the shade Bronze Patina.
Nudestix Rock N’ Roller Easy Eyeliner, $28.
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Olivia Munn Mixes and Matches Her Nudestix to Fake a Fuller PoutWhen fans speculated about her fuller-looking lips, Munn revealed on Instagram that she uses two shades of Nudestix – Rose and Mystic – to fake a fuller pout. Achieve the same effect at home by using a darker shade all over the lips, and a lighter shade in the centre to highlight and create the illusion of fullness.
Nudestix Magnetic Matte Lip Color in Rose, $28.
MAC is a Celebrity Makeup Artist – and Kylie Jenner – FaveMany people forget that MAC was founded in Toronto in the late 80’s. The brand hit peak popularity in the 90’s, which makes it all the more fitting that Kylie Jenner swears by their lip liners to create her signature 90’s throwback lip look. Long before she confessed to lip injections and started her own brand, Jenner told fans that she loved overlining her lips with MAC Lip Pencil in Soar. After she shared her love for the shade, it promptly sold out in many MAC stores and online.
MAC Lip Pencil in Soar, $22.
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Rita Ora Uses a Classic MAC Shade for Her Classic Red LipsBritish singer Rita Ora is known to rock a red lip on the red carpet. Ruby Woo is a classic shade that flatters Ora’s complexion and many other people’s. If you’re a red-lip beginner, this classic shade is a great place to start.
MAC Lipstick in Ruby Woo, $23.
Celebrities Love to Collaborate with MAC on CollectionsMAC is known for releasing multiple on-trend collections throughout the year, some of which are collaborations with celebrities and influencers. Before Fenty Beauty, RiRi got in on the beauty game by creating two limited edition collections in collaboration with MAC.
Bite Beauty is a Celebrity Makeup Artist and Beauty Editor Fave for Lip PrepAs beauty lovers, we end up eating a lot of lipstick. Bite Beauty’s lip products have food-grade ingredients so you can stay beautiful inside and out. Their Agave Lip Collection, featuring a scrub, balm, and overnight lip mask, is a fave for celebrity makeup artists who want to create a smooth, moisturized canvas for lipstick.
Bite Agave Lip Mask, $30.
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Yara Shahidi Rocks a Nude Lip from Bite BeautyYara Shahidi looked edgy and chic in a nude lip at the Black Panther premiere. To create this look, her makeup artist used Bite’s ultra-comfy Amuse Bouche Lipsticks in the shades Cremini and Portobello.
Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipsticks, $30.
Beyonce Rocks Fluttery Canadian Velour LashesWith so many options on the false lash market, it can be hard to choose. Now you can buy Canadian and channel your inner Beyonce with Velour Lashes. Bey wore the style ‘Are Those Real?’ to the Met Gala, but you’ll want to wear these luxe, reusable lashes every day.
Velour Lashes, $34.
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Gabrielle Union Gets Glowy with CoverFXGabrielle Union is seldom seen without a flawless, radiant complexion. At the Academy Awards in 2018, her glow came courtesy of CoverFX. This Canadian brand was developed with dermatologists to deliver high coverage and performance for patients with skin conditions like rosacea and extreme sensitivity. The amazing shade range is the icing on the cake. Union got her Oscars glow from their new Power Play Foundation in shade N80.
CoverFX Power Play Foundation, $52.
Canadian Celeb Monika Deol Created a Brand Specifically for Medium SkintonesCanadian entertainment television personality Monika Deol launched Stellar Beauty, a brand specifically designed for people with medium skin. The brand’s concealer and foundation offerings boast a wide variety of mid-range tones, which sets it apart from brands that focus on one end of the skintone spectrum or the other.
Stellar Limitless Foundation, $45.
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Kim Kardasian West Swears By The Ordinary SerumToronto-based skincare brand The Ordinary is taking the beauty world by storm. With all products under $30 and most products around the $6-mark, this affordable brand is loved by famous and non-famous beauty lovers alike. Although she’s known to spare no expense in her beauty routine, Kim Kardashian West recently said on her website that she uses The Oridnary’s Granactive Retinoid 2% Emulsion in her anti-aging skincare routine. The fact that even KKW approves speaks to the brand’s quality.
The Ordinary Granactive Retinoid 2% Emulsion, $10.
Tye Sheridan Keeps his Hair Textured and Coiffed with Marc AnthonyFounded by the Canadian hair stylist to the stars himself, Marc Anthony’s line of haircare products is readily available in most Canadian drugstores. Tye Sheridan, star of Ready Player One, was spotted rocking their products while promoting the film.
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Make the Sidewalk Your Runway with Cargo CosmeticsCanadian brand Cargo Cosmetics is a professional makeup line that inspires and encourages creativity in the hands of pros and novices alike. AzMarie Livingston of Empire fame wore Cargo on the New York Fashion Week runway in September 2017.
Italian Bombshell Matilda Lutz Makes Waves with Cake BeautyFinally, Canadian hair and body products that smell as delectable as their names. Cake Beauty’s lineup includes dry shampoos, styling products, body scrubs and lotions that keep you smelling and looking delicious. Italian actor Matilda Lutz wore their Wave Maker for beachy waves at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival .
Cake Beauty The Wave Maker Texturizing Beach Spray, $19.
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