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The Simply Beautiful Awards 2018 Winners

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At BCLiving and Simply Beautiful, we strive to celebrate the best of Canadian beauty, with a firm dedication to natural and responsible brands. From organic skin care to biodegradable packaging, we have showcased great Canadian beauty brands in our seasonal subscription boxes—and now we honour them with the inaugural Simply Beautiful Awards.

To commemorate Earth Day on Sunday, April 22nd, we are proud to now announce the winners in all categories: Face Skin Care, Body Skin Care, Makeup, Hair Care and Supplement. Our esteemed panel of judges has selected the five products they were most impressed with in our first-ever clean beauty awards.

Below are the best of the best for The Simply Beautiful Awards 2018...

 

 face care winner

Huna Revitalize Age-Grace Face SerumHuna Revitalize Age-Grace Face Serum

Revitalize Age-Grace Face Serum is Huna's signature product. It is a lightweight and fast-absorbing power-packed serum that nourishes and protects with an antioxidant- and polyphenol-rich formula. Skin drinks up this serum quickly to leave skin revitalized, perfectly moisturized and glowing with health thanks to carrot, sea buckthorn and rosehip. It contains Huna's proprietary ‘Age-Grace Super-Botanical Complex,’ specially developed to hydrate, heal, tone, calm inflammation, and reduce the appearance of dark spots.

 

 

body skin care winner

cascadia woodlot soapWoodlot Cascadia Nourishing Soap Bar

Rooted deeply in family traditions from the Mediterranean coast, Woodlot soaps are the ultimate in simplistic purity. Each bar is made in small batches, traditionally cured for six weeks. A nourishing blend of olive oil, avocado oil and coconut oil, with coconut and shea butters make for a rich lather, lush moisture, and pure cleansing.

 

 

makeup winner

Elate Cosmetics Brow BalmElate Cosmetics Brow Balm

Elate's Brow Balm is the world's first sustainable, vegan, non-toxic and cruelty-free brow product. Add colour and definition to your brows without compromising your lifestyleor the planet. This waxy-tinted pomade will tame even the most unruly brows, while adding colour and shape.

 

 

hair care winner

ag balanceAG Hair Balance Shampoo

Formulated with over 98 percent plant-based and naturally derived ingredients, AG’s Balance sulfate-free shampoo gently cleanses the hair and scalp. Organic apple cider vinegar naturally closes the hair cuticle for additional shine and organic argan oil and aloe vera help further smooth and moisturize. AG’s exclusive blend of rosemary, lavender, lemongrass and clary sage essential oils provide natural fragranceand the benefits of aromatherapy. It's ideal for all hair types, perfect for colour-treated hair.

 

 

supplement winner

Well Told Health Relaxation Booster Well Told Health Relaxation Booster

Pure relaxation for deep restorative Zzs, Well Told's Relaxation Booster promotes a state of calm and can be used as a non-habit forming sleep aid. It is extremely effective although it is made from only two active ingredients: organic lemon balm and organic goji berries. They are held together in capsule shells made from tapioca.

 

 

 

The Simply Beautiful Awards 2018 Finalists

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Want to see the full list of finalists? Below are the top 15 products (in alphabetical order) for The Simply Beautiful Awards 2018...

 

face care finalistsFace Skin Care Top 3

Huna Revitalize Age-Grace Face Serum• Huna Revitalize Age-Grace Face Serum

Revitalize Age-Grace Face Serum is Huna's signature product. It is a lightweight and fast-absorbing power-packed serum that nourishes and protects with an antioxidant- and polyphenol-rich formula. Skin drinks up this serum quickly to leave skin revitalized, perfectly moisturized and glowing with health thanks to carrot, sea buckthorn and rosehip. It contains Huna's proprietary ‘Age-Grace Super-Botanical Complex,’ specially developed to hydrate, heal, tone, calm inflammation, and reduce the appearance of dark spots.

 

Woodlot Nourishing Face Oil

• Woodlot Nourishing Face Oil

Woodlot's Nourishing Face Oil is a powerful blend of ingredients that creates a vitamin-rich, luxurious moisturizing facial oil. The formula is crafted to be light in nature with a thin texture that absorbs quickly and penetrates well. It effectively illuminates, brightens and corrects the appearance of skin tone for a balanced, radiant complexion.

 

Zyderma Clarifying Cream

• Zyderma Clarifying Cream

Zyderma HS Clarifying Cream is perfectly suited for people who have sensitive, acne-prone and problem skin. The unique combination of skin nurturing ingredients and micronized silver offers pure and natural cleansing of skin-straining bacteria and other pathogens with up to 24-hour protection. It helps to support the skin’s own natural healing process, reduce redness and inflammation, all to maintain a healthy skin balance and appearance, even under makeup. With a velvety smooth, but almost imperceptible finish, it makes a fantastic primer!

 

 

body

Body Skin Care Top 3

Ellie Bianca Body Oil Citrus Verbena

• Ellie Bianca Body Oil Citrus Verbena

Ellie Bianca Citrus Verbena Body Oil is a luxurious blend of 13 perfectly balanced natural oils formulated to address dryness and boost skin's vitality while promoting the skin's natural cell regeneration process. This ultra-gentle oil awakens the senses and uplifts your spirits. It absorbs with ease for lasting hydration and can be used on the body, face and hair. With shea oil, borage oil and rose hip oil, it's a great all-in-one product made to simplify your daily routine.

 

Huna Skin Nutrition Balm

• Huna Skin Nutrition Balm

Nourish Skin Nutrition Balm with organic mango butter, pomegranate, avocado, carrot, broccoli and chia is the ideal moisturizer for dry, dehydrated, damaged, sensitive and inflammatory skin. It contains Huna's exclusive ‘6-Botanical Anti-inflammatory Calming Complex’ to calm redness, soothe irritation and relieve discomfort from dry, tight, cracked skin. Skin Nutrition Balm deeply moisturizes and intensely nourishes, replenishes, repairs, protects and promotes rapid healing through healthy skin cell regeneration. A powerful skin protectant by day, to shield from harsh environmental elements like wind and cold, it's also ideal as a night treatment.

 

cascadia woodlot soap

• Woodlot Cascadia Nourishing Soap Bar

Rooted deeply in family traditions from the Mediterranean coast, Woodlot soaps are the ultimate in simplistic purity. Each bar is made in small batches, traditionally cured for six weeks. A nourishing blend of olive oil, avocado oil and coconut oil, with coconut and shea butters make for a rich lather, lush moisture, and pure cleansing.

 

 

makeupMakeup Top 3

Elate Cosmetics Brow Balm

• Elate Cosmetics Brow Balm

Elate's Brow Balm is the world's first sustainable, vegan, non-toxic and cruelty-free brow product. Add colour and definition to your brows without compromising your lifestyleor the planet. This waxy-tinted pomade will tame even the most unruly brows, while adding colour and shape.

 

Sweet LeiLani Cosmetics Skin Care Cover Foundation

• Sweet LeiLani Cosmetics Skin Care Cover Foundation

Sweet LeiLani's Skin Care Cover Foundation is a treatment that protects and performs like a second skin. It's formulated to allow the skin to breathe while providing maximum coverage. This waterproof, opaque formula not only conceals dark circles, rosacea, eczema, acne and tattoos, but will also conceal medical conditions and scarring. Skin Care Cover Foundation has anti-inflammatory properties and can act as an additional layer of skin protection for those undergoing radiation therapy. Plant-based enzymes protect and revitalize the proteins in the skin. It's infused with green tea, rose hip and grape seed, and increases oxygen and aids in healing of damaged, blemished or radiation burns.

 

Woodlot Nourishing Cleansing Balm

• Woodlot Nourishing Cleansing Balm

Woodlot's gentle and nourishing cleansing balm is rich in antioxidants, your first step to thoroughly removing makeup, dirt and oil without over-drying your skin. Vitamin-rich essential oils, balancing petitgrain and ultra-moisturizing shea butter make this a go-to for clean, soft skin that leaves your face soothed and revitalized.

 

 

hairHair Care Top 3

ag shampoo• AG Hair Balance Shampoo

Formulated with over 98 percent plant-based and naturally derived ingredients, AG’s Balance sulfate-free shampoo gently cleanses the hair and scalp. Organic apple cider vinegar naturally closes the hair cuticle for additional shine and organic argan oil and aloe vera help further smooth and moisturize. AG’s exclusive blend of rosemary, lavender, lemongrass and clary sage essential oils provide natural fragranceand the benefits of aromatherapy. It's ideal for all hair types, perfect for colour-treated hair.

 

graydon

• Graydon Skincare Haircare Matcha Mint Shampoo

Perfect for everyday use, Graydon's Matcha Mint Shampoo is light, smooth and creamy (just like your matcha latte!) leaving your hair cleansed and nourished but not stripped of shine-producing natural oils. It is infused with matcha tea to soften hair and prevent split ends; chia to help hydrate and fortify hair; sunflower seed extract to enhance thickness and sheen; and hemp oil to moisturize and strengthen hair to prevent breakage. Matcha and chlorophyll give this non-toxic shampoo a gorgeously green tint and a dose of hair-loving superfoods, leaving your locks healthy and silky smooth.

 

United & Free Skincare Lo-Foam Shampoo

• United & Free Skincare Lo-Foam Shampoo

United & Free's Lo-Foam Shampoo is gentle shampoo designed to cleanse and balance hair. This pH-balanced shampoo contains baobab protein to help strengthen hair and restore elasticity. It’s lightly scented with rosemary and peppermint essential oils to help revitalize the scalp and black spruce to revive your spirit. The scents take us to the Pacific Northwest... where will it take you?

 

 

supplementsSupplement Top 3

 

beauty berries

• Lavigne Beauty Berries Collagen Supplement

Say hello to LaVigne Natural Skincare’s latest beauty must-have: Beauty Berries Marine Collagen Supplement! Give your hair, skin, nails and joints a boost with Beauty Berriesa berry-flavoured gummy supplement containing 300 mg of marine-derived collagen. Get your collagen boost in a yummy tasting naturally sweetened treat with no “fishy” taste! Collagen plays a big part in renewing cells and is responsible for maintaining the strength and elasticity of bones, joints, tendons, skin, eyes, internal organs, nails and hair.

 

vitality

• VITALITY Relax+

From Om to Zzz, VITALITY Relax+ has you covered. Relax+ is an effective herbal aid that provides fast relief from stress, anxiety, insomnia and interrupted sleep. The supplement provides support when you need it and can be taken during the day or at night, to gently calm your mind, nerves and body. Relax+ blends three gentle herbs, including passionflower, valerian and cramp bark: a natural muscle relaxant. The product is non-habit forming and provides fast relief without leaving you groggy or sleepy in the morning.

 

Well Told Health Relaxation Booster

• Well Told Health Relaxation Booster

Pure relaxation for deep restorative Zzs, Well Told's Relaxation Booster promotes a state of calm and can be used as a non-habit forming sleep aid. It is extremely effective although it is made from only two active ingredients: organic lemon balm and organic goji berries. They are held together in capsule shells made from tapioca.

 

 
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