1. MYTAGALONGS Quartz Charger Case, $22
Featured on Oprah’s Favourite Things List (yes, this item is Oprah-approved!), Montreal’s Mytagalongs creates the coolest travel and lifestyle accessories. Made of durable and protective neoprene, this on-trend quartz agate charger case allows you to store and organize all your tech accessories wherever you’re headed. It features five inner compartments to hold your cords, chargers, travel adapters, ear buds and even your cell phone. It’s great not just for travel, but also for work and school.
2. STRIPPED Southern Comfort Wash, $16
Summer means bikini season. And bikini season means waxing season. Which means that it’s time for a little extra special care… down there. Vancouver’s Stripped Wax Bar’s brand-new Southern Comfort wash is formulated especially for your delicate bits, soothing with probiotics to prevent the development of bad bacteria. And the pretty floral scent—a combination of rose, jasmine and ylang ylang—will have you feeling fresh as a breezy summer day.
3. LARK & IVES The Wanderlust Pin Set, $22
We are obsessed with these charming little collectibles from Vancouver’s Lark & Ives. They’re the perfect way to pin up your photos and preserve precious holiday memories, with each individual piece representing the spirit of travel. The best part? We’ve included butterfly backings so you can also use these adorable accents to glam up your accessories. Just slip them through the extra holes in your purse strap for a customized look.
4. SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL Nautical Beach Tote, $30
Life’s a beach—and an oh-so-stylish one—with this classic navy-and-white-striped tote in durable cotton canvas. Take it to the park, seashore, or even use it as a carry-on bag. With its wide base, there’s plenty of room for all your summer essentials, including sunscreen, water bottles and even a towel. And the coated lining means that all you have to do is wipe it clean when you’re done, then plan your next day at the beach.
5. MASKERAIDE Sheet Masks, $21
Toronto’s MaskerAide hydrating sheet masks are travel-friendly, paraben-free and 100 percent biodegradable—and we’ve picked three of our favourites for your next trip. “I Don’t Wanna Grow Up” focuses on anti-aging, hydrating to lift, firm and soften fine lines. “Beauty Rest’ore” goes to work when you go to sleep, making your skin supple by morning. “Pre Party Prep” will get you ready for that big night out by brightening your complexion. To use, cleanse your skin, apply the mask, relax for 10 to 20 minutes and get ready to revitalize your travel-weary skin.
6. NAYELLE Day or Night Cream, $49
Whether you received the day or night cream, Nayelle’s probiotic ingredients will harness the power of nature and give you a gorgeous summer glow. Designed for sensitive skin, the lightweight formula stimulates the production of elastin and collagen, leaving your skin looking youthful. The Vancouver-based skin care line is fragrance-free, toxin-free and cruelty-free. To use, simply apply one pump in an upward motion to the face and one pump to the neck and décolleté.
7. BLUSH PEONY Wanderlust Makeup Bag, $20
Designed in Vancouver, Blush Peony’s trendy makeup bag is the perfect place to store all your beauty must-haves. Inspiring you to follow that wanderlust, this cotton canvas case features a gold panel (our favourite colour) to make it stand out from the pack. The size is ideal for at home or on-the-go as it has ample room to hold even larger cosmetics, like eyeshadow and blush palettes. Spot clean or hand wash in cold water as needed.