Finding make up that meets all of your expectations is amazing, isn’t it? Whether that’s all natural ingredients, full coverage, unique colour palettes, sustainable packaging, and the list could go on and on. We completely understand how important and exciting it is when you find brands you completely align with. In this post we want to introduce you to some of the best Canadian make up brands to help you find a new favourite and support a business right here in Canada.
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CANADIAN MAKE UP BRANDS
MisMACK Clean Cosmetics
MisMack is a clean beauty company with all products being designed by owner, Missy MacKintosh, a professional make up artist herself. They provide professional quality products that are ethically and sustainably made, vegan and toxic free. Along with foundation, eyeshadows, mascara, lipsticks and gloss, they have environmentally friendly glitter and other make up tools.
If you live in Salmon Arm or Victoria BC, you can visit them for a complimentary pampering session!
Pure Anada is based in Manitoba and ethically creates affordable skincare and make up that is cruelty-free, made using natural and clean ingredients, and free from common allergens. We especially love their natural mascara and lipstick.
The Lip Republic
A full collection of handcrafted lipstick and gloss made with all skin tones in mind. Their mission is to “help people of all skin tones harness their inner power and celebrate their individuality”. If you live in Regina SK, you can even book a custom lip colour session to discover and watch them create your very own signature colour. The Lip Republic is based in Regina SK and is BIPOC and women-owned.
Opale Essence is based in Shawinigan QC and creates vegan and cruelty-free mineral eyeshadows that are free from parabens. They have so many beautiful colours to choose from!
Grounded Sage is based in Fredericton, NB and creates a variety of skincare and cruelty-free make up. Their make up collection includes vegan foundation, eyeshadow, blush, concealer, mascara, and tinted face cream. All of their products are made in small batches using natural and eco-friendly ingredients.
Glosbeautyy is black-owned and founded by a Brampton ON based make up artist. Their make up collection includes vegan and cruelty-free lip liners, matte liquid lipsticks, and lashes.
LUV LASHES ONLINE
If you’re looking for luxurious 3D natural looking lashes, Luv Lashes Online (based in Hamilton, ON) has you covered! Check out their online shop to see the huge collection of cruelty-free lashes they have available. Whether you prefer a subtle look or something more dramatic, they have lashes to suit everyone.
SAPPHO NEW PARADIGM
A luxury, vegan and organic make up brand based in Vancouver, BC. They have a range of products like primers, foundations, eyeshadows, lip gloss and bronzers for a wide range of skin colours. All Sappho products are made in Canada in a zero carbon footprint facility. Their mission is “conscious beauty that captures yours, naturally” which we love.
Cheekbone Beauty is an indigenous-owned and founded Canadian make up brand based in St. Catharines, ON. They create and have become known for their line of high quality, cruelty-free make up. Their collection includes lip sticks, glosses and liners, eyeshadows and pencils, mascara, blush and bronzers. They focus a lot on giving back to various causes which we love!
Hopefully this round up helped you find new Canadian make up brands to check out. We’ll keep adding beauty brands to this list as we discover ones that we think you’d love. In the meantime, you can discover more Canadian businesses here.