Self-Love is at the Forefront for 2021 and we haven’t been spending money on lavish vacations, excursions or travel of any kind really, therefore, we should invest our dollars into what is requiring a little extra TLC after a challenging year instead, our bodies!
It’s time to put our mental and physical wellbeing at the top of our priority list. It allows us to feel empowered during a period where our world (as we once knew it) is now out of sorts – plus having faced matters mostly out of our control. Slow down, take a deep breath, and begin to do things to nurture your body, mind and soul.
A good skincare routine is a great place to start – these are difficult times and we need to focus on taking better care of ourselves. Here, 15 Self-Care Products to Treat Yourself to Right Now Under $50.
01. AlumierMD - Bright and Clear Solution
Exfoliate cellular debris and uncover a refined, flawless complexion. This skin conditioning solution which brightens, improves and soothes contains lactic acid, caviar lime, kakadu plum extract, arnica and vitamin C.
02. Empathy Brand Inc. - Extra-Luxe Firming Body Lotion
This lightweight, luxurious lotion not only firms the skin but softens, moisturizes and protects. Gentle enough for sensitive skin with a pleasing scent of tangerine, sandalwood and vanilla. And for every $50 spent, Empathy Brand Inc. will donate 2 bottles of their 3-in-1 soap to a family in need or a Canadian Shelter.
03. Nena - Glacial Oceanic Clay Mask
Made from 99% northern B.C. clay enriched with 60 minerals and rare earth elements, this purifying mask will tighten pores, pull impurities out, increase collagen production by 70% and reduce excess oils. It’s the perfect anti-aging mask with anti-inflammatory properties.
04. Clinique - Take the Day Off Cleansing Balm
Transforming from a balm to a silky oil, this gentle yet effective vegan make-up remover is non-greasy and doesn’t dry skin out. It effortlessly dissolves the most stubborn of cosmetics to reveal a nourished, fresh, glowing face.
05. Kiehl’s - Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado
Hydrate, smooth, de-puff and brighten the under eye area with this brilliant concoction of shea butter, avocado oil and beta-carotene – see these results after just one use! This product doubles as a primer, keeping make-up out of caking into any fine lines and wrinkles.
06. Volition Beauty - Apple Cider Vinegar Resurfacing Peel Pads Mini
Resurface, brighten and improve skin texture and tone while reducing the appearance of blemishes. Glycolic acid, witch hazel, apple, coconut and sugar maple mixed with lemon and orange fruit acids assist with speeding up skin cell turnover.
07. Laneige - Water Sleeping Mask
An overnight innovative gel mask to recharge, purify, and deeply moisturize your skin while you sleep. Infused with orange flower, rose, sandalwood, apricot, evening primrose and Hydro Ionized Mineral Water for stressed and parched skin. Wake up feeling radiant and refreshed.
08. First Aid Beauty - Ultra Repair Wild Oat Hydrating Toner
Oat milk, wild oats, and colloidal oatmeal powered toner delivering hydration and soothing relief for a balanced complexion. Reduces redness and leaves skin plumped and prepped for moisturizer application.
09. Glow Recipe - Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Dew Drops
A multi-use highlighting breakthrough formula to help eliminate the look of hyperpigmentation. This serum will fight dullness to the extreme and work to minimize pores for a flawless face that will turn heads.
10. Isle of Paradise - Self Tanning Drops
These colour corrective drops will provide you with a natural, sun-kissed looking tan without the hideous orange streaks or off putting smell. They contain avocado, chia seed and coconut oils for added nourishing benefits. Put a couple drops in your regular everyday body moisturizer and watch the magic happen!
11. OleHenriksen - Lemonade Smoothing Scrub
A dual action, exfoliating scrub with refinishing properties to retexturize and polish. Reduces the size of unsightly pores as well as lift dead and rough skin cells. The glycolic and lactic acids, sugar exfoliants, lemon peel extract, holy basil, and chamomile soothes and calms skin.
12. Sunday Riley - C.E.O. Vitamin C Rich Hydration Cream
Hydrating moisturizer with high potency vitamin C to assist fighting the signs of aging, environmental stress and pollution-induced damage. Restoring vital skin radiance with it’s powerful antioxidant support. Great for those seeking a more youthful-looking texture and a fuller face volume.
13. ILIA - Lip Wrap Clean Hydrating Lip Mask
Want smoother, more supple lips? Who doesn’t! This leave-on skin mask penetrates the lips with it’s sea succulent extract known for boosting hydration up to 6000%. This product also has papaya enzymes to buff away the dead skin. It goes on smoothly, melts in quickly and promises to deliver kissable lips in no time flat.
14. Josie Maran - Whipped Argan Oil Body Butter
Buttery, decadent and bursting with rich fatty acids, white tea, argan oil, shea butter and antioxidants. Works to soften, smooth and visibly firm skin from head to toe. It’s fast to absorb and covers the body in long lasting moisture.
15. Briogeo - Scalp Revival Charcoal and Tea Tree Treatment Serum
A treatment aimed to detoxify, soothe, and balance out hydration to ensure excess oils are kept at bay and scalp dryness is eliminated. Removes impurities and follicle build-up with binchotan charcoal, peppermint, tea tree oil, witch hazel and aloe. Formulated with 99% naturally derived ingredients.