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Naked Beauty Bar’s In-House Line Has Gone Gender Neutral + More Beauty News to Know

From cool unisex brand launches to a new at-home delivery service.

Naked Beauty Bar relaunched its in-house skincare line with genderless packaging

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On Friday, Naked Beauty Bar, a chic nail salon located in Toronto’s trendy Dundas West neighbourhood, relaunched Naked Body, an all-natural skincare line made in collaboration with Canadian clean beauty brand F. Miller, with a new DNA: gender fluidity. The range, which can be purchased online, features a cocoa and shea butter-laced body balm ($38), an essential oil-infused exfoliating body scrub ($30) and a multi-tasking cuticle oil rollerball ($42) that doubles as a lip oil.

Toronto’s Caudalie flagship store now offers at-home deliveries

Caudalie Yorkville
Courtesy of Caudalie Hazelton House

With non-essential businesses once again forced to shutter their doors as of last month in Toronto and surrounding areas to help slow down the second wave of COVID-19, French skincare brand Caudalie has responded by offering a personal delivery service from its Toronto flagship store. Local Caudalie lovers in the city can now call or email the Caudalie Hazelton House located in Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood and place their skincare orders for home delivery within 72 hours between Tuesdays and Saturdays, an initiative to help customers beat longer online delivery times. To arrange for your own at-home delivery, contact the boutique at [email protected].

Canadian vegan beauty brand Luna Nectar announces partnership with One Tree Planted

For the month of December, Luna Nectar, a local green beauty player who made waves on the green beauty scene with its all-natural lash and brow enhancing serum, has committed to assisting One Tree Planted, a non-profit focused on reforestation, with its Orca Project in the Pacific Northwest. For every bottle of Luna Nectar’s Atmosphere Hair Density Serum sold ($45)  — a lightweight hair elixir that promises thicker, more manageable hair — the brand will plant a tree along the banks of rivers found in the famous geographic region that stretches from California to British Columbia. One Tree Planted’s restoring effort aids in reducing water contamination and toxicity to protect the spawning grounds of salmon in the area, which is the orca’s main food source.

Swedish clean beauty brand Colekt lands at Montreal-based fashion e-tailer Ssense

Colekt fragrances
Courtesy of Colekt

Pulling inspiration from the plant life found in Sweden and Scandinavian rituals, Colekt is a newly launched unisex skincare and fragrance brand that focuses on vegan, non-toxic formulas via natural ingredients. The full Colekt range includes nine skincare essentials (think: a gentle cleanser to a toning facial mist to a nourishing eye balm) and three signature niche fragrances, which are all now available for purchase in Canada through Ssense.

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