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This Week’s Need-to-Know Beauty News

From a limited-time pop-up in Toronto to a new gender-free fragrance.

The Detox Market Canada now carries gender-neutral perfume brand Sigil

Clean beauty retailer The Detox Market, a haven for natural and unisex products, has added fragrance brand Sigil to its Canadian shelf space. Founded by Patrick Kelly, an LA-based, self-taught perfumer, Sigil’s genderless scent line-up is comprised of four hand-blended and all-natural eau de parfums that utilize a combination of concentrated herbal extracts, essential oils and absolutes.

Beekeeper’s Natural has launched a three-day pop-up at Holt Renfrew Toronto

On Friday October 16, Canadian wellness brand Beekeeper’s Natural set up shop within Holt Renfrew’s second floor H Project at Yorkdale Mall in Toronto for a three-day pop-up, and there’s still time to check it out before it bids adieu on the 18th. Founded by finance-professional-turned- full-time-beekeeper Carly Stein, Beekeeper’s Natural, which is based in Toronto, uses science-backed natural ingredients from the beehive and beyond inside its medicine cabinet-worthy offerings that address health issues like brain fog, chronic stress, poor sleep, and scratchy throats. And the local brand is making major Hollywood waves: Lily Collins is a big fan of the brand’s Propolis Throat Spray ($14).

Vitruvi’s latest diffusers to scent your home are now available for pre-sale

Vancouver-based aromatherapy company Vitruvi recently launched two new chic diffusers via pre-order. Made of a poured matte metal and designed as a sculptural ode to the classic candlestick, there’s Stay ($159), a larger diffuser ideal for bigger spaces like kitchens and living rooms, and Move ($179), a portable, wireless diffuser complete with an innovative charging pad. Bonus: Those who pre-order a new diffuser will also receive a free signature essential oil blend.

Neostrata drops its new PHA Daily Moisturizer for sensitive skin

Dermatologist-grade skincare brand Neostrata, well-known for its use of exfoliating acids, is putting sensitive skin types front and centre with its latest launch: the PHA Daily Moisturizer ($49). Made with four per cent polyhydroxy acids to gently help slough away dead skin cells, along with plant-derived antioxidants and vitamin E, this lightweight moisturizer works to improve skin texture and radiance with regular use, and also supports the skin’s natural collagen levels.