Holiday Gifts Under $20 in 2016

Only days left before the Holidays! For last minute stocking stuffer ideas, take a look at these pampering beauty treats for friends and family.

COLAB Dry Shampoo (50mL – SRP $5.49)

Stylist Winner COLAB Dry Shampoo offers the benefit of a sheer, invisible application (no dusty residue!), and the most modern scents.  Also available in Volume Extreme, if you hair needs extra oompf.  You can find COLAB Dry Shampoo at various retailer stores including Shoppers Drug Mart, Rexall Pharma Plus, London Drugs, and For more information, go to

Zoella Beauty (SRP: Ranging $9.99 – $19.99)

In case you haven’t heard, Zoella Beauty launched two of her Collections in Canada this year.  So go on and treat your family, friends (and maybe even yourself) with Zoella’s luxuriously indulgent and festive goodies. Immerse yourself in sublime bath and shower creams, moisturizing body cream, conditioning hand cream, deliciously scented fizz bars that will leave your skin smelling delicious.  As a little extra treat, find fun and whimsical bags to keep your beauty essentials safe on the go.

Zoella Beauty Sweet Inspirations Collection and her Core Collection are available at London Drugs and select Pharmasave, Loblaws, Brunet, Familiprix, Guardian IDA, Lawtons Drugs, and Uniprix stores. For more information, go to

7th Heaven Masks by Montagne Jeunesse (SRP $1.99)

A traditional Stocking Stuffer staple, 7th Heaven face masques celebrated their 30th Anniversary this year!  Adding to the celebration, it was a beauty award winner for Best New Skin Care – so go ahead and cleanse, detox pores, absorb oil and exfoliate with this Charcoal Mask.  7th Heaven masks are available in Canada at London Drugs, Overwaitea, select Apple Drug Mart, Brunet, Familiprix, Jean Coutu, Lawtons Drugs, Pharmasave, Proxim, Save On, Uniprix and Value Drug Mart stores.  For more information, go to

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Real Techniques by Sam and Nic Chapman (SRP Ranging $8.99 – $19.99)

samnic-fb-1200x630These go-to brushes will not disappoint! Score points with your girlfriend, or win over her mom with any one of these makeup brushes or brush sets by Real Techniques!  If you are really trying to impress – pickup of one or two of the new Miracle Sponges. ‘Nuf said.  You can find them at select London Drugs, Rexall Pharma Plus, Pharmasave, Walmart,, Lawtons Drugs, Peoples Drug Mart, Brunet, Familiprix, Proxim and Uniprix stores. For more information, go to
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Inecto Naturals (SRP Ranging $3.99 – $8.99)


Have yourself a Coconutty Christmas!  Smelling like real coconut, at the heart of every inecto product, is one of nature’s secrets – nut oil. Coconut oil is a glorious and natural way to smooth and nourish your hair and skin in need of a little TLC. Available at London Drugs and select Pharmasave, Guardian IDA, Pharma Choice, Apple Drug Mart, Proxim and Value Drug Mart. For more information, go to

I Love… Bath (SRP: Ranging $5.99 to $13.99)

Available exclusively at Shoppers Drug, pick up these deliciously smelling bath and body treats on the way home tonight!

EcoTools Makeup Brushes and Bath (SRP Ranging $3.19 – $19.99)

From makeup brushes and brush sets to eco-conscious pampering bath sponges and bath tools, always look your best this season when you give EcoTools! Available at London Drugs, Walmart,, select Rexall Pharma Plus, Lawtons Drugs, Pharmasave, Sobeys, Zehrs, Brunet, Familiprix, Proxim and Uniprix stores.



Zoella Beauty Bath Latte Bath & Shower Milk (200ml)

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Available in time for the Holiday Season! Zoella Beauty “Sweet Inspirationsnew bath and beauty collection is (almost!) good enough to eat! Sweet treats with the yummy scent of macaroons to transform your bath time into the ultimate indulgence.  With an added a drop of nourishing almond, cacao and honey to leave your skin feeling totally irresistible.  So take some ‘me time’ and melt your troubles away.

Available in Canada at select London Drugs, Pharmasave, Guardian, IDA, Overwaitea, Value Drug Mart, Lawtons Drugs, Brunet and Familiprix stores. Or go to for more information.



Holiday Wishlist London Drugs Edition

Holiday Wishlist London Drugs Edition


IMATS Toronto 2015 Beauty Giveaway with Bold Metals by Real Techniques (Booth #321)

IMATS RealTechniquesbySamandNicChapmanCOLABDryShampoo_321Showcasing at this year’s International Make-Up Artist Trade Show in Toronto – the make-up world’s biggest gathering – will be Real Techniques Bold Metals Brushes, COLAB Dry Shampoo by Ruth Crilly, EcoTools makeup brush and bath lines and coming to stores soon Zoella Beauty products.  At IMATS Toronto, thousands of make-up artists, vendors and enthusiasts discuss, display and collect the best the industry has to offer.

IMATS typically brings the very latest products to light and is the event for collecting  annual essentials, as well as long-awaited new arrivals that set trends for the coming year. And for those of you attending the IMATS weekend in Toronto on Saturday, Sept 26th and Sunday, Sept 27th, here’s a sneak peak of the latest featured beauty products that you have to check out in Booth #321.

Gift Basket Giveaway at Booth #321

Make sure to look for the internationally acclaimed Bold Metals Collection by Real Techniques, COLAB Dry Shampoo by Ruth Crilly, Zoella Beauty, and EcoTools Complexion Collection at booth #321 to check out some exciting new releases! And for those of you already ogling these goodies, stop by the booth for your chance at a Giveaway that cover all of these brands!

Real-Techniques-Bold-MetalsReal Techniques by Sam and Nic Chapman will be debuting their Bold Metals collection at the show. This luxury collection offers high performance and infinite possibilities for every artist. The bristles are softer than ever, featuring shed-resistant properties and advanced pick-up and release of make-up. Handles are weighted for optimal control and comfort. The brushes are engineered for perfect weight distribution when tipped toward the face for use. It’s refined artistry cuts offer high performance for ultimate application of makeup. Added Bonus – the first 50 customers who purchase at the booth will receive a Real Techniques Tote Bag!!

The IMATS Toronto Gift Basket at Booth 321 includes the Bold Metal’s 101 Triangle Foundation Brush. This brush is a dual function: flat edge covers large areas of the face and angled edges contour around eyes and nose.

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The gift basket giveaway will also include the 100 Arched Power Brush. With its domed cut, this brush sweeps perfectly across the face for flawless application of pressed or loose powders.

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To finish off the base, we will also include the Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge. This beloved beauty sponge has rounded sides to blend large areas of the face when accompanied with repeated dabbing or “stippling” motion. Its precision tip covers blemishes and imperfections. The flat edge is for the contours around the eyes and nose. This versatile design evenly blends makeup for a smooth, enhanced finish.

Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge smallReal Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge available at Walmart, London Drugs, Uniprix and select Rexall, Pharma Plus, Pharmasave, Lawtons Drugs, Jean Coutu and Familiprix stores.

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Next up we have the COLAB Dry Shampoo, the breakthrough in dry shampoo couture. At the Heart of the product is a revolutionary Sheer & Invisible dry shampoo formula, made available in a range of exquisite fragrances. It is the creation of an influential collective of beauty insiders, led by Ruth Crilly, international model and founder of beauty and fashion website ‘A Model Recommends’. The show stopping range is designed to revive & refresh style anytime, anywhere. Clean hair for longer, no fear of white residue and a veil of fabulous fragrances.

This year, our Gift Basket giveaway will also include COLAB Extreme Volume Dry Shampoo in Rio and the Sheer Invisible Dry Shampoo in London.

colab picCOLAB Dry Shampoo Available at London Drugs, Lawtons Drugs, Jean Coutu, select Pharmasave, Rexall, Pharma Plus, Uniprix, Brunet, Guardian/IDA stores.


Meet Zoe. Zoe is 25 and started her blog and YouTube channel back in 2009 to share her love of all things beauty and fashion with the online world. She’s since gone on to become a digital megastar with 11.7 million Youtube subscribers. Following on from her incredible online career, Zoe has turned her love of all things beauty into a fun and dreamy bath range. This collection gives people a chance to indulge in some me-time, collect their thoughts, drift away and completely submerse themselves into a stress free environment. Our IMATS giveaway features a specially created Blissful Mistful fragrance with notes of grapefruit, jasmine and musk. We’ve also included Zoella’s bathroom essentials: Zoella Beauty Bath Soak and Shower Cream, the Fizz Bar Fragranced Bath Fizzer, Creamy Madly Dreamy Body Lotion, and Guinea Pig Beauty Bag.

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And of course, we have also added in the EcoTool’s Complexion Collection brush set and Delicate EcoPouf Bath Sponge. The EcoTools Complexion Collection™ is a makeup-skincare hybrid line designed to improve skin’s health and maximize natural beauty.

ecotools picEcoTools Complextion Collection Brush Set and Delicate EcoPouf Bath Sponge

Make sure to drop by our booth #321 to say hi! when visiting the IMATS show, and enter the Giveaway – we will be happy to see you!

If you are outside of the Toronto area and eyeing these goodies from anywhere across Canada, no worries! Check out details at Happy China Doll’s blog, currently hosting a similar nation-wide online giveaway.