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Barefoot Venus

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Barefoot Venus

Barefoot Venus was founded in 1999 in Kelowna, BC. They strive to encourage a lifestyle of beauty and wellness through the indulgence of a divine bath and body experience that leaves you smelling angelic and glowing like a goddess. Their products include pampering presents for the bath, beautifying gifts for the skin and body, and scent-sational fragrances.

Barefoot Venus is all about calming bubble baths and the simple pleasures of relaxation. They want their products to allow your beauty to bloom with mood-inspiring moisturizers and lotions, and aspire for their products to encourage your confidence and beauty to radiate from within. They believe that exfoliating and washing your body cleanses and nurtures the soul as well as the skin, and wish to promote stillness and tranquility in the chaos of the outside world. Their bath collection aims to engage your senses, soothe your spirit and provide comfort for both body and mind.

Their lines range from bath products, body oils, and body creams to hand and foot repairs. There are so many great scents, there is bound to be one that appeals to everyone. Some popular scents in our salon are hunny mango, pink pepper and wild ginger and sweet orange. Barefoot Venus manufactures light nourishing lotions as well as deeply hydrating lotions to relieve and repair the toughness, wear and dryness on your hands and feet.

The fun packaging and scents of this Canadian body care line make for a popular addition to any beauty cabinet. The products are less treatment oriented, more geared towards self-indulgence to be enjoyed by anybody. It’s a fairly natural line as well, created without the use of parabens, mineral oil or sodium lauryl sulfate.

One ingredient in many of their products that they love is olive oil. It is naturally rich in vitamin E, which provides supreme softness to skin. Olive oil has tremendous soothing and restorative properties. One of their bath soaks includes mustard seed powder which helps to draw impurities from the skin, open pores and stimulates the sweat glands. Other notable botanical ingredients include: shea butter, mango seed butter, argan oil, sesame seed oil, and apricot kernel.

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Dermalogica

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Dermalogica

Dermalogica is the number one choice of skincare consumers worldwide. Its sleek, streamlined packaging appeals to everyone and the products deliver great results made possible through education, innovation and professional recommendation.

Their knowledgeable application of high-end products successfully delivers the best results for all their customers. Their extensive line of products is geared to treat every condition and skin type. They also have a great sun care line with many formulations for all different skin types.

The most popular products in the line are the MediBac Clearing line, which is very effective for the treatment of acne, and all of their sun protection products, which are the best in the industry. The MediBac Clearing system works to treat, clear and prevent adult acne while addressing the needs of adult skin. While most acne treatment products are designed for teenage skin, they end up being too harsh and irritating for adult skin.

When overactive skin glands produce too much oil, it can give the skin a slick, greasy appearance. It’s this oil that traps skin cells that should have been shed, clogging follicles and hindering oxygen flow, which is essential for the skin. It’s in this environment that bacteria can flourish, and the skin’s natural defense system causes acne. Dermalogica has devoted their research to inhibiting the four main contributing factors to acne production, and have developed ingredients that are very effective in controlling breakouts.

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Phytomer

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Phytomer

Operating out of the world-famous bay of Mont Saint-Michel in France, PHYTOMER is a star in marine biotechnology. They have been the world’s leader in marine cosmetics for over 40 years and their products are used in the most prestigious spas in the world. They are pioneers in the manufacturing of high-quality, natural face and skincare products by harvesting active marine ingredients. PHYOTMER treatments and manual techniques are used and acclaimed by therapists around the world.

Derived from the medical and pharmaceutical industries, PHYTOMER maintains quality control and results throughout the various production stages through controlled and perfectly mastered techniques. They strive to leave a limited impact on the environment in order to preserve the diverse and fragile marine ecosystems from the raw material to the finished product. Since 2012, PHYTOMER is one of the first cosmetic companies to be rewarded with the ISO 22716 certification for good manufacturing practices. The micro-organisms themselves, grown in their exclusive laboratory, produce skincare active ingredients without the use of chemical solvents and without taking valuable resources from the sea.

PHYTOMER includes a diverse range of facial products that cleanse and remove make-up, exfoliate, oxygenate and purify, moisturize the face, soothe and brighten the skin, contour and firm the skin, including ranges for eyes, lips, youth, and products specific to men.

Their products contain ingredients at the forefront of marine technology, delivering natural skincare with avant-garde applications of a great number of algae and marine plants. These active ingredients are widely accepted as beneficial to different skin conditions and concerns.

Some of Our Favourites

PHYTOMER Vegetal Exfoliant

This peel has a soft texture and uses natural enzymes to exfoliate – good for sensitive skin-types.

PHYTOMER Rosée Visage Toning Cleansing Lotion

This effective all-in-one makeup remover and skin toner is alcohol-free and leaves your face feeling velvety clean and looking evenly-toned.

PHYTOMER Souffle Marin Cleansing Foaming Cream

This cleanser transforms into an airy foam when it comes in contact with water so skin can breathe freely as it is cleansed.