Beauty Buzz: #FreshForSpring

Let’s face it, from chapped lips to dry skin, Winter is rough on your skin. Lucky for us, Spring is finally here (or at least it’s trying to be) which means it’s time to give your skin a little TLC, refresh your beauty routine and check out what’s #FreshForSpring at select Coquitlam Centre retailers.

Here are some of my favourite beauty and skincare products, all available at Coquitlam Centre.

Want to get your hands on some of these products? Enter HERE for a chance to WIN 1 of 5 #FreshForSpring Beauty Boxes valued at over $350. Each #FreshForSpring Beauty Box contains a selection of some of this Spring’s hottest beauty, skincare and self-care products. Hurry, contest ends Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 7:00PM. PLUS visit Coquitlam Centre between April 2, 2018 and April 14, 2018 and enter in person at the Draw Barrel in Event Central, Level 2 between GAP and lululemon athletica for another chance to WIN.

Pomegranate + Argan Oil Nourishing Nutri-Oil

Keep skin soft and smelling delicious with this versatile multi-oil which combines rich Moroccan argan and grape seed oils with pomegranate. This formula works to hydrate and nourish from head to toe (including your hair).  Use it anywhere for an uplifting reminder of warm summer nights.

Available at Crabtree & Evelyn London $47*

Amande Milk Concentrate

Almond Milk Concentrate melts into the skin helping it look firmer and smoother. Walnut seed and powerful almond extracts from the South of France help to protect skin elasticity while stimulating cellular renewal. Skin looks firmer and redensified thanks to the action of almond proteins and a silicium derivative.

Available at L'Occitane en Provence $19 to $64 depending on size*

Imperialis Balancing Facial Moisturizer

Imperialis is finely crafted to work with most skin types to ease and soothe irritations. Made with a lavender infusion to encourage the skin to find balance, this cream encourages dry skin to produce more natural oils and discourages oily skin from overdoing it. Orange blossom water brightens up dull looking skin and leaves you smelling gorgeous all day long.

Available at LUSH $26.95*


Shea Butter Light Comforting Cream

A non-greasy 48 hour moisturizer formulated with 5% shea butter from Burkina Faso that keeps skin supple and soft. The perfect answer to the essential needs of normal to combination skin, including sensitive skin types.

Available at L'Occitane en Provence $34*


Drops of Youth Concentrate Serum

A certified organic range that has been created to tackle the first signs of aging. This innovative concentrate helps to enhance surface skin condition by boosting skin cell renewal, leaving it looking smoother, fresher and healthier.

Available at The Body Shop $40*

Immortelle Divine Youth Oil

A multi-usage face oil that helps fight against visible signs of aging. Reveal a youthful glow and help fight visible signs of aging with Immortelle Youth Oil that makes skin look as if it’s been plumped from within.

Available at L'Occitane en Provence $114*

Immortelle Divine Cream

The best-selling, award-winning Immortelle Divine Cream helps fight visible signs of aging. This luxurious, yet miraculously lightweight Immortelle Divine Cream is now better than ever and combines the organic Immortelle essential oil, rich in molecules that deliver unique anti-aging beauty results, with a complex of 7 ingredients of natural origin to give skin the youthful, radiant glow you've always wanted.

Available at L'Occitane en Provence $119*

Immortelle Divine Eyes

This fresh, creamy eye gel helps sooth fine lines and firm the fragile eye area by harnessing the unique anti-aging properties of the everlasting immortelle flower and a new botanical booster of seven plant-derived active ingredients.   

Available at L'Occitane en Provence $84*

Japanese Matcha Tea Pollution Clearing Mask

An anti-pollution, 100% vegan face mask that deeply purifies, gently exfoliates and liberates skin from the build-up of city pollutants and everyday impurities. Enriched with matcha green tea from Kakegawa, Japan, dandelion extract and soul-soothing Community Trade aloe vera from Mexico.

Available at The Body Shop $28*

Blemish B’ Gone Roll-On

Let the soothing effects of lavender and the bacteria fighting properties of tea tree essential oils speed up cell recovery and prevent future break outs. Selected for use on all skin types and can be applied to face and body to minimize and control the appearance of blemishes. Embrace flawless.

Available at Escents $24*

Spa of the World French Grape Seed Body Scrub

A new scrub with grape seed powder from France and Community Trade organic sugar from Paraguay that helps to invigorate, exfoliate and refine skin while the fresh and delicate fruity fragrance helps to awaken and revive the senses.

Available at The Body Shop $10 to $32 depending on size*

Creme de Corps Nourishing Dry Body Oil

A luxurious and lightweight body oil with notes of vanilla and almond that nourishes to help achieve soft, supple and smooth skin. Enriched with squalane and grapeseed oil, this body oil absorbs quickly leaving skin residue-free and dry to the touch!

Available at Kiehl's Since 1851 $23 to $44 depending on size*

Pomegranate + Argan Oil Nourishing Hand Lotion

An award-winning hand therapy that conditions skin with each use and is easily absorbed. Designed to nourish and protect skin, this sweet-with-an-edge scented treatment delivers nutrient-rich pomegranate with macadamia nut, argan and grape seed oils, leaving skin feeling soft and supple.

Available at Crabtree & Evelyn London $26*

AVEDA Hand Relief

Incredibly rich moisture therapy that soothes dry, chapped hands-leaving them noticeably softer and smoother. Hydrating plant emollients, humectants, exfoliating fruit acids and anti-oxidants-including vitamins A and E-help diminish signs of aging and provide optimal relief.

Available at Eccotique Spa & Salon $12 to $32 depending on size*

Olive Fruit Oil Nourishing Shampoo

A mild, yet rich and creamy shampoo for dry, under-nourished hair. Nourishes and hydrates hair as it gently cleanses, leaving hair manageable, supple, and full of shine, without weighing it down. Contains olive fruit oil, avocado oil and lemon extract to hydrate, lock in moisture and promote shine.

Available at Kiehl's Since 1851 $15 to $69 depending on size*

Olive Fruit Oil Nourishing Conditioner

A lightweight, easily-rinsed conditioner for dry, damaged hair. Detangles and helps restore hair, leaving it smooth and shiny without weighing it down. Contains olive fruit oil, avocado oil and lemon extract to hydrate, lock in moisture and promote shine.

Available at Kiehl's Since 1851 $15 to $45 depending on size*

"New" Hot Oil Treatment

A hot oil treatment that stimulates sluggish scalps for healthy hair. Jojoba and olive oils hydrate hair, adding shine and improving its strength, while nettle, rosemary and peppermint tone the scalp for a refreshing sensation. With a stimulating blend of bay, cinnamon leaf and clove bud oils, “New” is one to reach for when you want to give your hair new life.

Available at LUSH $10.95*

KÉRATASE Maskeratine

With its very high concentration of nourishing agents, Kérastase Discipline mask offers in-depth damage repair. With a stronger dose of the softening agent than in the Fondant Fluidealiste, it brings unprecedented suppleness to the hair. Glazed with this delectably creamy texture, the fiber allows itself to be transformed. Once rinsed, the hair is beautifully softened and replenished so that it puts up no resistance to styling.

Available at Eccotique Spa & Salon $68*


Feel the fever with glitter-streaked dazzleshadow in riotous hues. The rich, stay-true pigments adhere to the lid with minimal fallout, imparting eyes with a beautiful, twinkling sheen. The creamy talc-free formula delivers a texture that’s the perfect union of cream and powder, creating a multidimensional, reflective surface that leaves lids looking dazzling yet delicate.

Available at M.A.C. $24*

PRIM + PROPER Nail Lacquer

Looking for an unsurpassed, no-chip brilliant shine that lasts and lasts? This one is also free of the big seven: DBP, formaldehyde resin, toluene, camphor, xylene or TPHP and has cute Canadiana names like “Double-Double” and “The Great Bear”.

Available at London Drugs $9.99*

MARC JACOBS Eau So Decadent

An evolution of the irreverent spirit seen in decadence, decidedly feminine and indulgent with a lighthearted appeal. This new expression inspires women everywhere to revel in a moment of freedom and enjoy something for herself.

Available at Hudson's Bay $84 to $140 depending on size and formula*

Eyebrow Shaver

The perfect touch-up tool for expertly groomed eyebrows. Imported blade with a plastic handle. Designed to trim unwanted hair with precision.

Available at MINISO $2.99*

Eyebrow Guide

Create the perfect brows with these pliable plastic guides. Use as a guide for filling in sparse brows or as a tool to ensure your arch stays perfectly arched in between shaping sessions.

Available at MINISO $2.99*


A luxurious essential oil blend formulated to activate deep centres of the brain and reflex points through aroma and application. Use as a massage oil, add a few drops to your bath or to a diffuser.

Available at 2nd Look Say Spa $31*

Balance Teas Sachet Travel Pouch

Ok so I know that tea isn't exactly a beauty product BUT I'm a strong believer that beautiful skin starts from the inside. Apparently, DAVIDsTEA agrees with me because they recently released a whole line of Beauty Teas.

Available at DAVIDsTEA $12*

What's your go-to beauty or skincare product?

*Prices quoted are regular prices, before taxes. Price and availability are subject to change. Please see stores for details.