Discover 36 Must-Try Brands from Canada for Your Clean Beauty Needs
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Discover 36 Must-Try Brands from Canada for Your Clean Beauty Needs

Ready to take your clean beauty routine to the next level?
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Ready to take your clean beauty routine to the next level? Look no further than these 36 amazing Canadian clean beauty brands! By choosing to shop local clean beauty brands, you are supporting small businesses, contributing to sustainability, and taking your beauty routine to a healthier path. These brands aim to commit to using safe and natural ingredients and thrive to maintain ethical and responsible production processes.

Participating in the 8th Clean Beauty Awards, these clean beauty brands stand behind the performance of their products and will be judged by a panel of clean beauty experts.

Here are 36 brands that believe their products are superior to other clean beauty products in today's marketplace.

A K Dermal

Location: British Columbia, Canada

A K Dermal stems from many years of working with various skin concerns and types. The products were originally designed for use in-clinic while performing advanced skin treatments. The initial goal was to ensure that while performing a treatment, a clean and non-toxic formula was being applied that is going to treat the skin further. Each ingredient is extensively researched about its efficacy and safety to the skin and body. Always formulated with naturally derived preservatives, clean & non-toxic ingredients, along with being cruelty-free. Each product is treatment orientated, has healing properties, and is produced in small batches to ensure the efficacy of active ingredients.

BAO Life Brand Inc.

Location: Ontario, Canada

Bao Laboratory is a Canadian natural skincare brand founded in 2017 by chemist Julia Bao. Frustrated with the chemical-laden skincare products she saw, she set out to create a line of naturally sourced, scientifically developed skincare solutions. Their products are carefully formulated with top-quality, natural ingredients, free from harmful substances like parabens, phthalates, and synthetic colorants. This commitment to purity makes their products hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic, ensuring they are gentle and impactful in nourishing and improving skin health. The brand's science-based, natural skincare solutions are formulated to visibly improve skin health. The brand focuses on transparency and sustainability as they aim to be the natural choice for those seeking high-quality skincare.

bareLUXE Skincare

Location: Manitoba, Canada

bareLUXE Skincare is a Canadian natural beauty brand specializing in face oils for every skin type. Using simple, natural ingredients and active botanicals, they create effective products that are cruelty-free, vegan, and free from ingredients of concern. They aim to revolutionize the skincare packaging industry by bringing refillable packaging to market and using novel materials like compostable alternatives to traditional plastic. Transparency, marketing ethics, and plastic-waste elimination are the core values of bareLUXE. They donate a minimum of 1% of all sales to fund the ocean-bound plastic waste cleanup, reflecting their commitment to sustainability.

Beautitionary

Location: British Columbia, Canada

Beautitionary, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, is an award-winning, 100% natural, vegan, and Leaping-Bunny certified skincare company that uses locally sourced ingredients to create luxury, high-quality products. The brand was founded with the aim of reducing waste in the beauty and wellness industry. Beautitionary offers a refillable program and uses compostable and recyclable packaging while making nourishing, natural products in less or no plastic packaging. In 2019, a team of beauty specialists and natural formulators, Maryam and Mohammadreza, started this clean and sustainable beauty business that prioritizes skin health and environmental preservation.

Birch Babe

Location: Ontario, Canada

Birch Babe is a female and family-led company (a mom and two daughters) offering a collection of 60+ certified all-natural, vegan, and cruelty-free skincare, haircare, body care, and clean beauty products. Their mission is to help as many people as possible make easy lifestyle choices for the better health of their bodies and our planet. They do this by using only sustainably and ethically sourced ingredients (EcoCert, Fair Trade, and/or Organic) and making products in small batches in Ontario, Canada. Their products are safe enough for kids, sensitive skin and packaged plastic free and package free wherever possible. The company believes you can have #LessFussMoreFun and encourages their community to celebrate this with them.

Bl'eau

Location: Canada

Bl'eau is a Canadian vegan and cruelty-free skincare brand that is committed to bringing the natural and pure hidden gem of Canadian Glacial Oceanic Clay to women worldwide. Launched in 2019, Bl'eau's passion lies in the untouched Canadian treasure - the Canadian Glacial Oceanic Clay. This powerful ingredient is sourced and harvested directly from the depths of the northern Pacific Coast of British Columbia, making it one of the purest and most potent ingredients you can find. Discover the power of Canadian Glacial Oceanic Clay and the difference it can make to your skin

Buck Naked Soap Company

Location: Ontario, Canada

Located in Guelph, Ontario, Buck Naked was born out of necessity in 2013. When baby Elias, son of Buck Naked founders Rina and John, developed skin irritations from traditional baby products, they soon realized they needed a truly natural alternative. As necessity is the mother of all invention, the Chamomile & Calendula Soap was invented to help soothe the little guy’s skin. With this creation, Rina discovered her passion for formulating skincare products using the purest of ingredients. Since its inception, Buck Naked has introduced a full line of all-natural, vegan, handcrafted bath and body products. They are committed to being chemical-free, using only pure, natural ingredients. On this, they are unwavering.

Calli Essentials

Location: Ontario, Canada

Founded in 2011 by Lorelei, an internationally certified aromatherapist, Calli Essentials creates affordable, natural, and nutrient-rich skincare products. Lorelei's own experience with adult acne and a lack of effective over-the-counter products prompted the birth of Calli Essentials, a Clean Skincare and Wellness Company. The brand synergistically blends essential oils, hydrosols, and plants to harness their healing intelligence and incorporates clinically proven botanical cosmeceuticals. They use vegetable glycerin extraction for their botanical extracts and cold-pressed, unrefined, unbleached, and undeodorized carrier oils to preserve nutrients. They aim to provide nutrient-rich and effective skincare products at a fair price, using high-quality ingredients to achieve optimal results for skin health.

Carina Organics

Location: British Columbia, Canada

Carina Organics aims to provide the cleanest possible products for your hair and body. This means using only natural and organic ingredients that are completely free of parabens, sulphates, DEA, aluminum, fragrances, dyes, etc. Since Carina's inception in 1972, replacing chemical and synthetic ingredients with natural and organic plant extracts, essences, and oils has been central to their focus and philosophy. A personal "hands-on" approach is taken when selecting and harvesting the proper tree essences, herbs, plants, fruits, flowers, and vegetables from different regions of the Pacific Northwest's forests and farms. With a distinct focus on holistic, vegan-friendly remedies, purity, craft, and quality, all Carina products are manufactured by hand on the North Shore of Vancouver, British Columbia.

East Coast Glow

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

East Coast Glow offers sustainable beauty products wildcrafted with pure iceberg water and natural ingredients from Newfoundland and Labrador for luxurious self-care. Inspired by the unique landscape, culture, and connection to nature, it's a part necessity, part magic. East Coast Glow is no exception. Pairing ingenuity with alchemy, humble, wildcrafted ingredients are transformed into luxury products in a modern-day, natural apothecary located in one of the wildest, rawest places in the world. East Coast Glow meticulously creates one-of-a-kind iceberg water distillations and powerful wild botanical oil infusions, making it completely unique. Each product is an expression of who they are and where they come from, artfully created by hand.

Elate Beauty

Location: British Columbia, Canada

Elate is an ethical beauty brand that offers refillable, high-performing vegan, and cruelty-free cosmetics with sustainable packaging. As a B-Corp certified company, Elate prioritizes people and the planet and encourages individuals to simplify their beauty rituals to reduce waste. They aim to create a more sustainable and environmentally conscious beauty industry through education, empowerment, and inspiration.

Eon Skin Therapy Inc.

Location: British Columbia, Canada

Eon Skin Therapy is a natural skincare brand located just East of the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains. It was founded in 2019 to empower women in their 40s and beyond to embrace and enhance their natural beauty at every step of the aging journey. Eon's formulations harness the power of natural botanicals, free from parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, synthetic dyes, artificial fragrances, and a whole host of other questionable ingredients. Only natural, responsibly sourced, and (wherever possible) organic ingredients are selected to nourish the skin the way nature intended. The business model of Eon Skin Therapy is to sell directly to the consumer which allows more personal service and pricing that is affordable and accessible to all.

Farmer's Daughter Natural Beauty Products

Location: Saskatchewan, Canada

Farmer’s Daughter is a cruelty-free, sustainable company dedicated to sourcing locally for natural ingredients as much as possible, and specializing in herbal and botanical-based products, integrating nature's bountiful benefits that heal and nourish the skin. Farmer’s Daughter was launched in 2017 to accommodate a changing lifestyle to incorporate healthier body care products in everyday life. Being based in small-town Saskatchewan, Canada, they make yearly contributions to charitable auctions and fundraisers, giving to local needs and supporting the local community.

Graydon Skincare

Location: Ontario, Canada

Graydon Skincare is a Canadian brand offering face, body, and hair care solutions inspired by founder Graydon Moffat's passion for wellness and knowledge of superfoods. The brand is committed to making beauty better for everyone through plant-based formulations and sustainability initiatives. Their minimalist luxury products use natural ingredients for effective and sustainable daily skincare.

Hereward Farms

Location: Ontario, Canada

Hereward Farms is a lavender farm located in East Garafraxa, Ontario. With just under two years in lavender production and farming, they have created a skincare and homecare line that is all-natural, eco-friendly, Canadian, cruelty-free, and woman-owned. All skincare products are made with a proprietary infusion method that incorporates all of the lavender plant's healing qualities right into the carrier oils used.

KINK’d Beauty

Location: British Columbia, Canada

KINK’d Beauty is a cruelty-free, vegan company that hand-makes natural dry shampoo that comes in eco-friendly packaging. Launched in 2022, their mission and commitment are to make a high-quality natural dry shampoo that is safe and clean to put on your scalp, as well as, it being good for the planet. Most dry shampoos you get off the shelf are full of harsh chemicals that can affect the human body and planet so KINK'd Beauty wanted to make a change. They support the planet through charitable donations. From each sale, $1 is donated to One Tree Planted and with every dollar, they plant 1 tree. They put the people and planet first because they are most important to the brand. Their natural dry shampoo is handmade using sustainable ingredients in Abbotsford, Canada.

LaVigne Natural Skincare

Location: British Columbia, Canada

LaVigne Natural Skincare offers natural skin rejuvenation with globally sourced botanical ingredients of uncompromising quality. We’ve combined the best of science and nature to create highly effective, paraben-free products that bathe skin with the ultimate in healing, restoration, and protection. With our signature ingredient Tepezcohuite, extracted from Mexico’s “skin tree” the LaVigne Naturals collection is blessed with an ageless botanical gift from Mother Earth, created to work synergistically with the natural rhythms of skin to unveil a radiant, healthy complexion.

Lowen's Natural Skincare

Location: Alberta, Canada

Lowen’s Natural Skincare is a family-owned and operated skin care company based in Calgary, Alberta. Conceived by a veteran Pharmacist committed to using organic, fair-trade, and/or locally-sourced ingredients, Lowen’s creates unique skin care products that are safe, effective, long-lasting, and affordable. It produces a comprehensive offering of natural skin care products from balms, lotions, cleansers, scrubs, and creams to hair care. Lowen's Natural Skincare was launched in 2010, which coincides with the company's namesake, the owner's daughter's year of birth. It is inspired by and named after the owner's daughter, Lowen. After unsuccessful trials of commercially-available diaper rash treatments, Lowen's Founder, Chad Zelensky, applied his pharmaceutical knowledge and clinical experience to develop an innovative natural diaper balm using unconventional, unrefined locally-sourced ingredients. It is a lean company with a personal touch. The owner addresses all customer communications to give purchasers a personal touch to what can often be a transactional, online purchasing experience.

Mangata Apothecary

Location: British Columbia, Canada

Mangata Apothecary is a herbal health and wellness brand with the vision of bringing botanicals back to this generation. This is done through empowerment and products- educating followers on how to take care of their bodies naturally and providing safe and effective skincare for the entire family. The products range from herbal balms to bath teas, to aromatherapy perfumes. Launched in 2021 out of Vancouver, Canada, Mangata focuses on the principle of generosity, giving back 3% to Cedars Network, a non-profit providing healthcare to Syrian refugees. This non-profit is close to the founder's heart, Stefanie, as her background is international midwifery. The company is 100% female-owned and boasts cruelty-free certification alongside CertClean certification!

MarieNatie Cosmetics

Location: Ontario, Canada

MarieNatie Cosmetics is a clean beauty brand that offers non-toxic cosmetics made from natural ingredients. The founder, Mary, was inspired to create the brand after realizing that popular cosmetics contained harmful ingredients. She sought to fill the gap in the market with a brand that was not only effective but also sustainable and cute while keeping the consumer's health in mind. After extensive research on ingredients and formulas, Mary successfully launched the Certified Clean brand, MarieNatie Cosmetics, in 2009.

NakeDeodorant

Location: Ontario, Canada

NakeDeodorant is a vegan, cruelty-free natural deodorant company committed to providing a clean yet effective deodorant sourced only with ingredients that are free of artificial colours, artificial fragrances, synthetic dyes, and chemical preservatives because they believe that an effective deodorant is possible with earth and human-friendly ingredients. Launched in 2018, their mission is to make a safe and effective deodorant that is delivered in a sustainable, plastic-free package. From ingredient sourcing to the choice of packaging, ethical sustainability is a core value at NakeDeodorant and is taken into consideration through each step of the company's manufacturing and delivery process. NakeDeodorant proudly manufactures their nourishing, natural deodorant in Barrie, ON Canada.

Penny Lane Organics

Location: Ontario, Canada

Penny Lane Organics is a natural, cruelty-free, vegan, gluten-free, sustainable, and socially-conscious personal care company. Their products are created based on their personal philosophy - if they would not put something in their bodies then they would not put it on their bodies either. Dedicated to creating clean beauty since 2016, in Meaford, ON, their products are all handmade in small batches to ensure high quality and freshness. They source luxurious organic ingredients that are all-natural and rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

Petite Pluie

Location: British Columbia, Canada

Petite Pluie is a vegan, cruelty-free skincare company committed to creating natural and non-toxic skincare products using the latest K-Beauty technology and plant-based skin-loving ingredients that are free of artificial colors, artificial fragrances, and chemical preservatives because they believe that the potency of clean ingredients backed by K-beauty science can create natural beauty. Launched in 2022 in Vancouver, Canada, their mission is to make simple, safe, and effective skincare products while also offering eco-friendly packaging made from FSC paper printed with soy-based ink to minimize their environmental impact.

PURA Botanicals

Location: Alberta, Canada

PURA Botanicals is a Canadian-made, female-owned clean beauty company that crafts plant-powered skincare, body care, and natural fragrances. Our lab, creative headquarters, and flagship boutique are located in Edmonton, Alberta. PURA was launched in 2015 after our founder, Lane Edwards, felt compelled to innovate her own collection of luxurious, high-performance beauty potions during her journey to becoming a mother of three. Her dream was to innovate supernatural skincare and soul care to sweep you off your feet and help you feel uplifted and centered. PURA's potions are crafted with the rarest, nutrient-dense, and sensorial ingredients and created in PURA's pristine in-house lab inspiring absolute control over originality, quality, and freshness. In pure, we trust.

Pure Heart Essentials Inc.

Location: Ontario, Canada

Pure Heart Essentials is a cruelty-free and palm oil-free brand that has been CertClean certified since 2013. They use eco-friendly cardboard and glass containers to reduce and reuse packaging received from suppliers. The brand prioritizes researching natural and biodegradable ingredients, avoiding harmful additives like parabens, phthalates, artificial fragrances, and dyes. They are a women-owned and women-hired company that values purchasing fair-trade ingredients and offers affordable, effective, clean products suitable for the whole family.

PUUR Ingrid

Location: Alberta, Canada

PUUR INGRID is a clean, minimalist Canadian beauty brand that makes its organic skin and hair-care products with love and respect for the environment. Their products are cruelty-free, vegan, eco-conscious, and made with natural ingredients to target specific concerns like signs of aging, keeping skin hydrated, or boosting radiance. They believe that nature has given us everything we need to keep our skin healthy and happy! PUUR INGRID has an unwavering commitment to being toxin-free so consumers can shop with the freedom of knowing that everything they make is safe and good. They are certified by CertClean, North America's leading certification for safer skincare.

Revive7 Science

Location: Ontario, Canada

Revive7 Science is a Canadian women-owned brand founded in Montreal in 2012. The brand focuses on lash, brow, and hair wellness. Their Revive7 Lash Serum can grow natural lashes without harmful ingredients or hormonal analogues, using only 7 clean, plant-based, vegan, and cruelty-free ingredients. The brand's name comes from the 7 clean ingredients used, with 7 days for the science to begin working and 7 months to formulate the product.

Sootsoap Supply Co. Ltd.

Location: Ontario, Canada

SOOTSOAP's mission is to supply innovative, high-quality, all-natural solutions for effective personal detoxification and deodorization. SOOTSOAP is formulated with the power of the highest quality Binchotan White Charcoal and other all-natural ingredients to draw out impurities from the skin and hair, deep cleaning and removing even the toughest odors, naturally. They only use the best, all-natural, and 100% biodegradable ingredients, because they know that the answer to personal detox lies in removing toxic chemicals, not adding to them.

 

SprucedFern Skincare

Location: Saskatchewan, Canada

SprucedFern is a plant-based skincare company based in Saskatoon, Canada, that produces creams, lotions, serums, and cleansers by hand. Their products use organic Canadian and Nordic ingredients free from synthetic dyes, harsh chemical preservatives, fragrances, including essential oils. The brand officially launched in 2021 to create safe, healthy, and effective skincare for everyone. SprucedFern supports mental health by participating in StepUp for Mental Health Charity Races and donates 1% of its sales to Breast Cancer Research.

The Eco Alchemist

Location: British Columbia, Canada

The Eco Alchemist is proudly the first company in Canada to have their entire range Certified Palm Oil Free. Launched in 2021 by one woman on a quest to help reduce the impact of the personal care industry on the environment, creating eco alternatives to everyday products is their specialty. The line is formulated using palm-free plant-powered ingredients that are clean, vegan, and free from artificial fragrances. You will find a wealth of waterless goods such as shampoo & conditioner bars, cleansing bars, and powdered facial masks and cleansers. Orders are shipped using materials made from recycled PCW wherever possible, contain zero plastic, and are either recyclable or home-compostable. Some of their shipping materials can even be planted to grow into beautiful wildflowers!

The Potion Masters

Location: Alberta, Canada

The Potion Masters is a natural skincare brand based in Calgary, Alberta, founded by a mother-daughter duo with extensive experience in the industry. The brand is dedicated to offering effective and luxurious skincare products that simplify routines and utilize research-proven ingredients at a fair price. This brand's unique waterless formulas provide essential nutrients to the skin without preservatives or water in the bottle. The Potion Masters is at the forefront of the minimalist movement, inspired by the gifts of nature and committed to sourcing local ingredients and packaging to reduce their carbon footprint and support small Canadian businesses. Handcrafted with care, each Potion reflects the brand's passion for creating high-quality products, down to the hand-decorated jars.

Vama

Location: Ontario, Canada

VAMA is a Canadian indie female-founded BIPOC hair and scalp wellness brand that is inspired by Ayurveda. Drawing from ancient Ayurvedic wisdom and the powerful healing properties of plant botanicals, their clean and vegan wellness line is formulated leveraging the benefits of plant botanicals, actives, and adaptogens to treat scalp and hair. Their waterless oils are formulated free of silicones, parabens, synthetic fragrances, and sulfates. Since having launched in Winter 2022, VAMA is proudly Leaping Bunny as well as WBE certified. Making a conscious effort and commitment to sustainability, they are proud members of 1% for the planet and use packaging that is environment-friendly and practical. VAMA was founded because of their founders’ personal post-partum hair loss experience and journey, they are on a mission to inspire and empower women in feeling more confident through self-care rituals and hair wellness.

Wekusko Wild Boreal Skincare

Location: Manitoba, Canada

Wekusko Wild Boreal Skincare was conceived in 2020 to deliver gentle and effective plant-based skin benefits without using essential oils, which can irritate sensitive or intolerant skin. Products feature local hand-gathered boreal forest botanicals from the shores of Wekusko Lake in northern Manitoba, Canada. They are mindfully complemented with natural vegan and organic ingredients to create a product line free of essential oils and synthetic fragrance, color, and additives, to beautifully nurture and improve all skin at any age. Sustainability and minimized waste are fundamentals carried from material sourcing to zero waste packaging options with minimal use of plastics.


Supporting Canadian clean beauty brands is good for your health, as these brands consciously formulate their products without the use of certain harmful chemicals. And by choosing to shop from local Canadian brands, you're also contributing to the growth and success of small businesses in your community.

See who among these brands will come out to the top as they are judged by product performance in the 8th Clean Beauty Awards.

And if you happen to be looking for beauty and skincare products that are both clean and vegan, see this post on 30+ Clean Beauty and Vegan Brands To Try Right Now.

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