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Need It, Want It, Gotta Have It: Things for Mom

Pure Bloom, by Sarah Jessica Parker

Mommy smells yummy! When you’re feeling over-worked and under-appreciated treat yourself to a little luxury like Sarah Jessica Parker’s Pure Bloom. And it even looks good – it has a lovely bottle.

PRICE: eau de parfum spray – $69.00, 50ml; $89.00, 100ml
AVAILABLE AT: Drug stores across Canada

FINIS: Circuit Trainer
An audible workout timer for circuit interval strength training
• Double programmable modes for rest and exercise time periods (1 sec to 20 minutes)
• Repeat pre-set circuit cycles up to 99 times or repeat cycles infinitely
• 5cm LED screen displays time, cycle count and mode status clearly
• 2x amplified speakers with adjustable volume horn blasts that can be heard in open spaces
• Powered by 9-volt power supply (2) for up to 240 continuous hours
PRICE: $179.99
AVAILABLE AT: finisinc.com

Bio Oil

One of the fastest growing skin care products in the world, Bio-Oil has achieved close to cult status wherever it is launched. It is now considered a favourite for many Canadian women, who have tried it, loved it and are talking about it! Originally developed for scars and stretch marks, Bio-Oil is also used for many other skin concerns like uneven skin tone, dehydrated, aging and sunburnt skin.

PRICE: $12.99/60 ml; $21.99/125ml
AVAILABLE AT: Drug, grocery and mass retailers

Natural Sun Care Cream

Unlike most other sunscreens, Matter Company’s Natural Sun Care Cream is safe for children under two. Chemical-free, the Natural Sun Care Cream keeps delicate skin protected by creating a natural physical barrier (including active ingredients of 20 percent micro-ionized zinc oxide) to protect against UVA and UVB rays. Providing protection for up to 40 minutes in the sun, the suncare cream is equivalent to an SPF 30 sunscreen. Water resistant and moisturizing, this cream helps to regenerate skin cells while soothing and healing sensitive skin.

PRICE: $18
AVAILABLE AT: mattercompany.com

NAOT Shoes

NAOT footwear offers comfort, design, construction and support. The soft suede surface provides an extra layer of cushion, while absorbing moisture and keeping feet dry and comfortable in the summer heat. With all NAOT footwear, the body’s weight is evenly distributed along the foot, not only promoting healthy circulation but also offering proper support and comfort.

PRICE: $150 to $155


With soft, lightly padded lining, this bra shapes and provides sexy enhancement. (Shown 9175375 Lace Overlay. Colors: Fashion, Black/Pink, Black/Red Sizes: A34,B34,B36,C36,C38 )

PRICE: $17

Matter Company Nipple Cream

Unlike most other nipple creams, Matter Company’s all-natural, lanolin and petroleum-free nipple cream does not need to be removed prior to breastfeeding. It uses only plant-based, edible ingredients, and forms a protective barrier against wetness and chapping. Its herbal formula helps regenerate skin and speed healing and can also be used on chapped lips, noses and cheeks.

PRICE: $12
AVAILABLE AT: mattercompany.com

Neutrogena Ageless Intensives Lip Plumping Treatment

Even if your lips are sealed, your mouth may be giving away your age. With age, lips lose volume, definition and colour while developing wrinkles and dilated pores, adding years to your face. But there’s no need to pout: In as little as two weeks, new Neutrogena Ageless Intensives Lip Plumping Treatment can give you a more youthful-looking mouth. With daily application, the result is lips that are noticeably fuller, smoother and younger-looking.

PRICE: $27.99
AVAILABLE AT: Drug stores across Canada and neutrogena.ca

Joe Fresh Beauty

New from Joe Fresh, an affordable, quality cosmetics line. The Joe Fresh Beauty collection is fashioned after high-end beauty lines, but at a lower retail price.

PRICE: PRICE: $4 to $8; brushes and accessories $2 to $16
AVAILABLE AT: Loblaws stores exclusively

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