Health & Beauty

Shedding Our Skin 8 Ways

April 2, 2024

There is a lovely, downright dewy (oh yes, we said it: dewy) complexion hiding underneath your winter-weary skin. Springtime brings us a bounty of masks, scrubs, and gentle exfoliants that unveil what’s been hiding all winter. Here are eight we love to use. —Catherine Dunwoody

Weleda Birch Body Cleansing Scrub refreshes dull skin when used in the shower, sloughing off dead skin cells from your body especially elbows, knees, and bottoms of feet.

belif Canada’s Aqua bomb sleeping mask, has a jelly-pudding texture that works overnight to soothe dehydrated, fatigued skin, and dries quickly so you don’t leave it all on your pillow as you slumber. Lady’s Mantle and Scottish Heather are key ingredients.

Refine your skin in the most luxurious way imaginable with micro-crystals of sugar and Rose de Granville. Dior does it again with Dior Prestige Le Sucre de Gommage: Exceptional Face Scrub.

No nonsense skincare, skipping the fancy packaging, your thing? Paula’s Choice 6% Mandelic Acid + 2% Lactic Acid Liquid Exfoliant  gets right down to it gently with a wipe-on formula you leave on your face.

Omy Lab is a Canadian, women-owned brand, and we love the Triple-Exfoliating Face Mask for leaving us with baby skin that is nothing short of radiant.

L’Occitane En Provence Artichoke Body Scrub contains the antioxidant properties of one of our favourite vegetables, and when warmed by our touch and massaged into our skin we swear we can hear our arms and legs sigh with comfort.

Peter Thomas Roth Pumpkin Enzyme Mask polishes your skin to perfection. Apply a layer in circular movements, let sit to do its magic, rinse, and reveal a fresh-faced you.

Fenty Skin Cherry Dub Superfine Daily Cleansing Face Scrub tackles uneven skin gently. Take a dollop of this cushiony, jam-textured face scrub with its Barbados cherry, fruit enzymes, and caffeine, mix with water, swirl around your face and rinse.


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