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Products imbued with the magic of mother nature

BODY OIL

A luscious bath and body oil that absorbs quickly to soften, nourish and revitalize all skin types. Containing olive, avocado, jojoba, pomegranate seed, and rosehip seed oil, as well as geranium and other flower extracts, this moisturizing tone, firm and improve elasticity, leaving your skin smooth and glowing. It is the newest in the wild-crafted, organic Province Apothecary line, founded by Toronto-based Julie Clark, certified holistic aesthetician and aromatherapist. Radiant Bath + Body Oil. $28. Available at provinceapothecary.com.

SWEET SLEEP

This line of 100 per cent French linen bedding is temperature-regulating, anti-static, anti-bacterial and acts as a natural insulator. This means it has temperature-regulating qualities, and keeps you cool in summer and warm in winter, without causing you to overheat. Two new spring colours launched at the end of March, are Fog and Mist. $310. Flax Sleep. Available at flaxsleep.com.

GET A GRIP

Made of 100 per cent natural rubber, B Yoga mats are eco-friendly and have an exceptionally grippy texture. Founder, Andrea Morris developed her vision for B Yoga at Vancouver-based The Stewart Group, her family’s fifth-generation manufacturing and technology company. She was working with an innovative type of rubber, originally created for carpet pads, when she realized that the material’s distinctive qualities make it the perfect yoga mat. $84. B Yoga. Available at byoganow.com

BEAUTY IN A GLASS

Inspired by Victoria’s regal Empress hotel, this unusually hued gin is micro-distilled in small batch copper-pot stills, and contains eight signature botanicals: tea, juniper, rose, coriander seed, grapefruit peel, ginger root, cinnamon bark, and butterfly pea blossom. It’s the pea blossom, discovered in one of the hotel’s tea blends, that imbues the spirit with a distinctive earthy note. $50. Available at liquor stores across Canada including LCBO. Empress 1908 Gin. empressgin.com

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