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24 Sep 2017

Toronto

By Gracie Carroll

#E7Approved: 7 Things To Know About (And Try) This August in Canada

By Edit Seven

#E7Approved: August Picks

Can you believe summer’s almost over? In a few short days, August is ending, and we’re off to September. Before you know it, the holidays are coming! But, we’re getting ahead of ourselves. Summer’s definitely not yet over! And, there are a lot of things and brands we can try before August ends. From skincare products, to clothing, to food and lifestyle happenings, here are seven #E7Approved must-know this August!

Looking for something to do (and/or try) before the month ends? Keep reading!

Moon Juice at Sephora Canada

Moon Juice Acid Potion and Plump Jelly

Acid Potion Exfoliator ($58); Plump Jelly Serum ($78)

Adaptogenic beauty brand Moon Juice officially launched at Sephora Canada. Now you can shop seven of the skincare brand’s sustainable, cruelty-free, and toxin-free curated products. Make sure to check out the brand’s Acid Potion Resurfacing Exfoliator, which helps unclog pores and resurface smoother skin with its niacinamide and reishi mushroom ingredients; as well as its Plump Jelly Hyaluronic Serum with silver ear mushroom, which delivers water into cells and locks it in for elasticity and bounce.

RCM Launches Patio Pollinator

RCM patio pollinator

Royal Canadian Mead (RCM), together with Toronto Flower Market and Gunnar, launches Patio Pollinator, which integrates bar and restaurant patios into Toronto’s urban ecosystem. This series of installations is the first of its kind in North America, raising awareness about the importance of pollinators.

You can find these installations at Sakai Bar, Venice Beach Bar, Grape Crush, Dock Ellis, Peter Pan Bistro, Imperial Pub, and Fresh City Farms’ at Bay Street.

“Pollinators truly support every aspect of our lives, be it our breakfast, lunch, dinner, or happy hour. It’s wonderful when partners, like RCM, honour that connection. By creating meaningful pollinator habitat, the Patio Pollinator program reflects a deep appreciation of the critical importance of pollinators,” says Victoria Wojcik, executive director of Pollinator Partnership Canada.

Exclusive Ole Henriksen Bright From The Start Daily Skincare Set

ole henriksen daily skincare set available starting August

Ole Henriksen ($60)

Ole Henriksen’s Bright From The Start Daily Skincare Set is now exclusively available in Sephora Canada. Brightening and refreshing the skin, this trio set includes the Truth Juice Daily Cleanser, which cleanses and removes dirt, oil, and long-wear eye makeup; Banana Bright Vitamin C Serum, which brightens, firms, and reduces dark spots; and the cult favourite Banana Bright Eye Crème, which reduces and brightens dark undereye circles.

Adidas 4DFWD in Hero Core Black Colourway + 4DFWD Pulse

Adidas launches 4DFWD shoes this August

Sportswear and lifestyle brand Adidas launched its line of 4DFWD running shoes, which made use of 3D printing and provide runners with an all-new running experience, using Carbon’s Digital Light Synthesis™ technology. Adidas initially released a limited supply last May in Solar Red and White Colourway. This month, the brand globally launched the striking Hero Core Black Colourway version. 

In celebration of the release, Adidas has also launched their new 4DFWD Pulse, which combines innovative 4D and EVA technology to deliver a smooth and enjoyable run.

Lavender Latte

Balzac's lavender latte is available to buy until the end of August

Indie coffee chain, Balzac’s Coffee Roasters, partnered up with Terre Bleu, Ontario’s largest lavender farm. In celebration of this partnership, the two companies offer the Lavender Latte, made with locally roasted coffee beans. Hurry, though, because this hot drink is available only during the month of August!

Visit your nearest Balzac’s Coffee Roasters establishment across Ontario!

Superette Opens Sip ‘n’ Smoke

Superette Sip 'n' Smoke store opened in August

Cannabis retail brand Superette officially opened Sip ‘N’ Smoke, an express-cannabis retail store in Toronto’s Trinity-Bellwoods Park. The store features a nostalgic retail environment — sunny colour palette and old-school checkerboard tile floor. True to its cafeteria-style shopping experience, customers pick up a tray and head down the line as they shop with their eyes.

Enjoy the store’s exclusive, curated park-ready pre-rolls and beverages, as well as the brand’s cult-followed lifestyle products!

Louve Design Summer Sale

Louve Design clothes to try this August

Sarah dress ($50); Biker shorts ($25); Venise romper ($85)

Affordable and sustainable local clothing brand, Louve Design, has released new pieces for its Spring/Summer 2021 collection, and they’re having a sale starting August 20!

Also read: 7 Different Ways to Style Your Dress This Summer

There’s no reason why clothing can’t be sustainable and affordable, and that’s what this women-owned brand is all about. Made with ethical and sustainable fabrics, their pieces are built to last and can fit any capsule wardrobe.

Looking for clothes to transition for fall? No problem! You can find them on sale, too!

xo

@EDITSEVEN

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