The Etsy global community has creators all over the world, crafting and selling clothes, accessories, textiles, homewares and knick-knacks across the globe. It's the perfect way to do a little (virtual) travelling this summer if you won't make it to Italy or Kenya or Japan. We headed to Brooklyn, New York—Etsy Headquarters—to learn more about the trends emerging from countries around the world, with a little help from the company's trend expert, Dayna Isom Johnson. Meaning whether you want beautiful blankets from Uruguay or sculptural jewellery from Australia, we've got you covered—thanks to the wide-spread reach of Etsy and the entrepreneurial spirit of its community.
Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay
This product has consistently been one of Amazon's best-sellers and even celebrities claim that it's amazing. It's a deep-cleansing clay mask, that uses 100% Natural Calcium Bentonite Clay to pull build-up and excess sebum from your pores. Just make sure to heed the directions (only leave it on for about 5 minutes) and follow up with a great moisturizer so your skin isn't parched.
Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay Deep Pore Cleansing, $17, amazon.ca.
Mario Badescu Drying Lotion
This cult classic product promises to target whiteheads and eliminate them—quick. It's a potent combination of salicylic acid, sulfur and calamine to promote clear and calm skin.
Mario Badescu Drying Lotion, $23, amazon.ca.
Thayers Alcohol-Free Rose Petal Witch Hazel with Aloe Vera
This formula is one that Amazon beauty shoppers love. It fights breakouts and soothes sensitive skin while controlling oil.
Thayers Alcohol-Free Rose Petal Witch Hazel with Aloe Vera, $20, amazon.ca.
Opalex Hair Perfector No. 3 Repairing Treatment
If you dye your hair and haven't heard of Opalex, we're here to fix that. It's an at-home application that helps to eliminate any breakage caused damage-inducing services (ahem, bleach), which works especially well in tandem with an in-salon Opalex treatment.
Opalex Hair Perfector No. 3 Repairing Treatment, $31, amazon.ca.
Cosrx Acne Pimple Master Patch
Another quick-fix for your pimple woes, this package comes with 24 itty-bitty pimple patches to help your skin recover, fast. These hydrocolloid (biodegradable, waterproof and self-adhering) patches help to encourage wound repair and prevent further infection.
Cosrx Acne Pimple Master Patch, $12, amazon.ca.
Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer
When we first heard that Dyson was releasing a hair dryer, we knew it would be a hit—despite the hefty price tag. The fact that it's one of The Bay's best sellers proves this. It's fast-drying with heat control and is much quieter than whatever you're using at home. Basically, if you blow dry your hair regularly, it's a must-have.
Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer, $549, thebay.ca.
M.A.C Modern Twist Kajal Liner
It makes sense that this fan-favourite beauty brand would be a best seller at The Bay's beauty counter. M.A.C Cosmetics is trusted and effective, which is why this easy-to-use eyeliner is one of The Bay's top sellers.
M.A.C Modern Twist Kajal Liner, $21, thebay.com.
M.A.C Patrick Starrr Lipstick
The collaboration between M.A.C and YouTuber and makeup artist Patrick Starrr has proven to be very popular. The best seller? This lipstick that is creamy, matte and comes in three gorgeous shades.
M.A.C Patrick Starrr Lipstick, $22, thebay.com.
Lancome Spring Four-Piece Set
French brand Lancome has been a staple in the skin care industry for years, so it's no surprise that this spring set is a favourite. Find a concentrate, a moisturizer, an eye creme and the creme radiance to tackle your skin-care woes.
Lancome Spring Four-Piece Set, $134, thebay.com.
Burberry Lips Burberry Kisses Lipstick
Though you may not be able to buy a Burberry trench, you can shop the brand at the beauty counter much more accessibly. Although, $40 for a lipstick is nothing to scoff at, this best-seller is rich in formula and pigment that gives you great colour payoff with lots of hydration. Plus there are so many shades to choose from.
Burberry Lips Burberry Lipstick in Nude, $38, thebay.com.
Essential oils as a beauty category are strong sellers at Walmart. We recommend picking up this three pack from HoMedics to get your started. The three popular picks included (eucalyptus oil, tea tree oil and a blend designed to help you relax) can be added to diffusers to help with your wellness goals. Just remember to always consult the pros before applying essential oils topically—they often need to be handled carefully.
HoMedics Essential Oil 3-Pack, $30, walmart.ca.
Hard Candy Cashmere Silk Demi-Matte Creme Lipcolour
This Walmart exclusive product is known for being silky smooth to apply and wear, and has great staying power. The $8 price point probably helps too.
Hard Candy Cashmere Silk Demi-Matte Creme Lipcolour, $8, walmart.ca.
Ardell Magnetic Lashes
If false lashes are something you love the look of, but avoid because the application process is a struggle, we recommend you watch our video on how to apply. But, if it's still not for you, there's a new way to get the look—magnetic falsies! These best-sellers are relatively new, and don't require any glue.
Ardell Magnetic Lashes, $27, walmart.ca.
China Glaze Nail Lacquer
For all your nail polishing needs you can't go wrong with China Glaze—and Walmart has plenty of colours to choose from.
China Glaze Nail Lacquer 3 pack, $24, walmart.ca.
Soo Aee K-beauty Masks
These extremely affordable sheet masks are a must for any beauty-lover's routine. Our pick is the Supreme Gold Hydrogel Mask which contains black charcoal, bamboo water and birch sap to really replenish hydration in your skin.
Soo Ae K-Beauty Masks, $3.50, available at Walmart.
Chantecaille Poudre Lumiere
Unsurprisingly, the best selling beauty products at Holt Renfrew are also some of the most luxurious brands. Take this highlighter from Chantecaille—it's a powder that's universally flattering and give you a radiant summer glow.
Chantecaille Poudre Lumiere, $60, holtrenfrew.com.
La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Eye Lift Cream
This eye cream comes with a hefty price tag, but it's best-seller status means that some people must really love it. It's a firming and lifting treatment for the delicate eye area and melts into the skin.
La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Eye Lift Cream, $455, holtrenfrew.com.
Sisley Paris Hydra-Global Serum
Another cult-favourite luxe skin-care brand, Sisley's nourishing serum is a boost of much-needed hydration to your skin helping to combat dullness and fine lines.
Sisley Paris Hydra-Global Serum, $340, holtrenfrew.com.
Dior Lip Glow Hydrating Colour Reviver Lip Balm
This lip product is a backstage-staple and manages to give you a wash of colour that seems totally customized to your skin tone.
Dior Lip Glow Hydrating Colour Reviver Lip Balm, $41, holtrenfrew.com.
Valmont Instant Rebalancing Mask
This rich mask is creamy and helps to restore moisture and balance to your visage. Expect softer skin and reduced fine lines after your use.
Valmont Instant Rebalancing Mask, $260, holtrenfrew.com.
Boscia Luminizing Black Charcoal Mask
This black charcoal mask has always been impressive even before we knew it was a best seller at Sephora. It's full of charcoal and vitamin C, so you reap the rewards of clearing agents and antioxidants.
Boscia Luminizing Black Charcoal Mask, $45, sephora.com.
Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer
There's a reason why makeup artists, YouTubers and your best friend likes this Nars concealer—it really works. It covers dark circles, provides medium-to-full coverage and stays put. Which is kind of everything you want from a concealer.
Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer, $37, sephora.com.
Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo
The people have spoken and this is the holy grail of dry shampoos—at least according to Sephora. The product absorbs sweat, oil and odour so you can extend the time between your washes without feeling like you desperately need a shower.
Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo, $30, sephora.com.
Fresh Soy Facial Cleanser
This cleanser—and brand—is a favourite among beauty editors. This product in particular is great for all skin types and really helps to minimize dryness post-wash as well as gently washing off makeup and buildup. The perfect prep for the next step in your skin-care routine.
Fresh Soy Facial Cleanser, $47, sephora.com.
Maison Margiela Replica Beach Walk Eau de Toilette
This fresh perfume is one that is a major crowd pleaser. Attempting to capture the smell of walking on the sand near the ocean, it's a mix of fruits, florals, and creamy woods which is summery and clean.
Maison Margiela Replica Beach Walk, $150, 100 mL, sephora.com.
L'Oréal Paris Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara
If you're mascara goal is volume, this is the best-seller for you. This formula gives feathery, full lashes that look soft—with a touch of drama of course.
L'Oréal Paris Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara, $14, shoppersdrugmat.ca.
NYX Makeup Setting Spray Matte Finish
For a matte finish to your flawless makeup look, this affordable option is a crowd-favourite. You'll get a shine-free finish that helps your makeup last all day.
NYX Makeup Setting Spray Matte Finish, $10, shoppersdrugmart.ca.
Quo Facial Wipes
If you're a woman on the go, having a go-to makeup wipe brand is a must. Throw these in your purse for post-gym facial refreshment, or keep one by your bedside table for those nights you forget to do a full face wash.
Quo Facial Wipes, $10, shoppersdrugmart.ca.
Maybelline Fit Me! Matte + Poreless Foundation
This best-selling product is all about making sure that your foundation really is the perfect match in both colour and texture. It also has a matte finish for shine control and blurs pores.
Maybelline Fit Me! Matte + Poreless Foundation, $8, shoppersdrugmart.ca.
Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner
This brand is a favourite of beauty editors, mainly because the Stay-All-Day mantra of the brand is extremely accurate. This liner is waterproof, comes with a super thin tip and let's you create precise eye looks.
Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner, $29, beautyboutique.ca.