Purchasing fashion and beauty products online can save you a bundle. The money that online companies save by not having a typical brick-and-mortar store means that products are often sold at a discount. But many e-commerce websites don't ship to Canada, which leaves Canucks out in the cold... so to speak.
What websites should Tim-Hortons-drinking, toque-wearing, maple-syrup-savouring Canadian fashion and beauty lovers use? The deals are out there, you just need to know where to look.
Well.ca -- An online Canadian health, beauty, and skincare store that is known for its customer service, sales, and referral program.
Dealuxe -- An online store for designer clothes, shoes, accessories, and handbags. They offer free shipping on orders within Canada over $25, and with so many gorgeous items to choose from, it's easy to spend $25.
I love Sample Sales -- A database of sample sales in Vancouver, Montreal, Toronto, and Calgary. Sign up for their email alerts to get insider information on sample sales going on near you.
Flash Sale Websites like Peacock Parade and Beyond the Rack. He who hesitates is lost -- if you're looking for designer deals, flash sale websites offer high-end merchandise at deeply discounted prices. Merchandise is limited and sales last about 48 hours, so it's important to act quickly.
Lavish & Lime -- Eco-friendly Canadian products for green living. Lavish & Lime features natural bath, body, sunscreen, and other eco-friendly beauty products.
BeautyMark -- A online beauty store that carries high-end and hard-to-come-by beauty products. If you're looking for new products to discover, BeautyMark has you covered.
Yves Rocher -- A beauty company that harvests, manufactures, and distributes their own products. Yves Rocher carries everything from $2.95 nail polish to acne-targeting skincare products.
eBeauty -- A beauty website that has over 5,000 products and over 300 brands. They have free shipping over $25, and an addictive section of their website that features items for $10 and under.
Stylefly -- An online boutique that sells designer items. If you're looking for a fashion steal, browse their 75 per cent - 90 per cent off section.
ASOS -- ASOS is more than just a huge online fashion store; it's a fashion community and online marketplace. Specializing in unique and eye-catching pieces, this is a store that has something for everyone. Just when you think ASOS couldn't get any better, they have free shipping to anywhere in Canada.
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