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    24 Things From Asian-Owned Brands That You'll Love Supporting

    May is Asian Heritage Month!

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    1. A 100% natural Three Ships Beauty self-care kit that'll leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. It comes with a detoxifying clay mask, piña colada-flavored lip scrub, and lavender toner spray that you'll love adding to your routine.

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    Get it from Indigo for $45.

    2. An upcycled designer necklace that'll make you feel super luxe without costing an arm and a leg. The lock is authentic and the chain is 18-karat gold-filled, so it'll last you a long time, too.

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    Get it from Bijoux Upcycled for $148.

    3. A four-colour screen print by Toronto-based artist Stephanie Cheng that'll add a subtle pop of colour to your space and look lovely on your wall. Each print is handmade, so yours will have a little personal touch.

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    Get it from Simons for $56.

    4. A tube of Blume deodorant that’ll keep your underarms smelling fresh, without covering them in chemicals you can’t pronounce. It's made with probiotics, meaning it'll help prevent B.O. the natural way.

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    Get it from Blume for $14.

    5. These lucky star pins that'll look super cute on your jacket or bag. You can also use them to tack documents or photos on your corkboard.

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    Get it from MelodicMisa on Etsy for $5.95+. Available in three styles or as a trio.

    6. A Hoi Bo crossbody bag that's made of a soft, stretchy knit that'll look great whether you're travelling with just a few things or packing it full of stuff. It's detailed with genuine leather and each piece is handmade.

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    Hoi Bo was founded by Sarra Tang out of her love for fabrics.

    Get it from Simons for $198.

    7. A drawstring makeup bag by The Ba.sic that'll open up fully, so you can easily access all of your beauty products without having to dump them out. The outside is a pretty cotton canvas, while the inside is lined with a polyester fabric that’s easier to clean.

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    Get it from Simons for $45. Available in two colours.

    8. A soothing Elucx bath soak that'll help you unwind and relax. It's made with colloidal oatmeal and pink clay to nourish your skin and dried rose petals for ~ambiance~.

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    Elucx is based out of Montreal by founder Duyen Nguyen.

    Get it from Simons for $28.

    9. A roll of washi tape that'll make journaling or note-taking so much better, because corgis are just so stinkin' cute! It's actually really functional too, since you can use it to tape notes or photos.

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    Get a roll from LittleCorgo on Etsy for $6+. Available in four designs or as a bundle.

    10. A trio of porcelain vases that'll make any flower the centre of attention. The smooth matte white finish fits perfectly with minimalistic decor, if that's your jam.

    the three vases in a line with the middle one with a flower in it
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    They're made by Japanese-Canadian artist Yusuke Akai, founder of Akai Ceramic Studio.

    Get the trio from Simons for $45.

    11. A bottle of Artifact Skin body oil with shimmering gold particles that'll help you glow like the star that you are. It's made with monoï, kukui, and cherry seed oils that'll keep your skin moisturized, too.

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    It can be used on dry or damp skin.

    Get it from Indigo for $39.

    12. A Tower 28 lip oil and blush duo that'll give you a natural flush without ever feeling heavy or sticky. The lip oil has nourishing ingredients (like apricot kernel oil and raspberry seed oil) to keep your pucker hydrated.

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    Get the set from Sephora for $34.

    13. A roll of vegan floss made with coconut oil that'll turn what was once a boring chore into a tasty self-care treat. It's softer and textured, to get every last bit of food out without making your gums bleed.

    the floss on a box next to coconut pieces
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    Cocofloss is owned by sisters Chrystle and Catherine Su.

    Get it from Indigo for $12.

    14. A stretchy bra that's made just for first-time bra wearers. It'll grow as you do and even has removable padding, making it ultra-comfortable.

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    Get it from Apricotton for $32. Available in sizes S–XL.

    15. A pair of porcelain fresco cups that'll make you feel like you're sipping out of a piece of art. The insides are different (one black and one white), so you won't mix your drink up with your roomie's.

    the pair of mugs with one filled with coffee
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    They're made by Celina Kang, the founder of Celina M.S.K Studio.

    Get the pair from Simons for $75.

    16. A bottle of Glow Recipe's avocado serum that'll make your skin glow and calm irritation. Plus, it’s packed with avocado butter, ceramides, and rice milk, so it’ll help improve your skin’s health at the same time.

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    Get it from Sephora Canada for $56.

    17. A comfy pair of Sijo lounge pants that are made with a eucalyptus fabric that'll feel like a dream on your skin. They're nice and stretchy, meaning you won't feel constricted in them.

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    Get them from Indigo for $90. Available in size XS–XL.

    18. A digital painting print of the neon sign-lit streets of Hong Kong at night. The shop specializes in destination paintings, so take a peek at the rest of their prints to find your favourite places or dream vacations.

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    Get it from WandercolorsArt on Etsy for $36.99+. Available in six sizes.

    19. This Tatcha cleanser that'll help lather away any dirt or leftover makeup on your skin. It's made with Japanese algae, rice powder, and hyaluronic acid, making it especially great for dry skin.

    person squeezing some of the product in their hand
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    Get it from Sephora Canada for $46.

    20. A set of hand-lettered stickers that you can use in your planner if you like the look of consistent headers (but are too lazy to do it yourself). They're printed on clear sticker paper, meaning they won't have a bulky border when applied on a coloured or patterned background.

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    Get a sheet from A Paperella Story for $3.79+. Available in 13 styles or as a bundle of all of them.

    21. A handmade initial bracelet that you can get with your own initial or the initial of someone special. The shop allows custom measurements, so you can make sure that it fits perfectly and never slips off.

    person wearing the initial bracelet
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    Get it from MapleLaneJewelry on Etsy for $24. Available in three materials.

    22. An Uppdoo handmade leather belt that'll make the perfect final touch on pretty much any outfit. Since it's made with high-quality leather and zinc metal, it'll last you for years.

    three different colours of the belt laid out together
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    Ricky Shi is the founder and designer of Uppdoo, and each piece is handcrafted in his Toronto studio.

    Get it from Simons for $75.

    23. A pack of Yuzu Soap shower steamers that'll help open up your sinuses and indulge you in some aromatherapy. Each tablet can be used up to three times, so you can enjoy some serious self-care time with your favourite scents.

    shower tablets on a table next to a stack of towels
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    It comes with a little dish, so the tablets won't fully dissolve on your shower floor.

    Get a pack of three from Indigo for $30. Available in four scent combinations.

    24. And lastly, this shimmery Patrick Ta lip gloss that'll add a little sparkle to your makeup routine. It's made with oils like vitamin E that'll hydrate your lips and make them look extra plump.

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    Get it from Sephora Canada for $29.

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