Mom Stuff April 2018

By Christine Davis

Serioxyl

This intense hair thickening kit from L’Oreal Professionnel immediately helps hair look denser and lifted by improving the look of the hair fibre. Ideal for fine hair, the key ingredient is a L’Oreal patented technology that brings oxygen to the hair follicles. Available at select salons and lorealprofessionnel.ca. $29.50 – $74

 

Dr. Teal’s Pure Epsom Salt Soaking Solution and Foaming Bath

Whether you’ve got sore muscles or simply want to relax in the tub, Dr. Teal’s has the formula for you. The eucalyptus spearmint Pure Epsom Salt Soaking Solution and Foaming Bath will soothe sore muscles and reduce swelling. Epsom salt can also be used in recipes to relieve sunburn, dry lips and bee stings. Available at Shoppers Drug Mart. $9.99 each

 

Extendable Duster

Make spring and weekly cleaning a little easier with this extendable duster from Kikkerland. It extends and bends and the chenille yarn attracts and captures dust, making reaching and cleaning so much easier. Available at Bergo Designs, Blue Banana Market and kikkerland.com. $5

Prehistoric ceramic planters

Your children will roar with delight when they see Plantasaurus Rex, Tricerapot and Aplantasaurus adorning your home. These prehistoric planters come in an on-trend matte finish, creating a neutral background for whatever you decide to plant in them. Available at Bergo Designs, Blue Banana Market and kikkerland.com. $50 each

 

Panasonic 3 in 1 Steam Oven

The powerful steam produced by this oven makes delicious, healthy and oil-free food easily and conveniently with the steam function, which can also be combined with oven, grill and microwave cooking for 23 cooking programs, as well as an Auto Cook feature, for gourmet-quality meals with the push of a couple of buttons. Available at various retailers and shopping.panasonic.ca. $699

 

Amelia Jumpsuit

This maternity and nursing jumpsuit by Boob is the most practical outfit you can buy this spring. Whether you’re pregnant or nursing, it offers comfort and style with the brand’s patented smart nursing overlap to provide moms easy nursing access. Made of super stretchy recycled cotton blend and available in black and soft ink (navy). Available at boobdesign.com. $195.97

 

Riviera 0% Greek yogurt 40% less sugar line

Canadian dairy manufacturer Maison Riviera has changed the Greek yogurt game with a product that has drastically reduced the amount of sugar added to this popular dairy item, which includes carefully selected rip fruits that have been left to macerate for a significant length of time to draw out the natural sugar and avoid the need for the addition of artificial sweeteners. The result is delightfully fruity Greek yogurt that you won’t feel guilty about indulging in. Available at Whoel Foods, Sobeys, Foodland and Metro. From $5.29

Annie Sloan fabric

Annie Sloan’s three new fabric patterns: Dulcet, Piano and Tacit have been designed to complement and match the colours in her line of Chalk Paint. Suitable for cutains, blinds, soft furnishing and general upholstery, the fabrics are made in the UK of linen, cotton and nylon. Available at assorted stockists found at anniesloan.com. Priced per yard from $136

 

Finesse Power Mist

Finesse introduces its strongest hairspray yet. With a finer mist and wider spray pattern it’s a non-aerosol format that works on damaged, dry and difficult to manage hair for all-weather, all-day and all-over hold. Available at Walmart. $3.49