Where to find the best beauty picks in Montreal

When you look good, you feel great – but regular trips to the salon can add up quickly, so having the right supplies at home is important. Here are some places to score the ultimate beauty buys for fabulous hair and makeup at home, including the best bargains and everyday beauty essentials.


4872, rue Saint-Denis, Montréal, QC H2J 2L6

Need salon-worthy hair tools, dyes, or styling products? This Plateau boutique has everything you need to score fabulous locks without dropping loads of cash at your regular salon.

C&C Korean Cosmetics

1837B, rue Sainte-Catherine O, Montréal, QC H3H 1M2

While this beauty shop carries a range of Korean products, it’s worth noting that all ethnicities can enjoy these goods. Korean skincare lines are known to be some of the best around. Korean women have a huge interest in protective skincare compared to North American women. Here you’ll find some of the world’s best products that have been designed to protect your skin from environmental stressors. Plus, the store carries thickening hair products, BB creams, and loads of makeup.

MAC Cosmetics

770 Rue Sainte Catherine W, Montreal, QC H3H 1B9

From professional makeup artists to newbies, no one has a complete beauty collection without a couple of MAC essentials. With their top quality brushes, innovative products, and fashion week-worthy foundations, a few of these products are a must. Plus, you can return your empties and score yourself a free product every so often.

Holt Renfrew

1300 rue Sherbrooke O, Montréal, QC H3G 1H9

Carrying brands like YSL and Shu Uemura – just to name a couple – and boasting a huge selection of designer fragrances, this is certainly one of the city’s best beauty shopping spots. Take advantage of the knowledgeable staff and get the help you need in carefully selecting the products that are best for you.


901, rue Sainte-Catherine E, Montréal, QC H2L 2E5

Never underestimate the endless beauty possibilities at your local pharmacy. Drugstore beauty buys are like an untapped gold mine. This chain offers some particularly awesome brands, including CoverFX and Benefit Cosmetics. You can stock up on stuff like at-home waxing products, hair products, styling tools, makeup and fragrances, and top quality skincare goods.

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