EZ Beauty: Winter Pick-Me-Up

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Hot new products to brighten your day – without breaking the budget

Colour Me Beautiful

New from Burt’s Bees (pictured above), this creamy matte lip crayon makes it easy to colour inside the lines. It works double duty as lipstick and liner, and for a glossier look, pairs perfectly with your favourite plump or gloss. With six gorgeous shades inspired from nature, you’ll be in full bloom, even if it’s still a long wait for spring. CDN 9.99

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Make It a Masque

You don’t need to break the budget to take advantage of this hot beauty trend. Perfect for parched winter skin, these cotton sheet masks are soaked with serum to deliver maximum impact. Wear the mask for 20-30 minutes (and since it adheres to your face, no need to be lying down — perfect for busy mornings). No muss, no fuss crème and mud masks are available in 18 different treatments for face, hands and feet. Packs of three to five for CDN 9.99 at Shopper’s Drug Mart

NEXT: Prime, Plump and Polish

Prime, Plump and Polish

New from Nip + Fab, the Dragon’s Blood Fix series consists of exfoliating wipes that remove every last trace of makeup, a hydrating plumping mask for a 10-minute or overnight treatment and a light weight serum with hyaluronic acid to reduce fine lines. Cleansing Pads CDN 14.95; Plumping Mask CDN 14.95; Plumping Serum CDN $19.95