6 Self-Care Level-Ups for the New Year

These cold, dark days in the aftermath of the holiday season and already abandoned New Year’s resolutions can catch us off guard. It’s imperative that we find ways to keep ourselves joyful and refreshed to usher in a healthy new year. We’ve curated a list of the latest wellness offerings to keep you sharp, cozy and healthy as you power through January and beyond. 


Slowlii Restore If you can’t squeeze in a midday meditation, Slowlii is the next best thing. Created to help curb anxiety and bring more mindfulness to your day, Slowlii restore tabs contain key ingredient KSM-66 Ashwagandha, an herb commonly used in Ayurvedic medicine which is clinically proven to reduce stress, anxiety and improve your quality of sleep. Pop one minty, chewable tab and feel the calm wash over you. 


Wild Foods Cocotropic Wild Superfood Elixir Struggling to kick your coffee habit or want to boost your morning cup of joe? Cocotropic Wild Superfood Elixir by Wildfoods is your perfect morning companion. Containing Wild Chaga and Reishi Mushroom extracts, along with raw Maca and turmeric, this blend of non-GMO, organic certified ingredients boosts mood and sharpens concentration. The perfect combination to finish out 2022 with a (focused) bang!


Tkees Warm Core Canadian bestselling brand – Tkees, unisex Warm Core line silhouettes take you from running errands and meeting friends to lounging at home. Touted as “an exercise in maximal minimalism,” the brand has been seen on celebs such as Jennifer Lopez, Cindy Crawford and Jennifer Garner, just to name a few. The Warm Core collection features 6 classic colours with two fit styles for the pants. Each garment is lined with brushed cotton fleece, making the winter months bearable and chic. 


The Clinica With a new, zen-inspired Young & Eglinton location, The Clinica is the perfect place for an afternoon of pampering. A decadent treatment menu offers contemporary services from hydrating and skin-boosting facials, power peels, advanced skin tightening, and gentle laser to botox, filler and PRP. No matter what you choose from their expertly curated offerings, you are sure to emerge serene, rejuvenated and glowing. 


4-Piece Philosophy Iconic Fan Favorites Mini Set Looking for a little at-home pampering? The highly sought-after brand, Philosophy, just launched its Iconic Fan-Favorites Mini Set at Shoppers Drug Mart. Take your self-care game up a notch with their best-selling Purity Made Simple one-step Facial Cleanser. Or if soothing baths are on your self-care list, luxuriate in their delicious Fresh Cream bubble bath, which can also double as shampoo and shower gel for the days when you’re on the go.  


Grand Bizarre Sushi Bar + Grill If you’ve been feeling a little ho-hum this holiday season about the Toronto food scene, Grand Bizarre Sushi Bar + Grill has arrived to infuse new life into the city’s culinary landscape. A reimagined dining experience from Grande Bizarre–Toronto’s largest beach club–and well-known restaurateur Tak Tien blends traditional Japanese fare with a sophisticated and modern atmosphere. If you’re looking for a nightcap after your delicious meal, the space transforms into a chic and intimate lounge at dusk. The perfect city escape for a solo night out, date night or a group affair.