BE­CAUSE EV­ERY PROD­UCT CAN BE BE­SPOKE

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THE MOIS­TUR­IZER

Blend and Boost is the Goldilocks of mois­tur­iz­ers. There are five op­tions for a cream base and a boat­load of so-called boost­ers: a black­cur­rant–bal­loon vine blend is said to nour­ish sen­si­tive skin, for ex­am­ple, while pep­tides re­duce red­ness. $200. Blen­dand­boost.com.

THE CLAY MASK

At Sub­tle Green, users choose a base—ac­ti­vated char­coal–Brazil­ian clay for cleans­ing, sea­weed– French clay for hy­drat­ing, and so on—then add vi­ta­min or an­tiox­i­dant in­fu­sions. Fi­nally, they pick from scents like rose, jas­mine or honey­suckle. $93. Subtle­green.com.

THE SERUM

Prov­ince apothe­cary cus­tomers an­swer a glut of ques­tions about their prob­lem ar­eas, sun ex­po­sure, even men­strual cy­cles, then leave with a face serum made from es­sen­tial oils like rose­hip, sea buck­thorn and pome­gran­ate. $146. 1518 Dun­das St. W., 647-479-4854.

THE HAIR CURE

The Func­tion of Beauty team in­cludes two MIT engi­neers who deal in be­spoke hair cures. A cus­tomer with fine, curly hair seek­ing anti-frizz and shine, for ex­am­ple, might get prod­ucts in­fused with acai oil, co­conut and tamarind ex­tract. $49. Func­tionof­beauty.com.

THE PER­FUME

The cultish brand Le Labo, beloved by Gwyneth Pal­trow and Justin Bieber, will cre­ate a cus­tom per­fume on-site, blend­ing scents like San­tal 33 (musk, iris, car­damom, vi­o­let) and Thé Noir 29 (berg­amot, fig, bay leaf and cedar). $205. 876 Queen St. W., 416-531-3129.

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