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Chinook Centre

50 Perfect Presents In Our One-Stop Christmas Gift Guide


Something for everyone at a one-stop location! Photo: Jason Dziver

Something for everyone at a one-stop location! Photo: Jason Dziver

While Christmas shopping is a passion for some, it’s a chore for others. We’ll bet you’re into getting it done easily and quickly, whichever type of gift-giver you are. With expedience and your pre-Xmas peace of mind in mind, Where Calgary visited Chinook Centre, a short drive south of the city’s downtown, carefully selecting suitably sweet somethings for everyone on your list.

Chinook Centre, 6455 Macleod Trail SW, 403-259-2022, www.chinookcentre.com Maps and Reviews

Hot Shopping: Skoah’s Sun-Safe Skincare

The Skoah store in Kensington

With Calgary the arrival of Southern Alberta’s famously big blue summer skies and temperatures hovering around 30°C, protecting skin against the sun is especially important.

Skoah’s Sunscreen SPF 45

Skoah skincare carries several sun-safe products for summer 2012, including a non-comedogenic SPF 45 Sunscreen, a light moisturizer which helps prevent clogged pores.

Face Skotion uses cucumber extracts as a non-oily hydrating moisturizer and offers SPF 30 protection.

Lip balms and skin lotions with SPF protection are also available.

Skoah also offers a novel membership program for customers, which includes regular facials and customized skincare regimes. Memberships are available on a monthly and annual basis.

Established in Vancouver, Skoah skincare has two Calgary locations in Kensington and in Chinook Centre.