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A guide to waterproofing your life on rainy days

Tuesday, April 5th 2022, 9:00 am - Wet days are a given during springtime in Canada. Our Product Specialists have you covered with a list of 20 small, packable waterproof gadgets from Amazon that will see you through seasonal showers.

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Yaroslav Shuraev, Pexels, dog walk in the rain

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From emergency ponchos to doggy umbrellas and everything in between, these products will help you weather the rain this spring…

1. Nite Ize Runoff Waterproof Wallet

Amazon, Nite Ize Runoff Wallet, CANVA, waterproof

Protect your cash, cards, keys, and small electronics from spring showers with this waterproof wallet, compact enough to fit in your pocket.


2. MoKo Waterproof Phone Pouch Holder (2 Pack)

Amazon, MoKo phone pouch, CANVA, waterproof

When the forecast has a chance of rain, stash your phone in this water-resistant case and wear it around your neck with the comfortable lanyard provided. It's practical to wear paddleboarding too!


3. Dorcy Waterproof Battery Powered Floating LED Flashlight

Amazon, Darcy Flashlight, CANVA, waterproof

This durable flashlight is not only waterproof, it actually floats, making it perfect for swimming, boating, fishing, and other water-based activities.


4. The Body Shop Detangling Comb

Amazon, The Body Shop comb, CANVA, waterproof

Effortlessly detangle your damp hair with this wide-toothed comb next time you get caught in a rainstorm.


5. Re+spire, 1x Supercharged Anti-fog Wipe for Glasses

Amazon, Anti-fog wipes, CANVA, waterproof

Use these anti-fog wipes on your glasses, sunglasses, or goggles so you can see clearly after precipitation strikes.


6. L’Oreal Paris Voluminous Lash Paradise Waterproof Mascara, Blackest Black

Amazon, L'Oreal mascara, CANVA, waterproof

You won’t bat an eyelash during a downpour with this no-clump, no-smudge waterproof mascara!


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7. LifeProof FRE SERIES Waterproof Case for iPhone 12 - Black

Amazon, iPhone Case, CANVA, waterproof

A good case goes a long way. With uncertain weather in the months ahead, this one will protect your iPhone 12 from early spring snow and seasonal rain.


8. Eonfine Waterproof Case for Samsung Galaxy S21

Amazon, Samsung case, CANVA, waterproof

For Samsung users, this Galaxy S21 case has been tested underwater at around seven metres for 30 minutes and provides excellent protection for water-based activities or outdoor daily use.


9. Rite in the Rain #125 All-Weather Pocket Top Spiral Notebook

Amazon, Rite as Rain notebook, CANVA, waterproof

Take note! This 100-page book contains weatherproof paper, making it ideal for jotting down your ideas while hiking or playing golf in the rain.


10. totes Automatic Open Close Water-resistant Travel Folding Umbrella

Amazon, totes umbrella, CANVA, waterproof

Carry this signature totes folding umbrella that features NeverWet invisible coating allowing rain to roll off for superior water repellency, durability, and defence against the elements.


11. JBL Endurance Race - Waterproof True Wireless Active Sport Earbuds

Amazon, JBL earbuds, CANVA, waterproof

You won’t miss a beat with these IP67-certified water and dustproof earbuds that you can wear on hikes or while walking the dog around the block when it’s spitting rain.


Amazon, Bose speaker, CANVA, waterproof

Do raindrops keep fallin’ on your head? You can be confident taking your tunes on outdoor adventures, because this speaker is waterproof from the inside out, complete with a carrying strap.


13. Timex Unisex Sport Ironman Essential 30 Watch

Amazon, Timex watch, CANVA, waterproof

With water resistance up to 100 metres and a silicone band, this watch will withstand the test of time in outdoor conditions or even in your swimming pool.


14. M&B Pro-Tex Water and Stain Shoe Protector

Amazon, shoe spray, CANVA, waterproof

Don’t let puddles give you trouble. Protect your shoes and apparel from water damage using this year-round weather spray.


15. RANDY SUN 100% Waterproof Breathable Socks, Unisex

Amazon, socks, CANVA, waterproof

It’s a hop, skip, and a jump through streams, dewy grass, or inclement forecasts with these waterproof socks that will keep your feet cool and dry.


16. Band-Aid Hydrocolloid Bandages Extra Large, Waterproof Adhesive, Hydro Seal Bandages, 3 Bandages

Amazon, Band Aids, CANVA, waterproof

Got an ouchie that’s making you grouchy? The hydro seal bandage blocks out water and stays on for multiple days through wet weather conditions, hand washing, and showers.


17. S.O.L. Survive Outdoors Longer Heat Reflective Poncho

Amazon, Poncho, CANVA, waterproof

The price is right with this packable heat-reflective poncho that will help protect you from weather changes and downpours when you’re out in the elements.


18. Herschel Supply Co. Unisex Seventeen Waist Pack

Amazon, Herschel bag, CANVA, waterproof

This stylish pack is designed in Canada with water-repellent fabric to help you get out the door and on to your next adventure.


19. QUMY Dog Boots Waterproof Shoes for Dogs with Reflective Strips

Amazon, dog boots, CANVA, waterproof

As an Amazon #1 Bestseller, these all-season dog boots will keep your pup pawsitively dry. They're also available in a variety of colours.


20. LESYPET Dog Umbrella with Leash

Amazon, dog umbrella, CANVA, waterproof

This umbrella is perfect for small fair-weathered pups! With a built-in leash hook that attaches to your dog’s collar or harness, your furry friend will stay dry on their springtime walks.


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Our trusted Product Specialists recommend high-quality items that we think will enhance your experience with Canadian weather conditions. Prices and availability of items are accurate at the time of publication and are subject to change.

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