Eyebrows 101 And What You Need To Know

Eyebrows 101: Tips to Achieving the Classic American Brow

The Classic American Brow is popular and here are tips you need to know to have them. After experiencing many waxing, threading and tweezing nightmares at the hands of others throughout my teens and early twenties, I committed to being the only one to do my own brows from then on.  After the last mishap, […]

Chemical Free Sunscreen

Chemical-Free Sunscreens

What you need to know when choosing physical barrier or mineral-based sunscreen for safe, long-lasting protection and a beauty boost too! By Justine Tayl0r There are all sorts of sunscreens on the market. Going without sunscreen is not up for debate — we wear it all day, every day. It’s a no brainer. But what […]

Latisse

I Tried Out Latisse and the Results May Surprise You

Latisse is an FDA approved stimulant for the growth of eyelashes. Claiming to help with thickness, darkness and length of lashes, many are left wondering; does this product really work? I decided to put Latisse to the test to see if it would help with my blonde, short lashes. The short answer is YES it […]

Makeup Shopping

Makeup Shopping: When to Save and When to Spend

Heading out to do your makeup shopping at a makeup counter or speciality beauty store can be a wonderful yet overwhelming experience.  Everything you could want plus products you didn’t even know existed are there together under one roof, begging you to take them home.  It is way too easy to break the bank, but […]

Bridal Makeup

5 Tips to Make Sure Your Bridal Makeup Will Last All Day

If you are getting married soon, then chances are you are asking yourself all sorts of important questions to get ready for the big day. Yes, you want everything to go according to plan and this includes your bridal makeup. Sure, preparing for your wedding day is both exciting and stressful, but when it comes […]

Nail Salons

The Dirt On Nail Salons- What to Look out for When Choosing a Nail Salon

We have all heard horror stories about inexpensive nail salons spreading diseases with unsanitary practices, but sometimes a high-end spa experience just isn’t in the budget.  When it comes to mani/pedis, do big bucks always equate to better service?  Not necessarily. There are a few key things to look for when choosing a nail salon […]

Makeup Mistakes

Makeup Mistakes I Made Growing Up

We’ve all done it: introducing yourself to makeup and having absolutely no idea where to start! Looking back at your old high school pictures and wondering why your mom let you out of the house looking that way is beyond you. Talk about Makeup Mistakes. Thankfully for you, I’m going to list my top 5 […]

Makeup Trends

5 Makeup Trends Making a Comeback

It usually happens, trends come and go. Sometimes, they come back, and go again. You never really know when something is going to come back in style. Remember your mom’s old bell bottoms? I do. The same goes for Makeup Trends. There are some that have come back, some that we miss and some that […]

makeup

Day to Night Makeup: How to Transform Your Makeup from Day to Night

Whether your boss commits you to a last-minute dinner with clients or your friends call for an impromptu girls’ night out, you can take your makeup from day to night in as little as 5 minutes and with minimal effort (and product). Try one tip or combine them all to transform your look with time […]

nail art trends

Top 10 Spring Nail Art Trends of 2017

Freshly manicured nails can make all the difference in how you look and feel this spring. Nail art trends have come a long way lately and there are so many different designs to choose from. The trends can range from attention grabbing to subtle changes, pops of colour to intricate designs, and everything in between. […]

Nail Tips

Basic Nail Tips Every Woman Should Know

If you’re a woman who loves to have the sleek and beautiful look of having your nails done, but don’t have the money to break the bank every week, learning a few nail tips can be essential. Doing your own nails doesn’t have to be as difficult as it seems and once you learn some […]

Smokey eyes

Smokey Eyes- 6 Steps to Smokey Eye Success

Smokey eyes can be applied with a light touch to be worn in the AM or darkened for the evening. Any colour can be incorporated into a smoky eye, and what makes the look is the deeply hued eye shadow or eye liner that surrounds both upper and lower lash lines. How to Achieve Smokey Eyes […]

Fuller Lips

Plumping Your Lips – Fuller Lips Without The Syringe

We all love the look and feel of fuller lips. Whether your lips are on the thin side or aging has begun to take effect, everyone is (at some point) looking for a solution. Why not try a natural, inexpensive treatment that you can do yourself in the comfort of your own home? Step 1:    Moisten your […]

New and Noteworthy Products You Will Love

Time to Trail Blaze TNT, the trailblazing Pierre DeRoche men’s watch, finds its place on travellers’ wrists this year with a Greenwich Mean Time display combined with a power-reserve indicator. The iconic titanium and steel case has a deliberately classical touch by adopting an opaque dial: a first for a TNT! A limited series is […]

Manscaping 101 – Your Manscaping Questions Answered

Whether it’s a quick brow wax or a full “Brozilian,” manscaping is having its moment There was a time when men would never enter a spa, but today, male grooming is a booming business that grows every year. The spa industry has taken note and has adapted to meet the needs of its male clientele. […]

Exfoliating

The Importance of Exfoliating

I know, I know, exfoliating is the facial equivalent to flossing as far as necessity versus follow through goes.  We’re all aware that we should be exercising these treatments regularly, but push the very thought out of our minds to avoid yet another thing to do that day, only tackling it when the surface of your skin becomes a big problem. Why […]

Cruelty Free Skincare

Cruelty Free Skincare – 8 Effective Skin Care Products that Care

Effective skin care that cares for you and the world you live in. These products are cruelty free, never tested on animals and many offer other great properties including vegan, botanically derived formulas and eco-friendly sourcing. 8 Cruelty Free Skin Care Products Miracle 10: Spot Solution Spot Solution combines powerful, effective anti-bacterial acids, vitamins and […]

Applying Foundation

Applying Foundation Flawlessly

First things first – you simply can’t achieve a smooth application of foundation, if you are not exfoliating your skin on a regular basis (2-3 times per week) Ok.  Let’s go! Foundation Steps STEP 1  Since you’ve cleansed and moisturized your face the evening before, (right?) you’re ready to go. Add a touch of your moisturizer or […]

Skip into Spring with These Exciting Makeup Trends!

Spring is an ideal time to switch up your makeup with new pops of colour. Looking for inspiration? The runways were alive with everything from bright colours to gothic lips. If you want to try out new shades and techniques, here are some hot trends we’re seeing this spring. Bronze is beautiful  Dewy bronzed skin […]

Beauty Trends

Top 4 Beauty Trends of 2017

Beauty trends come and go but these ones are rising in popularity as we speak. Let’s take a look at what they are and what we think of them. Beauty Trends Microblading With the ever growing popularity of fuller eyebrows, women are lining up for this semi permanent fix for the otherwise barely there brow. […]

Skin Care Tips for Spring

Skin care and maintenance should be an integral part of your routine year-round.  But after grey and dull winter months, we need to give our skin extra attention to restore the luminosity and radiance it is begging for. Here are the staples to look your best heading into spring. Sun protection Sunscreen should be part […]

The 5 Hottest Looks For Your Hair

Wet n’ wild and other must-try hair trends this spring Wet n’ wild One of the season’s hottest trends is the shiny, wet look! We saw a bit of this sprinkled here and there in 2016, but slicked-back, wet-looking hair was probably the biggest trend on the 2017 spring runways, showing up on over seven […]