Category: Beauty

Beauty doesn’t have to be wasteful: Sustainable Switches for 2020

We’ve all heard “don’t judge a book by its cover,” but what about beauty products? Beauty is an $8.1 billion global industry, and with it comes a lot of plastic and packaging. Shower products, soaps, skincare bottles, sheet masks, makeup…

Show some love to the skin you’re in this V-day

It may be Valentines Day here in Canada but it’s still winter, which means for most of us, we are battling dry, damaged skin, that it unless you have the right products to keep your skin nourished and looking it’s…

At home chrome gel manicure – a how to guide

I’ve always been someone who loved doing her own nails.  I owned a veritable rainbow of nail polish colors all of my life, starting in my teen years from my days of roaming the aisle’s of FX on Queen street…

The Fragrance Shop; Christmas gifts that make scents

Given the number of conversations I’ve had recently with people who smugly claim to have finished their Christmas shopping already, this article is landing a few weeks late for many people. For those of us who are yet to make…

Ruffians Relauched

Ruffians recently released their brand new professional salon grade styling and grooming range at a breakfast in their flagship Covent Garden salon. I was lucky enough to be invited along to the launch for coffee and mimosas, where one of…

The Secret Behind K-Beauty: Why You Need to Try This Trend

First came the sheet masks that were ridiculously cheap and surprisingly effective. Then came the adorable little cushion compacts for foundation and blush. After that, the all-in-one BB and CC creams were everywhere. And let’s not forget about glass skin,…

Celebrating the Canadian beauty industry at the Contessa Awards

Last night the Canadian beauty industry held its glitziest and most glamorous event, the Contessa Awards presented by Salon Magazine. Now in their 31st year, the Contessas are the ultimate celebration of talent in the Canadian beauty industry.  Hairstylists, makeup…

The Dry Shampoo Diaries

I have a confession to make; about 90% of the time, I am held together by a delicately balanced combination of caffeine, cannabis, and dry shampoo. Photo by Alex Holyoake on Unsplash Dry Shampoo a product that I have come…