Dark Under-Eye Circles: Your Questions Answered

Treatment advancements for dark under-eye circles and tear troughs can brighten up that tired look By Dr. Fred Weksberg, MD, FRCP. Dark under-eye circles can affect people of all ages, races and genders. But there are helpful treatments and products that can reduce the appearance of dark circles. Here are some frequently asked questions about […]

The Ultimate Guide to Permanent Makeup

How to get away with wearing no makeup this summer, by Nicole Sweetman-Rice. It’s summer time, which means it’s getting hot and our makeup is getting sticky! Wouldn’t it be fantastic to go without any makeup at all? Or even better, have makeup permanently there when you wake up? I went with Real Housewives of […]

This Months Skin Care Favourites for Dry Skin

Contributor Nicole Sweetman-Rice dishes on her favourite skincare products for dry skin this month! Cream Right now I’m really loving the First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream Intense Hydration. The formula is very rich and thick which is great for those days you’re feeling extra dry and need that added moisture. Since the initial release, […]

Beauty Products on Trend for Spring 2019

What’s in store this spring to freshen up your look, by Suzanne McKay. THINK PINK Lightly stained pink lips will be a go-to this spring but, should a punchier pout be more your thing, lay on that lip colour and match the hue on the cheeks to add a lively statement to your complexion. A […]

Three Steps to Stopping Sugar Cravings

Why we crave the sweet stuff and how to avoid it, by Gina Livy. Out of control cravings can quickly sidetrack our best intentions when it comes to weight loss and health goals. Sugar is one of the biggest—and cutting it out is no small feat. Even JLo, who recently did the 10-day no-sugar no-carb […]

Spring Skincare Secrets

Spring has arrived and we’re all breathing a collective sigh of relief. Winter may be gone, but the time to take extra care of our skin never goes away. When the weather changes, so do the needs of our skin and we should pay close attention to exactly what those needs are.  Cleansing and moisturizing […]

Spring Cleaning 2019 Beauty Tips

Declutter your beauty essentials. It’s spring cleaning season and that extends to what’s INSIDE your cupboards too. Your skincare and beauty products work hard to help you look and feel your best. This spring, take an afternoon to declutter, clean and organize these beauty essentials, and give them the care and attention they need to […]

Spring Up and Clean Up!

Founder, Cheryl Hickey Family Brand & Arm Here For You, Host of Entertainment Tonight Canada. Spring is here! For me that means it’s time to shake off the cobwebs and get it together! Now is the time to start new! Pack away those winter blues and pick up a new attitude and new you. OK. […]

Laser Skin Resurfacing: Your Questions Answered

By Dr. Sean Rice, MD, MSC, FRCSC There are many options for laser skin resurfacing that can dramatically improve your skin’s appearance. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions about the procedures and choices available. WHAT DOES L.A.S.E.R. STAND FOR? This is an acronym which stands for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emissions of […]

5 Beauty Must-do’s Before Vacation!

The day is coming close! You’re finally getting ready to pack your bags and leave your day job… at least for a week, that is! It’s vacation time and you’re ready to hit the beach, enjoy the ocean and bask in the sunshine! Personally, when I go on vacation, I love to enjoy my time […]

Harmful Ingredients to Look for in Your Cosmetics!

I don’t know about you, but I find myself often spending hours reading reviews and watching YouTube videos online for new cosmetic products. Is it worth the price? Will it work well with my skin shade or texture? But, never do I truly find myself putting in the time and effort researching for ingredients that could […]

Face Makeup for Hot Summer Days

Covering up skin blemishes in the summer can be tricky! The last thing you want to do when it finally starts getting warm out is t0 layer your face with makeup. Contrary to popular belief, just because you need coverage doesn’t mean you can’t do a light breathable tint or sheer foundation. In fact, the […]

How to Trump Your Hormonal Acne Without Medication

As someone who never really struggled with acne in my teens, I especially figured it was long behind me at twenty-one. WRONG! I had my first experience with acne during my third year of university, and little did I know the toll it was about to take on my self-confidence. At first, I thought it […]

Your Top 10 Spray Tanning Questions Answered

Love the sun-kissed look of a golden tan, but want to protect your skin from the damaging rays of the sun? Airbrush spray tanning may be the perfect solution! Here are some frequently asked questions about this popular procedure. 1.Will I turn orange? The secret to not turning orange is in choosing the correct product, […]

Homemade Beauty Recipes

Must Try Homemade Beauty Recipes

There are many reasons why making homemade beauty recipes, for your daily skin regiment is a wise choice. You may be surprised to hear that your skin is actually the largest organ of your body. It serves many essential functions, such as protection, heat regulation, and absorption. The latter is especially important to think about […]

Skincare

Why You Should Use Customized Products For Your Skin

By Justine Taylor Customized products are now the rave and are great for your skin. Today’s best skincare has advanced well beyond deciding whether you have dry, oily or normal skin and treating it accordingly. A new, research-based movement is afoot that takes a more tailored or personalized approach to your skincare needs. It’s known […]

Top Makeup And Skin Care Tips You Need to Know

Are  you looking for pro makeup trends and skin care tips to look fab this season? If so, you have come to the right place! As the weather changes from balmy to brisk, proper hydration will keep your skin glowing—and prepare you for the fall’s hottest trends of combining flawless minimalism with bold punches of […]

Sexy summer makeup

Sexy Summer Makeup

If you want sexy summer makeup this year, the best accessory is beautiful, sexy skin. This summer, accentuate your inner glow with dewy bronzed skin, flushed cheeks and flirty lids. Here’s what you need to know to get this summer’s hottest looks. Exfoliate, prime and then get glowing with these sexy summer makeup trends Cleanse, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]