A Guide to Contour & Bronzer

Bronze it up Contrary to what many believe, bronzer is not necessarily a no-no when it comes to winter beauty. Choosing a bronzer just a couple of shades darker than your skin tone, will result in a subtle healthy glow. Where to place it? Always think of bronzing products as a bit of a “sun cheat.” […]

Headaches: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Everything you need to know about headaches Most people are familiar with the debilitating and sometimes crippling pain of a headache. Whether you are a chronic headache sufferer or you experience them only occasionally, the discomfort can affect your quality of life. In fact, headaches are the most common form of pain and are one […]

How to Bridge the Generational Gap

5 tips to survive and thrive while caring for two generations at once I don’t like the term sandwich generation. It makes us sound like we are “stuck” in between our parents and our kids. The reality is that so many people would give anything to still have their parents in their lives, so if […]

4 Ways to Take Your Hair From Day to Night

4 great looks that take you from day to night in style Here are four helpful tips and great looks to get you ready for your events in record time! Why are there never enough hours in the day? We’re always running from work meetings to dinner with friends and the barely-there hours seem fewer and […]

Eclectic, Exciting Amsterdam Travel Ideas

The Dutch capital delights with great hotels, rich history and world-class cuisine WHERE TO STAY Amsterdam is a beautiful city with an exciting variety of places to stay. Your hotel room can be created from just about anything: from a boat house to a crane. We chose The Pulitzer hotel, a collection of 25 canal […]

Protect Your Hair From Summer Sizzle

Keep your locks silky smooth with these stylists’ secrets Heat, humidity, UV rays, chlorine and salt water are just a few of the things that can wreak havoc on your hair throughout the summer months and can quickly take your silky-smooth locks from fab to drab. These tips and tricks will keep your hair happy […]

Spring/Summer 2019 90’s Comeback: Retro Trends Rule

90’s looks and fashionable favourites get a fresh spin for spring, by Brian Jarvis. Slicked Back Let’s dive right in with a trend we’ve seen pop up here and there over the last two years. Fresh-out-the-pool, slicked-back hair is making a big splash in 2019! Balmain, Burberry, Victoria Beckham, House of Holland, Tory Burch and […]

Corduroy Comeback: How to Style Corduroy

By:Lynda Castonguay There has been a resurgence of interest in corduroy lately and as the younglings would say, I am here for it. You would be hard pressed to find someone, except maybe the younglings I just mentioned, for whom corduroy does not conjure up images of the 70’s, or that one professor who hasn’t […]

10 Tips to Turn Your New Year’s Resolutions Into Reality

The clock has struck midnight and the new year has begun! With eyes of hopefulness, many have written out their New Year resolutions and are on their way for success. But, how long do these resolutions last? Dr. Alok Trivedi, a human behavior and psychological performance expert offers up 10 tips for turning your New Years resolutions […]

Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Looking for some last minute gift ideas? I can help! I’ve rounded up my Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for 2018.  By: Jaclyn Harper First up, the Parlux Aylon Hair Dryer. Who doesn’t love the look of a professional blow dry? Well now you can gift superior performance at home. The Aylon uses air ionizer tech ionic […]

The Importance of Friendships Post Baby

Life post baby comes with so many changes, its hard to keep track. Every day brings about new challenges, questions, and adventures. A new parent is trying to navigate their way through this new stage in their lives while at the same time attempting to juggle all the things that existed pre-baby (their relationship with […]

How To Shut Down Negative Self-Talk

Ever noticed that it’s a lot easier to be loving, compassionate, and forgiving with others than it is with ourselves? Sometimes we all fall to that little voice inside of us. It’s all too easy to listen to that inner dialogue that is often as nasty as a social media troll. It’s that voice that […]

Vitalize Evening!

We’re just one month away from our 2nd annual Vitalize Evening! Enjoy cocktails and hors d’ouvres as we entertain and educate our party attendees about current trends in beauty, health, fashion, and wellness. Make sure to grab your tickets here ! As well, be sure to check out our amazing prizes under Contests !  

How To Work With Your Unruly Curls

Have you spent many frustrated years trying to tame your curls to no avail? Well, through a lot of trials and tribulations, I have found some of the best, low maintenance ways to wear natural curls and simultaneously avoid looking like a mad scientist. Keep reading for some awesome tips for how to work with […]

How to Decorate a Rental Like it’s Your Own!

How to Decorate a Rental Like it’s Your Own! By:Lisa Canning We sold our house earlier this year and we’ve spent the last four months unpacking boxes, and decorating our rental property. I am so pleased with the balance we struck in terms of making this space truly feel like our own, making it functional […]

How to Find Wedding Gown Bliss

I was once at a wedding where the bride had changed her gown four times throughout the evening. That evening’s gorgeous wardrobe change was like having front row seats at Vogue Fashion Week. When I asked her why the many gowns, she replied, “I just had to – I loved them all and couldn’t make […]

UPDATE: The Art of Banksy Continues Until Labour Day!

UPDATE! For anyone who loved the Art of Banksy so much, or for those who have some serious fear of missing out- not to worry! The Art of Banksy Exhibit in Downtown Toronto will continue to keep its doors open until Labour Day (September 2nd, 2018)! With a total of 80 original works featured, The Art of […]

How to Keep Children Entertained at Your Wedding

You’ve heard so much about these beautiful invitations that you can hardly wait to see them for yourself. It’s arrived. You excitedly remove it from its envelope, unfold its delicate lace paper and you begin to read…. Mr. John Smith and Ms. Jane Doe request your presence as they celebrate the next steps of their […]

5 fab places to enjoy ice cream in Toronto!

Ice cream lovers rejoice! Foodies are always spoiled for choice in Toronto, but this summer, ice cream is trending hard. From sky-high swirled cones, covered in candy floss, to handmade flavours wedged between homemade cookies, to ice cream tacos as big as your head, right now, we all scream for ice cream! Red Bean Waffle […]

FREE Doughnuts at Krispy Kreme! National Doughnut Day

Working on that summer body? Too bad!! Krispy Kreme is handing out free doughnuts to anyone who comes into their store today (June 1st, 2018)! In celebration of National Doughnut Day, all seven Canadian Krispy Kreme locations are participating in the event. Each person who comes into the store gets ONE free doughnut and no, […]

Sexual Harassment in the News Room & Why Lara Setrakian has had Enough

Co-Founder of Press Forward, Lara Setrakian sparks continued conversation on news room culture and etiquette. Setrakian is working in hopes to open people eyes to the media industries influx of sexual assault allegations. Including her own experience in sexual harassment, Setrakian mentions fellow journalist, Mark Halperin, during her experience at ABC News. “Fixing Newsroom Culture: A […]

Things to do in Toronto This Holiday Season

What To Do in Toronto This 2017 Holiday Season

Roaring Twenties Christmas Step back in time and experience a 1920s Christmas on your guided tour of Spadina Museum. In the warmth of the kitchen, enjoy holiday treats made from original recipes while sipping cups of mulled cider. Saturdays, November 21 – January 7, Spadina Museum, 285 Spadina Rd, toronto.ca/spadina The Tenors Bring Harmony to […]

Cheryl Hickey

Meet ET Canada Host Cheryl Hickey

To say Cheryl Hickey has an exciting schedule—as nightly host on ET Canada, a busy mother of young kids, and an entrepreneur—isn’t the half of it. If the sparkling smile and engaging demeanor you see on TV and in our cover story make you feel like she’s having the time of her life, well, she […]

Why Women Should Lift Heavy Weights

Most women today still believe the myth that they will look like ‘a muscle chick’ if they lift weights heavier then 10lbs. I’m here to tell you that if your goal is fat loss, then you need to ditch the high rep, light-weight workouts. If your goal is to be a lean, mean—fitness machine, you […]

Global Announces 2017 Fall Premiere Dates

Building off of last year’s most successful fall season in a decade, Global welcomes a fresh crop of laugh-out-loud comedies and emotionally-charged dramas delivering exceptional programming with established brands, powerful storytelling, and big stars. Featuring Hollywood heavyweights including Jeremy Piven (Wisdom of the Crowd), Edie Falco (Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders), David […]

Events In Toronto

What T.O. Do in Toronto this Summer

Vitalize Magazine highlights some amazing events in Toronto this summer, so check them out. By Janelle Watkins Events In Toronto The AGO’s Georgia O’Keeffe Exhibition This summer, the AGO presents a major retrospective of Georgia O’Keeffe’s works in the exhibition’s only North American stop. Spanning her entire career, it is the largest and most significant […]

Events In Toronto

What’s Happening in Toronto This Weekend: July 28 – 30

There is never a shortage of events in Toronto. As with any summer weekend in Toronto, there is always a lot to see and do the weekend of July 28 to 30, 2017. Vitalize Magazine’s List Of Events In Toronto WayHome Music Festival The WayHome Music Festival is lauded as one of the most popular […]

Toronto This Weekend

What’s Happening in Toronto This Weekend July 7-9 2017

From Ed Sheeran to Food and Film Festivals, there is never a shortage of things to do in Toronto this weekend. This weekend, the City of Toronto is celebrating culinary delights, amazing music and your chance to grab a blanket and catch a flick in the Pits! Toronto This Weekend Beaches International Jazz Festival From July 7-July 30, […]

Canada Day Party

Plan the Perfect Canada Day Party to Celebrate Canada 150

With Canada Day just around the corner many are wondering how to plan the perfect Canada Day party! From decorations to music, we’ve got the Canada Day essentials covered. Canada Day Party Essentials Red and White Decorations You just can’t have a Canada Day celebration without the red and white! While that does seem like […]

Toronto Events this Weekend

Things to do in Toronto June 30- July 2, 2017

Happy 150 Canada!   Canada’s Birthday couldn’t have fallen on a better day and there is no better place to be (aside from Ottawa of course) than in Toronto to enjoy live entertainment, celebrations, and of course fireworks! Want to know what’s going on for Canada Day across Canada? Read about Canada 150 Celebrations across the […]

Toronto Style

CF Toronto Eaton Centre Challenges Torontonians to Step up and Show Their ‘Reflections of Toronto Style’

Campaign showcases CF Toronto Eaton Centre’s New Toronto Style Ambassador Lainey Lui leading the “rally cry”  Attention Torontonians, this is your rallying cry. It’s time to show the world your “Reflections of Toronto Style.” Kicking off the start of a new fashion season, CF Toronto Eaton Centre (CF TEC) is thrilled to unveil the launch of […]

Toronto Events

What’s Happening in Toronto This Weekend?  June 22-25

If you think construction is slowing you down in Toronto, this weekend is going to be gangbusters with the incredible lineup of festivals in the city this weekend! Pride Toronto Expect over a million people in town this weekend Torontonians!  Pride Festival weekend begins tomorrow with the Trans March, followed by the Dyke March on […]

Fall for Dance North

Fall for Dance North Third Annual Festival Toronto

Join the Fall For Dance North (FFDN) third annual festival for their dynamic lineup of performances. The festival will be taking place over three nights at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts from October 4 to 6, 2017. The festival will be brining together the very best of Canadian dance teams, consisting of 10 […]

Invictus games Toronto

Tickets on Sale for Prince Harry’s Invictus Games Toronto 2017

Opening Ceremony lineup for the Invictus Games Toronto to include Alessia Cara, Sarah McLachlan, La Bottine Souriante, The Tenors and more. The Invictus Games Toronto 2017 Organizing Committee just announced the launch of ticket sales for the fast-approaching multi-sport event. The Invictus Games, presented by Jaguar Land Rover, will be hosted in venues across Toronto […]

Dad bods

Gut Check: Dad Bods Are ‘In’ And More Than Two-Thirds Of Women Agree

In Celebration of Father’s Day, Planet Fitness Shares How Dads – and Others – See the Softer Side of Fatherhood with Dad Bods. This Father’s Day, Planet Fitness, Inc. celebrates dads of every shape and size by revealing what people really think about that ultimate badge of fatherhood, the “dad bod.” Why Dad Bods? Based […]

Mind Over Matter

Mind Over Matter- Heal your Mind and Heal your Body

Mind over matter. What does it really mean? We’ve all heard the old adage and many of us think that we have mastered this concept of controlling our minds to overcome any fears we may have or any physical feats we may feel challenged to achieve. Although this may be very true, I believe that […]

Cottage Fashion

Cottage Fashion Staples for a Fashionable Weekend getaway!

Yes, summer doesn’t officially start until the end of this month but the weather will speak otherwise. Warmer weekends are already upon us and that translates into a cottage weekend getaway for many. Cottage fashion is a must! So you’re only heading away for the weekend but a lot can happen between Friday after work […]

Adrenal Fatigue

10 Stress Free Ways to Overcome Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal Fatigue is no laughing matter. You see, if you’re dealing with stress at work, have an appointment filled schedule, a family that’s always on-the-go, and a never-ending to-do-list – you may end up with a one-way ticket to burnout town. A burnout really isn’t something to take lightly, I know it feels good to […]


Waddle We Do About This Giant Duck In Toronto?

It’s only a cute, giant rubber duck, but yet it’s causing a wave of fury. You see, during Canada Day weekend, the world’s largest rubber duck will cruise into the Toronto harbour and it will certainly be an amazing attraction for people of all ages… And yes that includes us adults. The duck is 61-feet […]

Siren Smart Ring

SIREN Smart Ring Helps Keep You Safe

It may look just like a really cool fashionable ring, but the SIREN Smart ring will do wonders in the horrific event you are being attacked by a criminal predator. You see, a team of inventors out of New York City have just developed SIREN, which is now being hailed as the first wearable alarm […]

New Shoes Transform

New Shoes Transform From Flats to Heels in Seconds- Mime et Moi

A start-up company based in Munich, Germany, has developed a very innovative line of new shoes that will be a woman’s new best friend 24/7. Mime et Moi add comfort and style for any occasion with their interchangeable heels that clip on and off in just seconds. With one click of a little button you […]

Date night

Date Night Ideas for The Best Thursday Date Night Ever

Date nights are essential to keep the spark in any relationship alive! It’s so important to connect and be together once in a while. If you want to keep your relationship strong, it’s great to set a date night. 5 Date Night Ideas for you to try This Thursday Thirsty Thursday Many restaurants and bars […]

basic style tips

Basic Style Tips Everyone Should Know

Even if you aren’t especially fashion savvy, there are some basic style tips out there that can help you avoid fashion faux pas and mix ups. After all, you don’t want to be the one that wakes up in the morning and gets dressed in the dark! You want to be your best you, and […]

fashion trends coming back

5 Fashion Trends Coming Back in 2017

It seems that every 20-30 years, there are fashion trends coming back, so in 2017 we should be looking back into the 80’s and 90’s for some inspiration. It might be time to ask your mom to pull out some old clothes she has lying around and hopefully you’ll come across a few of these […]

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 […]

What Is EVLT?

  EVLT (or EndoVenous Laser Ablation Treatment) is a non-invasive surgical procedure that uses heat energy from a laser source to prevent the abnormal, backward movement of blood in superficial veins that gives rise to large caliber varicosities. The procedure is done using local anaesthesia and the only surgical incision is usually one 2 mm […]

Canadian Art and Fashion Awards 2017

Canadian Art and Fashion Awards 2017

Vitalize magazine was invited to the CAFA (Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards) 2017 Gala this past weekend (April 7, 2017).  It was a fantastic event showcasing the Best and Brightest Talents in Canadian Fashion! We saw lots of friends and Vitalize contributors while mingling with some of Canada’s Fashion Elite including Wayne Clark, Coco Rocha, […]

Win an Eco-Friendly Premium Gurugrid Yoga Mat

Vitalize Magazine wants you to try out the Gurugrid Yoga Mat!  Between April 10th, 2017 to May 11th, 2017, here’s your chance to win the Eco-Friendly Premium Gurugrid, valued at $98.00! The Gurugrid is printed with a pattern of lines, circles, and numbers that allows yogis of any height, age, and experience, to properly place […]

Toronto Events Spring 2017

There are many Toronto Events to choose from this Spring in the GTA. Make sure you check them out. Toronto Events Catch the Toronto Blue Jays home opener against the Milwaukee Brewers at The Rogers Centre. April 11, toronto.bluejays.mlb.com  Love music? Be sure to check out the Canadian Music Week festival, with over 800 bands […]

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 […]

Canada Turns 150 Events in Toronto

Canada Turns 150 Toronto Events

Canada Turns 150 which marks 150 years of Confederation in 2017.  Toronto and surrounding areas are planning a blowout year of anniversary festivities. From city spectacles to rustic Canadiana, Toronto is the place to discover all the best our nation has to offer. Here’s what’s happening in Toronto.  Check back often for future updates! MUSIC AS CANADA TURNS […]

Therapeutic Touch Awareness Week is May 1-7, 2017.

The Therapeutic Touch Network of Ontario (TTNO) presents CARE 150, a province-wide initiative in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday to promote Therapeutic Touch. The inaugural Therapeutic Touch Awareness Week runs from May 1-7, 2017 and features more than 50 events throughout Ontario and additional events across the country in association with Therapeutic Touch Networks of […]