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"The Weekly Review" is a roundup of the latest looks, trends and products they're loving. This week, they share how to style summer's must-have skirts and dress, everything you need to know about eyebrows, how to pull off two summer lip trends, and more! Check back each week for more reviews from the HuffPost Canada Style Contributors.
Button-up jean skirt (3 ways)
Fashion. Food. Flair.
Tee, Fashion. Food. Flair.: "It seems like '90s babies (including myself) are being spoiled this summer with comebacks from their childhood. But the best part about this comeback has, by far, been the fashion. Chokers are hotter then ever, flared trousers are a fashion favourite, and button-up jeans skirts? Well, your summer wardrobe isn't quite complete without one." Tee shows us three ways to style a button-up jean skirt, here.
Shoppers beach essentials
Kayla, Short Presents: "Truth be told, I can't walk into Shoppers Drug Mart and just get one thing. I mean, I could go in there for a pack of gum, and boom! Somehow I spent an hour just nosing around." Kayla shares Shoppers beach essentials, here.
Pretty in pleats
Allure Of Simplicity
Aney, Allure Of Simplicity: "This dress caught my eyes not only because of the colour, but also because of the details. The billowing layered top, silky pleats and curved hem makes this dress unique." Find out more about Aney's dress, here.
Summer lipstick trends
Henna, Canadian Beauty: "This summer there are two brand new lipstick trends — jump on them now and they'll take you into the fall season too." Henna talks about how to pull off the '90s dark lip trend and the metallic lip trend, here.
Smart Glamour shorts
Amanda, Latest Wrinkle: "I am in love with these floral high-waisted shorts, and they are only $40 (for handmade shorts, that's pretty amazing!). These shorts are available in eight different colors and prints." Amanda writes more about why she loves Smart Glamour, here.
High waist split skirt
Sophie, Smitten Sophie: "I recently found this gorgeous grey structured skirt, and fell head over heels in love with the shape and the high slit that's perfect to look chic and sexy in summer." Find out more about Sophie's look, here.
Everything you need to know about brows
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Caroline, Style On The Side: "Great brows complete a face; they frame your eyes and add an individual touch to your look. When brows are non-existent, it's as if your look isn't quite complete." Caroline explains how to shape and fill your brows, here.
How to make and style a bodycon dress
In the video above, With Wendy shows us how to make a bodycon dress, as well as how to style it three ways.
Avon Anew Clean Skincare
Kaitlyn Elisabeth Beauty
Kaitlyn, Kaitlyn Elisabeth Beauty: The Anew Clean line is formulated for all skin types, and features different cleansers and a toner. I tried out the Micellar Cleansing Water, Revitalizing Toner and Facial Cleansing Wipes for the past couple of weeks." Read Kaitlyn's full review of Avon's Anew Clean skincare products, here.
How to style a waist coat
Kristin, Kouture Kitten: "I know what you're thinking, it's really hot and I'm out here wearing all black. But the poetic, painter, classical musician in me can't help it. I think my all-black obsession is about to turn up." Find out more about Kristin's look, here.