Beauty And Fashion Reviews From HuffPost Canada's Style Contributors

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We trust the HuffPost Canada Style Contributors — beauty and fashion gurus from coast to coast, to translate Canadian and international trends. That hot new beauty collection? They tested and reviewed it before it hit shelves. The latest "it" item was hanging in their closets long before the buzz.

"The Weekly Review" is a roundup of the latest looks, trends and products they're loving. This week, they share how to make an adorable mini backpack, their Dollarama makeup finds, tips for youthful looking skin, and more! Check back each week for more reviews from the HuffPost Canada Style Contributors.

  • WATCH: How to make a mini backpack
    In the video above, With Wendy shows us how to make an adorable Fjällräven Kånken- style backpack.
  • BEAUTY: The best methods for skin tightening
    Chantal McCulligh
    Chantal, Chantal McCulligh: "Are you wondering which method of skin tightening will work best for you? If so, you are in good company. Many people with wrinkles or sagging skin are wondering the same thing. So, what's the answer?" Find out, here.
  • FASHION: Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 illustration
    Anya Dee
    Marcus, Draw A Dot.: "This illustration is inspired by the September issue of Vogue. In this piece, Kendall Jenner is wearing a dress from the Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 collection. I like illustrator Anya Dee's style, and this piece really shows the elegant side of the supermodel." Check out more fashion illustrations, here.
  • WATCH: Dollarama Makeup Haul
    Samantha Jane raided the beauty section at Dollarama, and she's sharing her favourite finds in the video above.
  • REVIEW: The top looks from TOM
    Che Rosales
    Stephen-Thomas, STM: "Adding extra heat to our city, Toronto Men's Fashion Week was held last week and showcased some of the best menswear designers Canada has to offer. Each season, these talented creators inspire us with their skill and vision. After carefully organizing and reviewing each runway look, I have selected my top three picks per category." Check out Stephen-Thomas' top TOM picks, here.
  • OOTD: Velvet jumpsuit
    Kouture Kitten
    Kristina, Kouture Kitten: "I'm into jumpsuits this summer. I got this velvet jumpsuit from Forever 21, because it was so visually appealing to me." Find out more about Kristina's look, here.
  • BEAUTY: How to get gorgeous lashes
    Sacha DeVoretz
    Sacha, Sacha DeVoretz: "I love long lashes. They are probably my favourite beauty staple. You can wear big, gorgeous dramatic lashes, or simple lashes that accentuate your eye shape." Sacha shares everything you need to know about false lashes, here.
  • STYLE: How to style an oversized T-shirt
    Raymond Hall via Getty Images
    Caroline, Style On The Side: "What happens to all of those oversized tees that you have lying around and don't know what to do with? Some should probably be donated, but others are totally wearable. Here's how to style them."
  • WATCH: August makeup must-haves
    Kaitlyn, Kaitlyn Elisabeth Beauty: "I can't believe that it is the end of August already! See what products I've been loving for the past month."
  • REVIEW: Make Up For Ever Water Blend Foundation
    Short Presents
    Kayla, Short Presents: "In terms of beauty trends, dewy glowing skin is definitely in. But when you're adding a lot of water or moisture, how do you get coverage at the same time? Make Up For Ever recently launched their newest foundation, Water Blend, that promises to provide the best of both worlds." Find out how it holds up, here.
  • OOTD: knit top + wrap skirt
    Allure Of Simplicity
    Aney, Allure Of Simplicity: "As depressing as it sounds, the end of summer is near, which is why the weather has been cooling down. On a brighter note, I can now live in this wrap skirt again and finally sport this Wilfred number." Find out more about Aney's look, here.
  • REVIEW: Elabloom Exfoliating Body Scrub
    Canadian Beauty
    Henna, Canadian Beauty: "I love discovering new beauty brands, and my latest find is Elabloom, a Canadian company that believes in making affordable but quality and safe cosmetics. The product that won me over was their Exfoliating Body Scrub." Read Henna's full review, here.
  • OOTD: Kate Midington skirt
    Amanda, Latest Wrinkle: "The Kate Midington skirt from Society+ is everything I love: midi skirt, bold colour and POCKETS! But most of all, it gives me life because of its twirling abilities!" Follow Amanda at @amandamonty for more style inspiration.

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