Beauty Ideas

Top Tips For a Perfect Pedicure

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.07.2014 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Recently, I noticed that my toes could use a makeover. When I was at the pool for my weekly swim, I noticed other women having such pretty toes, polish in every shade and colour. In an attempt to have dazzling feet for the summer, I spoke with the regional manager at absolute spa.

Adult Acne: Why It Happens and How To Treat It

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.14.2014 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Junk food, chocolate and fried foods have long been believed to trigger acne. The explanation, as proven by recent studies, is that the high-glycemic load foods like the ones mentioned above aggravate acne by causing internal inflammation and imbalances which can ultimately lead to excess oil production on your skin.

Lupita Breaks the Mold at 'Fairytale' Oscars

Fat in the City | Posted 05.07.2014 | Canada
Fat in the City

The 86th Academy Awards finished with a bang as 12 Years a Slave won best picture -- the unsurpassed, highest accolade of the night. The film, dir...

The Glamorous World of Fibre: 5 Beauty Benefits Of A Fibre-Rich Diet

Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

Antioxidants get a lot of good press (especially when it comes to helping people maintain their youthful good looks), but fibre? Not so much. But this...

How to Care for Your Skin After 40

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 11.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Sacha DeVoretz

Changes in temperature, humidity and how you spend your days will all contribute to a change in how your skin acts. Each individual's skin will need different products at different times of the year (or the week for that matter!), and so you should seek products based on the desired effects rather than general skincare ranges based on your skin type.

What is BB Cream, and Where Can I Get One?

Kelsey Malenchak | Posted 11.28.2012 | Canada Style
Kelsey Malenchak

BB creams gained immense popularity in Asia and over the past summer most of the major brands have launched BB creams in North America. So why the trend? These creams combine benefits of makeup and skincare into one product. Find a BB cream that fits your needs (and budget).

Morning Routines are a Snap With a Stylish Vanity

Kimberley Seldon | Posted 10.24.2012 | Canada Style
Kimberley Seldon

At first blush, a vanity table may seem like an outmoded, though elegant, means of dressing something your grandma used. If you're tired of leaning over the bathroom sink for a view of your face; retrieving your makeup brush from the wet bowl and leaving the house with a toothpaste-stripe across your abdomen, it may be time to reconsider the ease of a dressing table.