Canada Beauty

14 Ways To Get Glowing, Radiant Skin

The Huffington Post Canada | Julianna McDermott | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada Style

It won’t be easy. It will require regular exercise, dietary changes and the strength to make it to the bathroom sink before passing out in last night’s makeup. But it's totally worth it.

Top Tips and Trends for Gel Nail Manicures

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I adore my gel nails, love getting them done and love that there is no drying time. It seems that there are more and more different types of gel nails to choose from. Gel nails are no longer a dusty, harsh process on your nails.

Top Perfume Scents For Spring

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.15.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I love all things that smell pretty. My nose is in everything from lovely soaps, to the latest perfumes. Recently, I was lucky enough to speak with Takasago fragrance house to find out the latest trends for scents this spring.

Hot Spring Trends for Nails and Toes

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.07.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I love pretty nails and toes! With spring here and the weather getting warmer, now is the time to look at the top trends and how to's to care for your manicure and pedicure.

Dove Asks What It Means To Be Blind And Beautiful

AFP/RelaxNews | Posted 05.01.2015 | Canada Living

How do you measure your own beauty when you're blind or visually impaired? This is the question beauty brand Dove asked three Swedish women for the...

6 Tips for Would-Be Beauty Queens From a Former Miss Universe Canada

Riza Santos | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Living
Riza Santos

The competition isn't won on coronation night, or the preliminary. The competition is won in the months of preparation prior. It's won in the hours spent in the gym and in personal development and refinement. Perhaps the most important element of preparation is studying. Knowing what it takes to win and studying those that had won before is where half the battle is won.

It's Time to Embrace Our Individuality and Love the Woman in the Mirror

Betty Ann Heggie | Posted 04.30.2015 | Canada Living
Betty Ann Heggie

We women face unnecessary scrutiny regarding our bodies. Those who weight-shame will often use the excuse that they are just concerned about our health; but rather, it stems from paternal, controlling judgement. We need to love the woman in the mirror, to embrace our individuality and celebrate our unique selves.

How to Create Flawless Skin for a Better Look

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 04.23.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

The best start to any outfit is having flawless skin, but how to achieve it? Recently, I was lucky enough to speak with Lori Taylor Davis, Global Pro Lead Artist at Smashbox. Lori shared with me the top tips that everyone can use to create flawless skin.

More Women Should Call Themselves "Beautiful"

Beverley Golden | Posted 04.23.2015 | Canada Style
Beverley Golden

If we can instill self-confidence and self-love in girls at a young age, perhaps we can turn this distorted view we have of what beauty is around, so that "beautiful," will be the norm for everyone, rather than the exception reserved for the few.

This Is What Happens When Girls Attempt To Get Kylie Jenner Lips (GRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post Canada | Nina Raynars | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada Style

Warning: the results are terrifying.

Getting Thick and Luscious Hair Extensions Is Easier Than Ever

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 04.16.2015 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

I've always dreamed of having long, thick, luscious hair. The reality is that mine is, and has always been, very thin and fine -- and the aging process sure isn't helping. But there are so many hair extension options available, that the real dilemma becomes: Commit? Don't commit? Volume, length or both?

This Model's Skin Condition Will Make You Re-Think Beauty Standards

Dr. Boluwaji Ogunyemi | Posted 04.08.2015 | Canada Living
Dr. Boluwaji Ogunyemi

Chantelle Brown-Young success as a model may come as a surprise since she is afflicted with vitiligo, an autoimmune disease in which the body attacks its own pigment-producing cells. Yet her mass appeal invites reflection upon the concepts of health, impairment and disability vis-à-vis perceptions of beauty. Her international success notwithstanding, Brown-Young finds it imperative to help others appreciate beauty in its various forms. During her first appearance on America's Next Top Model, she imploringly asks "How can I show you the beauty in differences?"

From Anorexia Survivor to Beauty Ambassador: 8 Beauty Lessons I Wish I Knew in My 20s

Erin Treloar | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Living
Erin Treloar

When I was 15, I decided I wanted to look more like the women I saw in the magazines. By the time I was 18, I had dropped to 89lbs and was hospitalized for internal organ failure. If I could go back in time, here are the eight things I know now that I wish I'd known in my 20s.

Celeb Make-Up Artist on How to Channel Your Inner Sophia Loren

Katie Zeppieri | Posted 03.25.2015 | Canada Style
Katie Zeppieri

If you have ever watched a red carpet event, tuned into an awards show or flipped open a fashion magazine, you have most likely seen the work of the talented celebrity makeup artist and photographer, Troy Jensen. His signature style is a radiant look that goes beyond the makeup and draws attention to the woman wearing it.

A Girlfriend's Guide to Starting a Business

Debbie Bondar | Posted 05.13.2015 | Canada Business
Debbie Bondar

Today women are starting businesses at a blistering pace with survival rates higher than men. When compared to their male counterparts, women are routinely lauded for having better team-building skills, being more intuitive and for being smarter money managers than their male counterparts. But none of this matters when you become an entrepreneur. So what does matter?

Top Tips for Using BB and CC Creams

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.13.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I like my makeup routine to be easy and fast. With of course amazing results (who doesn't?). Recently I spoke with Denee Noel Makeup Artist and Cosmetics Sales Manager at Holt Renfrew. Denee shared with me her top tips on how to use BB and CC creams for easy quick coverage for women on the go.

These Celebs Are Makeup Pros

Julia Brucculieri | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 03.11.2015 | Canada Style

We're all for natural beauty, but sometimes, playing with makeup can be way more fun and the female celebs below are proof! Whenever they step out...

The Wildest Beauty Looks We Saw At Fashion Month

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 03.12.2015 | Canada Style

Not for the faint of heart.

Top Tips For Perfect Foundation Application

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.04.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

It is easier to add than it is to take away. Start with small amounts and gently blend until even along your jaw line, face and neck. A great trick if you have your blouse or top on is to drape a towel around your neck, so the foundation doesn't flake on to your top or blouse during the application process.

The Deadly Dangers of Photo Retouching

Erin Treloar | Posted 05.03.2015 | Canada Living
Erin Treloar

Photoshop is a hot topic in media today. From Kerry Washington's InStyle cover, to Cindy Crawford's unretouched Marie Claire image to Beyonce's leaked L'Oreal photos -- everyone is talking about the role of photo retouching in the media. But what's the real impact?

What Would You Like To See Women Recognized For?

Beverley Golden | Posted 04.28.2015 | Canada
Beverley Golden

As a writer, I rarely know exactly where my next article will come from. Writing primarily when inspired to, new pieces are a culmination of things I ...

The Hottest Beauty Looks From NYFW's Fall 2015 Shows

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 02.23.2015 | Canada Style

We've said it before: a standout outfit isn't just about the clothes -- beauty has a big part in completing the look as well. New York Fashion Wee...

Hot Trends For Nails This Spring

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I now believe having my nails kept clean and neat finishes off any outfit nicely. My nails can be a nice compliment to what I am wearing or my mood. Recently, I spoke with Irene Lee, the owner of Pure Nail Bar and she shared with me some of her tips to keep nails neat looking and the hottest nail trends for spring.

Top Tips for an Amazing Home Facial

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 04.22.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Getting a facial done at the spa is one of life's great pleasures. It is relaxing and my skin always feels amazing when it's done. It is good as a treat, but can get pricey if you get them done regularly. I wanted to learn more about the top tips of how to do a mask at home, so I spoke with Sephora and they shared with me the top tips for doing a mask in the comfort of your own bathroom.

Starving to Be Slim: What I Learned in My Pursuit of Perfection

Erin Treloar | Posted 04.22.2015 | Canada Living
Erin Treloar

My journey to achieve the perfect body started when I was 14. The objective -- tall, thin, cellulite-free with smooth skin and beautifully toned abs -- you know the look. If 'thigh gaps' and 'bikini bridges' were in at the time, I would have added them to my list of things to obsess over. In some ways I came pretty close to achieving the "dream body" that I obsessed over in magazines but I never expected that I would lose everything important to me along the way.