Canada Beauty

How To Find The Perfect Brush For Your Hair

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 04.03.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

To start with, there are four main types of bristles. Each bristle will help you create a different style or can be helpful to nurture specific kinds of hair. Understanding the bristles function will help you find the brush that will work best for your hair. This will also be a great help when you style your hair!

How to Choose the Best Products for Your Hair

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.25.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

The natural 'wave' for my hair is mushroom style. If I let it dry on its own, with no product to tame it, there will be a full on poof on the top of my head. I was lucky enough recently to speak with Brennen Demelo, L'Oréal Professionnel Ambassador. Brennen shared with me his top tips for choosing the right products for your hair.

Real Beauty Comes From the Inside Out

Beverley Golden | Posted 03.22.2015 | Canada Living
Beverley Golden

What motivates women to spend so much money in an attempt to retain their youthful beauty, when too often the results have them looking like an "unreal" version of their former self? (That's being kind.) Do women really believe beauty comes from the outside-in?

How To Get The Most From Your Makeup Brushes

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.21.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

A few years ago, I purchased an eyeshadow brush from a cosmetics counter. Initially, I walked away after my purchase thinking, "I can't believe I just spent that much money on an eyeshadow brush." But then I brought it home and found that it does a much better job and made my life a lot easier than those little applicators that come with the eyeshadow set.

Beauty Trends, Tips and Tricks for 2015

Melissa Jovanoski | Posted 03.20.2015 | Canada Style
Melissa Jovanoski

A great way to add some radiance to your skin when you're tired and only half way through your day! Use a dab of chapstick on the tops of your cheekbones as a highlighter. Dabbing a neutral lip gloss on your Cupid's bow will also work wonders, too.

Hot Eyeshadow Trends For 2015

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

For many, many years if you looked in my bathroom drawer, you would find only three different eyeshadows. An individual pink, brown and navy. I didn't have much variety in my looks and really couldn't have imagined how fun it would be to play with different colours.To learn more about how to use eyeshadows and the latest trends, I spoke with Adi Land.

The Hottest Eyebrow Trends for 2015

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.09.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Great eyebrows certainly frame the face. Recently, I spoke with Kiran Darred, Certified Esthetician and Threading expert and owner of Blink Brow Bar in Vancouver. Kiran shared with me the hottest trends for eyebrows for 2015.

Pantone's Colour of the Year for 2015 Is Gorgeous

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.06.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Pantone introduced the 2015 Colour of the Year, Marsala, and it is gorgeous! What I love about it is that it is neutral and will suit every skin tone. There are now cosmetics available for eyes, lips, and cheeks in celebration of Pantone's complex and robust nude shade.

How to Have Fabulous Eyelashes for New Year's Eve

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.23.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Recently, I spoke with Joyce Poon, President & Founder, Noir Lash Lounge. Joyce shared her top trends for gorgeous eyelashes for New Year's Eve and the holidays. False lashes are seeing a HUGE comeback and are actually the fastest growing sector in the beauty industry.

Why Can't I Be Feminine and Have Body Hair?

Hana Shafi | Posted 02.20.2015 | Canada Living
Hana Shafi

Body hair doesn't have a gender. It's just hair that grows from your body and twisting it to mean otherwise is just yet another way for society to control women and profit off the double standards that have been forced upon them. So if you spot me on the subway with my ripped jeans and leg hair, just remember: it's just hair, it's not going to bite you.

How To Look Gorgeous Naturally For The Holidays

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.15.2015 | Canada
Sacha DeVoretz

In the winter my skin goes from combination to dry and flaky to oily, all within 24 hours. Choosing beauty products and skincare routines can be difficult in this situation. Here are some tips that will help you keep your skin healthy and glowing throughout the holiday and winter season.

Buy This Ethical AND Gorgeous Gift For The Holidays

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.09.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

The 7 Virtues Beauty Inc. is a Canadian company based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Their belief is to flex their buying power to empower families in countries that are rebuilding. Their fragrances are made in Canada and are created with essential oils from nations that are rebuilding including Haiti, Afghanistan and the Middle East.

How to Have Fabulous Eyelashes for an Evening Out

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.03.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Lately, I have been flipping through fashion magazines and seeing celebrities like Kim Kardashian and others who have lush, gorgeous lashes that just look so amazing there must be something more to their look. Recently, I spoke with Joyce Poon, President & Founder of Noir Lash Lounge and she shared with me her insider tips and tricks to having amazing temporary lashes.

Hot Trends For Your Hair Colour

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.02.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Recently I spoke with Taylor Smits, the Creative Director at Aveda Tonic South Granville in Vancouver about the hottest hair colour trends and he also shared some secrets about the differences between store bought hair colour and having your colour done in a salon.

How to Have Fabulous Hair in the Winter

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

When my hair has the texture of crunch n' munch and is full of static I know winter is here. The colder months bring a new set of challenges for anyone's beauty routine. The drop in temperatures bring dry scalps and too much shampooing can strip away moisture. Fortunately, I spoke with Fabian Lliguin, founder of Rahua and he shared with me some of his top tips for caring for winter hair.

How to Redefine Yourself and Boost Your Self-Esteem

Jacki Andre | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada Living
Jacki Andre

I continue to carry those words with me: "fat", "ugly", "lazy", "worthless". My one positive attribute was my smarts, and I owned being smart. I shaped myself into the female equivalent of Anthony Michael Hall's character in The Breakfast Club: a dorky loner who was thrilled when she got her first pair of prescription eyeglasses.

How Certain Scents Can Lift Your Mood

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 01.25.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

About five years ago, I was going through a really challenging life transition. I couldn't sleep and was experiencing a good amount of anxiety. I did not want to try medications or sleep aids, so I opted for essential oils to calm my nerves and bring my life back into balance. Since this period in my life, I have been curious about the benefits of scents.

Hot Fall Trends for Your Hair Colour

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 01.14.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

It is cooler outside and the leaves are falling. With the change in the season comes new and fresh hair colours to brighten anyone's look. Recently I spoke with Taylor Smits, the Creative Director at Aveda Tonic South Granville in Vancouver about the hottest hair colour trends and he also shared some secrets about the differences between store bought hair colour and having your colour done in a salon.

8 Essential Beauty Products for Adventure Travel

Diana Petrucci | Posted 01.06.2015 | Canada Travel
Diana Petrucci

When you're bargaining in street markets, shaking hands, touching money, and using bathrooms sans soap and water, hand sanitizer is crucial, and you'll be using a lot of it. Unfortunately, this can be very drying on the skin since most are formulated entirely with ethyl alcohol. Nothing puts me off more than a sterile hospital smell and scaly hands. Luckily, there are alternatives.

Hot Fall Trends for Hair Blowouts

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 12.23.2014 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

It seems like everyone is getting their hair blown out for everyday events and even just to go to work. Jenny Randhawa, the Franchise Partner of the Blo Blow Dry Bar in BC shared with me some of the top blowout trends for fall.

Top Style Tips For Men

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 12.10.2014 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I usually write about fashion and beauty for women, but what about the guys? Long gone are the days when guys would wear over worn jeans and a grung...

How to Have Fabulous Eyelashes for an Evening Out

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Keep them intact by removing the glue (washing with lukewarm water) from the band after each use and keep their shape by storing them safely. It is recommended to use a ribbon case which will protect the lashes from being crushed. The case has a hard top and will allow the lashes to keep their shape.

How to Have the Best Experience at a Hair Salon

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Recently I spoke with Amber George, Creative Director/Owner at Verve Hair Lounge to get her top tips on how to find the best stylist for your hair and lifestyle. Amber is an award winning stylist and knows what she speaks of.

How A Silk Pillow Case Can Improve Your Skin And Hair

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 11.03.2014 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Silk bedding including pillowcases are 100 per cent machine washable. Use a cool, gentle setting, lingerie soap and tumble dry on low heat for 20 minutes. The balance of drying happens quickly on its own. They don't require ironing.

How To Have Perfectly-Shaped Eyebrows

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 10.25.2014 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Different eyebrow shapes and colours can dramatically change the appearance of your eyes and overall face. Here are some professional tips for shaping and colouring eyebrows.