Perfume

Fall Salvation: The Must-Have Beauty Products

Christine E.Laprade | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada Style
Christine E.Laprade

Time is money and you don't have time to keep up with all the news in the cosmetic world so relax, breathe, sip on that kale smoothie and keep reading. The good news? we did it all for you. Here are our top September beauty products (and why).

Pizza Hut Is Making.. A Perfume?

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 02.04.2013 | Canada Style

DALLAS - Oh, to be one of 110 select Canadians!They'll find in their mailboxes a bottle of pizza-scented perfume before Christmas, courtesy of Pizza H...

Women Can Have it All, Soon as We Change the Game

Barbara Stegemann | Posted 12.28.2012 | Canada Living
Barbara Stegemann

We are shifting out of the patriarchy. The old model built for men does not work for us women as we read in Anne-Marie Slaughter's piece, "Why Women Still Can't Have it All." I admire Slaughter. Except there is one major difference that allows me to have it all; I am a Social Entrepreneur. I don't take this for granted and invite women to design the world they wish to live in.

Why Every Man Should Wear a Signature Scent

Matthew Morein | Posted 09.24.2012 | Canada Style
Matthew Morein

When Tom Ford wrote a list of 15 things every man should have for the 15th anniversary of Vogue.com he spoke of having a good cologne that becomes a signature. I tapped a friend of mine who works for a major cosmetics company for some information about scents and he dropped some serious science on me. So here is the crash course.

Make Your Signature Scent Entirely You

Natasha Koifman | Posted 08.26.2012 | Canada Living
Natasha Koifman

I've always loved the idea of a signature scent, something that embodied me and became a personal statement. Fragrance reacts differently on different people, so how your signature scent smells on you and to you is different than how it smells in the bottle. That means that even a very popular fragrance can become highly personalized -- it won't smell the same on you as it does on other people.

Canadian Designer Creates A New Perfume Sold At Sephora

TheKit.ca | Posted 05.17.2012 | Canada Style

By: TheKit.ca Quebec designer Marie Saint Pierre is also a perfumer and her two signature scents—named mysteriously B and C—are now available...

The Headache of Heady Scents

Adriana Ermter | Posted 05.27.2012 | Canada Style
Adriana Ermter

Ever been assaulted by someone's perfume? I'm guilty -- I cleared an elevator last week. Not because I'm a dink; I was just too gung-ho with my spritzing.

Fragrant Rituals

Adriana Ermter | Posted 02.27.2012 | Canada Style
Adriana Ermter

Remember when your grandmother used to show you how to dab the powdery floral perfume onto your pulse points behind your ears and knees and on your wrists? I tried to follow her advice once, maybe twice, but I get where my grandmother was coming from. A big part of perfume's magic is in the ritual of how you put it on.

Perfume Temptations

Adriana Ermter | Posted 02.10.2012 | Canada Style
Adriana Ermter

My biggest scent-based temptations lie with the bottle. Jo Malone, Calvin Klein, Bobbi Brown, DSquared... it doesn't matter. I need to spritz them all on everyone and anything and no one is the exception -- not even my green-eyed feline Trixie-Belle.

Quick Study: A Perfumer's Scents To De-Stress

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 12.08.2011 | Canada Living

Quick Study [kwik stuhd-ee]: The Huffington Post Canada's tips to make your life a little sweeter, five minutes at a time. Think of it as a cheatsheet...

Madonna’s Truth Or Dare Perfume

TheKit.ca | Posted 11.29.2011 | Canada Style

By Kate Morewetz, TheKit.ca If you've ever wondered what the material girl herself would smell like, here's your chance to find out. Early las...