Skincare

Makeup Trends You Should Try This Summer

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.19.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I have skin that is over 40 and a little oily, it can be tricky to find the right coverage. Then combine this with hot and humid weather and it makes it even more complex. How can I get the right coverage and apply cosmetics without having eye shadow in the creases and powder settling into lines?

6 Ways to Deep Clean Your Pores at Home

Caroline Topperman | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada Style
Caroline Topperman

The past few days have been hot and muggy and that makes all the pollution that's hanging overhead feel even worse. The problem is that just washing your face isn't really enough and unclogging your pores requires a deep cleanse. The good news is that there are a number of things you can easily do at home.

How to Keep Your Skin Glowing This Summer

Dr. Allana Polo | Posted 06.11.2015 | Canada Living
Dr. Allana Polo

The heat is on and we say bring the summer sun -- it's for basking in, strolling in and getting active in. But before you shed your layers and hit the beach, park or your favourite walking path, make sure you adjust your skincare routine and take some extra measures to protect yourself from summer skin problems.

How to Self-Tan and not Look Like a Streaky Weirdo

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.02.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Now, we have a better understanding of the long term damage that the sun can cause. At the same time, self-tanners have improved and can now provide a real looking tan on the skin. To find out the top tips on how to use self tanners and get the best glow, I spoke with Alyson Hogg, Founder and CEO, Vita Liberata.

How To Keep Your Heat Rash At Bay This Summer

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 05.27.2015 | Canada Living

There's plenty to love about the summer: the sun is shining, the weather is warm and days seem to last just a little bit longer. But with the good com...

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.

How to Create Flawless Skin for a Better Look

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.23.2015 | 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.

Don't Let Stress Affect Your Skin With These Helpful Tips

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

We all encounter stress in different parts of our lives. But in a nutshell, stress affects skin in five ways: accelerated aging, adult acne, irritation, dullness and dehydration. When skin is stressed it does not act properly, it's out of balance, it's literally exhausted, irritable, drained and depleted.

DIY Face Masks Using Items From Your Kitchen

The Huffington Post Canada | The Girls On Bloor | Posted 04.06.2015 | Canada Style

After a long winter (which still seems to be going strong, despite the fact that it's spring), cleansing, exfoliating and toning dry and damaged skin ...

The Surprising Signs You're Not Drinking Enough Water

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada Living

We've all heard it a hundred times — you need to drink eight glasses of water a day in order to stay hydrated. But that's an average number, and it'...

How To Know When To Throw Out Your Makeup

The Huffington Post Canada | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 03.17.2015 | Canada Style

Is it time to throw out your beauty products? Though you may not realize it, many makeup products have expiry dates (just like the food in your fri...

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.

Stop Complaining About Valentine's Day

Carlen Costa | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada Living
Carlen Costa

Here's my concern about some of the complaints I've heard. The rally against demonstrating affection in and around Valentine's Day has become such a boring argument at this point. Why are we wasting our energy fighting against the expression of love?

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.

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.

The Secret Beauty Benefits of Exercise

Caleigh Rykiss | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada Living
Caleigh Rykiss

Regular activity is shown to help everything from increasing hair growth to reducing acne. So before you go spending hundreds on skin care, spa treatments and hair products, take a gander at what the gym has to offer in the cosmetic department!

Top Tips for Gorgeous Summer Skin

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 09.06.2014 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

In my 20s (usually after a night of partying) I would occasionally fall asleep with a full face of makeup. However, as the years have progressed, my need for a squeaky clean face has become important to me. Between the sweat, sun and activities of the hot summer months, I feel even more compelled to take care of my mature skin.

How To Take Control of Your Psoriasis and Regain Confidence

Kimberly Moffit | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada Living
Kimberly Moffit

Many people don't realize how skin conditions can deeply affect our self-confidence and create emotional challenges. Some people give up on activities they enjoy like playing sports (wearing athletic clothing) or dating (nervous about appearance). Recognizing the emotional barriers will help to empower you and help you gain confidence.

Summer's Here, So Practice Safe Sun

Dr. Meghan Walker | Posted 08.17.2014 | Canada Living
Dr. Meghan Walker

Sun exposure is no joke. It is not to be taken lightly. Tanning salons and oils irk me with the same intensity as marketing fast food to children. Since 1970, the incidence of Melanoma has nearly tripled, while most other cancers are in retreat. Here is a breakdown of what you should know.

Celebrity Spring Skincare Secrets

The Huffington Post Canada | Jennifer Choy | Posted 04.25.2014 | Canada Style

When winter becomes spring, we're faced with a bit of a dilemma: what do you wear during this transitional time between now and the summer? While swap...

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.

10 Beauty Breakthroughs of 2013

Helen Vong | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada Style
Helen Vong

Here are 10 of the most notable scientific findings in the world of skincare, cosmetic dermatology, and anti-aging that you can use now to look and feel better in the New Year -- and beyond!

Five Breakthroughs That Will Change Your Beauty Routine

Kendra Hagerman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Style
Kendra Hagerman

The beauty industry may not be the first thing that comes to mind when it comes to technology and innovation, but like most industries, innovation plays a major role in its advancement. The next time you reach into your beauty bag for the product you've been using for years, consider these unique tools of the trade to help you complete common beauty tasks in a new and improved way.

SavvyMom Roundup: Some Things I've Had Enough of

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

This week I'll tell you five things I've had enough of lately, like school shootings, Miley Cyrus, Martha Stewart, hockey fights and bad skin.

A Skincare Guide for Safer Fun in the Sun

Kendra Hagerman | Posted 08.20.2013 | Canada Style
Kendra Hagerman

Protective and preventative beauty products may not be as glamorous as creamy lipsticks or glossy polishes, but they are a skincare staple for fun in the sun. For the best results, look after your skin from sunscreen application to after sun care, and choose products that work with your skin type.