Beauty

Because let’s be honest, washing our hair every day during quarantine just isn’t going to happen Real talk: A lot of us are struggling to find motivation to do even the simplest of tasks right now. In the middle of catching up on news about the COVID-19 global pandemic, responding to emails and making sure
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Because spring in Canada is wet and messy Springtime in Canada comes in phases. There’s the slush phase, the cold-but-dry phase, the surprise-snowstorm phase and then, finally, the April-showers-that-happen-in-May phase. It’s confusing and frustrating and can dampen both spirits and footwear. And while we’re certainly going to be out in the elements significantly less this
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Grande Cosmetics sephora.com $34.00 Worried an eyelash serum might irritate your eyes? Fret no more. This ophthalmologist-tested and approved formula is infused with vitamins, antioxidants, and amino acids to naturally improve growth. Choose between the six-week starter supply to kickstart growth, or shop the three-month supply for the recommended full three month use.
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Your makeup brushes, just like your bras, could probably benefit from a good wash. Actually, they could benefit from frequent good washes. Clean makeup brushes are essential to making sure your makeup goes on properly and doesn’t cause breakouts, but how to do it without ruining those soft, lovely bristles (and dying of boredom)? We
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Mike Marsland There’s something about the start of the new season (oh, hey spring!) that has us itching for a change. Maybe it’s the warmer weather, but it just feels like the right time to get a fresh new cut. All it takes is a quick scroll through Instagram to find your hair inspiration. Hit
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Crafting an organic shampoo isn’t quite as easy as, say, growing an organic cherry—from a technological standpoint, not all ingredients essential to shampoo can be certified organic. Some brands, of course, have tracked down the elusive USDA organic certification, while others have done their very best, pairing a majority of organic additives with a few
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Rich Fury Back in 2009, I chopped off all my hair and never looked back. Sure, I attempted to grow it back out once or twice, but honestly…I never feel like myself with longer styles. There’s simply something so unapologetic about facing life all without any hair covering your face. The long story short? I
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Box braids will always be the crown jewel of protective styles, but with new techniques being birthed at light-speed, the black girl staple is quickly fading to the background while buzzier new styles take the throne. Last summer, knotless braids—a more modern iteration of classic box braids but with less tension at the root—held the
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Everyone is taking a hit, but small independents are feeling the impact of the coronavirus pandemic the most When Toronto-based designer Steven Lejambe received the news that he’d been nominated for the Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent in Fashion at the 2020 Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards (CAFAs), he was elated. The nomination represented a
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