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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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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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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While K-beauty is famous for its elaborate, multi-step skincare routines, sleep masks—the latest South Korean trend to hit our shelves—are all about taking it easy and letting a single product do all the hard work. These intensely hydrating overnight treatments can do wonders for dehydrated and dull complexions. Unlike typical face masks that are rinsed
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Your social schedule is packed. You’ve got a Zoom meeting with your boss at noon, a happy hour with your friends at six, and a possible virtual dinner date on Friday and Saturday night. While we all work and live from home indefinitely, video calls are becoming the norm for any and all human interaction.
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