Latest RSS

The Social: Winter Beauty Trends

The season of chapped lips and static hair is among us! Although there may be a lot of beauty blunders that go along with winter, there's a TON of fantastic trends that come with the colder months.  Red & Rosy A red lip is always a classic holiday look, it just feels so festive! This season however, try adding a rosy cheek to update the look. It will leave you fresh-faced and glowing, almost like you just came in from the cold.  Keep your eyes neutral or add a thin black eyeliner just along the lash line. Tarte's Blush Bazaar Palette is perfect for that real red glow. Metallic Liner Metallic liner creates an element of drama that is unlike no other....

Continue reading

The Foundation Stick That's Changing The Game

It's the end of the work day, and you finally have a chance to catch a glimpse of yourself in the mirror. Your foundation has settled into cracks that you didn't even know you had and it's like you never even put it on in the first place. What's the deal?  Finding the perfect foundation is easier said than done, because there's just so many factors that come into play. It has to be just the right amount of coverage, not too matte, not too shiny, and last for three weeks straight (okay, maybe an exaggeration). With all of that being said - let me introduce you to Radford's Oil-Free Matte Foundation Stick. Don't let the word 'matte' freak you...

Continue reading

Kiss N Tell | Janette Ewen, Décor and Lifestyle Expert

Janette's budget-friendly, creative and original approach to design has set her apart in the design world for over a decade. She uses magazine, newspapers and television to share her passion and original approach to design.   She is a regular on many TV programs across the country such as, including Canada AM, CityLine, Breakfast Television and Urban Rush. She also co-hosted with Ty Pennington on W Network's Inside The Box.   Design transcends style. It's about adapting to our functional, emotional and psychological needs. From the delicate packaging, to the logo, to the unique dispenser on your favourite serum, design is everywhere. Both the design and beauty industries are about creative, unexpected solutions to make our lives more beautiful and hopefully...

Continue reading

In-Flight Skincare Tips

You're 7,000 feet in the air and the last thing you're worried about is your under-eye bags. Although in reality, this is the best time to be on high alert in regards to your skincare. Did you know that water evaporates 50% faster in-air than on land? Now that you do, you can take proper preventative measures.   Try applying a moisture rich serum before your take-off. It will help lock in extra moisture and keep your skin quenched for that long-haul flight. Don’t be afraid of looking like the crazy person with an in-flight skincare regime either, just try to keep products scent-free to avoid any trouble with sensitive noses. Your SPF is just as important as ever. The LED lights on...

Continue reading

Kiss N Tell | Amber Wignall, Model

Amber Wignall is model and a proud mother of three boys. She's been in the fashion industry for 23 years shooting for advertisements such as MILK and Melanie Lyne. She has appeared on magazine covers such as Canadian Living, Chatelaine, Elevate and Flare. When she isn't cooking or baking something new she's most comfortable curling up with a good book or watching a good romantic comedy with a glass of wine. The exact career path that I took was nothing at all what I expected. First, I never thought I would be almost 40 and still modelling. I also would have never thought that in my teens I would be traveling around the world and seeing places I would’ve never seen otherwise.  However, I...

Continue reading