The Ins and Outs of Airbrush Tanning

By Lindsey Holder Rinehart Are you ready to dive into the sunless tanning industry, but you’re unsure how to set up your room? After almost 10 years in the industry, I’ve been there, done that. From starting in my parents’ garage (yes, I was that girl), to mobile tanning,...

When the name of the company says it all… Nailed It

By: Andrea Green, Stephanie Wilson & Jana Manolakos Nailed It Beauty Imports by Silvana Inc. is a new Canadian distributor for Berenice Nail Care Products. Berenice is a Swiss developed polish which allows nails to breathe, regenerate and grow. Our Test Divas had the opportunity to try a variety...

Sunscreen: the good, the bad and the ugly

By: Jana Manolakos The number one culprit that ages your skin – that beautiful, supple surface you so lovingly care for, is the sun. You may never get too rich or too thin, but you can get too much of the sun’s UVB radiation, it’s the stuff that burns...

Test Divas: These 3 Products Upped My Self Care Game

By: Amanda Lewis To me, skincare is self-care. Like most moms, my life is hectic and most of my time is either centered on my work or my little one. Yet at bedtime and in the morning, I enjoy moments of me-time. I take this mini indulgence seriously. There’s...

Test Divas: Glow Up

By: Andrea Green  Growing up a tom-boy, I was never the girl who always had my hair done and makeup on. I was usually walking around with my hair in a ponytail or bun and a clean face. Overtime and as trends changed, I became more interested in makeup...

Test Divas: Caring for your skin with nutrients from the seas

By: Popi Bowman, Andrea Green and Jana Manolakos Seaweeds have more vitamins and minerals than any land-based plant and offer unique, skin-loving bioactive compounds that are not present in land plants. It’s no wonder then, that a number of products identify themselves as containing these wonderful ingredients. But “buyer...

Test Divas: When the right facial cleanser finds you

By: Andrea Green Has anyone else had a hard time finding a cleanser that cleans your skin without drying it out? A little back story… As someone with dry, sensitive skin, I’ve found it hard to find a cleansing product that actually works for me. The majority of those...

Test Divas: Santa Baby, some retinol if you please

By: Jana Manolakos I’m just south of 60 and my skin is heading in the same southerly direction. It’s starting to show its age. Some might graciously call it the lovely patina of a life well lived. I call it lines and wrinkles, with a side of saggy jowls...

Beauty: New beauty tech devices aims to kick start a face mask revolution

By: Jana Manolakos The Foreo UFO (Ur Future Obsession) is the world’s first smart mask treatment, according to the Swedish beauty tech firm which launched it earlier this year. The device offers spa-level facial treatments in just 90 seconds, combining LED light therapy with cryo-therapy, thermo-therapy and T-Sonic pulsations...