Category: Beyond Spa

The Colour Wheel

Our Summer 2016 issue is all about beauty. In her piece on oncology esthetics, Morag Currin gives estheticians working with clients undergoing cancer treatment advise about using the colour wheel to find the best palette to suit their client. Whether you’re an esthetician or spa therapist helping a client look...

Not Your Grandma’s Permanent Makeup

Tina Davies is the owner and founder of Natural Effects Permanent Makeup in Toronto. I spoke to her about her microblading practice and the special tools she’s designed for it: What is microblading? Microblading is the newest hottest trend in permanent makeup. It’s really natural eyebrows that last for...

A Skin Care Convert

By Kelly Townsend First, a confession: I’m utterly clueless when it comes to skin care and beauty regimes. If you’d asked me a week ago, I couldn’t have told you the first thing about what exfoliating your skin does, or what skin toner even is. It hadn’t been much...

ESSIO Q&A: Holiday Scents and Aromatherapy

  By: Lindsay Grummett I recently came across a product with a VERY cool concept. ESSIO is an aromatherapy diffuser that will turn your shower into a spa!  You simply clip it onto your shower pipe (no tools needed!), pop in a scent pod and wait for the essential oils to envelop...

Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi talks inspiration and insecurities

By: Lindsay Grummett Famed designer Isaac Mizrahi was in Toronto this weekend to debut his IsaacMizrahiLive! line. The fashion icon who has dressed everyone from Julia Roberts to Meryl Streep will now be bringing his elegant-yet-affordable collection to Canadian women exclusively through the Shopping Channel. On Friday Mizrahi spoke...