What You Need to Know: Eyelash Extensions

Eyelash extensions can turn lacklustre lashes into the focal point of your face. Celebs like Jennifer Lopez and Kim Kardashian have been using this trick to accentuate their eyes for years, but more recently the trend has hit the spas, and women everywhere are getting extensions to add volume...

Spa Visits: Getting Guys through the Doors

By: Lindsay Grummett A couple weekends ago my boyfriend, Mason, and I packed up our bags (and our kitty) and headed north to my parent’s cottage. It’s a relaxing place that my brother and I have loved going to since we were kids. That Friday, while we were sitting...

Test Divas: Sibu Beauty’s Sea Buckthorn Products

What’s better than a skincare line that leaves your skin feeling fresh and renewed? One that is vegan, cruelty free and practices fair trade! You may have heard about the wonders of sea buckthorn, but if not here’s a little background: Sea buckthorn berries pack a powerful punch, containing...

Spa Talk: The Personalities of Spa Professionals

“What I look for in an RMT is different from what I look for in an esthetician. They’re skilled trades and there’s a particular type of person who becomes, for example, an RMT,” says Kim Assar, the spa operations manager at eforea spa at Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Center. This...

Test Divas: Jan Marini Holiday Exfoliator

During the Christmas break, I was lucky enough to test out Jan Marini’s limited edition Pumpkin Spice Holiday Exfoliator.  I loved the smell, although it gave me cravings for a big slice of pumpkin pie after each use. When I applied the product to my skin, I immediately noticed...

Test Divas: CND Vinylux Weekly Nail Polish

Locket Love By Jodee Cave I am a nail polish fanatic! If you’re like me and have a treasure chest full of polishes, you need to add this jewel to your collection. I tested CND’s Vinylux weekly nail polish in the shade Locket Love. It has easily become my...

Test Divas: SkinCeuticals Hydrating B5 Masque

By: Lindsay Grummett I’m totally obsessed with sleep masks this season.  They’re the perfect lazy-lady product – you put it on before bed and wake up with hydrated skin. How easy is that?! About a month ago, I got my hands on SkinCeuticals Hydrating B5 Masque (for the sake of...

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...

Mommy-Daughter Day at Pretty in Pink Spa

  By: Theresa Rogers If you live in the Toronto area and are looking for something to do with your daughter over the coming holiday, I highly recommend Oakville’s Pretty in Pink Spa. Pretty in Pink is especially for mothers and daughters and like the website says, is “Fun...

Test Dude: Pangea Organics Facial Cleanser & Body Wash

  By Nick Heffernan Okay, I’m stepping into some unchartered waters here. I’ll be completely honest: I’ve never set foot in a spa, know next to nothing about the beauty industry and the only products I use are a skin cream for dry skin (which 9 times out of...