Tag: beauty

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...

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...

No Hair Here

By Hermione Wilson Every two weeks I go to visit an esthetician at the mall. “What do you need Honey?” she asks me as I approach the front desk. All the other customers swivel instinctively towards me, curious. I mumble something. “Sorry, didn’t catch that?” she says. I clear...

Natural is Nothing New

By Hermione Wilson It’s funny how we often package old trends as new. Like the organic DIY skin and hair product trend going on right now. You can’t swing a #catvideo on YouTube without hitting an all-natural beauty vlogger mixing her own hair and beauty products with items she found...

Spa-tacular gal pal time

By Heather Ednie With the hustle and bustle of life in my 40s, I felt like I’d won a lotto over the past couple months as I had the chance to enjoy not one but two spa days with some of my BFFs. What could be better than quality...

Summer Essentials

By: Jodee Cave Summer is finally here and with the heat, humidity and fun it can be hard to maintain your beauty regimen. Whether you’re travelling, swimming or sunning this season, we found some products that you’ll definitely want to take along for the journey!   With the beautiful...

Test Divas: Antipodes’ Top Picks

By: Jodee Cave The Test Divas were lucky to enough to try out some of Antipodes’ best products, fresh from New Zealand and we HAD to share our top picks! Antipodes is new to the Canadian market. The line is infused with certified organic ingredients from fully sustainable sources...

Test Diva: 100% Pure Products

By Ammi Parmar, High school editorial intern    100% Pure Mint White Tea Moisturizer   Having combination to oily skin I was super worried about trying out these products. My skin can be very sensitive so changing moisturizer can cause my skin to cry out in breakouts. Learning that the 100%...

Spa Strategies: Q&A with Avenue Skin Care

Part two from my trip to Avenue Skin Care! In this quick Q&A, Medical Skin Care Specialist Erica Savoie tells me about their top treatments, marketing strategy and tools for attracting clients! By: Jodee Cave Q: When was Avenue Skin Care established? A: About 2 years ago, but Susan Shirriff (Medical Skin Care...

VariLite Laser Treatment at Avenue Skin Care

By: Jodee Cave Medi-spas have taken the beauty and esthetics market by storm. They’re your one-stop shop for skin and beauty needs on a deeper level. If you’ve been following the blog you may know that one of my biggest insecurities is my uneven, sun damaged skin. I have...