Tag: spa

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 Return To Los Cabos

We’ve been to Los Cabos, Mexico, but we’ve never seen it like this before! When Hurricane Odile touched down in Los Cabos in September 2014, it left a lot of devastation it left in its wake – an estimated US$1 billion worth of damage, in fact.  For a resort...

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: Erbaviva Organic Skin Care Products

By: Lindsay Grummett Erbaviva began back in 1996 as an organic baby skincare line and then expanded to include items for mothers-to-be and general consumers. While the product lines have grown, the company’s philosophy remains the same: create pure products that are consciously crafted with herbs and botanicals while...

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...

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...

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...