How to Determine Your Curl Type

Believe it or not, many people don’t know what their natural curl type is, but there’s a lot that can be gained from knowing this one detail. Everything from your styling technique, to what products you use should be tailored to your hair’s natural texture and curl pattern. If you’re not sure you know your hair type, let us demystify it for you with these detailed descriptions and styling tips.

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The Best Skin Care Ingredients You Should Know About

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If you’ve ever checked the ingredients of your favorite skin cream or face wash, then you may be familiar with how easy it is to get overwhelmed. Because there are so many additional ingredients, it can be difficult to pinpoint which ones are actually making the big difference for your skin.

If you want to more effectively treat your skin issues, it’s time to get to know the most powerful and effective ingredients.  You’ll save yourself a lot of time (and money) by knowing these ingredients instead of the trial-and-error of trying many different products.

Here are some common skin issues and the skin care ingredients that offer the most effective treatment:

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Best Skin Brightening Techniques

Everyone wants skin that seems to glow on its own, but not everyone knows how to get it. This is because achieving radiant skin is less straight-forward than other skin care goals, and involves daily maintenance. If you want skin that seems to illuminate from the inside out, add a few of these skin brightening tips to your routine.  You’ll find that naturally glowing skin has always been within your reach.

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Fall Hair Trend Alert, 2016

Fall Hair Trend Alert, 2016

Now’s the time to start getting in on all the fall hair trends for 2016. The recent Toronto Film Festival was a great opportunity to get inspired by seeing some of these hair trends in action. What you’ll appreciate most about these trends is their versatility. They’ll allow you to switch up your hair routine without making any drastic or permanent changes. You can easily go between styles or try a new look each day of the week.

If you want to know more about these trends and how you can (easily) achieve these looks at home, read on.

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How Lash Extensions Can be Your Game Changer

Imagine being able to wake up, one step closer to looking glamorous and ready to face the day? Well, those with lash extensions are already living that dream. Since the eyes are always the focal point of any makeup routine, lash extensions have been a real game changer for those who have them. If you’ve entertained the idea of getting lash extensions, but aren’t sure if you should take the plunge, here’s everything you need to know about them and how they compare to false lashes.

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Love Your Hair This Fall With These 5 Tips

The end of summer is a busy time for everyone, but as we say our goodbyes to warm nights and wrap up what’s left on our summer checklist, most of us are ready to slow down in anticipation for fall. For many of us, the most exciting thing about autumn is exploring new hair trends, so in preparation for the season, here are our favourite tips for setting your hair up for success this fall:

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The Essentials of Summertime Footcare

Our feet take us many places, so it’s only fair that we take good care of them. With summer in full swing, you may have noticed that sandal season is starting to take its toll. Daily exposure to the elements can leave your feet feeling dry, calloused, discoloured, or even cracked. If you want take back your soft, supple soles and continue wearing your favourite open-toed shoes with confidence, then it’s going to take some upkeep in between pedicures. Here’s a guide you can use when occasionally using the nail clippers and slathering on lotion just isn’t cutting it.

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The Truth About Split Ends

Are split ends interfering with your hair goals? They come in many forms, and the myths surrounding this common hair issue has generated a lot of confusion. You may have heard mixed information on how split ends are caused, whether they can be repaired, or what the secret is for getting rid of them for good. All you’ll find here is pure, simple truth about one of the most common hair concerns and the best way of managing them.

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Wash Your Hair Woes Away

While you might think washing your hair is just a mundane step in your morning routine, it actually plays a big part in influencing hair characteristics. Traits such as texture, colour, stylability, and much more can be effected by this one step in your regimen. It’s also important to note that quality is better than quantity, as daily washing can lead to residue-coated strands, colour fading, and dryness. In order to get the best out of your hair, think of washing as more of a treatment for your specific hair needs and goals. Here are some common hair concerns that can be overcome simply by washing:

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Love Your Curly Hair With These 5 Tips

The beauty and natural volume of curly hair is enviable, but keeping waves and ringlets soft and frizz-free comes with its own set of unique challenges. Hair care in Toronto can also be demanding for curly types- with the humid summers and cold, dry winters. If you want to spend more time loving your curls rather than fighting with them, remember these tips and your curls will reward you with bounce, softness, and shine.

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