Parents magazine recently published an article on how to deal with unwanted facial hair on your toddler. Yes, you read that right: how to wax your toddler. Most of us are appalled by the idea of plucking or waxing our babies to make them more aesthetically pleasing and this probably isn’t … [Read more...]
I Let My Sixth Grader Get Her Legs Waxed
I’ve always been a bit of a clothes hoarder. I justify it by citing the few times that something I hung onto came back in style. More recently, I’ve become thankful for my hoarding tendencies because now everything in my closet seems to be fair game with my daughters. What was once mine and mine … [Read more...]
Travel Beauty Essentials Reviewed!
If you're travelling this winter to somewhere warm...lucky you! I had a bit of a break in St. Maarten last week and I literally wanted to do NOTHING just to slow down the time! It didn't work! Did I mention how much I despise winter? But getting ready for a trip down south meant a little … [Read more...]
A Quick Trip to Brazil? Say Hello to the Quickzillian!
These past few weeks have been quite a trip! I'm having a little fun these days covering the Toronto International Film Festival. Sure, the focus is on the up and coming films but another aspect of TIFF is all the glam and beauty. Leading up to TIFF I had some primping to do as mentioned. You know, … [Read more...]
Your Style Council – The Eyes Have It
I was chatting the other evening with lovely Sara by email, who was lamenting how she needed to get her brows done. "Dude... they're so gross," she said, which I sincerely doubted. But it did get me thinking... Recently, I talked about my own eyebrows, and lack thereof, but for lots of ladies, if … [Read more...]
Waxing on Waxing.
In the mornings, I throw on my game-face pretty quickly. I've been doing it for years... it doesn't vary much. Fill in brows, rim eyes with black liner, a little colour on the cheeks, and some on the eyelids... maybe a bit of shimmer in the brow bone... a light dusting of powder, and then some lip … [Read more...]
Friday Highs and Lows – Hot Wax Edition
The HighI'll let you in on a secret. Every 4-6 weeks I make an appointment with a professional, drag myself up to her little hideaway on the second floor of a building on Yonge St., make niceties, and then let her torture me for 30 minutes. At the end of our session, I hand over my credit card, tip … [Read more...]