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    Spring 2019 Catwalk Beauty Trends

    Spring 2019 Catwalk Beauty Trends Fashion Week in New York, Paris, Milan and London often sets beauty trends for the coming season. The world’s top makeup artists collaborate with fashion designers…

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    Seven Anti-Aging Truths

    In the 10 years I’ve been a beauty expert on Cityline, arguably the most common question I get from viewers is about anti-aging products. It’s no wonder. Flip through any fashion…

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    Perfume’s 7 Olfactory Families

    Perfume’s 7 Olfactory Families   Traditional perfumery classifies fragrances into seven different scent “families”. Each has its own character or personality. It’s similar to the way that vintners categorize different types…

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    Makeup for Dry Skin

    Of all the skincare and makeup questions I get on social media, dry skin is tops. When you live in a very dry, cold climate (like Canada), keeping skin in a…

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    Like That? Try This!

        MAC Cosmetics Senior Artist Caitlyn Callahan may work backstage during fashion weeks in Paris, Milan, New York and London, but that doesn’t mean she can’t relate to real customers.…

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    Nina’s Foundation Class

    Nina’s Foundation Class Pro U.K. Makeup Artist Nina Westbury   When it comes to makeup application, there is one question that Nina Westbury and I get more then any other: foundation.…

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    Scent Concentrations

    Scent Concentrations Wondering what the difference is between eau de toilette and parfum? It’s all based on concentration of essential oils. Here’s the breakdown: Eau de cologne: 1 to 5% concentration Eau…

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    Dior’s Top 20 Lipstick Shades

    Dior’s Top 20: Of the dozens and dozens of fashionable lipstick shades that arrive on Dior counters each year, there is a handful of global favourites. Regardless of climate or country,…

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    Vanishing makeup?

    Beauty 911: makeup that disappears by noon The challenge: make your makeup stay put all day The expert: Eric Antoniotti, Clarins’ International Artistic & Training Director Quick fix: Amp up the…

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    All-Star Gloss

    Most department stores stock anywhere from 500 to 1,200 different shades of gloss – a combination of seasonal, limited-edition and permanent hues. And while nude and crimson rule the runway, pink…