Dave’s “Summer Beauty All-Stars” on Cityline

What are the best-performing beauty and fragrance products for hot summer weather? I investigated and brought my “Summer Beauty All-Stars” to Cityline.

Here are nine products worth checking out this summer:

Pat McGrath Labs Bridgerton MTHRSHP: Diamond of the First Water Eyeshadow Palette, $86

This limited-edition, six-shade eyeshadow palette features regal and romantic Bridgeton-inspired hues created by pro-makeup star Pat McGrath. It’s a 21st century take on Georgian glamour. At

Pat McGrath Labs Bridgerton Divine Blush + Glow Trio: Love at First Blush, $63

You’ll find two Bridgeton-inspired blush shades and a Divine Glow highlighter in this limited-edition cheek palette. These products have a silky, featherlight formulation that sweep on effortlessly and blend flawlessly. At

Origins Ginzing SPF 40 Energy-Boosted Tinted Moisturizer, $53

This multi-tasking moisturizer hydrates, energizes, perfects and protects in one simple step. Caffeine from coffee beans and Panax Ginseng instantly boosts moisture levels while protecting from UVB rays. It adds a sheer tint of colour as well. Works for all skin types. Beauty award-winning product. Available at

Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Nerolia Vetiver, $125

This fragrance marks a huge advance in sustainable luxury fragrances with 95% natural origin ingredients formulated with alcohol from organic farming.

This luminous woody-floral for her or him with notes of Calabrian neroli, sparkling bergamot, petitgrain, basil, fig accord and woody vetiver. Available at

Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Italian Summer 2022 Love Pour Femme, $138

Master perfumer Olivier Cresp blends tangy Calabrian lemon and Granny Smith apple notes with jasmine sambac, pure white rose, ambrette, Virginia cedarwood, warm amber and white musk. Available at

Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Italian Love Summer 2022 Pour Homme, $110

Perfumer Shyamala Maisondieu layers notes of Italian bergamot, juicy frozen grapefruit (cold pressed from the peel) with green notes of violet leaf and marine accord. Cashmere woods and vetiver create a masculine drydown. Available at

Philosophy purity made simple, $36

This award-winning one-step facial cleanser melts away dirt, oil and makeup. It tones and lightly hydrates for perfectly clean skin that is comfortably balanced. Works beautifully at removing waterproof sunscreens. Can be used in the hair to remove styling products. At

Global summer skincare trend: hyaluronic acid

Hyaluronic acid is one of the most important ingredients in skincare. It’s a sugar molecule that occurs naturally in the skin that helps bind water to collagen trapping it and helping plump up your skin and keep hair hydrated. It can hold 1000x its weight in water

L’Oreal Paris Hyaluron Plump 72H Moisture Plump Serum

Tame dry hair with this moisture plump serum that instantly replenishes hair with moisture and increases fibre diameter by 9% with every use. It’s ideal to use during hot summer days when intense sunlight can drain hair of precious moisture. Available at Shoppers Drug mart

L’Oreal Paris Hyaluron Plump 72H Moisture Hydration Shampoo

This rehydrating shampoo instantly coats the cuticles and fills hair with 72H of moisture with no weighdown that is up to 10x more hydrated. Available at Shoppers Drug Mart

L’Oreal Paris Hyaluron Plump 72H Moisture Hydration Conditioner

This intensive hydrating conditioner boosts moisture levels in hair and is designed to work synergistically with the shampoo and serum. Available at Shoppers Drug Mart

Skin cancer cases are on the rise globally as are skin-aging effects like dark spots, premature fine lines and sagging.

Ombrelle Sensitive Expert Body Lotion SPF 60, $19.99

Ombrelle Ultra Light Advanced Face Lotion SPF 60, $16.99

Ombrelle Kids Wet’n Protect Sunscreen SPF 60, $18.98

This hypoallergenic sunscreen is specially formulated and tested for sensitive skin. It offers excellent broadspectrum protection from UVA and UVB rays. Best yet, it doesn’t clog pores and allows skin to breathe. Available at Shoppers Drug Mart

Choose your sunscreen based on activity-specific formulations. For example, choose waterproof for water sports, sweat proof for cycling our outdoor volleyball,

Apply sunscreen under your clothes to avoid a stripe of sunburn.

Montblanc Legend Red, $120

Montblanc Legend Red is an energizing aromatic-woody scent for him that blends notes of blood orange, sage and mahogany woods. The sage contributes a strongly aromatic character and balances the freshness of the orange and the masculinity of the woods.

Ingredients: blood orange, sage, mahogany woods. Available at


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    June 17, 2022 at 9:37 am

    I love tracy! I’m interested in the blush trio from Pat. The perfect summer colours. I’m also loving cream blushes this summer, i love fenty’s

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    Roberta MacQuarrie
    June 16, 2022 at 7:55 pm

    I did not realize that Hyaluronic was also used in hair products! I am going to give them a try!

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    Sherri Gelbart
    June 15, 2022 at 1:34 pm

    Hyaluronic Acid is one of my favorite skincare ingredients, but I haven’t taken advantage of it in haircare. I need to look into the L’Oréal Paris Hyaluron Plump 72H line!

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    M. S. Thompson
    June 13, 2022 at 5:47 pm

    Great information as always. Very interested to read about Philosophy purity made simple cleanser that is multi-purpose, can also be used for hair. Will be looking for this product.

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    Jamie Johnson
    June 13, 2022 at 12:05 pm

    All such great summer picks, Dave!! My faves are the Origins Ginzing Tinted Moisturizer and Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Italian Summer 2022 Love Pour Femme. Light Blue is the PERFECT summer scent! And so many days during the summer, the only product besides SPF I put on is perfume! I sweat A LOT, and I work very hard. That combo makes for a very sweaty me! Any product that can help remedy that is a winner in my book. So that’s one reason I like my perfume so strong. It has to hold up against, well, me!! But there are a ton of other amazing products in these picks that are just brilliant! Those Bridgerton palettes are GORGEOUS!! So fine!! All of these are really great picks, Dave! Thanks!! xoxoJJ

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    Trisha Pedros
    June 13, 2022 at 9:40 am

    Wow as always! I love my favourite beauty guru and Tracy laughing together! You are absolutely so fun!

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    Bessie Boyd
    June 12, 2022 at 8:35 pm

    Oh the Origins Ginzing SPF 40 energy-boosted tinted Moisturizer sounds amazing! Such a great list of products! The Philosophy Purity Made Simple Cleanser is such a great, timeless & classic cleanser suited for all skin types/all ages! One of my all time favorites & the very first prestigious cleanser I ever purchased when I was 20 from Sephora! Back then there was no Ulta & I had to drive 2 hours to Atlanta to get to Sephora AR Lenox Mall! Oh the memories! Stepping into Sephora for the first time in 1999, I felt like a child on Christmas Day! Thank you as always Dave for sharing these great summer products! I wish I could try them all! So lovely! @BoydBess

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    Janice S.
    June 12, 2022 at 8:08 am

    I watched this video and you convinced me to pick up Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Italian Love Eau De Toilette — it is a perfect summer scent! If you like citrusy scents, you’ll love this one! It smells like a freshly squeezed grapefruit and gives me a summertime feel. The scent type says citrus/woodsy but it smells more citrusy to me than woodsy.

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    Janet M
    June 11, 2022 at 6:24 pm

    Thanks for the info on all these great products. I am off to shop.

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    Kristen Visser
    June 11, 2022 at 3:20 pm

    oooo such a great line up . i would love to try the tinted moisturizer

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    June 11, 2022 at 2:36 pm

    fun items

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    Nicola Maycock
    June 11, 2022 at 12:29 pm

    I have sensative skin that needs to be protected against the sun as I have inections that can make me more prone to burning and skin cancer, the Ombrelle Kids Wet’n Protect Sunscreen SPF 60 sounds amazing, its a tad on the pricy side, but you cant put a price on skin health. deffo be looking in to this. thanks

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    June 11, 2022 at 11:20 am

    Oh gosh the Origins Ginzing SPF 40 Energy-Boosted Tinted Moisturizer sounds amazing!

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    Sonia Chang
    June 11, 2022 at 10:45 am

    Beautiful beauty products with great prices . Love to experience these.

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    Coline T.
    June 11, 2022 at 9:28 am

    Such a great ideas 🙂 SPF 60 is my favourite on the list!

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    Maria Fotopoulou
    June 11, 2022 at 12:11 am

    I”m falling in love with these limited edition Bridgeton-inspired blush shades and a Divine Glow highlighter cheek palette!!! 💋❤️💋

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    Carole D
    June 10, 2022 at 11:19 pm

    The Ombelle Sensitive Expert body lotion and SPF 60 is my favourite on the list. Hydrate and protect. Genius.

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    June 10, 2022 at 8:38 pm

    love these colors: Pat McGrath Labs Bridgerton Divine Blush + Glow Trio: Love at First Blush, $63

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    Susie Wilkinson
    June 10, 2022 at 7:56 pm

    The Ombrelle Ultra Light Advanced Face Lotion SPF 60 sounds great, really high protection!

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    sarah robinson
    June 10, 2022 at 6:37 pm

    hi dave

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    Janene Gutierrez
    June 10, 2022 at 4:17 pm

    All amazing summer ideas.

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    June 10, 2022 at 4:12 pm

    new products to try

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    Aundrea Lauzon
    June 10, 2022 at 11:52 am

    These are perfect product suggestions for skin, hair and nails. I haven’t tried any of them yet, but I definitely will be!

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    sarah robinson
    May 26, 2022 at 9:40 am

    you are so fun to watch Dave
    can’t wait until the next time you’re on cityline 🙂

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    May 24, 2022 at 4:46 am

    The idea of Ombrelle Sensitive Expert Body Lotion just blew my mind a little bit. It not only provides an SPF 60 – which is obviously great, but the fact that it’s an actual lotion intrigues me a whole lot. I think I’d def try that one out. I bet my dry skin would enjoy it.

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