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Beauty
August 13, 2018

Cannabis-Infused Beauty Products

The beauty industry is all about *buzzy* new ingredients, so the recent boom of cannabis-infused products comes as no surprise. Weed, marijuana, Mary Jane, grass, pot, cannabis—whatever you call it, chances are you’ve never considered it something that should be a part of your skincare routine (until now).

Challenging the notion that cannabis only belongs in a bong, beauty companies have recently started using the plant for its skincare benefits. Here’s the FORA-1-1 on cannabis-infused beauty products.

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Fashion
August 9, 2018

Osheaga 2018 Best Dressed Performers


A reported 135,000 music fans braved the heat and metro crowds this weekend to make the annual pilgrimage to Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal for the 13th annual Osheaga Music and Arts Festival.

While the city was under a heat wave, artists took the stage in huge high-energy performances and unforgettable looks that took festival style to a whole new level. From Dua Lipa’s all-white denim ensemble to Jenny Lewis’ colourful floral romper, here are some of our favourite performer looks from Osheaga 2018.

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Beauty
August 3, 2018

Clean Beauty Brands We Love

The green beauty movement exploded onto the scene a couple years ago and it’s clear it’s here to stay. If you haven’t already added a few clean beauty products to your skincare regime, you’ve probably at least thought about going green once or twice.

So what does it mean if a product has a “clean” stamp of approval? Simply put, it means it’s created without ingredients known or thought to be harmful. Of course, just like regular beauty products, not all clean beauty is created equal. Here’s a buying guide to some of our faves!

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Lifestyle
August 2, 2018

Unveiled: How Much Should You Gift At A Wedding?

Wedding SZN got you feeling broke? The idea of having to spring for travel costs, hotels, a new dress, and a present for each occasion can be a serious source of stress. As wedding invites start to pile up, dollar signs start to flash–and to complicate matters more is the lack of concrete wedding gift etiquette.

How much do you spend on a wedding gift? Can you buy gifts outside the registry? Is giving cash gauche? In this installment of Unveiled, we get to the bottom of how much you should be gifting at a wedding.

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Lifestyle
July 20, 2018

The Five Women Who Made Me: Sherren Lee

Behind every successful woman is more women who inspired her, lifted her up and supported her throughout her career.

Canadian director Sherren Lee has been writing, directing, and producing her own work since 2009, but before then, Lee actually wanted to be an actress. It wasn’t until she directed a play in university that things clicked and she realized directing was her career path. We recently caught up with the Taiwan-born, Montreal raised, and currently Toronto-based filmmaker to talk about what it’s like being a female director and to ask her about the five women who shaped her career.

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Lifestyle
July 19, 2018

The Leading Ladies of Cryptocurrency

If you’re not one of the lucky tech titans that mastered the art of cryptocurrency early on, you probably have a lot of questions. What is Bitcoin? Is this even legal? Can I make money from this? And most importantly, why is cryptocurrency is such a boys club?

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Beauty
July 17, 2018

The Ultimate Summer Skincare Routine From Dermalogica’s Brooke Anderson

Summer means the days get longer, weather gets warmer, and there is more time for all things ~fun-in-the-sun~ But summertime also means spending hours in the blazing sun, so it’s important to remember to take care of your skin.

As the seasons change, so does the look and feel of our skin and we need to reconsider our skincare regime to match the changes we see and what our skin needs at that time. We recently caught up with Dermalogica’s senior brand educator Brooke Anderson to get her top tips for taking care of your skin this summer.

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Beauty
July 16, 2018

FORA x FENTY: One Look, Two Skin Tones

We all know that Fenty Beauty is the ultimate makeup line for ~every person~ with its wide range of products and tones, so when we had the chance to get some one-on-one two time with Hector Espinal, Fenty Beauty Global Makeup Artist, we knew just what we wanted him to demonstrate.

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Lifestyle
July 12, 2018

FORA FIRSTS: Julia Michaels

At 24 years old, Julia Michaels has opened for Shawn Mendes, Niall Horan and Maroon 5, she’s written songs for such artists as Justin Bieber, Gwen Stefani, Demi Lovato and Fifth Harmony, she’s been nominated for two Grammy awards– and yet she still crumpled to the floor when she heard Britney Spears sing one of her songs.

What we’re saying here is— SHE’S JUST LIKE US. And we love her.

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Beauty
July 11, 2018

Get A Summer Glow Without Going To The Beach

Summer is all about achieving the perfect tan, but it doesn’t necessarily take a trip to the beach to get sun-kissed, glowing skin.

Whether you care about protecting your skin from UV damage or you’re just more of a snow bunny, you can get a summer glow without lying in the scorching heat all day. Here’s how to look like a beach babe without hitting the sand!

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