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September 18, 2018

Our Favourite Movies At TIFF And Their Perfect Beauty Product Pairing


The 2018 Toronto International Film Festival brought out some of the most exciting new movies and the hottest red carpet looks we’ve seen in a while.

From colourful liner to shimmering, dewy skin, there are a lot of looks both on and off the big screen we can get behind, so much so we’re already thinking about how we can steal some of the styles from the films. Here are some of our favourite TIFF movies and a product to go along with them.

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Beauty
September 6, 2018

FORA-1-1: Face Serums

Even though your medicine cabinet is probably filled with all the major skincare essentials like eye cream, moisturizers, sunscreen and more, it might be missing one very important product: a face serum.

Face serums seem to be flooding beauty aisles everywhere. Sure, they feel amazing on the skin, but what exactly are these powerful skincare products made of? And how do they work? While adopting a facial serum can seem intimidating because of its sometimes hefty price tag, the long list of skincare benefits can make it worth it. Here’s the FORA-1-1 on face serums.

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Lifestyle
August 23, 2018

Fujifilm Instax SQ6 x iHeartRadio MMVAs Giveaway!

We’ve seen your Insta crush hashtagging his #35mm photos on Instagram, so I guess film is the new digital right? Find out how you can win the new Fujifilm Insta SQ6 camera and printer below!

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Fashion
August 21, 2018

2018 MTV VMAs Best Dressed

While it’s not known for ball gowns, the MTV Video Music Awards has a style all of its own. Over its three-decade history, the annual award show has seen it all from bikini tops and crazy cut out dresses to sleek suits and everything in between. One this is certain: fashionistas at the VMAs rarely disappoint

Denim-on-denim, Latex, feathers, meat dresses—anything goes at the MTV VMAs and this year, the stars pulled out all the stops. Here are some of our top picks for best dressed at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards.

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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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