When you’re as famous for your looks—sun-streaked locks, perfect tan—as for your marriage to a star quarterback, anything you say about beauty is bound to be scrutinized. It took supermodel Gisele Bündchen two sentences to turn sunscreen into front-page news. “I cannot put this poison on my skin. I do not use anything synthetic,” the Brazilian bombshell declared.
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The beauty industry as a whole contributes a huge amount to environmental pollution, mostly through its enthusiastic use of plastics. But these days, it’s easy to choose salon hair-care labels that are making efforts to be sustainable and eco-friendly.
In Canada, our beauty brands are inclusive and socially conscious, the embodiment of the cliché about Canadian “niceness”. Everyone wants what we’ve got. Read on to find out what to buy from the next generation of quintessentially Canadian beauty brands.
What’s the difference between mineral and chemical sunscreens? Is one better for your skin or for the environment? We examine the sunscreen debate.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: A blanket of yellow covers the rolling hills of Corsica, France’s island of beauty, creating a scent that drifts far out to the sea. The arid maquis is densely layered with myrtle, rosemary, thyme, sage, and cork oak; alongside this fragrant scrubland are fields of immortelle, a vivid yellow flower that mingles mightily.
In recent years, some companies have clued in to the fact that men want products that are effective and well-designed. Here, eight luxe skin-care products for men. Ladies, you may finally be able to steal his products for a change.
The new skin-care line Céla, by Toronto Hammam Spa founder Celine Tadrissi, is rooted in Canada.
Ingestible skin care (pills, powders, and drinks that are good for your skin) have been huge in Asia for decades, but they’ve only recently made their way to North America. But what’s the science behind ingestibles?