Professional Make-Up, Idiots and the YouTube Magazine Makeover

Recently, a video on YouTube showed four women getting the “celebrity” treatment of professional hair and make-up and a photo shoot.  The pictures were then digitally edited to look more “ideal” in the mainstream sense.  Before these pictures were done,… Continue Reading

Elle Canada’s Fashioniesta: Cars, Food, Shopping and Beauty!

Last week, I had went to Elle Canada’s style/meet-and-greet designers event at the Fermenting Cellar at Toronto’s Distillery District.  The event, called FashionIESTA (the event was a partnership with the 2014 Ford Fiesta) featured a bit of shopping, as well… Continue Reading

Luxe Brands, Drugstore Make-Up and 30 Days of Beauty at Shoppers

I just realized that I’ve been wearing make-up for over 20 years and have noticed how much drugstore make-up has changed over the past two decades.  When I first started wearing make-up, drugstores like Shoppers Drug Mart carried the classics… Continue Reading

SAVVY Shopping at Pomp and Pageantry

On Saturday, SAVVY TO, a Toronto-based organization that hosts events for savvy, professional women held a shopping event at new Yorkville boutique, Pomp and Pageantry.  The store, owned by Shellie Willms, opened just a few months ago at 112 Scollard… Continue Reading

Mad Men for Banana Republic Party at Yorkdale!

On the eve of the line’s launch, Banana Republic held a party celebrating Janie Bryant’s second Mad Men collection at many stores across North America, including Toronto’s Yorkdale location.  With 1960s-inspired appetizers from Daniel et Daniel and as well as… Continue Reading

Pictures from Toronto’s Shop ‘Til You Drop!

Lou Lou Magazine’s Shop ‘Til You Drop held its Toronto event last night.  Shoppers braved the on-and-off rain for the amazing with good discounts, delicious mini desserts at many of the stores and most of all, a great deal of… Continue Reading

Cervical Cancer Awareness at Dundas Square

Cynthia Cheng Mintz Everyone knows that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Pink is everywhere and there is a great deal of literature.  However, few realize that the final week of October is also cervical cancer awareness week.  This cancer is… Continue Reading