Beauty

Plus, suggestions for Black-owned businesses where you can shop instead With the recent wave of protests around anti-Black racism and police brutality in the United States and Canada, there’s been a reckoning within some very prominent companies. Execs at female-focused companies like The Wing have resigned amid allegations that they fostering discriminatory and unequal work
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In this case, size absolutely matters A new pair of crisp white sneakers. A fresh and breezy linen dress. A cheeky pair of Canadian-designed earrings to spice up your daily Zoom calls. These things might seem superficial, but I’m a firm believer in the mood-boosting power of these sartorial cuties. And you know what’s sparking
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Treat yourself *and* support LGBTQ+ causes It’s Pride month and while festivities may be postponed due to COVID-19, that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate virtually from the comfort of our home by hopping into Club Quarantine’s virtual pride launch party or checking out SodaStream’s virtual drag brunch. Something we can also do from home? Online shop. But
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We’re deep into quarantine, and top of mind for many people is their hair. And no, we’re not talking about the hair on our head. At more than thirteen weeks into COVID-19 lockdown, avid waxers are likely experiencing serious withdrawal when it comes to their monthly or bi-monthly hair removal, and wondering if they can take the
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Several Bollywood celebs have been called hypocrites for actively perpetuated colourism by profiting off skin-lightening creams Over the past week, several Bollywood celebrities spoke out on social media in support of Black Lives Matters. But statements of protest against racism from stars like Priyanka Chopra, Sonam Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and Disha Patani was immediately met
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This is the longest stretch of downtime that Kiana Ledé has had in a while. With four EPs and one critically-acclaimed album, Kiki, 2020 was primed for a Kiana takeover. But, in a season where staying home is the new normal, she’s giving herself the time and space to just be. Turn on your KianaCam,
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From Canadian talent on the come up to international superstars Gorgeous looks from the Canadian designer Kaela Kay (Photo: Courtesy Kaela Kay) Black-owned beauty businesses have been on a well-applauded rise in recent years. But when it comes to diversity in fashion, Black-led labels, especially in the luxury market, still feel like a rarity—save a few exceptions.
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Here are 20 companies, both big and small, worth spending your $$$ on Inclusivity and general wokeness is far from perfect in the current beauty climate (like when some brands release a foundation in only five shades ranging from “porcelain” to “sunkissed”? #howboutno), but there’s solace in knowing it’s never been easier to support a
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