SALON DEAUVILLE

6 months since I last coloured and cut my hair, needless to say I was in need of help! Luckily, I have some great Facebook friends who shared some of their recommendations and I decided to try out Salon Deauville ! 1st impressions are everything & Deauville surely delivered: great location with parking – check! It’s hard to find a salon with parking nowadays, without scrambling to find a spot or paying more than the price of a haircut (lol, ok a little over-exaggeration but seriously, it’s bad out there). Behind the golden doors it’s a whole other surprise! A stunning open…

WINTER HYDRATION – HEAD TO TOE KIT

It’s no big secret that our skin gets dry in the winter b/c of the change in temperature, especially during icy cold conditions. And of course, stress & pollution don’t help! I have normal skin, but in winter, it’s a whole different ball game. One day I’m perfectly hydrated and the next my face looks like a prune (true story!) I’ve tried many creams out there, and ususally it takes a few applications to see results. That’s until I tried the Hydra-Essentiel Silky Cream (Normal to Dry skin; $46) & The Hydra-Essential Bi-Phase Serum ($56) and I must admit that the…

KEEP CALM: LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS GIFTS

This one is for the last minute-rs (like me) who will make Christmas shopping look like a piece of cake by getting THE best gifts – follow instructions below and KEEP CALM! 1- SHOPBOP: Clothes, handbags, jewelry or gifts for the home – Shopbop has it all + they offer 2nd day premium shipping options so you’re sure to get all your gifts before Christmas, so don’t worry last minute-rs! ;) I’m obsessed with the selections & designers they carry and I’m sure your gif-tees will be too – there is something for everyone! 2- La Vie En Rose: If…

CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN: SEPHORA

When in doubt, go Sephora! I don’t know any girls who don’t like makeup, but there is always an exception! That’s fine, b/c Sephora carries a ton of other products such as perfume, body washes, creams and shampoos; in a nutshell, it’s a pull proof Christmas shopping destination! And each year, the Christmas packages, value set and limited editions are the envy of the town! Here is a sneak peak of what you can find in stores and online! Atelier Cologne Nécessaire Curated by Sylvie Ganter & Christophe Cervasel ($95): Perfume is a very personal thing and it’s not always…

RECENT BEAUTY DISCOVERIES

Clarins Boosters: These bad boys have quickly become part of my daily & nightly routines! I mix 2-3 drops of the Energy booster with my day cream in the morning and 2-3 drops alternating the Detox & Repair boosters with my night cream. It’s been a few weeks now and I didn’t get any breakouts, my skin is firmer, softer and more radiant! Each booster retails for $40 and it last a long time since you only need a few drops! Love these and highly recommend! Blinc Makeup: This brand is all about quality makeup that’s long lasting! My favourite pieces…

MOTTO JACKETS & GOSH MAKEUP

Happy Friday chix! The Halloween weekend is upon us, and it’s extra special for me as I happen to be born on Halloween – BOO! I took the day off today to run some errands and relax before this weekend’s celebrations. If you wanna see what my hubby and I will dress up as this weekend, follow my IG stories @working_chix! ;) It’s starting to get really cold out there but I’m still hanging on to the motto jackets – my ultimate weekend uniform! To stay warm, I usually wear a warm sweater underneath and I wrap a thick warm…

MODELO SALON & SPA

Hidden gem in Decarie Square! Modelo Salon & Spa is owned & managed by the well known & celebrated hairstylist Sofia Karambela! Give this lady a pair of scissors and she will work her magic! And of course, she has an amazing team of professionals at her disposal. Ruth (colourist extraordinaire) gave me that perfect blond I’ve been looking for years! Not to mention that the salon provides tons of beauty services: hair, makeup, nails & a day spa – all in one stop! When asked why the salon hasn’t moved, Sofia rightfully said: “Where else can you find free parking…