Winter Beauty & Style Picks

The winter always has new and festive things come our way because let’s face it- Canada is all about the winter. Well one other thing Canada is becoming quite involved in is the green scene. The eco-friendly industry is reaching higher peaks by the day because regular folk want to invest their dollars where they feel it is well spent. Many national and local brands have adapted to this lifestyle. One of them being Lara Bazant of Bazant Unique Adornments is branded as one of Canada’s top eco brand –it offers workshops, custom design and jewelry parties in the artsy Distillery District.

Guerlain has launched is Rouge G de Guerlain Jewel Lipstick that is just the perfect shade of red for this holiday season. Its sleek and sexy packaging allows it to be a collector piece that can be found at select Guerlain counters.
Jeanne Lottie brings everything fun and energetic when we think of bags and accessories. This winter the brand has glammed up its style with lace clutches and sequence embellishments. FW loves the new looks and they would be perfect add on to any party outfit this season.

Dennis Merotto is the designer who launched his spring 2012 collection featuring simple lines, pop of colour but mostly known for his simple charm that can be a staple in anyone’s closet and dressed up with amazing accessories or dressed down for work and professional atmospheres. Available at Holt Renfrew and other stores all over Canada, he’s a must see this season.

Inspired by 30 years of innovation and ground breaking DNA research, Estée Lauder unveils breakthrough results from the brand’s unprecedented Clinical and Sensory research on Advanced Night Repair conducted around the globe on over 500 women of all ages and ethnicities. Research included an Unprecedented 12 Month Clinical Study, which yielded extraordinary results proving women continued to experience a dramatic reduction over the 12 months in major signs of visible aging with use of Advanced Night Repair. FW highly recommends this product to all its readers who are looking for long lasting results.

Harajuku’s Jingle G is so cute and so fun that not only is it a great gift for friends or family but also fun for different age groups. Gwen Stefani has hit many markets with this product because at only $19.99 so practically anyone can afford it. It’s a FW must have this winter season. Another great scent is the Balenciaga L’Essence available at Murale, select Bay and Holt Renfrew and a shout out to Chloe’s great scents such as New Love and their signature scent Chloe for offering evergreen charm al year long. This offers consumers the choice of having high fashion in their homes without the cost.

Philosophy always has the greatest packaging. The holiday season bring us tin boxes with holiday season type of prints and animations. Putting us all in the festive mood – the Philosophy Purity Ornamental treats are just pure fun and can actually hung by a tree. They are facial cleansers for dry and sensitive skin and leave a long lasting clean feel.