Beauty
Sep 8, 2015

Editors' picks: The best beauty buys of the month

By: ELLE Canada

Geoffrey Ross Author: Elle Canada Credits: Geoffrey Ross

Beauty
Sep 8, 2015

Editors' picks: The best beauty buys of the month

By: ELLE Canada
 

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Editors' picks: the best beauty buys of the month

Editors' pick: Eyeshadow

Consider Chantecaille Protect the Wolves Eye Shade Trio your new eyeshadow spirit animal. The vegan-friendly formula, with silicone-treated pearls and micronized pigments, ensures long-lasting luminous colour. Chantecaille Protect the Wolves Eye Shade Trio ($82), at Holt Renfrew, holtrenfrew.com.   READ MORE: 4 beauty trends to try this fall

By: ELLE Canada Source: Geoffrey Ross Credits: ELLE Canada

Editors' picks: the best beauty buys of the month

Editors' pick: Serum

"Antioxidants are at the top of my skincare-ingredient hit list. This hard-­working serum has enough cell-protecting free-radical fighters to ward off the toxins I’ve built up during a hectic Fashion Month.” - Vanessa Craft, beauty director Elizabeth Arden Prevage Anti-Aging Daily Serum ($210), at Hudson's Bay, thebay.com.   READ MORE: The hottest beauty buys for fall

By: ELLE Canada Source: Geoffrey Ross Credits: ELLE Canada

Editors' picks: the best beauty buys of the month

Editors' pick: Eyeliner

"I could apply this gel eyeliner, go to work, take a Beyoncé dance class and then go for a swim—this stuff won’t budge.” - Victoria DiPlacido, assistant beauty editor Benefit They’re Real! Push-Up Liner in Beyond Brown ($31), at Sephora, sephora.ca; Shoppers Drug Mart, shoppersdrugmart.ca; Murale, murale.ca.    READ MORE: The end of cookie-cutter beauty

By: ELLE Canada Source: Geoffrey Ross Credits: ELLE Canada

Editors' picks: the best beauty buys of the month

Editors' pick: Bronzing serum

"A reformed sun worshipper with a self-tanner phobia, I’d resigned myself to a life of ghostly selfies. But 30 minutes with this foolproof tanner and I was back to my bronzed self.” - Carli Whitwell, beauty & health editor James Read Express Glow Mask Face ($64), at Sephora, sephora.ca.   READ MORE: Like roses? This is the face mask for you

By: ELLE Canada Source: Geoffrey Ross Credits: ELLE Canada

Editors' picks: the best beauty buys of the month

Editors' pick: Fragrance

Consider them her peace accords. Barb Stegmann's The 7 Virtues fragrances, which are made with blends of rose oil from Afghanistan, patchouli from Rwanda and vetiver from Haiti - have helped bring prosperity to war-torn areas across Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean. Now, the Halifax native's story is the subject of a documentary, Perfume War. Stegemann, who has a nose for inspiring others, hopes the doc incites other niche fragrance houses to follow her lead. The 7 Virtues fragrances ($70 for 50 mL), at Hudson's Bay, thebay.com.    READ MORE: This fragrance launched without an official name (that part is up to you)

By: ELLE Canada Source: Geoffrey Ross Credits: ELLE Canada

Editors' picks: the best beauty buys of the month

Editors' pick: Mascara

The surface area and moulded bristles of the Clinique Chubby Lash Fattening Mascara wand catch lashes in one quick swipe.   Clinique Chubby Lash Fattening Mascara wand ($20), at Clinique counters, clinique.ca.    READ MORE: 7 beauty secrets from Gisele's makeup artist

By: ELLE Canada Source: Clinique Credits: ELLE Canada

Editors' picks: the best beauty buys of the month

Editors' pick: Mascara

Swirl the CoverGirl The Super Sizer ($11) wand while applying; this enables the interspersed mini-bristles to coat as close as possible to the lash line.   CoverGirl The Super Sizer ($11), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.    READ MORE: 3 celebrity makeup artists share their red-carpet beauty tricks

By: ELLE Canada Source: CoverGirl Credits: ELLE Canada

Editors' picks: the best beauty buys of the month

Editors' pick: Mascara

Everything about the NARS Audacious Mascara brush is high drama — from its signature jungle-red colour to the 200 plastic bristles and hooks that ensnare lashes.    NARS Audacious Mascara ($34), at NARS counters, narscosmetics.com READ MORE: 4 beauty trends to try this fall

By: ELLE Canada Source: NARS Cosmetics Credits: ELLE Canada
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Editors' picks: The best beauty buys of the month