Category: Style & Beauty

New Simple Skincare Hydrating Cleansing Oil


What:
The Simple Skincare Hydrating Cleansing Oil is made with 100% pure grapeseed oil, which is light in texture and infused with skin-loving ingredients that leave all skin types  cleansed, instantly hydrated and soft. The cleansing oil is a gentle, soothing and effective way to remove make-up and to deeply cleanse without stripping or irritating the skin, keeping the natural oils in your skin balanced.

About: Oil attracts oil, so when a few drops of the Simple Hydrating Cleansing Oil are massaged onto dry skin, the formula efficiently attracts grease and make-up and then rinses away effectively once the oil is emulsified with a little water.

Bonus: Dermatologist tested, hypoallergenic, non-comedogenic, ophthalmologist tested and packed with skin-loving ingredients including multi-vitamins.

Where: Available in drug, mass, grocery stores and through eCommerce partners nationwide, $12.97-$16.97 for 125mL.

Stay Confident in Colour with Dove Invisible Antiperspirant


Summer calls for colourful style swaps – ditch the dark and dingy for fuchsia flowy dresses and cobalt cut offs without worrying about white marks.

New Dove Invisible Antiperspirant sticks and dry sprays are formulated to leave no white marks on 100 colours while providing softer, smoother underarms. On top of keeping you confident in colour, Dove Invisible offers 48-hour odour and wetness protection for those rising temperatures.

So dive into your closet with certainty knowing that Dove Invisible Antiperspirant has you, and your clothes covered. Style expression has never been so easy.

The lineup includes:
1. Clear Finish – Clean floral fragrance, which complements the beauty finish offering, a
different execution using clean, crisp notes on top of a feminine floral heart.
2. Sheer Fresh  – Bright fruity notes of pineapple and pear are combined with an elegant floral bouquet of freesia, jasmine and water lily, with caring and creamy back notes adding the finishing touch.

Available in drug, mass, grocery stores and through eCommerce partners nationwide for $3.97-$8.99 (45g /107g). For more info and to learn more about the Real Beauty Pledge visit www.Dove.ca.

Canuck Super Group TransCanada Highwaymen
 Tour Southern Ontario

(L-R) Moe Berg, Chris Murphy, Craig Northey, Steven Page

Where: Southern Ontario Tour
When: April 19–28, 2017
Cost: Tickets Vary depending upon Venue

Details: Four friends, four frontmen and four iconic Canadian rock bands  – the TransCanada Highwaymen is a Canuck super group made up of Moe Berg of The Pursuit of Happiness, Chris Murphy of Sloan, Craig Northey of Odds and Steven Page, formerly of Barenaked Ladies.

Performing 16 of their hit songs including fan faves “I’m an Adult Now”, “The Other Man”, “It Falls Apart” and “Brian Wilson”, the set will also incorporate band videos, never before shared photos and inside jokes gleaned from 25 years of friendship and camaraderie.

From British Columbia to Nova Scotia, each individual TransCanada Highwaymen member has left an indelible mark on the Canadian music scene. They come together now to share their road stories and laugh at the mayhem, mishaps and mischief that go along with being part of a band. Switching instruments throughout the show, the band will move freely from music to memories while providing behind the scenes access to the creative minds who wrote the songs that everyone knows and loves.

For this limited engagement, Moe, Chris, Craig and Steven will share a glimpse into one of the most transformative eras in Canadian music. Ontario tour dates include Brampton, Brantford, Guelph, Kingston, North Bay, Oakville, Richmond Hill and St. Catharines, April 19 – 28.

ONTARIO TOUR APRIL 2017
April 19 – St. Catharines, ON @ FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, Tickets from $53
April 20 – Guelph, ON @ River Run Centre, Tickets from $50
April 22 – Kingston, ON @ The Grand Theatre, Tickets from $50
April 23 – North Bay, ON @ Capitol Centre, Tickets from $40
April 25 – Oakville, ON @ Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, Tickets from $73
April 26 – Brantford, ON @ Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, Tickets $55
April 27 – Richmond Hill, ON @ Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, Tickets $50
April 28 – Brampton, ON @ Rose Theatre, Tickets from $50

More Info: @TCHighwaymen

Viviscal Extra Strength for Thicker, Fuller Looking Hair

This year, prioritize looking and feeling great – inside and out – and stroll through 2017 with confidence! Great hair plays an important role in boosting our mood and how we feel about our overall appearance. Now you can revitalize your hair with Viviscal’s new Extra Strength formula.

Celebrity cult-favourite hair supplement Viviscal Extra Strength is a clinically proven supplement for women and men experiencing thinning hair to support healthy hair growth from within and is 100% drug free. The new formula has 50% more Amino Mar C, the key active ingredient – and now includes biotin, iron, zinc, and more – to achieve even thicker, fuller-looking hair than before. It’s the best kept beauty secret to many celebs, including Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Karlie Kloss, Cynthia Nixon and more!

Dietary Supplements – Viviscal Extra Strength hair growth supplement is scientifically formulated with the exclusive and clinically proven marine complex AminoMar®. Viviscal Extra Strength nourishes thinning hair and promotes hair growth from within. 100% drug free, Viviscal Extra Strength promotes thicker, fuller hair and reduces hair shedding in women of all hair types.

Recommended Daily Intake – Take 2 tablets daily for a minimum of 3-6 months (1 in the morning and 1 in the evening, taken with water after food). Thereafter, users may reduce their daily intake to 1-2 tablets daily if desired. However, many users choose to remain on Viviscal beyond the 6-month program in order to maintain optimal hair growth results.

Availability for $59.99 at www.viviscal.ca and Shoppers Drug Mart.   @Viviscal_Canada

Niki Kavakonis Designs for the Holidays!

Niki Kavakonis Designs is an intimate shop located in charming Bloor West Village offering unique jewellery designs. Every piece in the shop is an original, meticulously researched, designed and hallmarked with Niki’s stamp and the applicable mark for silver or gold.

While all are on sale in the store at a wide array of price points, Niki enjoys the challenge of commissioned, custom designs, working with her clients to create unique, singular pieces. A number of her ring designs are created to be worn by either men or women.

If you are looking for Holiday gift ideas here are a few of our favourite Niki Kavakonis Design picks:

Photo Credit: Robert Watson


Sunrise Ruby Earrings
– 18K white gold, 5ct+ star ruby from India. Certified Gemmological Institute, India. Inspired by 13th century Persian poet Rumi. Created in part using 3D printing technology.

These earrings were included in Out of this World! at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Their museum appearance came prior to their network television debut on the television series, Castle, where they adorned the earlobes of Susan Sullivan.

While a pair, only one Sunrise Ruby earring contains a star ruby.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Niki Kavakonis Design


Ad Astra Ring
(available for men or women). Sterling silver, iron-nickel meteorite fragment (from the Kennedy Space Centre, Cape Canaveral, Florida).

In Latin, Ad Astra means “to the stars”. Written by Virgil in the Aenid, book IX, line 641, as spoken by Apollo, sic itur ad astra (“thus you shall go to the stars”).

Niki’s ring recently appeared in the Out of this World! Jewelry in the Space Age exhibition at Forbes Museum in New York City and Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Niki Kavakonis Design


Good Fortune Necklace
– Sterling silver with inserted personal message.

The Good Fortune necklace allows the owner or 
gift-giver to place a paper good luck message into the hollow cavity of the silver cookie. The cookie has an interesting geometric structure, based on a circle, and folds a little like origami. 
Each Good Fortune is individually hand-folded.

 

Fully accessible, Niki Kavakonis Designs is located at 2465 Bloor Street West (at Jane) and across from the Jane TTC stop. Street and lot parking is available nearby. Shop hours: Monday, Tuesday: by appointment; Wednesday to Friday: 1:30 to 7pm; Saturday: 1 to 6pm. Closed Sunday. For more info visit www.nikikavakonisdesigns.com  @NikiKdesigns

 

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