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Amandine Abroad: Anguilla Travel Guide

This year I discovered Anguilla for the first time and fell in love. It's secluded, it's incredibly tranquil (at the right time of year), the food is delicious, and the views are outstanding. I love it so much that I’ve rounded up the best things to do in Anguilla so it's simple for you to enjoy without all the planning! How to Get There: Anguilla is really a hidden gem, and what comes with being a precious stone... difficult to get to. I didn’t know the effort that it took to get there, so each step came as an (unwelcome) surprise. Now that I know the steps, and best ways to get around them, I’m more than excited to make the...

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Repair and Prepare for Fall

Factors like the sun and environmental stressors can cause damage throughout the summer. But, with the sudden change in weather, we also want to prevent new damage from occurring throughout the winter months, all while keeping our glow. Full of skin calming and antioxidant benefits, Inner Glow allows you to use one product to achieve an incredible range of skin replenishing results. Not only will your fall skincare routine be amplified, but it will also be simplified. Here’s everything thats trying to distort your natural beauty this fall, and how Inner Glow will help: Prevent & Repair Dehydration: The sun and cold weather both leach the moisture from our skin - so ingredients like Grape Seed and Avocado oil work...

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From Law to Beauty

What may seem like an unpredictable jump between two very contrasting careers was actually a decision based in fate and family. Like many other young people growing up, I didn’t want to do what my parents did. My family is the epitome of entrepreneurs - my father has owned multiple hair salons, my mother owned a beauty boutique, and my brother and father teamed up to create Colour Lab - the first and only colour-only hair salon in Toronto. I saw the struggle and unpredictability of owning your own business as a major deterrence. Although I was completely obsessed with all things fashion and beauty, I never felt like I would fit into the industry or find the stability I...

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The Business of Natural Beauty: Panel Roundup

In August we hosted a panel with some of the top Canadian skincare brands to delve into the business behind natural skincare. Lily Tse founder of Think Dirty, Julie Clark founder of Province Apothecary, and Bill Baker founder of Consonant Skincare joined myself and our lovely moderator Emily Ramshaw at an intimate panel discussing everything from breaking into a tough market, being sustainable, and what even is natural beauty.  On Breaking Into a Tough Market:  One of the first questions asked is usually: Why? Why did you decide to start your own skincare line, especially when there are so many others out there? The answer was unanimous: our own needs. Each panelist, including Lily from Think Dirty, stated the reason...

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Stressed Skin Refresh

After a long weekend in the sun our stressed skin needs a reset. We’ve rounded up the best products to hydrate, brighten and refresh your skin, with some help from a fellow #glowgetter: Lauren at Shopstyle! 1. Inner Glow Face Oil: The ultimate multi-correctional product to help target multiple concerns at once. Calendula will keep your skin looking freshly sun kissed, squalane will plump and soften, sea buckthorn will nourish and protect, all while frankincense tightens and lifts the skin. It will also help reduce inflammation if you happen to take a little extra sun. 2. Augustinus Bader Cream or Rich Cream: A great product for soothing sun burns, which was actually developed to help burn patients to forgo skin...

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