ctv logo

Coming Up

Fri 26 Beauty products that work quickly to get you ready faster

Tanning and Not Wearing Sunscreen

Tanning without sunscreen is an obviously a no-no. But if you are forgetful (hey, we all are!), consider a foundation or a BB that has SPF added (Burt’s Bees). If you don’t like the greasy feel, there are options that give a matt finish (SkinCeuticals).  Self-tanners have come a long way — you will no longer look streaked or fake baked.
  • Sunscreen with BB cream: Burt’s Bee’s BB cream with SPF 15, $17.99 
  • Sunscreen: SkinCeuticals Physical Matte UV Defense SPF 50, $44
  • Self tanner: St.Tropez Self Tan Luxe Dry Oil, $60.00

Focusing Only on Your Face Moisturizer

How often do you moisturize your neck? Never? You are not alone. Your neck, upper chest and hands should be treated as nicely as your face. You never think of these parts until it’s too late.
  • Face cream: Philosophy Take A Deep Breath Oil-Free Oxygenating Gel, $49  
  • Eye cream: Philosophy Take A Deep Breath Eye Oxygenating Eye Gel, $72
  • Hand cream: The Body Shop Hemp Hand Protector, $21 
  • Skin Republic Neck + Décolletage Repair sheet mask, $9, beautyboutique.ca

Blasting Breakouts

Women typically over wash, over treat, over touch and over pick. If you have a huge zit, here's your new routine: Use a salicylic acid cleanser with moisturizing ingredients, followed by a spot treatment with salicylic acid.
  • Cleanser: ClariSEA Purifying Cleanser, $29, available at Murale
  • Spot treatment: Dermalogica Clear Start Emergency Fix, $22 


Squeaky-clean pores may initially feel good, but over cleansing can actually increase oil production and worsen breakouts. You only need to exfoliate your skin once a week to keep it healthy. 
  • Exfoliator: Indeed Facial Powdered Exfoliator, available at Shoppers Drugmart or Loblaws, $19.99  



'Small Victories' Makeover: Part 3

We’re all about celebrating life victories, including the small ones! Below, stylist Peter Papapetrou reveals a new look on Alanna, one three viewers commemorating small wins. 

Alanna’s New Look

Top, H&M, $39.99
Jacket, H&M, $64.99
Pants, Mendocino, $165
Shoes, www.shoeme.ca, $247.99
Purse, H&M, $19.99
Cuff and necklace, H&M, $22.98
Clothes provided by: 


Share your thoughts below


There Could Be Hidden Dangers Lurking At Your Favourite Nail Salon

Follow these expert tips to make sure you manicure isn't ruined by a nasty infection

Two-Toned Lips Are One Of Spring's Biggest Beauty Statements

From the 'sweaty' look, to multi-coloured lips, the latest beauty trends are anything but subtle

These Inspiring Fashion Brands Really (Really!) Give Back

You can definitely feel good about opening your wallet for these companies

The Beauty Products You Should Put Away For Spring And Summer

And what you should be replacing them with

Friday, March 18

Coming Up

Fri 26 Beauty products that work quickly to get you ready faster