Plus, a Toronto hotel hosts a VIP wellness pop-up for TIFF.
Toronto’s 1 Hotel celebrates first TIFF with wellness pop-up
Luxury hotspot 1 Hotel will host two exclusive pop-up experiences this TIFF: private 75-minute spa treatments and a complimentary wellness haven in the hotel’s Flora Lounge. From September 7 to 11, limited appointments will be available for the TIFF VIP package — a hot/cold therapy with HigherDOSE followed by a tailored facial with celebrity esthetician Vee Mistry. The lounge will also be open from September 8 to 12 for guests to try various healing modalities to boost their body’s happy chemicals.
Valentino Beauty hits shelves at Sephora Canada
Love a dramatic makeup application moment? You’re in luck. Valentino Beauty’s glam lineup — lacquered red cases, golden logo and all — is now available at select Sephora Canada stores when you do your monthly (weekly?) beauty run. The collection of lush lipsticks, cream-to-powder blushes and long-wear foundations can also be found online and in-app at prices ranging from $35 to $290.
Chanel Beauty’s FW22 Les Ombres collection has a need for tweed
With its nubbly pouches and embossed powders, the latest limited-edition Les Ombres palettes from Chanel Beauty are a tweed lover’s dream. The collection was inspired by Gabrielle Chanel’s first tweed jackets from nearly a century ago and reimagines the classic fabric in eyeshadow form. Choose from Tweed Fauve (warm golds and browns), Tweed Cuivré (rich metals), Tweed Pourpre (pinks and mauves) and Tweed Brun et Rose (cool browns and beiges).
Too Faced celebrates pumpkin season again this year
Pumpkin Spice fanatics unite. Too Faced has brought back its bestselling fall eyeshadow palette for a “Second Slice” with 18 decadent shades of pumpkin pie–scented goodness. A limited-edition Melted Matte Liquid Lipstick in Pumpkin Spice Latte (a terracotta red in a lip-plumping matte formula) joins the mini collection.
Redken takes environmental impact seriously
Redken has had a makeover. As of September 2022, all existing product lines have been converted to new packaging made from 94 per cent recycled plastic (minus the pump and cap). Plus, all production now takes place in a carbon-neutral factory. The first brand-new product to get the sustainable treatment is the Beach Spray, a lightweight spritz sans salt that creates volume, body and movement for that perfect just-walked-off-a-beach vibe.