brands, and many others, are stepping up efforts to offer refillable packaging and launch sustainability initiatives. "Some have great values and could qualify for certifications, but don’t have the means to undertake the process,” says Simon Tooley, founder of the Etiket Boutique & Spa. So don’t rule out the smaller labels! As consumers, we should learn about the practices of the companies we support. 1. ESTÉE LAUDER Revitalizing Supreme+ Youth Power Creme, $122, and Refill, $110, thebay.com. 2. KÉRASTASE Genesis Bain Hydra-Fortifiant Shampoo Refill Bundle, $80, kerastase.ca. 3. GUERLAIN Aqua Allegoria Nerolia Vetiver Eau de Toilette, $125/75 ml, and Refill, $207/200 ml, guerlain.com.
Rich cleansing creams
When cold weather hits, balm and cream cleansers return to our skin-care routines. Suitable for all skin types, they’re especially appreciated by those with dry and sensitive skin, as they gently cleanse while locking in moisture. Another benefit of rich cleansers is their excellent makeup removal powers. 4. SVR LABORATOIRE Double Cleansing Balm, $23, shoppers drugmart.ca. 5. LABORATOIRE DR RENAUD DermaBarrier Rich Cleansing Cream, $35, ldrenaud.com. 6. NUXE 3-in-1 Crème Fraîche De Beauté, $49, thebay.com.
Body care with active ingredients
face isn’t the only part of the body that can benefit from active ingredients. New body serums and moisturizers are incorporating retinol, niacinamide, AHAs and more into their formulas. There’s an abundance of choice, so choose a treatment best suited to your needs. 7. TOPICALS Slather Exfoliating Body Serum, $38, sephora.ca.
Sunscreens for daily use
the endless options of comfortable, wearable sunscreens on the market, there’s no excuse to skip applying it in your daily routine. Sunscreen is key to reducing the chances of developing skin cancer and the signs of premature aging. “The best anti-aging cream is sunscreen,” says Tooley. 8. SUMMER FRIDAYS ShadeDrops Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Mineral Milk Sunscreen, $47, sephora.ca.
bit of our skin deserves to be pampered! Scalp care is one of the trends for the fall season. At a medical spa, try the HydraFacial Keravive or Jet- Peel treatment for the scalp; at home, add an exfoliant or serum to your routine that’s specifically designed for the head. “Massaging in a scalp scrub helps stimulate blood circulation, which is vital for hair growth and scalp health,” says Kevin Mancuso, trichologist, stylist and international global creative director of Nexxus. 9. SHAERI Pure Scrub Hair & Body Scrub, $38, shaeri.com. 10. AUGUSTINUS BADER The Scalp Treatment, $105, etiket.ca.
Supplements targeting skin, nail and hair health are on the rise. “As they work from the inside, you often have to be patient before you see results,” says Tooley. However, make sure you consult a health-care professional before incorporating any supplements into your regimen. 11. VIVISCAL Extra Strength Hair Supplements, $60, viviscal.ca. 12. SENZO Ladies Formula Multivitamin, $30, senzo.ca.
Cryotherapy at home
We know that the cold is effective in depuffing undereye bags, reducing dark circles, tightening pores and keeping the skin firm. Beauty tools that are used cold, treatments that are best refrigerated and metal or ceramic applicators are becoming increasingly popular, providing a refreshing boost to the skin. 13. SKINBYVEE Gua Sha Cryo Sticks, $150, skinbyvee.com. 14. SKIN PROUD Frozen Over Gel-to-Ice Hydrator, $20, walmart.ca. 15. JOUVIANCE Eye Lift Tightening Eye Serum, $59, jouviance.com
At-home medi-spa treatments
treatments are gaining popularity, but you don’t have to go to a clinic to reap their benefits. There are plenty of targeted products you can use at home that are inspired by dermatology office technologies and ingredients.
Do you ever wonder if all those beauty tools are worth the hype? Well, they improve the penetration of treatments, stimulate blood circulation and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and dark circles. But whether you use a roller, a gua sha or a nanocurrent device, “The key is to use it regularly to maximize its benefits,” says Tooley. 18. BELLA AURA SKINCARE Gravity Reverse Beauty Sculptor, $149, bellaaura.ca.
The graphic liner with a colour burst
“Fall is all about juxtaposing a graphic black eyeliner with bright yellow eye shadow— or another vibrant hue—near the inner corner of the eye to wake up the look,” says international makeup artist Alexandre Deslauriers. 1. ESSENCE Lash Princess Liner, $5, shoppersdrugmart.ca. 2. NYX COSMETICS Ultimate Eye Paint in Sun Gaze, $15, nyxcosmetics.ca.
“Jungle and emerald greens are colours that are totally trending. Opt for a darker shade inspired by nature,” says Deslauriers. “The look is ultra-refined.” 3. ESSIE Nail Polish in Force of Nature, $13.50, shoppersdrugmart.ca.
High-gloss coral pout
“The special occasion lip colour of the season is darling coral, a pinky, orangey hue with an extra shiny finish” says Deslauriers. 4. MILK MAKEUP Electric Glossy Lip Plumper in Wired, $33, sephora.ca. 5. REVLON Super Lustrous Lipstick in Fire and Ice, $12, shoppersdrugmart.ca.
Blue eye shadow
Take it back to the ’60s! Deslauriers suggests applying a blue pencil on the eyelid and topping it off with a powder shadow in a different blue. 6. ESTÉE LAUDER Double Wear 24H Waterproof Gel Eye Pencil in 06 Sapphire Sky, $39, esteelauder.ca. 7. GUERLAIN Ombres G Eyeshadow Quad in 360 Mystic Peacock, $95, guerlain.com.
The ornamented gaze
A small gemstone or a delicate pearl glued near the eyes transforms your look into a real jewel. “You can replace the diamonds with a silver eyeshadow used to create a nice point of light at the inner corner of the eye,” suggests Deslauriers. 8. SHISEIDO POP PowderGel Eye Shadow in Shari-Shari Silver, $29, shiseido.com.
“A very dark lip can give a really chic effect,” says Deslauriers. Simply pair it with a luminous complexion and a swipe of mascara. 9. BAREMINERALS Mineralist Matte Liquid Lipstick in Vivacious, $29, sephora.ca.
Electric pink on the cheeks
“In a nod to the ’80s, use a bright pink lipstick as a blush,” recommends Deslauriers. Applied in a sheer layer, it will freshen up your complexion. For a similar result, you can use a beautiful bright pink powder blush. 10. SMASHBOX Be Legendary Prime & Plush Lipstick in Poolside $32, smash box.ca. 11. RMS BEAUTY ReDimension HydraPowder Blush in Pomegranate Fizz, $38, thedetoxmarket.ca.
Imperfect smoky eyes
“This fall, the smoky eye feels grungeinspired,” says Deslauriers. After applying a brown pencil and blending it with your fingers, add a chartreuse or mustard eyeshadow on top for an industrial effect. 12. BOBBI BROWN Long-Wear Cream Shadow Stick in Bark, $42, bobbibrowncosmetics.ca. 13. LAURA MERCIER Caviar Stick Eye Color in Moonlight, lauramercier.ca.
The glass tint
A vitreous look to the complexion is taking centre stage this season. “It’s achieved by abundantly moisturizing the skin and then applying a serum foundation and cream illuminator on top,” says Deslauriers. The result? Maxed out luminous skin! 14. ILIA BEAUTY True Skin Serum Foundation, $71, sephora.ca. 15. IT COSMETICS Your Skin But Better CC+ Nude Glow with SPF 40, $54, itcosmetics.ca. 16. ANNABELLE Perfect Cream Highlight in Light Champagne, $11, amazn.ca.
Super healthy hair
“The common thread running through the majority of 2022 hair trends is strong, healthy hair that can withstand chemical treatments and styling,” says Mancuso. 1. MATRIX Total Results Instacure Anti- Breakage Porosity Spray, $25, chatters.ca.
“Expressing your personal style is a trend that’s here to stay,” says Mancuso. “Industry professionals are also more aware of the universal need to bring out individual beauty.” And that’s always something to celebrate! 2. AMIKA High Tide Deep Waver, $165, sephora.ca.
“Smooth blondes, natural or coppery reds and milk chocolate or coffee browns are among the most popular shades,” says Mancuso. To keep yours impeccable, arm yourself with haircare products formulated to protect the colouring. 3. NEXXUS Color Assure Shampoo, $15, and Conditioner, $17.50, shoppersdrugmart.ca.
All-in ’90s ponies
Pulled-back hairstyles are back in vogue, and look great in tight or loose versions. "Ponytails are high and visible, medium-high set at the back of the head or ultra-low at the nape in a tousled version,” says Mancuso.
The bob with bangs
“The bob cut with bangs is a timeless style,” says Nexxus’s Kevin Mancuso. “My clients love new layered and full-length variations.”