12 New Beauty Tools You Didn’t Know You Needed Until Now (1/12)

These genius new beauty tools will have you wondering, ‘why didn’t I think of that!’

The-Knot-DrThe Knot Dr

The Knot Dr.

The best thing since tangle-free shampoo: This high-tech, heat-resistant brush with elongated bristles will painlessly wrestle your wet or dry tangles.

The Knot Dr. PhD Hybrid Styler, $24 at beautyboutique.ca

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5 foods to buy in October

PumpkinWhen you buy a pumpkin to carve into a jack-o-lantern this month, get one to eat, too! This low-calorie orange squash gets its colour from beta-carotene, a phytonutrient our body converts into vitamin A, which is good for eyesight. When … [Read More...]

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Meatless Monday: Best-Ever Tofu & Veggie Stirfry

If you're looking for an idea for a nutritious meatless supper (whether on Monday or any day), try my tried and true recipe.-Put a dozen chunks of extra-firm tofu in a bowl with a little soy sauce and minced ginger; set aside to marinate. In a wok … [Read More...]

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Summer’s Best Beauty Saviours

Lip ProtectionSporting daily SPF is a no-brainer, but are you remembering to protect your delicate pout, too? The skin on your lips is four times thinner than the rest of your face, and licking them (or enjoying a cocktail) can make them extra … [Read More...]

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Why more men are getting cosmetic surgery

Source: Best Health Magazine, May 2012The days when women were the only clients at the spa or the cosmetic surgery clinic are long gone. Younger men are proudly getting mani/pedis and facials to match their fashion-forward clothes. Not only that, it … [Read More...]

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Ask your doctor about the vitamin D test

Source: Bes Health Magazine, March/April 2010The main source of vitamin D is the sun's rays, so in the darker months of winter and early spring, when we're not getting as much sunshine, our levels tend to be low. March and November are the best … [Read More...]