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Look and feel like your best self this holiday season with these tips for hair, nails and fragrance. It’s soirée season! Any suggestions for updo inspiration that I can take to my hairstylist?
Advice on how to look and feel your best self
QThis party-perfect look embodies undone glamour at its finest. “Wearing your hair distressed and windblown creates a nice balance when paired with a polished outfit,” says Marilisa, artistic director at Marc Anthony. Feeling a little bit crafty? For an elegant hint of sparkle to accentuate your do, glue a string of bridal beading onto a basic black headband.
What’s the go-to nail colour for holiday this year? If Red/esign, the latest collection from Sally Hansen, is any indication, red is it. The brand has created a lineup ranging from orangeyred to purply-red, so you’ve got plenty of options. “The idea was that every person can find a shade that suits not just her skin tone but also her style, the season and her mood,” says Madeline Poole, global colour ambassador for Sally Hansen. Not sure where to start? Poole says that Cherry Delightful, a true red— not too warm, not too cool—will look great on everyone. SALLY HANSEN Complete Salon Manicure in Cherry Delightful, $10, shoppersdrugmart.ca. I wash my hair only once a week, so I’m looking for a deepcleansing shampoo. Any ideas? Charcoal has made the jump from your barbecue into skincare applications, and now, it’s leaped into hair-care products. Thanks to its detoxifying properties, charcoal helps remove oils and dirt trapped at your scalp. In this Pantene duo, vitamin B5, antioxidants and charcoal give your scalp the cleanse it needs, plus the cream rinse softens and revitalizes your strands.
PANTENE Pro-v Charcoal Purifying Root Wash and PANTENE Pro-v Charcoal Renewing Cream Rinse, $10 each, pantene.ca.