Makeup Artist Jobs – 7 Plant-Based and Vegan Beauty Brands

May 26th, 2017

Going green isn’t just a beauty trend - it’s beneficial in the long run for both you and the planet. Drop the nagging voice in the back of your head saying eco-friendly products are less powerful, less vibrant or less exciting than their mainstream counterparts. In recent years, plant-based and vegan skincare brands have definitely upped their ante and have a huge array of makeup, body and haircare products to offer. Read on below for seven plant-based and vegan beauty brands to try the


Beauty Jobs – 10 Airplane Beauty Hacks

May 17th, 2017

Why is travelling via plane always made out to appear super glamorous, when in reality it’s everything but? Well, unless you’re Bella Hadid than flying is a whole other story. If you’ve ever flown before, you’re probably well acquainted with the arctic cabin temps, standing in long TSA lines and being slightly cramped for hours while 35,000 plus feet in the air. To ensure you can step off the plane feeling fresh and ready to take on the new city you’ve just landed in, Beauty Nine


Beauty Jobs – 7 Beauty Tips Passed Down from Mom that Actually Work

May 5th, 2017

Moms all over the world hold a special place in our hearts — no matter how easily they can make us roll our eyes or instantly regret telling a joke. Moms also know a thing or two about beauty regimens and have passed down timeless tips and tricks over the years to their beauty-obsessed children. Beauty Nine to Five scoured the internet for a full range of beauty tips from mothers around the world that actually work — just in time for Mother’s Day. Read on to learn more, you may even re


Makeup Artist Jobs – How to Start Freelancing in the Beauty Industry

April 25th, 2017

Name a single beauty professional out there who doesn’t want to be their own boss. Impossible! Historically, beauty jobs have been freelance positions that allow maximum amounts of creative freedom for nail techs, hair stylists, MUAs and even beauty writers at magazines. Although nothing is ever as glam as it seems, successfully going freelance is the ultimate goal for many pros in the industry. Read on to learn how to start freelancing in the beauty industry. Talent is Required Perfect yo


Beauty Jobs – 6 Ways to add Orange to your Beauty Routine

April 17th, 2017

Backstage beauty shots from the runway predicted this trend months ago: orange is the new black. Shades of orange, peach and mandarin are taking over department store counters, social media feeds and our favourite beauty gurus’ videos. This spring, we’re giving you six ways to add this vibrant, juicy colour to your everyday look. For the Lips Just like red lipstick, the perfect orange shade depends on getting the right undertone for your complexion. Skip the guesswork and go for a un


Beauty Jobs – Q&A with Denise Elliott, CEO of Denise Elliott Beauty Co.

April 14th, 2017

Balancing what you love with the demands of owning a successful business takes hustle, motivation and most importantly, talent. Meet Denise Elliott, CEO of Denise Elliott Beauty and Co., who runs a full service beauty salon based in Vancouver.    Following the salon’s recent grand opening, Beauty Nine to Five caught up with Denise to discuss the biggest challenges of working in the beauty industry, the importance of social media in running a business and, of course, top beauty tips!  


Esthetician Jobs – The Minis: The Best Travel-Sized Products of 2017

April 13th, 2017

Beauty Nine to Five has thought up a few reasons why travel-sized beauty products are so irresistible: 1) they fit into any pocket, purse or carry-on  2) they are less expensive than their full-sized counterparts 3) they usually come in value sets 4) mini things are always cute, like puppies for example! As you reach for the mini-sized version of this season’s best beauty products, always remember that good things come in small packages! Read on for a full list of the best travel-sized spr


Makeup Artist Jobs – What’s in My Makeup Bag With Beauty PR Guru Victoria Malloy

April 13th, 2017

I am passionate about healthy living and that extends to my beauty regimen. In my line of work (I run a boutique PR firm working exclusively with natural beauty and grooming brands) I have had the great pleasure of working with some amazing natural beauty brands from across the globe. I have acquired a wealth of knowledge when it comes to the chemicals lurking in our beauty products and how our day-to-day beauty products can be easily replaced with clean alternatives. Just like we eat well -


Beauty Jobs – Six Canadian Beauty Instagram Accounts to Follow

April 10th, 2017

If you’ve scrolled through your Insta feed lately, you may have noticed it’s filled with more than just selfies, travel pics and artsy bowls of ramen. The truth is, there are tons of creative Canadians sharing eye-catching, inspiring and insightful content every single day — you just need to know how to find them! From makeup artists and hair stylists to beauty gurus and editors, these beauty experts will add a refreshing change to your repetitive feed. We’ve compiled a list of home


Beauty Jobs – Top 10 Spring Beauty Items You Need

April 2nd, 2017

It might not feel like it just yet, but spring has officially arrived. This means your makeup routine and skincare regimen most likely need an update to keep up with the unpredictable weather, heightened humidity and more time spent out in the sun. To be set for spring, keep your eyes peeled for products that have higher SPF, skin-friendly ingredients and sweet scents. Shop our list of the top spring beauty items you need to get your hands on ASAP. 1. Double Duty Beauty Touch up your hig