Career Chat – Q&A with Madelyn Chung, Beauty Writer Extraordinaire

July 21st, 2017

Madelyn Chung is a freelance editor with a ton of great gigs under her belt. As the former Style editor at HuffPost Canada, and a writer for, sweet, Yahoo! Beauty and 29secrets, Madelyn is no stranger to the beauty world. We had the opportunity to chat with Madelyn and learn about how she transitioned from her university life and into the real world of beauty journalism, how she makes her content relevant, and her favourite beauty looks for summer.   BNTF:


Beauty Jobs – Office Beauty Rules to Break

July 19th, 2017

The corporate side of the beauty industry can be a little confusing for BNTFers, as who knows exactly how balance staying on top of trends while looking professional. Good news: notions of which makeup looks and hairstyles are “acceptable” in a workplace have drastically changed over the years. Rules really are meant to be broken!   In this day and age, bold makeup does not equal unprofessional, glitter is not only for a night on the town and you can make falsies work, at work


Beauty Jobs – How to Start Your Own Successful Beauty Blog

July 13th, 2017

BNTF is a platform that encourages men and women from all walks of life to turn their passion for the beauty industry into a career. You’ve undoubtedly considered starting your very own blog, so what’s stopping you? A blog is a great way to make a name for yourself, sharpen or develop tons of new skills and even make extra cash! If you’re thinking about launching your own beauty blog and you’re not sure where to begin, read on below to get tips on starting your own successful blog ASAP


Beauty Jobs – 11 Canadian Beauty YouTubers to Follow Right Now

July 13th, 2017

When it comes to YouTube beauty tutorials, there’s no need to go south of the border, we have all the talent up here! Canada’s YouTube beauty community is overflowing with hard-working young women and men who fill our feeds with inspiration, reviews, unseen releases and tips on the daily. Many are even lucky enough to call YouTube their full-time job (we’re just a little jealous)! BNTF has put together a list of 11 Canadian Beauty YouTube channels you need to subscribe to ASAP. In no pa


Makeup Artist Jobs – 6 Ways to Incorporate Coconut Oil Into Your Beauty Routine

June 30th, 2017

It has found its way into the beauty routines and hearts of many, including some Hollywood beauties like Emma Stone and Angelina Jolie and supermodels like Miranda Kerr. It’s a reliable and extremely beneficial product that is rapidly changing the beauty and health routines of women all over the world. It acts as a one- stop shop for all your beauty necessities and is a natural remedy for all things beauty and health related; it is the ever-powerful coconut oil. If you have yet to inco


Beauty Jobs – The Top Sunless Tan Options for Summer

June 26th, 2017

Whether it feels like it or not (looking at you, unpredictable Canadian weather) summer 2017 has officially touched down. BNTF is very well acquainted with the dangers of harmful UVA/UVB rays and advocates the practice of safe sun by using SPF daily. We have compiled a list of the best self-tanners ranging from luxury brands, drugstore steals, eco-friendly options, etc. to get you bronzed up literally overnight. Get your glow on without damaging your skin in the long run by reading on below!


Hair Stylist Jobs – From the Beach to the Boardroom: Summer Hair Trends You Can Wear to Work

June 21st, 2017

For most of our fellow Beauty Nine to Fivers, summer is just another three-month time span on the calendar and not an actual vacay from the 9-5 grind. All the fun, beachy, effortless and (somewhat unkempt) hairstyles might just not cut it in a professional workplace. To balance the best of both worlds, we have compiled a list of eight hair trends that you can dare to wear to work. In order from least to most daring, read on for summer hair inspo, styling tips, and tricks! Far From Basic T


Beauty Jobs – Hot Right Now: 10 Product Launches We’re Excited About This Summer

June 15th, 2017

Only one word comes to mind when Beauty Nine to Five thinks of the latest launches for this summer: fuego! Beauty brands have stepped up to the plate this season with popping highlights, ultra-pigmented shadows, and even high-tech skin care solutions (blue light, anyone?). Stay on top of the latest makeup, skincare, hair and body innovations coming your way this season. Get your wish lists ready — we’re sure you’ll need to write a few things down. Read on below for the top 10 summer pro


Nine Beauty Tips for Bridesmaids

June 9th, 2017

Brace yourselves; wedding season is back in full effect. As you know, bridesmaids play an integral role in the wedding process as it’s typically up to these select few to host a crazy bachelorette party, attend rehearsal dinners, be in the millions of professional pics and to stay calm, cool and collected in the face of the infamous bridezilla. Whether it’s your first wedding or you’re a seasoned pro, Beauty Nine to Five has put together the top beauty tips to keep you looking and feeli


Beauty Jobs – Q&A with On Air Beauty Expert Bahar Niramwalla

May 29th, 2017

Beauty Nine To Five was lucky enough to chat with Canada’s very own on-air Beauty Expert Bahar Niramwalla! If you haven’t already seen her gracing your television screen hosting beauty segments for The Morning Show and CityLine, you’ve most definitely read her articles for Chrome Magazine. With 10 years of experience in the beauty industry, Bahar has earned a reputation as the go-to beauty know-it-all! Take a peek at our interview which dishes on her career moves, tips for beauty indust