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Beauty Jobs – Recreate Diane Kruger’s TIFF Red Carpet Look

September 18th, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has officially come to a close, and this year might have been the most exciting to date. There was not only countless film screenings that we’re incredibly moving: the world premiere of Lady Gaga’s new documentary The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has officially come to a close, and this year might have been the most exciting to date.   There was not only countless film screenings that we’re incredibly moving: the w

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Beauty Jobs – Q&A With Ashley and Phil of basd Body Care

September 16th, 2017

  Phil LeBeau and Ashley Meston are the masterminds behind basd Body Care; an up and coming Canadian plant-based body care company with a passion for promoting self-love and truly feeling good in your skin. The dynamic duo first entered the plant-based world after working with Vega, a clean, plant-based nutrition company. Today, they have transitioned into the realm of plant-based skin care and are taking the industry by storm. Beauty Nine to Five had the opportunity to chat with Phi

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Beauty Jobs – Prep Your Skin for Fall With These 5 Sheet Masks

September 7th, 2017

As much as we hate to say it, summer is almost over and it’s time to start thinking of how we can keep our summer glow going well into fall.  And there’s no better way to prepare your skin for the changing weather than with a hydrating and nourishing sheet mask. What once started as a popular Korean Beauty trend has taken the beauty world by storm and now we seriously can’t live without them. Sheet masks are the best secret weapons you can have in your beauty arsenal, and are the perf

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Makeup Artist Jobs – IMATS Toronto 2017 Recap: The Trends

September 7th, 2017

I had the chance to attend the IMATS in Toronto this past weekend for my first time, and it was everything I expected and more! Although I was working the event as an exhibitor, I still had a chance to walk around the floor and checkout the trends as well as chat with makeup artists and beauty enthusiasts about their favourite products, looks and more. I also, of course, made time to get a bit of shopping in because well, priorities people. After a full weekend of sculpted eyebrows, symmet

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Beauty Jobs – The New Nudes: Your Guide to Nude Lipstick

August 21st, 2017

Nude lipstick is far from coming in just one shade. Today, you can find an infinite variety of shades, finishes, and textures — so regardless of your preference, there’s a nude lipstick for you. Luckily, the days of the original concealer-inspired lipsticks are behind us and the beauty industry saw the need to provide consumers with different nude options.   Not sure where to begin your nude journey? We’ve got you covered. We shared our favourite nude hues to guide you.

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Makeup Artist Jobs – 5 Dupes for High-End Makeup

August 15th, 2017

With so many options of makeup available and new brands popping up every other day, it’s hard to focus on what you should spend your precious money on. If one thing is true, we want the best of the best, at budget friendly prices.  So how exactly do you do that? Try some dupes of high-end makeup! We’ve been testing out a bunch of great products, and we found that drugstore brands work just the same (if not better) as high-end products at a fraction of the price. Read on to see what ou

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Beauty Jobs – Turn Your Summer Internship into a Full-Time Gig

August 11th, 2017

Whether you want to admit it or not, summer 2017 is winding down and so is your beauty internship! Although we can’t extend the days in the summer season, it’s definitely possible to add months (and even years) to a placement by turning it into a “real” paying job. It’s a fact: a large number of entry-level positions in the beauty industry are landed after completing an internship with the company. Whether you need school credits or vital experience as a recent grad, we share a

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Beauty Jobs – Getting to Know Plant Powered Brand Graydon Skincare

August 9th, 2017

Natural skincare isn’t just a fleeting summer beauty trend — going green is a conscious, lasting movement that’s here to stay. Enter Graydon Skincare, a homegrown brand that’s on a mission to make luxurious, plant powered products the golden standard. Masterminded by health enthusiast Graydon (yes, that’s her name!), this super aesthetic skincare line has been featured in major publications like The Kit, Best Health, and ELLE Canada.   BNTF loves how much insight Graydon p

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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 fashionmagazine.com, 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:

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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

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