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


Beauty Jobs – Q&A with Victoria DiPlacido, ELLE Canada

March 20th, 2017

If you’re anything like us, working as a Beauty Editor at an iconic publication is what career dreams are made out of. Victoria DiPlacido, associate beauty editor at ELLE Canada, gets to do just that out of the Toronto-based head office. Beauty Nine to Five got the chance to chat with Victoria about her most memorable celebrity encounters, lessons learned on the job and even shares a few tips on landing an internship at the magazine. Read on for the interview below. BNTF: Your IG give


Beauty Jobs – How to Land an Internship in the Beauty Industry

March 14th, 2017

There’s no avoiding it. Internships are a mandatory part of most beauty careers, especially for PR, Social Media or Marketing positions. Brands want to know you can handle the demands of working in a fast-paced and highly-creative environment – it’s the best way to prove you’re a good fit that can deliver. Erase thoughts of Starbucks runs, walking the boss’s dog and trips to Paris from your mind. A great internship is a mix of hard work, hands on experience and personal growth. Re


Makeup Artist Jobs – Milk Makeup is Coming to Canada

March 8th, 2017

The beauty gods over at Milk Makeup heard your prayers and it’s finally possible to buy their highly covetable products at Sephora Canada online and in stores starting March 15th. From a primer that minimizes pores by 68% to a felt tip lip marker, the super popular brand makes products that are cruelty-free and easy to use. Not to mention, their cool minimalistic packaging, multi-use portability, and innovative formulations make them hard to pass up. The brand — which sprung out of fashi


Beauty Jobs – How to Network in the Beauty Industry

March 6th, 2017

Much like its fashion counterpart, breaking into the beauty industry is no walk in the park. To be successful in this field you need passion, drive and most importantly, a strong work ethic. Aspiring beauty gurus can get their foot in the door and a head start on the competition by building lasting relationships with industry professionals — so start networking ASAP! If you want to be a MUA or hairstylist on the retail level, work as a beauty editor at a leading magazine, or work at the hea


Makeup Artist Jobs – 13 Spring Beauty Launches We’re Excited For

February 28th, 2017

There’s something fresh about spring! Is it because it marks the start of change and new beginnings? Or is it because it signals the end of icy sidewalks and heavy-duty parkas? Either way, we look forward to the season and all the skincare, hair and makeup goodies it brings. As the timeless adage goes: out with the old, in with the new. Remember to throw away beauty products as they reach the end of their shelf lives. By spring cleaning a little early this year, you can make room for these


Makeup Artist Jobs – NYFW Beauty Looks You Need To Try

February 20th, 2017

It’s a fact, runway beauty trends typically become mainstream in the months following fashion week. Although looks straight off the runway aren’t necessarily the most wearable, they can be modified (aka toned down) to work for anyone and everyone. Stay ahead of the beauty game by keeping an eye on backstage runway looks during New York Fashion Week. We’ve compiled the top beauty trends from the Fall 2017 Ready to Wear season that you need to try ASAP. 70s Power Woman “Disco divas