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Beauty Jobs – Back to School Beauty Must-Haves

Monday, August 27th, 2018

Beauty Nine to Five - Beauty Jobs in Canada

We hate to break it to you, but with August almost halfway through, it’s time for some of us to get our heads out of the sand and thinking back to school. There are so many great guides out there to help us navigate back to school styles, stationary picks, and dorm room essentials so we decided to have your beauty needs covered. Back to school beauty especially for those hitting up the dorm rooms or sharing a tiny apartment with roommates should be easy, space saving, versatile and most of all affordable. We’ve got it all covered from skincare to haircare with our back to school beauty must-haves guide!

Silk’n Blue Acne Eliminator Device
The stress from back to school can bring on hormone changes and stress-eating, which can all lead to breakouts. Even if going back to class has you as cool as a cucumber, even those of us with the best skin aren’t safe from occasional breakouts. Whatever your skin (or stress) condition may be, having to store endless skincare products can be a bit of a pain in the you know what. Luckily, the Silk’n Blue Acne Eliminator Device is a compact and effective tool for clear skin. The blue light technology works to cleanse the skin while healing acne at the source and preventing future breakouts. Trust us when we say you’ll probably never use any of your acne products after getting your hands on this miracle device.

Marc Anthony Thick & Full Volume Cocktail
The only thing we love more than a great hair product that works is two! The Marc Anthony Cocktail line has four products for different styling needs with each bottle containing two different Marc Anthony products. The bottles are designed with two compartments and individual nozzles so you have the option to either use both products together, or each separately. The Full Volume Cocktail is our go-to pick out of the bunch for it being one of the more versatile options working for both straight and curly styles. But they also have a formula for Curls, Beach Waves and Straight styles if those are more suitable for your hair needs.

Pharmagel Complete Eye Beauté
School season probably means late nights studying, or social events, and early mornings for class. All this lack of sleep can cause puffy eyes and dark circles, which is why we couldn’t let you head to class without some help. Pharmagel’s Complete Eye Beaué are round pads packed with botanical based ingredients to help revive your eyes and help you look rested. These pads take five minutes to work by placing one over each eye. You can also cut them in half and place them underneath each eye if you’re looking to protect eyelash extensions.

T3 Micro Whirl Trio
Anyone else guilty of having an endless drawer or basket filled with hair tools and tangled cords? We know we are! T3 Micro came up with a great solution for limiting your curling tools with their Whirl Trio curling wand. The Whirl Trio comes with three different sized detachable barrels for multiple styling options out of one single tool. It has five adjustable heat settings allowing you to customize your needs depending on your hair type. We also love that base is interchangeable so you can pair it with their other clip style barrels from T3 Micro.  Smashbox #ShapeMatters Palette
Everyone wishes they could have a make-up collection that rivals Kylie Jenner or Mario Dedivanovic but not all of us have the funds, or space to even attempt it. All in one palettes are a great way to save space in your make-up bag or case. This Smashbox #ShapeMatters palette comes with eyeshadows, eyebrow powder and wax, and contour powders to give you a complete look. We love that the colours in this palette are neutral and versatile, so we doubt it’ll end up like some palettes that only get a few colours used.


Inspirational Image:
Image courtesy of Vogue


Product Info:

  1. Silk’n Blue Acne Eliminator Device, $149
  2. Marc Anthony Thick & Full Volume Cocktail, $12, available at Ulta
  3. Pharmagel Complexe Eye Beauté, $40
  4. T3 Micro Whirl Trio, on sale $270
  5. Smashbox #ShapeMatters Palette, $69, available at Sephora


By: M.J. Elle, Toronto, ON, @TheMJElle

Beauty Jobs – Back to School Beauty Essentials

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Beauty Jobs in Canada - Beauty Nine to Five

For those that went back to school this fall, you may have noticed that you no longer have time to put on full glam makeup every morning, keep up with getting your nails done every few weeks, not to mention remembering to moisturize our bodies. Instead, you spend more time keeping up with your classes, making room for that yoga or spin class, and having that extra five minutes of sleep in the morning. To help you still stay on top of your busy schedule without giving up your beauty routine, we wanted to share some back to school beauty essentials that will help you keep your daily glam in your schedule.

For the Face
Let’s face it, we all love how flawless our skin looks after applying foundation on a great makeup day. But on the morning when we’re short on time and don’t have time to apply a full face of makeup, but don’t want to go bare face for a full day of classes, the answer is a BB creams. They even the skin tone, hydrate and protect – and most of the brands available today even have SPF in the formula, which is a huge win!

For the Lips:
Back to school means the start of fall, which means getting used to temperatures dropping and chapped lips. While we love a good lipstick, a bold, full out glam hue won’t look as nice on your lips if you keep your look casual for class. To still rock some colour, without having to wear lipstick, we recommend going for a lip stain as they contain oil that helps condition and treats chapped lips, and not to mention you can find them in great colours. This is a product you can use all year round and is super easy to touch up between classes.

For the Nails:
Who doesn’t love a fresh manicure? When school life gets busy with assignments and tests it’s almost impossible to go to the salon to get your nails done. The solution, press on nails!  Available in different colours, shapes, and sizes, today’s stick on nails last long and look incredibly natural and are perfect for those busy weeks.

For the Body:
Raise your hands if you skip body moisturizer after the shower especially when the weather starts to get cold. Our skin is our biggest organ and the most exposed, meaning that we have to take extra care of it from an early age. But we don’t just mean with sunscreen but also in the hydration department. If laziness gets you after the shower, make moisturizing apart of your shower routine and use a moisturizing body wash. Moisturizing body washers are easy to apply and will leave you with silky smooth skin that smells great.

For Tired Eyes
For those mornings after an all-nighter when all you want to do is hide in your bed, a long-lasting concealer will be your best friend. It will not only cover any blemishes that appear out of nowhere, but it will also hide your frustrating under eye bags as well.

What are your favorite beauty essentials for back to school season? Let us know in the comments below!


Inspirational Image:
Image courtesy of Made By Fabrix


Product Info:

  1. Pūr~lisse BB Tinted Moist Cream, $35, available at Pūr~lisse
  2. Lancôme Juicy Shaker, $29, available at Sephora
  3. Im-Press nails Press on nails $10.55 available at Walmart
  4. Dove Dry Oil Moisture Nourishing Body Wash, $3.97 available at Walmart
  5. Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer Kit, $48, available at Sephora


By: Junia Goncalves, Toronto @travelcultureblog