2014 top picks
for makeup, skin & hair
Our panel of beauty big shots have spritzed, dabbed, brushed and swept on every product imaginable. Here, their picks for the best of the best of makeup and skin, hair and nail care
Chatelaine Beauty 100 Judges Panel
  • Catherine Franklin - Fashion & Beauty Editor - Chatelaine

  • Sophie St-Laurent - Fashion & Beauty Editor - Chatelaine

  • Julia Seidl - Fashion & Beauty Editor - Hello! Canada

  • Katherine Lalancette - Beauty Director - LOULOU

  • Kristen Vinkmens - Editor-in-Chief - Cosmetics

  • Tracy Peart - Exclusive Makup Artist to Cityline and Toronto's Breakfast Television

  • Wing Sze Tang - Acting Beauty Director - Flare

Beauty 100 - Glowing skin is always in style

fresh start

The best beauty looks begin with great skin. Here are this year’s winning cleansers for every skin type. Use them faithfully, and your complexion will thank you

MARCELLE ULTRA GENTLE CLEANSING GEL DIPTYQUE NOURISHING CLEANSING BALM CETAPHIL GENTLE SKIN CLEANSER ESTÉE LAUDER PERFECTLY CLEAN MULTI-ACTION FOAM CLEANSER/PURIFYING MASK NEUTROGENA NATURALS PURIFYING FACIAL CLEANSER

Nice price

Recommended by dermatologists, this gel formula cleans sensitive skin without making it feel tight and dry.

Marcelle Ultra Gentle cleansing gel, $13.

Worth the money

When mixed with water this waxy balm transforms into an oil with a milky texture that’ll leave your skin soft and soothed. The scent has us hooked!

Diptyque nourishing cleansing balm, $78.

Cult Favourite

Great for the whole family (babies too), this classic is so gentle you don’t even need to rinse it off — just wipe away.

Cetaphil gentle skin cleanser, $20.

Most innovative

Use this foaming cleanser as a daily wash or use it twice a week as a mask to make the most of its skin-purifying ingredients.

Estée lauder perfectly clean multi-action foam cleanser/purifying mask, $28.

eco chic

Containing a natural form of salicylic acid found in willow bark, this gentle formula is a great choice for acne-prone skin.

neutrogena naturals purifying facial cleanser, $12.

Makeup Removers

KLORANE FLORAL LOTION EYE-MAKEUP REMOVER SHU UEMURA POREFINIST ANTI-SHINE FRESH CLEANSING OIL BIODERMA SENSIBIO H20 MICELLAR SOLUTION THE BALM BALMS AWAY EYE-MAKEUP REMOVER THE BODY SHOP CAMOMILE GENTLE EYE-MAKEUP REMOVER

freshen up
Klorane floral lotion Eye-makeup remover, $18.

soft skin
Shu uemura porefinist anti-shine fresh Cleansing oil, $82.

Top Seller
Bioderma Sensibio h20 micellar solution, $20.

no Fuss
The balm Balms away eye-makeup remover, $22.

go Mild
the body shop camomile gentle eye-makeup remover, $16.

  • MARCELLE ULTRA GENTLE CLEANSING GEL

    Nice price

    Recommended by dermatologists, this gel formula cleans sensitive skin without making it feel tight and dry.

    Marcelle Ultra Gentle cleansing gel, $13.

  • DIPTYQUE NOURISHING CLEANSING BALM

    Worth the money

    When mixed with water this waxy balm transforms into an oil with a milky texture that’ll leave your skin soft and soothed. The scent has us hooked!

    Diptyque nourishing cleansing balm, $78.

  • CETAPHIL GENTLE SKIN CLEANSER

    Cult Favourite

    Great for the whole family (babies too), this classic is so gentle you don’t even need to rinse it off — just wipe away.

    Cetaphil gentle skin cleanser, $20.

  • ESTÉE LAUDER PERFECTLY CLEAN MULTI-ACTION FOAM CLEANSER/PURIFYING MASK

    Most innovative

    Use this foaming cleanser as a daily wash or use it twice a week as a mask to make the most of its skin-purifying ingredients.

    Estée lauder perfectly clean multi-action foam cleanser/purifying mask, $28.

  • NEUTROGENA NATURALS PURIFYING FACIAL CLEANSER

    eco chic

    Containing a natural form of salicylic acid found in willow bark, this gentle formula is a great choice for acne-prone skin.

    neutrogena naturals purifying facial cleanser, $12.

5 of the best - Makeup Removers

Makeup Removers

  • KLORANE FLORAL LOTION EYE-MAKEUP REMOVER

    freshen up
    Klorane floral lotion Eye-makeup remover, $18.

  • SHU UEMURA POREFINIST ANTI-SHINE FRESH CLEANSING OIL

    soft skin
    Shu uemura porefinist anti-shine fresh Cleansing oil, $82.

  • BIODERMA SENSIBIO H20 MICELLAR SOLUTION

    Top Seller
    Bioderma Sensibio h20 micellar solution, $20.

  • THE BALM BALMS AWAY EYE-MAKEUP REMOVER

    no Fuss
    The balm Balms away eye-makeup remover, $22.

  • THE BODY SHOP CAMOMILE GENTLE EYE-MAKEUP REMOVER

    go Mild
    the body shop camomile gentle eye-makeup remover, $16.

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Beauty 100 - Pro Tip

Never, ever, go to bed without cleansing your skin! Any dermatologist will tell you that cleansing is the most important step in any skincare routine.

The classic red lip rocked the fall runways

luscious lips

What’s more iconically feminine than a tube of lipstick? These rose to the top for their beautiful finishes and hard-working extras that moisturize and protect

MAYBELLINE NEW YORK COLORSENSATIONAL LIP COLOUR IN BLISSFUL BERRY BITE BEAUTY LUMINOUS CRÈME LIPSTICK IN ZIVOLI CHANEL ROUGE COCO LIPSTICK IN GABRIELLE DIOR ROUGE DIOR LIPSTICK IN MASSAI BOURJOIS PARIS ROUGE EDITION LIPSTICK IN VIOLINE STRASS

Nice price

This perfectly pigmented creamy colour is a steal of a deal.

Maybelline new york colorsensational lip colour in blissful berry, $10.

Eco Chic

Edible butters and premium-quality pigments are combined in a matte cream-to-powder formula that feels weightless and lasts all day.

Bite beauty Luminous Crème lipstick in Zivoli, $28.

Worth the money

With top of the line colours, textures and formulas, you’ll feel very fancy every time you swipe it on.

Chanel Rouge Coco lipstick in gabrielle, $39.

cult favourite

This extremely elegant lip collection leaves lips looking plump, moisturized and luminous. Voila!

Dior rouge dior lipstick in massai, $36.

hot for fall

Long-lasting, satiny smooth and with just the right amount of shine, this lipstick will have you coming back for more.

bourjois paris Rouge Edition lipstick in Violine strass, $20.

Glosses & balms

ELIZABETH ARDEN EIGHT HOUR CREAM INTENSIVE LIP REPAIR BALM JOE FRESH SHEER LIP BALM FRESH SUGAR LIP TREATMENT SMITH’S ROSEBUD SALVE FRENCH LIP BALM JURLIQUE LOVE BALM

ultimate hydrator
Elizabeth arden Eight Hour Cream Intensive Lip Repair Balm, $28.

super saver
Joe Fresh Sheer lip balm, $6.

High protection
Fresh sugar lip treatment, $26.

Smooth Moves
smith’s Rosebud salve french lip balm, $8.

Naturally nourished
jurlique love balm, $9.

  • MAYBELLINE NEW YORK COLORSENSATIONAL LIP COLOUR IN BLISSFUL BERRY

    Nice price

    This perfectly pigmented creamy colour is a steal of a deal.

    Maybelline new york colorsensational lip colour in blissful berry, $10.

  • BITE BEAUTY LUMINOUS CRÈME LIPSTICK IN ZIVOLI

    Eco Chic

    Edible butters and premium-quality pigments are combined in a matte cream-to-powder formula that feels weightless and lasts all day.

    Bite beauty Luminous Crème lipstick in Zivoli, $28.

  • CHANEL ROUGE COCO LIPSTICK IN GABRIELLE

    Worth the money

    With top of the line colours, textures and formulas, you’ll feel very fancy every time you swipe it on.

    Chanel Rouge Coco lipstick in gabrielle, $39.

  • DIOR ROUGE DIOR LIPSTICK IN MASSAI

    cult favourite

    This extremely elegant lip collection leaves lips looking plump, moisturized and luminous. Voila!

    Dior rouge dior lipstick in massai, $36.

  • BOURJOIS PARIS ROUGE EDITION LIPSTICK IN VIOLINE STRASS

    hot for fall

    Long-lasting, satiny smooth and with just the right amount of shine, this lipstick will have you coming back for more.

    bourjois paris Rouge Edition lipstick in Violine strass, $20.

5 of the best - Glosses & Balms

Glosses & balms

  • ELIZABETH ARDEN EIGHT HOUR CREAM INTENSIVE LIP REPAIR BALM

    ultimate hydrator
    Elizabeth arden Eight Hour Cream Intensive Lip Repair Balm, $28.

  • JOE FRESH SHEER LIP BALM

    super saver
    Joe Fresh Sheer lip balm, $6.

  • FRESH SUGAR LIP TREATMENT

    High protection
    Fresh sugar lip treatment, $26.

  • SMITH’S ROSEBUD SALVE FRENCH LIP BALM

    Smooth Moves
    smith’s Rosebud salve french lip balm, $8.

  • JURLIQUE LOVE BALM

    Naturally nourished
    jurlique love balm, $9.

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Beauty 100 - Pro Tip

To soften the look of a bold shade of lipstick, prep with your lips with a balm and then pat the colour on with your fingertips.

Beauty 100 - Elegant Eyes

elegant eyes

For a subtle sweep of colour or a smouldering smoky eye, these are the most coveted items in our panelists’ makeup bags

MAKE UP FOR EVER ARTIST SHADOW IN I-218 REVLON COLORSTAY SHADOWLINKS EYESHADOW IN GUNMETAL SATIN SMASHBOX ALWAYS SHARP 3D LINER IN 3D GALAXY NARS MATTE EYESHADOW IN KAMCHATKA JOSIE MARAN COCONUT WATERCOLOR EYESHADOW IN POLYNESIAN PURPLE

Pro Pick

Blend and build colour for day or night with these pigment-packed shadows. Dust on one of over 200 shades for endless possibilites.

Make up for ever artist shadow in i-218, $25.

Nice price

Mix and match these single shadows to create your own smoky eye palette. Pick a light colour to highlight, a medium tone to shade and a dark hue to define.

revlon colorstay shadowlinks eyeshadow in gunmetal satin, $4.

most innovative

Master the perfect cat eye with these smooth-gliding, self-sharpening pencils.

Smashbox always sharp 3d liner in 3D galaxy, $23.

cult favourite

Apply this velvety shadow dry or do it like the pros and dampen your brush to create a more dramatic hue.

Nars matte eyeshadow in kamchatka, $28.

eco chic

Argan oil and coconut water treat lids with moisture, and the shimmering hues will light up your look.

Josie Maran coconut watercolor eyeshadow in Polynesian Purple, $22.

Mascaras

ELIZABETH ARDEN EIGHT HOUR CREAM INTENSIVE LIP REPAIR BALM JOE FRESH SHEER LIP BALM FRESH SUGAR LIP TREATMENT SMITH’S ROSEBUD SALVE FRENCH LIP BALM JURLIQUE LOVE BALM

Super lengthening
Givenchy Noir Couture mascara, $35.

Amp up curls
Covergirl bombshell volumne mascara, $11.

Maximum volume
Yves Saint Laurent shocking mascara, $36.

Big & bold
Benefit they're real! mascara, $29.

Lift & define
LancÔme dÉfinicils high definition mascara, $32.

  • MAKE UP FOR EVER ARTIST SHADOW IN I-218

    Pro Pick

    Blend and build colour for day or night with these pigment-packed shadows. Dust on one of over 200 shades for endless possibilites.

    Make up for ever artist shadow in i-218, $25.

  • REVLON COLORSTAY SHADOWLINKS EYESHADOW IN GUNMETAL SATIN

    Nice price

    Mix and match these single shadows to create your own smoky eye palette. Pick a light colour to highlight, a medium tone to shade and a dark hue to define.

    revlon colorstay shadowlinks eyeshadow in gunmetal satin, $4.

  • SMASHBOX ALWAYS SHARP 3D LINER IN 3D GALAXY

    most innovative

    Master the perfect cat eye with these smooth-gliding, self-sharpening pencils.

    Smashbox always sharp 3d liner in 3D galaxy, $23.

  • NARS MATTE EYESHADOW IN KAMCHATKA

    cult favourite

    Apply this velvety shadow dry or do it like the pros and dampen your brush to create a more dramatic hue.

    Nars matte eyeshadow in kamchatka, $28.

  • JOSIE MARAN COCONUT WATERCOLOR EYESHADOW IN POLYNESIAN PURPLE

    eco chic

    Argan oil and coconut water treat lids with moisture, and the shimmering hues will light up your look.

    Josie Maran coconut watercolor eyeshadow in Polynesian Purple, $22.

5 of the best - Mascaras

Mascaras

  • ELIZABETH ARDEN EIGHT HOUR CREAM INTENSIVE LIP REPAIR BALM

    Super lengthening
    Givenchy Noir Couture mascara, $35.

  • JOE FRESH SHEER LIP BALM

    Amp up curls
    Covergirl bombshell volumne mascara, $11.

  • FRESH SUGAR LIP TREATMENT

    Maximum volume
    Yves Saint Laurent shocking mascara, $36.

  • SMITH’S ROSEBUD SALVE FRENCH LIP BALM

    Big & bold
    Benefit they're real! mascara, $29.

  • JURLIQUE LOVE BALM

    Lift & define
    LancÔme dÉfinicils high definition mascara, $32.

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Beauty 100 - Pro Tip

To take your look from day to night, use a shadow with a hint of shimmer then add drama with loads of mascara.

Beauty 100 - Deep dark plums look edgy and elegant

perfect nails

Get the look of a salon manicure at home with our top picks for helping your hands look groomed and gorgeous

SALLY HANSEN MIRACLE CURE STRENGTHENER FOR SEVERE PROBLEM NAILS SEPHORA INSTANT NAIL POLISH REMOVER GUERLAIN TOPCOAT GEL WITH HIGH SHINE GEL EFFECT CND VINYLUX WEEKLY TOPCOAT OPI AVOPLEX NAIL AND CUTICLE REPLENISHING OIL

Pro Pick

Beautiful nails start here. Strengthen, reinforce and prevent peeling with this all-in-one nail fix that doubles as a base coat.

sally hansen miracle cure strengthener for severe problem nails, $9.

Nice price

Remove even the most stubborn polish with this magical solution. It also comes in travel-friendly wipes that we never leave home without.

sephora instant nail polish remover, $12.

worth the money

Give your at-home manicure a five-star finish with this ultra-glossy topcoat. You will love the luxe applicator brush and its easy-to-apply formula.

guerlain topcoat gel with high shine gel effect, $27.

most innovative

Want to make your mani last? This long-wear gel-like topcoat goes over any kind of polish and lasts up to five days — no kidding.

CND Vinylux weekly Topcoat, $12.

cult favourite

Bring damaged cuticles back to life with this rich and nourishing oil. You can use it to restore rough heels and elbows too.

OPI avoplex nail and cuticle replenishing oil, $20.

Nail polishes

NARS NAIL POLISH IN DOVIMA RIMMEL LONDON SALON PRO NAIL POLISH IN HOT GOSSIP REVLON COLORSTAY GEL ENVY LONGWEAR NAIL ENAMEL IN ROULETTE RUSH ESSIE NAIL POLISH IN DRESS TO KILT DIOR VERNIS GEL NAIL POLISH IN MASSAI

Cult Favourite
Nars nail polish in dovima, $23.

Nice Price
Rimmel london salon pro nail polish in hot gossip, $4.

Most Innovative
Revlon colorstay gel envy longwear nail enamel in roulette rush, $8.

Pro Pick
essie nail polish in dress to kilt, $10.

Worth the Money
Dior vernis gel nail polish in massai, $26.

  • SALLY HANSEN MIRACLE CURE STRENGTHENER FOR SEVERE PROBLEM NAILS

    Pro Pick

    Beautiful nails start here. Strengthen, reinforce and prevent peeling with this all-in-one nail fix that doubles as a base coat.

    sally hansen miracle cure strengthener for severe problem nails, $9.

  • SEPHORA INSTANT NAIL POLISH REMOVER

    Nice price

    Remove even the most stubborn polish with this magical solution. It also comes in travel-friendly wipes that we never leave home without.

    sephora instant nail polish remover, $12.

  • GUERLAIN TOPCOAT GEL WITH HIGH SHINE GEL EFFECT

    worth the money

    Give your at-home manicure a five-star finish with this ultra-glossy topcoat. You will love the luxe applicator brush and its easy-to-apply formula.

    guerlain topcoat gel with high shine gel effect, $27.

  • CND VINYLUX WEEKLY TOPCOAT

    most innovative

    Want to make your mani last? This long-wear gel-like topcoat goes over any kind of polish and lasts up to five days — no kidding.

    CND Vinylux weekly Topcoat, $12.

  • OPI AVOPLEX NAIL AND CUTICLE REPLENISHING OIL

    cult favourite

    Bring damaged cuticles back to life with this rich and nourishing oil. You can use it to restore rough heels and elbows too.

    OPI avoplex nail and cuticle replenishing oil, $20.

5 of the best - Nail Polish

Nail polishes

  • NARS NAIL POLISH IN DOVIMA

    Cult Favourite
    Nars nail polish in dovima, $23.

  • RIMMEL LONDON SALON PRO NAIL POLISH IN HOT GOSSIP

    Nice Price
    Rimmel london salon pro nail polish in hot gossip, $4.

  • REVLON COLORSTAY GEL ENVY LONGWEAR NAIL ENAMEL IN ROULETTE RUSH

    Most Innovative
    Revlon colorstay gel envy longwear nail enamel in roulette rush, $8.

  • ESSIE NAIL POLISH IN DRESS TO KILT

    Pro Pick
    essie nail polish in dress to kilt, $10.

  • DIOR VERNIS GEL NAIL POLISH IN MASSAI

    Worth the Money
    Dior vernis gel nail polish in massai, $26.

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Beauty 100 - Pro Tip

The current obsession with nail artistry and colour make it even more important to take care of your hands. Make your mani last with a daily dose of cuticle oil and regular applications of hand lotion.

Beauty 100 - Designers take the less is more approach

flawless face

These complexion-perfecting foundations are the not-so-secret weapon of the pros, and the key to a naturally beautiful look

M.A.C PREP + PRIME FACE PROTECT PRIMER WITH SPF 50 L'ORÉAL PARIS MAGIC NUDE LIQUID POWDER FOUNDATION CHANEL LES BEIGES DE CHANEL ALL-IN-ONE HEALTHY GLOW FLUID FOUNDATION GUERLAIN SUPER AQUA BB HYDRA+ CREAM MAKE UP FOR EVER HD INVISIBLE COVER FOUNDATION

Pro Pick

Not only does this fast-absorbing oil-free primer prep skin for foundation, but its high SPF protects you from those nasty UV rays.

M.A.C Prep + Prime face protect primer with SPF 50, $37.

Nice price

This easy-to-blend formula transforms from liquid to powder to give you a matte finish every time.

L'oréal paris magic nude liquid Powder foundation, $19.

worth the money

With just a hint of coverage, this ultra-light and luminous liquid is our secret to achieving the no-makeup makeup look.

chanel les beiges de chanel all- in-one healthy glow fluid foundation, $48.

most innovative

The busy woman's all-in-one cream. It covers, hydrates and delivers broad-spectrum sun protection too.

guerlain Super Aqua BB hydra+ cream, $85.

Eco chic

The finely milled minerals in this product provide complete coverage, even out tone and leave your skin looking healthy and natural.

make up for ever hd invisible cover foundation, $49.

Cover-ups

BOBBI BROWN SKIN FOUNDATION STICK COVERGIRL + OLAY CONCEALER BALM SHISEIDO MAKEUP SHEER EYE ZONE CORRECTOR VICHY PROEVEN BB CREAM LISE WATIER PORTFOLIO PROFESSIONAL CORRECTORS

Best Base
bobbi brown skin foundation stick, $51.

easy Touch-ups
covergirl + olay concealer balm, $10.

bright eyes
Shiseido Makeup Sheer Eye Zone Corrector, $26.

multi-tasker
Vichy Proeven BB cream, $35.

custom blend
Lise watier portfolio professional correctors, $32.

  • M.A.C PREP + PRIME FACE PROTECT PRIMER WITH SPF 50

    Pro Pick

    Not only does this fast-absorbing oil-free primer prep skin for foundation, but its high SPF protects you from those nasty UV rays.

    M.A.C Prep + Prime face protect primer with SPF 50, $37.

  • L'ORÉAL PARIS MAGIC NUDE LIQUID POWDER FOUNDATION

    Nice price

    This easy-to-blend formula transforms from liquid to powder to give you a matte finish every time.

    L'oréal paris magic nude liquid Powder foundation, $19.

  • CHANEL LES BEIGES DE CHANEL ALL-IN-ONE HEALTHY GLOW FLUID FOUNDATION

    worth the money

    With just a hint of coverage, this ultra-light and luminous liquid is our secret to achieving the no-makeup makeup look.

    chanel les beiges de chanel all- in-one healthy glow fluid foundation, $48.

  • GUERLAIN SUPER AQUA BB HYDRA+ CREAM

    most innovative

    The busy woman's all-in-one cream. It covers, hydrates and delivers broad-spectrum sun protection too.

    guerlain Super Aqua BB hydra+ cream, $85.

  • MAKE UP FOR EVER HD INVISIBLE COVER FOUNDATION

    Eco chic

    The finely milled minerals in this product provide complete coverage, even out tone and leave your skin looking healthy and natural.

    make up for ever hd invisible cover foundation, $49.

5 of the best - Cover-Ups

Cover-ups

  • BOBBI BROWN SKIN FOUNDATION STICK

    Best Base
    bobbi brown skin foundation stick, $51.

  • COVERGIRL + OLAY CONCEALER BALM

    easy Touch-ups
    covergirl + olay concealer balm, $10.

  • SHISEIDO MAKEUP SHEER EYE ZONE CORRECTOR

    bright eyes
    Shiseido Makeup Sheer Eye Zone Corrector, $26.

  • VICHY PROEVEN BB CREAM

    multi-tasker
    Vichy Proeven BB cream, $35.

  • LISE WATIER PORTFOLIO PROFESSIONAL CORRECTORS

    custom blend
    Lise watier portfolio professional correctors, $32.

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Beauty 100 - Pro Tip

The key to the natural look is to enhance your complexion with the least amount of coverage. Start by applying a sheer layer of light-weight foundation on well moisturized skin. Whether you use a brush, sponge or fingers make sure you blend, blend, blend!

Beauty 100 - Easy DIY style

lovely locks

Whether we’re building volume or taming frizz, these are the style fixes we can’t do without

TRESEMMÉ TRES TWO EXTRA HOLD HAIRSPRAY PHYTO PARIS PHYTOVOLUME ACTIF VOLUMIZING SPRAY PUREOLOGY FRESH APPROACH DRY CONDITION SPRAY BUMBLE AND BUMBLE HAIRDRESSER’S INVISIBLE OIL AVEDA AIR CONTROL HAIRSPRAY

Nice price

Fight the frizz with this humidity-resistant spray.

Tresemmé Tres Two Extra Hold HairSpray, $6.

Pro pick

Build body and add volume, without stickiness or stiffness. This go-to formula gives even the finest hair a lift.

phyto paris Phytovolume actif volumizing spray, $30.

most innovative

This luxurious spray restores shine, softness and moisture to dry, damaged and colour-treated hair.

Pureology fresh approach dry condition spray, $24.

cult favourite

This is one hair must-have. Get soft, silky, shiny locks with this featherlight oil. P.S.: You’ll love the scent.

bumble and bumble hairdresser’s invisible oil, $50.

Eco chic

Get a sleek glossy finish with this long-lasting-hold formula from a company that made "giving back" trendy.

Aveda air control Hairspray, $34.

Haircare

FEKKAI FULL BLOWN VOLUME SHAMPOO AND CONDITIONER DOVE NUTRITIVE THERAPY NOURISHING OIL CARE SHAMPOO KÉRASTASE OLÉO-RELAX MASK PANTENE PRO-V DAMAGE RECOVERY DAILY REVITALIZING SHAMPOO GARNIER FRUCTIS PURE CLEAN FORTIFYING SHAMPOO

Salon Results
fekkai full blown volume shampoo and conditioner, $28 each.

Smooth Operator
dove nutritive therapy nourishing oil care shampoo, $8.

Frizz Fighter
kérastase oléo-relax mask, $59.

Care & Repair
pantene pro-v damage recovery daily revitalizing shampoo, $6.

Super soft
garnier fructis pure clean fortifying shampoo, $8.

  • TRESEMMÉ TRES TWO EXTRA HOLD HAIRSPRAY

    Nice price

    Fight the frizz with this humidity-resistant spray.

    Tresemmé Tres Two Extra Hold HairSpray, $6.

  • PHYTO PARIS PHYTOVOLUME ACTIF VOLUMIZING SPRAY

    Pro pick

    Build body and add volume, without stickiness or stiffness. This go-to formula gives even the finest hair a lift.

    phyto paris Phytovolume actif volumizing spray, $30.

  • PUREOLOGY FRESH APPROACH DRY CONDITION SPRAY

    most innovative

    This luxurious spray restores shine, softness and moisture to dry, damaged and colour-treated hair.

    Pureology fresh approach dry condition spray, $24.

  • BUMBLE AND BUMBLE HAIRDRESSER’S INVISIBLE OIL

    cult favourite

    This is one hair must-have. Get soft, silky, shiny locks with this featherlight oil. P.S.: You’ll love the scent.

    bumble and bumble hairdresser’s invisible oil, $50.

  • AVEDA AIR CONTROL HAIRSPRAY

    Eco chic

    Get a sleek glossy finish with this long-lasting-hold formula from a company that made "giving back" trendy.

    Aveda air control Hairspray, $34.

5 of the best - Haircare

Haircare

  • FEKKAI FULL BLOWN VOLUME SHAMPOO AND CONDITIONER

    Salon Results
    fekkai full blown volume shampoo and conditioner, $28 each.

  • DOVE NUTRITIVE THERAPY NOURISHING OIL CARE SHAMPOO

    Smooth Operator
    dove nutritive therapy nourishing oil care shampoo, $8.

  • KÉRASTASE OLÉO-RELAX MASK

    Frizz Fighter
    kérastase oléo-relax mask, $59.

  • PANTENE PRO-V DAMAGE RECOVERY DAILY REVITALIZING SHAMPOO

    Care & Repair
    pantene pro-v damage recovery daily revitalizing shampoo, $6.

  • GARNIER FRUCTIS PURE CLEAN FORTIFYING SHAMPOO

    Super soft
    garnier fructis pure clean fortifying shampoo, $8.

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Beauty 100 - Pro Tip

The first step to getting the un-done, tousled hairstyles of the moment is to start with well-conditioned, healthy hair. After washing, let your hair air dry naturally, then work in a little styling cream to create texture (avoiding the roots) and you’re good to go!

Beauty 100 - Simple & Modern

youthful glow

These formulas are so packed with supercharged ingredients we think of them as anti-aging heroes

DERMALOGICA MULTIVITAMIN POWER SERUM OLAY REGENERIST LUMINOUS TONE PERFECTING CREAM LA PRAIRIE CELLULAR SWISS ICE CRYSTAL CREAM PHILOSOPHY TIME IN A BOTTLE FOR EYES DAILY AGE-DEFYING SERUM KIEHL’S MIDNIGHT RECOVERY CONCENTRATE ELIXI

Pro Pick

Improve elasticity, even out skin tone and decrease fine lines and wrinkles with this blend of peptides and vitamins A, C and E.

Dermalogica Multivitamin power Serum, $92.

Nice price

Say hello to a new superstar cream that fades dark spots and banishes dullness.

Olay regenerist luminous Tone perfecting cream, $39.

worth the money

State-of-the art technology, potent botanicals, skin-plumping hyaluronic acid and shea butter work to strengthen skin and stimulate its natural renewal process.

La Prairie cellular swiss ice crystal cream, $365.

most innovative

A little dab of this repairing serum tightens, smooths and brightens the fragile skin around your eyes.

Philosophy time in a bottle for eyes daily age-defying serum, $78.

cult favourite

The powerful recipe of essential botanical oils works to rejuvenate the skin while you sleep. What could be easier?

kiehl’s midnight recovery concentrate elixir, $50.

Skincare Classics

LA MER MOISTURIZING SOFT CREAM ESTÉE LAUDER ADVANCED NIGHT REPAIR SYNCHRONIZED RECOVERY COMPLEX II SERUM BIOTHERM AQUASOURCE DEEP HYDRATION REPLENISHING GEL CLINIQUE DRAMATICALLY DIFFERENT MOISTURIZING LOTION+ MOISTURIZER NIVEA CREME

Splurge-worthy
La Mer moisturizing soft cream, $180.

sleep on it
estée lauder advanced night repair synchronized recovery complex II serum, $105.

Moisture rich
Biotherm aquasource deep hydration replenishing gel, $47.

Trend setter
Clinique dramatically different moisturizing lotion+ moisturizer, $32.

secret weapon
Nivea creme, $11.

  • DERMALOGICA MULTIVITAMIN POWER SERUM

    Pro Pick

    Improve elasticity, even out skin tone and decrease fine lines and wrinkles with this blend of peptides and vitamins A, C and E.

    Dermalogica Multivitamin power Serum, $92.

  • OLAY REGENERIST LUMINOUS TONE PERFECTING CREAM

    Nice price

    Say hello to a new superstar cream that fades dark spots and banishes dullness.

    Olay regenerist luminous Tone perfecting cream, $39.

  • LA PRAIRIE CELLULAR SWISS ICE CRYSTAL CREAM

    worth the money

    State-of-the art technology, potent botanicals, skin-plumping hyaluronic acid and shea butter work to strengthen skin and stimulate its natural renewal process.

    La Prairie cellular swiss ice crystal cream, $365.

  • PHILOSOPHY TIME IN A BOTTLE FOR EYES DAILY AGE-DEFYING SERUM

    most innovative

    A little dab of this repairing serum tightens, smooths and brightens the fragile skin around your eyes.

    Philosophy time in a bottle for eyes daily age-defying serum, $78.

  • KIEHL’S MIDNIGHT RECOVERY CONCENTRATE ELIXIR

    cult favourite

    The powerful recipe of essential botanical oils works to rejuvenate the skin while you sleep. What could be easier?

    kiehl's midnight recovery concentrate elixir, $50.

5 of the best - Skincare Classics

Skincare Classics

  • LA MER MOISTURIZING SOFT CREAM

    Splurge-worthy
    La Mer moisturizing soft cream, $180.

  • ESTÉE LAUDER ADVANCED NIGHT REPAIR SYNCHRONIZED RECOVERY COMPLEX II SERUM

    sleep on it
    estée lauder advanced night repair synchronized recovery complex II serum, $105.

  • BIOTHERM AQUASOURCE DEEP HYDRATION REPLENISHING GEL

    Moisture rich
    Biotherm aquasource deep hydration replenishing gel, $47.

  • CLINIQUE DRAMATICALLY DIFFERENT MOISTURIZING LOTION+ MOISTURIZER

    Trend setter
    Clinique dramatically different moisturizing lotion+ moisturizer, $32.

  • NIVEA CREME

    secret weapon
    Nivea creme, $11.

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Beauty 100 - Pro Tip

Pollution, heat, cold, stress and sun all contribute to aging and skin damage. Commit to a skincare routine and pamper yourself with products that moisturize, protect, soothe and repair.

Beauty 100 - Down-to-earth beauty

skin savers

Got a skincare dilemma? Meet the arsenal of hard-working solutions we can't do without

AVÈNE SKIN RECOVERY CREAM A-DERMA DERMALIBOUR+ CREAM SKINCEUTICALS ADVANCED SKIN DISCOLORATION CORRECTOR CLINIQUE ACNE SOLUTIONS CLINICAL CLEARING GE LA ROCHE-POSAY ROSALIAC AR INTENSE FORMULA ANTI-REDNESS GEL

Pro Pick

Soothes and moisturizes even the most hypersensitive and allergic skin — it just might change your life!

Avène skin recovery cream, $35.

Nice price

This multi-purpose cream repairs irritated, red and chapped skin. Perfect for the whole family, it's a medicine cabinet must-have.

a-derma Dermalibour+ Cream, $18.

worth the money

Work this into your daily routine to reduce and lighten stubborn spots and prevent them from coming back.

skinceuticals advanced skin discoloration corrector, $104.

most innovative

This daily acne treatment contains a healthy dose of salicylic acid to clear blemishes quickly without drying your skin.

clinique acne solutions clinical clearing gel, $29.

cult favourite

Use morning and night to calm, soothe and reduce the redness and uncomfortable hot flushes that come with sensitive skin.

la roche-posay rosaliac AR intense formula anti-redness gel, $34.

Sunscreens

AVEENO PROTECT+HYDRATE SUNSCREEN, SPF 45 ROC SOLEIL PROTEXION+ INVISIBLE TOUCH SUNSCREEN, SPF 45 L'ORÉAL PARIS SILKY SHEER BB TINTED FACE LOTION, SPF 50 CLARINS SUNSCREEN FOR FACE WRINKLE CONTROL CREAM, SPF 50+ BIOTHERM SOIN SOLAIRE FACE MULTI-PROTECTION SUN CREAM, SPF 5

two-in-one
Aveeno protect+hydrate sunscreen, spf 45, $16.

Easy spray
roc soleil protexion+ invisible touch sunscreen, SPF 45, $24.

Everyday hero
l'oréal paris silky sheer BB tinted face lotion, spf 50, $15.

skin Protector
Clarins Sunscreen for Face Wrinkle Control Cream, SPF 50+, $34.

Strong & Gentle
Biotherm soin solaire face Multi-protection sun cream, SPF 50, $35.

  • AVÈNE SKIN RECOVERY CREAM

    Pro Pick

    Soothes and moisturizes even the most hypersensitive and allergic skin — it just might change your life!

    Avène skin recovery cream, $35.

  • A-DERMA DERMALIBOUR+ CREAM

    Nice price

    This multi-purpose cream repairs irritated, red and chapped skin. Perfect for the whole family, it's a medicine cabinet must-have.

    a-derma Dermalibour+ Cream, $18.

  • SKINCEUTICALS ADVANCED SKIN DISCOLORATION CORRECTOR

    worth the money

    Work this into your daily routine to reduce and lighten stubborn spots and prevent them from coming back.

    skinceuticals advanced skin discoloration corrector, $104.

  • CLINIQUE ACNE SOLUTIONS CLINICAL CLEARING GEL

    most innovative

    This daily acne treatment contains a healthy dose of salicylic acid to clear blemishes quickly without drying your skin.

    clinique acne solutions clinical clearing gel, $29.

  • LA ROCHE-POSAY ROSALIAC AR INTENSE FORMULA ANTI-REDNESS GEL

    cult favourite

    Use morning and night to calm, soothe and reduce the redness and uncomfortable hot flushes that come with sensitive skin.

    la roche-posay rosaliac AR intense formula anti-redness gel, $34.

5 of the best - Sunscreens

Sunscreens

  • AVEENO PROTECT+HYDRATE SUNSCREEN, SPF 45

    two-in-one
    Aveeno protect+hydrate sunscreen, spf 45, $16.

  • ROC SOLEIL PROTEXION+ INVISIBLE TOUCH SUNSCREEN, SPF 45

    Easy spray
    roc soleil protexion+ invisible touch sunscreen, SPF 45, $24.

  • L'ORÉAL PARIS SILKY SHEER BB TINTED FACE LOTION, SPF 50

    Everyday hero
    l'oréal paris silky sheer BB tinted face lotion, spf 50, $15.

  • CLARINS SUNSCREEN FOR FACE WRINKLE CONTROL CREAM, SPF 50+

    skin Protector
    Clarins Sunscreen for Face Wrinkle Control Cream, SPF 50+, $34.

  • BIOTHERM SOIN SOLAIRE FACE MULTI-PROTECTION SUN CREAM, SPF 50

    Strong & Gentle
    Biotherm soin solaire face Multi-protection sun cream, SPF 50, $35.

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Beauty 100 - Pro Tip

Sensitive skin? Go back to basics. Look for gentle products that calm irritations and inflammations. The solution is as close as the nearest drugstore.

Beauty 100 - Pretty pop of colour

blushing cheeks

With so many textures to choose from, why not layer more than one and get a naturally glowing look — a trick we learned from the pros

M.A.C POWDER BLUSH IN DOLLYMIX MAYBELLINE NEW YORK FACE STUDIO MASTER GLAZE GLISTEN BLUSH STICK IN JUST-PINCHED PINK GIORGIO ARMANI MAESTRO FUSION BLUSH IN SHADE 300 NARS BLUSH IN GAIETY JUICE BEAUTY GLOWING CHEEK COLOUR IN PINK

Pro Pick

Hands down, one of the best blushes around — great colour payoff and stays all day.

M.A.C powder blush in dollymix, $25.

Nice price

All you need is your fingertips to blend this creamy colour, making it perfect for girls on the go.

maybelline new york face studio master glaze glisten blush stick in just-pinched pink, $12.

most innovative

One drop of this velvety-feeling liquid blends easily into your skin to give you the most natural flush possible.

giorgio armani maestro fusion blush in shade 300, $55.

cult favourite

With so many shades to choose from, it’s almost impossible to pick just one, but this candy colour will give you a pretty glow in seconds.

nars blush in gaiety, $33.

eco chic

Brighten your cheeks the organic way with this all-natural blush made from fruit extracts and mineral powders.

juice beauty glowing cheek colour in pink, $17.

Skin perfectors

GIORGIO ARMANI FLUID SHEER FOUNDATION IN SHADE 10 GARNIER SKIN RENEW 5 SEC BLUR INSTANT SMOOTHER PRIMER GIVENCHY MISTER SMOOTH SMOOTHING PRIMER YVES SAINT LAURENT TOUCHE ÉCLAT HIGHLIGHTER RMS BEAUTY LIVING LUMINIZER

Liquid Light
giorgio armani fluid sheer foundation in shade 10, $66.

even tone
Garnier skin renew 5 sec blur instant smoother primer, $20.

Prime Time
givenchy mister smooth smoothing primer, $42.

radiance rules
yves saint laurent touche éclat highlighter, $50.

Natural Beauty
RMS beauty living luminizer, $36.

  • M.A.C POWDER BLUSH IN DOLLYMIX

    Pro Pick

    Hands down, one of the best blushes around — great colour payoff and stays all day.

    M.A.C powder blush in dollymix, $25.

  • MAYBELLINE NEW YORK FACE STUDIO MASTER GLAZE GLISTEN BLUSH STICK IN JUST-PINCHED PINK

    Nice price

    All you need is your fingertips to blend this creamy colour, making it perfect for girls on the go.

    maybelline new york face studio master glaze glisten blush stick in just-pinched pink, $12.

  • GIORGIO ARMANI MAESTRO FUSION BLUSH IN SHADE 300

    most innovative

    One drop of this velvety-feeling liquid blends easily into your skin to give you the most natural flush possible.

    giorgio armani maestro fusion blush in shade 300, $55.

  • NARS BLUSH IN GAIETY

    cult favourite

    With so many shades to choose from, it’s almost impossible to pick just one, but this candy colour will give you a pretty glow in seconds.

    nars blush in gaiety, $33.

  • JUICE BEAUTY GLOWING CHEEK COLOUR IN PINK

    eco chic

    Brighten your cheeks the organic way with this all-natural blush made from fruit extracts and mineral powders.

    juice beauty glowing cheek colour in pink, $17.

5 of the best - Skin Perfectors

Skin perfectors

  • GIORGIO ARMANI FLUID SHEER FOUNDATION IN SHADE 10

    Liquid Light
    giorgio armani fluid sheer foundation in shade 10, $66.

  • GARNIER SKIN RENEW 5 SEC BLUR INSTANT SMOOTHER PRIMER

    even tone
    Garnier skin renew 5 sec blur instant smoother primer, $20.

  • GIVENCHY MISTER SMOOTH SMOOTHING PRIMER

    Prime Time
    givenchy mister smooth smoothing primer, $42.

  • YVES SAINT LAURENT TOUCHE ÉCLAT HIGHLIGHTER

    radiance rules
    yves saint laurent touche éclat highlighter, $50.

  • RMS BEAUTY LIVING LUMINIZER

    Natural Beauty
    RMS beauty living luminizer, $36.

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Beauty 100 - Pro Tip

Smile and dust a pretty shade of powder blush on the apples of the cheeks and blend up towards your hairline. Cream blushes are also great dotted with your fingertips on the apples of your cheeks, and can be used as a lip stain too!

Beauty 100 - Pretty chic

beauty tools

Let these super stylers and high-tech gadgets take your look to the next (gorgeous) level

MOROCCANOIL 2000 PROFESSIONAL SERIES TOURMALINE CERAMIC HAIR DRYER T3 MICRO SINGLEPASS COMPACT STYLING IRON CLARISONIC MIA #2 SKINCARE BRUSH BABYLISSPRO MIRACURL PROFESSIONAL CURL MACHINE ORAL-B PROFESSIONAL 5000 TOOTHBRUSH

Pro Pick

This powerful dryer works fast to minimize drying time, which reduces frizz, damages hair less and is easier on your wrist.

moroccanoil 2000 professional series tourmaline ceramic hair dryer, $220.

Nice price

Get sleek, shiny hair fast with this super-efficient, light tourmaline iron that’s small enough to go with you anywhere.

t3 micro singlepass compact styling iron, $94.

worth the money

Use this for a week and you’ll be hooked. The sonic cleansing brush removes impurities better than traditional methods — and it allows serums and creams to absorb better.

clarisonic Mia #2 skincare brush, $180.

most innovative

Get show-stopping curls every time with this easy-to-use, unique tool.

babylisspro miracurl professional curl machine, $270.

cult favourite

Get a gold star from your dentist. This clever brush keeps track of your brushing time so you know you’re doing it right.

ORAL-B professional 5000 toothbrush, $160.

Hand & body creams

AVEENO DAILY MOISTURIZING LOTION LISE WATIER AGE CONTROL SUPREME ULTIMATE BODY BUTTER VASELINE SPRAY & GO MOISTURIZER IN ALOE FRESH L’OCCITANE SHEA BUTTER HAND CREAM YVES ROCHER MOISTURIZING BODY LOTION WITH ORGANIC ALOE VERA

Silky smooth
aveeno daily moisturizing lotion, $12.

Anti-Aging
lise watier age control supreme ultimate body butter, $70.

so Easy
vaseline spray & go moisturizer in aloe fresh, $9.

nourish & protect
l’occitane shea butter hand cream, $30.

NAturally soothing
yves rocher moisturizing body lotion with organic aloe vera, $18.

  • MOROCCANOIL 2000 PROFESSIONAL SERIES TOURMALINE CERAMIC HAIR DRYER

    Pro Pick

    This powerful dryer works fast to minimize drying time, which reduces frizz, damages hair less and is easier on your wrist.

    moroccanoil 2000 professional series tourmaline ceramic hair dryer, $220.

  • T3 MICRO SINGLEPASS COMPACT STYLING IRON

    Nice price

    Get sleek, shiny hair fast with this super-efficient, light tourmaline iron that’s small enough to go with you anywhere.

    t3 micro singlepass compact styling iron, $94.

  • CLARISONIC MIA #2 SKINCARE BRUSH

    worth the money

    Use this for a week and you’ll be hooked. The sonic cleansing brush removes impurities better than traditional methods — and it allows serums and creams to absorb better.

    clarisonic Mia #2 skincare brush, $180.

  • BABYLISSPRO MIRACURL PROFESSIONAL CURL MACHINE

    most innovative

    Get show-stopping curls every time with this easy-to-use, unique tool.

    babylisspro miracurl professional curl machine, $270.

  • ORAL-B PROFESSIONAL 5000 TOOTHBRUSH

    cult favourite

    Get a gold star from your dentist. This clever brush keeps track of your brushing time so you know you’re doing it right.

    ORAL-B professional 5000 toothbrush, $160.

5 of the best - Hand & Body

Hand & body creams

  • AVEENO DAILY MOISTURIZING LOTION

    Silky smooth
    aveeno daily moisturizing lotion, $12.

  • LISE WATIER AGE CONTROL SUPREME ULTIMATE BODY BUTTER

    Anti-Aging
    lise watier age control supreme ultimate body butter, $70.

  • VASELINE SPRAY & GO MOISTURIZER IN ALOE FRESH

    so Easy
    vaseline spray & go moisturizer in aloe fresh, $9.

  • L’OCCITANE SHEA BUTTER HAND CREAM

    nourish & protect
    l’occitane shea butter hand cream, $30.

  • YVES ROCHER MOISTURIZING BODY LOTION WITH ORGANIC ALOE VERA

    NAturally soothing
    yves rocher moisturizing body lotion with organic aloe vera, $18.

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Beauty 100 - Pro Tip

Pampering yourself with hand cream is one of life’s little luxuries. Keep one in your purse, one at work, one by the sink and one by your bed. Your hands will thank you.

PRODUCED BY CHATELAINE

WEB PRODUCER/DEVELOPER Liz Shannon
CONSULTING PRODUCERS Dean Carter, Mike Shoss

Photos

BEAUTY PHOTOGRAPHY Natasha V
PRODUCT STYLING Jay Barnett, Daniel Onori
PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY Erik Putz
LIPSTICK BACKGROUND PHOTO Geoffrey Ross
MODEL PHOTOS Imaxtree

Videos

MAKEUP & HAIR Michelle Rosen/judyinc.com
MAKEUP & HAIR ASSISTANTS Caitlin Cullimore, Samantha Pickles/judyinc.com
MODELS Stephanie Christian, Stacey Coke/Plutino Models, Alexandra Tanner
VIDEOGRAPHY Isaac Cravit
CINEMATOGRAPHY Stephen Chung