Canadian Living April 2018

The Canadian Living Magazine for helpful articles on food, cooking, health, relationships, family and lifestyles in Canada.

Pays:
Canada
Langue:
English
Éditeur:
TVA Publications Inc.
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Monthly
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15,62 €(TVA Incluse)
10 Numéros

dans ce numéro

1 min
well to do

While putting together this wellness issue, the Canadian Living team was in the midst of an in-office challenge: For one month, staff members implemented simple well-being goals and held one another accountable to them. My personal goal was to drink a giant glass of water in the morning before beelining to my espresso machine—no easy feat. I adapted my evening routine to include filling up said glass and placing it on my nightstand, ready for my a.m. guzzle. The result? More energy and less sluggishness. I felt like what I imagine a morning person feels like every day (basically, a superhero). Other colleagues were buoyed by practising good posture, positing on gratitude, stretching, meditating and stair-climbing. The key to our successes was creating resolutions that were small and achievable. To come…

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5 min
13 tricks, tips and ideas we love this month

1 High Roller Ready, set, roll! Edmontonbased beauty and wellness brand Pura Botanicals has come out with a set of athome facial-massage tools sure to rejuvenate your skincare regimen. The gemstone rollers (jade, crystal quartz and amethyst are among the stones used) can boost circulation and help with lymphatic drainage to reduce swelling. Simply roll upward and outward over your cleansed face and neck and feel the glow. 2 ARE YOUR GROCERY SHOPPING HABITS HEALTHY? Studies have shown that placing an online order prevents impulse buys that happen in the supermarket aisle (box of Oreos, anyone?). In addition, online shoppers are less likely to stray from a list, making smarter food choices and spending less, too. Don’t care for shopping on the web? Apply these principles in the grocery store: Make a list…

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2 min
chocolate   pavlova

LUSCIOUS CHOCOLATE PAVLOVA MAKES 8 TO 10 SERVINGS HANDS-ON TIME 40 MINUTES COOLING TIME 1. HOURS TOTAL TIME 3½ HOURS 4 egg whites¾ cup granulated sugar¼ cup packed light brown sugarpinch salt3 tbsp cocoa powder1 tsp cider vinegar or white vinegar Chocolate Curls (optional) 85 g semisweet chocolate (about 3 oz), finely chopped (about ⅔d cup)2 tsp vegetable oil Mascarpone Cream 1 cup 35% cream¾ cup mascarpone cheese, softened Garnish ½ cup blue and green mini candy-coated chocolate eggs (such as Cadbury Mini Eggs) Preheat oven to 300°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Using 8-inch round cake pan as guide, trace circle onto parchment paper; flip parchment paper. Set aside. In stand mixer bowl set over saucepan of simmering water, whisk together egg whites, granulated sugar, brown sugar and salt until mixture is warm and sugar is dissolved, 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer…

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1 min
coral   crush

Loud Mouth Loud Mouth Our picks for the most wearable and comfortable coral lippies. PRO TIP If you’re not sure where to start, “go with a cooler reddish, pinkish tone,” says Mann. They’re easier to wear on all skin tones. SHADE FINDER CLARINS NATIONAL MAKEUP ARTIST AND TRAINER CHRISTINE MANN SHARES HER TIPS FOR PICKING A COLOUR THAT COMPLEMENTS YOUR SKIN TONE. For fair skin A pinkish base is the best for pale skin, says Mann. Make sure your pick has a cool undertone (red or blue), leaning more peach than orange. For olive skin “Almost anything goes!” says Mann. “Orange, fruity colours really suit an olive skin tone.” Think bright corals and warm shades of orange. For dark skin Brighter colours are great,” says Mann. She recommends playing with finishes such as glossy and sheer.…

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2 min
pick your potion

POUT PREP “NOT ONLY IS DRY, FLAKY SKIN UNATTRACTIVE,” SAYS STROH, “BUT IT CAN ALSO BE PAINFUL, AND LIPSTICK WILL DRY OUT YOUR LIPS EVEN MORE.” MAKE SURE LIPS ARE MOISTURIZED AND PREPPED BEFORE ADDING A SWIPE OF CORAL TO THEM. Step 1 USE A HEAVY-DUTY BALM OR A LIPSPECIFIC MASK OVERNIGHT TO KEEP YOUR LIPS PROTECTED AND HYDRATED. Step 2 USE A LIP SCRUB IN THE MORNING TO EXFOLIATE, OR YOU CAN USE A DAMP WASHCLOTH OR YOUR TOOTHBRUSH. Step 3 APPLY A WAXY, NONGREASY BALM UNDER ANY PIGMENT TO PROTECT YOUR LIPS FROM DRYING OUT. CHUBBY STICK “These are a one-stop shop,” says Stroh. They offer a precise application and, when you pick an opaque formula, loads of colour payoff. How to use Apply straight from the pencil in a single step for an easy, achievable lip look. LIQUID “Liquid…

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2 min
vanity files

Q & A With Julia McEwen OUR FASHION & BEAUTY DIRECTOR FINDS THE ANSWERS TO YOUR BEAUTYRELATED QUESTIONS. Q I’m looking for a mascara that packs a punch but doesn’t feel like it’s weighing down my eyelids. Any recommendations? Benefit, the beauty brand famous for its innovative products, has released a mascara that uses space technology to give you the most lightweight application on the market. With aero-particles, one of the lightest known materials, the formulation offers dramatic volume that also lifts and lengthens—without feeling heavy. Q How do I find my perfect shade of foundation? Whether your skin colour is cool, warm or neutral, it doesn’t matter. “You simply need to find a shade that matches your skin,” says Clint Dowdell, global brand ambassador for Nude by Nature, Australia’s number one natural cosmetics brand, which…

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