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Luxury on the bill

Galerie MX

THE LATEST FINDS OF THE SEASON TAKE A TURN OFF THE BEATEN TRACK. TREAT YOURSELF TO LUXURIOUS BEAUTY!


Trio-molecular Excellence from Eisenberg

ANTI-AGING JEWELS Hydration is the secret to radiant skin. Eisenberg has discovered a precious formula made with real diamonds and fine particles of gold that stimulate microcirculation and revitalize skin cell metabolism. This trio of velvety-smooth and luxuriant creams delicately contour the face, leaving your skin smooth and radiant. For that star effect, apply the serum a couple of hours before a big event for an instant glow! (Trio-molecular Excellence from Eisenberg, each product starting at $125). The line is available at 35 retail outlets across Québec, including Ogilvy. eisenberg.com

Stage Performer from Shu uemura: Immediate Radiance Skin Perfecting Cream and Instant Replenishing Line Smoother

PHOTOSHOP FOR THE SKIN Place a discreet veil over the imperfections, hide wrinkles and dilated pores, cover the shine; it’s like Photoshop for the face. This silky-smooth foundation is like a visual effects genius, and the 2011 version is even better, mixing active ingredients into their formulas for short and long-term results, and a powerful hydrating cream for a luminous glow. Our choice: Stage Performer from Shu uemura: Immediate Radiance Skin Perfecting Cream and Instant Replenishing Line Smoother (50 ml and 4 ml, starting at $90 and $60). Available exclusively at Holt Renfrew. shuuemura.com

Institut de laser Roy

THE ULTIMATE IN PERSONALIZED SKIN CARE Does perfect personalized skin care really exist? At the Institut de laser Roy (Solange and Glorianne), all treatments take place in-house. After filling out a detailed questionnaire, you will meet with a specialist to diagnose the problems that require attention: spots, wrinkles, lines, and so on. Next, the appropriate Dermaceutic peel is determined: the Spot Peel (for abnormal pigmentation), the Cosmo Peel (for younger-looking skin), the Milk Peel (to restore the skin’s luminosity), and the Mask Peel (for acne). Safe and pain-free. Repeat after me: This fall I will shed my skin. For information: 514 439 0606 laserroy.com

Clarins spa treatments

GET YOUR GLOW BACK
Clarins spa treatments can help improve your skin’s appearance. The Lifting line smoother, a youth recovery treatment, boosts skin’s vital functions, delivering exceptional skin toning and firming benefits to help diminish the visible appearance of lines. An 80-minute session ($110) will bring back that youthful glow. • Clarins Skin Spa in Laval and Clarins Skin Spa Ambiance in Montréal clarinsskinspa.ca

m03-beaute-chanel

PARISIAN EYES
The minimalist look is out. Chanel’s look this fall is precious, mixing flashes of gold and pure colours. The question being asked by experts about this season’s top look: “Are you beige or not?” This shade is a must for fall. The new makeup collection, Illusions d’ombres, from the fashion house on Rue Cambon in Paris, proposes playing with light and shade for multiple contrasts. The colours are inspired by precious metals. The look is a mix of audacity and extreme simplicity. Never before has jewellery so inspired our makeup choices: now it’s up to us to adorn ourselves with our most beautiful finery. And finally ladies, nails are the most important accessory of the season. It’s being whispered that nails are the new handbag! For information: chanel.com

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