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TIFF 09: Red Carpet Beauty Tips and Trends

Friday, September 18th, 2009


    Since this week is all about looking red carpet ready – due to the Toronto International Film Festival, we thought it was the perfect time to ask a beauty expert for their tips for looking hot on the red carpet. Greg Wencel, COVERGIRL Makeup-Pro, answers our questions. (more…)

    TIFF 09: The Tastemakers Lounge

    Friday, September 18th, 2009

    For the fifth year, rock-it promotions, inc., turned one of the Intercontinental Hotel Toronto Yorkville’s suites into the Tastemakers Lounge, a celebrity gifting suite. Talent and VIPs in town for the Toronto International Film Festival were gifted with cosmetics from Joe Fresh Beauty, board games from Mattel, tasty treats from Sexy Gourmet Food Co., apparel from local eco-label Guats, totes from Vancouver-based Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB), gift certificates from Didier, prestige fragrance for men and women from D&G and more. Celebs were even able to get camera-ready hair for the red carpet with the assistance from Yorkville salon Chiggy’s Touch.

    Photojournalist Rosie Levine, also joined the Tastemakers Lounge, inviting guests to participate in her forthcoming book, Celebrity Encounters of the Peace-ful Kind. For the past few years, she’s been photographing numerous celebrities casually and candidly flashing the peace sign, including Katie Couric, Morgan Freeman and Justin Timberlake. Proceeds from the book will be donated to War Child.

    Lipstick Powder N Paint were onsite with our trusty Flip video camera to see what was happening in this fabulous lounge.

    TIFF 09: Red Carpet Beauties

    Friday, September 18th, 2009

    Toronto’s all abuzz with celebrity sightings at this year’s Film Festival, and while we love the fashions and accessories rocking the red carpet, we also know the key to a great look is all in the hair. We spoke to Jami Symons, salon owner and AG Hair Cosmetics’ Artistic Director, who gave us the 411 on celebrity styles, the trends we’re seeing now and how to get the tresses of young Hollywood.

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      TIFF 09: The IT Lounge

      Thursday, September 17th, 2009

      Top celebs and film industry VIPs are being welcomed (by invitation-only) to the IT Lounge, held at the luxurious Windsor Arms Hotel.  What will they spy? The latest products from such brands as Fila, Brooks, Teva, Goody, Please Mum, Kiehl’s, Richart Chocolate, J. Rox Originals, Sou! Foundation, Penny Protein Plan, SKYY Vodka, Universal Music, and Sharpie.

      As a part of sponsor involvement, the brands will raise funds and awareness for a dozen important causes, including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto, Camp Oochigeas, SoU! Foundation, Sick Kids Foundation, World Vision, KidsFest Reading and Running Club, ParticipACTION, WaterKeeper Alliance, Canadian Cancer Society, and Artists for Peace and Justice.

      Lipstick Powder N Paint popped into the lounge to see what celebs were being ‘gifted’.

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