Wear Notes: Beauty and Fashion

Quebec-based SHAN launches resort wear SHAN

The internationally renowned Quebec-based brand, has launched a ready-to-wear line of clothing as part of its portfolio of high-end resort wear collections. In this first collection, SHAN incorporates a Japanese flair that combines glamour, versatility and environmental sustainability. All clothes are 100 per cent Canadian-made and manufactured by professional local seamstresses with fabrics sourced from renowned Italian suppliers. Shan.ca

Oakville Jewellery in downtown

Downtown Oakville welcomes Oakville Jewellery. Although new to the neighbourhood, the owner is an industry veteran of 35 years who founded Canadian Gems with his brother and father. Before relocating to Oakville, they operated as Solid Gold Jewellery in Dundas Square, Toronto. Specializing in manufacturing, custom work and repairs, the owner promises: “Whatever you can imagine, we can create it.” Visit Oakville Jewellery at 255 Lakeshore Rd. E. (Ring the doorbell, as the team is often in the workshop behind the counter.)

Glowing mask

Light-emitting diode (LED) therapy has been in salons worldwide, and now is available at home thanks to new devices such the Dr Dennis Gross DRx SpectraLite™ FaceWare Pro. Its combination of lights work to smooth wrinkles, diminish discolouration, and clear acne. Red lights penetrate deep within skin’s dermis to stimulate collagen production. Blue lights destroy P. acnes bacteria to reduce redness, inflammation, and prevent future breakouts. Drdennisgross.com


L’Oréal goes AI

L’Oréal introduced a high-tech device for personalized skincare, called Perso, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020.  At 6.5 inches high and weighing just over one pound, it features a process of: skin analysis, environmental assessment and the user’s product preference to develop a custom single dose treatment to apply to skin. Perso will be launched in 2021. Loreal.com