Your Guide to Living Beautifully



Discover some of the trends and movements on Living Beauty’s radar this season and find out how they’re impacting the beauty world.

No. 01 — Good Girls By Hadley Freeman

In a combination of personal experience and deep reporting, writer Hadley Freeman confronts anorexia, the least understood mental illness. Sharing her personal experiences, including her shame, fear, loneliness and rage, Freeman tells an honest and hopeful story of overcoming disordered eating.

No. 02 — Biohacking 

There’s no turning back the clock, but there are certainly lifestyle choices that can keep you healthier, longer. And with ongoing research into epigenetics, the study of how your behaviours and environment can affect the way your genes work, we’re all about making smart choices in the short term to benefit ourselves in the long run.

No. 03 — Tubing Mascara

Tubing mascaras, like VMV Hypoallergenics Ooh-La-Lash! Volumizing Mascara ($36), wrap around each individual lash, creating a cocoon-like tube with less flaking, less smudging and easy removal with warm water. VMV’s take is hypoallergenic, designed especially for eyes that get teary from mascara.

No. 04 — Metabolic Power 

Cells are the building blocks of our body, and new technologies are empowering us to better understand our metabolism for long-term health. Take Levels, wearable tech that collects biometric data through a patch to optimize your metabolic health. Then there’s NMN, a molecule that’s been shown to suppress age-related tissue inflammation, improve mitochondrial function, improve function in the brain and more. When it comes to health, knowledge is power. 

No. 05 — Biologique Recherche Serum 3R 

Renovating, regenerating, restructuring — it’s the ideal spring vibe and the purpose of the Biologique Recherche Serum 3R (from $77). Designed for devitalized and mature Skin Instants©, this serum both prevents and corrects signs of aging by removing dead skin cells, fighting dryness and promoting firmness and elasticity, all while protecting the skin from external aggressors