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CEO of Her Own Beauty Empire at Just 24

CEO of Her Own Beauty Empire at Just 24

At just 24 years old, Raquel DaSilva is the CEO of a beauty empire.  After founding LASHGOD - originally an eyelash extension salon - in 2018, Raquel’s beauty brand has spawned into a robust ecomm site, two physical locations, an...
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How The Pandemic Paused Fertility Treatments, But Birthed a Beauty Business

How The Pandemic Paused Fertility Treatments, But Birthed a Beauty Business

When COVID put her fertility treatments on pause, Brittany Johnson shifted her focus from having a...
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Akil McKenzie's poem Historians wins Best Social Justice Film

In late 2020, Akil McKenzie released a four-minute video short called Historians with Falling Motion and Hallowed Grounds. What started as a stand-alone poem turned into a passion project where people came together to spread their message about injustices in the Black community through art. The video has since gained thousands of views through YouTube and Instagram and won Best Social Justice Film at the Vancouver Independent Film Festival.
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Why you should focus on self-care this Valentine's Day

Self-care was on the rise but mainly considered a luxury, often including things like face masks, bubble baths and decadent, multi-step skincare routines. In this way, it was more of a band-aid solution all about exterior appearances than a necessity or something that pulsed deep in your soul.
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9 restaurants to order from this Valentine's Day

With indoor dining off the table in most provinces, Valentine’s Day might look a little different. But, there’s no reason you can’t enjoy the day with some delicious food in the comfort of your own home! Everybody wins when you order takeout: you get a night off cooking and your local restaurants get the support they need to make it through the lockdown.
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10 Reasons Why You Should Rent at The Waverley

With five-star amenities and a real community feel, this 166-unit rental property is unlike anything else in Toronto. You might be thinking: Toronto has a lot of apartments, what makes The Waverley different? Well, here are 10 reasons why you should rent at The Waverley:
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Budweiser, Coke, and Audi decide to bench Super Bowl ads this year

Some of the world’s biggest brands are sitting out this year. Budweiser, Coke, Pepsi, Audi, and Avocados from Mexico have all decided not to air commercials during Super Bowl LV (no, Louis Vuitton did not sponsor this year’s game), which kicks off on February 8th. The decision basically comes down to: it’s a sensitive time, moods are down, maybe pushing products isn’t in great taste. It is the first time that Budweiser has not aired a commercial during America’s most-watched annual television event.
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