Before Black Friday, there was Boxing Day.Besides tech gadgets, fashion deals are typically what shoppers flock to the mall to scoop up. And while we often associate discounts with last season’s castoffs, that’s not necessarily the case.Across-the-board discounts are common with retailers like The Gap, who often offer a 50 per cent discount on all items on Boxing Day. That means new arrivals are included. If your New Year’s Resolution is to step up your style game, Boxing Day is your chance to score heavy discounts on trending items for 2019.Not up to date on the latest spring runway trends? That’s OK — because we are. Here are nine wearable items to add to your wardrobe for 2019 (and hopefully, you get it on sale!)Looking for more gift ideas? Check out more of our gift guides right here.Let us know what you think by commenting below and tweeting @YahooStyleCA! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram.
Last year, CBC reported that $46 billion dollars worth of goods are returned to retailers every year — and much of that is done during the holiday season.Some retailers have excellent year-round return policies so they don’t need to make special concessions during the holidays. Others try to step up their return game for a short period of time to accommodate gift returns/exchanges or just consumers with buyer’s remorse. It’s a lot of information to sift through, especially if you don’t have time to read the fine print but we’ve done some of the legwork for you.If you know you have a lot of picky people on your list, make note of these retailers with the best and worst holiday (and regular) return policies.Looking for more gift ideas? Check out more of our gift guides right here.Let us know what you think by commenting below and tweeting @YahooStyleCA! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram.
It’s the holiday season, which means it’s also hangover season.From holiday parties to egg nog-soaked family dinners and of course, New Year’s Eve, there are so many excuses to indulge.Unlike overeating, the other dreaded holiday vice, drinking too much can make you look exactly how you feel: ill. The main cause is dehydration — when your skin is thirstier than a desert wolf, blood vessels start to constrict, which results in dull, sickly looking skin.If you suffer from a skin condition like rosacea, drinking alcohol can trigger flare-ups as well. At the risk of being a Debbie Downer, long-term heavy drinking can speed up the signs of aging, causing fine lines and wrinkles. Just saying.That being said, alcohol has become a normal part of celebrating and it’s not realistic to abstain at every party. And despite attempts to control ourselves in the midst of an open bar, mistakes will be made. You’ve probably made those mistakes the night before a big job interview or brunch with the family and tried desperately to conceal the evidence.Skin is pretty resilient and will bounce back within 24 hours, but if you need to look bright-eyed and bushy-tailed fast, here are a few beauty tips to hide that hangover.Looking for gift ideas? Check out our gift guides right here.Let us know what you think by commenting below and tweeting @YahooStyleCA! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram.
The year is winding down — but that doesn’t mean your schedule will be anytime soon.The holiday season is all about immersing yourself in holiday cheer. In other words, you’ve got Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza parties — or whatever you happen to celebrate. With so many events to attend, finding the appropriate outfit for every event can make a person feel like staying in bed wearing a perma-Snuggie.Most holiday events don’t have a strict dress code, but you still want to dress appropriately and festive enough for the occasion. Don’t be the person who dares to shows up to the ugly sweater party in a stylish monochromatic jumper.While some holiday events dictate formal attire, others just require you to be comfortable. To take some of the stress and guess work out of navigating holiday party attire, here’s our loose guide for what to wear to every event this season.At the end of the day, the holiday season is about connecting with and celebrating with family and friends — so make that your top priority.Looking for more gift and holiday ideas? Check out more of our gift guides right here.Let us know what you think by commenting below and tweeting @YahooStyleCA! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram.
The office Secret Santa is where re-gifts go to terrorize new recipients. You’ll recognize some of these gifts as discount bubble bath sets and the chocolate truffles with terrible fruit filling.A lot of this wasted time and money could be avoided by putting a little extra thought into who the gift is going to. What does this person spend most of their free time doing? What would make their day to day life easier? If you’re not sure, all it takes is a quick peek at their social media to gauge their interests. This alone would improve your chances of nailing that perfect gift.That being said, the holidays aren’t always conducive to thoughtful gift giving, especially if you have a truckload of people to buy for. Fortunately, we’re here to lend a hand. This gift guide will serve as a compass to lead you to all the right gifts for every type of person in your life — even the ones that are impossible to buy for.Looking for more gift ideas? Check out more of our gift guides right here.Let us know what you think by commenting below and tweeting @YahooStyleCA! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram.Check out Yahoo Canada’s podcast, Make It Reign — our hot takes on all things royals in a non-stuffy way — on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts.
Lets be honest, the weeks leading up to Christmas is the worst time to score a deal.Retailers are aware that the combination of holiday stress, procrastination and desperation make a perfect cocktail for some poorly thought-out and expensive purchases. But while you may have to wait until Boxing Day to score 70 per cent off, that doesn’t mean the season is devoid of wallet-friendly deals – especially for the fashion and beauty lover in your life. Electronics are a different story. Good luck with that.In the beauty world, holiday makeup and skin care gift sets are often priced lower than their à la carte price. Pajama sets and winter accessories are also popular fashion items that come bundled for easy gifting at discounted prices.Don’t procrastinate — but if you must, these carefully curated fashion and beauty deals under $150 will be around right up until Christmas.Looking for more gift ideas? Check out more of our gift guides right here.Let us know what you think by commenting below and tweeting @YahooStyleCA! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram.Check out Yahoo Canada’s podcast, Make It Reign — our hot takes on all things royals in a non-stuffy way — on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts.
One major complaint of going this route is that it’s prone to clumping, but if you find the right product and develop an expert hand at application, we’re sure you’ll be more than pleased with the results. An expertly applied set of lashes can yield major results and they last for a substantial amount of time if cared for properly. It’s important to enlist a skilled technician who knows what length and type of lash will work with your natural lashes.
We round up our favourite low budget products that give a great return on investment -- and often out-perform their pricey counterparts.