Best of the City 2012: three makeover saviours for a big night out

Best of the City 2012: three makeover saviours for a big night out

Best of the City: Makeovers

BOMBSHELL HAIR

BOMBSHELL HAIR
Civello
887 Yonge St., 416-924-9244
Hair extensions have improved a lot in the last decade: once strictly the look of Britney wannabes, the procedure is now popular among women who covet Kate Middleton’s full chestnut waves. In Toronto, the go-to specialist is Sarah Mitchell at Civello, who skillfully bonds real human hair to your existing locks. It can last three to five months.
MAKEUP MAGIC

MAKEUP MAGIC
Boxx Cosmetics
416-921-8608
For a flashbulb-ready face, society women call on Boxx Cosmetics founder Sandra Milligan, a master of the unnaturally natural look (i.e., “I’m not wearing a lot of makeup, I just happen to be the most beautiful person you have ever seen”). For special clients, she makes pre-gala house calls. From $75 for full makeup.
STREAK-FREE BRONZING

STREAK-FREE BRONZING
Do My Hair
583 Mount Pleasant Rd., 416-544-0505
We can all agree that tanning beds are bad news, but that doesn’t mean pasty white is the new bronze. Fake your sun-kissed glow with a full-body application at Do My Hair. The midtown salon hand-applies a lotion from the St. Tropez line, a favourite of Hollywood types. Pre-tan exfoliation treatment means no mortifying streaks. From $60

By Denise Balkissoon, Ariel Brewster, Andrew D’Cruz, Bronwen Jervis, Emily Landau, Signe Langford, Jason McBride, Mark Pupo, Peter Saltsman and Courtney Shea | Photographs: Hair by Mark Peckmezian