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
Best of the City: Makeovers

BOMBSHELL HAIR
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

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

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