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Best Of Beauty

Every Season, our panel of Beauty Experts from across Canada will share their must-have beauty items for the season.

Our beauty EXPERTS

  • Alexis

    Beauty Expert

    Vaughan, Ont.

    Alexis may ride into work on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t know beauty. On the contrary, she’s a trained makeup artist who has been honing her craft for over 10 years. “It’s one of the things that most surprises people about me,” she admits. “I get off my bike, take off my boots —and put my heels on.”Alexis has always been a bit of an anomaly...

  • Janine

    Beauty Expert

    Vancouver, B.C.

    When an 18-year ballet career came to an abrupt halt due to an injury, it wasn’t long before Janine unexpectedly found her second calling at Shoppers Drug Mart. What started off as a year on the mend eventually turned into post-secondary studies in fashion merchandising and marketing, and a part-time job as a cosmetician. “It was then that I found makeup, because I didn’t have dance anymore...

  • Maggie

    Beauty Expert

    Moncton, N.B.

    Even after 30 years of service at Shoppers Drug Mart, Maggie still gets excited about going to work every day. Her secret? A diverse team and an ever-changing environment in which she can learn new things daily. “When you start thinking you know it all, you stop progressing,” she says. “We can never learn enough from our customers or ourselves.”

  • Sabrina

    Beauty Expert

    Saint-Lambert, Que.

    For as long as she can remember, Sabrina has enjoyed makeup. Recalling her childhood, when she could often be found invading her mother’s vanity, she says, “I had fun with her Lancôme lipsticks.” She then adds, with a laugh: “Of course, I closed them without first pushing the stick back into the tube.” Although it was makeup that drew her to the cosmetics department of Shoppers Drug Mart...

  • Shirley

    Beauty Expert

    Toronto, Ont.

    If you’re looking for the beautyBOUTIQUE manager at the Yonge & Eglinton location of Shoppers Drug Mart, chances are you’ll have to get in line. “The girls who work with me always joke that when they try to help a customer, they’ll hear, ‘No I’m waiting for Shirley,’” she says. Joking aside, it’s practically a given that on Senior’s Day, there will be a lineup of customers seeking Shirley’s beauty expertise...