Alison Garwood Jones

Blond ambition

Originally published in January 2006 in Elle Canada

Paris Hilton is building a beauty empire, and her fans can’t get enough Paris Whitney Hilton, she of the blond extensions, fluttering false eyelashes and size 11 Jimmy Choos, touched down in Toronto recently for the Canadian launch of her fragrances. While fans, journalists and a phalanx of security guards gathered in the patrician ballroom […]

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Heavyweights

Originally published in October 2005 in Elle Canada

How is a new style of luxe enhancing women’s beauty rituals? The vanity table has staged a comeback. No longer just a foible of fashionable society, more women are looking for luxurious items to fondle and display in their boudoir. In past eras it was lightweight powder puffs, tortoiseshell combs and precious bibelots. Today it’s […]

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Red Alert

Originally published in October 2005 in Elle Canada

Say goodbye to the rosy sting of rosacea with the latest at-home treatments. There was a time when the blush on a woman’s cheek inspired sonnets and royal weddings. But a persistent ruddy complexion definitely goes against the feminine ideal. Rosacea is a progressive and cumulative skin disorder that starts off as a diffused redness, […]

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