Need-to-Know Beauty News This Week
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Find out about the latest product launches, openings, and celebrity campaigns.
Need-to-Know Beauty News
The new face of Chanel’s N ° 5 fragrance will be Marion Cotillard.
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French actress Marion Cotillard is the new face of Chanel’s legendary No. 5 fragrance. Throughout her career, the celebrated performer has received an Oscar, a César and a Golden Globe, and the best actress won the BAFTA Awards 2008 for her work as Édith Piaf in La Vie En Rose. After dressing Chanel on red carpets in the past and having been friends with the brand for a long time, she naturally fits the label. The brand says Cotillard is the perfect incarnation of French natural beauty and explains: “It brings its elegance to the image of the legendary N ° 5 fragrance.” The campaign will be launched later this year.
Valmont opens in Canada its first retail boutique
This week, the beauty care products brand La Maison Valmont opened its first retail boutique in Canada at Saks Fifth Avenue Sherway Gardens. Although the label has been available at Saks Sherway Gardens since the store opened in 2016, La Maison Valmont now has its own space where art and design are highly valued.
In addition to hardwood walls, a chic seating area and works of art by the Spanish artist El Bocho, the shop-in-shop offers a comprehensive selection of products using Valmont’s skincare and fragrance pillars. The mix includes the renowned Swiss Cellular Cosmetics as well as anti-aging products and treatments. In addition, in line with the opening of the boutique, the house’s new fragrance collections will be launched and displayed on a special wall.
The Australian self-tanning and sun care brand Bondi Sands is now available in Canada.
Would you like the feeling of a trip to the Australian Bondi Beach without jet lag? You’re in luck because the Australian self-tanning brand Bondi Sands has just landed on Canadian shelves, exclusively in the nationwide Shoppers Drug Mart stores. These salon-quality products provide a natural-looking, even, radiant tan without being exposed to harmful UV rays. Bye winter blues!