Body Benefits Day SPA
205 OXFORD STREET E.
(at RICHMOND),
LONDON, ONTARIO

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Make-Up Artistry



At Body Benefits Day Spa, our make-up artists have been trained with Cinema Secrets paramedical make-up and Glo Minerals skincare make-up. These make-up lines are perfect for everyday use protecting skin from UVA/UVB rays naturally, as well they are designed to heal and conceal the skin after microdermabrasion, surgery, chemical peels or laser. Cinema Secrets and Glo Minerals make-up are non-comedogenic so the skin can “breathe”. These specialized make-up formulations contain the added benefits of green tea extract, vitamins A, C, E and K as well as an antiseptic to fight bacteria.

Make-up

Basic Day Make-Up - $50
Prom Make-Up, Formal Make-Up- $60
Photography Make-Up - $60
Make-Up Lesson - $70

Bridal Make-Up- Two-Step
Step 1: The Trial Run
To avoid any wedding-day surprises, opt for a trial run. We will discuss the look you want before selecting colours and applying the make-up. Once you’re happy with the final look, we record your selections for later, ensuring your big day goes as smoothly as possible.

Step 2: Wedding Day Make-Up
Now’s the big day! In addition to applying the colours you chose during your trial, we’ll send you home with a sample of your wedding day lipstick. Our gift to you!

Bridal Make-Up Two-step package - $105
Trial Run - $60
Wedding Make-Up - $60

We go on location for weddings, photographers, fashion shows and formal events. Please ask us about our bridal make-up specials for bridal parties of 5 or more.

 

Award-Winning Make-Up Application
Melanie Bains of Body Benefits started working with makeup when she was 14 and by the time she was 16 was in charge of makeup for a theatre group. At 18, Melanie was doing makeup for modeling agencies where she also modeled. During her career, Melanie has worked with many bridal parties and photographers, and her work has been featured in several magazines and advertising campaigns. She placed sixth in Canada for the L’Oreal Colour Trophy at the annual ABA show in Toronto, and Melanie was head of makeup for Miss Teen Canada and Miss Canada Pageants for four years.

About Cinema Secrets and Go Minerals Paramedical Make-Up
Because these make-up lines are paramedical, they are non-comedogenic so they won’t clog your pores. These specialized make-up formulas contain anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial ingredients to help treat acne and rosacea. With the natural minerals of zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, they contain a natural SPF of 20 to SPF 30 depending on the product. These make-up treatments are anti-aging and were developed to heal and conceal the skin after surgery, chemical peels or IPL. Perfect for the most sensitive and irritated skins, too.

Maurice Stein, founder of Cinema Secrets Paramedical Make-up, is an Academy-Award winning makeup artist. Here are some of his Credits:

Over his 50-year career, Maurice Stein's Academy Award-winning (Planet of the Apes, 1969) make-up artistry has touched the faces of some of the brightest stars of film, television, and commercials-even three US presidents. He has worked on over 200 films and television shows and has more than 4,000 commercials to his credit.

Stein was the first makeup artist inducted to the California Cosmetology Association Hall of Fame and is included in the National Cosmetology Association Hall of Renown.

In 1984, when he retired as a professional makeup artist in the entertainment industry to found a small cosmetics and special effects supply in Burbank, Maurice's Cinema Secrets became an instant hit among makeup artists, studios, and many of 'Hollywood's most expensive faces.' The family-run business outgrew its location within three years and moved to the current building on Riverside Drive.

Maurice also formulated his own line of cosmetics to satisfy the special needs of the entertainment business and advance standards for clinical applications in the medical industry. He regularly volunteers to help cancer patients and burn survivors use makeup to minimize the appearance of scars and discoloration.

Through the American Cancer Society and through the assisted help of the National Cosmetology Association, Stein became one of the first make-up professionals to provide his corrective makeup techniques and educational services to the national Look Good, Feel Better Program. Stein has also worked with cancer patients at City of Hope and burn survivors at The Phoenix Society, five children's burn units in Shriners hospitals, the Johns Hopkins Burn Rehabilitation Center, and the Grossman Burn Centers.

Advanced formulations combine pharmaceutical-grade ingredients, natural high-pigment minerals and the power of antioxidants. The result is clinically advanced makeup that covers and helps correct and protect. glominerals cosmetics deliver unsurpassed coverage, broad spectrum UV protection and helps combat free radical damage. This clinical mineral makeup line is preferred by dermatologists, plastic surgeons and leading skincare professionals worldwide. Perfect skin isn't a matter of luck; it's a matter of science. glominerals makes science beautiful.

All glō∙minerals makeup is uniquely formulated with innovative technology, cutting-edge science and nourishing vitamins and antioxidants to deliver radiant beauty for healthy, glowing skin. This amazing make-up line was developed by the same chemist who created Jane Iredale Mineral Make-Up.

Founded 1997
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Awards

2012 - Day Spa Reader's Choice for Best Mineral Makeup and Best Foundation
2011 - American Spa Magazine Professional's Choice Awards First Runner Up
2011 - The Best Pressed Mineral Foundation New Beauty Magazine
2010 - American Spa Magazine Professional’s Choice Award
2010 - Beauty Launch Pad Reader's Choice Awards Best Mineral Makeup
2009 - American Spa Magazine Professional's Choice Awards Finalist
2008 - Skin Inc. Magazine Best of the Best Awards program Best Cosmetics Line

 

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