Starface black pimple patches
Puppets and Puppets NYFW runway show. Photography courtesy of Starface

Starface Pimple Patches Make Their Runway Debut + More Beauty News

Including a new fragrance from Jean Paul Gaultier.

Starface launches its infamous pimple patch in a new colourway

Model walking the Puppets and Puppets Spring 2023 show at NYFW
Puppets and Puppets Spring 2023 NYFW runway show. Photography courtesy of Starface

This past New York Fashion Week, pimple patches made their runway debut thanks to makeup artist Fara Homidi, who expertly incorporated them into certain beauty looks at the Puppets and Puppets Spring 2023 runway. The patch in question? Starface’s cult-favourite hydrocolloid blemish covering in an exciting new colourway: black. Sleek and sharp, with the usual formula to help calm the skin, the celestial sticker not only contributes to a cultural shift that embraces acne, but also poses an opportunity for self-expression. The Starface Black Star pimple patches are available now via

Jean Paul Gaultier reveals a new Scandal fragrance

Photography courtesy of Jean Paul Gaultier

If you love the original Scandal fragrance from Jean Paul Gaultier, wait until you smell the latest rendition, Scandal Le Parfum. Here, jasmine top notes melt into a sweet and savoury cocktail of caramel, salt and vanilla. Plus, the striking red and gold bottle is a playful addition to any collection.

The Cure’s new face wash is not your standard cleanser

the cure oil cleanser
Photography courtesy of The Cure

Female-owned brand The Cure recently released an oil cleanser, and it’s officially available to be shipped to your doorstep. Handmade in small batches in Nova Scotia, the oil-based face wash removes makeup and dirt, leaving behind skin that’s soft to the touch.

Ayurvedic skin- and hair care line Ranavat is now at Holts

Shelfie of Ranavat's product lineup
Photography courtesy of Ranavat

Proven by science and rooted in ritual, Los Angeles–based brand Ranavat uses the power of Ayurveda and adaptogens to make self-care feel luxurious. Founder Michelle Ranavat’s South Asian heritage, dual engineering degrees and experience working in pharmaceuticals influenced the start of her clean beauty brand in 2017, and it’s now available at Holt Renfrew. Whether it’s the AHA saffron mask, vitamin-rich hair serum or pH balancing copper Kansa wand, Ranavat’s products are loved for the transformative results seen across all skin and hair types.

Jack Black embraces the two-in-one shower routine

Jack Black Big Sir body & hair cleanser
Photography courtesy of Jack Black

Transport yourself to the sun-drenched beaches of the rugged Pacific coast with Jack Black’s newest men’s product, Big Sir. Filled with soothing scents of mandarin, juniper, marine accord, amber and sandalwood, this body and hair cleanser will deliver a rich lather and soothing hydration with a side of ocean breeze.

Evio Beauty and influencer Maria Gloria launch a limited-edition collection

Maria Gloria for Evio Beauty
Photography courtesy of Evio Beauty

Fashion and beauty content creator Maria Gloria has partnered with Canada’s social-impact-led clean beauty brand Evio Beauty. The result is a limited-edition lippy duo, formulated with vitamin E and F for an ultra-hydrating feel. Each liquid lipstick — one a light brownish pink and the other a warm maroon — is creamy and pigment-filled, offering a long-wear satin finish.

Pupa Milano launches a gourmet collection

Pupa Milano It's Delicious
Photography courtesy of Pupa Milano

This way to the dessert table. In Pupa Milano’s latest release, a limited-edition collection of caramel tones and chocolate cherry-accented hues, is laced with delectable scents, making for a sweet escape from your daily beauty routine. The “It’s Delicious” collection is available as of October 15, and we’re banking on a quick sell-through.

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