Tag: Demand

New in nails: The designs, colours and shapes in hot demand

(Photographs: Bee Lalli)

Whimsical motifs, mood-boosting palettes, nail-piercings: today’s most popular nail art trends are anything but minimal, and after nearly a year and a half of adhering to strict public health measures, are we really that surprised? To help you prep for your reunion with your nail tech, we reached out to Canadian experts for their insights on what’s trending and what we can expect to see in the coming months.

Update: Meet the modified French

The French manicure, one of the biggest nail art trends of the ’90s and early aughts, is having a renaissance, albeit with a

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No more ‘Gangnam Style’: S.Korea’s COVID rules demand slower workout music in gyms

SEOUL, July 12 (Reuters) – Plenty of gym-goers rely on a good tune to get themselves through that workout, but in South Korea their musical options have just reduced significantly under new COVID-19 rules.

To the standard restrictions such as social distancing and travel curbs, South Korea has added a requirement that gyms do not play music with higher than 120 beats per minute (bpm) during group exercises such as aerobics and spinning.

Health officials say the measure was intended to prevent breathing too fast or splashing sweat to other people while avoiding having to close such businesses entirely, as

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