About Beauty Departure

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Beauty Departure is an editorial digital magazine that covers the world of luxury beauty, skincare and fragrance from a global perspective. Readers will find an intelligent and in-depth approach to beauty that explains the trends, innovations and the concepts behind each season’s biggest launches. What makes it unique is editor Dave Lackie shares the stories behind the launches – from the creators and artists to the marketers – giving readers an insider view. And then he extends the conversation on his social media platforms allowing readers to share their thoughts and insights.

Dave Lackie, editor-in-chief, is best known as the beauty expert on Citytv’s Cityline program that is now syndicated throughout the United States to 70 million households and viewed globally online. Each month he appears on the show to share the hottest makeup, skincare and fragrance launches. Formerly editor-in-chief of Cosmetics magazine for seven years, Dave was also a style and fragrance writer for the National Post newspaper where the Sniff Test column he wrote with style editor Nathalie Atkinson was hugely popular.

Throughout the past decade, Dave has built the largest beauty twitter following on Twitter (@davelackie) He was awarded “Beauty Influencer of the Year” at the Canadian Beauty Awards and ranks top 5 on Tribe for luxury beauty in the country.

Beauty Departure’s goal is to be the defining voice in digital luxury beauty media offering readers unique editorial and engaging social media conversations and experiences.