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Foodie Fridays: Making Ice Cream at Home

What kind of foodie would I be if I didn’t try making things myself. Since I have a major sweet tooth, I’ve always wanted an ice cream maker because it means no more trips to the store for premium and super expensive ice cream: I could just make it at home. Luckily, my sister-in-law got […]

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Thursday Threes: Clean Your Face.

Clean skin is skin that breaks out less and looks healthier, so here’s what I’m using right now to have super clean skin. Step 1: Cleansing Cloths I love a good cleansing cloth, and my recent find are these ones from Olay’s Regenerist line. I love them because they are the thickest cleansing cloths that I […]

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The Men In Your Life Need Their Own Facewash

Please don’t tell me that the man in your life uses Ivory soap on their face (nothing against it for the body, but that stuff is a little too drying for anyone’s face), while you sit here reading beauty blogs trying to find the best products for yourself. Men need to wash their faces at […]

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The Best Spray Sunscreen of the Season

Leave it to Kiehl’s to one-up the spray sunscreen that you get at the drugstore. Some spray sunscreens that I’ve tried this season are fine mists that are almost too light – I don’t know if I’ve gotten enough coverage, and a little too often I’ve left spots uncovered and inadvertently gotten burned. But Kiehl’s […]

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Mind. Body. Natural Beauty.

Our new series with guest editor Kristen Bell has everything you need to live a natural, healthy life — from delicious, body-nourishing recipes to figuring out how to fit in that essential “you” time. Plus, we’ve got the scoop on the all-natural, good-for-you beauty products that actually work. Get ready to be inspired. See the […]

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I Tried It: Fekkai PrX Reparatives 3 Day Transformation

I’m solution oriented, to say the least, and I love beauty prescriptions.  I know I’m not the only one because beauty companies use them as marketing gimmicks all the time: “use this for 6 weeks to see results” and in the case of Fekkai’s PrX 3 Day Transformation treatment, it’s “use it for 3 days […]

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Post-Stampede Grooming

If you were out and about this weekend in Calgary, you may have noticed that the city is quieter than ever.  Perhaps it’s in juxtaposition to the hubbub that was going on because of Stampede and other local events, as well as the amazing weather that seems to have gone on a vacation of its […]

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Areas to Pay Attention to When You’re Using Self Tanner

Memorize this list!  It’s where you’ll want extra moisturizer before you apply the self tanner, and you’ll really want to rub it in and apply sparingly to these areas:   -       your joints: anywhere you bend.  Pay attention the the inside of elbows, back of knees, knuckles, and neck -       Areas that are dry: ankles, […]

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Thursday Threes: Philosophy’s Girls of Summer Gift Set

Nicely scented shower gels just for summer? Sign us up! Although Philosophy usually comes out with their gift sets in the summer, this year, they have one just for the summer too. The Girls of Summer gift set is three generously sized (6oz, though not full-sized) shower gels in three different scents that are summer-appropriate. […]

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CND Modern Folklore Collection

15CND (Creative Nail Design’s) Modern Folklore collection is available at salons now, and if you’re looking for a change in your regular nail polish, then it’s definitely one that you have to check out. Navy blue, eggplant purple, along with rich golds and reds, this collection is inspired by the luxe feel and look of […]

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