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Special Occasion Pampering for Every Day

When it comes to pampering, I’m definitely of the thinking that you can indulge in it more often if you do it at home, and by yourself.  I love going to the spa, getting my hair done, and relaxing outside of the home, but the truth is that with two kids, there’s not always enough […]

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More Ways to Get Your Hands on Joe Fresh Beauty

You may have read in the business papers that Shoppers Drug Mart was acquired by Loblaw Companies Ltd. some time ago, and if you frequent the two stores on the regular, you may have noticed the slow appearance of PC products in the aisles at Shoppers Drug Mart. Well, now makeup lovers can rejoice because Joe […]

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Nars Velvet Matte Skin Tint Review

When it comes to makeup trends, this year is going to be all about real skin.  We’ve done the contour, the strobing, the weightless foundation that still covers like crazy, but now take a step back and get back to basics.  Take care of your skin, conceal where and if needed, and try to do […]

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Calgary Has a New Grocery Store and You Need to See It

Yes, I’m writing about a grocery store.  Calgary has a new Loblaws City Market – a gourmet grocery store – and it’s amazing.  It’s so good that you need to check it out for yourself. I went opening day.  I loved it so much that I went back the next day.  And then I sent […]

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Winter Hydration Solved: Neutrogena Deep Moisture Day Cream

If you’ve read about my experience with using Retinol, then you know that I suffered from intensely dry skin for a couple of weeks after I started using it.  My saviour was Neutrogena’s Deep Moisture Day Cream which is perfect to use if you’re exfoliating because it also has SPF 20 in it. The Deep […]

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L’Occitane’s Valentine’s Gifts

I know that the majority of my readers are women, so this Valentine’s day, I want to encourage you to give a gift to another woman that you love and respect.  It’s a tradition that I saw co-workers participate in years ago, and something that I’ve picked up myself.  I’ve taken Valentine’s day to mean […]

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Hanae Mori’s Beautiful Packaging for Valentine’s Day

If you like keepsakes, then you’ll love the limited edition packaging for Hanae Mori’s Butterfly Parfum.  Just in time to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the perfume, it now comes in a beautiful pick lacquered bottle.  I love the bottle: it has major heft but still a touch of whimzy and lightness thanks to the […]

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Renewing Skin with Dr. Renaud

Exfoliating your skin gently on a regular basis is a skincare habit you should definitely start if you don’t already – especially if you’re noticing signs of aging skin such as small surface wrinkles or age spots or freckles. Starting exfoliating more can help remove those signs, and make your skin look better. My new […]

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Easy Hair Styling: Schwarzkopf OSiS+ Soft Glam Collection

2016 is all about me being kinder to my hair and one of the ways that I’m going to do this is by washing it less, which requires me to use less product in my hair.  That means that more often than not, I want easy hair that lasts and believe it or not, the […]

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My Byredo Fail: Blanche

I was so excited to finally get my hands on a Byredo scent.  I wanted something new for the new year, and so went online and did a little searching and reading.  I was originally going to get Byredo’s Gypsy Water, somewhat for the cool name, then thought of getting Rose of No Man’s Land, […]

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