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Launching This September: Dior “Fix It” 2-in-1 Prime & Conceal Stick

I’m kind of all about concealer these days and if you’re too tired/busy/lazy to put on a full face of makeup, then a good concealer is all you need.  You can use it to spot conceal blemishes, but I also use it as a kind of foundation, applying bits to the highest points of my […]

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New Awesome Foundation Brush: Sephora Collection Pro Full Coverage Airbrush #53

Yes, it’s time to wax poetic about another fantastic foundation brush: the Sephora Collection Pro Full Coverage Airbrush #53. Check it out: it’s smaller than a regular foundation brush and much slimmer too, but it turns out that the fan shape is really great for applying foundation to the under-eye area in smooth strokes away from […]

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It’s Here: Fresh’s Sugar Lip Treatment in Fig

I’m completely a fan of Fresh’s Lip Treatments – in both solid and gloss form, these are the best lip softeners around, albeit a tad pricy. Still, I think it’s so timely that this fall they’ve come out with a new shimmery berry hue called Fig.  Berry lips (think plums and wines) are going to […]

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Currently Using: The Clarisonic Radiance Brush Head

A pet peeve of mine is when skin is slightly bumpy and you can see foundation sitting on top of it.  I find this is something that I struggle with in hot weather – my skin just isn’t designed for it, and lots of people with oily skin are in the same boat. The only […]

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OPI’s Nail Envy Line Expands

So the pink in the manicure you see above is actually OPI’s Nail Envy Treatment in Hawaiian Tropic. Truth be told, I’m a newbie to Nail Envy but there’s lots of anecdotal and photographic evidence floating around on the Internets toting its actual magic, and now here’s mine. Nail Envy used to be just clear […]

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Benefit’s “They’re Real” Line Grows

So I’m a huge fan of Benefit’s They’re Real Mascara, and They’re Real Push-up Liner, despite hearing/reading somewhere that the Push-Up Liner is one of their most-returned products because people don’t get it. I get it – nothing could be more convenient than having gel liner that comes with it’s own applicator, but liquid/gel liner […]

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Menchies My Way Summer VIP Giveaway!

  Seriously, I don’t think I’ve seen a hotter summer in Calgary, and that means that I’ve never eaten more frozen treats. Not only have I been whipping up my own ice cream when there’s time, but I’ve also been indulging in frozen yogurt – it’s a nice little outing for me and my family, […]

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Chic Overload with Givenchy’s New Le Rouge-À-Porter

Truly, you’ve never had a lipstick this chic: Givenchy’s new Le Rouge-À-Porter lipstick is housed in a leather encased cap. This sheer lipstick is perfect for the summer because it gives a pretty wash of colour that’s not too much. Even though this lipstick is sheer, the lasting power is awesome and I love the […]

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Nars New Audacious Mascara

Nars has a new member in the Audacious family and it’s a mascara.  New, Nars Audacious mascara is a volumizing formula that layers and layers to give you really intense amazing lashes. The wand is a little spiky and has over 200 bristles that really catch the lashes and coat them with product.  The wand even […]

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New Cleansers from Soap and Glory

British beauty brand Soap and Glory comes out with two new cleansers this summer: Peaches and Cream Cleansing Milk, and Face Soap and Clarity. Both cleansers are strongly scented – something the brand is known for – and they smell great: powdery and floral at the same time. Peaches and Cream is pretty much a […]

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