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Benefit BadGAL Blue

Of course, the first mascara that I had to try as part of my project was Benefit’s BadGAL Blue. This mascara has received a great deal of press coverage lately for being the blue version of it’s popular BadGAL mascara – it’s reputed to make the white of your eyes look brighter in turn making […]

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Sharon Bolton Scents

Sharon Bolton is a Canadian living in Santa Barbara, California (lucky duck) and has a line of coordinated body care products that come in difference scents. I tried the line of products in the scent called Luv and let me tell you that I could not stop smelling myself afterwards. But first, a little bit […]

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Matrix Shade Memory

So I’ve tried the Matrix Shade Memory system. Matrix is a line of products sold only in salons and their Shade Memory line is a new one designed to help you take care of your hair after adding colour to it. I tried the Brunette line for warm tones. The shampoo and conditioner are so […]

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Black Nail Polish

Dear Readers, I feel like it’s time to re-assess the black nail polish trend. Are you still wearing black nail polish? Should you be? And if you haven’t bought a bottle already, is it worth buying one now? Though the trend seems to be on its way out, I am still seeing celebrities and regular […]

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Body Shop Lip Butter

The first time that I tried the Body Shop Lip Butters, I found that they were a gritty oily mess and so never went to their area of the store ever again. Then recently as I was looking through some of their newer products, I decided to try on the Grapefruit Lip Butter since it […]

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Philosophy’s Sweet Coconut Body Butter

I’ve mentioned before that I adore products that smell like coconut so when Philosophy Sweet Coconut Milk Body Butter hit the Sephora shelves, I had to try it for myself. All I can say is: mmmm, pure yumminess. If you want to try a coconut cream but have had a hard time finding one that […]

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Lipstick with Water

When Almay advertises that its new lipstick has more water in it than any other, I have to believe it. Almay Hydracolor lipstick is the coolest lipstick that I have ever tried. When you put it on your lips, it feels like you’re wetting them with water! There’s no cooling sensation – your lips really […]

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Dreamwash

I know that the warm weather is here by the way that my skin reacts – lets just say that I sport more of a “glow” in the summer than I do in the winter. I’ve tried almost everything out there to help me combat this problem and there’s one product that I keep coming […]

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Caramel Skin

I’d just like to say that glow-in-the-dark body parts are never in style, and lately I’ve noticed that women have jumped into skirts and dresses revealing skin that, to be quite frank, could use some sunshine. Enter Olay Body Touch of Sun Overnight. Why go out in the sun when you can get the same […]

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Runway vs. Lookbook

If there’s any proof that your makeup should be modified for the occasion, it’s comparing a look book to runway pictures. At L’Oreal Fashion Week in Toronto, I took pictures of the makeup at the shows. One of these was Pink Tartan. Backstage makeup differs from how it looks on the runway which differs from […]

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