Author Archives: Wynzie Chai

About Wynzie Chai

Wynzie Chai is a freelance writer specializing in beauty and lifestyle articles. She has also worked as a makeup artist for several years, both freelance and on makeup counters, and has a Bachelor of Communications Degree from the University of Calgary.

Get the ickies out: Brush Guard

Hey, we all know how important clean makeup brushes are. Here’s a refresher: clean brushes keep your makeup pretty and streak free, colours from getting muddy and (most importantly!) keep bacteria and sebum from getting redistributed onto your skin during application. … Continue reading

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We Tried It! Latisse! (With Pictures!)

When I was working on a makeup counter, we used to have a serum that was called a lash conditioner; that is, something that moisturised your lashes and helped them to not fall out as easily. Did it work? Not … Continue reading

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Review: Klorane Dry Shampoo with Nettle

We love dry shampoo around here, because anything that lets us skip a day or three between shampoos is fabulous. My recent discovery is Klorane’s dry shampoo with nettle, which claims to help control excess oil production after 3 months. … Continue reading

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Review: Almay Longwear & Waterproof Gentle Eye Makeup Remover

Almay’s Longwear & Waterproof Gentle Eye Makeup Remover is a dual phase makeup remover similar to Lancome’s Bifacil and L’oreal’s Gentle Waterproof Eye and Lip Makeup Remover . To use these, you shake the oil and lotion layers in the bottle … Continue reading

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Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tar

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmestics Lip Tars are a 100% vegan and cruelty free range of liquid lipsticks that have a bit of cult following due to their range of many beautiful, vivid colours. The shade I tried is Super NSFW, which … Continue reading

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Review & Swatches: Naked Basics

I’m a little late to the party with this palette; it’s been around since late 2012, but I was a little resistant to getting it because I already have so many neutral eyeshadows. Even though I still don’t think this … Continue reading

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Thursday Threes: Better Beauty Resolutions

  We’ve already got the basics: wash your face squeaky clean every night, wear an SPF 30 everyday and exercise regularly. Then there’s those we’re not so good at: getting 8 hours of sleep every night, drinking enough water and consuming beautiful … Continue reading

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Thursday Threes: New Years Eve Must Haves!

I think it was Hugh Hefner that called New Years Eve amateur night. Hey, Hugh might party every night of his life, but for the rest of us, New Years Eve is the perfect, glittery night that comes with its … Continue reading

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Thursday 30: Best of 2013

This year, Wynzie and I worked together on the “best of 2013” list and truth be told we kind of had a hard time finding products that we really loved and were still using.   Of course, there was no denying the … Continue reading

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Thursday Threes: Parched Winter Hair

Things we love about winter: Eggnog, cuddly sweaters and nights in front of the fireplace. Things we don’t love so much? Staticy, frizzy and super dry hair (caused by said sweaters and fireplace sitting, as well as freezing wind and … Continue reading

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