Reader Question – Blush!

Here’s part of an email I received from a reader: I’m 35 yrs old and have yet to find the perfect blush for me.I usually stick to drugstore products,but am never really happy with the shade or quality of the product. I’ve decided to go with either a Nars or Mac sheertone blusher,but I’m not […]

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Winner of John Frieda Gift Basket

.. is Chris who listed Nexxus Color Ensure Replenisher as the favourite hair product. Congratulations – I’ve sent you an email about the prize! The rest of you – don’t worry, I’m having another big giveaway next week! Stay tuned… Thanks so much to the 900 or so people who entered. This has been the […]

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Slimshines!

The MAC Slimshines were never limited edition and so they have been re-promoted! The original 13 shades are still there, along with 7 new ones. I myself just picked one up in Pleasing (a dark purplish-raspberry) and Scant (a neutral pink). Though I’m not usually a lipstick wearer, I love these because they have a […]

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I Got a Hair Dryer

I know, it’s not the most amazing news, and certainly not as awesome as when I announced that I got a MACbook, but you know what? I actually hadn’t used a hair dryer in ages, and just used to let my hair air dry, usually overnight. Then I thought that it might be wise to […]

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Reader Question – Brush vs. Sponge

Here’s a reader question I received today! What is the best way to apply cream foundations found in compacts? I have been using MAC and the sponge that comes with it. Is it better to apply these with a foundation brush and then blend? First of all, hello to you too, yes I’m having a […]

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Victoria’s Secret Ooh La La

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Victoria’s Secret is launching a new perfume called Ooh La La! It comes in a cute bottle and is supposed to smell of Vanilla, Cherry Blossoms, and Mandarin. I have to say that on myself all I could really smell was the cherry. This may not be an entirely […]

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New Products – Backstage at Fashion Week

Last week in New York, I saw a MAC makeup artists with the most amazing lashes. I just had to ask her: were they real? They were, she answered, and all she had done was use MAC mascara that would be coming out in the fall. I haven’t tried it, but the results were positively […]

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A Valentine’s Day Gift for the Guys

Seriously, if it weren’t for marketing, I think I’d actually forget about Valentine’s Day. In any case, I am sure that some of you are going to be looking for presents for your significant others, and the Every Man Jack products I reviewed last year would make an excellent present. In case you are wary […]

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Long Term Relationship

The other day, I was driving around town and I caught of whiff of something really good. Thinking that it might have been Violetta, I raised my wrist to my nose and was surprised to see that it wasn’t that perfume. Then I figured it out – the scent had actually been coming from my […]

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Clinique Blended Face Powder and Brush

Clinique Blended Face Powder was a part of the Clinique spring 2008 collection, Nude Blush. The powder comes in 9 colours but the colour that I have is Invisible Blend, and I have to say that it blends in so well that I can’t even see it on my skin. It is a colour that […]

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