L’Etat Libre D’Orange – Vraie Blonde

I haven’t talked about a perfume in a while, and it’s mainly because I’ve been sticking to a few favourites. Life’s been busy, so I’ve been spritzing and running out the door. Nonetheless, I finally pulled out something I’d been meaning to try for some time. It’s a perfume by L’Etat Libre D’Orange, a very […]

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Your Beauty IQ

Here’s a new way to start the new year: are you aware of these beauty alliances? Sephora -> owned by LVMH -> who also owns: Guerlain, Benefit Acqua de Parma Fresh LaFlechere Makeup Forever Parfums Christian Dior Parfums Givenchy Parfumes Loewe Kenzo Parfums In light of that, it’s not surprising that we see most of […]

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Book Review: Style A to Zoe: The Art of Fashion, Beauty and Everything Glamour

The last style book I read was by Nina Garcia, and I really liked it. I knew that it would be difficult for any book to measure up to that one, and wasn’t sure what to expect from Rachel Zoe’s offering. But, Zoe’s book is a collaboration of sorts and that is what makes it […]

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Fake Photographers

“A friend of mine just told me that everyone (!) who works at their photo studio is being hired by a large cosmetics company to act as a photographer of some important media at their Christmas party. They are instructed to use their photoflash as much as possible to make the guests feel as if […]

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L’Oreal Telescopic Clean Definition

L’Oreal Telescopic Clean Definition mascara says that it will give you no clumps and just defined lashes. It certainly delivers on those counts. This is not a mascara to use if you want to add “oomph” to your look but it works well for everyday wear. Your lashes will look longer but still natural.

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Beauty Finds

From the archives: new products that have come out this year and are worth taking the time to discover. This body oil is reasonably priced and still made with natural ingredients! Here are some organic products worth discovering. I went on a quest to find the best tinted moisturizer out there. I also tested coloured […]

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Tony Masciangelo works with Coco Rocha

Click on the picture to see it in its full glory. This just arrived in my mailbox and I had to post it. The makeup artist is Tony Masciangelo – I will be keeping an eye out for more of his work. You can see more of Tony’s work on his online portfolio, and here […]

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Things to do in 2008

Let this be the year you: Remember to clean your makeup brushes Try a daring colour of lipgloss, lipstick, or eyeshadow and keep it on for a day Try a new brand of makeup Get your makeup professionally done Get your eyebrows done by a pro Wear sunscreen daily Eat healthier Try to wear as […]

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Best Products of 2007

When I started this blog, I had no idea that I would get to test out so many new products. It has been so fun, and I love Best Of lists, so this is my time to compile one of my own! Leave your own “best” products of 2007 in the comments! Best Mascara: Courbe […]

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Reader Question: How do I find the time?

So a reader asked me: how do I find the time to update this blog so frequently? It’s a question that I get asked all the time – by readers, friends, and family! No, this is not my full-time job, and yes, there is a lot of information on this site. But guess what? If […]

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