Canadian Beauty News: October 5, 2007 Worth the Hype? Recap

Gosh, the week sure does pass quickly! Last week, it’s been Worth the Hype? week here at CanadianBeauty.com. There are a few hyped products that I never got to such as mineral makeup, bronzer, and top coats, but that’ll have to wait for another edition of Worth the Hype? Week. I should say that if […]

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Worth the Hype? Nars Blush

Perhaps one of the questions that I get asked most is “should I get Nars blush?” Nars blush in Orgasm is perhaps the most hyped product in the beauty world. It makes every editor’s “must have” list and every magazine’s “best of” list. Add that to the fact that the packaging is unfailingly chic – […]

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Worth the Hype? Secret Clinical Strength Deodorant

Secret has a new deodorant out called Secret Clinical Strength. It is said to be stronger than anything else in the Secret line and is apparently “prescription strength” but you can get it without the prescription. How does this deodorant measure up? Is it “worth the hype”? Well, I’ve been using the deodorant for a […]

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Worth the Hype? The Foundation Brush

“Worth the Hype?” week continues….. The foundation brush. It’s not new to the makeup world and you know that almost every makeup counter you go to will try to sell you one. It claims to make foundation application easy and smooth but do you really need it? I just got a foundation brush, actually, and […]

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Beyonce Promotes Armani Diamonds… at my local mall

A few weeks ago I was walking around my local mall when I heard the strains of a popular Beyonce song. I walked towards the music and saw that a crowd had formed. There was a woman in yellow lip-syncing to the song, in front of posters of Emporio Armani Diamonds ads. Women working for […]

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Jacques Helleu, You Will be Missed

Jacques Helleu, Artistic Director at Chanel, passed away on Friday. Among other things, Monsieur Helleu was in charge of the beauty and fragrance division at Chanel and he was the mastermind behind the latest campaign for Coco Mademoiselle. He had worked at Chanel for more than 40 years, and passed away due to illness at […]

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Worth the Hype? John Frieda Luminous Color Glaze

If you’re in a rush when you read this, let me skip to the bottom line: John Frieda Luminous Color Glaze is worth the hype. But there are some things that you should know, so read on. This product is one that you use in the shower after washing and conditioning your hair. It coats […]

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Beauty.com

Readers, click on over to Beauty.com. Look familiar? Remind you a little of Sephora.com? Interesting, huh? What it really shows is who Beauty.com is trying to compete with. Unfortunately, as far as I am aware, Beauty.com still only ships within the USA which means that there’s no way they’re going to be selling as much […]

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The Perfume Conundrum

Dear Readers, A couple of weeks ago I was ill. Being the trooper that I am, I refused to let myself stay home in bed and pushed through the illness. Each morning as I got dressed, I would spritz on a bit of my perfume and go out to face the day. I don’t usually […]

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Canadian Beauty News: September 28, 2007

Happy Friday, loves. It has come to my attention that the launch dates for the newest MAC collections have been pushed back. Matte Squared (the collection of eyeshadows) was on counters yesterday, and also new to the MAC counter was Plushlash, the newest MAC mascara. Both these items will be part of the permanent MAC […]

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