Why I Blog

Everybody reads (or should read) Seth Godin’s blog. Yesterday he wrote about workaholics and something he said responds directly to the many emails I get from my readers asking me how I manage to write so much: “The passionate worker doesn’t show up because she’s afraid of getting in trouble, she shows up because it’s […]

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Brushes to Use With Your Mineral Makeup

Changes are that if you haven’t tried mineral makeup already, you will in the next year, and that means that if you don’t own some already, you will, and then you’ll wonder how you can put it on properly. The trick, my friends, lies in the brushes. So, here are the brushes that you could […]

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TFBB Invite

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Bella Pierre Cosmetics

It seems that I can’t walk through a mall these days without getting attacked by a Bella Pierre Cosmetics sales person. Mineral makeup is iffy – you have to do it right and so much depends on the lighting. It’s also very easy to put on too much, and you might not realize that you […]

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Benefit’s You Rebel Lite and New Palette

I love Benefit, but for the life of me, I don’t understand some of the choices that they make. First, they introduced You Rebel – a tinted moisturizer kind of product that comes in… wait for it… one colour! Then they come out with Some Kind-A Gorgeous, a silicone based foundation that they claim can […]

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Miss Scarlet

Threadless is releasing new tees all the time, and when I saw this one, I was smitten. I’m wearing one of their designs now too, actually. You can get this from their website.

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Era Spray Primer

I’ve already talked about the Era spray foundation which has excellent wear all on its own. On the days that I’m not wearing that product, I use the Era Foundation Primer which is amazing! It’s different from most other primers because the patented formula has silicones suspended in water, and you just lightly mist your […]

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L’Oreal Lipstick Contest Winners

On Friday, I had said that I would be giving something away to people who joined the Canadian Beauty Facebook group. Yesterday, I told you about L’Oreal Color Riche Made for Me Naturals (which will be in your drugstores soon, if they aren’t already) and I have a few of these to give away to […]

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LORAC Oil Free Foundation

I’m all about the oil-free makeup, since there’s less of a chance of any pores clogging or interference with other moisturizers, so I thought I would check out Lorac’s Oil Free Liquid Foundation.What attracted me to the LORAC line originally the range of colours available. There are some dark options, and the ones in the […]

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Book Review: Great Expectations

Has everyone already read Great Expectations by Charles Dickens? No? Well, you should because it is excellent. There were plot twists that I never saw coming, and the book is filled with events. It’s already the best novel that I’ve read in a long time and though it is a bit of a difficult read, […]

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