Johnson’s Baby Oil Gel

The winter season is upon us and although it hasn’t been too cold here in Canada until recently, indoor heating can lead to dry skin. For us darker girls, that means visibly flaking skin which, if left untreated, looks horrible when you’re wearing those black tights that are so popular these days. Finding a moisturizer […]

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Dark Eye + Nude Lip

This is a picture of the beautiful Eva Longoria and I just had to post it. This is how a dark eye design is supposed to be done. Notice the pale pale lipcolour and the addition of blush on the cheeks to make her look healthy. The dark eye paired with the nude lip colour […]

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Help Dry Skin – While in the Shower

There’s one product that I insisted on carting back with me when I was in school abroad last year – Olay Body Wash with Body Butter Ribbons. First of all: see the packaging and how the bottle seems to be covered with a swirly design? Well that’s not a design – that’s actually the product […]

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Department Store vs. Drugstore

This is a picture of a Marcelle compact which was a limited edition that came out for Christmas. Unfortunately, Marcelle’s website doesn’t have a picture of it so this is one I’ve taken myself. I bought this compact as a gift for one of my cousins in India – the colours of the eyeshadow are […]

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Note to Self

Part 1: Don’t use conditioner when its first ingredient is mineral oil. This conditioner left my hair greasy and lifeless and I had to wait until the day was up to be able to wash it out of my hair. Part 2: Don’t assume that whatever amenities the hotel provides will be good enough to […]

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Vacation Time

I’m on vacation everybody, so look back for travel-related posts! Rest assured, ALL product reviews will STILL be on products available to Canadians! I wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday, and hopefully some of the info here on this blog helps you look your best at all those holiday parties. 🙂 […]

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Do It Yourself

It’s not just that I didn’t feel that pure black nail polish was the best colour for my skin tone. It’s also the fact that I didn’t want to be wearing the exact same shade that everyone else was – BLACK. I couldn’t find a colour that was different so I decided to make it […]

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Foundation Trick

A little while ago, I had a tv appearance and had my makeup done by a makeup artist hired by the studio. Now, I don’t know her name but she had worked on movies and tv shows before, but she was still relatively young. The studio where the TV show was being shot preferred the […]

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MAC Blot Powder

A simple review really: Mac Blot Powder works. It lasts for about two hours and immediately takes the shine from your skin. And don’t stress about the colour either, since they have practically no colour to them. I’m a medium-dark but I know that I could go lighter or darker with almost no difference. Try […]

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Bond Perfumes

The Canadian market is so different than the American one, even in a big city like Toronto. I find that it’s not as edgy and up-to-date, and I frequently have problems finding “in” items. For example, you’d think that every single drugstore and spa/salon would have a few different shades of black nail polish, but […]

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