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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I Read the Ingredients on the Bottle (And Why You Should Too)

When I was in India, I came across a brand of cosmetics that claimed to be chock full of natural ingredients. Intrigued, I perused some of the offerings for their body care line and saw a sunscreen lotion. Like I usually do, I turned the bottle over and scanned the ingredients list. Would you believe […]

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Cover Girl TruShine Lipcolour

New addition to my purse: Cover Girl Trushine lipcolour. This lipstick is so good that I want to wear it all the time. Though it comes in the shape of a lipstick and does last on your lips, Trushine has the moisturizing feel of a balm. It really is shiny too, and has no teeny-bopper […]

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A Multitasking Handwash

All Air Canada planes stock the Fruits and Passion Globe Spa Purifying Handwash in their restrooms. The handwash not only smells good but is gentle on the hands. Well this past winter, as I was coming back from my vacation, I ended up needing to wash makeup off on the plane. Though I had packed […]

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The Clump Really Does Stop Here!

There are two problems that I run into when I’m after voluminous lashes – either the mascara doesn’t perform, or in order to get any real volume you need lots of coats, and when you apply many coats of the mascara you run the risk of some major clumping. Sure, you can tell that I’m […]

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Changes

This year, one of the changes I’m making to my look is by parting my hair on the other side. What changes have you made to your beauty regimen, dear readers?

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Canadian Beauty News: January 9, 2007

I have a few tidbits to share so here we go! First: are you lusting after the Spring 2007 Chanel collection? Well, here’s a hint – just because it’s not on display doesn’t mean that you can’t buy it. A trip to Holt Renfrew had the Sales Associate leading me behind the counter and opening […]

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Own an Original

It’s that time of year – we’re getting rid of eyeshadows and lipsticks that we haven’t used for ages and cleaning our brushes before getting ready to apply work-appropriate makeup. Why not get a new makeup bag as well? If you want something beautiful and original check out Sweet T Original Makeup bags. They are […]

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