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Aveda Dry Remedy Oil

Yes, you can put oil into your hair and have it look healthy and shiny and not at all greasy. That’s what I found out when I used Aveda’s new Dry Remedy Oil. It comes in a tiny bottle (tiny compared to most of the serums that I use) and it turns out that I […]

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Aveda Culture Clash Spring/Summer 2014 Makeup Collection

This spring, Aveda’s makeup collection is inspired by global street smart looks – the vibe is a futuristic boho which pairs neutral earth tones with brighter shades. Standout in the collection is the new shade of nourish-mint smoothing lip color and the nourish-mint lipliner. The lipstick colour is Peruvian Lilly ($22.50) and the lipliner is […]

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Aveda Spring/Summer Lip Colour

Aveda’s new spring/summer makeup is in stores now and I checked out four lip shades from the Art of Nature collection. I love Aveda (I worked for the brand for years) but often find that their colour cosmetics too earthy and shimmery. I was stoked to discover that the spring shades have an intense colour […]

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Does Hair Mascara Really Work?

My father had gorgeous thick wavy hair and it was grey for as long as I can remember. I’ve inherited his hair genes on all counts – unfortunately including the early greys. And while the look worked for my dad, I’m not giving up my chestnut colour anytime soon. Around a year ago, my randomly […]

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My 2013 Beauty Resolutions

I secretly wish I had a few glamorous resolutions like… Go blonde! Or… Perfect a sexy cat eye! But it’s probably the utilitarian nature of my beauty resolutions this year that makes them all the more worthy. I mean, who really resolves to eat more cake? Practical as they are, I will be proud of […]

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Beauty All Stars

Ed. Note: Friends, this year instead of doing a Best of 2012 list, we decided that we would tell you what our all-time favourite beauty products are. It’s time to go back to the basics, and not just be enthusiastic about what’s new and exciting, but appreciate those products that we just keep coming back […]

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Give Stress Relief

For a friend who’s had a tough year, there’s nothing better than Aveda’s De-Stress gift set (which helps you de-stress by coming packaged in a gift box ready for gifting!).  The limited edition set comes with the lavender-scented Stress-Fix lotion, bath salts, and concentrate so that de-stressing can occur on many different levels. For $66, […]

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Desk Side Beauty Staples

  I recently downsized my handbag to a clutch and accordingly had to streamline my portable essentials. Suddenly putting together a few beauty staples to stash in my desk drawer at the office made a lot of sense. It’s not as though I ever pulled out anything beyond a lipstick on the subway anyway. While […]

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The Best Hair Products For Your Top Knot

Thanks to this DIY article, we’ve all been able to master the sock bun technique. Has anyone else found that the sock bun is so much easier on hair that’s full and voluminous? I find that it just doesn’t stick together as much, and the hair is easily distributed all the way around the bun. […]

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Just for Men: Aveda Pure-Formance Aroma Spray

When it comes to fresh summer products, there’s no reason that men should be left out of the mix. This summer, we’re loving Aveda’s Pure-Formance Aroma Spray for the men in our lives. It’s an interesting blend of spicy but fresh notes that include spearmint, vetiver, lavender and citrus. The heady mix is uplifting and […]

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