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Benefit The Big Easy Review

Imagine if someone took your favourite primer, added a hefty dose of tint to it, and formulated it with SPF 35. What you’d end up with is Benefit’s The Big Easy Liquid to Powder SPF 35 Foundation. This is a dimethicone-based foundation that has light coverage and goes on like a primer. It does have […]

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Thursday Threes: Awesome Spring 2014 Eye Trends

It’s time to put away the smoky eyeshadow. Spring means a return to lighter makeup and this year is no exception. We looked to the runways to see how the cool girls are going to be doing their makeup, and give you some inspiration on how you can do yours. 1. A Wash of Colour, […]

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10 Favourite Beauty Brands of 2013

I already did my “best of 2013″ list with Wynzie, but as I thought back to the products that I chose, I remembered that there are some brands that I keep coming back to and have used for the majority of the year, so I thought I would share those with you. Here goes: 1. […]

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New! Benefit Lollitint

Benefit Benetint… it’s one of those products that we know we’re never going to be without in this world.  Like Lancome Defincils mascara or Clinique Clarifying lotion, when you think of a lip and cheek tint made to help you look like Little Red Riding Hood, that would be it. …and so over the years, […]

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Trending Right Now: Highlight and Conceal

The hottest trend in makeup today doesn’t have to do with a specific product, and although it’s neither new or overly difficult to do, it’s a makeup artist technique that’s made it out to the masses thanks to Kim Kardashian’s overly done makeup and reality television.  Because reality television celebrities seem to look flawless all […]

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Benefit Gimme Brow

So I know that I literally just reviewed the Nars Brow Gel  but I’ve gotten my hands on Benefit’s new Gimme Brow, and I couldn’t help but compare the two.  Benefit touts Gimme Brow as a brow volumizer.  They’re saying that it has fibres that cling to your brows and skin to help brows look thicker and more […]

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What to Use for Flawless Makeup on A Night Out

Truth be told, sometimes the only reason I look forward to an event is so that I can I can try a new makeup look.  After a week of testing out products and looks, I want to see it all come together.  So here’s my guide to a flawless look for a night out. Prime […]

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Back to School Beauty

As posted on Stylelist.ca. It’s that time of year!  Back to school!  A chance for your to reinvent or reintroduce your best self.  Here are products that can help you do it. 1. L’Oreal Voluminous Million Lashes Excess mascara.  This new mascara has a longer comb-like brush to help you apply mascara quickly and evenly. […]

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Summer’s Best Long-wear Products

I wrote this for Stylelist.ca, and since then I’ve added some more of my favourite long-wear products for the summer.  Check out the original article on Stylelist.ca. Melting makeup is not cool, so here are our favourite long-wear products so that your makeup gets the best of this summer’s heat and humidity. 1. Avon Extra […]

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Benefit Rockateur Blush

New this September is another box of powder from Benefit.  Rockateur is a shimmery rose gold (kind of wears more like a mauve on me), and is pigmented enough to work on a multitude of skin tones. It’s too shimmery for me to use daily, but I do love it as a highlighting blush. $36 […]

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