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Fall Beauty: Beautycounter Tint Skin Foundation

I really fluctuate between tinted moisturizer and foundation.  I definitely like the look of foundation, but in the summer, and when I have dry skin, tinted moisturizer is better. Beautycounter’s Tint Skin Foundation hits all the marks with my skin – it helps it by moisturizing but gives it the great coverage that foundation should. […]

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Current Foundation Situation

Layering foundation and sunscreen in the middle of the summer can be a real pain, but I’ve figured it out, and I’ll admit that it’s against the advice of dermatologists and sunscreen makers.  I mix the Garnier Ombrelle sunscreen with L’Oreal Infallible Pro Matte foundation.  The Foundation colour I use is 109, so it’s a […]

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New Nars x Charlotte Gainsburg Hydrating Skin Tint Review

The Nars x Charlotte Gainsburg collection is amazing.  It’s maybe my most favourite Nars collection to date because every piece is designed to be worn in a lived in kind of way which makes this a great collection of products to use in the summer. Part of the collection is the Hydrating Skin Tint which […]

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Dermablend Professional Comes to Canada

If you’re looking for full-coverage foundations and more specialized coverage products – think acne scars or hyperpigmentation – then there’s a way to going above what’s just available at your local Sephora.  Dermablend – a professional makeup artist’s secret – is finally available in Canada.  The brand was created by an American dermatologist who saw […]

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The New Powder Foundation from Bare Escentuals

Powder foundations have come a long way.  Forget about being cakey and obviously powdery, today’s powder foundations are light-weight and actually leave the skin glowing instead of totally matte. Bare Escentuals, the brand that really made its name with a powder mineral foundation, now has a new compact powder foundation, BarePro Performance Wear Powder Foundation.  […]

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New Make Up For Ever Water Blend Face and Body Foundation

If you’re sick of greasy, oily foundations that promise to make your skin look good but don’t deliver, then you need to try a foundation that’s water-based.  Not only will it go on soft and smooth but it’ll also feel light and refreshing on your skin.  Make Up For Ever has a new foundation that […]

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New Favourite Foundation: Vichy Teint Ideal

You know you’ve found your favourite foundation when you don’t even want to turn to anything else, and you decide to clear out your makeup stash so that there are no other foundations on the horizon. That’s how I feel about Vichy’s new Teint Ideal Fluid Foundation which is part of Vichy’s new line of coverage […]

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Hits and Misses from Dior’s Fall 2016 Makeup

Ok, this season, I’ve decided to do a hits and misses list… I love Dior makeup but like most makeup collections, there are lots of products I’m going to be using non-stop and lots that I’m not going to even touch. Here’s one Hit from the collection: Dior Fix It Colour 2-in-1 Prime and Colour Correct. […]

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Stila re-Launches their Stay All Day Foundation

TBH, I’m going for more natural beauty these days and so a face full of foundation just doesn’t appeal to me, but I am a fan of Stay All Day Foundation for the days (or nights) when you want better coverage and more of a done look.   The new packaging on this foundation gem […]

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Nars Velvet Matte Skin Tint Review

When it comes to makeup trends, this year is going to be all about real skin.  We’ve done the contour, the strobing, the weightless foundation that still covers like crazy, but now take a step back and get back to basics.  Take care of your skin, conceal where and if needed, and try to do […]

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