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Stila Stay All Day Foundation and Concealer

I love me some Stila products.  They actually were the first foundations I bought because they were the only ones that seemed to have shades that looked natural on my skin – they were pricy and only sold at Holt Renfrew at the time, but I kept going back for the tinted moisturizers and wore […]

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DiorSkin Forever Review

Diorskin Forever Extreme Wear Flawless Makeup came out in 2007, and I’ve gone back to it for a bit because I wanted something that was more coverage and would last a long time for some holiday parties. The foundation is amazing and it would be awesome for NYE. To begin, it differs from most other […]

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Lise Watier Velvet Matte Foundation Review

I love foundation and wear it daily, but the challenge is always to find something that feels light but covers well and then looks like your own skin. Lise Watier’s Velvet Matte foundation comes in a beautiful glass bottle with a dropper, and gives the most coverage that I’ve ever seen in a liquidy foundation. […]

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Just Hit Pan on My Favourite Setting Powder from Make Up For Ever

Shoutout to @MakeUpForEverCA’s Ultra HD Microfinishing Powder which is so light and silky smooth that I use it even when I’m not wearing makeup, and so I’ve hit pan on it.  The amount of powders I’ve hit pan on are few and far in between, and the fact that I kept using this and thought […]

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Worth the Hype? The Foundation Brush

Do you need a foundation brush? The foundation brush. It’s not new to the makeup world and you know that almost every makeup counter you go to will try to sell you one. It claims to make foundation application easy and smooth but do you really need it? Truthfully, I go back and forth with […]

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New, Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Water Fresh Makeup SPF 30

I InstaReviewed this foundation, but it definitely deserves a review of its own, because it’s the one I’ve been using for the past couple of weeks, and it’s the latest in the Double Wear family, which is widely loved is a holy grail for so many people. First things first: the foundation is true to […]

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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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