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Brushes to Use With Your Mineral Makeup

Changes are that if you haven’t tried mineral makeup already, you will in the next year, and that means that if you don’t own some already, you will, and then you’ll wonder how you can put it on properly. The trick, my friends, lies in the brushes. So, here are the brushes that you could […]

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Makeup Trends from NYFW

At NYFW there were lots of daring makeup trends, and I picked my three favourite to share with you. Bold Brows and Glowing Skin At Marc Jacobs, Francois Nars of NARS cosmetics created the typical Marc girl with glistening skin and  bold prominent brows. Achieve the glistening skin central to this look with Sheer Glow […]

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Hits from L’Oreal Fashion Week

If I’ve been quiet about L’Oreal Fashion Week this season, it’s not because I’ve no material. It’s mainly because I’ve found the fall makeup to be a little uninspiring. I’m done with the smoky eye, and I know that it’s very “fall” but I just don’t think that it’s still here the way it was […]

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100 Household Tips

Don’t you hate it when people borrow books from you and manage never to return them? I’ve borrowed a book from someone and am just now getting around to talking about it. The book in question is an old one: 2001 Household Hints and Dollar Stretches by Michael Gore. I borrowed this book because it […]

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How to Apply Blush

A little while ago, I noticed that quite a few of you are interested in how to apply blush properly. It just so happens that I attended an event with celebrity makeup artist Scott Patric. He’s very talented and has worked on the runway and on photoshoots, and as worked on some of the biggest […]

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Reader Question – Brush vs. Sponge

Here’s a reader question I received today! What is the best way to apply cream foundations found in compacts? I have been using MAC and the sponge that comes with it. Is it better to apply these with a foundation brush and then blend? First of all, hello to you too, yes I’m having a […]

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Reader Question – Eyeshadow Base

Here’s a reader question I recently received: Hey there. I love your ‘Canadian Beauty’ blog, especially the reviews on the M.A.C. products =) Good job! I have a question regarding eyeshadow bases. Hope you can help me. I currently don’t use eyeshadow bases, but I’m looking for one, cause I find my eyeshadow doesn’t ‘stick’ […]

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Eyeliner How To

I always always get asked by my friends whether they should wear eyeliner – and I always say yes – and then I get asked how to put eyeliner on. If you have the time and the patience, you can experiment all you want. Play around with different brands of pencils, different kinds of liquids, […]

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How to…

There’s been some questions about how to use MAC’s latest collection – there are so many nude and natural colours that it can be difficult to know what exactly to do with them. So, here are a few MAC face charts with accompanying pictures. I hope that they will help you make more of a […]

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Things to do in 2008

Let this be the year you: Remember to clean your makeup brushes Try a daring colour of lipgloss, lipstick, or eyeshadow and keep it on for a day Try a new brand of makeup Get your makeup professionally done Get your eyebrows done by a pro Wear sunscreen daily Eat healthier Try to wear as […]

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