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New Marc Jacobs Beauty New Nudes Sheer Lip Gel

The no-makeup makeup look this spring requires that you not only have your contour and highlight on point, but that you also have the perfect lip colour that’s natural looking.  This is where the New Marc Jacobs Nudes collection comes in.  Seven shades of their Lip Gel offer a neutral shade that’s perfect for everyone. […]

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Nirvana Black and White perfume compacts by Elizabeth and James

If you’ve ready my most recent perfume review, you may remember that I bought a perfume oil and had mixed feelings about it.  I love working with an oil because it means that it really works with your body chemistry, but I missing being able to spray it all over the place with abandon… which […]

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My New Foundation Brush: Sephora Pro Airbrush Blender #78

I hate getting my hands dirty when I apply foundation in the morning because then I have to wash them and that leads to drier hands.  Instead, I use a foundation brush most days, and these days I have religiously been using and then washing my new Sephora Pro Airbush Blender #78. This is a […]

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The Kat Von D Shade and Light Palette

Contour?  That’s a daily thing now.  I don’t know how I lived without it, and I’ve actually gotten to be pretty pleased with how my pictures are turning out thanks to it.  The key is definitely using a matte bronzer and sometimes I mix in a bit of taupe shadow to make it really look […]

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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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High Vs. Low – The Cream Long Wear Lipstick

Majorly pigmented lip stains are a must-have this season.  They are long-lasting so they’re a must for those holiday parties, and they pack a such a punch that using a lipgloss instead is pretty much unthinkable.  We’re never without one, so we thought we’d compare two that are easy to find. One the one side, […]

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Holiday Shopping: For Your Friend Into Nails

If there’s someone in your life that’s always wearing the latest and greatest in nail polish (you’ll know them because of all their nail art), then this is what you get them: either Illamasqua’s Nail Varnish Duo ($32), or Nails Inc. The After Party Set ($30). Both sets are must-haves because they’re from brands that […]

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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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High vs. Low: The Brow Gel

Brows are having a moment right now, and that means that there’s a plethora of brow products out there to try.  If you don’t currently use a brow product, now is the time to give one a whirl – you’ll be surprised at how much of a difference a mere swipe of a brow gel […]

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Philosophy – So Much More Than Scented Bodywash

Chances are that you’ve already seen @lovePhilosophy products at The Bay and Sephora stores… they’re the brand with seasonal margherita and cinnamon buns scented body products that we love and adore. They make amazing gift sets that are perfect for even the most discerning shopper. But before you dismiss the brand for just being all […]

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