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Thursday Threes: Help Your Hair Beat Humidty

Friends, I’m visiting my hometown of Toronto for a few weeks, and I truly was not prepared for the damage it would do to my hairstyle.  Last Friday I had to head out to a wedding and after carefully straightening my hair and coating it with layers of hairspray, I stepped out into the twilight […]

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$ vs. $$$: Hair Gloss

The latest in hair styling products is a new gel-type product that has virtually no stickiness and is super light in the hold department. As it happens, my favourite hair care brand, Shu Uemura has its version – Touch of Gloss Hair Wax but at $42 it’s kind of pricy. Joico (also a salon brand) […]

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Beauty All Stars, Part 2

These are the products that we just keep on using because they’re that great! This was the year of BB Creams – and guess what? We finally found we like enough to use every single day, but that review’s not up until later January. You can go through all our other BB Cream reviews here. […]

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Fashion Addict Beauty Must-Have

…is the Karl Lagerfeld for shu uemura Holiday Collection 2012. The collection is to die because it was designed from top to bottom by Karl Lagerfeld which is interesting because he doesn’t even design products for Chanel’s makeup collection! The collection is a tribute to shu uemura with the colours, package design, and photography being […]

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The Absolute Best Pre-Holiday Holiday Gift Ever

is launching October 15th on www.loosebutton.com, and I can already tell you that it’s going to sell out in 1 day. It’s the L’Oreal Luxe Advent Calendar. That’s right – an advent calendar filled with beauty goodies! And not just any beauty goodies – just high-end ones from L’Oreal Paris brands such as Giorgio Armani, […]

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Karl Lagerfeld Pairs Up with Shu Uemura

This is exciting beauty news: Shu Uemura’s Holiday 2012 collection will be with Karl Lagerfeld.  Called Karl Lagerfeld for Shu Uemura, the collection is important because apparently Karl already uses Shu eyeshadow to colour in his sketches. The best part is that the packaging will also be designed  by Karl, and we’re crossing our fingers […]

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Shu Uemura’s Covet-Worthy Collection

This is definitely my favourite Shu Uemura collaboration to date!  They paired up with Mamechiyo, a kimono artist, to design the art for their cleansing oil ($79-$89) and uv underbase mousse bottle ($46), as well as a foundation compact case ($19).  The collection is bright and fun, and perfect for spring.  I’m using the Cleansing […]

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Karl Lagerfeld’s Just Like Us!

Harper’s Bazaar just did a day in the life of Kaiser Karl.  If you’ve ever watched a Karl Lagerfeld documentary, you know that he’s a major hoarder.  There is neat organized clutter everywhere in his home – magazines, books, more multiples than one can use of anything and everything.  I guess if you’re the man […]

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Shu Uemura Mousse Base Beige

When Shu Uemura launched its mousse sunscreen/primer in a beige shade, I was super excited to try it. Was this what I’d been waiting for? I loved the original version but it left a whitish cast on my skin. Unfortunately, this is not the holy grail that I’ve been waiting for. Instead of leaving a […]

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Shu Uemura Face Architect Glow Powder Foundation Review

Shu Uemura’s Face Architect foundations are cult products – they have die hard fans because the foundations pretty much melt into the skin and look totally natural. They say that the Face Architect Glow Powder Foudation “achieve the finish of a liquid foundation with the convenience of a fine textured powder foundation.” I gotta say, […]

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