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YSL Rouge Pure Couture Review

I showed you their promotional video a while ago, but now it’s time for a review since I got my hands on the goods.  The YSL Pur Couture is a stain gloss that’s meant to be long-lasting on the lips while giving you the look of a gloss. True to its name, the product lives […]

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YSL Spring 2012 Makeup – Candy Face

YSL’s Spring 2012 collection is called Candy Face, and like most Spring 2012 collections it features lots of colour for the eyes, lips, and cheeks. Their newest product is the Voile de Blush ($40) which is a tinted gel of a blush.  You apply to clean skin and it just melts into the skin, giving […]

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YSL L’Homme Libre Review

I don’t review many men’s fragrances anymore.  Most of the ones that come my way… smell like… engine fuel, citrus, and alcohol. Why even bother? But this one caught my attention.  I knew it smelled good on first sniff, but every time I smelled it subsequently, I found myself thinking “mmm!  That smells good!” So […]

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This Week’s CORE Gift Guide

Ok, so we have some fun things for you in this gift guide, including presents that would be perfect for the men in your life. First, we stop at Harry Rosen. Walk past the gorgeous Gant Christmas Sweaters, and head to accessories to pick up this Tod’s iPad case. At $550 this is the present […]

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Holiday 2011: YSL

Take a look at a couple of products from YSL’s Holiday Collection. I might have been bored, except that the colours are perfection and really work together. The duo shown is No. 41 and has Silver Moire and Flannel Black ($52). The silver is sheer and just glimmers on the eyelid. The black is dense […]

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YSL Eyeliner Effet Faux Cils Long Wear Cream Liner Review

If you’re more of a cream eyeliner kind of gal, then YSL has you covered there too. Their cream eyeliner is just as good as the pen, except that this will give you more control. I personally prefer the finish I can get, but it takes more time, so I usually reach for the pen. […]

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YSL Eyeliner Effet Faux Cils Shocking Review

The first time I tried this eyeliner, I hated it. It smeared all over my lids for some reason. And then I tried it again on top of a primer, and it was a rich matte black that stayed put all day. I’ve loved it ever since. The liner does take some practice because of […]

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YSL ‘Volume Effet Faux Cils Shocking’ Mascara Review

New to the YSL counter is what the beauty writers are calling the “shocking” mascara, because it has the word shocking in its name, and it packs a punch! This is YSL’s best mascara to date. It’s definitely the best one that I have tried, even though it’s not perfect. Read on… What I love […]

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5 Spring Break Must Haves

Some of you crazy kids out there are getting ready to go on spring break, and so I thought I would share some of my essentials for warm weather beauty.  Toss these in your makeup bag, and guaranteed, you’ll look good at the beach and at dinner. 1. Lush The Comforter Bubble Bar.  Whether you’ve […]

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YSL Spring 2011 Makeup

YSL’s Spring 2011 makeup collection, called Boheme Libertine, offers a range of bright hues for the lips and cheeks along with a highlighting powder that gives subtle radiance to the face. Personally, my favourite products were the new Golden Glosses because they’re nice and bright but slightly sheer so that I don’t even have to […]

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