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OPI Summer 2016 Infinite Shine Shades

This summer OPI has released six new neutral shades of nail polish in their Infinite Shine formula, and they are everything! Colours above (from left to right) are: Don’t Ever Stop – Salmon Hurry Up and Wait – tan No Stopping Zone – dusky brownish rose No Strings Attached – beige nude Can’t Stop Myself […]

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Jump on Summer’s New Lipstick Trends

This summer there are two brand new lipstick trends – jump on them now and they’ll take you into the fall season too. The first is the ’90’s dark lip. Think dark eggplants, burgundy, deep chocolate brown, and even black and navy blue lipstick. The best way to wear these is matte and long-wearing. The […]

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New Essie Gel Couture Polish Review

Ok here’s the review! People keep asking me what I think about this new nail polish system – a coloured polish and top coat – and yes, I’ve tried them. London Drugs was nice enough to give us a sample of the polish system and I was thrilled to try it – Essie promises high […]

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The Cheapest (and Best) Contour Palette

Contouring – I just can’t quit it.  As much as I try to minimize my makeup routine, I also miss seeing my cheekbones and so contour is the one step that I keep coming back to. A while back, I attended the London Drugs Beauty event, and picked up this awesome E.L.F. Contour Palette. The […]

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Make Up For Ever Aqua XL

I’ve been using Make Up For Ever products long enough to know that they’ve had an Aqua eyeliner before – it’s their long-wearing, easy to apply eyeliner in so many colours so that you can use it like eyeshadow and create looks that just stay put on your eyes. Now they have their Aqua XL […]

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Right Now’s Beauty Craving: YSL Mascara Vinyl Couture

Right now, I’m dying to try YSL’s Mascara Vinyl Couture.  It’s supposed to be super pigmented and super shiny – a look that I want to try since I think that even in the black version, this will make a major impact on eyes.  It comes in lots of colours (I have my eye on […]

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OPI Retro Summer 2016

OPI’s new collection for this summer is a throwback to the bright colours of the past.  Think: less black and white mod, but more coral, blue, and yellow brightness to get you in the mood for summer. The colours are creamy and pretty and wonderful if you like polishes without shimmer in them, but I […]

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Stila re-Launches their Stay All Day Foundation

TBH, I’m going for more natural beauty these days and so a face full of foundation just doesn’t appeal to me, but I am a fan of Stay All Day Foundation for the days (or nights) when you want better coverage and more of a done look.   The new packaging on this foundation gem […]

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New Stila Perfect Me Perfect Hue Eye and Cheek Palette

This is the 5000th post on CanadianBeauty.com!!!  I can’t believe it!  Thanks for coming along on this ride with me!Yes, I am loving these large square Stila palettes, and joining my Correct and Perfect palette is the Perfect Me Perfect Hue Eye and Cheek palette in light/medium.  Both palettes are good quality (plastic with a […]

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Wishlist item: Kevyn Aucoin Neo Bronzer

Kevyn Aucoin’s Neo Bronzer is a just-launched item that has a blush, bronzer and highlighter in one continuous palette.  I’m loving the transition from bronzer to blush to highlight because you can choose the depth of colour you want depending on your skin tone.  This would be perfect to take on vacation with you when […]

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