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Mary Kay True Dimensions Lipstick

Ordering cosmetics from your neighbour may be a thing of the past, but that doesn’t mean that companies like Mary Kay are left behind.  They have some of the most awesome formulations for products, and their True Dimensions Lipstick is among the best because this stuff is weightless. Formulated with Vitamin E, Jojoba Oil, Sunflower Oil, […]

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10 Best Lipsticks

Choosing the perfect lipstick shade can be overwhelming to say the least. Not only are there a seemingly endless number of brands to choose from, there’s also a long list of characteristics that all affect how great a tiny tube of color will be: shine, moisture, staying power, plumpness, not to mention scent and price. […]

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High vs. Low: Clinique’s Chubby Stick vs. CoverGirl Jumbo Gloss Balm

Hot on the heels of Clinique’s Chubby Stick is CoverGirl’s version.  Though it’s not intense, after using the Gloss Balm in a couple of different colours, we have to say that if you’re just looking for a sheer wash of colour, this will do the trick.  Despite the addition of mango butter in the formula, […]

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Holiday Lippies: Clinique Chubby Stick Intense

Friends, today is all about the lip. There are so many new fun lip products out right now and we’re going to break down each and every one of them for you. We start with Clinique’s Chubby Stick Intense which was clearly introduced after the original Chubby Stick did so well. A high-end moisturizing balm […]

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Pretty Beauty Gift Sets You Don’t Even Need to Wrap

The days left in December may be dwindling, but the to-do lists are only growing. After all that shopping, getting the decorations up in time, and remembering to RSVP to friends’ shindigs, meticulously wrapping all the gifts moves further down your endless to-do list. To avoid any full on panic attacks, we’ve rounded up amazing […]

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A DIY Manicure That Will Actually Last?

Gel nail polish is all the rage … and for good reason. It not only gives your nails a sleek shine, but it also lasts longer than traditional polish, keeping chips and cracks at bay for up to two weeks. But perfection comes with a price and frequent trips to a manicurist can quickly add […]

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Road Test: Sally Hansen Gel Strip Manis

Who doesn’t love a salon quality gel manicure. But unless you’re rolling in dough, you can’t afford to a salon quality mani on a weekly basis — until now. Sally Hansen’s new at-home gel strip manicure gives you the best of both worlds: a pristine manicure at a fraction of the cost. Even better, these […]

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Lea Michele on Flare

We are seriously loving @msleamichele on the cover of @FLAREfashion. The cover is perfect for January – when you’re done with the holiday parties and you’re thinking “what’s next?”. WE love the smoky eye, and the nude lips and nails. It seems easy enough and low maintenance but you know that you still tried to […]

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Behind-The-Scenes: Holiday Makeup Collections

While we love the trusty products of our favorite beauty brands year-round, we always get giddy over the launch of exclusive holiday collections. Believe it or not, it takes more than red and green color combos to get the creative juices flowing when creating a special collection. The masterminds behind beauty brands compile inspirational mood […]

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Holiday Shopping: For Your Friend Who Loves Cute

… you know the one… she coos at any baby she sees and adorable might be her favourite word. For this lovely friend, head to the Benefit counter toute suite, and get her either the High Flyin’ Glosses gift set ($26) or the Crescent Row Limited Edition set ($40). Both have miniature versions of Benefit’s […]

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