Category Archives: Spring 2014

Real Techniques Silicone Liner Brush

Real Techniques is a makeup brush company by Sam and Nic Chapman – they are the sisters behind the Pixiwoo makeup tutorial channel on Youtube, and I watch them religiously! When I saw their silicone eyeliner brush, I just had … Continue reading

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Brush Must-Haves

Nars has just revamped its brushes, and there are some amazing choices to check out.  I already owned a Nars Smudge Brush and Angled Eyeliner Brush ($32 each) and although they are the “old” versions, they are amazing.  I’ve never … Continue reading

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Thursday Threes: Best Drugstore BB Creams

These are perfect for the summer because they all have SPF in them! The best BB creams can do it all. Not only do they provide sun protection and a bit of a tint, but they can also do double … Continue reading

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MAC Patentpolish Lip Pencil

Brand new to the MAC counter is their answer to the jumbo pencil lipstick. Unlike other versions that promise to hydrate, think of this as a shiny emollient lipstick in a pencil form. The colour is not sheer… but almost … Continue reading

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Best Drugstore Nail Polishes Under $10

You don’t have to break the bank to find amazing nail polishes at the drugstore.  Here are our three favourites that are $10 or under. 1. Essie Nail Colour.  Essie has an amazing collection of neutral and nude shades, so … Continue reading

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New Nars Contour Blush

If you finish doing your makeup – the whole foundation, eyes, blush, brows routine – and at the end, everything still looks a little flat, then chances are that what you’re missing is a contour. Contour just adds dimension and … Continue reading

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New MAC Studio Sculpt Shade and Line

Out on counters today! Never behind the trend, MAC has brought sculpting to the eyes with their new eye shadow trios.  I love that they’ve crammed three colours into one small eye shadow pot.  You’re getting a little less of … Continue reading

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New MAC Pro Longwear SPF 20 Compact Foundation

MAC’s new foundation formula is out on counters tomorrow! MAC’s Pro Longwear formula is my favourite foundation formula ever, and I’m so excited about their new compact version. Like the liquid, this version is SPF 20 and comes in a … Continue reading

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L’Oreal Enters the At-Home Gel Manicure Game

At-home gel manicures are everywhere these days.  I’m constantly surprised by how many women actually own a gel-manicure kit – many, it turns out, and from Sally Hansen to Kiss Nails, it seems that if you have the patience, you … Continue reading

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Essie Spring 2014 Collection

Okay, I’ve found my holy grail pale nail polish shades for this spring, and they’re part of Essie’s Spring 2014 Collection.   The colours (in the order above from left to right) are Style Hunter, Spin the Bottle, Truth or … Continue reading

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