Category Archives: Summer 2012

Coming Up From MAC: Pedro Lourenco

Gorgeous gold and black packaging paired with some beautiful neutral shades for eyes and cheeks, and bright colours for lips.  I cannot wait to see this collection in person. Here’s how MAC puts it: “The Nude Quad gives eyes a subtle … Continue reading

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Swatch: Rimmel 60 Seconds Nail Polish in Sweet Lavender

Summer’s over but we just couldn’t resist this Lavender shade from Rimmel.  It’s in their 60 Seconds formula, which we highly recommend.  The polish goes on so smooth (this can be unusual for fast-drying polish since it tends to get … Continue reading

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All BB Cream Reviews

You may have caught me @BTCalgary this morning talking about BB Creams, so I thought I’d point you to all the BB Creams I’ve reviewed so far. Do you have a favourite that you’re loving? Let us know in the … Continue reading

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Your Ultimate Guide to Quo by Orly Gel Nails – Review with Pictures

Talk about a product that I was itching to try.  Over the past few year, soak off gel manicures have become THE manicures of choice because you don’t have to file down your nails to get them done, and when … Continue reading

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Just on Counters: MAC Cremesheen + Pearl

Yesterday, MAC’s latest collection, Cremesheen + Pearl went on to counters. The collection is inspired by Asian shades: A shimmering twist on an instant classic. cremesheen Lipstick and cremesheen Glass get infused with crushed pearl in 15 new Asian-inspired shades. … Continue reading

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L’Oreal Youth Code BB Creme Review

Check out this video where L’Oreal Paris’s Makeup Artist Eddie Malter explains what a BB Cream is… At the beginning of the video, he talks about the L’Oreal Magic Skin Beautifier, and says that it just blends into the skin, … Continue reading

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Glosses You Need

If you’re a gloss girl, you’re in luck because there’s a range of new glosses that push the limit on colour and finish. The first: Lancome’s Once Upon a Week Juicy Tubes.  Ok, we’re all familiar with the Juicy Tubes … Continue reading

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Lush’s Emotional Brilliance

Emotional Brilliance is the name of the new line of face cosmetics from my favourite body care brand, Lush.  The idea is that you go with your gut – not with what you think will necessarily make you more attractive. … Continue reading

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MAC Electric Cool

Available online already, this collection of buttery soft highly pigmented super shimmery eyeshadows hits counters today (August 2nd).  There are 12 limited edition shades that are so easy to work with. The shadows remind me of pressed pigments because they’re … Continue reading

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MAC Haute and Naughty Too Black Lash

Coming online August 16th, and at your local MAC counter August 23rd is a new version of MAC’s Haute and Naughty mascara. The original Haute and Naughty came out last summer, and it remains the best MAC mascara I have … Continue reading

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