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Foodie Fridays: Making Ice Cream at Home

What kind of foodie would I be if I didn’t try making things myself. Since I have a major sweet tooth, I’ve always wanted an ice cream maker because it means no more trips to the store for premium and super expensive ice cream: I could just make it at home. Luckily, my sister-in-law got […]

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9 Simple Changes for a Healthier You

The title says it all — these nine easy changes can deliver huge results. Whether you want to burn a few extra calories without committing to extra gym time, save a few bucks or even switch up your skincare routine, we’ve got a quick swap for you that can deliver a huge payoff. See the […]

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Mind. Body. Natural Beauty.

Our new series with guest editor Kristen Bell has everything you need to live a natural, healthy life — from delicious, body-nourishing recipes to figuring out how to fit in that essential “you” time. Plus, we’ve got the scoop on the all-natural, good-for-you beauty products that actually work. Get ready to be inspired. See the […]

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Areas to Pay Attention to When You’re Using Self Tanner

Memorize this list!  It’s where you’ll want extra moisturizer before you apply the self tanner, and you’ll really want to rub it in and apply sparingly to these areas:   -       your joints: anywhere you bend.  Pay attention the the inside of elbows, back of knees, knuckles, and neck -       Areas that are dry: ankles, […]

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My Slim-Down, Get-Glowing Detox

Forget juicing and the master cleanse. “Gutbliss,” a book and diet approach written by gastroenterologist Robynne Chutkan, MD, is a detox program that focuses on eating the right foods for better gut health — which leads to better skin, healthier looking hair and nails, more energy, and yes, weight loss. But does it deliver on […]

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Why I Fell in Love with Fashion

Mercedes asked, and I answered… …it’s in my blood, is what I say to anyone when they ask me why I fell in love with fashion. I come from a very traditional family, where dressing up and look “proper” and “presentable” is the norm and that gave me an appreciation for clothes from an early […]

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Schick Intuition Advanced Moisture Review and HUGE Giveaway Opportunity

I’ve never really mentioned this on the blog before, but I’m extremely busy. I’m a mom, I work, and then I run this blog and freelance at other publications. That means that anything that can make my life a little easier, make things a little quicker is a lifesaver, and so of course, I’m in […]

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Calgary Event: Fashion Forward Fashion Show, Bling Bar, and Pop Up Boutique

Here’s your chance to attend a fashion show, the proceeds of which go to a great cause: Making Changes, an organization that helps women and girls get back into the workplace by providing them with appropriate clothing and career counselling, so that they have confidence to re-enter the workforce as new immigrants, after crisis, or […]

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New Video: May Favourites

Hi Friends! It’s finally June! Check out the video I made of my May favourites – some of which I’ve reviewed here on the blog. Here’s what I included: – Lots of picks from MAC’s Alluring Aquatics collection. Here’s my youtube video (http://youtu.be/u_1QXawErBU) about that collection, and my blog post: http://canadianbeauty.com/mac-alluring-aquatics-collection-details-video/ – Cream Colour Base […]

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Estee Lauder GWP At The Bay

This is a Choose Your Gift happening until June 5, 2014. With any skincare or foundation purchase of $42.50 or more, you get: – a hair comb – a perfectly clean cleanser – Pure Color Lipstick in Melon – Pure Color Lipstick in Candy – a Lily Pulitzer Tote Bag – Choose one of three […]

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