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Young Women of Influence Series with Lori Bacon

If you live on the West coast, there’s a good chance that you’ve heard of or been to Swimco, the swimwear store that carries tons of brands of the most trendy swimsuits. The company is family-owned and run by business-savvy Lori Bacon whose mother actually started the store. It was actually mail-order when it first […]

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August Favourites!

Hello friends! It took me forever to make the August Favourites video (computer trouble!) and then I uploaded it but forgot to tell you all about it!  Check out my favourites.  I included my fav powder foundation, Bobbi Brown’s new collection, Philosophy’s The Miracle Worker… and some other things. As always, leave me comments so […]

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How to Wear Any Color and Look Gorgeous

You’ve probably heard the “rules” that blondes shouldn’t wear yellow, or that darker complexions shouldn’t wear nudes. But the great news is that anyone, regardless of skin tone or hair color, can pull off the entire rainbow of colors — you just have to know what to look for. See how to pull off any […]

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Spa My Blend by Clarins

Last month, while I was in Toronto, I had the opportunity to check out the Spa My Blend spa by Clarins at the Ritz-Carlton hotel. Let me just say that I’ve been to a lot of spas around the world, and this is the nicest one that I’ve ever been to. In fact, last winter, […]

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July Favourites Video

HI guys! Check out my July Favourites video. I focussed on skincare in this one because I did get a comment asking me for some skincare tips. My skin is oily and sometimes acne-prone, so most of the suggestions are for that, but there’s a new line of skincare I tried that has options for […]

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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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