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Book Review: Beauty Confidential by Nadine Haobsh

Nadine Haobsh is the writer behind “Jolie in NYC“, a beauty blog written through the eyes of a real-life beauty editor. Haobsh lost her job because of what she wrote on that blog, but she’s gone on to publish a book! Beauty Confidential is her new book and it came out on shelves just last […]

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Book Review: Laura Moriarty’s The Rest of Her Life.

Thanks to the MiniBookExpo for Bloggers, I got my hands on a copy of Laura Moriarty’s The Rest of Her Life. This is the best book that I’ve read in a long time. Laura Moriarty isn’t an author that I’d ever heard of but I’m now going to keep an eye out for her books. […]

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Best of Sephora Winners 2008

Take a look: Best of Sephora 2008 winners are up. Remember that I made my picks and posted them. Bare Escentuals won best concealer, foundation, and powder. Laura Mercier won best tinted moisturizer, and Smashbox won best primer. I picked the latter two and have tried and loved them both. None of these were surprises […]

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My Readers are Adventurous

At least that’s what I’m gathering from the latest poll results. 70% of people who answered the poll said that they would wear a scent intended for the opposite sex, and I’m just going to assume that most of these people would have no qualms actually buying the perfume at the men’s counter too. Interesting. […]

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Giveaway

The Paint Pot giveaway is still ongoing! Just scroll down to the Paint Pot post and leave a comment telling me what your favourite MAC product is and why. Don’t forget to leave your email address too. I’ll pick a winner tomorrow! This contest is now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered!

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Book Review: Secrets of the Beauty Insider

I needed this book and I think you need it too! Secrets of the Beauty Insiders is a book that compiles all the beauty tips you could ever need into one handy resource. This book goes from head to toe – it gives you tips for your hair, face, skin, feet, makeup, and tells you […]

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Canadian Beauty Blog Gets a Makeover!

Some time today you’ll be looking at a new and improved version of Canadian Beauty! Like any makeover, though the outside may be changed and new, the inside remains the same – stay tuned for product reviews and beauty news!

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Best of Sephora 2007: Canadian Beauty’s Picks

I just voted in the Best of Sephora poll – here are my picks! Best Foundation: Dior DiorSkin Airflash Foundation – I could actually find my colour and it goes on smoothly, making my face look pretty flawless, if unnaturally so. Best Concealer: Cargo OneBase – I didn’t love any of the choices they offered […]

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Body Shop Concealer

You need to check out @theBodyShopCA for a great concealer in colours that actually look like skin. You know that something is good when you can finish it all up and you buy more.  On that same note, how much do we love a concealer that blends easily with your fingers but stays on the […]

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L’Oreal Telescopic Mascara

Imagine my surprise upon learning that L’Oreal’s Telescopic Mascara is available in Canada before it’s available in the US – though I suspect that it will be launched there soon enough. Of course, I had to try the mascara for myself. The wand of Telescopic is similar to the wand of Lancome’s Fatale – the […]

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