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The Best Spray Sunscreen of the Season

Leave it to Kiehl’s to one-up the spray sunscreen that you get at the drugstore. Some spray sunscreens that I’ve tried this season are fine mists that are almost too light – I don’t know if I’ve gotten enough coverage, and a little too often I’ve left spots uncovered and inadvertently gotten burned. But Kiehl’s […]

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Post-Stampede Grooming

If you were out and about this weekend in Calgary, you may have noticed that the city is quieter than ever.  Perhaps it’s in juxtaposition to the hubbub that was going on because of Stampede and other local events, as well as the amazing weather that seems to have gone on a vacation of its […]

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Thursday Threes: Philosophy’s Girls of Summer Gift Set

Nicely scented shower gels just for summer? Sign us up! Although Philosophy usually comes out with their gift sets in the summer, this year, they have one just for the summer too. The Girls of Summer gift set is three generously sized (6oz, though not full-sized) shower gels in three different scents that are summer-appropriate. […]

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Thursday Threes: Suncreen Options Better Than What You Used This Weekend

Did you run out of sunscreen last weekend? Or did you forget to even grab it because it’s tedious to apply? Well here are some new formulas that are better than what you have lying around – grab them before your weekend activities. They’re all from L’Oreal Paris; their new line of Sublime Sun products […]

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Streaky, patchy Self-Tanner? Here’s what to do:

Self-tanners work best on top of smooth skin, so exfoliating before applying is very important. For the tan to continue looking great, it’s also important to exfoliate a couple of days after application so that the skin sloughs off evenly and the tan continues to look smooth. St. Tropez recommends their own Tan Enhancing Body […]

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Nuxe Huile Prodigeuse

I can’t believe I’m saying this, but actually, in all my time as beauty blogger, I hadn’t tried the infamous Nuxe Huile Prodigeuse. I think it’s because I’d always seen it at Shoppers Drug Mart (they always carried French pharmacy products way before it was trendy to do so) and so I just didn’t give […]

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The ONLY After-Sun Lotion I Like

…you’ll want to pick this up before your weekend begins. Too often, “After-Sun” lotions are too light, not moisturizing enough, and made up of alcohol so that they feel cool on the skin.  That’s why, I seldom review them because I never use them myself. But here’s one I like, because it’s lightly moisturizing.  Moisturizing […]

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Clinique Even Better Essence Lotion

It’s summer, and you definitely don’t want to be packing on the moisturizer, but at the same time, your skin needs a little something besides sunscreen. If that describes you (and it certainly describes my oil-prone summer skin), then you need to get your hands on Clinique’s Even Better Essence Lotion ($37), which actually comes […]

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New Philosophy Time in a Bottle for Eyes

Truth: I’m not much of an eye cream person, and it’s really too bad because when people find out that I “know” beauty, they always ask me for a good eye cream.  I just really don’t have dry skin under my eyes, and I realized a long time ago that the only remedy for bad […]

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Thursday Twos: Olay’s CC Creams for The Eyes

No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you: instead of three products to compare, today I’m just doing two. When I saw that Olay had two CC creams for the eye area, I of course thought to compare check them out and compare them. You should know: they’re both awesome. Light, brightening, with almost no coverage, they […]

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