Sunday, January 31, 2016

Ole Henriksen Truth Sugar Glow Polishing Mask: Review

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Ole Henriksen Truth Sugar Glow Polishing Mask: Review
Spankin' new from Ole Henriksen is an amazing face scrub and mask hybrid called the Truth Sugar Glow Polishing Mask ($55 CAD). Made with raw sugar and pomegranate seeds that polish away dead skin and honey and rose hips that hydrate and nourish, this polishing mask is also packed with a plethora of plant extracts from pumpkin, rooibos, and kelp. To read more about this fabulous scrub, click......
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Saturday, January 30, 2016

Dior Spring 2016 Diorskin Nude Air Glowing Gardens Illuminating Powder in "001 Glowing Pink": Review and Swatches

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Inspired by the blooming flowers of the spring garden, Dior's Spring 2016 Collection includes two new Diorskin Nude Air Glowing Gardens Illuminating Powders ($64 CAD). Formulated with sweet orange extract and vitamins, this highlighter promises to highlight and radiate the skin. To see some swatches of "001 Glowing Pink", click.......
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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Lush Valentine's Day 2016 Collection: Review

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Whether or not you celebrate Valentine's Day, the new Lush Valentine's Day Collection is worth checking out! Full of yummy and pink goodies, the limited edition range is available in stores now! To read a bit about all the products, click.......
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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Kat Burki Vitamin C Nourishing Cleansing Balm: Review

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Hey everyone, I hope your day is going well! Today I have a review of an exciting upcoming release from my new favorite skin care brand Kat Burki. Formulated with a concoction of vitamin C (15%) and cold-pressed plant oils, the Vitamin C Nourishing Cleansing Balm ($94 CAD) promises to "plump, hydrate, and brighten" the skin. To read all about this new cleanser, click.......
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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Estee Lauder Little Black Liner: Review and Swatches

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As you may know, I've been a devoted fan of gel eyeliners for years but ever since I tried the Kat Von D Ink Liner, my interest in liquid liners has once again been revived. So today I want to share with you my review of the Estee Lauder Little Black Liner ($34 CAD). Dual-ended with an ultra-fine felt tip and a flat marker tip, the liner promises complete customization and control. To see some swatches and read my review, click.......
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Monday, January 25, 2016

NARS Spring 2016 Novelle Vogue Collection Hammamet Duo Eyeshadow, Vida Loca Lipstick & Banned Red Lipstick: Review and Swatches

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Hi everyone, happy Monday! Today I have some beautiful spring colors from NARS to share with you. The Spring 2016 Novelle Vogue Collection consists of some fresh and soft colors such as the Hammamet Duo Eyeshadow ($38 CAD, limited edition), the Vida Loca Lip Gloss ($34 CAD, limited edition), and the Banned Red Lipstick ($36 CAD). To see some swatches, click.......
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Sunday, January 24, 2016

YSL Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat Foundation Brush: Review

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YSL Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat Foundation Brush: Review
When it comes to foundation brushes, I am really not a fan. Streaky, wasteful, and sometimes scratchy on the face, foundation brushes simply have no place in my makeup drawer. However, I've recently tested out the Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat Foundation Brush ($54 CAD) and I have to admit that I am beyond impressed! Specially designed with a Y-shaped reservoir, this foundation brush promises a flawless and seamless application. So what makes this brush so impressive? Read all about it here........
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Saturday, January 23, 2016

Clarins Mission Perfection Serum, Multi-Active Day & Night Creams: Review

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A few months ago, I had the pleasure of attending a Clarins Spring preview event where I learned all about the brand's new skincare products. The big players this season are definitely the Mission Perfection Serum ($68 CAD) and the Multi-Active Day & Night duo ($52 CAD & $55 CAD). I've been testing them out for several weeks now so I want to share with you my thoughts today. To read on, click.......
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Friday, January 22, 2016

MAC Dita Von Teese Lipstick: Review and Swatches

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In the recent months, MAC seemed to have had a ton of celebrity collaborations and the Dita Von Teese partnership definitely received a lot of buzz. Well known for her burlesque work, Dita Von Teese has teamed up with MAC for a special Von Teese Lipstick ($21.50 CAD) to celebrate the release of her Your Beauty Mark book. To see some swatches of this "vivid tomato red", click........
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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Pou~Pourri Lavender Vanilla Before-You-Go Toilet Spray: Review

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Hi y'all! Today I have a fun, non-beauty related post to share with you! Nail Polish Canada recently started carrying Pou~Pourri ($12.95 CAD for 59ml or $17.95 CAD for 118ml) and the team generously offered to send over a bottle. I've seen these cheeky and fun toilet sprays in various novelty stores before and have always been a bit curious so I couldn't say no. So is this Go-Before-You-Go Toilet Spray a mere gag gift or will it really leave your toilet smelling better than you've found it? Read on to find out......
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Monday, January 18, 2016

Rimmel The Only 1 Lipstick Collection: Review and Swatches

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Buckle in everyone because today I am swatching up the new Rimmel London The Only 1 Lipsticks ($8.99 CAD). With 12 vibrant and pigmented shades, this collection promises a lightweight, comfortable, and long-lasting wear. To see my swatches and review of all 12 shades, click.......
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Sunday, January 17, 2016

THEFACESHOP Protect Me! Hand Creams: Review

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There's no doubt that Korean beauty brands have some of the cutest packagings around but I never imagined myself falling head-over-heel in love with these adorable little hand creams from THEFACESHOP. Housed in the most charming packaging, the Protect Me! Hand Creams will certainly become the sweetest accessory inside your purse. To read more about these darlings, click.......
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Saturday, January 16, 2016

Lush Movis Facial Soap: Review

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Lush is definitely a daring innovator when it comes to skincare and bath products. So when I saw the Movis Facial Soap ($9.95 CAD), a strange face cleanser shaped like a slice of whole wheat bread, I knew I had to give it a try. Made with actual wholemeal bread, coconut oil, sugar, sunflower oil, wheatgerm oil, wheat bran, wheat germ, and cocoa butter, Movis promises to gently exfoliate and nourish the skin. To read all about it, click.......
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Friday, January 15, 2016

Charlotte Tilbury Mini Miracle Eye Wand: Review and Swatches

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Any makeup product that promises to make me look more awake and glowy is a must-try in my book so I was pretty excited to test drive the Charlotte Tilbury Mini Miracle Eye Wand ($55 CAD). Duo-ended to include a hydrating eye cream, this highlighting pen promises to brighten tired eyes, conceal dark circles, and reduce the appearance of fine lines. To read more about it and see some swatches, click......
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Wednesday, January 13, 2016

MAC Viva Glam Ariana Grande Lipstick & Lipglass: Review and Swatches

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I always get so excited when MAC comes out with a new Viva Glam collection and for Spring 2016, the brand is partnering up with the fabulous diva singer Ariana Grande for a Lipstick and Lipglass duo. With every cent of the sales going towards the MAC Viva Glam AIDS Fund, the Viva Glam Ariana Grande Lipstick ($20 CAD) and Lipglass ($18 CAD) are available for a limited time. To see some swatches of both, click.......
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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Lush Rub Rub Rub Shower Scrub Bar: Review

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Lush Rub Rub Rub Shower Scrub: Review
After falling completely in love with the Lush limited-edition Salt and Peppermint Bark Body Scrub, I could not resist from trying the new Rub Rub Rub Shower Scrub Bar ($9.95 CAD). Made with fine sea salt, illipe butter, and cupuacu butter, this bar has a soft floral scent that's a blend of jasmine, mimosa, and orange flower. So how did this live up to my expectation? Read on to find out......
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Monday, January 11, 2016

THEFACESHOP Ink Lipquid Lip Stain in "RD01 Apple Red" & "PK03 Shah Pink": Review and Swatches

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As you know, I love lip products of all kinds so I was excited to try out the very intriguing Ink Lipquid ($25 CAD) all-in-one lipstick, gloss and tints from THEFACESHOP. Available in 12 different shades, the Ink Lipquids promise a whopping 12 hours of wear. So how do they live up to their claim? Read on to find out......
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Sunday, January 10, 2016

Formula X #ColorCurators Song of Style, Patrick Starrr & Cupcakes and Cashmere Collection: Review and Swatches

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For 2016, Formula X is debuting an exciting 12-month project called the #ColorCurators Collection. For every month of the year, the brand will collaborate with a special style or beauty influencer to release a three-polish collection. Today I have the polishes from the January (Aimee Song from Song of Style), February (Patrick Starrr), and March (Emily Schuman from Cupcakes and Cashmere) series to share with you. To see some swatches and my review of the formulation, click.......
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Saturday, January 9, 2016

Pür Eye Polish Base + Top Coat in "Silk": Review and Swatches

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When it comes to underrated makeup brands, Pür definitely comes to my mind. I feel like this is a brand that needs a much wider and bigger fan base, especially after trying out their Eye Polish Base + Top Coat ($32 CAD) eyeshadow. So without further ado, let's take a look at this liquid shadow that promises intense color and long-lasting wear......
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Friday, January 8, 2016

Clarins Spring 2016 Joli Rouge Brillant in "27 Hot Fuchsia", Rouge Eclat in "26 Rose Praline" & "Instant Light Natural Lip Perfector in "08 Plum Shimmer": Review and Swatches

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For Spring 2016, Clarins has a ton of new shade additions to its beloved lip product ranges. Today I have swatches and reviews of the Joli Rouge Brillant in "27 Rouge Brillant" ($28 CAD), Rouge Eclat in "26 Rose Praline" ($28 CAD), and the Instant Light Natural Lip Perfector in "08 Plum Shimmer" ($20 CAD). To read on, click.......
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Wednesday, January 6, 2016

MAC Viva Glam Miley Cyrus II Lipstick & Lipglass: Review and Swatches

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Not too long ago, MAC collaborated with the outspoken pop rebel Miley Cyrus for a couple of beautiful lip colors for the Viva Glam campaign. The colors were so well-received that Miley is back for another duo. With every cent of the sales going towards the MAC Viva Glam AIDS Fund, the Viva Glam Miley II Lipstick ($20 CAD) and Lipglass ($18 CAD) are available for a limited time. To see some swatches of both, click.......
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Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Revlon One-Step Ionic Hair Dryer and Styler: Review

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New from Revlon comes an ingenious two-in-one device called the One-Step Ionic Hair Dryer and Styler ($59.99 CAD). An innovative hair tool that combines a hair brush and a hair dryer, the One-Step Dryer and Styler promises to shorten your hair routine by allowing you to blow dry and style all in one go. So does this device sound as cool as it looks? Read on to find out, click.......
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Monday, January 4, 2016

Jack Black Moisture Therapy Lip Balm SPF 25 in "Black Tea": Review

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I've heard nothing but rave reviews about the Jack Black Moisture Therapy SPF 25 Lip Balms ($9 CAD) but because I've never been a fan of liquid lip balms, I held off on giving one a try. A month or so ago, though, I finally started using the "Black Tea" flavored balm and I've been loving it a lot. Today I'm sharing my thoughts on the formulation. To read on, click.......
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Sunday, January 3, 2016

MAC Huggable Glass Lip Gloss: Review and Swatches

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Not too long ago after the success of the Huggable Lipcolor lipsticks, MAC introduced a line of creamy and soft lip glosses called the Huggable Glass ($24 CAD, Limited Edition). Full of pretty spring colors, the glosses have a "dual-phase" formulation that promises shine and comfort. To see some swatches and my review, click.......
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Saturday, January 2, 2016

Drybar Mudslide Nourishing Hair Mask: Review

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Earlier in 2015, the beloved California-based blowout salon Drybar has finally arrived at Sephora. With a full range of luxury hair care products, Drybar is all about healthy hair and fabulous blowouts. I've been testing out some of the brand's bestsellers and today I have a full review of the Drybar Mudslight Nourishing Hair Mask ($47.50 CAD). To read on, click.......
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Friday, January 1, 2016

Clarins Spring 2016 5-Color Eyeshadow Palette in "03 Natural Glow": Review and Swatches

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Happy 2016 everyone, I hope your day is off to a good start! For Spring 2016, Clarins has a new limited edition eyeshadow palette called the Natural Glow Eye Palette ($39 CAD). With five beautiful and fresh spring neutrals, the shadows are enriched with plant extracts and minerals that promise an intense pigmentation. To see some swatches, click.......
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