Sunday, April 30, 2017

Dior Addict Lip Tattoo Long-Wear Colored Tint: Review and Swatches

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Dior Addict Lip Tattoo Long-Wear Colored Tint: Review and Swatches
Coming this May, Dior has some exciting new lip products! Boasting six mouth-watering summer-ready shades, the Dior Addict Lip Tattoo Long-Wear Colored Tint ($36 CAD) features a weightless and long-lasting formulation that packs a punch of color. To see some swatches and read my review of the formulation, click.....
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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Avon Oval Makeup Brushes: Review

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Avon Oval Makeup Brushes: Review
Even if you only occasionally follow beauty trends, you'd know that oval makeup brushes are all the rage! From brands like MAC to Artis, oval brushes are popping up everywhere and today I want to share with you my review of the Avon Oval Makeup Brushes ($50 CAD/Set). To read all about these, click......
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Friday, April 28, 2017

Too Faced Love Light Prismatic Highlighter: Review and Swatches

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Too Faced Love Light Prismatic Highlighter: Review and Swatches
New from Too Faced come a gorgeous trio of baked highlighters called the Love Light Prismatic Highlighter ($38 CAD). Available in a classic champagne, a pretty rose gold, and an all-out gold, the highlighters promise a buildable pearlescent glow. However, the makeup community seems pretty split on the formulation so to break it down for you, I have some swatches and a review to share......
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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Tarte The Lip Architect Lipstick & Liner: Review and Swatches

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Tarte The Lip Architect Lipstick & Liner: Review and Swatches
Tarte is churning out tons of new releases this season and The Lip Architect Lipstick & Liner ($31 CAD) has certainly caught my eyes! I rarely use lip liners and the main reason is that it's hard to find shades that exactly match my favorite lipsticks. Well, Tarte is making things simple with a two-in-one lip product that holds a matching lip liner and lipstick. To see some swatches of all six shades available and read my review, click......
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Too Faced Natural Love Ultimate Neutral Eye Palette: Review and Swatches

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Too Faced Natural Love Palette: Review and Swatches
Right in time for the spring blooms and warmer weather, Too Faced has a stunning 30-shade neutral eyeshadow collection called the Natural Love Ultimate Neutral Eye Palette ($69 CAD). With 13 iconic shades and 17 never-before-seen neutrals, the palette is an absolute dream for any makeup lover. To see some swatches and read my review of the formulation, click......
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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear Camouflage Concealer: Review and Swatches

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Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear Camouflage Concealer in "090 Ivoire N" & "215 Buff N": Review and Swatches
In addition to the recent Teint Idole Ultra 24H Foundation shade extension (read my review here), Lancome is introducing a complementary concealer collection called the Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear Camouflage Concealer ($37 CAD). Available in 16 shades, this new concealer promises a high coverage and a smooth creme-fluid formulation. To see some swatches and read my review, click......
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Monday, April 24, 2017

Urban Decay Vice Special Effects Long-Lasting Water-Resistant Lip Topcoat: Review and Swatches

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Urban Decay Vice Special Effects Long-Lasting Water-Resistant Lip Topcoat: Review and Swatches
If you love doing your nails, then you know how much fun glitter topcoats can be! For Summer 2017, Urban Decay has a brand new lip line that takes on the idea of topcoat for lips. Available in 12 dazzling shades, the Vice Special Effects Long-Lasting Water-Resistant Lip Topcoats ($21 CAD) add some serious glitz and glam to any lip color. To see some swatches and read my review, click......
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Sunday, April 23, 2017

Pixi Peel & Polish: Review

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Pixi Peel & Polish: Review
Aside from the famed Glow Tonic (reviewed here), Pixi has quite a number of other skin care products that also deserve some love. So today, I want to talk about Peel & Polish ($34 CAD). A dual-action peeling and scrubbing mask, Peel & Polish contains 6% lactic acid and a myriad of other skin-loving ingredients that will help reveal radiant and baby-soft skin. To read my full review, click......
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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Chanel Summer 2017 Cruise Collection: Review and Swatches

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Chanel Summer 2017 Cruise Collection: Review and Swatches
Well, this proves it! Chanel can do no wrong! While summer makeup collections usually call for brights and neons, Chanel is keeping it oh-so-lovely and classy with the new Summer 2017 Cruise Collection. To see some swatches and read my reviews of a few key pieces, click......
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Friday, April 21, 2017

Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Vol.II Eyeshadow Palette: Review and Swatches

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Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Vol. II Eyeshadow Palette: Review and Swatches
Released last summer, the Rainforest of the Sea Eyeshadow Palette was a huge hit, selling out within weeks of initial release (Tarte has fortunately restocked it since). So for Summer 2017, Tarte is releasing a second version aptly named the Rainforest of the Sea Vol. II Eyeshadow Palette ($47 CAD). Offering up eight brand new everyday nudes, the palette certainly has a lot to live up to. So how does it compare to the original? Read my review to find out......
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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Clean Ultimate Beach Day & Lovegrass: Review

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Clean Ultimate Beach Day Eau de Toilette & Lovegrass Eau de Parfum: Review
For Spring and Summer 2017, Clean is releasing two brand new fragrances that will surely get you ready for the sunny weather ahead! Boasting notes like mandarin orange, white rose, and marine accords, Ultimate Beach Day is literally beach in a bottle while Lovegrass is a fresh and invigorating citrus bomb. To read my reviews on both, click......
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Tarte Summer 2017 Rainforest of the Sea Skin Twinkle Lighting Palette Vol.II & Twinkle Stick Highlighters: Review and Swatches

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Tarte Summer 2017 Rainforest of the Sea Skin Twinkle Lighting Palette Vol.II & Twinkle Stick Highlighters: Review and Swatches
Tarte is bringing new additions to its beloved Rainforest of the Sea Collection and the Skin Twinkle Lighting Palette Vol.II ($50 CAD) and the Twinkle Stick Highlighters ($38 CAD each) are here to help you glow like a mermaid. To see some swatches and read my review, click......
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Givenchy Prisme Blush Highlight & Structure Powder Blush Duo: Review and Swatches

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Givenchy Prisme Blush Highlight & Structure Powder Blush Duo: Review and Swatches
For Spring 2017, Givenchy has a new line of powder blushes designed to define and sculpt the cheeks. With a silky and smooth formulation adjustable intensity, the Prisme Blush Highlight & Structure Powder Blush Duo ($55 CAD) is available in six gorgeous shades. To see some swatches and read my review, click......
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Monday, April 17, 2017

Tarte Summer 2017 Make Believe in Yourself Collection: Review and Swatches

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Tarte Summer 2017 Make Believe in Yourself Collection: Review and Swatches
Although I wouldn't describe myself as a girly girl, there's something about rainbows and unicorns that just makes me weak in the knees! So imagine my delight upon seeing the new Tarte Summer 2017 Make Believe in Yourself Collection. Available now in stores and online, this whimsical collection is full of colors, sparkles, and magic. To see my swatches and read my reviews, click......
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Sunday, April 16, 2017

Bliss Mask-a-'Peel' Complexion Clearing Rubberizing Mask: Review

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Bliss Mask-a-'Peel' Complexion Clearing Rubberizing Mask: Review
You know cream masks, sheet masks, clay masks, peeling masks, and bubble masks, but have you heard of rubberizing masks? Well as strange as they may sound, the rubberizing masks from Bliss may just be the next big thing. Made with diatomaceous earth and seaweed extract, the Mask-a-'Peel' Complexion Clearing Rubberizing Mask ($15 CAD each or $38 CAD for 3) starts off as a powder and turns into a thick gummy slurry that sets to a rubber texture. To read my review and see it in action, click......
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Saturday, April 15, 2017

Guerlain Mon Guerlain Eau de Parfum: Review

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Guerlain Mon Guerlain Eau de Parfum: Review
Guerlain has a big fragrance launch this year and as you may already know, its spokesperson is none other than the beautiful Angelina Jolie. Made with priced raw ingredients sourced from all over the world, Mon Guerlain Eau de Parfum ($119 CAD for 50ml) is described as a warm and sensual fragrance. To read my review, click.......
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Friday, April 14, 2017

My Trip to Phoenix Arizona | What I Ate

What to Eat in Phoenix Arizona
Last month, my boyfriend had a conference in Phoenix and it just so coincided with my spring break. Because I've never visited Phoenix before, I decided to tag along! In terms of tourist attractions, Phoenix left much to be desired but we did hit up quite a few amazing restaurants. To read about what I chomped down, click......
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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Make Up For Ever Artist Liquid Matte Lipstick: Review and Swatches

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Make Up For Ever Artist Liquid Matte Lipstick: Review and Swatches
Guess who is jumping on the liquid lipstick train? Make Up For Ever! For Spring 2017, the brand is introducing a six-shade Artist Liquid Matte Lipstick ($25 CAD) collection. With some ultra-wearable nudes, the range promises a true matte finish and a long-staying wear. To see some swatches and read my review, click......
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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Givenchy Couture Edition 2017 Collection: Review and Swatches

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Givenchy Couture Edition 2017 Collection: Review and Swatches
When it comes to luxury beauty products, Givenchy has a lot to offer and its yearly Couture Edition Collection is always a hot seller. This year, the brand is steering away from the more feminine floral patterns and opted for a simple black and white graphic design. To see some close-ups of the 2017 Couture Edition Collection and some swatches of the "315 Framboise Velours" Le Rouge, click......
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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

NARS NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette: Review and Swatches

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NARS NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette: Review and Swatches
Nude eyeshadow palettes seem to be making a resurgence this season. Just last week I reviewed the newly released Stila Matte 'n Metal palette and today I have for you the new NARS NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette ($74 CAD). Boasting 12 essential everyday nudes with a rich and pigmented formulation, the palette is bound to be a hot seller. To see some swatches, click......
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Monday, April 10, 2017

Buxom Plumpline Lip Liner: Review and Swatches

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Buxom Plumpline Lip Liner: Review and Swatches
New for 2017, Buxom is "cracking the code to undercover lip color" with the Plumplin Lip Liner ($20 CAD) collection. With a chubby design that allows easy lining, shaping, and filling, the lip liner is available in 20 plumping shades. I rarely use lip liners but I have been really enjoying the superb pigmentation and wear of these guys. To read my review and see some swatches, click......
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Sunday, April 9, 2017

Marc Jacobs Daisy Kiss & Daisy Eau So Fresh Kiss: Review

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Marc Jacobs Daisy Kiss & Daisy Eau So Fresh Kiss: Review
The Marc Jacobs Daisy fragrance family is ever growing and for Spring 2017, both Daisy and Daisy Eau So Fresh has a limited edition "Kiss" version. Boasting a peony and rose center, the fragrances are packaged in the most beautiful pink bottle. To read my review for the scents, click.......
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Saturday, April 8, 2017

Lush Easter 2017 Gift Guide

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LUSH Easter 2017 Gift Guide
If we discount Christmas, Easter is arguably the best time at Lush and for 2017, the cruelty-free and handmade company has quite a few amazing bath and body products available for Easter. To see a few picks from the collection, click......
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Friday, April 7, 2017

Get Masking with Masque BAR by Look Beauty!

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Masque BAR by Look Beauty Review
If you've been reading the blog for a while, you'll know that I love masks! So when Masque BAR by Look Beauty senr over a bunch of their masks, I took some time off and pampered myself from head to toe. To read about the masks I've tried, click......
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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Burt's Bees Flavour Crystals Lip Balm: Review

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Burt's Bees Flavour Crystals Lip Balm: Review
New for Spring/Summer 2017, Burt's Bees is introducing two brand new lip balms that are "packed with small crystals of dried, concentrated juice" designed to "capture the experience of your favorite juicy summer treat in a pocket size burst of flavor". Intrigued? You better be! To read my review of the Flavour Crystals Lip Balm ($4.89 CAD), click......
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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Beautycounter | Beautycounter+ Balancing Skincare Collection: Review

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Beautycounter+ Balancing Skincare Collection: Review
For Spring 2017, Beautycounter is revamping its core skincare collection with the introduction of three different targeted Beautycounter+ Collections ($160 CAD/set). Each addressing a different need (No. 1 for brightening, No. 2 for plumping, and No. 3 for balancing), the collections are formulated with clean and safe ingredients designed to enhance your daily skin regimen. Because I have combination to oily skin, I've been giving the No. 3 Balancing Collection a try and today I want to share with you my thoughts. To read on, click......
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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Clinique BIY Blend It Yourself Pigment Drops: Review and Swatches

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Clinique BIY Blend It Yourself Pigment Drops: Review and Swatches
New from Clinique comes a line of customizable liquid pigment drops that you can mix with your favorite moisturizer! Aptly named the BIY Blend It Yourself Pigment Drops ($44 CAD each), these potent foundation mixers are available in 11 shades. To see how they perform and check out some swatches, click......
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Monday, April 3, 2017

Stila Matte 'n Metal Eyeshadow Palette: Review and Swatches

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Stila Matte 'n Metal Eyeshadow Palette: Review and Swatches
With the release of the much-raved Magnificent Metals Glitter & Glow Liquid Eyeshadow, Stila has definitely been upping its game this spring! In addition to the beloved glitter shadows, the brand is also releasing a 12-shade, luxurious neutrals palette called the Matte 'n Metal Eyeshadow Palette ($64 CAD). To see some swatches and read my review, click......
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Saturday, April 1, 2017

Chloe Love Story Eau Sensuelle: Review

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Chloe Love Story Eau Sensuelle: Review
For Spring 2017, Chloe is adding a new member to the Love Story fragrance family! Boasting sparkling notes of lemon, yuzu, and pear, Love Story Eau Sensuelle ($112 CAD) offers up a softer, more delicate take on the original. To read all about this romantic fragrance, click......
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