NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation Review

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A few months ago I attended a launch event at Sephora for the NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation. Could they have fit more words in to the name of this foundation? I won’t gripe about it too much since the descriptors are all pretty spot on. I ended up hauling home the whole prescribed face routine after the requisite […]

Guest Post: DIY Beauty-A Lavender Infused Coconut Oil Hair Treatment


“Applied topically, coconut oil actually does a few things for your hair. First, it nourishes the hair shaft to create a vibrant sheen. It also conditions the hair to restore moisture and repair damage,” explains Wendy Rose Gould beauty expert for hair tutorial and advice site “Also, when applied at the scalp, it can […]

Get the Look: Emma Stone at the 2015 Oscars


Emma Stone. This young woman is such a breath of fresh air on every red carpet. She leads with her personality and wows with her breathtaking natural beauty. The REVLON Global Brand Ambassador and Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominee owned the red carpet (was there ever any doubt) with makeup and fashion that were pure […]

Get the Look: Lady Gaga at 2015 Oscars by NARS


Makeup artist by Sarah Tanno for NARS created an exquisite look for “Dear Lady Gaga” last night (thank Julie Andrews for that new meme). I am obsessed with her flawless complexion and statement lip using some of my all time favourite NARS products. If she hadn’t worn those stinkin’ red kitchen gloves, this whole look would […]

Favourite Mascaras of the Season


Hard truth: a mascara can make or break your eye look. You can take painstaking precautions when applying, blending, and lining your eyeshadow and liner, but one smudge, shed or clump of mascara and all your efforts are for naught. This season I have been favouring three mascaras that are now permanent staples in my routine. The […]

Taking a Page out of Murad’s Book

Murad skincare review

I consider myself somewhat of an aficionado of skincare for acne prone skin. I think I have tried nearly every acne targeted skincare line on the market, both natural and clinical. Some have worked very well and others failed so sensationally that the only joy was the satisfying clink as they hit the bottom of the […]

GIVEAWAY and Tutorial: Jet Set in to Fall with REVLON


REVLON wants you to Jet Set in to Fall with their passport of city inspired looks. They sent several Canadian bloggers (including yours truly) a signature look in a box and are offering our readers the opportunity to win their own box to recreate the look.  The look I was assigned was the burnt red lip and […]

Spa Spotlight: Eccotique’s New Aveda Double Exfoliation Facial

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When your professional life is stressing you to the point of acute acid reflux and full on skin rebellion (hello 3 month teacher strike), there is nothing more covetable than a languorous afternoon at the spa. I am so thankful that Eccotique extended an invitation to experience their new “yet-unnamed” Aveda double exfoliation facial. Not […]

Get the Look: Marchesa SS15 London Fashion Week by Revlon


WHO: Makeup by Revlon Global Artistic Director, Gucci Westman Nails by Revlon UK Nail Ambassador, Jenny Longworth WHAT: Make Up by Revlon Global Artistic Director, Gucci Westman: “This look was all about bohemian glamour. Taking inspiration from Kate Moss at Glastonbury, I created a look that was effortlessly beautiful. Using Revlon ColorStay Make Up to […]