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 […]

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 […]

Get the Look: NARS “Night Caller” Fall 2014 Collection

Get the Look Nars Fall 2014

To achieve the campaign look from the NARS Fall 2014 Color Collection, apply Instant Line & Pore Perfector around the eyes and face where needed to instantly smooth any fine lines or pores. Prepare skin with Light Optimizing Primer SPF15 to create a seamless canvas. Using a sponge, dab Siberia Radiant Cream Compact Foundation to the […]

Preview: NARS “Night Caller” Fall 2014 Color Collection

NARS Fall 2014 Color Collection

On August 1, NARS released their Fall 2014 Colour Collection called Night Caller. A bold, yet tender palette, NARS introduces a complete and cohesive assortment of products that will highlight and accentuate all your features. Eyes shine in amethyst and quartz shadows while intense black liners flecked with rich purple, gold, and green pearl provide intriguing […]

Review: Real Techniques New Miracle Complexion Sponge


I’m just not a sponge person. There’s no way around it and no sponge out there that will change my mind. For foundation I always grab a duo fibre or stippling brush, Real Techniques being amongst my favourite of this style. I think that the form of the new sponge is clever and certainly competitive […]

MAKE UP FOREVER Celebrates 30 Years With New Artist Shadow Collection

Make up forever artist shadow

In celebration of the brand’s 30th Anniversary, MAKE UP FOR EVER is revolutionizing the product that made it world famous. Introducing the Artist Shadow range, a collection of 210 highly pigmented eye shadows with superior blendability and intense even colour payoff. This vast range of shades offers endless possibilities and the ability to create infinite […]