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 […]

Favourite Spring/Summer 2014 Blushes

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For me every season is defined by a particular beauty product: fall is lipstick, winter is eye shadow (all those Christmas palettes!) and Spring is blush and Summer is highlighter. It is not until the past couple of years that I have become a real blush fiend. I use to think that NARS was the […]

Not Meant to Be: Urban Decay Naked3 Palette

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The makeup stars were never aligned for me and the Urban Decay Naked3 Palette to be destined. I stalked Sephora until this palette was released on December 5th and even used my precious VIB discount because I was determined to love it. Almost three weeks later (don’t even GET ME STARTED on Sephora’s shipping track […]

Brand Spotlight and Exclusive 10% Discount Code: Studio Gear Holiday Smokey Eye Palette

Studio Gear Holiday Smokey Eye Palette

Studio Gear Cosmetics is a prestigous cosmetics brand featuring a full collection of professional makeup brushes, revolutionalizing complexion formulas, and a wide selection of color products for the eyes, cheeks, and lips. This is a line created true to the concept that every woman deserves professional, high quality cosmetics at a reasonable price. The simplicity […]

Review and Swatches: Too Faced Bronzed & Poreless Pore Perfecting Bronzer


The Too Faced Hello Sunshine Collection for Summer 2013 features two new bronzers: Endless Summer 16+ Hour Long-Wear Bronzer and the Bronzed & Poreless Pore Perfecting Bronzer. The former is a perfect shade for fair skinned ladies who are looking for radiant skin and natural all-over glow. Too Faced claims that this bronzer minimizes the appearance of pores, […]

Review and Swatches: It Cosmetics Vitality Cheek Flush in Pretty in Peony


I wear minimal makeup to work…well at least my version of minimal which still includes a good coverage foundation, copious amounts of mascara and a wash of neutral cream shadow. I can skip the brow powder, the eyeshadow, the liner and, yes, even the lipstick (in favour of a tinted lip balm), but I can never skip blush. Nuh […]

It Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer is “Amazeballs”


Working hand in hand with the leading plastic surgeons in Brazil, Bye Bye Under Eye was created as a full coverage, highly pigmented anti-aging concealer that utilizes truly innovative technology and ingredients – giving women the power to finally say “bye –bye!” to stubborn under-eye issues. Bye Bye Under Eye offers a waterproof, yet moisturizing, […]

Clinique Unveils a New Consumer Inspired Shopping Concept at The Bay Downtown Vancouver

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  “The beauty of Clinique service as you like it is that this approach allows consumers to customize their shopping experience based on their particular needs and preferences on any given occasion,” says Artur Klepacz, Brand Manager for Clinique Canada. “We want to give people the freedom to have great service on their […]

LUSH Makes It Possible To Smell Good and Do Good At the Same Time With New FUN Line


‘Tis the season for giving and giving back, so why not combine the two?  LUSH has a variety of items that will give back all year long, make the recipients smile from ear-to-ear, and provide seriously sensational skin! Check out these fantastic finds that are not only FUN to use and softening to the skin, […]