Holiday 2013 Gift Guide: Bath and Body

Holiday 2013 Gift Guide Bath and Body

There are few indulgences more luxurious than pampering your skin with sweet smelling and soothing soaps and creams. Whether you prefer to smell like a freshly baked French macaron (looking at you Laura Mercier) or prefer the fresher natural scents of nature (that’s all you KORRES), there is something to offer every women this season. […]

Stocking Stuffer: Revlon Evening Opulence Nail Enamels

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The stars of Revlon’s Evening Opulence by Gucci Westman for Holiday 2013 are the nail enamels and the lip glosses. The latter will be given their own accolade laden post which means we can focus on the former now. The loveliest nail polishes I have encountered from a drugstore brand this season are the enamels […]

Get the Look: The Evening Opulence Collection by Gucci Westman for Revlon Holiday 2013


The much anticipated Holiday 2013 colour collection by Revlon Global Artistic Director Gucci Westman is a celebration of makeup, bringing together a dazzling palette of rich purples, feminine violets and emeralds for the eyes, glistening plums and fuchsias for the lips, and graphites and matte sparkles for the ultimate nail jewels. I pictured a luxurious […]

Stocking Stuffer: China Glaze Touch of Twinkle Set

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For this season’s holiday season, China Glaze has put out 2 nail polish trios that are full of seasonal glitter and goodness. A Touch of Twinkle contains 3 full-size polishes: Be Merry- Be Bright, Santa Red My List and Just Be-Claws.  Both Santa Red My List and Just Be-Claws are opaque with one pass of the brush […]

Holiday 2013 Gift Guide: For the Palette Lover

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Urban Decay Naked3 Palette, $65 CAD Laura Mercier Luxe Colour Portfolio, $90 CAD Too Faced The Chocolate Bar Eye Palette, $55 CAD Makeup Forever Midnight Glow Palette, $48 CAD Too Faced Joy to the Girls, $45 CAD Dior Holiday Couture Collection, $90 CAD Smashbox Full Exposure Palette, $58 CAD Marc Jacobs No 7 The Tease, […]

MAKEUP FOREVER Holiday 2013 Midnight Glow Collection

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Sparkle like the nighttime sky this holiday season with glittering eyes, and glossy lips from MAKE UP FOR EVER. Inspired by the glistening effect of the winter moonlight, our limited edition Midnight Glow Palette, Aqua Rouge, Strass and Glitter delivers a luminous look. Midnight Glow Eye Shadow Palette ($48) This limited edition palette offers pearly […]

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 […]

Beauty Dilemma: Guy Bourdin for NARS Holiday 2013. To keep or not to keep?

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Aside from Mario Testino and Annie Leibovitz (both of whom I adore) I really pay no mind to fashion photographers. I am much more of a travel and culture photography buff, so the name Guy Bourdin did not resonate with me nor motivate me to purchase anything from the NARS collaboration. I bought the blush […]

Laura Mercier Artist Palette for Holiday 2013

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Last year I became positively smitten with Laura Mercier’s Artist Palette and ventured so far as to call it palette of the year. As with all limited edition products from this stellar brand, it didn’t stay in-stock long. But great news! Laura Mercier has released another Artist’s Palette for this holiday season that has 4 repeated shades […]