You know you’re in the midst of summer when you’re craving neon nails! I’m a little neon obsessed so the idea of a hot neon manicure is right up my alley. Have you worked with neon nail polishes before? If yes, you’ll know that they can be a challenge as they can be: streaky, patchy, watery, too thin etc. In the world of neon polishes, there are…

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Summer Nail Vibes with OPI Tru Neons

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You know you’re in the midst of summer when you’re craving neon nails! I’m a little neon obsessed so the idea of a hot neon manicure is right up my alley. Have you worked with neon nail polishes before? If yes, you’ll know that they can be a challenge as they can be: streaky, patchy, watery, too thin etc. In the world of neon polishes, there are…

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Music Festival Survival Kit

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We’re right in the midst of festival season, but as my niece was asking for fashion and beauty advice for The Wayhome festival this weekend, I thought I would share some of the tips I gave her to prepare for the festival. Sunscreen Even if it’s raining and grey, you do not want to be without copious amounts of this stuff. Our skin is our…

My Nordstrom Sale Wish List!

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We’re one day away from one of the best annual sales that I look forward to every July! Sure it’s not Christmas, but I swear, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is the next best thing! What Is It? Like Boxing Day, or Black Friday, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale has select items that are on sale both in-store and online. The sale has already started for Nordstrom Card…

Brows Done Right – Benefit Cosmetics Brow Wow!

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You may remember my obsession over trying to fix my terribly over tweezed brows in the post GOODBYE TWEEZERS, HELLO BROWS where I showed you my favourite eyebrow products. Here we are, almost a year later and Benefit Cosmetics has just re-launched their Brow Collection, which is bigger and better than EVER! What’s New with Benefit Cosmetics Brows? The Packaging The new Benefit Cosmetics Brow Collection has gorgeous packaging with…

How To Fix a Broken Nail

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What’s your worst fear? A broken nail can be somewhat disastrous. Are you with me?Normally when I break a nail, I cut all my nails short and start again. That’s been my process for years, until recently when I discovered Kiss Fix It Up Silk Wrap Repair Kit. Kiss Fix It Up! Silk Wrap Repair Kit This kit contains everything you need to fix a broken…

Polka Dot Bikini Nail Art with OPI Retro Summer

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I don’t know what it is about summer, but one of the things I always add to my ‘must buy’ summer list – is a polka dot bikini! Maybe it’s the 1960 Brian Hyland Song “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini” that’s been covered more times than I can count, or the fact that I just love polka dots on bikinis – I never…

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Get You Wallet Ready for Urban Decay Vice Lipstick

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As a seriously obsessed lipstick junkie – I am beyond excited for the launch of Urban Decay Vice Lipstick! For those lipstick lovers like me, this is a SERIOUS problem for the wallet. What You Need To Know 100 Shades Many Inspired by other UD Products 6 Finishes: Mega Matte, Comfort Matte, Cream, Metallized, Sheer, Sheer Shimmer Price: $21 CAD/$17 USD 50 matching lip pencils…

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Your Guide to Finding the Perfect Sally Hansen Nail Polish

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As a polish junkie and self proclaimed ‘nailphile’, I like to think that I’m fairly knowledgeable when it comes to nail polish. One of the things that I like to do when I discover a new brand, a new colour, or even a new finish, is imagine who would look best in the nail polish. For example: Is she a fashionista who loves sporting the newest trend?…

Kylie Jenner is Making Me Want to Wear Blue Lipstick!

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Over the last six months or so, the threat of crazy 80s lip colours has gone from ruling the runways to ruling our makeup kits. From blue to black these crazy colours aren’t solely being marketed to the punk rockers and goths anymore, they’re aimed at everyday conservative makeup lovers like you and me. Since the launch of Kylie Jenner’s hit liquid lipstick empire almost broke the internet a…

What You Really Need Know About Sunscreen

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Summertime is heating up and that means another confusing trip to the sunscreen aisle. But not all sunscreens meet the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) criteria. A recent study found that 40 percent of top consumer rated sunscreens sold on Amazon did not adhere to AAD guidelines, including not being water and sweat resistant. Many others are also facing legal challenges alleging they are not…