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…

Gigi Hadid kills the MMVAs in Toronto

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Did you catch the 2016 Much Music Awards in Toronto on Sunday? If not, here’s a recap of host, IT girl and model, Gigi Hadid’s look. BEAUTY Makeup Credit: Patrick Ta for Maybelline New York Inspiration: “I was excited Gigi and I got to do this awards show together this year as she was the lead host! Gigi loves a fresh and natural look, but…

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Bold is Beautiful Project

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Every day I need to remind myself how lucky I am to be where I am in life. Though I struggle with depression, I’ve managed to create a life around me that I can be proud of – I live in a beautiful house, I have a job and, for the most part (aside my depression), I’m healthy. Unfortunately there are many women who are…

A Beauty Brand with a Conscience – Beautycounter

I’ve been counting down the minutes for LA-based beauty and skincare brand to hit Canadian soil and the time has finally come! In March, a range of skincare products were launched in Canada, and this May we can look forward to the cult favourite makeup line, also launching!I recently met Beautycounter Founder, Gregg Renfrew, at an intimate gathering in Toronto to celebrate the launch of…

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Mother’s Day Stella and Dot Gift Guide

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Happy Sunday! For those of you who live in North America, there are just 2 weeks left until Mother’s Day (May 8th, which also happens to be my birthday). I say North America, because my mother-in-law lives in the UK, and I know mother’s day was a few weeks ago! For those of you who don’t know, I started my Stella & Dot Journey just before Christmas….

10 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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Mother’s Day is less than a month away (May 8th, by the way) – have you bought something special for your mom (or hinted to your kids what’s on your list?). Well, I’ve made shopping for the perfect gift easy for you to use. I’ve done all the research and selected the 1o best beauty finds at a variety of prices. The best part? You…

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12 Must Have Phone Cases for Spring

February can be a bit blah, but with spring not too far away, I’m starting to think of all the fun spring accessories, or ‘ACCENTS’ that I can add to my life. I’ve been looking for fun ways to accessorize, and looking outside the beauty, clothing and jewelry realm, I thought that another fun way to accessorize, is with my phone. As a blogger, much…

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Fashion Forward for Plus Sized Women

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My achilles heel that follows me around where ever I go is my lifelong struggle with my weight. For the last twenty years, I’ve ranged from a size 4 to a size 16 – yo yo is my alter ego. Being beauty and fashion obsessed, I have to say that when my body is a little curvier, my self confidence goes down the drain. Why? One of the…

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Jewelry Makes the Perfect Gift Because it Always Fits!

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Happy Sunday! I hope you’re snuggling into the evening with a warm blanket, some good TV and in front of the fire, prepping for the last few big weeks before the holiday break (for many of us lucky enough to get a break). If you’re not snuggling, but rather panicking because you’ve left your holiday shopping to the last minute, I’m here to help with some gift…