Feeling Cheap Chic For Fall

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As summer is quickly wrapping up (insert tears here) – it’s time to start thinking about fall. Fall beauty, fall fashion, fall food, there’s actually a lot to get excited about when thinking about switching gears from our summer routines. With so much to think about  for fall, no doubt you’ll be making your ‘wish lists‘, ‘must have lists‘ and ‘buy it now‘ lists (yes…

5 Things That I’m Loving from Maybelline Fall

You may remember a little sneak preview of the Maybelline Fall launches I gave last spring when I attended Toronto Fashion Week. I finally got my hands on some of these goodies as they’re now available at most drugstores in Canada and the USA (and have been since July). While it was hard to choose between all the new products, I’ve narrowed my picks from the…

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Want A Flawless Complexion?

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I struggle with my skin. Even at 37 years old, I still get pimples and now I have the pleasure of welcoming those unwanted fine lines and dark spots (the horror right?). Being able to achieve flawless skin seems like an impossible dream, but one that I refuse to give up on. That said, I’ve been so impressed with Kat Von D’s fall launches. Kat…

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Beautycounter Continues to Delight

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It wasn’t long ago that I introduced you to a beauty brand that I’ve been drooling over – Beautycounter. Headquartered in Santa Monica, over the last few months Beautycounter has been making a splash in the Canadian market. Since it is a US based company, I’ve anxiously been awaiting the launch of many of its US best-sellers, in Canada. I’m so happy that I finally got my hands…

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One Thing to Splurge On For Fall

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Summer is slowly wrapping up (not too soon though as I’m looking forward to my summer vacay at the end of August). Though I’m still deep into summer mode, I’d be lying if I didn’t admit to thinking what fall fashion and beauty trends I want to invest in! One beauty item that I believe deserves a splurge is the new Marc Beauty Air Blush…

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I’m Blushing – 2 Limited Edition Cheek Palettes I Can’t Live Without

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I believe that a gal can never own too many blushes, or lipsticks, or eyeshadows, or nail polish, or handbags, or shoes. Ok I’ll stop while I’m ahead! My motto goes – if it fits you no matter what size you are, you can never have too many! I wanted to share with you my two favourite blush palettes that I’ve been using for the…

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The Best Eyeshadow Palette of the Summer Goes To

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When Urban Decay released Moondust Eyeshadow, makeup junkies everywhere went wild (including me). A never-before-seen innovation in shadow, Urban Decay Moondust contains microfine bits of iridescent sparkle for a serious shimmer effect like no other. The microfine bits of sparkle and lush 3-D metallics makes for a serious luxurious diamond-like effect. As a lover of the individual Urban Decay Moonshadow eyeshadows, I couldn’t wait to…

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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…

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…

Luxe for Less – 11 Best Drugstore Beauty Products

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There’s nothing like finding the perfect beauty product that doesn’t cost you an arm and a leg. While I covet many of my luxe beauties, I always feel good when I find a drugstore beauty product that works just as well, or sometimes, even better than the high priced alternative. Below are my ‘cannot live without’ drugstore beauty products that hit Nail That Accent Headquarters in…