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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Reduce Fine Lines in 2 weeks!

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Just because your skin might be getting older every year doesn’t mean that it has to look older every year. As a self-proclaimed product junkie I’m always on the lookout for the next best thing to achieve ageless skin. Enter my newest must have products – Aquasource Everplump and Life Plankton Essence from Biotherm. Despite my desire to have minor cosmetic procedures to help my…

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Some New Drugstore Faves From Garnier

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I’ve just discovered a new drugstore brand and I’m in love! Let me be clear,  Garnier is not new but I’m extremely late to the game (don’t judge). I can’t believe I’ve never tried any Garnier products before. Clearly I’ve been living under a rather large rock. Agree? I’ve been experimenting with a huge range of products: hair care, sunscreen and skincare. Hair I just cut…

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…

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…

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…

Do We Really Need Night Cream?

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Whether or not we need to use a night cream in addition to our regular daily moisturizer has been an on-going debate amongst dermatologists for years. Do we really need to spend another $50-$100 on a night cream? In one word – yes, but let’s see why. Why Do You Need A Night Cream? There are 2 main benefits of using a night cream: BENEFIT 1:…

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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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“Natural” Has Never Looked Better

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I have something to admit. I’m addicted to lipstick. Bold, natural, glossy, matte – I don’t care, I want it and I want it now. That’s why when Burt’s Bees wanted to collaborate with me on their newest innovation in natural beauty products – LIPSTICKS – I jumped at the opportunity (obviously). In addition to their new line of 100% natural lipsticks, Burt’s Bees has…

Hilarious Must See Mother’s Day Video

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The Body Shop British Rose Collection Only two day’s left to shop for Mom!  I’m obsessed with the Body Shop British Rose Collection that launched recently. I’m a sucker for anything rose scented, and these roses come all the way from rose farms in England! So nip out to a Body Shop store and celebrate Mother’s Day by treating your mom like the queen she is this…

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