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Hylamide – Sensitive Fix Booster

If you follow me on Instagram you saw that I visited the recently opened Deciem store on Queen Street West for the first time last month. One of the products I picked up was the Hylamide Sensitive Fix Booster ($20) and as the lovely employee at the store told me, I should be able to see results around the two-week mark - so it’s time for a review.

Hylamide – Sensitive Fix Booster

Tarte x Grav3yardgirl Swap Queen Palette & New Sephora Opening

Happy Friday everyone! Yesterday I went to the opening of the new Sephora store at Yonge & Eglinton (in Toronto). I live in the area and I also grew up in the area so the fact there is now a Sephora steps away from my couch is incredibly exciting (and dangerous for my bank account).

Tarte x Grav3yardgirl Swap Queen Palette & New Sephora Opening

OUAI – Soft Mousse

I am incredibly excited to write about the OUAI Soft Mousse ($35) because a. I really have loved using this and b. it only has two stars on the Sephora Canada website, and I think it should definitely have a lot more, so I have taken it upon myself to give this product some much deserved love.

OUAI – Soft Mousse

New Mascaras – Charlotte Tilbury & Smashbox

Over the past month or so I’ve been testing two mascaras – the Legendary Lashes Mascara from Charlotte Tilbury ($38) and the Smashbox Indecent Exposure Mascara ($25). I’m usually not a mascara girl but I recently started the hunt for the best of the best. We all want mascara to work miracles on our lashes – extend, define, add volume – and I’m taking on the challenge to find the mascara that does that perfect job.

New Mascaras – Charlotte Tilbury & Smashbox

NUDESTIX Gel Color Lip + Cheek Balms

The warm weather is coming. Jackets and boots are coming off and it's time to transition to summer makeup. The new multitasking Gel Color Lip + Cheek Balms from NUDESTIX ($28) are just what you need as we move into the summer months. 

NUDESTIX Gel Color Lip + Cheek Balms

Lippies, Love and Lattes with NUDESTIX

As regular readers of my blog or Instagram and Twitter followers will know, I LOVE a good NUDESTIX product. Last Thursday, the fantastic NUDESTIX team was gracious enough to invite me to a press brunch to get the low down on all the cool products and campaigns they have coming up.

 

Lippies, Love and Lattes with NUDESTIX

Charlotte Tilbury – Matte Revolution Love Liberty

Every Autumn/Winter one new dark/berry lipstick becomes my go-to colour for the seasons. For 2015, it has definitely been the Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution lipstick in Love Liberty ($38).

Charlotte Tilbury – Matte Revolution Love Liberty

Holiday Gift Guide

As great as the holidays are, it can be a bit daunting to figure out exactly what to get your family and friends. From work parties to family dinners, New Year’s festivities and Secret Santa’s, I think we can all use a little help with some gift ideas. I’ve done my best to give you a few suggestions.

Holiday Gift Guide

That free Revlon lipstick from the movie theatre...

A little while ago, there was a Revlon promotion at Cineplex movie theatres. If you played TimePlay before a movie (a movie quiz game that you play on your phone against other people in the theatre) you could get a free lipstick. Well, when you tell me I can get a free beauty product, you can bet that I’m playing.

That free Revlon lipstick from the movie theatre...

Monthly Favourties – December 2014

I hope everyone had an amazing holiday! I took a little holiday break from blogging (hence why there are two Monthly Favourites posts in a row) but now that I am full to the brim with turkey and cookies, I am back in full force. December for me has been all about adjusting to the cold weather and putting down some old favourites to make room for some new additions.

Monthly Favourties – December 2014