5 Beauty Must-do’s Before Vacation!

The day is coming close! You’re finally getting ready to pack your bags and leave your day job… at least for a week, that is! It’s vacation time and you’re ready to hit the beach, enjoy the ocean and bask in the sunshine! Personally, when I go on vacation, I love to enjoy my time […]

MAC is Giving Away FREE Lipstick This Sunday!

You heard that right! MAC is giving away free lipstick! Sunday, July 29th is National Lipstick Day, and in celebration, MAC is giving away one free lipstick to everyone who comes to the store! The promotion is available nationwide and no purchase is necessary! MAC stated on their website that customers who visit the store […]

Harmful Ingredients to Look for in Your Cosmetics!

I don’t know about you, but I find myself often spending hours reading reviews and watching YouTube videos online for new cosmetic products. Is it worth the price? Will it work well with my skin shade or texture? But, never do I truly find myself putting in the time and effort researching for ingredients that could […]

Makeup Artist Gives You Her Summer Favourites

I’d be lying if I said I use my all my makeup year around. Some products are just too heavy for the summer,  a heavier texture,  the way it feels on your skin, and the colours lend to each season of course. I definitely don’t have my make up bag split into seasons but I […]

Organizing Your Makeup: A How-to for Makeup Hoarders

Fine, I’ll admit it… I’m obsessed! Whether it’s a new foundation, or an eyeshadow palette, I’ve probably bought it. In fact, I at one point had so much makeup, that certain things often got neglected.  All of those beautiful new goodies I owned were lost in a sea of clutter – and my money had […]

Face Makeup for Hot Summer Days

Covering up skin blemishes in the summer can be tricky! The last thing you want to do when it finally starts getting warm out is t0 layer your face with makeup. Contrary to popular belief, just because you need coverage doesn’t mean you can’t do a light breathable tint or sheer foundation. In fact, the […]

2018 Spring’s Best Makeup Looks is Fresh and Fun

Spring is the perfect time to think outside the box by resolving to be more adventurous with your makeup. It’s not as hard as you think to try something new while maintaining your wonderful sense of self, especially in the spring, when the seasonal look usually abides by the “less is more” motto. It’s a […]

Microblading Toronto

Everything You Need to Know About Microblading

This trendy, semi-permanent tattooing technique gives you fuller-looking, beautiful brows. Q: What is microblading? A: Microblading is a semi-permanent form of cosmetic tattooing, where pigment is implanted under the surface of the skin with a manual, handheld tool instead of a machine. With the hand-drawn techniques of microblading, we’re able to create very realistic, hair-like […]

How to apply fake eyelashes

How to Apply Fake Eyelashes

This is a simple step-by-step on how to apply fake eyelashes.  Patience is the key. I’ve tried countless lashes in all shapes, densities and yes, even colours and have discovered that the “Wispies” style is the most universally flattering due to the feathered hairs and tapered corners. Ardell Lashes have been a favourite eyelash of mine for […]

Red Lipstick for Every Skin Tone

Red Lipstick for Every Skin Tone

I am a firm believer that every gal (or guy) should have at least one red lipstick in their makeup bag. Whether you’re completing a bold evening look or just focusing on your lips, red lipstick is sexy, sassy, classic and screams “Look at me!” Since it stands out so much, you want to be […]

Holiday Makeup Trends 2017

This Season’s Hottest Makeup Trends

It really is the most wonderful time of the year. Time to play with new products, amp up your favourite holiday makeup—or try a completely new look! It’s also time to transform your winter skin from drab to fab and not just on your face, but your entire body! We’ve all seen red carpet photos […]

Top Makeup And Skin Care Tips You Need to Know

Are  you looking for pro makeup trends and skin care tips to look fab this season? If so, you have come to the right place! As the weather changes from balmy to brisk, proper hydration will keep your skin glowing—and prepare you for the fall’s hottest trends of combining flawless minimalism with bold punches of […]

Cosmetic Expiration Guidelines

Cosmetic Expiration Guidelines And What You Need To Know

Cosmetic expiration guidelines are important to know about. While many makeup products do come with expiration dates printed on the packaging, you must remember that the shelf life of a product, once it is opened, may not accurately reflect that date. You may not use certain products all that frequently, so it is important to […]

15 Beauty Mistakes You’ll Never Make Again

15 Beauty Mistakes You’ll Never Make Again

Beauty mistakes, everyone makes them once in a while. Life is busy and sometimes, it can be easy to forgo a daily beauty routine and replace it with a cup of coffee and a high pony tail. However, there are a few things that you shouldn’t be cutting out of your daily routine. Take care […]

5 Easy Makeup Tips for the Cottage

Many of us ‘cottage goers’ are always on the hunt for important makeup tips. Getting out of the city and enjoying nature is a beautiful Canadian pastime in the summer. It’s a place to unwind and let your hair down, but not typically the environment for contouring or a smokey eye. That said, I believe […]

Latisse

I Tried Out Latisse and the Results May Surprise You

Latisse is an FDA approved stimulant for the growth of eyelashes. Claiming to help with thickness, darkness and length of lashes, many are left wondering; does this product really work? I decided to put Latisse to the test to see if it would help with my blonde, short lashes. The short answer is YES it […]

Makeup Shopping

Makeup Shopping: When to Save and When to Spend

Heading out to do your makeup shopping at a makeup counter or speciality beauty store can be a wonderful yet overwhelming experience.  Everything you could want plus products you didn’t even know existed are there together under one roof, begging you to take them home.  It is way too easy to break the bank, but […]

Bridal Makeup

5 Tips to Make Sure Your Bridal Makeup Will Last All Day

If you are getting married soon, then chances are you are asking yourself all sorts of important questions to get ready for the big day. Yes, you want everything to go according to plan and this includes your bridal makeup. Sure, preparing for your wedding day is both exciting and stressful, but when it comes […]

Makeup Mistakes

Makeup Mistakes I Made Growing Up

We’ve all done it: introducing yourself to makeup and having absolutely no idea where to start! Looking back at your old high school pictures and wondering why your mom let you out of the house looking that way is beyond you. Talk about Makeup Mistakes. Thankfully for you, I’m going to list my top 5 […]

Makeup Trends

5 Makeup Trends Making a Comeback

It usually happens, trends come and go. Sometimes, they come back, and go again. You never really know when something is going to come back in style. Remember your mom’s old bell bottoms? I do. The same goes for Makeup Trends. There are some that have come back, some that we miss and some that […]

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Day to Night Makeup: How to Transform Your Makeup from Day to Night

Whether your boss commits you to a last-minute dinner with clients or your friends call for an impromptu girls’ night out, you can take your makeup from day to night in as little as 5 minutes and with minimal effort (and product). Try one tip or combine them all to transform your look with time […]

New and Noteworthy Products You Will Love

Time to Trail Blaze TNT, the trailblazing Pierre DeRoche men’s watch, finds its place on travellers’ wrists this year with a Greenwich Mean Time display combined with a power-reserve indicator. The iconic titanium and steel case has a deliberately classical touch by adopting an opaque dial: a first for a TNT! A limited series is […]

Applying Foundation

Applying Foundation Flawlessly

First things first – you simply can’t achieve a smooth application of foundation, if you are not exfoliating your skin on a regular basis (2-3 times per week) Ok.  Let’s go! Foundation Steps STEP 1  Since you’ve cleansed and moisturized your face the evening before, (right?) you’re ready to go. Add a touch of your moisturizer or […]

Skip into Spring with These Exciting Makeup Trends!

Spring is an ideal time to switch up your makeup with new pops of colour. Looking for inspiration? The runways were alive with everything from bright colours to gothic lips. If you want to try out new shades and techniques, here are some hot trends we’re seeing this spring. Bronze is beautiful  Dewy bronzed skin […]