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Monday, August 17th, 2009
We are having gorgeous weather here in Toronto! It is super sunny and warm. When the weather is like this, I hate to put on a lot of makeup, don’t you? Unfortunately, I don’t have flawless skin, like all of my staff, so I do need a little help faking it. For about two months I have been using Clinique‘s Superbalanced Powder Makeup SPF 15 Mineral Rich Formula, and I LOVE it! (more…)
Tuesday, June 16th, 2009
So many choices it makes our heads spin! How do you figure out what’s best for you? Here’s the breakdown of the latest mineral makeup foundations to be found on store shelves.
Lancôme Ageless Mineral
Includes a white sapphire complex to make skin look brighter and feel softer. It’s formulated with aloe, vitamin E, mica, alumina and bismuth oxychloride. Twelve shades all offer SPF 21 and are free of talc, oil and fragrance.
The positive – it comes in shade options. The negative – it can be irritating to sensitive skin.
Friday, November 28th, 2008
Growing up you used to steal her clothes and makeup without telling her. It is time to pay her back for all of the years of sisterly bickering by wowing her with the perfect gift. (more…)
Tuesday, October 28th, 2008
When things are labeled “natural” it can mean a number of different things. We’ve combed through the influx of these products and have come across a real gem – Micabella Cosmetics. All of their products – bronzers, eye shadows, lipstick, nail polish and mascara – consist of 100 per cent mica. Because of their earthly pedigree, we’ve found the products to be especially gentle on our eyes. The range of 80 shades (yes, 80) is enough to satisfy our need to constantly switch up our colour palettes. (more…)