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Get Your Glow On With These 2 Skincare Products

Monday, January 7th, 2013

Two Skincare Products That Will Help Get Your Glow On

I was asked recently to be part of a secret project, one that will require me to be filmed. The first thing that I thought was, “OMG, my skin looks TERRIBLE!” So vain, I know!

Due to the lovely (not!) weather in Vancouver, my skin is looking duller than a brown paper bag. Yup, pretty dull and lifeless. It could also be ’cause I’m super-old, but let’s just blame Vancouver. So, I need to get my glow on ASAP–filming is in three days…eek, and no time for a professional facial.

No problemo. I’ve found two products that take skin from blah to wow overnight. SERIOUSLY. (more…)

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Review: The Garnier Nutritioniste Ultra-Lift Wrinkle Ruler Challenge

Monday, October 1st, 2012

The Garnier Nutritioniste Ultra-Lift Wrinkle Ruler Challenge


By Lesley Ellen Mirza

I’ve definitely never thought of myself as a vain individual; my skin care and beauty routine are pretty low-maintenance. But, as the years go on (I’m now 41), the appearance of my skin is beginning to bother me. It’s not that I want to look like I’m 20 forever, but I guess I am just not ready to accept all the lines and wrinkles that have started to decorate my face.

When Garnier approached me to take part in the 14-day Ultra-Lift Wrinkle Ruler Challenge, using their Nutritioniste Ultra-Lift products (Garnier Nutritioniste Ultra-Lift Day Cream with SPF 15, Garnier Nutritioniste Ultra-Lift Night Cream and Garnier Nutritioniste Ultra-Lift Eye Cream) – and potentially lose up to one grade of wrinkles after two weeks – I jumped at the chance! Who wouldn’t want to turn back the hands of time, right? (more…)

Would You Make Your Own Skincare Products?

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

'naturalis' by eliumstudio for rowenta

Sure, we’ve been known to whip up a little mayonnaise hair mask and a coffee grounds foot scrub at home, but this is something totally different. (more…)

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Why You Need To Exfoliate

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Why You Need To Exfoliate

Yes, it is important to cleanse your face twice daily. And no matter your skin type, you should be using a moisturizer. AND SUNSCREEN. But is it enough to give you healthy, glowing skin? (more…)

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