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AOX+ Eye Gel For Combatting Those Tired Eyes

By  •  Shopping, Beauty

Eye Anatomy 101: Did you know under-eye skin is 10x thinner than facial skin? And to accommodate eyelid flexibility, the connective tissue around the eyes is slack and prone to wrinkling and sagging. The Product: SkinCeuticals is the amazing skincare line behind the creation of AOX+ Eye Gel. The evolution of the product began in […]




WINTER LIP CARE: Live Clean Lovely Lips!

By  •  Shopping, Beauty

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According to a survey, the average woman uses lip balm anywhere from two to 30 times a day. Even though lipsticks, lip stains, and lip gloss are the usual muses for women, balm is another essential item you will find in every lady’s purse. Personally, I feel unarmed if I leave the house without my lip balm.

Live Clean products are Canadian-made and are sold at across Canada at Shoppers Drug Mart, Walmart and Rexall Pharma Plus. The great features of these balms is that they are USDA organic certified, made with up to 100% natural ingredients, preservative free, dye/colour free, hypoallergenic, cruelty free, and GMO free. Live Clean balms are without doubt crème de la crème when it comes to eco-friendly lip products. After putting 3 of their famous balms to the test, here are my thoughts on them.

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Sweet Holiday Wishes with Philosophy

By  •  CONTESTS, Beauty

It’s ALMOST holiday season (whoa). You know when Thanksgiving in America passes, we go full-throttle at Christmas (or more politically correct…”The Season”). It’s exciting to know that being in New York has me subject to some stunning lights, scenery, and a first-hand experience of the Home Alone movies.   So, how is Philosophy celebrating? They […]




#Beautylicious13

By  •  Events, Beauty

Beautylicious 2013 - Pure and Simple, Marc Anthony

 

Beautylicious is here again – arrived alive all over the Bloor-Yorkville area. I was lucky enough to select two services from the menu to try out, and here are the findings:

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The PLUMS

By  •  Beauty

 

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With the sudden drop in temperature, it’s time to put away those neon brights and choose shades that match appropriately with the season.  For Fall 2013’s makeup trends, don’t bother with the typical burnt orange, or reds! Instead, go for something sexier and with a spike of edge. Ladies, are you ready for something much more exciting? Spotted on many of the F/W 2013 runways, the IT color of choice has been plum.

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