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Summer 2016 Fragrance Guide  - 2

Summer 2016 Fragrance Guide

I am so excited to be able to share with you so many amazing new scents that are perfect for summer. Many  of these are actually going to be year round favourites for me. I love discovering new scents! These are in no particular order. Aside from the first scent which is my hands down favourite. And what a surprise that was! The new Mugler Angel Muse Eau de Parfum ($78 CAD/30ml) is, of course, a gourmand scent. This fragrance is touted as being the first gourmand vetiver for women. Vetiver is one of my absolute favourite

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Yves Saint Laurent Mascara Vinyl Couture Review

Get ready. I'm about to introduce you to another amazing mascara. I am seriously having anxiety over the number of fabulous mascaras I have open at the moment. It seems like every new release I try I am falling in love with. How can I use them all in 3 months? May is my mascara month. So many new mascaras exceeding my expectations! I still have 2 or 3 left to open and test and I'm actually afraid I'm going to love them too. The Yves Saint Laurent Mascara Vinyl Couture ($29 US/$39 CAD) is an intense mascara that offers a great

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YSL Spring 2016 Boho Stones Collection Couture Palette Indie Jaspe

The YSL Beauté Spring 2016 Boho Stones Collection embraces the bohemian spirit and the beauty of precious stones. One of the star pieces in the collection is the Yves Saint Laurent Couture Palette Indie Jaspe ($64 CAD). This eyeshadow collector palette is a modern and free-spirited take on spring colour. The palette itself is absolutely gorgeous. I find it really refreshing to see such beautiful tones of yellow, green, and gold. It's a colour palette you don't often see if cosmetic packaging. What I find so beautiful about

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Top 10 Luxury Picks

Top 10 Luxury Beauty Picks | Ten Products Worth the Splurge

I am a luxury beauty lover. I'll admit that over the years it's become a little harder for me to justify the expense since I have such a vast collection already. But when I first really got hardcore into building my makeup collection it all started with purchasing luxury high-end and niche products online. Some of the products in my Top 10 Luxury Beauty Picks post are products that I have loved for years and are part of what got me into blogging and collecting beauty products.  It was truly hard to narrow it down to only 10

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Top 10 Deep Berry and Plum Shades for Winter Beauty

Today the Top Ten Beauty Blogger team is sharing our Top 10 Deep Berry and Plum Shades that are perfect for your winter and holiday beauty looks. I love this time of year because I adore this colour family. I know you fair gals feel me! With so much to choose from it was hard to narrow down, but here are 10 products I find myself reaching for often. In no particular order: Dior Vernis in Be Dior Le Metier de Beaute Eyeshadow in Fig Le Metier de Beaute Eyeshadow in Plum Chanel Joues Contraste Blush in Plum

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bronze look

Bronze Glow Summer Makeup Look

I thought I would share this look with you from last week that I was particularly pleased with. Even though my skin leans cool neutral I still love using warm shaded to bring out my blue eyes and I find I can pull them off quite well. Especially when summer rolls around I find myself reaching for warmer makeup more and more. I find warm bronze and peach shades combined with glowy skin to be the perfect summer makeup. Products used: Complexion Dermalogica Redness Relief Primer SPF 20 Make Up For Ever Face & Body

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top ten red lips

Top 10 Red Lipsticks | Beauty Blogger Top Ten Tuesday

This week the Beauty Blogger Top Ten Tuesday team is sharing Top 10 Reds. I opted to go for Top Ten Red Lipsticks. I love a gorgeous red. Unfortunately I lack the confidence to wear one out of the house. I just feel like I have a spotlight on my lips saying "Hey you! Look at me!". Plus I find my mouth area in general not one I want to draw attention to. I wish I had the nerve because there is just something about a stunning red against fair skin and blue eyes that looks breathtaking. Just not on me! In no particular

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NARS Barents Sea with Yves Saint Laurent Nuit Blanche = Stunning Nails

I am obsessed with this nail combo. I have been in love with the Yves Saint Laurent Nuit Blanche La Laque Couture from the YSL Spring 2015 Collection. I have been having so much fun seeing the gorgeous effects this polish gives over different nail colours. Nuit Blanche is a clear base very densely packed with iridescent micro-shimmer and iridescent flake shimmers of various sizes. It is so incredibly pretty. Yesterday I painted my nails with two coats of NARS Barent Sea from the NARS Holiday 2014 Collection after applying NARS

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Top Ten Beauty Products of 2014

The Top 10 Beauty Products of 2014 | Beauty Blogger Top Ten Tuesday

This week the Beauty Blogger Top Ten team is sharing our Top 10 Beauty Products of 2014. Rather than selecting Limited Edition favourites or new shades I am choosing to focus on completely new product launches that were added to brand's permanent product lineup.   NARS Audacious Lipstick ($32 US/$37 CAD) Stunning shades and incredible pigmentation combined with a fabulous formula make this new lipstick formula from NARS a huge hit for me. Anita is next on my list! Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush ($35 US/$41 CAD) I was so

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YSL Spring Collector Palette

Yves Saint Laurent Palette Lumiére de Jour Review, Photos, Swatches | YSL Spring 2015

The Yves Saint Laurent Couture Face Palette Lumiére de Jour ($55 CAD) for Spring 2015 is truly a collector's piece. A gorgeous pastel hued sequin effect with black logo ribbon detail adorn the palette. I think I may have to leave this on my vanity for display. It is just so pretty. Inside is a pale pink (lighter than the promo pictures indicate) shimmering powder that can be used as a highlighter or all over the face. There is a fair amount of delicate sparkle meaning I would reserve this for evening use all over the

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Rose Intime

Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupté Shine No 28 Rose Intime Review, Photos, Swatches

I don't know about you but I happen to adore the Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupté Shine ($35 US/$39 CAD) formula. The absolutely stunning and luxurious packaging paired with the formula's light texture, glossy shine, and delicious scent makes these lipsticks a huge yes for me. Chock full of hyaluronic acid microspheres, anti-oxidants and emollients this lipstick feels amazing on and hydrates lips. The Yves Saint Laurent Désir de Jour Spring 2015 Collection brings us two new shades of this lipstick. I will be sharing the Yves Saint

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Yves Saint Laurent Volupte Tint in Oil

Yves Saint Laurent Volupté Tint-In-Oil Review | Undress Me, Cherry My Cherie, Peach Me Love, Crush Me Orange

The new Yves Saint Laurent Volupté Tint-In-Oil ($32 US/$35 CAD) takes tinted lip treatments to the next level. These lip tints are infused with a blend of four essential oils; apricot kernel oil, coriander fruit oil, jojoba seed oil, and possiflora edulis seed oil. This gives the lips ultimate hydration and gives these lip tints a lightweight consistency that melts into the lips. The packaging is very similar to the Gloss Volupté but with solid chrome packaging. It has the same funky (funky in a cool way!) applicator that makes

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Stocking stuffer ideas

Top 10 Stocking Stuffer Ideas | Beauty Blogger Top Ten Tuesday

Holiday Stockings were never a huge source of excitement for me. Socks, underwear, with a few  yummy chocolates and candy were certainly appreciated and practical, just never a source of great anticipation growing up. Well times have changed, and especially as adults, our stocking can get pretty darn exciting. Take this opportunity to wow and surprise with compact, yet impressive, gifts. This week the Beauty Blogger Top Ten team is sharing our Top 10 Stocking Stuffer Ideas. Mine will of course be beauty related. 1) Sleek and

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Khaki Eyeshadow Collection

My Khaki Eyeshadow Collection with Swatches

Today I am excited to share with you my Khaki Eyeshadow Collection. I was tempted to do bronze, and still will at a later date, but opted instead for one of my favourite fall colours; Khaki. Khaki is described as a dull brownish-yellow but it is much more beautiful than it's description. Shades range from khaki browns, to khaki greens, and even khaki greys. I love the shades because they are a great twist on a neutral, looks great with every eye colour, and you can create such beautiful and interesting smoky eye looks with them.

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YSL Wildly Gold Palette

Yves Saint Laurent Holiday 2014 Wildly Gold Collection Palette Collector – Wild Edition Review, Photos, Swatches

The Yves Saint Laurent Holiday 2014 Wildly Gold Collection Palette Collector Wild Edition ($100 CAD) is one sleek, sexy palette. This slim beauty includes everything you need for a sensual and mysterious holiday look. The black leather case is embossed with a gold leopard print and adorned with the legendary "Cassandre" logo. There is an elastic tie with a black satin tassel giving this palette the look of a notebook with oriental flare. The palette includes four shimmering eyeshadows in shades of ivory, gold, brown, and black.

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Holiday 2014 gift guide face and eye

Holiday 2014 Beauty Gift Guide | Face and Eye Palettes and Sets

Perfect for the beauty lover and newbie alike. Essential for travel or a quick effortless look. Face and Eye Palettes and Sets offer everything you need in one convenient place. Here are a selection of Holiday 2014 Face and Eye Palettes and Sets that offer everything from incredible value to holiday glamour. [show_ms_widget id="8978617" image_id="9352757" width="1050" height="2255"] Giorgio Armani Orient Excess Palette ($98 CAD/$100 US) - The exquisite presentation of this face and eye palette makes it a great gift giving

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Christa Potter is a professional makeup artist with a passion for introducing women to the newest and best in beauty with a touch of fashion and lifestyle.

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