If you read my blog, and know me at all, you know I LOVE pastels. Pastels make me happy. Especially when they are in my hair! Well the PANTONE® COLOR OF THE YEAR 2016 has been announced, and get ready for this... it's a duo! Yes for the first time the colour of the year is actually a modern color story of two shades. Serenity and Rose Quartz. Serenity 15-3919 is a beautiful soft cool tranquil blue. Rose Quartz 13-1520 is a warmer soft rose. The two together create a soothing and peaceful vision that reminds me of the beginnings of
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MAC Cosmetics has announced that Ariana Grande is the new Viva Glam girl for the Viva Glam collection launching January 2016. Ariana's Viva Glam lipstick ($17 CAD) will be a deep dark matte plum and her Lipglass ($15 CAD) a shimmering pink. Every cent of the selling price of Viva Glam Lipstick and Lip Gloss go toward helping women, men, and children living with, and affected by, HIV/AIDS. What do you think of MAC's choice in Ariana Grande? How about the shades? I think the lipstick looks AMAZING. I think it is a shade
A long time dream of mine has become a reality! You can now shop online from Shoppers Drug Mart with their new online beauty boutique www.beautyBOUTIQUE.ca! You can get all your beauty favourites online while collecting Optimum Points and get free shipping on orders over $75. You can browse brands including Benefit, Clarins, Estée Lauder, Lancôme, Prada, Shiseido, and stila. The site is easily navigated and provides the prestige aesthetic that mimics the high-end feel of Shoppers Drug Mart BeautyBOUTIQUE's. Did you know the
Sephora has one of the best beauty rewards programs out there and for 2015 they are really stepping it up by having you Celebrate Being One Year Bolder with a Gift from Sephora Beauty Insider and NARS. Beauty Insiders and VIBs (Very Important Beauty Insiders) will receive the exclusive One Year Bolder Beauty Duo. It includes minis of two of NARS top selling lip crayons. The NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Cruella (passionate scarlet red) and the NARS Satin Lip Pencil in Rikugien (rose pink). The NARS Lip Pencils are incredible
I am so excited about the upcoming MAC Cinderella Collection. Such lovely, girly, and flattering shades in the prettiest packaging! Timeless and courageous, the most famous Disney princess of all inspires a limited-edition colour collection magical enough to make all your fairytale dreams come true. Beloved for generations for her kind heart and determined mind that dares to dream, Cinderella envisages enough makeup shades to fill a pumpkin carriage. MAC Eye Shadow X6 - Stroke of Midnight ($44 US/$53 CAD) Phloof! Frosted
MAC's latest collaboration is with Isabel and Ruben Toledo. One of fashion's most romantic couples and award-winning and imaginative artists of fashion design and illustration. This unique collaboration with M·A·C pairs Isabel’s sensational penchant for colour with Ruben’s vibrant energy in a palette of hues designed to sculpt, paint and transform the face. Specially designed white packaging features Ruben’s illustrations, an array of graphic lines and red-lipped faces brought to life with his one-of-a-kind aesthetic. Products
Tell MAC what makes you M∙A∙Cnificent and you can win the chance be one of the six faces of M∙A∙C’s Fall 2015 M∙A∙Cnificent Me! campaign. Come show the world what your M∙A∙Cnificent Me is made of! #MACnificentMe Their criteria? Style, heart and soul. Winners will be photographed by a prestigious fashion photographer in New York City as the face of the MAC Fall 2015 campaign. Make your case with a headline, brief essay and photo (selfies encouraged!) at http://macnificentme.com/. Good luck!
This Black Friday M∙A∙C is offering an exclusive online-only edition of Veluxe Pearlfusion Shadow ($25 US).
The Smoky Black Friday palette features a new trio of complementary noir shades that blend beautifully for infinite nighttime looks. It a creamy lightweight hybrid formula that applies wet for a super saturation of colour with metallic brilliance, or dry for sheer coverage with a soft finish. Available North America November 28, 2014 exclusively at maccosmetics.com.
Golden luxury and sophisticated shades makes the MAC Prabal Gurung Collection a holiday collection you don't want to miss.
M•A•C Cosmetics Prabal Gurung Lipstick ($36 CAD) Carmine Rouge Light English Red Ultramarine Pink M•A•C Cosmetics Prabal Gurung Cream Colour Base ($84 CAD) Coral Lumineux M•A•C Cosmetics Prabal Gurung Lipglass ($36 CAD) Carmine Rouge Light English Red Ultramarine Pink M•A•C Cosmetics Prabal Gurung Kohl Power Eye Pencil ($24
Burberry announces its new festive make-up collection, Burberry Winter Glow Collection, which introduces new limited edition shades and gold packaging. Gold Burberry packaging! I can't even. I want these products just to display them. They looks so incredibly beautiful. The collection is inspired by the crisp air and soft light of winter. Developed by Burberry Make-up Artistic Consultant Wendy Rowe, under the creative direction of Chief Creative and Chief Executive Officer, Christopher Bailey, the Winter Glow is all
The 2015 face of Viva Glam is Miley Cyrus. Say what you will but I happen to like Miley and I think this is a great fit for Viva Glam. She is kicking off the 2015 Viva Glam campaign with a super fun and sexy hot pink lipstick matching gloss with pearl shimmer. Viva Glam Miley Cyrus Lipstick (Amplified) $16.00 US/$19.00 CAD - Hot pink Viva Glam Miley Cyrus Lipglass $15.00 US/$18.00 CAD - Hot pink with sparkling pearl Available North America January 22, 2015 / International February 12, 2015. Every cent of the selling
The Giorgio Armani Beauty Holiday 2014 Orient Excess Collection is all about contrast and purity, Armani sophistication. To celebrate the end of the year, the Orient Excess collection invites you on an exotic journey to the snowy steppes of the Far North. These immaculate plains, covered in frost and stretching as far as the eye can see, inspired Giorgio Armani Beauty to create a polar atmosphere through pure and intense make-up. Linda Cantello, International Make-Up Artist Giorgio Armani, has designed a high-impact make-up
The concept behind the Guerlain Christmas 2014 Colour Collection is Coque d'Or Midnight. Slightly whitening due to snow, a golden knot was shining on the stairs of Bolchoï where a splendid ball was celebrated... The Star Product is the luxurious Guerlain Coque d'Or Spray Powder ($105 CAD) which is a perfumed shimmer powder for face, body, and hair. It is light as air loose powder with golden sparkle that softly illuminates and scents skin with a subtle halo of Coque d'Or's legendaryy chypre notes recomposed in an exclusive
For several seasons now Giorgio Armani Beauty has provide their international makeup artist Linda Cantello with an Armani Runway Lab. It's a unique tool designed for use backstage at Giorgio Armani fashion shows that is composed of a range of pigments and bases that can be used to create colours live backstage. This season the looks Linda Cantello created for the Giorgio Armani Womenswear SS15 runway were truly breathtaking and very translatable to consumer wear. I just got the exciting news that for Spring/Summer 2015 Giorgio
The Giorgio Armani Fall 2014 Fade to Grey Makeup Collection is a superbly edited collection of delicate shades for a soft autumn look. The collection features soft mineral tones with delicate shimmer for a sheer, weightless effect. "It's more striking when it has that slight ‘lived-in’ look. Eyes with muted colour, an Armani look with stronger eyebrows, grey eyes and a soft mouth. It is all easy to apply and anyone can wear it.” Linda Cantello, International Makeup Artist Giorgio Armani “Fade to Grey” Eyeshadow Palette
Romantic pastels and soft, poppy hues make up the must-have color palette for spring 2014. MAKE UP FOR EVER is celebrating the colorful new season with Arty Blossom ($48 CAD), a limited edition eye shadow palette featuring earthy neutrals and feminine florals. With her strong roots in fine arts, MAKE UP FOR EVER Creator & Artistic Director Dany Sanz was inspired by painting when creating the shades for the palette. Arty Blossom includes 8 fresh colors for spring including limited edition shades Gold Plum, Gold Beige,
FLOSSING MAY BE THE KEY TO FINDING LOVE Canadians Would Turn Down Dates with Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston If They Had Bad Breath I thought I would share this survey information with you as I found it pretty interesting. As Valentine’s Day approaches, singles everywhere are scrambling to find that perfect someone to wine and dine. A survey released by DenTek, a national leader in oral care products, revealed that 79 percent of Canadians surveyed would turn down a date with Brad Pitt, while 69 percent would say no to a night