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CND Weekly Polish  - 2

Gorgeous, Healthy Nails and Manicures That Last with CND

I have been using a bunch of products from CND that have my nails looking longer, and better than ever. Not only do my natural nails look great but I've also been doing manicures at home that are lasting much longer than normal for me and only take a few minutes out of my day to complete. First up let's take a look at the CND Rescue Kit I've been using. I have been using this fairly sporadically since I've been spending a lot of time at the cottage lately and I'm still seeing great results. One way to ensure a long lasting

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Charlotte Tilbury Legendary Brows  - 1

Charlotte Tilbury Legendary Brows Brow Gel Review

The new Charlotte Tilbury Legendary Brows Brow Gel ($22.50 US/$30 CAD) is the final step in your beauty routine. Well shaped and defined eyebrows are essential to your look. Make sure your perfect brows last, while ensuring even better looking brows in your future, with this nourishing gel. The formula includes a "Magic Elasticizing Wax" that holds brow hairs in place without feeling stiff or sticky. Brows feel soft, yet firm, with hold that lasts all day. The nourishing formula with Vitamin E and Castor Oil strengthens brows and

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Bioderma Hydrabio  - 1

Hydrate Skin with These New Products in the Bioderma Hydrabio Range

Bioderma is one of my go to skincare lines. Best known for their incredible micellar water, this brand has beautifully formulated skincare products that target a variety of skincare concerns. The Bioderma Hyrdrabio range is all about deeply hydrating your skin. Whether your skin is normal, dry, dehydrated, or combination, there is a Hydrabio product that can give your skin the hydration it thirsts for. Hydrabio products feature the Aquagenium™ patent which stimulates the synthesis of aquaporins and inter-corneocyte lipids, making

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New Benefit Brow Collection  - 1

New Benefit Brow Full Collection Review and Swatches

Benefit Cosmetics just release the most epic brow collection of all time. Yes it really is EPIC. The collection includes an incredible NINE products with a range of six shades available for many of them spanning from light to deep in a variety of undertones. I was lucky enough to be able to discover the products at a launch party in Canada and I happened to be the one and only Shade 1 at the event. Yes I am THAT special. Didn't you know? If you have not only fair hair, but also fair skin and brows, you will love Shade 1. The

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MAC Vamplify Review  - 1

MAC Vamplify Lipgloss in Sway to the Sound and With Gusto Review and Swatches

MAC Vamplify Lipgloss ($20 US/$24 CAD), first released in Fall 2015, is coming back with the addition of seven new shades this summer. I love this lipgloss formula as it gives intense pigmentation and great wear time without any stickiness. I have two of the new shades to share with you today. Sway To The Sound is a gorgeous lavender purple. It has no shimmer and offers amazingly opaque and even colour coverage. With Gusto is a deep plum. It has very, very find tonal shimmer to give it a bit more depth. It has really great

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Eye Masks  - 1

Skincare Spotlight | Eye Masks

If you are looking to erase the evidence of a rough night, or want to look extra fresh and beautiful for a special event, Eye Masks are one of the best ways to make some real magic happen. I have become so hooked on eye masks because they truly make such an impactful difference in my look. Puffiness is reduced, wrinkles are smoothed, and the eye area looks fresh and hydrated. I find they take away years from my face and I won't be without a stash of great eye masks in my skincare arsenal anymore. One of the most luxurious eye

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Paula's Choice Resist 10% Niacinamide  - 1

A New Anti-Aging Powerhouse from Paula’s Choice! Resist 10% Niacinamide Booster

Sponsored I have been a Paula's Choice Skincare user almost since the brand launched. Being a long time Paula Begoun devotee, thanks to her Cosmetics Cop book, I can I still remember how excited I was when she launched her product line. I love knowing that I can feel confident choosing Paula's Choice products because they contain actives that have proven effectiveness, don't contain any harsh or potentially irritating ingredients, and are properly packaged to protect the actives from light and air. This year Paula's Choice is

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Artis Oval 10 Review   - 3

Artis Oval 10 Brush Review | Worth the Hype?

Today I'm sharing with you my thoughts on the Artis Oval 10 Brush. There are several versions available depending on what collection the brush is from. Mine is from the Fluenta Collection which has a modern, fluid design statement featuring a slender black handle. Other available collections are the Elite Collection, available in both Mirror and Fluid. The Fluenta brush design is inspired by the shape/movement of water flowing over an edge, which creates a deeper curve than the Elite Collection. The Elite Collection shape is a

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Burberry Summer 2016  - 1

Burberry Summer 2016 London With Love Collection Review, Photos, Swatches

I am delighted to share with you some items from the gorgeous Burberry Summer 2016 London With Love Collection. I am always excited for Burberry's seasonal collections as they manage to embrace colour and trends while maintaining their sophisticated image with quality, wearable products. The star piece in the collection is the Burberry London With Love Palette ($72 CAD). This limited edition beauty is a blush and highlight palette featuring a Burberry embossed heart blush shade in the centre surrounded by a highlighter. The blush

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Pur Glow Together Bronzer  - 2

Pur Glow Together Gradient Matte-Shimmer Bronzer Review

Behold this absolutely stunning bronzer. This is truly one of the most beautiful bronzers I've ever seen. The Pür Glow Together Gradient Matte-Shimmer Bronzer ($34 US/$42 CAD) is a jumbo sized bronzer that offers the best of both worlds with three matte strips at the top and three delicate shimmer shades on the bottom. The generous 17g size of the palette allows you to only pic up the matte shades if you desire, just the shimmer shades for a more intense glow, or blend the whole thing together for a naturally luminous bronzed

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AERIN Honeysuckle  - 1

AERIN Mediterranean Honeysuckle Body Wash Review

I tend to keep things pretty basic in my bathing routine. 95% of the time I'm using my trusty Dove soap and I very rarely pamper myself with a bath. Things have become a little more luxurious in the shower these days thanks to the AERIN Mediterranean Honeysuckle Body Wash. Mediterranean Honeysuckle is AERIN's latest fragrance. This elegant scent transports you to the sun-drenched, azure-blue waters of the Mediterranean. The unique blend of sweet Honeysuckle and sparkling Grapefruit is luxe, feminine, and fresh. For an escape

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Hair Roundup  - 7

New Products to Check Out in the Hair Aisle

I have some new hair launches you can find at your local drugstore to introduce you to today. First up with have the new Garnier Fructis Triple Nutrition Butter Rich Fortifying Shampoo and Conditioner. This is Garnier's first sulfate free hair system. Yes! Formulated for very damaged, brittle hair the products offer a rich concentration of Coconut, Jojoba & Macadamia oils along with Natural Glycerin to deeply nourish and strengthen hair. The L'Oreal Hair Expertise Nutri-Gloss Luminizer Shampoo and Conditioner ($9.99 CAD

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OPI Retro Summer Review   - 1

OPI Retro Summer 2016 Swatches and Review

Embrace French Riviera, vintage style with this collection of sun and sky drenched colours. I am absolutely loving the OPI Retro Summer 2016 collection because the shades are like a perfect marriage of pastel and brights. Soft but not too soft, bright but not too bright. The six limited edition shades in the collection are: SPF XXX - An orange-red so hot, it’s off the charts. I’m Getting a Tan-gerine - Warm up to this a-peeling, citrusy orange. Flip Flops & Crop Tops - The perfect bright pink to go with all

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At Home Skincare Peels  - 1

Brighten Your Day with These At Home Facial Peels

Peels used to be something reserved exclusively for a visit to the spa. Skincare has come such a long way and you can now treat yourself to effective, yet safe, peel treatments in your own home. Exfoliation is such an essential part of of your skincare routine and these beautiful at home treatments will have your skin looking bright and beautiful and even help you get more out of the rest of your skincare routine. The Philosophy The Microdelivery Detoxifying Oxygen Peel ($62 US/$89 CAD) is a two step peel that combines a

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New from L'Oreal Paris  - 1

L’Oreal Paris Bronzed and Sculpted Look with Infallible Pro-Contour & La Palette Lip

I thought I would show you a look today inspired by some recent, and beautiful, releases from L'Oreal Paris. First up we have the main focus of this look, the new L'Oreal Infallible Pro-Contour Contour & Highlight Palette ($19.99 CAD). These palettes include a matte contour and shimmering highlight shade in three variations targeted at different skin tones. Light Medium Deep The contour and highlight shade share a pan in a slim, slender compact that has sculpting tips and illustrations included right on the

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Pur Hydra Fluid  - 1

PUR HYDRAfluid Water Serum Foundation Review and Swatches All Shades

Serum foundation are all the rage right now, but there is one thing about them that drives me crazy. The packaging! I hate the dropper style packaging for serum foundation as it is so messy. The new Pür HYDRAfluid Water Serum Foundation ($39 US) has solved the messy issue with beautiful fine tip, tube packaging. The new HYDRAfluid foundation is all about hydration. I'm sure you already figured that out from the product name but hey, I'm just putting it out there! The formula features an encapsulated water complex that delivers

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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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