Category: Beauty

[Wear it!] Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation

 

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard of Rihanna’s new makeup line, Fenty Beauty. The line includes highlighters, primers, and of course, the fan favourite foundation with a whopping 40 shades for people of all colours. The foundation has been getting rave reviews from beauty bloggers, magazines, and everyday beauty lovers alike.

The foundation has medium coverage (buildable to full coverage) with a matte finish, and an oil-free formula. It also comes with 32ml of foundation instead of the traditional 30ml.To ensure that you’ll be matte for the whole day, the foundation is made with “climate-adaptive” technology resistant to sweat and humidity.

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I received the foundation in Shade 370 which is a perfect match for my skin. When I first put on the foundation, I found it to be very natural looking on the skin, so it wasn’t very obvious that I was wearing foundation. The matte finish was also very nice, and made my skin very smooth. My favourite thing about this foundation is how long wearing it is.

I can definitely say that this is now my go to foundation when I know I won’t have time for touch-ups. I have worn it now about 3 times for 12 hour days, and to my surprise, when I come home my makeup still looks freshly applied.

I can’t wait see how this foundation performs in the summer months, but for now it will be great for holiday parties!

Fenty Beauty is available at Sephora

 

Celebrate the Holidays with Shoppers Drug Mart

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It’s finally the holidays! I was lucky enough to get a sneak peek of what’s in store this season at Shoppers Drug Mart.

Sony Extra Bass Wireless Speaker

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Tired of playing your music full blast on your phone? Pick up for a friend (or for yourself) the Sony Extra Bass Wireless Speaker ($69)! No need to equalize the settings on your phone, as the little speaker is powerful and provides the extra bass for holiday parties! An extra bonus, if you have the NFC one touch, simply place your phone against the speaker for instant music! Don’t worry about spilling holiday drinks over your speaker because it’s almost water resistant with a 16h battery life! (more…)

Essentials for your Wedding Bathroom Basket

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Little bathroom amenity kits at weddings can be a nice extra for your guests. They can be a lifesaver for the guests and bridesmaids alike!

My wedding was nautical themed, so I put my amenity kit in these adorable little Anchor Cabinet boxes from Kikkerland. I love how they look, they are made of metal and have a secure latch on the side. They hold lots of items in them, and you can re-use them after!
While the list of what to include in your wedding bathroom kit could be endless, I’ve gathered a list of essentials that you should definitely include.
Mouthwash: Always a good idea, especially at a wedding!
Dove Spray Deodorant: Super easy to apply, and hygienic.
Soap & Glory Hand Food Lotion: Perfect for super soft hands!
Quo Setting SprayKeeps your makeup looking fresh if you shed a happy tear
Tide to Go Pen: This is a lifesaver! Perfect for getting rid of those accidental wine stains.
Pony Tail Ties: Great for securing flyaway hairs.
Joe Fresh Facial Blotting Tissues:It can get hot and sweaty on that dance floor, use this to clean up and extra shine!
QUO Cosmetic Applicators: For fine tuning your make up
What did you include in you wedding kit?
Thanks to Shoppers Drug Mart and Kikkerland for providing me with some of these essentials!

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ACI Fall Beauty Preview

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There are so many awesome beauty launches this fall.

Stila has a few great new items coming up including three Stila One Step formulas- Stila One Step Prime which is a clear formula that enhances and allows for a smooth makeup canvas with skin-conditioning silicones, One Step Colour correct, a three colour formula which colour corrects, brightens and nourishes, and finally Stila One Step Illuminate which illuminates, primes and nourishes. (more…)

Guerlain Masterclass with Maxime Poulin

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I had the opportunity to go back to school with Guerlain’s international makeup artist Maxime Poulin! The morning was full of beauty tips, and new product launched from French beauty brand Guerlain.

Maxime taught us everything from how to do an easy contour, to a history lesson of the makeup of the1920s! Here are some of my favourite tips I learned, as well as the new products Maxime introduced. (more…)

Say I Do with Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet

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When planning a wedding, no detail is too small. From the perfect cake to the jaw dropping dress to the something blue, no detail is missed. One thing that is often overlooked in scent! Scent is very important. It just takes one whiff of the right scent to bring back memories of your wedding day. I wanted to find the perfect fragrance to spritz on my wedding day, and the ultra romantic Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet fit the bill! (more…)

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