Make Me Up | Daytime Makeup Look with Mary Kay

You know how exciting ‘happy’ mail is? Mail that isn’t asking you to pay something, or reminding you that you didn’t pay something, or asking you to join some sort of group? An unexpected box of cosmetic goodies is really, really happy mail—especially when they are (miraculously) colors you’d actually wear. Through the Influenster program, … Read more

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Giveaway! Win Dior Addict Lip Glow ($32 value) from Makeup Artist Amy Koehler

Meet Amy. She’s a total babe, right? The kind of woman you look at and think ‘Her lips just must be that color naturally, because there’s no way it’s makeup.’ But alas, Amy Koehler is wearing makeup; and while I can’t speak for you, I know that’s not what it looks like when I put … Read more

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Ta Ta, Oil! | Shine Control Primer

Anyone else see that face wash commercial where the girl takes her smartphone away from her face, only for everyone to freak out over how shiny and gross it is? Was I the only person who initially thought, That doesn’t happen to everyone?! It is icky, but for some of us, shiny and oily skin … Read more

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Make Me Up (+ Saks Fifth Avenue free gift with purchase)

If you’ve ever read this blog before, you know how much I love breakfast (hello, my pets are named after breakfast foods), so it was no surprise that I RSVP’d ‘Absolutely!’ when Saks Fifth Avenue in Plaza Frontenac invited myself and other bloggers to a barefaced beauty brunch. Barefaced, you say? Yes, barefaced. As in, … Read more

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Birchbox No. 7: Klorane, Marvis, Sumita, COOLA, Pilot

My May Birchbox review is a smidge late because these products took quite a while to review… And I kept forgetting to wear the sunscreen. In this box I found a few new favorites, an eyeliner I can’t master and what I have to imagine is the most hilariously overpriced toothpaste on either side of … Read more

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