matte lips that are comfortable, too?!

I had a new lipstick discovery back in December and my love for them is still going strong. As I briefly raved in my December faves, the NYX Matte lipsticks are seriously, seriously amazing. Plus, since Target is one of the few places that stocks NYX and we are losing Target any day now in Canada, it’s time for me to really spread the love so that my Canadian ladies can get in on the action! NYX Matte Lipstick Continue reading


looking good after 5pm

Situation: you’ve got somewhere to go after a full work or school day. Concern: you want to look as fresh and beautiful as you did when you left the house that morning.   Issue 1: you either aren’t going home first, or will only have 5 minutes before you have to leave again.  Issue 2: you unfortunately look like you’ve been at work/school for at least 8 hours. Uh oh.

This happens to me all. the. time. No matter what fabulous products I used that morning, I definitely don’t look as good post-5PM as I did at 7:30AM, all bright and fresh-faced and glowy with perfect eyeliner. But that doesn’t mean I don’t want to look that way again for my post-work activities! Lucky for you and for me (mostly for me), I’ve narrowed down the few, crucial beauty steps to take to refresh, re-set and only slightly re-do your makeup to keep your face going into the evenings and beyond!  You only need a few products so you can easily pack these essentials in a small makeup bag to throw in your purse to touch up on-the-go. DSC_0011

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easy brows courtesy of Maybelline

As I’ve previously lamented, my eyebrows suck. Unfortunately, I definitely can’t leave the house without spending at least a few minutes taming them into normalcy, which means I’m always on the look-out for products that are easy to use and that will add some definition and a bit of colour.  My previous hero eyebrow product was Dipbrow from Anastasia Beverly Hills. I absolutely still love this product, but I’ve been reaching Maybelline’s Brow Drama more and more lately. Maybelline Brow Drama

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