Skincare

Sisley-Paris Beauty Subscription Roundup

If you’re a beauty subscription box devotee or more of a spectator as I am, you’re in the right place. I appreciate the concept and also the new category it has created. In general, I find them useful as gifts when I’m stumped as to what to purchase. For myself, however, I’m usually not so …

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Skincare

On Lips-Sensai Cellular Performance Total Lip Treatment

My lips have never fared better. Indeed, in a quest lasting several years to find a balm or salve for my dry lips, the answer manifested in a most uncanny way. Maybe you’ve heard of the British beauty journalist, Sali Hughes. I’ve consistently read her column in the Guardian Newspapers for several years now, and …

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Face Tools

Makeup Brushes-Mikasa Beauty

I’ve been sitting on these makeup brushes from Mikasa Beauty since last year. Simply put, I’ve been using them, garnering a feel for how they hold up to being cleaned, how they perform in applying my makeup and how they perform in my hands.  Mikasa Beauty is a fairly new company based in Vancouver, Canada, …

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Face Illuminating Makeup

Powder Principles

How do you choose your powder? Do you seek out loose, pressed, glimmery, matte, translucent or with colour? And how many smashed powders do you have quarantined in a zip-top bag at the bottom of your handbag or in your cabinet? Love them or not, powders are an integral part of a well edited makeup wardrobe. …

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