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I have seven of the best cream blushes I’ll be mixing this year to share with you. If your skin tends towards dryness or if it’s maturing or if you just want to try new textures, then cream blush may be where the sweet spot it. They are increasingly the type of blush I prefer…

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Before getting to the details of what’s in my latest French Pharmacy haul, after luxury, this is my favourite category of skincare products. Like it or not, the French are masters at skincare and at offering effective products at accessible prices, many of which can hold their own against more expensive items. So as much as…

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I have an all Chanel, all hydrating skincare hot date to share in lieu of a Valentine’s Day Gift Guide. These are some of my favourite products from the brand that provides my dry skin with that comfortable feeling it craves and increasingly needs. Some of the items are re-purchases while others are new additions…

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  Can you tell I’m still, still, combing through my makeup stash with eagle eyes? There’s a growing pile of things in a corner that will inevitably be decluttered but in the meantime, I’m offering up my 5 highly favoured lipglosses in shades that anyone can wear. Of the 5 lip glosses, I’ve had the…

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The Olive and June Studio Box comes from a namesake nail salon that came about in 2013. Since then, the breakout product from Olive and June is The Poppy, a handle that fits over the small inner cap of your nail polish bottle. The job of The Poppy is to give you greater control over…

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  Peter Thomas Roth Niacinamide Discoloration Treatment is very new to my skincare rotation. By now we’re all so used to policing our breakouts, pigmentation, uneven skin texture and dark spots, that we’ve lost track of how long they’ve been on our skin. The Ingredients PTR’s Niacinamide Discoloration Treatment ingredients contain a slew of familiar…

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I have seven of the best cream blushes I’ll be mixing this year to share with you. If your skin tends towards dryness or if it’s maturing or if you just want to try new textures, then cream blush may be where the sweet spot it. They are increasingly the type of blush I prefer…

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Before getting to the details of what’s in my latest French Pharmacy haul, after luxury, this is my favourite category of skincare products. Like it or not, the French are masters at skincare and at offering effective products at accessible prices, many of which can hold their own against more expensive items. So as much as…

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I have an all Chanel, all hydrating skincare hot date to share in lieu of a Valentine’s Day Gift Guide. These are some of my favourite products from the brand that provides my dry skin with that comfortable feeling it craves and increasingly needs. Some of the items are re-purchases while others are new additions…

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  Can you tell I’m still, still, combing through my makeup stash with eagle eyes? There’s a growing pile of things in a corner that will inevitably be decluttered but in the meantime, I’m offering up my 5 highly favoured lipglosses in shades that anyone can wear. Of the 5 lip glosses, I’ve had the…

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The Olive and June Studio Box comes from a namesake nail salon that came about in 2013. Since then, the breakout product from Olive and June is The Poppy, a handle that fits over the small inner cap of your nail polish bottle. The job of The Poppy is to give you greater control over…

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  Peter Thomas Roth Niacinamide Discoloration Treatment is very new to my skincare rotation. By now we’re all so used to policing our breakouts, pigmentation, uneven skin texture and dark spots, that we’ve lost track of how long they’ve been on our skin. The Ingredients PTR’s Niacinamide Discoloration Treatment ingredients contain a slew of familiar…

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1957 Les Exclusifs de Chanel Eau de Parfum drew inspiration from a few events. The year 1957 saw Gabrielle Chanel receiving the Neiman Marcus Award for distinguished service in the Fashion Arena. It was also the year in which her classic, still coveted and exhaustively copied two-toned ballet flats were introduced. Bestowed upon her by…

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I have seven of the best cream blushes I’ll be mixing this year to share with you. If your skin tends towards dryness or if it’s maturing or if you just want to try new textures, then cream blush may be where the sweet spot it. They are increasingly the type of blush I prefer…

Continue Reading

I have an all Chanel, all hydrating skincare hot date to share in lieu of a Valentine’s Day Gift Guide. These are some of my favourite products from the brand that provides my dry skin with that comfortable feeling it craves and increasingly needs. Some of the items are re-purchases while others are new additions…

Continue Reading

  Can you tell I’m still, still, combing through my makeup stash with eagle eyes? There’s a growing pile of things in a corner that will inevitably be decluttered but in the meantime, I’m offering up my 5 highly favoured lipglosses in shades that anyone can wear. Of the 5 lip glosses, I’ve had the…

Continue Reading

The Olive and June Studio Box comes from a namesake nail salon that came about in 2013. Since then, the breakout product from Olive and June is The Poppy, a handle that fits over the small inner cap of your nail polish bottle. The job of The Poppy is to give you greater control over…

Continue Reading

  Peter Thomas Roth Niacinamide Discoloration Treatment is very new to my skincare rotation. By now we’re all so used to policing our breakouts, pigmentation, uneven skin texture and dark spots, that we’ve lost track of how long they’ve been on our skin. The Ingredients PTR’s Niacinamide Discoloration Treatment ingredients contain a slew of familiar…

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1957 Les Exclusifs de Chanel Eau de Parfum drew inspiration from a few events. The year 1957 saw Gabrielle Chanel receiving the Neiman Marcus Award for distinguished service in the Fashion Arena. It was also the year in which her classic, still coveted and exhaustively copied two-toned ballet flats were introduced. Bestowed upon her by…

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  Do you feel it, that change in the air? In the beauty space specifically, something is brewing. Beauty buying habits are beginning to shift in a very real way, as there are increasing sentiments around ‘low buying’, ‘no buying‘ and sustainability. I’m seeing those sentiments in relation to other things as well and maybe you…

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I have seven of the best cream blushes I’ll be mixing this year to share with you. If your skin tends towards dryness or if it’s maturing or if you just want to try new textures, then cream blush may be where the sweet spot it. They are increasingly the type of blush I prefer…

Continue Reading

  Can you tell I’m still, still, combing through my makeup stash with eagle eyes? There’s a growing pile of things in a corner that will inevitably be decluttered but in the meantime, I’m offering up my 5 highly favoured lipglosses in shades that anyone can wear. Of the 5 lip glosses, I’ve had the…

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The Olive and June Studio Box comes from a namesake nail salon that came about in 2013. Since then, the breakout product from Olive and June is The Poppy, a handle that fits over the small inner cap of your nail polish bottle. The job of The Poppy is to give you greater control over…

Continue Reading

  Peter Thomas Roth Niacinamide Discoloration Treatment is very new to my skincare rotation. By now we’re all so used to policing our breakouts, pigmentation, uneven skin texture and dark spots, that we’ve lost track of how long they’ve been on our skin. The Ingredients PTR’s Niacinamide Discoloration Treatment ingredients contain a slew of familiar…

Continue Reading

1957 Les Exclusifs de Chanel Eau de Parfum drew inspiration from a few events. The year 1957 saw Gabrielle Chanel receiving the Neiman Marcus Award for distinguished service in the Fashion Arena. It was also the year in which her classic, still coveted and exhaustively copied two-toned ballet flats were introduced. Bestowed upon her by…

Continue Reading

  Do you feel it, that change in the air? In the beauty space specifically, something is brewing. Beauty buying habits are beginning to shift in a very real way, as there are increasing sentiments around ‘low buying’, ‘no buying‘ and sustainability. I’m seeing those sentiments in relation to other things as well and maybe you…

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  I’ve been taking a hard look at every single makeup item I own and the number of neutrals in my stash surprised me, especially after last week’s matte red lipstick ranking. So in very loose order, these are currently the most neutral makeup products in my stash and if you’ve been here before, some…

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