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September 2012


Sweet & Sexy Skin Musk….Still Love It

The scent of simple uncomplicated musk perfumes always reminds me of my teenage years. They were really big back then, probably because they are so simple and easy to wear. They smell like skin….warm skin. Sometimes clean, and sometimes a…

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Buxom Lip Tarnish is Causing A Scandal On My Lips

Buxom Big & Healthy Lip Tarnish is a big sort of pencil/crayon that tints like a stain, shines like a gloss, moisturizes like and plumps as well. I first read about it on Best Things In Beauty  and for a lip colour-phobe…

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Pretty In Pink: Chanel Le Vernis Mica Rose

Sometimes we just want a no fuss sheer mani. I have millions a couple sheer pinks/whites in varying levels of sheer that suit just about any mani mood that strikes. But, I just could not resist the pretty pink Chanel…

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Can We Talk About Chanel Coco Noir?

So my almost 17 year old baby, Biddy, was lucky enough to snag a sample of Chanel’s latest perfume offering, Chanel Coco Noir. Each time I sniff it I like it a little bit more. Some may disagree with me,…

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Mysterious Perfume: A Lab On Fire’s L’Anonyme

  I like perfumes that take a chance. They try to step outside of the box, either in the actual scent (which can be risky) or in design, style, distribution or what have you. The name A Lab On Fire…

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My Purple Jeans Are Purple-y

 Well the fall weather is upon us. I have been craving the richer deeper jewel tone colours of autumn in my make up and clothes. How perfect are these Paige Verdugo Ultra Skinny jeans in burgundy? They are a thicker…

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dalybeauty serge lutens a la nuit review perfume

Jasmine Smells Sexier At Night: Serge Lutens À la Nuit Perfume

Yes, another jasmine perfume has wriggled its way into my collection. Its a simple, drop-dead gorgeous soliflore, but only in the complicated soliflore way of Serge Lutens. Which means that while the jasmine stands center stage in À la Nuit,…

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Jane Iredale Brush-Me Matte: Never Let Them See You Shine

The other day on Twitter, one of my fellow Canadian beauty bloggers, Jessica over at Beautizine, asked us what make up item we never leave the house without. Not surprisingly,  my answer was Jane Iredale Brush-Me Matte Powder. What was…

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Save Me From Myself…I’m Falling Down The La Mer Rabbit Hole…

Good lord. La Mer. I have yet to meet one woman who doesn’t love it, and also yet to meet one woman who can resist buying her beloved La Mer products, regardless of cost. The Eye Balm is a beauty…

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I Smell Like Heaven: The Different Company Pure Virgin Perfume

Well, I love my skin scents, I do. Soft, gentle and wearing close to the skin, skin scents can be sweet and innocent but they can also be sexy. It’s quite sensual when someone has to get close to smell…

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