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January 2013


Essie Marshmallow – Sheer White Jelly Mani Goodness

I was admiring a friend’s mani the other day- it was white-ish, crisp and elegant looking. She told me it was Essie Marshmallow, worn with 3 coats for semi-opacity. Even 3 coats doesn’t cover all the nail lines which is…

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Suresh Royal Jasmine Lip Balm – Kisses Like Flowers

My name is Jane and I am a lip balm junkie. Yes, I admit it! My favourite lip balms are the smooth silky ones that leave a satiny finish on the lips, like La Mer Lip Balm and Chanel Hydramax…

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Pretty Pretty Lips With Osmia Organics

I don’t go out of my way to find organic or natural products. To be honest, a lot of my experience has been with products that are very back-yardy and not good enough to justify me switching. I was intrigued…

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TFK Son Of A Rose – Rose Velvet

From the TFK website: TFK, The Fragrance Kitchen, is the latest chapter in the ongoing retail legend that began in 2005 by Sheikh Majed Al-Sabah. The Kuwaiti based fragrance house was borne of childhood memories and sensory memories that became…

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OPI Anti-Bleak from Mariah Carey Collection – Perfect Way to Brighten Up!

I finally found the OPI Mariah Carey Collection and while I did love most of them, Anti-Bleak was the stand out for me. I know I did not have a purple-y purple like this in my collection and coincidentally I…

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Banish Winter Dry Skin & Just Be Touchable

Ugh there is nothing like a cold Canadian winter. The temps dip below zero, the furnace cranks up, and everything becomes dry, crinkly and papery. I actually dry my laundry by draping it all over the place just to get…

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Hourglass Aura Cheek & Lip Stains In Flush

I am a lover of stains for lips and cheeks. They are a weightless and transparent way to add natural looking colour to your complexion. One of my favourites is the amazing Benefit Benetint – the famous rose scented stain…

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Klorane Mango Butter Range for Damaged Hair

I’ve always loved Klorane. It’s an elegant French line of botanical hair products, whose philosophy is a based on a passion for plants and nature. Created in the South of France in 1966 by the pharmacist Pierre Fabre and one…

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Chanel Le Vernis Vertigo Is Making Me Dizzy

Whoa. Just, whoa. Vertigo is a gorgeous Chanel nail polish in every possible way. Colour – the perfect not quite black but not grey so lets call it “light black”, with the famous Chanel hidden shimmer. And the shimmer is…

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Hydraluron Serum Works Moisturizing Miracles

Ok why did it take me so long to try this stuff? Hydraluron, made by Indeed Labs, is a gel-serum designed to boost the performance of any moisturizer. It is to be used under your creams/lotions/serums and is basically full…

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