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Travel Throwback: San Francisco with the Sister

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Last year, my super-brilliant older sister (aka the "future doctor" in our family) had the chance to present her study on smoking cessation at a conference in San Francisco. This was a golden opportunity for me to cross yet another thing off my travel bucket list: visiting a Californian beach. Although it was early March ...

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Shoot for Pureology Canada (L’Oreal)

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Swag from the Pureology and L'Oreal Team. Very excited for that Clarisonic. Last Monday I had the great opportunity to shoot for Pureology Canada with photographer Allysandra Cervantes, Toni Ekunah, designer Vanessa Rose's Jesse Rowes collection and a great Pureology hair team led by Mandy Jacobs from Salon Decorum. We did the shoot for future hair shows ...

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Travel Throwback: Paris in the Spring

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I love Paris. The fashionable Parisians, the food, the language, the art--even the bus loads of DSLR-clad tourists. Best of all, I love the rich history. Architectural details of the Notre Dame Cathedral. It was Spring 2013 and I decided to jet off for the first time to Europe for a week. Armed with my Air Transat ...

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Top winter skin care picks

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The harsh wind and relentless cold sucks up moisture from your skin during the colder months. To fend off flaky skin, tweak your beauty routine to incorporate these moisture-locking products. 1. Sally Hansen Vitamin E Nail & Cuticle Oil 2. World's Softest Spa Socks 3. Omega 3 Capsules 4. Organix Hydrating Moroccan Argan Oil 5. Fresh Lotus ...

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IMATS Toronto 2011

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This past Sunday, I attended the International Makeup Artist Trade Show (or IMATS to my beauty cronies) at the Toronto Congress Centre. As my third IMATS Toronto show, I knew which booths I wanted to see and I actually adhered to a budget. Armed with my press pass (thanks to my YouTube channel), Canon T2i, ...

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Moroccan Oil Restorative Hair Treatment Review

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A few days after I purchased the Moroccan Oil styling product (review below this post), I got the Moroccan Oil Restorative Hair Treatment (CA$37). I've been trying this product out for the past few weeks, as I like to have a good testing range for new products. After washing with my regular shampoo, I put this in ...

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Moroccan Oil Treatment (Original) Review

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      That's my hair after I put in the Moroccan Oil. It's really great at defining my waves. I finally caved and paid close to CAD$40 for the Moroccan Oil hair styling product (100mL/3.4fl.oz). By the by, this was the 20% off sale price. I must say, it did awesome things to my hair. My hair is ...

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E.T. KATY PERRY Makeup Tutorial

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A makeup tutorial for Katy Perry's new music video featuring Kanye West. I love the avant-garde alien look created by makeup artist Kabuki. According to interviews, the designers were looking to create something that had a similar look to jellyfish and amoebas. Kabuki's face chart for the Katy Perry 'alien' look PRODUCTS USED: EYES Yaby (World of Pearl Paints) ...

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Mila Kunis Cosmo Cover Look

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Inspired by the February 2011 Mila Kunis Cosmopolitan cover. Product list below video PRODUCT LIST: EYES Benefit Stay Don't Stray e/s Primer MUD Honey e/s Coastal Scents 88 Warm Palette - bronzey brown, deep brown, nude, and mauve shades MAC Carbon e/s MAC Mythology e/s MAC Retro Speck e/s MAC Fluidline in Blacktrack CHEEKS & CONTOURING Lancome Blush Subtil - Sheer Amerose MAC Mineralize Skinfinish - Soft ...

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