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Vichy Mineral Masks

Vichy Mineral Masks opener


There’s a childlike joy about getting one’s face dirty with a mud mask, no? But the real payoff comes when you feel your cleansed skin once said goop gets washed off. Unlike back in the day where the only options available were those rather unimpressive-looking noxious & heavy-feeling clay versions, now there are thankfully many more attractive and truly effective options — all tailored to one’s specific needs and skin type, such as these new Mineral Masks from Vichy. Gives new meaning to war paint, wouldn’t you agree?



NARS · Steel The Show Fall 2017 Collection


Not to take anything away from my love of everything Summer, I must admit that lush & cozy-looking autumnal hues such as these found in the NARS Steel The Show Fall 2017 Color Collection, are pushing all the right buttons. By the way, don’t let appearances fool you; this little grouping packs quite the elegant punch.



Pixi Beauty · Skintreats & an interview with Amanda Bell


Several weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending an intimate breakfast to welcome UK brand Pixi Beauty back to Canada, where I not only got the scoop on several upcoming products but also had the opportunity to pick the brains of Amanda Bell, Beauty Global Colour Ambassador for Pixi. For those of you already familiar with the range, then I don’t need to tell you about some of their cult-fave icons (hello, Glow Tonic?) and if you’re not familiar, well read on to learn more about this brand from Amanda Bell herself (she’s so cool … and FUNNY!)



NARS · Velvet Matte Foundation Stick


This Fall, NARS is introducing Velvet Matte Foundation Stick, a format that’s a first for the brand. Coming out the gate in an impressive amount of 20 shades, the colour range will definitely meet a wide variety of complexions but over & above that, is the utter portability of this product. Busy lifestyles have definitely met their … match.



LaCoupe ORGNX · Coconut & Macadamia Oil Collection


I’m all about pampering: my face, my body, my nails, and most definitely, my hair. And while that form of pampering usually comes with a luxury price tag, I’m always open to trying out new & better priced products — especially if they deliver. So when I was approached to test out the Coconut & Macadamia Oil Collection from LaCoupe ORGNX, I actually jumped at the chance because, well … coconut. The fact that these products are also free of tons of nasty ingredients didn’t hurt the cause either.