Simple Holiday Look ~

I know this time of year is crazy for most people, so I like to simplify my makeup look all while still feeling pretty and pulled together. I know it may look like a lot, but it is so quick and to the point that you could pretty much be out the door in 20…

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Out the Door in 3 Minutes

Sometimes we wake up late and sometimes we just seem to run out of time but we need go-to’s to feel put together in a hurry. I have broken it down to a 3 minute routine with only 3 products. It is my essentials – mascara, concealer, lipstick – that’s it. I used the Clinique…

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No-makeup, makeup in Under 5 Minutes

For those lazy days, or off days where you need to look somewhat put together – no makeup makeup is perfect. I use about 3 sometimes 4 products. BB cream, mascara, eyeshadow (basic) and sometimes powder. That’s it. If I were to put a price on it it would be around $40 for the entire…

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Nude or Nothing?

I prefer natural eyeshadow bases and mixes. I recently picked up the Maybelline The Nudes Eye Shadow Palette and it’s not bad. It only retails for around $12 CAD which for a palette is a steal. However, the pigmentation needs a lot of build up; but for $12 we can afford a little more product…

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Winged Eyeliner Revamped

I previously did a post about how to do the perfect winged liner, now its time to step it up and review some handy liners that actually don’t make your life difficult. My first step in this process was tight lining with the Marc Jacobs liner. It is small and compact and allows for a fine…

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Stay Matte and Flawless with $8

Back to the good old roots of budget friendly yet good quality. I found this Stay Matte Mousse Foundation by Rimmel and it is great! It can be risky with mousse and oily skin to not look glowing but shinning. This claims to be a lightweight shine control foundation – bonus points.   Before: As…

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Holiday Full Face

Hello ! Ok so getting right back into it – it’s thanksgiving in Canada and soon to be America. So here was my full face of products to look amazing and flawless. I start with my Estée Lauder Idealist Pore Minimizing Serum and layer my everyday moisturizer on top. I then go in with my…

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Get Your Bronze On

So we know I am all about that affordability, but I also like good quality for the money you spend. This powder is about $32 CAD. Ouch. But it has lasted me months, and I love it. The nice thing about going with higher quality brands is they will help match the perfect colour to…

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The Perfect Winged Eyeliner

The perfect winged liner is a mystery to most, and continues to be hard to figure out. Although I am not a master of it, I would say I’ve finally moved on from the rookie stage. So here is my tip by tip how to. 1. Make small dots along the lash line with a…

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$9 Life Saver

If you have been following my posts, or even just skimmed through, you’ll know I am on a budget and really like to save money. I also have posted before that I am prone to acne (even in adulthood) and tend to have more oily skin. So let’s just state: I love matte finishes. I…

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