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  • Disappointing Shopping Experience – PÜR Cosmetics

    When Ebates had their amazing 15% off deal last month, I jumped on the chance to try out a couple of beauty retailers that I had never ordered from before. PÜR Cosmetics was definitely at the top of my list — their Moonlight Glow Strobe Palette was calling my name. I ordered the strobe palette and a limited edition correcting primer (which is no longer listed on the PÜR site). Despite my high hopes, shopping on the PÜR website left a lot to be desired and, sadly, so did their products. Canadians should keep in mind that while PÜR does ship to Canada (and rather quickly at that) their prices are listed and processed…

  • Bronzer Roundup for Light to Medium Complexions

    I have a bit of a bronzer problem. Bronzer is my go-to category, so I’ve acquired a bit of a collection. Here’s my roundup of tips and favourites. Bronzer is one of those products that needs the right tools. Most other products can withstand a bit of improvisation, like using those horrendous sponge-tip applicators that come with drug store eyeshadow (they work in a pinch!). Bronzer is not one of those products. Do not use the silly brushes that come with some bronzers, they are completely useless. If you have the right brush, your bronzer will look great even if you don’t have quite the right shade. Before I jump into sharing my product recommendations, let…

  • April Favourites

    April was a great month for makeup. Between the Sephora VIB sale and my London holiday, I was able to pick up a small handful of products. I have been dutifully testing them out throughout the month.