June 27, 2016

Mascara Monday - Lash Primers from Smashbox, Quo and Mary Kay!

Smashbox Photo Finish Lash Primer - $25 - conditions and lifts lashes to new heights with a non-flaking or smudging formula that boosts lashes and makes mascara last longer - want a bolder look - just layer. Featuring Smashbox’s dual-sided Two-Timer brush, it has an ultra-thin comb for clean, clump-free separation and molded bristles that enrobe each lash.

Available at Sephora, Shoppers Drug Mart, Murale and smashbox.com.
Quo Prep My Lash Primer - $12 - a white primer that is applied under mascara to lengthen and make  lashes look fuller.

Available exclusively at Shoppers Drug Mart.
Mary Kay Lash Primer - $21 - with a clear formula that primes to instantly intensify lash volume and create longer-looking lashes.

Available now through your Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant - if you don't have one you can locate one at - www.marykay.ca or 1-866-455-5454.

- Lisamarie -

June 25, 2016

Easy travels with Guerlain, Mereadesso, Avon, AG Hair, Sephora and Mary Kay!

Guerlain My Super Tips Collection - with everything you need for a beauty survival kit on-the-go offering quick and effective solutions to everyday issues wherever you are with:

Midnight Secret Late Night Recovery Treatment - 15ml - $35 - apply before bed to smooth features, replump skin and revitalize the complexion to make it look like you got two extra hours of sleep.
SOS Cream Soothing Comfort Balm - 15ml - $35 - offers high-tolerance comforting care for fragile skin and can be used morning and/or night.
Radiance In A Flash Instant Radiance & Lift Effect - 15ml - $35 - immediately tightens and gives skin an instant glow.
Super Lips Lip Hero - 15ml - $35 - a super smile repairer for lips that have been ravaged by cold, wind, UV rays and water to leave then soft, smooth and replumped in a single application.

Available at Guerlain counters across Canada.
Mereadesso The Cleanser Multi Pack - 5 x 12ml - $22 - with resealable sachets of Face and Neck Cleanser along with a specially designed mini cleansing cloth in a reusable pouch with each sachet lasting 10-14 days with normal use.

Available at mereadesso.com.
Avon Skin So Soft Bug Guard Plus Icaridin Insect Repellent Towelettes - pack of 8 - $16 - a portable deet-free bug repellent that fits in your pocket and repels mosquitoes for 5 hours and deer ticks for 7 hours. With a light-feeling, non-greasy, quick-drying protection formula containing vitamin E and aloe along with a stink-free Gentle Breeze scent.

Available from your Avon rep - 1-800-265-AVON or online at www.avon.ca.
AG Hair Texture To Go Travel Kit - $29.95 - includes: 59ml Cleansing Cream, 53ml Sea Spray, 12.5ml Texture Gloss and 54ml Dry Wax - lets you rock your natural hair texture with products that are the perfect size to take with you wherever you go this summer. I especially love the Sea Spray - it adds the perfect amount of texture to 2nd day hair making skipping the shampoo look intentional!

Available at Trade Secrets locations across Canada and online at www.tradesecrets.ca.
Sephora Take Me Away Travel Jar Set - $10 - a set of three 0.35oz capacity travel jars with a spatula making it easy to take your favorite beauty creams, cleansers and moisturizers on the go.

Available at Sephora and sephora.ca.
Mary Kay Discover What You Love Travel Roll-Up Bag - $40 - pack all of your favourite products in one spot and hit the road on your next summer trip - the pouches are clear making it easy to see where everything is and it even comes with a hook so that you can hang it on the back of your door for extra convenience.

Available now through your Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant - if you don't have one you can locate one at - www.marykay.ca or 1-866-455-5454.

- Lisamarie -

June 24, 2016

Pureology Style + Care Infusions - for volume, smoothing and curls!

Pureology introduces Style + Care Infusions - a new category of blow-dry products that combine the perfect blend of haircare and styling in one easy-to-use formula helping to quickly and easily create any style without sacrificing vibrant colour, hair health or a natural feel. 

The bottle itself is super-cool with a dual chamber that features both a caring formula and a styling formula that are blended together at the moment of use to provide the best of both worlds in just one product.

Addressing the individual needs of all hairtypes, each of the three formulas contain the exclusive Style + Care Complex which features Xylose to insulate the cuticle layer and protect against heat damage and Intracylane to strengthen the hair - think of them as primers with styling benefits:

Pure Volume Style + Care Infusion - 150ml - $30.80 - for fine to medium / thick colour-treated hair to provide touchable Fullness + Density. Features Wheat Protein to provide targeted care and strength to weightlessly restore and fortify hair fibers and even out the hair surface to reduce tangling and breakage without any of the rough, sticky feel that traditional volume stylers create.

Smooth Perfection Style + Care Infusion - 150ml - $30.80 - for medium to thick / coarse colour-treated hair to provides lustrous Smoothness + Movement. Features advanced smoothing micro-emulsion technology, smoothing oils of Camellia Oil to help smooth the hair fiber while adding fluid movement without weighing the hair down and the exclusive Thermal Anti-Fade complex to prevent colour fade.

Curl Complete Style + Care Infusion - 150ml - $30.80 - for colour-treated curls and waves to provide crunch-free Curl Definition + Softness. Features Coconut Oil which provides a high concentration of Vitamin E to sooth, condition, and hydrate, as well as a rebalancing blend of fatty acids restore moisture from root to tip to define and soften all types of curls.

Available now at fine salons across Canada - check out www.pureology.com to find one near you.

- Lisamarie -

Fragrant Friday - Marc Jacobs Splash Collection

Inspired by the original Marc Jacobs’ Splash Collection, Marc Jacobs has brought back four of their most loved Splash scents meant to recapture the essence of summer. Crisp to the senses, yet mellow in color, each Splash indulges in the simple pleasures of an easy-going, light hearted spirit.

Pear - 100ml EDT - $65 - a crisp and fruity scent with top notes of bergamot, lemon and pear; a heart of freesia; and base notes of teak wood, amber and musk.

Cucumber - 100ml  EDT - $65 - a clean and refreshing scent with top notes of watery cucumber, lotus leaf and crisp bamboo; heart notes of lily of the valley, linden blossom and Dutch freesia; and base notes of frosted musk and blonde woods.

Rain - 100ml EDT - $65 - a captivating and refreshing scent with top notes of clementine, cypress and strawberry; heart notes of sunflower, passion flower and orchid; and base notes of teak wood, amber, musk and oak moss.

Cotton - 100ml EDT - $65 - a clean and comforting scent with top notes of peach, mandarin, bergamot and aquatic accord; heart notes of lavender, jasmine, cotton accord and lily of the valley; and base notes of white suede, blonde wood and musk.

Available now exclusively at Hudson's Bay and thebay.com.

- Lisamarie -

June 23, 2016

Bliss Archille's Heel Spa-Powered Heel Smoother

Need an easy way to prep your feet for sandal season? Then check out:

Bliss Archille's Heel Spa-Powered Heel Smoother - $49 -a  pro-powered heel smoother that uses a two-speed rotating exfoliating disc to gently remove rough, dry, dead and callused skin while the buffing disc provides a flawless finish. Simply switch it on, apply light pressure to your heels and soles, and watch feet transform to become visibly soft and smooth. Then finish off with the aloe leaf and peppermint Foot Patrol AHA exfoilating & softening cream to provide deep, soothing moisture to leave feet looking and feeling silky soft.

For an even more intense softening effect, throw on a pair of cotton sock afters applying the cream and leave on overnight to wake up to feet so soft, they'll put a baby's butt to shame!

Available at Hudson's Bay, Sephora and sephora.ca.

- Lisamarie -

Beautycounter Lip Sheer - with swatches!

Beautycounter Lip Sheer - $38 - in 10 shades theat compliment all skin tones: Nude, Terra (limited edition), Petal, Twig, Coral, Rose, Scarlet, Currant, Plum, Raisin - with silky-smooth, long-lasting formula that is lightweight yet ultra-moisturizing, for the perfect mix of sheer colour and polished sheen.

Such an easy way to wear lipcolour for summer and I love the vanilla scent - and not only do they add a sheer flush of colour on the lips, go ahead and use them on your cheeks too for the same glowy effect!

Available online and through independent consultants - check out www.beautycounter.com for more info.

- Lisamarie -

June 22, 2016

Eye Love Wednesday - Avon All Matte Finish True Color Eyeshadow Quads

Avon All Matte Finish True Color Eyeshadow Quad - $12 - in 5 combos of sumptuous coordinating matte shades: Tranquility, Smoke and Fog, On the Vine, Tenderness and Desert Sunset - with true colour technology and shades that are numbered to make it easy, even for the biggest makeup novice to highlight, accent, shade and contour for an expert look that is chic and sophisticated.

Available now from your Avon rep - 1-800-265-AVON or online at www.avon.ca.

- Lisamarie -