Monday, 31 October 2016

Mermaid Makeup For Halloween

A few days ago I posted my 'Darling Deer' Halloween look, which I put together with help from the "Glam To Ghoul" campaign (Check it out HERE).

halloween makeup mermaid fishnet

Today, I have a magical mermaid look.

Saturday, 29 October 2016

Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips Lipstick in 'Secret Salma', 'Kim K.W.', and 'Miranda May' - Review, Swatches, and Look

Get ready for some pretty-ness, because today I'm talking about the Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips Lipsticks!

charlotte tilbury hot lips lipstick secret salma kim k.w. miranda may review swatches look

Inspired by and in collaboration with some of the world's most inspiring celebrities, Charlotte Tilbury brings you 16 lipsticks (4 of which are best sellers), in a variety of finishes.

Thursday, 27 October 2016

Glam To Ghoul - Darling Deer

This year, MAKE UP FOR EVER has partnered with Sephora Canada on a Halloween campaign called "Glam To Ghoul", which features six trendy and achievable Halloween looks.

glam to ghoul darling deer

This is my attempt at the 'Darling Deer' look.  I hope you *fawn* over it!

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Face of the Day - Ease Into Fall

After going to work this past weekend, and realzing that I couldn't wear shorts, it officially hit me - summer is over, and I need to start preparing for fall.  While I'm not ready to say goodbye to the warm weather, I can always get excited for fall makeup.

I'm not quite ready to dive head-first into the bold vampy fall makeup, so this my "transitional" look.

Saturday, 22 October 2016

BlinkBrowBar Eyebrow Pencil, Nourishing Brow Oil, Brow Corrector - Review, Swatches, Before & After

I am constantly on the hunt for the next best brow product.  I'm super picky when it comes to my brows because I'm a bottle blonde, with ashy-toned dark-ish brows, and am always trying to find products that will fill in the sparse areas, but not make my brows look orange/clash with my blonde hair.

blinkbrowbar eyebrow pencil brow oil brow corrector review swatches

I was recently introduced to BlinkBrowBar, which is a walk-in brow bar with 25 locations in the UK, and 1 location in Saks Fifth Avenue NYC.  I have a few products from the brand to share with you today.

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Stila Stay All Day MATTE'ificent Lipstick in 'Brûlée', and 'Bisou' - Review, Swatches, and Look

Back in September I got to check out a preview for a bunch of brands that fall under the 'ACI' umbrella.  One of those brands was a brand that carries my holy-grail liquid eyeliner - Stila!

Stila stay all day matteificent lipstick brulee bisou review swatches 1

One of the things that Stila was launching was the Stila Stay All Day MATTE'ificent Lipsticks, which are part of the Glam Rock Fall 2016 Collection.  Today I have two of the twelve shades for you to take a look at.

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Belif Comes to Canada + Skincare Review

Belif skincare is heeeeeere!  The wait is over because the famous skincare brand that combines British medical herbalist 150 year heritage with modern Korean skin science is finally available in Canada.

I know - Shawna talking about skincare?  That's right!  I don't talk about skincare a lot, so when I do, you know it's good.

Saturday, 15 October 2016

Too Faced Melted Matte Liquified Matte Long Wear Lipstick - Review, Swatches, and Looks

Too Faced has had a few teasers on their Instagram page of upcoming new products.  Included in the bunch are some new colours of the Melted Matte liquid lipsticks (Forest Green!).  Since new colours are coming out, it's about time that I try out the original Melted Matte colours.

too faced melted mattes review swatch

I've tried matte liquid lipsticks from Kat Von D, Colourpop, Anastasia Beverly Hills, and Milani, so let's add Too Faced to the list and see how they measure up!

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Belif Skincare - Introduction & Contest Announcement!

Some of you might be familiar with Belif products - the Korean skincare brand that you might have seen popping up around the world.  Well now they're launching in Canada, in a big way!

belif canada contest

Belif is giving Canadians a chance to win a trip for two to Banff!

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

MAC Nutcracker Sweet Smoky Eye Compact Eye Shadow x 9 - Review, Swatches, and Look

Let the holiday beauty products begin - Fly money, fly!  In addition to peppermint, snowflakes, and hot chocolate, the best thing about the holidays for beauty lovers around the world is holiday collections.  Every year, brands release limited-edition products that I always hope will end up being given to me, wrapped in a big bow.

MAC Nutcracker Sweet Smoky Eye Compact eye shadow x 9 review swatches look

If you've paid attention to Instagram, you know that MAC plans to big for this holiday season. The Nutcracker Sweet Collection contains 40 (yes, forty!) pieces.

Sunday, 9 October 2016

MAC Diwali Light Festival Collection - Information

Light up the Diwali Festival with an exquisite limited-edition eye shadow X 9 palette.

MAC light festival Diwali collection

In honour of the joyful holiday, this palette draws on the expressive hues of gold, red, and blue, in spirited limited-edition packaging, inspired by the flicker of the flames and fireworks.  Complete the look with a lively flourish of Fluidline Pen or Modern Twist Kajal Liner.

Thursday, 6 October 2016

GOSH Cosmetics - Review and Look

GOSH Cosmetics is adding a bunch of products to their core collection.

GOSH Cosmetics core products review look

I put together an (almost) full-face look with them.  Was it a hit or a miss?

Monday, 3 October 2016

IMATS Toronto 2016 - Pictures, Prices, Haul, and Planning for IMATS 2017: Going in the Morning VS. Afternoon

It feels like IMATS New York was ages ago!  But here we are, 6 months later, with another IMATS is upon us.

IMATS Toronto 2016 - Pictures, Prices, Haul

This time I went on the Saturday afternoon, compared to my first IMATS, where I woke up at the crack of dawn to get into the convention first thing.