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Style Nails in Minutes with Jamberry Nails Nail Wraps – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 08/24

| July 23, 2015 | 71 Comments
Style Nails in Minutes with Jamberry Nails Nail Wraps – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 08/24

 Manicures are always fun to get, but being a mom to 3 kids, two of them toddlers, doesn’t give my hands a fighting chance of looking good a few days after having my nails done. I am also rough on my hands, so manis don’t stand a fighting chance very long on my nails. When […]

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Modern Gent’s Gift Sets from The Body Shop – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 07/20

| June 20, 2015 | 123 Comments
Modern Gent’s Gift Sets from The Body Shop – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 07/20

Guys like looking and feeling nice, right? The problem: Which products would he want to use to help shave, cleanse and moisturize his face? With Father’s Day closing in on us, The Body Shop Canada wanted to share some of the products they thought men would love to use on their face to help make […]

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Get Lash Help with #RapidLash Eyelash and Eyebrow Enhancing Serum and Giveaway ~ CAN 06/20

| June 12, 2015 | 29 Comments
Get Lash Help with #RapidLash Eyelash and Eyebrow Enhancing Serum and Giveaway ~ CAN 06/20

Since I could remember, I have had short, thin lashes. I am usually on the look-out for great products that will enhance the look of my lashes to look long and luscious. Wearing mascara is fun, but it can irritate my eyes sometimes, and I have to use eye makeup remover to clean this lash […]

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Piggy Paint Review

Piggy Paint Review

Piggy Paint Review *A Kid-Friendly Nail Polish Alternative* Being a little girl and applying nail polish go together like Barbie and Ken. It’s a benchmark ladies start as kids and continue into adulthood without a blink. Who wants to deny any princess pretty fingertips but considering all of the toxic ingredients contained in nail polish, […]

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Pamper Your Nails with Kiss Nail Products~ Review and Giveaway~ CAN 05/25

| April 30, 2015 | 51 Comments
Pamper Your Nails with Kiss Nail Products~ Review and Giveaway~ CAN 05/25

Ottawa Mommy Club Readers, one area of the beauty world that usually does not attract a lot of my attention are my nails. I have horrible nails. I tend to keep my nails low because they always chip and break. I never get manicures because, well, this procedure would get ruined a few hours later […]

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Natural Care for Everyone with Demes and $50 GC Giveaway #MothersDayGift~ CAN 05/04

| April 21, 2015 | 31 Comments
Natural Care for Everyone with Demes and $50 GC Giveaway #MothersDayGift~ CAN 05/04

Finding quality beauty products that are made of natural products and that are certified cruelty-free is hard to find. Finding all of these items in a beauty product and having these products available locally is even harder! That is why I was so happy to be able to review Demes and their line of beauty […]

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Glam Up Your Lashes with Younique Moonstruck 3D Fiber Lashes and Giveaway! #MothersDayGift CAN 05/04

| April 13, 2015 | 62 Comments
Glam Up Your Lashes with Younique Moonstruck 3D Fiber Lashes and Giveaway! #MothersDayGift CAN 05/04

I love getting glammed up. When I put my look together, one of the things I want are full, glamourous-looking lashes. I have tried many different types of mascara to achieve this look with varying results from clumping to no real change to irritated eyes. That is why I was excited to test Younique Products […]

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Vacation vs. Staycation

| March 26, 2015 | 14 Comments
Vacation vs. Staycation

No matter where this March Break will take you, may it be on some fantastic trip on a beach or enjoying the comforts of home, everyone needs time to unwind from the daily grind we live in. We all know that life can get a little bit trying at times, and regardless of where this […]

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Clean Sensitive Skin with Garnier Clean+ Makeup Removing Cleansing Lotion #CleanSensitive

| March 5, 2015 | 16 Comments
Clean Sensitive Skin with Garnier Clean+ Makeup Removing Cleansing Lotion #CleanSensitive

The best way to describe my skin is picky. Since I want to take the best care of my skin I can, I am always on the look-out for the best products that will not dry out or make my skin react negatively to the products I use on it, especially my face. From time […]

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Heat Things Up with The Smoky Poppy Deluxe Gift Set From The Body Shop! #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/31

| March 5, 2015 | 76 Comments
Heat Things Up with The Smoky Poppy Deluxe Gift Set From The Body Shop! #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/31

Since February is known for being the month of love, most people are on the look-out to find that perfect gift for those they care about. The Body Shop decided to heat things up by introducing their Smoky Poppy Deluxe Gift Set to give the gift of love to its users! This gift set includes […]

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Get a Fresh Start to 2015 with DK Books #Review and #Giveaway~ CAN 02/23

| February 5, 2015 | 42 Comments
Get a Fresh Start to 2015 with DK Books #Review and #Giveaway~ CAN 02/23

Many people make resolutions to make a fresh start by trying to improve on an aspect of their body. It may be becoming fit, eating better or trying something new. So not make resolutions, but I do like trying new things in order to improve myself. When I was asked to review two books from […]

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Girl Body Image: You are Beautiful

| January 21, 2015 | 15 Comments
Girl Body Image: You are Beautiful

Girls have lots of pressure from the media and fashion magazines to look flawless, blemish-free and very thin, like their favourite celebrities or models. What they don’t realize is that some digital enhancements are done to the photos to make women look “perfect”, therefore it is pretty much unrealistic to attain this ideal body. It is essential that […]

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5 Younger-Looking Food Supplements for The Skin

| January 14, 2015 | 8 Comments
5 Younger-Looking Food Supplements for The Skin

All of us want to look our best. But as we age, some of us don’t feel as if our skin will pass the test of time. Fortunately, you don’t have to rely on painful and expensive procedures to show off younger looking skin. It is actually possible by simply changing your diet and making […]

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Beat the Mean Effects of Winter on Your Skin with Shoppers Drug Mart #SDMWinterSkin

| January 7, 2015 | 9 Comments
Beat the Mean Effects of Winter on Your Skin with Shoppers Drug Mart #SDMWinterSkin

  Winter. It is cold, harsh and unforgiving. I have never been a fan of winter, for the aforementioned reasons. Winter also comes with less moisture in the air which can wreak havoc on our skin. One of the best ways to combat the harsh conditions that winter ushers our way is to protect it. […]

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The Body Shop Glazed Apple Collection Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 01/05

| December 16, 2014 | 79 Comments
The Body Shop Glazed Apple Collection Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 01/05

When I first learned I was reviewing the limited edition “Glazed Apple” collection from The Body Shop, I was eager to find out how the apple scent would translate into bath & body products. I was ready to try something new, changing from the typical musky scent to a more light scent that smells pleasing to most. To […]

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Body Shop Gift Sets Review and Giveaway! CAN 01/05

| December 15, 2014 | 95 Comments
Body Shop Gift Sets Review and Giveaway! CAN 01/05

I was very happy to have been given the opportunity to participate in this Holiday Gift Guide Review. I remember the Body Shop products as far back as the early to mid-90s, when the Body Shop t-shirts, promoting activism and condemning animal testing, were popular with all the kids. The Body Shop has built its […]

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Body Shop Drops of Youth Concentrates Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 12/31

| December 11, 2014 | 55 Comments
Body Shop Drops of Youth Concentrates Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 12/31

I’m an absolute devotee of the Body Shop and theirs are the only products I consistently pack to come along for the ride when I travel. And it’s a good thing I have them with me on the road, because traveling absolutely destroys my skin. The alternating hot and cold temperatures, the dry air in […]

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Body Shop Strawberry Ultimate Luxuries Gift Set Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/31

| December 10, 2014 | 112 Comments
Body Shop Strawberry Ultimate Luxuries Gift Set Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/31

I have what, on a good day, I refer to as delicate skin. On the other days? I call it cheap skin. It easily gets dry, and so over the years I’ve used a lot of different skin products to try to keep it healthy and happy. Not many of them came quite as nicely and […]

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Keep Your Feet Smooth with Footlogix Medical® and #Giveaway! #TransformYourFeet ~ CAN 11/16

| November 3, 2014 | 4 Comments
Keep Your Feet Smooth with Footlogix Medical® and #Giveaway! #TransformYourFeet ~ CAN 11/16

  Do you have cracked heels or dry feet? I certainly do! Sometimes it’s so bad that the skin splits open and my heels bleed. I can’t honestly remember the last time my feet felt smooth! I also just hate it when I am trying to sleep and as I turn in the bed my heels scratch […]

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The Body Shop Colour Crush ~ #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/23

| October 30, 2014 | 71 Comments
The Body Shop Colour Crush ~ #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/23

 Top, from left to right: The Body Shop Green, Deeply In Love, Minty Amour, Got The Blues, Hemp Over Heals Bottom, from left to right: A Grape Affair, Relish The Moment, Rosy Cheeks, Big Smoke, Frosting Fancy I’m not the girliest of girls, but I really love having polish on my nails. Over the years I’ve amassed quite the collection of nail polish. […]

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Garnier BB Skin Renew Cream – A Review and Giveaway! CAN 10/19

| September 25, 2014 | 69 Comments
Garnier BB Skin Renew Cream – A Review and Giveaway! CAN 10/19

A couple of months ago I reviewed The Body Shop’s All-In-One BB Cream. Overall I was impressed with the product and had continued to use it, but when I was presented with the opportunity to review Garnier’s BB products, I was anxious to see how they compared. As you may recall, I am not a […]

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Shoppers Drug Mart’s 30 Days of Beauty is Here!

| September 3, 2014 | 3 Comments
Shoppers Drug Mart’s 30 Days of Beauty is Here!

One of the topics I love writing about is beauty and fashion. If I could, I would spend countless hours looking online and in magazines at the hottest trends, or for amazing deals on products I love or having craving to buy. When I am not surfing the Internet for tips or new products, one […]

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Lara Beauty Anti-Aging Skincare Solutions #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 09/19

| August 23, 2014 | 37 Comments
Lara Beauty Anti-Aging Skincare Solutions #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 09/19

There’s a Crest commercial that says “If you’re not whitening, you’re yellowing”. This is basically the stance I have on my skin – if I’m not working against the UV damage and natural aging of my skin, I’m helping it along. For that reason, I’ve been using “anti-aging” and “wrinkle” creams for quite some time. […]

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Boo Bamboo Skin Care and Hair Products for Mom and Baby #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/25

| July 29, 2014 | 58 Comments
Boo Bamboo Skin Care and Hair Products for Mom and Baby #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/25

  I’ve been using the products I got from Boo Bamboo for about a week now. I wanted to give them a good trial so I could give you a solid review. And let me tell you, I love them! Boo Bamboo is a Canadian company specializing in hair and skin products made with organic […]

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