EMPTIES | January 2017

I’m happy to say that I’m starting off my first “empties” post of 2017 with a bang. I used up several skincare and makeup items which I’ve been dying to part with for some time now. Unfortunately, using up a good chunk of my skincare products in the dead of winter hasn’t been ideal, but that just gives me an excuse to try some other new and exciting things. If you’d like to learn more about the products I finished this past month, please keep reading!


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HOW TO | Long Lasting Makeup for the Summer

Summer is officially here in the Great White North, and here in Ottawa, the weather has been going as expected (i.e. from nippy to straight up sweltering). I know that summer is the season that people decide that wearing less is more when it comes to makeup, because who really wants to wear a full face in 40°C weather? However, sometimes we have days where putting on makeup is necessary. For those days, I want to equip my lovely readers with a few tips and tricks I have adapted into my summer routine over the years to keep makeup looking flawless under the sun. So what are these tips, you say? Keep reading to find out!

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