GRWM | Ethereal Summer Glow

I’ve been wanting to do a very light, ethereal, and opalescent summer look for a while now, and I finally got around to filming it! I’ve been really into duo chrome shadows and highlighters, and I loved how this look turned out. I hope you guys like it and please let me know if there are any other videos any of you would like to see!

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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!

Long Lasting Makeup abh liquid lipstick sepia tarte amazonian clay full coverage airbrush foundation medium tan sand hourglass ambient lighting powder luminous light mac mineralize blush love thing stila liquid eyeliner skindinavia oil control setting spray l'oreal butterfly tightline mascara

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Brushes 101 | Essential Face Brushes

As a follow up to a previous post discussing what I thought were the essential eye brushes every makeup lover needs, today I bring you all a post dedicated to my essential/favourite face brushes. These brushes are the ones I use on a daily basis or the ones that I reach for the most when I’m going for a specific look. Please keep in mind that some of the brushes that I will be mentioning are definitely not necessary – some can easily be duped for much less money. If you would like to know more about my essential face brushes, please keep reading.

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Winter Skincare Routine

Living in the Great White North, taking extra care of my skin is an absolute necessity. Where I’m currently living, the winters are extremely harsh and can wreak havoc on my skin. Luckily, I found some products for my combination skin which I believe will remain in my arsenal for as long as I choose to stay in this winter wonderland (read: hell-hole). If you would like to know more about some of the products I use, please keep reading.

Girl & Vanity Girl and Vanity Winter Skincare routine Dinoplatz Pinky Pie Kiehl's Creamy Eye Treatment Korres Wild Rose 24 Hour cream Tarte Maracuja Oil Sephora Intensive instant Moisturizer nuxe reve de miel

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