We Tried It: Eyelash Extensions
It’s a known fact around the office that I love me some false eyelashes
. I don’t wear eye shadow on a day-to-day basis, but I do slap on some false eyelashes if I can. I personally feel that they can transform your look and really open up your eyes. As a result, I’ve always been curious about false eyelash extensions. The only thing that held me back was that I use cleansing oil daily and...
David Rocco Dishes on Risotto and Kitchen Cleaning
Recently, I had the privilege to attend an intimate cooking session with David Rocco, (yes, THE celebrity chef David Rocco). He taught us how to cook a simple yet delicious risotto
from his cookbook Made in Italy
I brought some of the risotto back to the office and it was a big hit so I thought I’d share this Risotto Con Radicchio E Funghi recipe.
Plus, it doesn't hurt...
Get the Look: Madonna MDNA Tour Makeup Tutorial
Recently, Ali and I were invited to have breakfast with Gina Brooke, Madonna’s make up artist of 10 years (Yes, THE Madonna)! This invite was for the launch of Make Up For Ever’s new Aqua Rouge Liquid Lip Color line
The star of the show? Aqua Rouge in Nº8 Iconic Red - the official lip color of Madonna’s MDNA tour. We were so inspired by the looks Madonna wore on her tour that we...
Fall Into Fashion Surprise Makeover
Last week, Fairview Mall
invited Lisa and Wendy from The Hip and Urban Girls
, Michelle from Beauty Editor
and myself from ChickAdvisor to participate in Fairview Mall’s Makeover Challenge. Each of us was given $250 and the task of finding one lucky shopper to receive a surprise makeover. I know what you’re thinking, tough job. Right?
Remember that scene from Clueless where Cher and Dion...
Staff Daily Skincare Routines: Mandy
I'm a self-proclaimed beauty/skincare junkie so I am always on the hunt for that perfect product. Unfortunately, my skin is quite sensitive so it's a challenge to find products that perform well and don't aggravate my skin. I've tried countless of products and though I'm still looking for that miracle worker, I've found a routine that works for me.
I'll go through...
Staff Picks: Mandy's Fave Spring Beauty Items
Mandy, our resident beauty guru has been collecting some of her favourite products for the past month or so. These are the items currently stashed in her makeup bag that she recommends that you try as well! These products are perfect for the warmer spring weather. They're all light, moisturizing and long lasting!
1. Beauty So Clean Cosmetics Sanitizer Mist (C$20.00)
Morning-After Skin and Makeup Tips & Tricks
All the holiday festivities' got you and your skin beat? Here are a few tips and tricks from us to you to help you look rested and refreshed (even after a long night out! Thank us later). Rev Up Your Complexion with these Bad Boys
All the late nights, sodium loaded goodness and alcohol can really dehydrate your overall complexion during the holidays. To get rid of dry and flaky lips, try a lip...
Holiday Eye Make Up Tutorial: 1 Palette + 3 Looks to Take You From Day to Night
As a devout beauty junkie, the holiday season is a very exciting time. I love all the dressing up
(any excuse to wear sequins and glitter
…right?), the great food, amazing company and most of all, all the new holiday beauty products and palettes
that come out around this time of year.
Not only do Holiday Beauty Kits and Palettes make perfect gifts, they’re also such a steal! I also love...
Tutorial: 1 Natural Face + 3 Bold Lips = 3 Glamorous Holiday Makeup Looks
Holiday season is the perfect time to rock a bold lip. Whether you're running straight from the office to a cocktail party or heading out for Christmas dinner with the fam, pop a bold lip on a barely-there face to make you stand out in any crowd.
Here are the products you need:
As with any makeup look, it's best to start off with a fresh and well-hydrated complexion. If the winter climate...
Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Her
Time to show Mom, Sis, Bestie, and all the other significant women in your life how much you appreciate them! Women shopping for women isn't generally too hard to do - we simply pick what we'd like to receive and then spread the love.
That's why this year's Gift Guide for Her is jam-packed with a few of our favourite things (*hint hint*). You might want to print out this...