Thursday, October 23, 2014

CBB Guest Post | Halloween Sugarskull Makeup Look by Exquisitely Chic!

Halloween is such an amazing time for those who love playing with makeup so I am delighted to have Cassandra from Exquisitely Chic show us all how to create this awesome Sugarskull look!

Hi Cosmetic Proof Lovelies! Today I'm doing a look that I came up with after much deliberation. I wanted to do a masquerade look but I also had requests for a Sugarskull look. So I figured out would combine the two! Let me know what you think!

Sugarskulls Makeup Look Halloween

I mostly used face paint from Shoppers Drug Mart (mixing colours to get the pink) and I used my Lancôme Grandiose mascara and Femme Fatale Mr Demille lashes. I added some jewellery to finish off the look and quickly did my hair in a messy updo to grasp the day of the dead look.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Garnier | BB Eye Miracle Skin Perfector aka “Looking Less Like Death in the Morning”

As tired as I may look, I really hate using heavy makeup or concealer to hide my hard circles. In all honesty, I tend to skip the step entirely or just use whatever BB cream I’m using to hide them as best as possible. If I’m feeling on the ball, I’ll grab the Garnier Anti-Dark Circle Eye Roller which is a bit watery in texture, but does brighten up my undereye area. I thought the new Garnier BB Eye Miracle Skin Perfector would be similar, as this product also promises to correct dark circles, minimize puffiness, awaken the skin, even out out skin tone and of course, hydrate that thin undereye area. So, how did BB Eye measure up?

Garnier BB Eye Miracle Skin Perfector

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Yves Saint Laurent | Touche Éclat Or Rose–Radiant Touch

We see A LOT of pink when it comes to October thanks to Breast Cancer Awareness so when it comes to timing, what better time than to release a brand new shade of the much talked about Touche Éclat in Or Rose –Radiant Touch ($72 CDN)? I have a VERY soft spot for the first Touche Éclat as my engagement ring was in the very bottom of the box (PROPOSAL HERE!). Rose gold is a very hot colour right now when it comes to jewellery, accessories and of course MAKE UP!

The new Touche Éclat neutralizes yellow undertones with a healthy, rosy glow instantly hiding signs of fatigue and and leaving skin looking well-rested. Read on to find out how the latest Touche Éclat made the cut! 

Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat Rose D'Or (2)

Monday, October 20, 2014

NSPA | Vanilla Fragrance Body Mist and Raspberry Daily Fresh Shower Scrub

I have such a weakness for bath and body products especially when they smell like dessert. Based in the UK, NSPA has created a range of skincare, bath and body products guaranteed to make even the busiest person slow down and take a chill pill. I love the smell of fruity things so if you’re like me, definitely take a look at NSPA’s Fruit Extracts line. Everything sounds so delicious that I would be having multiple bath time sessions every day just to be able to enjoy everything! All NSPA products are paraben-free and curated for all skin types including the most sensitive of skin.

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Revlon Gel Envy | Going Mod with Pocket Aces and Blackjack

I don’t think I have done a “classic” French manicure in a long time and for the life of me I always want to use a colour instead of leaving my hands au naturel. I am quite resistant to vampy and dark Fall nail polish colours, so in my rebellion I decided to wear Revlon Gel Envy – Pocket Aces (2 coats) and apply fishtail French tips using Revlon Gel Envy – Blackjack. I ended up falling in love with this combination and it made me want to wear a leather jacket and ankle boots. I definitely felt tres cool.

Revlon Gel Envy Nail Art French Manicure with Pocket Aces and Blackjack

Friday, October 17, 2014

HASK Macadamia Oil | Nourish and Revive Dry Hair with Shine Hair Oil and Deep Conditioner

I have really been struggling with my hair as of late and in addition to trying out some new shampoos (review) I have also been experimenting with some new hair treatments from HASK. If you haven’t heard of HASK before, they have 4 main lines: Argan Oil, Keratin Protein, Macadamia Oil and Monoi Oil each of which contain shampoos, conditioners, shine oils and deep conditioning treatments. All of HASK’s products are free of sulfates, parabens, phthalates, gluten, alcohols and artificial colours and what I love about all of their products is that everything is incredibly affordable.

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