An acne treatment that will help you say goodbye to that ghastly red bump in the middle of your forehead ! I know we have all been there, right before a special occasion or event a pimple decides to show up. Well along with fellow beauty junkies I have found a product that will kill that pimple ! Meet B.Kamins’ Blemish Gel 5% (benzoyl Peroxide). This product is A-Mazing, and a bang foryour buck ! B.Kamins prides itself on saying they have ‘’The Best Acne Treatment Line Available !’’ They have definately

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Summer Travel Kit Giveaway

Enter our Summer Travel Kit Giveaway to win a chic duffle bag filled with amazing products from Sothys, Pro-Derm, Schwarzkopf and more!

Clarisonic Pedisonic Foot Transformation System

Bare feet in the sand, sandals in the park, stilettos on a patio … Summer is by far the flirtiest time of the year – that’s why we need to take care of our toes! The Clarisonic Pedi Sonic Foot Transformation System will help smooth things over with your scaly feet and prep them for a summer of fun in the sun! Now, as someone who doesn’t like other people touching her feet (I’m ticklish!) I should have invested in this kit sooner. At home pedi’s are something that I’ve

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Woman sitting on beach protected with sunscreen

I’m sure that many of you already know how to protect yourself from the sun, but not everyone knows that there is more to sunscreen than picking the one that smells the best. And the importance of sunscreen is not just for people with lighter skin tones. Using sunscreen year round protects your skin from UVB and UVA rays which increase signs of aging and cancer causing carcinogens – no matter what the colour of your skin is. Even if you think you know how to protect yourself from the

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Obagi Nu-Derm Line

Obagi Nu-Derm is a pharmaceutical grade skin care line that is made for real people with real skin concerns. Most well-known for its efficiency in treating hyperpigmentation (dicolouration), Obagi Nu-Derm is ideal for people suffering from age spots, rough skin, fine lines and wrinkles, skin laxity (loss of elasticity), sallowness (yellowish complexion) or erythema (redness). The line works as a system, with each product working together to achieve optimal results. The Nu-Derm system is also great for the treatment of uneven skin tone (love the sun, hate the damage!) and

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How to Get Longer Eyelashes Banner

So much of women’s beauty has been a quest to discover how to get longer eyelashes. In fact, industries upon industries have built up around this single task. There are obvious solutions like mascara, false lashes, and the most recent trend: eyelash extension. Women around the world are lining up to get into the spa to permanently lengthen their eyelashes, and Canadian women are no exception. Sounds like some kind of miracle doesn’t it? A lot of press and media has been devoted to this hot new trend, but what

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How To Reduce Cellulite?

The truth is nearly all women have cellulite. A staggering 90% of post-adolescent women have the dreaded ‘orange peel-skin’ or ‘cottage cheese’ look. It is not related to obesity and is found on skinny and overweight women alike. So the big question remains: How do I get rid of cellulite and what are the best treatments? Even though there is no definite or magical cellulite cure at the moment, there are a variety of ways to reduce the appearance of cellulite. You must understand that the best cellulite treatment solution

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How to Treat Pimples

**UPDATED** I think my first pimple was when I was around 13 years old.  I’ve come a long way from using rubbing alcohol to zap my zits which you should NEVER do, as it dries out your skin.  Believe me, I am now 36 years (young!), and I have had my fair share of pimples. Through the years, I have found excellent remedies including home solutions and retail products that help me get rid of my pimples faster, easier and without harming my skin. Follow some of these steps below

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Expiry Dates of Cosmetics

We often get asked about expiry dates of cosmetics: how long products will last for, when they expire, or what exactly the numbers and letters on their products mean. We all know how it works with food, but what about your makeup? Currently Health Canada does not require that expiry dates be put on the cosmetic label. But, most professional products will have some sort of marker on them though. So then how do you know exactly what to look for? What do these numbers and symbols actually mean? Here

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How to Choose a Jane Iredale Foundation

We have a new function on our site called “Ask an Esthetician“. It’s a quick way to ask for specifics regarding skincare. When the question is relevant enough I can use it to start a blog post. It just so happens that the very first question was a great one and got me thinking about our Jane Iredale Mineral Makeup line.  There are so many skin care benefits found in mineral makeup, and I couldn’t hope to cover them all here because that requires its own post all together! There

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