30 Days of Beauty is back at Shoppers Drug Mart for the 4th year running and I couldn’t be more excited for the biggest national beauty event of the year! This year the event runs from now until September 14th, 2014 and features 30 fabulous looks presented through visuals, instructional “How-To’s” in-store and online, […]
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Even though I love being a work from home mom, one thing I miss about driving into the office is the daily proximity to shopping! My office was one short block away from Shoppers Drug Mart and I spent many a lunch hour deciding on which new nail polish…
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#ShineStrong is a movement designed to empower women around the world to be strong and shine, on the inside and out! For the strength it takes to reach for your dreams, to speak a little louder, to stand up for what you believe in and to not apologize for it, that’s what Pantene wants to [Read On]
What are some of your beauty products must-have’s? I have a lot: anti-frizz, coconut body lotion, mascara, my favourite lipstick, and always, always a great lip gloss. I never leave home without lipgloss, and I am constantly re-applying throughout the day.
My favourite lipgloss right now? The Softlips CUBE lip moisturizer in Berry Bliss and Vanilla Bean. They come in a cute little cube, and leave my lips extra soft!
Softlips offers long-lasting coverage and Softlips Cube provide 5-in-1 lip care with lip perfecting technology to deliver these five lip loving benefits:
Hydrates—formulated with Shea Butter to restore moisture.
Replenishes—with antioxidant Vitamins A, C and E.
Smoothes—rich emollients leave lips silky and soft.
Protects—long lasting moisture to protect against dryness.
Adds Shine—for a perfect, radiant finish.
Aren’t they so cute?
I’d love for you to try out these great lip moisturizers, too, so I’m giving away a package worth $50!
Included in this giveaway:
1 Softlips CUBE lip moisturizer in Berry Bliss
1 Softlips CUBE lip moisturizer in Vanilla Bean
1 Clutch Purse with zipper chain wrstlet
1 Purse Mirror
Enter here! Giveaway open to Canadians residents only.
Music, travel, shopping, family and friends… these are the things I love the most in the world, so imagine my excitement when I received an email while on vacation in Greece with my family, from my friends at Cover Girl inviting me to the Katy Perry concert back home… PLUS an exclusive meet and greet with the gorgeous pop star herself? I was so excited! Best news? I wouldn’t have to miss the concert because I would be returning from Greece just a day before the big show.
My hubs declined my invite to take him to meet Katy (is he crazy or what?) so I took my sister to the sold-out show—she is a huge Katy Perry fan! We had a blast—we partied and sang and danced as hard as the teenagers, and didn’t fall asleep like the young kids at the show. We had excellent seats in the 100 section, close to the pit, and we felt so cool being escorted down the “secret way” to the room that was set up for the Katy Perry meet and greet.
Katy Perry put on an excellent show—it was super fun and I’ve been listening to all her songs non-stop since the concert. (My boys love Roar—it’s now my six year old’s favourite song!)
My blogger friend Jane was there with her daughter, too, (there were about ten of us there for the meet and greet) and then Katy came into the room about 10 minutes after her show looking like a goddess. I have no idea how Katy looked so gorgeous after dancing and singing for two hours to a crowd of 18,000 fans, but hey, maybe that’s why she’s a superstar? I mean, just look at her—she is flawless! I was pretty starstruck, and I know I checked out her boobs, because they were really nice. Just being honest, you guys.
What we refer to as “rubber bands” in the states are often called “elastics” or “elastic bands” in Canada. While both are technically correct (it is a band made of rubber, and it is also elastic), the Canadian way is more consistent with the bands they use to put their hair up, “hair elastics.”
I am guilty of being a hair “damage criminal.” Weekly blow-dry’s are a routine part of my life, and I love using my flat iron almost every day. (I know, so bad, right?) My hair is very damaged because I have been highlighting it blonde since I was 16 years old, and my weekly blow-dry’s at the salon by my favourite hairdresser does not help my damaged hair situation! When I’m not at the salon, I’m using my blow-dryer at home.
I’ve noticed this year that I had been losing some of my hair because of the damage from the colour and blow-drying, and I’ve started taking better care of my hair now, to make it stronger—and healthier—like it once was. I’ve used a lot of products at home, and have seen some results, but nothing as good as the results I have seen with using Fructis Damage Eraser by Garnier.
I wasn’t sure it would really “reconstruct my hair’s strength’s by 90%” but after using it repeatedly for a few weeks, I have absolutely noticed a huge difference. I’m losing less hair when I brush it, and my hair feels and looks healthier. I don’t even feel bad using my flat iron anymore, because my hair feels so much healthier.
Along with the Garnier Fructis Damage Eraser, I’ve also been using the Damage Eraser Shampoo and Conditioner. They are now my favourite hair care products, and I’ve even brought the shampoo and conditioner to my salon to show my hair stylist.
The Fructis Damage Eraser is not only the latest in hair care innovation from Garnier, it’s made specifically for someone just like me: someone with over-processed, heat-damaged hair. It’s amazing and has truly rejuvenated my hair. I used it, I loved it, and I will use it again and again because my hair isn’t as damaged as it once was.
It also smells so delicious, and now that summer is here, it’s a great time to take that extra step to make sure hair is healthier, because on top of repeated blow-drying and flat-ironing, I’ll be in and out of the ocean and pools, which will inevitably lead to some hair damage. Garnier to the rescue!
If you visit the Garnier website you can find out even more about the new Fructis Damage Eraser product line, and enjoy a limited time trial offer, to see how much you’ll love the product yourself! (I promise you’ll love it as much as I do!)
Disclaimer: This post was brought to you by Garnier L’Oreal Canada via SheBlogs. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and not indicative of the opinions or positions of Garnier L’Oreal Canada.
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