1. Foundation: What is my top foundation pet peeve? When people choose the wrong shade, cake it on, and fail to blend it properly, revealing the dreaded visible jawline “peel-off mask” mark. Your skin tone changes with the seasons; you can lose or gain colour when it’s cold, and go up a shade or two or pick up a tan over the summer. Even now, as you start to reveal more skin in your new spring wardrobe, you might want to make sure your foundation matches your neck. BB creams are more forgiving than more opaque or heavy-coverage foundations and tinted moisturizers; though they make “mixers” when you find yourself in between shades.… Click here to read more
Just 6 days before Mother’s Day is here! Shop signs and windows are full of pretty ‘I Love Mom’ designs, and they all seem to have one thing in common…Flowers! Even the lovely pink banner above, from the Canadian Family website has some on it. But it got me thinking…While I do love flowers, and have a strong feeling a new mommy’s day or spring Pandora charm is in the works…
I really adore the practical gift ideas that are featured on the Canadian Family website.… Click here to read more
After another busy weekend, I just want to share a sneak peek of the fun BlushPretty photoshoot I took part in last weekend. The lead makeup and lead hair artists, were the dynamic duo sisters Donna Marie and Laura. They put a lot of thought into their chosen theme, ‘The Beauty in Music’!
Here I am doing makeup while Laura worked her hair design skills on our models:
Above: Our beautiful Sonia being transformed into our “Divine Diva” by Laura on hair and me on makeup.… Click here to read more
I don’t know about you, but life has brought my parents, my brother and me, to 3 different parts of the world. As Mother’s Day approaches, I miss my mum more and more since she and dad are currently in the Philippines. They’ll be returning to England until we get together there for Christmas. Whether you get to see your mom more frequently or not, we often get distracted in life and forget to let our loved ones know how much we truly treasure them.
Being a mommy (of a 5 year old now) myself, I can really appreciate how much it takes to make sure you are everything you can be to your child(ren) so they grow up happy, healthy and ready to face the world and be great!… Click here to read more