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Hi! I’m Christa and I’m a professional makeup artist. I'm passionate about helping women embrace, and enhance, their natural beauty. I believe makeup should not be a mask we hide behind. It’s a fun and empowering tool to accentuate our true beauty.

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PR Samples/Affiliate Links When I first saw the promo images for the Too Faced Chocolate Gold Collection I was instantly smitten. Everything looked so stunning. The eyeshadow palette is what really sucked me in. So freaking beautiful. I have the full collection to share with you today, with the exception of the Chocolate Gold Bronzer. […]

Too Faced Chocolate Gold Collection Review and Swatches

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PR Samples/Affiliate Links What says the Holidays more that glitz and glitter? The Urban Decay Heavy Metal Holiday 2017 Collection is my kinda holiday beauty indulgence. The Urban Decay Heavy Metals Metallic Eyeshadow Palette ($72 CAD) may have my favorite packaging of any Urban Decay eyeshadow palette to date. First of all it’s in one […]

Urban Decay Heavy Metal Holiday 2017 Collection Review & Swatches

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PR Samples/Affiliate Links Yes, I know, I’m late to the party. But I’ve finally tried the bestselling Stila Magnificent Metals Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow ($24 US/$31 CAD) and it’s every bit as glittertastic as I imagined. These water based shadows are chock full of intense pearl and glitter for a full, true glitter effect […]

Stila Magnificent Metals Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow Review

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When it comes to festive parties, for the holidays are really anytime of year, nothing makes me feel more party ready than GLITTER! When it comes to glitter my go to brand is Lit Cosmetics. They make the most stunning assortment of glitter in a huge array of colours and glitter sizes. Paired with their lit […]

My Favorite Holiday Look Beauty Product – Glitter!

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Hard Candy is the perfect makeup brand to explore some colourful and sparkly new products for your Halloween look, or just to be a little more adventurous, without breaking the bank. The Hard Candy Top Ten Eyeshadow Collection in Pinking of You ($6.98 CAD) contains a range of pink toned neutrals all in a shimmer finish with […]

Create a Fun Makeup Look for Halloween or Any Day of the Year with Hard Candy

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The Shupette Karl Lagerfeld for shu uemura Collection is one of the cutest, most adorably packaged makeup collections I have ever seen. Pretty, quirky, and full of feline parisian class this collection inspired by Karl Lagerfeld’s snow white long haired pussycat princess mademoiselle Choupette, a.k.a. “Shupette” will make any beauty and kitty lover purr with delight. You […]

Shupette Karl Lagerfeld for shu uemura Collection Reviews, Photos, Swatches

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Hi! I’m Christa and I’m a professional makeup artist. I'm passionate about helping women embrace, and enhance, their natural beauty. I believe makeup should not be a mask we hide behind. It’s a fun and empowering tool to accentuate our true beauty.

Hello!

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