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CND to the rescue!! #CNDRescueKit and my pretty feet!

*I received this kit for review. Opinions are mine*

 

Okay Ladies and Gents we have finally arrived-it’s manicure and pedicure season.  Now is the time that we are wearing less clothing and exposing more skin.  And ’tis the season to make sure your fingernails and toenails are on point!  Let CND help you perfect your summer mani/pedi with the #CNDRescueKit

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Sharing the love-taking products for a test drive, office edition! L’Oreal Paris lipstick and nail polish!

Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE LOVE LOVE blogging.  But what am I to do when a company as generous as L’Oreal sends me several lipsticks at a time with nailpolishes?  Do I use the lipstick and nailpolish once or twice and move on?  Will I come back to it or discover it in my collection months later and have to toss it?

Ahhhhhhh #beautybloggerproblems RIGHT?

My solution?  Pass this product on to a fabulous co-worker who has volunteered to give her thoughts/opinions about it.

In this case, meet Roselyn-she’s beautiful and the perfect guest poster for the L’Oreal Paris limited edition privee lipsticks and polishes.  She took these products for a test drive and here are her thoughts:

When I was given the #610 lipstick from Eva’s NUDE line to test, I looked it up on L’Oreal’s website to see what the deal with this new line was.

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Here is a link to the commercial that first appeared: http://www.loreal-paris.co.uk/collection-exclusive/

In the short commercial, Eva Longoria says “it’s made for me.” I’ve been using this lipstick for about three weeks now, and I couldn’t agree more with her words. I have naturally tanned skin and dark features, usually making my selection of appropriate lipsticks to wear very minimal. I have to be careful with both colour and tone, as a lipstick just a bit different than what suits me completely changes my face (and not for the better). This #610 lipstick is a darker shade of pink. Before applying it, I put on a generic lip chap to soften my lips, followed by the lipstick. At first trial, I was shocked that this colour suited me.

The lipstick isn’t too bold, nor is it unnoticeable. It was a perfect shade of rose on my lips. I have been wearing it to work every day, which perfectly suites professional attire in an office environment. I also wear it out at night to dinner or when going out for drinks, and have been receiving a sea compliments. I usually dress in blacks and whites, but I think the lipstick can work with just about anything. As someone not usually comfortable wearing lipstick, I highly recommend this product. I love it!

I also asked Rose if she would try out Doutzen’s nude polish #600.  Now if you know me, you know that I often get my nails done ….but had a great experience with the L’Oreal ‘gel’ polish (shameless plug, read about it here).  So here’s what she thought about the polish:

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I am a fan of dark colours when it comes my choice of clothing and accessories, which usually leaves me to depend on my shoes and nails to brighten up my look. In the winter, that isn’t always the case as ‘Linkin Park after Dark’ is a personal favorite of mine. However, in the summer I enjoy my bright pink, orange, and salmon colours.

I was given L’Oreal’s Collect privee Nude #600 nail polish three weeks ago, which was the first time that my friends and family have seen me with something other than highlighter-bright colour on my nails in the summer. This polish is a very subtle tone, but is a beautiful tint of purple and grey mixed together. From initial judgement, I decided I wasn’t going to like it. However, once I put it on, my mind was changed. The colour was a perfect tone of purple that brought a very mature edge to my outfits, especially in the workplace. It was soft enough to suggest both cute and flirty, but was by no means dull. I would consider this a year-round colour, and would definitely suggest it to anyone as the colour goes great with whatever I wear.

And there you have it!  Roselyn was not paid for this review-these are her thoughts after using both of these products for several weeks!

Stay tuned for more coworker reviews!!!! Let me know if there is anything you’d like them to review!!!

This contest could change your (beauty) life! Open to Canada AND USA!

Oh girls…..I must tell you about probably one of the most awesome giveaways ever.

NailPolishCanada.com is giving away a lifetime supply of Shellac.

Yes you read correctly.  Let me bold the same sentence for more impact-as if you needed any….

NailPolishCanada.com is giving away a lifetime supply of Shellac!

Real quickly…if you don’t know what Shellac is (although I constantly rave about it)

CND Shellac is a cross between nail polish and gel. Shellac is applied like regular nail polish and then cured using a UV lamp. 

Shellac lasts much longer than your regular manicure; up to 14 days without chipping or peeling. Dry time is instant, making the application process fast and ensuring your polish doesn’t smudge.

The giveaway/entry (and contest rules) form is here and all you have to do is state why winning would impact you for better or for worse.  It won’t take you more than 5 minutes because I know if you’re still reading you’ve already come up with 13741385 reasons why winning would make your millenium!

 

Good luck everyone!

NailpolishCanada.com

 

My first ever Blog Sale-Canadians only!

I have been wanting to do a blog sale for awhile….and I realized that now is the time!

Before I show you the items, I have some rules-please read below:

1. I will not hold items-first come, first serve

2. Payment is via Interac money transfer (Canadians only)-Prices are in CAD

3. Shipping for individual items will be an additional $5.00

4. Once I receive payment, I will ship items within 72 hours. If you are in Toronto, I am willing to meet up (no $5.00 cost then) in a mutually convenient area!

One more thing-and I will bold this:

Everything is first come, first serve-these are *good* prices-some of these items are high end so please don’t haggle with me!

I am willing to accept offers on the entire collection but please don’t embarass yourself with a “low ball” offer (I won’t reply if you low ball).  If you decide to buy the entire collection, I will not charge you shipping!  As items are sold, I will also take offers on the entire collection.

I am not responsible for packages lost in the mail. I will ship with tracking numbers for larger purchases. 

Phew! Now that I said all of that, let’s get to the stuff:

From L-R:

MAC pigment in Crystallized Pink (new with box) $5.00

MAC pigment in reflects pink (new with box) $5.00

NYX pigment in hot pink (new and sealed) $2.00

NYX pigment in purple (new and sealed) $2.00

LA colors loose shimmering eyeshadow in snow white (new and sealed) $1.00

L-R:

NYX Kiss in Casablanca-blue (new and sealed) $2.00

NYX Barely There (new and sealed) $2.00

 

Shiseido e/s trio in GD 804 New in box $10.00

eyelashes brand new $2.00

A is for Aldo Red EDT brand new in box $2.00

MAC lipmix pigment in Magenta $5.00 Brand New in Box

 

Dalton Color creme lip gloss

L-R:

Dalton Color Creme Lip Gloss in Janie, $2.00 Brand new

Dalton Color Creme Lip Gloss in Lisa Lou, $2.00 Brand new

Brand new Principessa bacio me lip balm $2.00

Vasanti shimmer powder in Flamingo Fire $2.00

Vasanti Eye & Cheek Putty in Paradise City $2.00

Brand New The Body Shop Delipscious in 09 $1.00

L'Oreal Paris Colour Riche in 285 Pink Fever-swatched once $2.00

 

Inglot Sleeks in 49; used once $2.00

Brand New The Body Shop tailored Cheek Tint in Hot pink $2.00

Jouer Meredith lipstick; used once $2.00

 

Brand new L’Oreal Infallible lipstick in 543 Charming Lilac $2.00

 

Items have been cleaned using the following (I am not responsible for allergic reactions):

 

 

Please leave a comment below indicating what you want.

I will send you an email with final total and then expect payment. If you do not pay within 24 hours, items will be available for anyone else.

Thanks!