I Tried It…the Elf Versus Tatcha primers

I think by now everyone knows about the E.L.F. Poreless Putty primer being hyped as a dupe for the Tatcha Silk Canvas primer and because of the significant cost difference (ELF is $8 versus Tatcha $52) I though it would be worth a try. I used each primer product exclusively for 15 days straight with…

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Colourpop No Filter Foundation Review

The Colourpop line has been a God Send for many of us on budgets who would love access to great variety without crushing our savings goals but their foray into face products in 2018 was touted to be a game changer. A great, full coverage foundation product with a low price point ($12 with no…

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Week one update – My Modern Fit Journey

You think I forgot! So after signing up for the program and getting my self a personal trainer to come to my home twice a week, here is the update. I received an email from Sandra from Modern Fit with a VERY detailed presentation and guide as to what excersize I should be undertaking, full…

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Can I be an IG queen?

Scroll through Instagram at any given time and you will see multitudes of women dressed from top to bottom in FashionNova, Pretty Little Thing, Boohoo and more, each more confident than the next in their perfectly matching romper set and flawless makeup. (Squat, pose, repeat). Now enter me, a just about to 40 woman who…

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My Modern Fit Journey

Cue ominous clock ticking sounds in the background as I realize I am a stone’s throw away from 40 and in the worst shape of my life. This isn’t just some revelation, I have been steadily gaining weight, having a more sedentary lifestyle and eat like crap so I decided to take the 2019 plunge…

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Testing the Viral Juno Sponge

I don’t know how many of you saw last year the blow up on the Juno microfiber velvet sponge starting with Ms. Nikkie Tutorials herself and continuing to one of my most trusted YouTube celebrities Ms. Kathleen Lights. After taking a look a huge variety I decided to take the plunge myself but with a…

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The Pinterest syndrome – or how to really buy furniture online

For many years I owned a higher end home store that brought in furniture pieces from various suppliers for our clients all through special order. That means no stock, each piece was ordered per client and there was no way to see or feel it before it came. So here are some expert tips to…

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The Dupe Dilemma

Recently I had lunch with a makeup artist and told her how much I was loving my Bad Habit eyeshadow palette when she audibly gasped at me. ‘You can’t buy that stuff!’ she exclaimed, visibly shaking. My confusion and interest were both peaked. Why? Shop Hush has great prices, the palettes are usually similar if…

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