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Get extra sleep time in the morning by learning how to create a quick-and-easy yet trendy makeup.  In fact, learn from Kathrin Jokubonis, senior makeup artist at MAC cosmetics who’s been assisting on countless fashion show backstage.  Through a video, she shows tricks of the trade, and suggests MAC staples all women should have in… Read More »

  This Saturday, we graciously retire the “Monkey” and usher in the Chinese New Year of the Rooster.  In Chinese culture, colors are highly symbolic.  Red symbolizes good fortune and joy, and is de rigueur in celebrations.  If you do not have a red outfit, why not employ a simple beauty touch that can change your look: the… Read More »

There are several schools of thought on good hair care.  I trust in less is better.  Some girls are blessed with gorgeous easy-to-care hair but I am not one of them.  So how do I keep my long brown hair healthy?  Brush your hair once or twice a day but not more.  I do it in the… Read More »

  After testing many facial skin care products this year, here is a selection of my favorites suited to my skin type (mixed with oily T-zone, also sensitive and acne-prone).   Best Of Facial Skin Care   Roger&Gallet launched the “Aura Mirabilis” line this year.  I use the “Beauty Vinegar“ as my staple toner every… Read More »

The cold seriously dries out the skin and our most sensible parts are the lips and hands. Let’s now focus on the hands.  Moisturizing your skin is even more important if your skin peels.  If you are like me, always forgetting your gloves, you will love these products. FR Le froid peut sérieusement endommager la… Read More »

“Backpacker beauty” sounds indeed like an oxymoron. Though backpacking is about travelling light (and in the rough), this city girl thinks you needn’t have to forego skin and beauty care. To keep my backpack light and trim, I did however have a hard time selecting my toiletry essentials (because every product seemed to be). I… Read More »

  In a previous post, I said I would be telling you more about beauty trends.  Let’s start with 2 products that may totally change your makeup routine. Until now, corrective concealer palettes come in shades of nude to match your skin tone and cover your flaws.  Green, yellow and purple – hard to believe that they are the… Read More »

  The spring weather so far is nothing to write home about.  An eternal optimist, I am already preparing myself for a gorgeous summer.  In fact, I have a few trips to warm destinations lined up that I look forward to sharing on the blog.  Do you also have your Summer beauty essentials ready in your beach bag?… Read More »

The Art of Hair

Have you heard about Shu Uemura Art of Hair?  Last Monday, I went to Montreux to one of their selected professional salons, Lacoiffure by Daniel Ferreira, to learn more about the brand and experience one of their rituals called the “Deep Ceremony“.  Let me tell you more about it. Shu Uemura mirrors Japanese culture – especially the Tokyo vibe – singular and dynamic, at… Read More »

There are no bad beauty treatments. Products simply have different results on each skin type. My complexion is sensible to the weather, prone to acne and redness, and with an oily T-zone. I am lucky to work with amazing brands that regularly send me new technologies to respond to my needs. Let me highlight a… Read More »