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Quick Five Minute Makeup with Charlotte Tilbury

Hi littles…so I’ve taken the dive and decided to do a little makeup video for you with products from Charlotte Tilbury. I am not the best at makeup but I figure the best way to learn is to try alongside you so I hope that you enjoy or get a good laugh at it. Also I’m sorry my skin is so bad right now with the weather change. I’m using some new products so I am hoping that it calms…

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Beautylicious 2016

So I rarely discuss beauty on the blog anymore. I am so sorry, I know it’s a huge topic of interest and I’d like to deep dive in to it more (hey 2017 goals…time to get back into video) but for now my beauty routine is pretty minimal given my hectic schedule. This has got to change. If you need tips on skincare products or haircare products to help with a healthy glow / shiny hair, pimple reduction, seasonal skin…

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game changer with skinceuticals

If you follow me on Snapchat (username: lexniko) then you know this year has brought a life-changing event into my world. Before I spark any confusion, no I’m not engaged or pregnant – clearly not a lot going on right now – but for YEARS I have struggled with awful, awful breakouts and chronic acne that matured into adult acne. It’s taken me until 2016 but I finally discovered a bonafide solution in SkinCeuticals. SkinCeuticals has literally changed my skin in…

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Cocoon Body Wrap Treatment

We are fully springing in to summer here in the city. After the winter, my skin was really dry and dull so a little skin rejuvenation was exactly what I needed! When my skin needs R&R, I head straight to the Miraj Hammam Spa at the Shangri-La Toronto and they take such great care of me. To get set for spring and summer, I decided to test out a cocoon body wrap which is new to the spa and first…

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miracle10 skincare

I’ve been having some major skin trouble lately. What started as a rash continue as a severe breakout and has now become blotchy, red patches on my face. I have no idea what is causing this and hadn’t been to the derm when miracle10 offered to help me with my problem. I met with a skincare consultant who asked me a series of questions and left with a starter kit (perfect for travel) to get me started. My skin has major…

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WIN: Hammam and Gommage Treatment at Miraj Hammam Spa by Caudalie

At the Miraj Hammam Spa by Caudalie (at the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto) you will be pampered with a signature Hammam and Gommage treatment. This steam & body exfoliation is part of the authentic traditions of the Middle East. De-stress between a private high intensity & low mist steam chamber, the Hammam will cleanse your body while stimulating your senses and imagination. Lay relaxed on Jerusalem gold marble as you experience an invigorating full body Gommage (exfoliation) using eucalyptus infused…

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App Love: Matrix Color Lounge

As you know because I’ve been rambling about it for a few weeks now, I am stuck in a serious hair rut! I love my color but as the seasons change, I get that major itch to switch it up. And you know I’m not one to rush out for a lob or bob so my tastes typically turn to color style. So when my friends at Matrix asked me to test out their new Matrix Color Lounge app, I…

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Shu Uemura Art of Hair

Guys, I recently went back on the blog and realized that I’m missing my love affair with my insanely long hair. Now much to my friends’ amusement (or lack thereof) I have decided that I really want to grow my hair longer for the summer and truly embrace those boho, festival vibes once again. But it’s not any foolproof plan that helps my hair grow. An improved diet with lots of healthy fats, genetics provide luck on my side and the big…

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Kerastase Nutritive

I have always been one to live by the rule of investing in your accessories. From jewelry to handbags, I am all for cost per wear and searching for timeless items that can transcend multiple and everyday looks. On the flip side I also acknowledge that my best accessory is feeling good and that comes from choosing to smile every day (don’t forget to floss!) and taking care of my favorite feature, my HAIR. Unfortunately with a year of travel…

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