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Beauty is definitely in bloom right now, if the new L’Oreal Paris Collection Exclusive La Vie En Rose by Colour Riche is any indication. The latest celeb-inspired collection takes on a daintier style, with 6 beautiful rose-hued matte lipsticks and polishes. L’Oreal Paris’ Beauty Ambassadors, Blake Lively, Jennifer Lopez, Julianne Moore, Doutzen Kroes, Liya Kibede and Eva Longoria, each lend their name and style to a polish/lipstick duo, creating an array of shades for every skin tone.

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Not pictured – Eva Longoria’s lipstick

Each of the six lipsticks was created with a combination of mother-of-pearl micro fragments and velvety pigments to create a formula that is long-lasting with lovely colour. They’re not overly pigmented, leaving a nice wash of colour that is pretty without being overpowering. They glide on really nicely, with a soft, satin finish that keeps the lips moisturized.

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L-R: 701 Julianne’s Pink, 705 Jennifer’s Pink, 707 Doutzen’s Pink, 709 Liya’s PInk, 711 Blake’s Pink

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Of course, as with the previous collections, the lipsticks find partners in matching shades of nail polish. Again, each polish has been inspired by the ambassadors, and take on delightfully pink tones that match up in richness. Full of pigment and rich in shine, they glide beautifully on the nails. The lighter shades do need 2-3 coats, as they apply quite sheer and a little streaky of course, but the second coat quickly takes care of this.

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L-R: 701 Julianne’s Pink, 703 Eva’s Pink, 705 Jennifer’s Pink, 707 Doutzen’s Pink, 709 Liya’s Pink, 711 Blake’s Pink

The L’Oreal Paris Collection Exclusive La Vie En Rose by Colour Riche is available this month (May 2015) with lipsticks at $11.00 CAD & polishes at $7.50 CAD. Will you be giving any of them a try?

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Hi everyone! I’ve got some great news for you – #theFABchat is back tonight! Sandra, Jenelle and myself will be chatting spring trends and transitioning your fashion and beauty routine from winter to the new season, which hopefully won’t be far off! Join us (@theFABangels) tonight at 7 PM est for the chat and you could win a fab prize pack full of goodies!

Do you have any spring fashion and beauty questions? Share them here and you’ll find the answers during tonight’s chat!

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I’ve got a little news that will hopefully help to brighten up your Monday – the next #theFABchat Twitter chat is coming! Make sure you join @theFABangels – myself (@linerglttrgloss), @makeupjunkie19 & @nellecreations – next Tuesday, January 19th at 7:00 PM est to chat our favourites from 2015 + how to refresh your look for 2016! We’ve got some great tips and can’t wait to hear what you guys have to say!

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Oh, and did I mention there’s a prize? Because yeah, there’s a prize. And it’s big. And amazing! We’ve pulled together some of our favourite products to create one amazing package worth over $500! Yep, that’s a lot of beauty in one pretty little package. Make sure you don’t miss out – because if you don’t chat, you can’t win!

In the meantime, what are some of your favourite products from 2015?

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When the holidays roll around, it’s definitely time to up your style game while sticking to a tight budget – this time of the year can definitely get to be pretty expensive! This year, I decided to do a little shopping at Dixie Outlet Mall to find exactly what I need for the holidays – 3 outfits that will have me covered throughout the week and a half I’m out celebrating, meeting with friends and family & eating too much turkey – without breaking the bank (I spent just over $150 on everything here thanks to some great sales and finds).

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Sweater: Urban Planet | Pants: Urban Planet | Heels: Call It Spring

Outfit 1: Everyone needs a fun “ugly” Christmas sweater! I found this one at Urban Planet and fell in love — the light’s on the Christmas tree actually light up, making this a must have for me! I paired it with some black leggings and these shimmering heels from Call It Spring, which ended up going perfectly with all of the outfits I put together – gotta love a versatile shoe!

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Stealing treats from the kitchen, in typical fashion. Dress: Winners | Heels: Call It Spring

Outfit 2: For my second outfit, I wanted to find a chic dress to wear to family get togethers & parties. I loved this LBD I found at Winners – the necklace detailing is so pretty and adds a nice dainty touch, while the thin sheer sections add a bit of edge to it!

 

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My boyfriend thinks I look awkward in this photo, and he can deal with it. Dress: Winners | Purse: Call It Spring | Heels: Call It Spring

Outfit 3: For my last outfit (yes, I know it’s similar to the last – I’ve got a thing for LBDs), I wanted a more playful dress; something that can be worn for night’s out with my gal pals & NYE. I found this dress at Winners as well, and loved the crocheted details. The sheer paneling & skirt length that’s a bit shorter than my previous dress made it perfect for an evening out.

What will you be wearing this holiday season?

Also, I just had to share – Sir Poppers decided to join in on my photos:

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He decided to play dead in the middle of it

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I’m going to go ahead and admit it – I’m not the most active person out there. Between a job that’s anything but 9-5, running the blog, attending events, and a bit of side work, I barely have time to sleep let alone get my heart pumping.

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Recently, something came into my life that made a bit of a change to my activity levels – my new Polar A360 activity tracker! I’ve toyed with the idea of starting to use a fitness tracker and was honestly so excited when this pretty little device landed on my doorstep. I’ve been using it 24/7 since I received it (I only take it off when I shower), since it tracks just about everything – I’m talking heart rate, steps taken, distance traveled, sleep and even calories burned – and keeps note of everything in the handy Polar Flow portal/app.

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Keeping track with Polar Flow

Since I’ve started using it, I’ve noticed that I actually start paying attention to how much I’m moving throughout the day. I’m constantly checking to see how far I’ve traveled and how much more I need to do to reach my daily goal (which was easily set in Polar Flow based on different things like my activity level, weight and height), and I’ve noticed that when I haven’t quite hit my target I’ll make sure to take a bit of a walk on my way home until I’ve made up for the missed steps.

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My favourite part so far? The fact that it gives me a little nudge when I’ve been sitting for too long. Working in an office, it’s way too easy to remain sitting when I’m focused on a project, and before I know it, I’ve been sitting for an hour. It’s such a simple thing, but this reminds me to get up out of my seat and move around a little – perfect for when I’m too engrossed in what I’m doing and lose track of time!

So yeah, I guess you could say I’m loving my A360 so far. It’s easy use and keeps track of what I need exactly where I need it! Have you tried out a fitness tracker?


The Polar A360 activity tracker is available at Sportchek and the Running Room.

This post is sponsored by Polar Canada, but as always, all thoughts and opinions are my own!

 

 

 

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