6 Beauty Staples For Spring

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Nothing says spring like a bright, new and fresh palette. Sephora’s new Tarte Rainforest of the Sea collection screams tropical vacation. It brings me right back to Maui and those no fuss makeup days with sand and salt taking up the majority of my makeup regimen. The packaging is beautiful and then shades of everything takes you right back to …

Instagram Favourites: Beauty Edition

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I don’t know about you but I love a good beauty tip! I’m the first to get overwhelmed by beauty products … which ones to try, which ones to avoid, what mascara won’t smudge, what moisturizer won’t make me breakout … seriously, how is a girl supposed to keep up!? Soooo… I’m sharing my Instagram favourites when it comes to …

9 Tips To Kissable Lips

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Valentine’s Day is just a few days away (11 to be exact) and you might have a date coming up with a very special somebody. You’ve planned your outfit, chosen the location and are excited for some one-on-one time!!! But there’s always the one beauty issue we blow past until it’s too late … how to keep your lips colorful …

New Years Eve Hair Tutorial

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Hi everyone, Cara McLeay here from a fashion love affair!! I am taking over Jilly’s blog today to give you all a hair tutorial just in time for New Years Eve. Follow along with me step by step as I teach you how to do a twisted crown with XO styling beach waves!! This hair style is shockingly easy and can …

Day 10: Jilly’s 12 Days Of Christmas

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On the 10th Day of Christmas Santa Jilly’s gifting to you …. an amazing holiday hair package from Drybar!!! The hair package will include the following: Peace on Earth, Good Hair to All: A collection of Drybar essentials to deliver the perfect DIY blowout. Features a full assortment of products to prep, dry, style, and preserve your blowout!! Tress Press: Straightens. Shines. Smoothes. Curls. …

Day 3: Jilly’s 12 Days Of Christmas

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On the third day of Christmas, Santa Jilly and her elves are gifting to you a $500 Shoppers Drug Mart BeautyBOUTIQUE gift card!!! Christmas is just around the corner and gifting is on my mind. Shopping for “her” or for the “girl that has everything” can be difficult…even for me (or maybe I am that girl)!!! Makeup and beauty products in …

Beauty Gifts At Shoppers Drug Mart

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Christmas is just around the corner and gift shopping is now upon us. Shopping for “her” or for the “girl that has everything” is difficult … even for me!!! Makeup and beauty products in particular are the biggest challenge of all.  Shoppers Drug Mart’s Quo Cosmetics holiday collection has gorgeous pink and gold packaging with lace overlays this year. They have made …

10 Steps To The Perfect Curl

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The wait is finally over … today I am sharing with you all of the steps from blow dry to hair spray on HOW I do my hair!!! That is right, you will be able to have the same messy curls as I do in no time. Not only will I be showing you my step by step process but …

5 Ways To Pearly Whites

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I always get asked how I keep my teeth so white. Well to be honest … it’s a lot of work!!!! I’m sharing with you my top 5 tips on how I do it. I’m sure that there are other ways and maybe even better ways but this is what works for me and what works with my busy schedule. If …

5 Tips To Beauty Perfection

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If you don’t know me, I’m Kaitlin Hargreaves. I work on the set of Love It or List It Vancouver and I’m Jillian’s Makeup Artist. As a makeup artist and fellow makeup wearer, I want to share some of my beauty tips with you. I know makeup can be overwhelming at times, especially with social media. We have access to …

Braided Crowns & Beachy Waves

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Hi guys!!! Cara Mcleay here from A Fashion Love Affair. I have taken over Jilly’s site today for my monthly hair tutorial. Today is all about braided crowns and beachy waves … Follow along with my steps below to get the same look!!! What you will need: Clear Elastics Bobby Pins Hairspray XO Styling Iron (or curling tool) 1. Take …

The Perfect Spa Day

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It is next to impossible to find the time in my day let alone life to go to the spa and for it to be relaxing. I’m not the type of person who likes to spend too much time doing one thing, and relaxation is one of them! I find it really hard to be able to fully unwind and drop everything …

Twisted Braid Tutorial

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Here are the step by step instructions for the twisted braid tutorial as shown in the images and steps below!! This is a perfect summer hair style for both short and long hair lengths and can be a great alternative to a hat after the beach or even a hair day off!! What you’ll need: XO Styling Iron (or hot tool …

Mamas Mother’s Day Treat

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I love sharing bits of my life with you guys, things that make me tick and all the little things I just ‘love’ … this is one of them … For the last year, I have been seeing Dr. McGillivray at Project Skin MD for all my skin concerns. I’m not going to lie, aging scares the CRAP out of …

Mexico Diary Part 2: Going to the Spa…

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Going to the spa while on vacation is somehow so much more enjoyable and relaxing than while at home living our busy lives. Justin and I visited The Willow-Stream Spa while staying at the FAIRMONT Mayakoba… and the treatments were probably the best we’ve ever had… I can’t even begin to explain how wonderful it was!! I had the Honey in the Heart …

Valentine’s Gifts: For Her

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LOVE is in the air!!! Well ladies and gents it’s almost that time of year….the one day that we all get to celebrate love together!!! Although, I do think we should celebrate it EVERY day!!! I have rounded up my favourite gift’s that I would LOVE to give OR receive this year!!! Hint hint….!!! 1. Robe | 2. Party Skirt | …

Top 5 New Hairstyles

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Cara is a wizard when it come’s to hair, SO we’ve asked her to match her TOP 5 NEW and FAVORITE hairstyles with her adorable outfits…. Follow along below to get the look that you’ve always wanted!!!! 1. Soft Waves & Back Knot:  To do: Pull two small pieces of hair from right below your ears back behind your hair, …