Day 6 Giveaway: Project Skin MD

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On the SIXTH Day of Christmas…the ever so lovely elves from Project Skin MD are gifting to yooooouuu…a Holiday Glam Package including….NEW Clarisonic pedi AND the AMAZING SkinCeuticals–  Resveratrol and CE Ferulic!!!! For some of you, this might sound like a foreign language, but listen up!!! I use SkinCeuticals EVERY DAY…the SkinCeuticals CE Ferulic is for morning use. And the SkinCeuticals Resveratrol …

Day 4 Giveaway: Eco Diva Beauty

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On the FOURTH day of Christmas…the wonderful little elves from Eco Diva Beauty are gifting to THREE of you (it get’s better every day!!!) a Tropical Getaway Gift Set!!! The gift set includes Vitamin C Body Oil, Vitamin C Body Polish, Vitamin B Cleansing Oil and a $25 Eco Diva Gift Card. A pineapple powered trio featuring Elizabeth Dehn’s best-selling, …

Raw Beauty Talks

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I had so much fun stepping outside of my typical photoshoot box and getting involved with something that is so close to the heart. Raw Beauty. Being able to experience something so true and raw really allowed me to see and experience another side of the epitome of “perfect”. Everyone has this image of perfection which is sometimes simply, not …

Cupcake Mag

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I had SO MUCH FUN doing the shoot and article’s for Cupcake Mag that I wanted to share with all of you the hard work and dedication put into this magazine by their amazing team. And… might I add the most adorable article and spread…featuring yours truly!!!!! Feast your eyes ladies’ and gent’s this is a fantastic wrap up of a …

Holiday Fishtail Braid Tutorial

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I love my XO Iron SOOOO MUCH that I have asked Cara…our first contributor and owner of A Fashion Love Affair… to share some tricks with me AND YOU for Holiday hair styles!! Feast your eyes on this beauty and take some notes on the perfect fishtail braid! OH and it’s your lucky day….use code XOJILLIAN for 15% off the …

Casting Call!!!

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CASTING CALL!!!! Looking for talented content interns for JHD.com! JHD is growing with a VERY special announcement coming soon. To apply YOU MUST follow these steps… Simply create your own blog post, either FOOD, DECOR, or DIY related that is on brand for JHD, relevant to the upcoming season, complete with steps & your own original photography & blog content …

Beauty Through Balance

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Today I’m letting you all in on a little beauty secret of mine!!! I LOVE LOVE using scrubs…believe it or not I use them at least 3 times a week!!! I love to use them for many reasons – it exfoliates your skin, it helps blood flow and also the vigorous rubbing is supposed to be great to reduce or …

Woman Crush Wednesday + XO Styling Iron

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My WCW (Woman Crush Wednesday) this week goes out to the LOVELY Cara McLeay. I am SO SO obsessed with her lovely personality, her AMAZING hair and her cute style!!! I swoon over her entire blog. She is also a genius and founder of the XO IRON that I use on my hair on a daily basis…it’s a godsend!! Just when I thought …

Everyday Makeup Routine

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I know you’ve all been requestins a post on my beauty routine, so TODAY’S the day!!!!! My lovely makeup artist Kaitlin Hargreaves is sharing my favourite makeup products and every day routine with all of you!!! First I PREP the skin with MAC fast response eye cream, gently massaging under and around the eye. Next, I use Eminence coconut moisturizer. Be sure to use …

Makeup Favourites

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Makeup Forever Aqua Brow | MAC Pro Longwear Concealer | Christian Dior Powder Blush | Christian Dior Rouge Dior Lipstick | Christian Dior Nude Compact | Diorshow Extase Mascara | MAC Fast Response Eye Cream | MAC Face and Body Foundation SHOP MY FAVS I’ve had a few of you ask me what my go-to makeup product are, so today I’m sharing my every day favourites! Stay tuned for a makeup routine post next …

Perfume Obsession

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Scent is very important to me…and I’m known to collection quite a few at a time! Today I’m sharing just a few of my favourite perfume staples…and FYI…a lot of these are my FOREVER scents!!!! 1. Saks Fifth Avenue Bond No. 9 New York For Her – This eau de parfum is a chic, contemporary scent with notes of sparkling jasmine, vetiver and …

Sun Damage Tips with Project Skin MD

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If you know me, you know I ADORE the sun, and I basically LIVE in it when I’m home in Kelowna! Every time I step into the beautiful Project Skin MD South Granville location, I immediately feel rejuvinated and in good hands!!! I recently paid a visit to their Sun Event to learn more about sun damage and what I could do to reverse …

Orange Crush

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HAPPY MONDAY everyone! What an amazing weekend!! I hope all of your weekends were as great and full as mine!! I am love love loving this bright orange dress…can’t get enough of this big pop of colour…and I love how flattering it looks with my summer tan!!!! My makeup and beautiful braid were done by my incredible makeup artist, Kaitlin!!!! I …

The Skinny On My Skin Care

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“Beauty is only skin deep” I know we’ve all heard the saying and although thatkind of beauty may only be skin deep, I still think it’s so, so important to care for your skin!! I often have people ask me what my skincare routine is and, trust me, I know that there are a TON of products out there that you …

Day 5 Giveaway: Jan Marini

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On the fifth day of Christmas Jan Marini gifts TWO LUCKY WINNERS with…a bunch of goodies to pamper their skin with during this oh-so cold & dry holiday season…Yippeee! Just in case you aren’t familiar with Jan Marini, their revolutionary products use the latest technology to improve the way your skin looks and their Skin Care Management Systems are continually voted the …

The Big Reveal: This Is Me. Makeup Free.

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We all know – and feel – how much pressure there is on women today to look a certain way – perfect skin, perfect body, perfect hair, perfect clothes. Perfectly unrealistic. Our newsstands are stacked full of tabloid magazines promoting ridiculous features of  celebrities “caught with NO MAKEUP!” as if that’s the most shameful thing to happen to a woman …

I Still Love Love!

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Obviously, my heart obsession is slightly out of control this week… but you know what?? I offer NO APOLOGIES!! I still LOVE LOVE <3 xo Jilly Get this look: DRESS: from Blonde Boutique by Eclipse | SHOES:Aldo | GLASSES: Versace | BAG: Rebecca Minkoff | NECKLACE: Bauble Bar | LIP COLOUR: ANIME by MAC by Kaitlin Hargreaves

Sneak Peeks from the Photoshoot

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Last week I posted a few blogs from our recent photo shoot… but they were all behind the scenes shots focused around our hair, makeup and styling!  And we’re still trying to keep the photos somewhat “secret” for the launch of our new venture… but, over the weekend I asked my amazing photographer, Karolina Turek, to send me her three …