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24.5.17

HAIR TUTORIAL RECAP


SO AFTER ALL YOUR REQUESTS, I FINALLY DID AN IG STORY TUTORIAL ON HOW TO GET MY SUMMER CURLS. If you missed it, you missed me making a fool out of myself - if you watched it, you've probably vowed to also abolish the words 'okay so...' from your vocabulary. 

Due to more requests and questions about my hair, I've decided to do a permanent post here on my blog so that you guys have direct links to the products that I used!

PRODUCTS USED 



*Comb this through your hair in the shower with a wide-tooth comb and let it sit in your hair for at least 10 minutes.

*I try to wash my hair as little as possible (I normally end up having to wash it twice a week). Once a week I will use The Ouai 'clean' and midweek I will use Aveda CO-WASH. If you have naturally curly hair you probably already know what co-wash is - for those who don't, co-wash stands for conditioner washing your hair. This prevents your hair from getting overly dry. 


*Use a quarter size amount on damp hair 


*Use a dime to a quarter size amount depending on the amount of hold you need in your hair (Don't use too much or your hair will get crunchy)

BLOW-DRYER WITH AN ATTACHABLE *DIFFUSER*

*I always owned a blowdryer, but the only action it ever got was when I was cleaning the dust off of it. I LOATHED the way blow-dryers made my hair feel and frizz up, so I avoided them BY ALL COSTS. Recently I got my hair done and the stylist promised me that she could make my curls look INSANE with something called a 'diffuser' and a few products (ok all you beauty gurus don't laugh, I had no idea WTF a diffuser was until recently). Now I am hooked - If I am planning on wearing my hair curly (which I plan to do for most of summer) I will use the diffuser every time I style my hair out of the shower. Ya I'll admit, standing around diffusing my hair for an hour is a BITCH. But the curls at the end are DEFINITELY worth it.


*If you find your hair needs a little control, or a little extra 'oomph' after it is dry, spray and scrunch this into your curls.





27.4.17

PINK GUCCI/GUCCI GHOST EVENT






Yesterday Saks hosted a party honouring the Canadian artist Trouble Andrew aka Gucci Ghost and it was beyond dope. Upon arrival we took the elevator up Simpson Tower and were greeted with a large unfinished commercial office space which was DECKED THE FUCK OUT in Gucci Ghost spray paintings - no seriously not one part of the space was left blank, even the windows were spray painted. If you guys want to see more from the event, go and check out my IG story from last night!

OUTFIT
JACKET - GUCCI, SHOES - GUCCI


23.4.17

GET THE GLOW - DECIEM




For the past year my skin has been a constant pain in the a$$ - I have searched high and low for a miracle cure to clear up the the pimple constellation on my jawline. I've been to a dermatologist, a naturopath, and have become a Sephora VIB Rouge SOLELY from trying out every skin care line at the store - WITH NO EFFING LUCK. Now, if you think you know the secret or solution to my pimple woes PLEASE let a girl know, BUT TBH i've probably already tried it...

Last week I was getting my lashes done and my friend was raving about these new skin products she just bought. ENTER DECIEM. 

OBVIOUSLY I'm always down to try out new brands and my girl Mira from DECIEM hooked me up with a bunch of killer products to try! I just started using them last week and my skin HAS been clearing up - I'll keep you guys posted on the progress!

MY DECIEM PRODUCTS

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Doesn't matter if you're in front of a camera for work every day or hiding out on a deserted island, the last thing any girl wants to deal with is her skin looking like shit. Unfortunately for me my skin is not so bueno right now...BUT THIS STUFF IS LIQUID PHOTOSHOP. I'm not even kidding. The other day I broke out REALLY REALLY badly and of course I had two events to go to that day. All I wanted to do was hide under a blanket fort at home, but instead I decided to try out this 'photography fluid' underneath my concealer and overtop as a highlighter. Honestly I didn't think it would work but when I got the media photos back from the event I was SHOOK. My skin looked EFFING insane to the point where I thought that the event photographer had photoshopped my skin (but then I realized I could still see one of my COLOSSAL pimples on my chin, so he couldn't have). If you are having a bad skin day and know that you are having your photo taken, GO AND BUY THIS PRODUCT NOW - it makes your skin glow like a fucking star on camera!!!! 
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ADANCED RETINOID 2% *Apparently this is great for pimples
14.4.17

TAYLOR LASH X NAMESAKE

7.4.17

LOW PROFILE - CONVERSE








Normally I hate people who get too overly enthused about the fluke warm days that we have during 'spring' time in Toronto. You know who I'm talking about, the people who walk around wearing orange crop tops and camo shorts when its only like 13 degrees outside...(UGH I hate those people)

KAY I SAID 'NORMALLY'.

ANYWAY I guess i've become one of THOSE people, but really it is just in the hopes that if I start dressing like it's warm outside, the weather may follow my lead. I'M SO READY FOR IT TO BE SUMMER ALREADY.

I've officially retired my down jacket and winter boots and have transitioned back into my annual 'all white sneaker season' which normally spans from April - October. Each season I always have one go-to pair of white sneaks and this season it is the Converse Pro Leather LP. I love the all white low-top basketball inspired silhouette and the gold detail on the back just sealed the deal in making these my top-shelf pair of sneakers this year.

NOW PLEASE EVERYONE JOIN ME IN WEARING WHITE SNEAKERS, SHORTS, AND CROP-TOPS (yes boys, this applies to you as well) IN THE HOPES THAT TOMORROW WE WILL ALL WAKE UP TO 20 DEGREE WEATHER AND SUNSHINE!!!


(Mine are the white/gold colour-way)

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