Beauty & Skincare

Afternoon Tea Inspired Beauty Palette from Cargo Cosmetics

With so many beautiful patisseries, chocolateries, afternoon and high tea hotspots featured recently on Modern Mix Vancouver, it’s no surprise that we’d find a beauty palette inspired by a lovely afternoon of …

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Sephora Holiday 2012 Looks at Metropolis at Metrotown

Modern Mix Vancouver recently started writing guest posts for the Metropolis at Metrotown blog. We had a chance to meet with the store director of Sephora at Metropolis and chatted …

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Lush Cosmetics – Emotional Brilliance

Lush wants to help you get in touch with your emotions with the launch of Emotional Brilliance – their newest cosmetics line made to match your mood. Each bottle of liquid makeup is meant to reflect your unique emotional state. With more than 20+ colors to chose from there are endless combinations with fitting names to reflect your mood like “passionate”, “calm” and “strong”

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Sephora – Limited Edition TokiDoki Eyeshadow Palette

I recently received this cute compact eyeshadow palette from the limited edition Sephora x TokiDoki collection which comes with a collectible keychain charm. The “Mozzarella” palette (named after the Toki Doki character) consists of four coordinated shades of blue, ivory and 2 x brown.

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Maybelline Eye Studio

If you’ve been following my Twitter and Twitpic updates, you’ll remember that not too long ago I invited two of my beauty-saavy girls over to play around with Maybelline Eye Studio cosmetic products. I was one of the fortunate recipients of a Maybelline Eye Studio kit and given the chance to play around with eyeshadow pallets, mascara, gel eyeliner and baked, marbleized eyeshadows. The kit came from Matchstick, which is a word-of-mouth promotional company.

My girls came over with fresh, clean faces and armed with their own make-up brushes and make-up remover (Hey! Nobody’s perfect!). After much testing, note-taking and a general discussion and jotting down of our thoughts….here are our conclusions!

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BENEFIT – Velvet Eyeshadow

With names like Bo Peep (baby pink), and Nice Melons (a “papaya pearl”), these soft pastel shades remind me of Easter eggs and baby bunnies – a sign that spring is truly just around the corner.

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