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Burt’s Bees Natural Beauty Haul Reviewed

Here’s my review of the Burt’s Bee beauty and skincare products I’ve been using.

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Amsterdam Fashion brand Scotch & Soda Opens First BC Location at Richmond Centre

Amsterdam’s iconic fashion brand Scotch & Soda, recently opened its first stand-alone BC location at Richmond Centre. The space provides an intimate shopping experience and offers a curated selection from the original Scotch & Soda menswear line, Maison Scotch line for women and Amsterdams Blauw denim collection for men and women.

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Event Recap: #DinerEnCouleur for Vancouver Beauty Bloggers

Vancouver beauty bloggers recently gathered together for a long-table dinner hosted by KAO beauty, the parent company of well-known everyday hair and skincare brands including John Frieda, Jergans and Biore.

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Nice Vice: Vancouver’s First Dairy-Free (V)Ice Cream Shop

Settling nicely into its new Yaletown location, where niche boutiques populate Mainland Street, Nice Vice is Canada’s first dairy-free, plant-based micro creamery.  A retro splash of bright pink and yellow are the …

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Swedish Brand Fjällräven Brings Scandinavian Style and Durability to Canadian Adventures

In 2014, the brand made its Canadian debut, choosing Vancouver as its first Canadian city in which to open a stand-alone retail location. Shoppers like myself were intrigued by the Fjällräven brand, with its exotic Nordic ‘umlauts’ over the A’s, and its little Arctic Fox logo which seemed to suddenly show up on colourful backpacks all over the city.

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EVENT: 2016 BC Home + Garden Show (Feb 17 to 21)

This is BC’s second-largest consumer show, attracting 425+ local vendors, features and experts to bring real inspiration and advice to more than 55,000 visitors over five days.

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