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December 29, 2014

My 2015 Beauty Resolutions

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2014 marked the year that I got seriously acquainted with the ~infinite~ possibilities beauty had to offer – and thus, 2014 was a year of many firsts.

As a girl whose only beauty allies consisted of concealer and pencil eyeliner (a dark Lindsay Lohan inspired time of my life), getting acquainted with new products, styles, and routines was nothing short of life-changing. Some experiments were slightly terrifying (have YOU ever applied a paper mache blackhead strip?) and others proved to be nothing short of exhilarating (a la channeling Emma Stone subtle smoky eye).

Big or small, these beauty trials made 2014 a year for learning, and set the stage for bigger and better looks. Since purchasing my first liquid liner, the gateway beauty product, I AM GAME (and apparently very aggressive) about trying new beauty rituals and setting practical goals for a healthier, gloooowing 2015. WHO’S WITH ME??? HUZZAH! read more…

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Beauty
December 22, 2014

Clean & Clear presents #FORAFORAVER: Best of Liz B00ty (Beauty)


Over the years we’ve grown to be pretty infatuated with Liz’s face. Dozens of lipstick colours? Handfuls of snacks? No matter the sitch, we’ve been able to have fun with Liz’s face. However, before we get to the nitty gritty beauty bitty, S/Os to our pals over at Clean & Clear who have supported our love of all things wacky and all things Liz!  read more…

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Beauty
December 17, 2014

Clean & Clear presents #FORAFORAVER: Best of Beauty Transformations

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We’ve always encouraged you to be yourself, but we’ve also encouraged you to transform your face into other faces (for special occasions and also your everyday realities etc). Continuing down the road of ~THE BEST OF FORA + CLEAN & CLEAR~, we’ve got the best of the best beauty transformations for ya!  read more…

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Lifestyle
December 12, 2014

Clean & Clear presents #FORAFORAVER: Best of GIRL GUIDE

!!IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT WITHIN!!

But first, let’s ~throw it back~ a little bit.

This past summer, we took inspiration from our friends at Clean & Clear and showcased 30 girls who we admire (in flattering/non-creepy ways). For two months, we got into the creative minds of burgeoning talent across the board – from set designers to musicians to designers to artists – and now, we’re counting down some of our favourite Girl Guide features “OF ALL TIME” *Kanye voice*. After all, what better way to start wrapping up an amazingly chill/fancy/fresh/female year than with GIRLS GIRLS and more GIRLS?! read more…

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Beauty
December 10, 2014

12 Days of Holiday Beauty


If you’re looking for some gifts to get your loved ones this Holla-day: look no further. We know you’re balling on a budget, so we figured the most ideal way to get the best bang for your buck and your baes is a list of affordable BEAUTY must-haves. After all, haven’t you heard of that old saying? Loving someone helps make them beautiful – both inside…and out. (Lol?) Just jk. But loving someone is definitely synonymous with helping them feel #fresh and look #radiant with A+ stocking stuffers (s/o Clean & Clear®!), nice-smelling candles, and a warm blanket scarf to tie it all in together. read more…

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Beauty
December 4, 2014

Sweet Treats and Marvellous Feats with Liz Trinnear

We might not frequent carnivals, but we certainly feast on these sweet treats consistently/constantly. Popcorn? Candy apples? Cotton candy? Count us in. And when we’re not eating them, count Liz’s face in. Because you know what they say…you are what you eat. Just JK!!! But you are what you love. And if you love what you eat…then…well. You know what we mean, right? read more…

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Beauty
November 18, 2014

FYI: Winter Skin Survival

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The winter months are coming, and this year they mean BIZNASS. Yes, the next few months will be a guaranteed igloo-fest, and it looks like it’s gonna be you and your skin vs. mother nature. Bring it ON winter, I’m ready for you ***wraps entire face in mink wrap-around and gets on a horse***

Read: Treat your skin like a deserted puppy this winter. Take care of it, pet it, and make sure to give it a LOT of moisture (that’s how people take care of animals, though…right?) read more…

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Beauty
October 28, 2014

Becoming FKA Liz 101

What happens when you pair a hair ~~~artist~~~ with 2ft long extensions (and a head of hair to attach said extensions to)?

Enter our longterm obsession with FKA Twigs, and our longterm obsession with Liz Trinnear. With a little lot of help from our friends, we’ve *transformed* one girl (Liz) that we love so much into another girl (FKA Twigs) that we love so much. The results? A fun lil video that’s glittery, braid-y, and generally inspiring across the board.

PS !!FKA Liz!!: tell Robert Pattinson that I love him dearly. read more…

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Beauty
October 22, 2014

FYI: **You Woke Up Like Dis**

I dread waking up on days that aren Saturday or Sunday. ESPECIALLY MONDAYS. I went to an all-girls High School for 4 years, and would roll out of bed without even running a brush through my hair. Now, it’s different. Now I’ve got to roll out of bed and wake up looking like Neutrogena commercial. (Minus the slow motion water splash, because that never works) read more…

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Beauty
October 14, 2014

The Emotional Stages of Applying a Blackhead Strip

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Your face is utter perfection until you see it: that one, ever-present blackhead. Once you find that first black dot of doom, it’s like you’ve uncovered EVERY SINGLE DEATHLY HOLLOW, and a million more appear out of nowhere – as if all at once! They are an army invading the perfectly porcelain battlefield that is your face, and they must be stopped. You are a warrior, and you will defeat these blackheads [and probably go through each of these emotional stages in the process]. read more…

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