Confessions of a Beauty Junkie

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My 4 Seasons of LUX: Box Number One!
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First, a quick recap. Back in the spring, LUX Beauty Boutique approached me and asked if I’d be interested in participating in the 4 Seasons of LUX. Four boxes, twelve months, so many beautiful products. As LUX says, it’s a “whole year of beauty bliss.” I couldn't wait to get started. Before my f...
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5 Tips to Strengthen your Brow Game
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At LUX, you know we love a good brow. To share the love of how to rock a killer brow that frames the face, we’ve partnered with Edmonton’s Queen of Wax, Sina Zere of Buff Wax Spot, to dish out some waxpert advice on nailing the perfect brows.More
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Mastering the Fundamentals of Eye Makeup
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I’ve always been of the opinion that classroom format offers a unique learning opportunity, being surrounded by other people who are just as interested as I am. I can’t keep track of the times someone has asked the exact question I didn’t know I had! Plus, our makeup artists are amazing and I was...
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My Four Seasons of LUX
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The plan outlined by the lovely LUX ladies was simple: They would send me a box filled with several products in it once every season for a year. I haven’t even opened my first box yet. And yet I still feel compelled to tell you the reasons why I love this idea so much already.More
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Viva LUX Vegas- It's Our Birthday!
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The countdown is on to our biggest, best day of the year; our birthday party! If you've not yet experienced it yourself, you're likely to have heard about line up that stretches out the door on a chilly, snowy April morning (because it wouldn't be Edmonton without that, right?). Why is this event...
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Minimalism Make Up: A 10x10 Challenge
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No internet magic, just a girl and her makeup 10x10. Tune in, let me know what looks you love, and feel free to join in the challenge! More
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Feeling Fit with Hive Fit Co.
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I think when it comes to each of us and our idea of health the vision becomes something different in everyone’s eyes. Fitness for some is a passion and to others it’s all we can do to take the stairs to the 4th floor at the office. And both are okay. More
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Beauty Parler with Dallas Curow
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I consider myself more of a service provider than an artist. I want to serve them and their desires to feel empowered, beautiful, and confident. I want the experience, photos aside, to energize them... read more. More
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Self-care Sunday (and Monday…and Tuesday…)
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How often do you hear people say, “I’m so stressed, I need a vacation!” That was me a couple of weeks ago. Fortunately, I am feeling oh-so-relaxed right now while watching the sunset on a beach in Hawaii. This is just what I needed.  I’ve started thinking though, why do I let myself get to that p...
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Bumble and Bumble Blow Dry Sessions
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For most of us though, the images of hands, arms and hair tools getting irreversibly intertwined comes quicker to mind. With one notable exception, each and every LUX girl has expressed these feelings of woe and exasperation when talking about styling their hair. So we decided to call in an exper...
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