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Style related blog posts by A Style Soiree.

“Elegance is when the inside is as beautiful as the outside” — Coco Chanel

Maybelline Super Stay Better Skin Powder

Makeup review

My daily makeup routine focuses on my skin; glowing and fresh looking skin is my goal. My goal is also to achieve this quickly and minimally. My routine usually consists of primer, cc cream, concealer, and powder to seal. I contour with a powder bronzer and then apply highlighter for that ideal glow. Of course, I finalize with a lipstick of choice. I know this sounds like a lot of steps, but since I have this routine so on point it only takes me about 5 minutes (if I’m uninterrupted by my energetic toddler). A few weeks ago, Influenster Canada sent me an email about testing out a new Maybelline product, and as I am a makeup snob who doesn’t try as many drug store beauty brands as I should, I jumped at the chance.

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My Favourite Places in Lima, Peru

#APeruvianSoiree

A few weeks ago, I got back from Lima, Peru…. Oh, how I love that city! There is nothing like the food, the pacific ocean breeze, the sunshine and so much more. Even though I was born there, when I go to Lima I am a tourist in my own home. I moved to Canada when I was 7 so there is so much that I don’t remember about Lima (or so much I don’t know from how far it has developed), but my family and childhood memories keep my ties so incredibly close to the city. Since I visit Lima frequently, it is my pleasure to share my fave places to visit in Lima, Peru, as well as give you an insider’s look into the city and all it has to offer.

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Glowing & Blemish-Free Skin with MaskerAide

Glowing Skin Makeup Look

I’ve been prepping my skin for my vacation and trying my best to be as blemish-free as possible. Unfortunately, I suffer from stress-induced acne and it sucks! As I’ve been planning for my upcoming vacay, work and mommy life has gotten chaotic and I’ve been trying me best to keep it together. As much as I look like I’ve got it handled on the outside, the small little friends that have popped up on my skin are saying otherwise. Luckily, MaskerAide’s new Spotted! Anti-Blemish Clear Spot Patches came to the rescue!

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I’m On YouTube Now!

I'm on YouTube Now

So I’ve been MIA for a few weeks, so what have I been up to? I launched my YouTube channel! This is something I have thought about doing for years, but the perfectionist in me was holding me back. Finally, I decided to take the leap. So far, it has been a pleasure creating, editing and producing content for my channel. But it is no easy job!

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Well.ca Pop-Up Shop

Well.ca Pop-Up Shop Toronto

Did you know that Well.ca has a store in Toronto? The online shop has a physical location at Shops At Don Mills which  opened earlier this summer to the public. This is perfect for those who aren’t sure about online shopping just yet, or for those that want to see the products for themselves before buying some more online. I was invited to the VIP Grand Opening of the shop and had a grand time; it was also my little Zo-Zo’s first media event and she (capital L) Loved it!

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The Internet In A Blog Post: July 2016 Edition

A Style SoireeI run into super fun, funny and creative things online and sometimes I don’t get around to watching a whole YouTube video, or reading a full article. As a mama on the go, sometimes I wish I had a go-to spot where I could quickly look through interesting and informational items for the week, or the month, without having to browse absolutely everything. This is how I came up with “The Internet in a Blog Post”. Maybe this can be your go-to source for a quick recap of outstanding items found on the internet that are truly worth a watch or read.

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How To Fix Broken Powder Makeup

Becca x Jaclyn Hill Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Champagne Pop

A terrible and awful accident happened to one of my favourite makeup babies this weekend. My everyday go-to item fell off my makeup shelf in my bathroom and crashed onto my toilet seat. Classy, I know! All because I was keeping my toddler from using the bathroom sink like it was a birth bath at Central Park. As I swung around to grab her, I bumped my holy grail of highlighter, Becca Cosmetics x Jaclyn Hill Shimmering Skin Perfector in Champagne Pop, off the shelf. Watching this baby fall was one of my worst nightmares. When I opened it up I prayed to all the saints that it was all in one piece, but unfortunately it was not my lucky day. Fortunately, I was able to bring it back to life thanks to a little makeup and DIY related knowledge. Of course, I’m sharing this with you because this nightmare can happen to any of us.

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Canada Day 2016 Events for Families

Canada Day 2016

Not only am I super excited for the long weekend, but I am super excited that it is Canada Day. It’s my little one’s second Canada Day, and this is special for us as she is the first Canadian born baby in my husband’s and my family. With that in mind, I’ve been looking for fun events to attend, or fun things to do, to celebrate the country that we love and live in. As I was in the mood for sharing, I’ve compiled a collection of activities happening in the city of Toronto with families in mind.

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MAKE UP FOR EVER 5 Camouflage Cream Palette

MAKE UP FOR EVER 5 Camouflage Cream Palette Color Correct & Concealer Review

I discovered this beauty abut two months ago and I needed to have it! The MAKE UP FOR EVER 5 Camouflage Cream Palette is the ideal collection of concealers and colour correctors that are so versatile; and as a result this palette become my go-to for coverage. The best part about this product is that there are 4 different palette to choose from based on your skin tone.

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