How I Curl My Hair | TUTORIAL

Have you ever looked at someone with a bouncy blowout and thought they probably spend their days in the salon chair or chained to the bathroom vanity? While my go-to hairstyle might look labour-intensive, it’s not. Today, I’m throwing open the doors to Salon Stefan* today and giving you all…

How to look presentable after a workout: 5 hair savers

We’ve been doing a bit of astrology talk this week, so it might as well continue. As a Leo, I’m a little obsessed with my “mane”. OK, a lot obsessed. After years of dealing with pouffy triangle-head curls and tangling with round brushes and “steam” flat irons, I finally learned…

DIY Glitter ‘gradient’ Manicure

Happy Monday! I hope you had a lovely weekend – I spent mine warming a friend’s new condo (congrats, Heather!), doing the most date-night things imaginable with my boyfriend (think dinner at our favourite spot in Kleinburg then glow-in-the-dark mini putt. Actually) and spending all my Optimum points with fellow…

Easy DIY Spring Nail Art: whimsical polka dots

I’m going to preface this by saying “this is what happens when you spend too much time on Pinterest”. Being eyeballs deep in pretty things for hours on end can give a girl with no discernible design skills quite the complex. Luckily, I spotted some inspiration that I knew I…

#ManicureMonday how to: at home manicure

When it comes to nail care, I’d rather spend money on a new polish than a professional manicure. It’s taken a bit of time to perfect my method, but I feel like I’ve got it pretty much down at this point. Most of the manicures I feature on the blog…

#ManicureMonday: naked nail art

The age old question: is nail art office-appropriate? For the lucky ones (like me!) who work in agencies and creative spaces, the answer is always yes. However, if you’re in a more conservative environment and wish you could join the nail art craze, I’ve got the perfect solution. Naked nail…

#ManicureMonday: Ombre nails with China Glaze For Audrey & Essie’s …

If it’s on Pinterest, you can be sure it’s trendy…and sometimes tough to do. Let’s just say my first attempt at ombre nails did not go so well as I would have hoped. But, I’ve finally conquered the trend and I’m happy to share this how-to with you for this…