Halloween Make-Up Tips and Tricks


With the spooky day  just around the corner, I wanted to share some great make up tips.  I have never been something scary for Halloween, not even when I was a kid.  I always wanted to be something glamorous, something girly, or something movie star-esque.   With that theme in mind let’s talk make up tricks for this Halloween season. Cat eyes Whether you want to be cat woman, Cleopatra, or another dramatic womanly character the cat eye is a must have.  To make this look come to life you need to draw your eyeliner upward and outward beyond the outer corners of the eye and then smudge it slightly with a Q-Tip. For extra drama, apply a few individual falses lashes to the outer corners of your eyes.  The photo above is courtesy of fashionpeal.eu where you can also find very specific instructions on how to create this exact look. This is an uber-sexy look and if it is done without the extra Halloween drama you can easily incorporate it into your “a night out on the town” make up look. Fake a Beauty Mark What do we all think of when we think of Marilyn Monroe? The white dress and the beauty mark of course!  Other noteable beauty marks, Cindy Crawford’s just above her lip or Serena from Bewitched just under her eye. If you are creating your own, choose the spot that best suits you – or the character you are trying to create, a sexy beauty mark can be used to
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Our 5 Must-Have Travel Accessories

As the season of cooler weather approaches many of us are making travel plans to escape to a sunny destination this winter.  With that in mind we wanted to share our 5 favourite travel accessories that Upper Canada Soap and Danielle Creations have to offer. 1.  Must-Have Travel Bags For all of your personal care items you will need while travelling  Danielle Creations has a wide array of travel bags to ensure you can travel with ease and style.  Here are just some of the travel cases we have to offer, click the image to see all of the product options and details on our site. 2.  In-Flight Bags Though in-flight travel size containers are only mandatory if you want to carry on your lotions and potions it is always nice to take comfort that if you do bring these travel size items in addition to your larger sizes in one of the above bags you will never be without your must have personal care items.  These in-flight totes come with the TSA approved containers inside for you to fill with whatever liquids and gels you need while travelling.  The cases come in three neutral colours, black, gold or pewter which make a great gift for any traveller. 3.  A Great Mirror We have all been in a hotel room where the lighting is awful trying to do your daily beauty routine, make up application or shaving for the guys would be next to impossible.  Enter our fantastic suction cup mirror.
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Support the Cure with Upper Canada

As everyone knows October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM).  Every year this international the health campaign is organized by major breast cancer charities to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.  BCAM is also a prime opportunity to remind women to be breast aware for earlier detection. I was recently made aware of a fantastic organization right here in our local area of Toronto, ON Rethink Breast Cancer.  Rethink Breast Cancer is an amazing organization whose mission is “To continuously pioneer cutting-edge breast cancer education, support and research that speak fearlessly to the unique needs of young (or youngish) women.”  They prove they are right on track with the recent launch of the new Your Man Reminder App currently available for free at the i-Tunes store and available for Android phones on October 17th (sorry Blackberry users, just add it to the list of reasons to get an i-Phone, can you tell I am bias?). Check out this fun video showing off just what the Your Man Reminder App is all about. <object style=”height: 390px; width: 640px”><param name=”movie” value=”http://www.youtube.com/v/VsyE2rCW71o?version=3″><param name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true”><param name=”allowScriptAccess” value=”always”>[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsyE2rCW71o&w=640&h=360] After watching the video I just had to grab the app.  And in case you’re feeling nosy I chose Christian for my man, don’t be jealous you can grab him too if you want!   The app is used to stay on top of your breast health. The Your Man Reminder App includes the following fun features: Customize – Update the App to fit your personal liking, with features
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