December 26th, 2016

Glitter & Glam New Year’s Eve Makeup Tutorial + Enter For Your Chance to WIN!

Go glam and make a statement this New Year’s Eve! Beauty Advisor Suman is here to help you get into the party spirit with a glittery makeup look. It’s perfect for ringing in the New Year in style. Featuring Lise Watier’s gorgeous Simply Nudes Eyeshadow Palette and glimmering Smokey Gold liner, your eyes will be sparkling all night!

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Contest:

Love Suman’s look for NYE? You can enter for your chance to WIN all of the products featured in this video and recreate the look for your New Year’s Eve!

Here’s how to enter:

  1. Follow @LDBeauty_ on Instagram
  2. Tag your friends who you’re excited to spend the last night of 2016 with.

Contest closes at 11:59pm PST on December 28th, 2016. One winner will be chosen at random out of all entries. See full rules and regulations here.

Good luck, beauties!



December 8th, 2016

Makeup Essentials to Dazzle on the Holiday Party Circuit

The holidays are fast approaching, and with it comes party season! There will be plenty of opportunities to glam up your makeup look, between holiday entertaining with family and friends and office Christmas parties. ‘Tis the season to rock festive manicures, dramatic lipsticks and dazzling eye looks.

To help prep for the ever-growing list of social outings and soirées, Beauty Advisors from London Drugs have curated a list of the biggest beauty trends and colours that work best for the holidays.

 

Festive Nails
kiss-nailsessieYou can’t go wrong with the classics when it comes to holiday manicures, but try upgrading to a formula that will survive the Christmas party hop. Essie’s new 2-step Gel Couture luxurious wear formula lasts longer than the 12 Days of Christmas (up to 14 days, in fact). Essie’s Gel Couture in Hang up the Heels and Gala-Vanting are both beautiful classic shades that will match any holiday outfit.

Got a last minute party invite? Throw on a set of Kiss Gel Fantasy Ready-To-Wear Gel Nails in Faux Real for gorgeous nails in a pinch.

 

Sparkling Eyes

glitter-linerpaletteWith so many events and varying dress codes, London Drugs’ Beauty Advisors recommend an eyeshadow palette with a wide range of shades to adjust your look accordingly. A favourite is L’Oreal’s Colour Riche La Palette in Nude 1. With a selection of 10 neutral matte and shimmery shades, you can play your look up or down depending on the event. Creating a cat-eye with L’Oreal’s easy to use Superstar Eyeliner is the perfect way to amp up the look.

If a party calls for a little more sparkle, add a touch of glitter to the cat-eye. A long-time favourite is Lise Watier’s Eye Glitter Liner.

 

Holiday Face

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The easiest way to light up the room at any party is with a flawless glow. Our beauty experts suggest Makeup Revolution’s Vivid Baked Highlighter; it gives a beautiful shimmery golden glow to the cheekbones in just one sweep.

 

 

Holiday Lips

lip-paletteInvesting in a lip palette with a variety of shades will make switching up your look between parties that much easier. The L’Oreal Colour Riche La Palette Lip in Ruby Red has the perfect gradient of bright to deep reds that will compliment all of your holiday eye looks. For an extra trendy pout, London Drugs’ Beauty Advisors recommend applying a coat of Maybelline’s Lip Studio Shine Shot Lip Top Coat in Clear Vinyl over top.

 

Products to Last the Party Circuit

cargosetting-sprayTo make sure your makeup lasts from secret Santa exchange to cocktail hour, it’s worth adding these beauty products to your holiday makeup routine. Applying an eyeshadow primer prior to your eye makeup will ensure that the shadow (and your super glam glitter liner) don’t budge all night. Try the Cargo HD Picture Perfect Eye Shadow Primer: eyeshadow will appear more vivid and will be locked in place. Once makeup application is complete, don’t forget to mist your face with L’Oreal’s Infallible Pro Mist & Fix Makeup Extender Setting Spray. This spray will keep your makeup looking flawless all night long.

 

For more holiday beauty inspiration from London Drugs’ beauty experts, watch this L’Oreal Holiday Makeup Tutorial!



November 25th, 2016

L’Oreal Holiday Makeup Tutorial

Between office Christmas parties and holiday entertaining with family and friends, there will be plenty opportunities to get glammed up this season! Our Beauty Advisor Sara takes us step-by-step through a classic yet festive makeup tutorial that’s perfect for the upcoming holiday party circuit. Plus, she’s sharing her tips for making sure your makeup stays put through every last social outing and soirée.

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September 29th, 2016

Fall Makeup Tutorial with Kiss Professional Make-up

Our Beauty Advisor Siena is showing us a step-by-step of her fall makeup look, using products from Kiss Professional Make-up, a brand that is new and exclusive to London Drugs! The line of affordable makeup products has a great variety of basic neutrals for every day wear, as well as fun, bolder shades for the adventurous beauty buff. Watch the video to get a peek at the newest Kiss Professional Make-up products in-store, from their compact Contour Kit to their ultra-popular Egoism Matte Velvet Lipstick.

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September 16th, 2016

Get Ready with Me: What’s New from NYX Cosmetics

Did you know: London Drugs has the largest selection of NYX Cosmetics in Canada, outside of the NYX stores? Our Beauty Advisor Sara is excited to show you her favourite new NYX Cosmetics products, just launched at London Drugs! She is head over heels for NYX’s Lid Lingerie Eye Tints which dry quickly and don’t crease, and NYX’s brand new Cosmic Metals Lip Creams, which come in beautifully bold shades to glam up any look. See which other new NYX Cosmetics products Sara is loving by watching the video!

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September 12th, 2016

Get the Kardashian Glow!

The secret to Khloe Kardashian’s gorgeous glow? Makeup Revolution’s Vivid Baked Highlighter. Makeup Revolution recently launched at London Drugs, and for only $9.99, you can purchase the same highlighter that Khloe uses!

Her makeup artist, Joyce Bonelli used it on Khloe for her appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Joyce says, “I applied Makeup Revolution Vivid Baked as a highlighter to her cheekbones, and bronzer to her jawline and around the hairline.”

The highlighters are incredibly pigmented and with just a swipe of a brush, you’ll be glowing!

For a less than subtle glow, try wetting your brush or sponge, swirling in the highlighter, and apply. That’s sure to give you a gorgeous glow all night long!

Shop all colors of Vivid Baked Highlighters here.

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August 18th, 2016

Easy Back to School Makeup Tutorial

If you’re heading back to school this fall, our Beauty Advisor Chelsey has an easy, natural-looking beauty routine for you! From a light coverage BB cream to all-in-one brow kit, Chelsey’s look is perfect for busy mornings. Plus, she shares her back to school skincare regime, so you can wake up and start off your day with clean, healthy skin: the ideal canvas for makeup application!

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