The Release | Sappho New Paradigm

Hey beauties,

In November Sappho Cosmetics released their new line “Sappho New Paradigm” into the green beauty world.  The Detox Market on King St. was hosting their launch party in Toronto and I just had to check it out!

Canadian makeup artist, JoAnn Fowler, founded the company in 2008. She developed Sappho Cosmetics to provide a green and clean alternative to the toxic, chemically laden commercial brands that are currently on the market.

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SPRING MAKEUP LOOK: Light, Bright and Colourful

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Hey beautiful people,

Although it has been on and off sunny here in Toronto, the weather has still been quite depressing. We got a huge snowfall last week for crying out loud! Having said that, I thought I’d make a bright and fun look to counter-act the gloomy, cool weather we’re experiencing in Spring.

The Stila Smudge Stick Waterproof Eyeliner was the beginning of my inspiration, because I’ve been wanting to do a purple eye look to compliment hazel eyes for a while. I thought Tarte’s Tartelette “In Bloom” Palette would balance the eye liner perfectly, with their bright and warm colours. Obviously, this look isn’t excluded for the hazel-eyed individuals out there!

Here’s a step-by step guide of how I achieved this eye look, and the face products I used to compliment it. I’ll throw in my base as well, because this look was meant to be light all around.

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Pale Face, Tanned Body: My Current Foundation Routine, ft. Sappho Liquid Foundation in Kate (Review)

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If you’re like me, then you know the agony of losing your sun-kissed skin. Less sun means becoming paler. Not that pale skin isn’t beautiful, it’s just that my face doesn’t match the rest of my body… Because I wash my face morning and night, it is the first to be noticeably lighter, thus inducing me to use a heavy hand with a bronzer. To avoid a muddy, terracotta type look, I decided to splurge and buy the Sappho Liquid Foundation in Kate ($52 CAD). After playing with it for a couple of weeks, I’ve figured out how to best use this product while I still have some colour on my skin!

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