Category Archives: Western

GIVEAWAY Announcement! Win Volition Skincare ($209 Value)–Just VOTE for My Balls

Exciting news! Volition is running a giveaway to support my (sunscreen) balls. Ahem, I mean my idea for Sun Pearls SPF 30. (Curious about my balls? Read more on Volition’s page or in this post.) Vote HERE by April 3rd … Continue reading

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Worth It? Voloom Hair Volumizing Iron – Review & Comparison to Crimper and Voloom Petite

Life. Changing. I don’t say that lightly. But as someone with straight and slippery hair that could barely be teased after 15 mins of backcombing and hair spraying by a wedding hairdresser, that’s the truth. If I lost this $130 … Continue reading

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BeautyandtheCat Sunscreen? Yes Please!

UPDATE: Volition is holding a GIVEAWAY of over $200 in skincare for votes through Monday April 3, 2017!  Each vote for Sun Pearls is automatically entered.  Voting is open to all; U.S. residents are eligible for the giveaway. I (Angela) am obsessed with … Continue reading

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Call of Duty-Free: Renee’s Mini Airport Haul at YVR

I just came back from my annual snowboarding trip in Whistler. Beside the bazillion foot elevation and vertical drop, and jaw-dropping, audible-gasping sights of this mountain, this & the surrounding Vancouver area has among my (Renee’s) FAVORITE duty free shopping … Continue reading

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Chanel Ya Later: Chanel Camelia de Chanel Illuminating Powder Review & Swatches

To be honest, I’ve never used up a highlighter and I currently have ::mumbles:: four…or six…or more ::mumbles::.  But this limited-edition beauty by Chanel called to me like no other.  Talk about sparking joy! Camélia de Chanel Illuminating Powder officially … Continue reading

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