November 8th, 2015

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Skincare: Extremely Dry Skin

Hello lovelies! I’m sure most of you have seen the crazy “living painting” look I did for Halloween this year. The thing you didn’t see however was how dry the water activated paints made my skin after wearing them for a 6 hour shift plus an additional 2 hours before and an additional hour after. My forehead looked like the dehydrated cracked deadpan in the desert after a drought. We’re talking…

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September 18th, 2015

Angela Hix

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How to Pick a Foundation

Shopping for foundation? Know your beauty needs. Going into a store like Sephora or MAC is wonderful for foundation. You’ll get a myriad of options and someone will help you narrow down a selection. But we need your help. How do we dwindle it down to one option that might work for you? Know what your needs are and what you want out of your foundation. Is your skin prone…

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November 22nd, 2014

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How to Pick a Vampy Lipstick for Your Skin Tone

Hi there lovelies! Ever look at those vampy runway wine, burgundy and almost too dark a lip on the runway and think, “Man that’s gorgeous! I wish that was something I could pull off!” You can! You just need to look for the right shade to go with your skin tone. Vampy Lips + Skin Tone = Perfect Match Thought I’d fast track this week to a fun Foundation piece…

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November 11th, 2014

Angela Hix

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Foundation Basics

Hello again lovelies! Everyone seemed to enjoy my primer post, so I thought I’d continue with the next step in basics, foundation! If you have any questions to be featured on my blog or Facebook page, please feel free to contact me either via email, through the website or on my very active Facebook page. I’m also on Instagram and Twitter (@angelahixmua).   Q: What is foundation? A: Foundation is a flesh toned cosmetic…

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November 11th, 2014

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How to Determine Your Undertone

Hello lovelies! Got a quick yet important post for you today! Ever try to pick out a foundation only to get confused with what your undertone was? Warm? Cool? Neutral? Can’t figure it out on your own? Here’s some tips and easy ways to figure it out. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me either via email, through the website or on my very active Facebook page. I’m also on Instagram and Twitter (@angelahixmua). Determining…

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November 3rd, 2014

Angela Hix

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What is Primer?

Hello lovelies! Here’s a quick post to help sort out some of the basics on the importance of using primers. If you have any questions to be featured on my blog or Facebook page, please feel free to contact me either via email, through the website or on my Facebook page.   Q: What is Primer? A: Primer is applied after moisturizer and before any makeup is applied. It is…

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August 12th, 2014

Angela Hix

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Sephora, Three Years Later

It’s been 3 years to date since Sephora opened in Halifax Shopping Centre and a new one is on it’s way very soon for Mic Mac Mall. I squealed with excitement when the email arrived saying it was opening soon (read my opening day review HERE). I went to opening day and dropped an easy $500 (read part one & part two of my 2011 opening day haul) and was completely in…

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August 11th, 2014

Angela Hix

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2011: Sephora Halifax Haul: PART 2

Originally posted August 18, 2011 on my personal blog: Life After Mum   Hello Make Up Lovers! I’m back with PART 2 of my Sephora haul from the Halifax Grand opening. I left you last time with the FRESH Sugar lip treatment in original. Have you tried any of the products I picked up yet? Let me know by commenting on this post. Give me your thoughts. As we continue…

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2011: What Can $500 Get At Sephora?

Originally posted August 13, 2011 on my personal blog: Life After Mum   I’ve played a little with my new purchases from the grand opening of Sephora in Halifax yesterday (Read my review: HERE), but it will take time to see if I love my new purchases. I have to delve deeper into my eye shadow pallets, get a handle on this new fangled liquid foundation and setting powder I’ve never…

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August 11th, 2014

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2011: Grand Opening of Sephora in Halifax

Originally posted August 12, 2011 on my personal blog: Life After Mum   August 12th, 2011 brings a remarkable thing to my home of Nova Scotia. One of the most amazing beauty stores opens in our local Halifax Shopping Centre. This store’s opening has been a rumour for the past 5-6 years. When I learned on April 2nd of this year that the rumour was finally a reality I was…

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