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15 Things Every Twenty-Something Needs

Tweet As someone who is officially in her ‘mid twenties’ and who has reflected more in the last few weeks than I have in ages, I decided to compile a list of things I personally believes every twenty-something needs in their life. Of course, some of these will differ depending…
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Surviving Instagram’s Popularity Contest

Tweet Who doesn’t like reliving high school? From cliques and popularity contests to awkward in between phases – high school had its fair share of horrible, terrible moments that I for one, have no desire of reliving. With that being said, Instagram is about to drop some serious nostalgia on…
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My Favourite Drugstore Beauty Products

Tweet When it comes to achieving gorgeous beauty looks, you don’t need to spend hundreds of dollars. Some of my favourite products, in fact, can be found at Shoppers Drug Mart or other pharmacies. Sure, indulging in some high-end products is fun every now and then, but when it comes…
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8 Books That Changed the Way I See the World

Tweet Even though I don’t have as much time to read lately as I’d like, reading has always been a huge part of my life. It’s what inspired me to start writing, crafted my imagination and perceptions and provided me with a distraction and escape. Some books I’ve read have…
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Birthday Lust List

Tweet Of course I’ve been lusting over some fabulous things lately, and, because my birthday is right around the corner, I figured now would be the perfect time for me to share those things with you! These are things I’d likely never purchase for myself, which is why they’re so…
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This or That? #Tag

Tweet Makeup: blush or bronzer: BLUSH lip gloss or lipstick: LIPSTICK eye liner or mascara: MASCARA foundation or concealer: FOUNDATION neutral or color eye shadow: NEUTRAL pressed or loose eye shadows: PRESSED brushes or sponges: SPONGES Nails: OPI or china glaze: CHINA GLAZE Long or short: LONG Acrylic or natural:…
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#PositiveVibesOnly

Tweet So, I need a minute to vent. Maybe five. We’ll see where we’re at by the time my word vomit is spewed onto the screen. As an overall decent person who was raised¬†to be compassionate, empathetic, determined, and strong-willed, I tend to be pretty patient with people. So patient,…
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Tips for Taking the Perfect Selfie

Tweet I’m notorious for taking pictures, and that includes selfies. Whether I’m taking a #LOTD photo for Instagram or a photo of myself for a new blog post, chances are I have my phone in hand, and the camera is focused on me. I hear a lot of people who…
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Kylie Jenner’s Lips?

Tweet Q: I didn’t even know who Kylie Jenner was before you mentioned her name some time ago. But now she’s popping up in the media again because she admitted that she had temporary work done on her lips but didn’t want to share that information because of how the…
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