Cheeks: Creamy mousse blush

Splurge (top): Lancôme Magique Blush Soft Radiant Mousse Blush in Pink Parfait, $30, gives your cheeks the perfect dewy pink glow. Available at Lancôme counters across Canada.

Steal (bottom): Maybelline Dream Mousse Blush in Pink Frosting, $8.99, glides on super smooth to give your cheeks a natural looking flush. Available at drugstores across Canada.

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Splurge (right):
Smashbox Lip Enhancing Gloss – Sheer Color in Illume, $18, gives the perfect beige shade with a subtle sparkle. Available at Shoppers Drug Mart Beauty Boutiques across Canada.

Steal (left):
Rimmel Vinyl Gloss High Shine Lip Gloss in Essential, $6.49, gives high shine with a shimmery beige shade. Available at drugstores across Canada.


Face: Mineral foundations

Splurge (top): Bare Escentuals bareMinerals Foundation in Medium, $25, not only hides any imperfections but also gives back to your skin with non-clogging minerals. The SPF 15 is an added bonus. (Kabuki brush shown sold separately, $28). Available at Sephora stores across Canada or by calling 1-800-227-3990.

Steal (bottom): L’Oreal Bare Naturale Gentle Mineral Makeup in Nude Beige, $18.95, comes with an application brush built in for easy application that your skin will thank you for! Available at drugstores across Canada.


Splurge (left): Betsey Johnson Eau de Parfum, $70 for 50 mL, will show your flirty side with the fruity scents of tangerine, pear and grapefruit. Available at The Bay.

Steal (right): Secret Body Mist in Tropical Tango, $TK, takes you to a far away island with its fruity scent. Available at drugstores across Canada.

Hair: Straightening shampoo and conditioner

Splurge (left): Matrix Sleek.look Smoothing System Shampoo and Conditioner, $14.95 and $15.95, transforms frizzy, dry hair into sleek salon-smooth locks. Available at select drugstores and salons across Canada.

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Simply Straight Instant Straightening Shampoo and Frizz Smoothing Conditioner, $9.99 each, repels humidity and frizz to keep your hair straight and smooth all day long.