October 2016 Featured Brand: Kat Von D

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Kat Von Drachenburg (Kat Von D) gained wide attention with her reality TV show LA Ink and since then her artistic talent has converted into a beauty empire which launched exclusively with and for Sephora in 2008. Since then, her products have been known for their color and intense longevity.

Kat Von D celebrates art, creativity and personal expressions. She bests describes the ethos of brand when she said, “We are bold, unapologetic, outspoken and different in our own way. We are artists, poets and lovers. We are the outsiders and the insiders.” Our CBB favorites are the Everlasting Liquid Lipsticks and her eyeshadow palettes.

Check out some reviews on Kat Von D.

September 2016 Featured Brand: e.l.f.

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Among the most affordable of makeup brands, eyes lips face (e.l.f) marks their products mostly between $1-6 and this line, established in 2004 doesn’t feel like cheap makeup either.

100% cruelty free, e.l.f also supports PETA’s no fur movement along with other charities. It is sold in 17 countries and is a great entry makeup brand.

Check out some reviews on e.l.f.

August 2016 Featured Brand: The Body Shop

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If there was any a brand that was able to come out with something new and exciting each season, but still expected and familiar, that would be The Body Shop. Each featured scent comes with the regular accoutrements of body washes, body butters and scrubs. Whether you love the new Pinita Colada or are a fan of the staple, Satsuma, The Body Shop has every formula to meet your bathing and body needs! Not only that but the brand is continuously endeavouring to stay ethical and its newest strategy is to Enrich Not Exploit(TM). All these things make The Body Shop worthy of being the Brand of the Month for August.

Check out some reviews on The Body Shop.

FEATURED BRAND: Canadian Brands

The CBB would be remise if it forgot about all the amazing brands that have roots in Canada. While we love anything beauty, there is a special place in our hearts for our Canadian brands and this month we are celebrating the best from our home turf. Annabelle and Marcelle are two standard drugstore finds and so are Lise Watier, Vasanti, Cargo and Ombrelle.

Not only is the love coming from the home crowd but brands like MAC, Bite Beauty, and Nudestix have made an international name for themselves If you’re thinking of wellness, Saje and Escents have got us cover. If you’re thinking skincare, Reversa and Maskeraide and Deciem are on it. For hair, Marc Anthony is who to call on.

Not matter what area of beauty you may be interested in, we only need to look into our own backyards to find some of the best products out there.

Check out some reviews on Canadian Brands.


Nothing screams (or shines!) highlight like Becca does. Most famous for their skin perfectors, Becca has cornered the market with their innovative products with a big focus on getting the focus on your face. Founded by make-up artist Rebecca Morrice Williams, the brand products luxurious and weightless makeup, makeup that gives you the chance to define and control your interpretation of perfection.

Check out some reviews on Becca!

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