A Lesson On Being Courageous

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This passed month, something happened in the heart of Ottawa, Canada that stunned the entire world: Justin Trudeau, newly elected liberal Prime Minister of Canada, assigned the most diverse group of politicians to his cabinet in the history of our world! Our cabinet has an equal number of men and women and is made of people who come from different ethnic backgrounds as well. We made history fellow Canadians and we should be very proud of our country and its … Read More

Olivia Ha Makeover Contest 2015 Winner Diana: The Personal Before & After Experience

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Once in a while, I really love doing contests for former clients and prospective ladies that may not have it in their budget, or time to have a makeover. This video captures a very beautiful day when Diana (the beauty in this video) and my videographer Jonathan Arnold were able to make time to put this collaboration together. I appreciate the both of them so greatly! Here’s what’s in the video: Olivia: Hey guys! Do you guys ever feel like you don’t have time … Read More

Donating Cosmetics to a Women’s Shelter in Mississauga / Toronto

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Hello everybody! So after my action packed weekend at the ABA’s, Monica Le asked if we could go together to Interim in Mississauga, a women’s shelter to drop off a donation together. I’m glad she asked because my boxes and bags were filling up of cosmetics and donations ready for such an request! When she arrived, I peered into her care and realized Monica’s trunk was full of stuff to give away! We couldn’t even fit it all in the trunk, … Read More

Personal Struggles Of A Winner in ABA Toronto’s 2015 Glamorous Evening Makeup Competition!

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This is celebrity hairstylist Kim Vo and I. He is the hairstylist of Kate Hudson, Britney Spears, Katherine Heigl, Katy Perry, Leona Lewis, Nicole Sherzinger, And many more! So many people wanted to meet him at the show. I was so lucky to have him congratulate me! It was one of those total star moments! After all that hard work, it finally paid off. To be honest I was really prepared to not even place, it’s been years since I’ve done … Read More

Donating Cosmetics, Makeup, Skincare in Greater Toronto Area, including Mississauga.

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Update March 1, 2017: Since some charities now no longer take used cosmetics, I have updated a confirmed list: 1. *Blur Makeup Room* takes sanitary condition cosmetics 425 Queen St. West Lower Level Toronto ON M5V 2A5 (Queen & Spadina) Store Hours Monday-Saturday: 11-7 Sunday: 12-6 647-352-8816 2. *Me*! Central Mississauga at Confederation & Burnhamthorpe. If you are willing to meet in Mississauga, feel free to contact me to drop off your donation and I will put it to good use! … Read More

7 Essential Tips When Searching For Wedding Vendors

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The First Question You Should Always Ask Yourself When Looking For Wedding Vendors: – What do you envision for your wedding and why? (ex. elaborate wedding, entertainment, cozy venue, color scemes) I will tell you a story of a recent wedding I had serviced this week: Last month a bride called me asking if I was available for her wedding this month. I happily told her I was, then she told me that she loved my website and the pictures really … Read More