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Beauty Buzz 411
Written by Crystal Jensen   

Tips and beauty secrets from consummate beauty pro Crystal Jensen!

Face It

It’s never too early to start taking care of your skin, and Indeed Laboratories’ “Retinol Reface” gives triple action protection to help fight the signs of aging. I love the moisture it provided and how it gave me a more youthful glow. This is a good alternative for everyday use, without the peeling and irritation from strong retinols. As I always preach, follow with a sunscreen in the AM. Put your best face forward with


tube of Retinal Reface

Rated XXXL

As a gloss addict, I am always on the search for the latest and greatest. Essence Cosmetics put some pop back into my pout with “XXXL Shine” lip gloss. My favourite part is that it adds intense colour without all the sticky mess. It’s perfect on its own, but pairs up beautifully with my favourite lipstick. High Shine at its finest. Find your “True Love” at

tube of lip gloss

Showered in Love

They say milk does a body good, and this is exactly what I got with Nivea’s “In-Shower Body Milk.” With cooler days going into the New Year, their almond oil cream left my skin fully moisturized. Since you apply it and rinse it off in the shower, it’s perfect for us girl bosses on the go. There is no need to fuss with lotions. Condition your skin today with

Nivea shower body milk

I Can’t Believe My Eyes

I was completely blown away when I tried the new “Make-Up Removing Cleansing Oil” from Caudalie. It is a powerhouse when taking off eye makeup, especially waterproof. This incredible cleanser transforms from a beautiful oil into a milky emulsion in seconds with water. There is no greasy mess and it left my skin baby smooth (suitable for all skin types). Caudalie, you really hit this one out of the park! Get oiled up at

spray bottle of cleansing oil

Nailed It

I’m really hard on my nails, so I need a brand that can handle the wear and tear. Sally Hansen’s “Complete Salon Manicure” is top notch when it comes to at-home style. Along with a great brush and amazing colour selections, this polish combines six beneficial products into one simple bottle. No one-hit-wonder here! Ring in the New Year with “Warm Regards” at

bottle of red nail polish

A Bit Of A SPEC-tacle

As someone that suffers from dry eyes, I was in need of some new specs for extra comfort. Discovering Aspire Eyewear was a wonderful surprise. They are ultra-light to the point that I forget I have them on. They have super-thin frames and come in so many fashionable styles. These little beauties are sure to make a statement. Get “Connected” with

black eyeglasses
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Vancouver beauty blogger Crystal Jensen offers “buzz” on her favourite picks and best beauty secrets! More info can be found on her website at


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