Jane Iredale Make-up

Nov 7, 2012 / 5:00 am
Sometimes it’s difficult to know what foundation, powder or shadows to buy. We purchase a product, take it home and then realize the color is wrong or the foundation is not what you had expected. Although you should purchase only cosmetics that haven’t been opened, it’s nice to...

Eye spy...

Sep 9, 2012 / 5:00 am
Recently I visited a clinic in Kelowna. I noticed that the receptionist had the most amazing eyelashes. Knowing there is a variety of products out there to enhance your eyelashes I couldn’t help but ask her, ”Where did you get those eyes?” She told me about a product called...

The perfect pedicure

Aug 22, 2012 / 5:00 am
The Okanagan summer is far from over; sandal season is still here! Maybe it’s time for foot maintenance. If there is one piece of our body that most of us don't show much worry about, it's most likely our feet. Did you know the average person takes up to 10,000 steps a...


Jul 22, 2012 / 5:00 am
Today my beauty concern is a skin condition that affects so many of us… Melasma. Have you experienced discoloration on your face, neck or any part of your skin that is exposed to the sun? Do you wonder how it suddenly appeared or if you can get rid of those unwanted discolored dark areas on...

Beauty from the sideline!

Jul 8, 2012 / 5:00 am
Most weekends you can find moms at the sports field supporting their children rain or shine. Their hair pulled back, lawn chair in tow; moms are always there cheering on their teams. The sun has finally come out after weeks of waiting so let’s not forget the sunblock ladies. Here are a...

Restore your well-being

Jun 24, 2012 / 5:00 am
Life as we know it can be very busy, running errands, working, or attending to others. We don’t want to neglect our health and well-being but it’s difficult to find the time to get away. Does this sound like you? Let me help you with some suggestions. Remember the commercial in the...

A natural beauty in town!

May 27, 2012 / 5:00 am
How would you define naturally beautiful? Natural beauty doesn't necessarily have anything to do with specific body features although a little enhancement never hurts to bring forward someone’s natural radiance. Although the definition of enhancement is - "To provide with...

A secret gem found!

May 13, 2012 / 5:00 am
For many there is no one more special than our moms, in fact many of us will refer to our mothers as a Gem; someone who is valued for their beauty or perfection - a person held in great esteem or affection! Celebrate your mom's “beauty” today for whatever it is that makes her...

Honey bronzed

Apr 29, 2012 / 5:00 am
We all know there is no place like the Okanagan Valley in the summer! Here comes the sun (doo doo doo doo) Here comes the sun, and I say It's all right Little darling, it's been a long cold lonely winter Little darling, it feels like years since it's been here Here...

Mirror, mirror

Apr 15, 2012 / 5:00 am
Mirror Mirror on the wall who is the most honest of them all? So you look in the mirror and if you see something you don’t like … do you get closer and take another look? Well, you might be looking at those annoying hairs on your face. You know what I’m talking about -...

Shhhh... Okanagan Beauty Secrets

Mar 18, 2012 / 6:00 am
We are all entitled to beauty, but remember - beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Although we all recognize that true beauty is internal, the current popularity of spa treatments and anti-aging products indicate that many men and women are interested in maintaining and improving their...
About the Author

Beauty Secrets~  What’s hot ~ What’s not!!

Brenda has 16 years in the beauty service industry.  Join her as she explores Okanagan businesses revealing some of the best-kept beauty secrets in the valley - from home services to cosmetic surgery.  

Find out what’s hot and what’s not!  Brenda is the owner of Flawless Microdermabrasion and hosts http://www.okanaganbeautysecrets.com.

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