Posts By: Jill Kuzyk

Pacific Coast Pretty: Bee-stung beauty on Vancouver Island

An emerging skincare trend has been causing quite a buzz in the beauty industry as of late. Bee venom, which contains the toxin melittin, has been enjoying renewed fame ever since Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, were said to be enjoying the anti-aging benefits of bee sting facials around… Read more »

Pacific Coast Pretty: Be a violet vixen this Valentine’s Day

Don’t be caught with run-of-the-mill red lipstick if Cupid’s arrows fly your way this Valentine’s Day. While everyone else is turning to traditional hues like baby pink, cherry red, and moody Bordeaux, think outside that heart-shaped box and take shades of violet and orchid for a spin. You’ll look bright-eyed, fresh-faced, and ready for spring,… Read more »

Frighteningly fangtastic looks for Halloween 2013

Afraid of being the only ghoul in class without a wicked costume this Halloween? Never fear, I am here to help you scare up a great look before the big day rolls around. Whether you like your costume cosmetics to be spritely and sweet (like our Aqua Pixie) or handsomely spooky (like our Classic Dracula),… Read more »

Vancouver Fashion Week forecasts haute looks for spring and summer 2014

Victoria’s leaves are beginning to fall and cooler breezes are blowing across campus, but over on the mainland temperatures were rising at Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW). From Sept.16–21, VFW, one of Western Canada’s premier fashion events, drew designers, models, and fashion fiends from all over the globe. And while it may be hard to focus… Read more »