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Showing posts from September, 2011

Learning Beauty Week 1- Basic Facial & Makeup Routine

You are never too old to learn something new. I have spent years from kindergarten to university studying an array of topics and after finishing my Masters I couldn’t bear to go back to learn anything again! So a long break was well deserved but since then I decided to follow my passion for beauty. Of course you don’t need to do any course to learn beauty related techniques but for me I need the classroom environment to push me on. So I stumbled upon the UWIDEC Cosmetology course which is a 10 weeks or 60 hour program. Going into the first session I wasn’t too thrilled about it since I heard from someone taking the course at another location that this course was all about hair and little makeup techniques. (FYI: My location is in Sangre Grande). Well boy was I surprised when our tutor, Giselle told us during our orientation session that our course was divided into makeup, hair and nails!!!!!!! Jumping with joy. Session 1: Orientation. This is the icebreaker when you get to introduce yo

Bridgetown Beauty

So this is the last article from my Barbados vacation and it is dedicated to all you shoppers like me! Bridgetown is the capital city of Barbados and the main street is called Broad Street. It is a shopper’s paradise with duty free shopping. All you have to do is present your passport at the cashier to get the duty free price. So I started off being dropped off by the taxi on Broad Street and the first shop we entered was called Jen’s Health and Beauty Supplies.  This was an interesting shop and a lot of their beauty supplies were all natural products. Really great customer service here too!  So moving up the street, I saw this really nice building that looks like it has a lot of history behind it. Just wanted to share with you.    Broad Street has many shopping areas and malls but I really wasn’t interested much until I came to Cave Shepherd. It’s a huge place filled with beauty products from many different brands. Of course the first thing I noticed was the MAC booth. Their st