New Nike Alert!

New Nike Alert!

Hey fellow shoe-a-holics. For anyone that’s been eagerly awaiting the next trend in street shoes, nike is about to answer the call with the soon to be launched Nike Flyknit. Like the name, these new nikes sport a very fly looking knit threading. Personally, I’m ready to pre-order one in every color. What do you think of these flashy new [...]

GYM Sylin’

GYM Sylin’

Gone are the days of throwing on old, cut-off sweat pants and an old t-shirt to workout. Fitness fashion is serious business! With lines like Nike, Reebok, Bebe Sport and Adidas fighting to get your business, there is no excuse not to put a bit of effort into your gym wardrobe. Here is a sneak peak of a few of [...]

Nail trend alert “3D Nails” coming soon to Sephora

Nail trend alert “3D Nails” coming soon to Sephora

An Hourglass Diva is always on the lookout for the latest nail trends. I LOVE funky nail art so I’m very excited to see the latest collection coming to Sephora. The inspiration behind the Caviar Manicure™ came about when Charlotte, Ciaté’s Creative Director, was looking to create 3-dimensional nails for a front cover magazine shoot and wanted to develop something feminine, [...]

A must-have product to get organized in the kitchen!

A must-have product to get organized in the kitchen!

  SmartSpace Food Dispenser  I love this product to keep the kitchen organized and functional. I would use it for: quinoa, oats, rice, dried fruit. Get yours here!

3 MUST HAVE Healthy Cooking Gadgets!

3 MUST HAVE Healthy Cooking Gadgets!

Avocado Slicer Get a dose of healthy fat for sexy hair, skin and nails with heart healthy avocado! Excalibur Food Dehydrator I love this food dehydrator! Did you know that when you dehydrate food, you can retain more than 80% of their vitamins and minerals. Some of my favourite foods to dehydrate include: mango for dried mango, kale for kale [...]


Beauty

We Love Sexy Red Nails

We Love Sexy Red Nails

Sexy Red Nails; We love the classic, sexy, sultry look of a strong red nail. Top it off with a pouty red lip and sleek your hair back into a perfect ponytail or bun, and you’ve got the perfect look of a classy seductress. Go girl em girls

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Fashion

New Nike Alert!

New Nike Alert!

Hey fellow shoe-a-holics. For anyone that’s been eagerly awaiting the next trend in street shoes, nike is about to answer the call with the soon to be launched Nike Flyknit. Like the name, these new nikes sport a very fly looking knit threading. Personally, I’m ready to pre-order one in every color. What do you think of these flashy new [...]

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Nutrition

Benefits of Bok Choy

Benefits of Bok Choy

This week I would like to talk about one of my FAVOURITE vegetables which is commonly referred to as Bok Choy! You may also see it advertised as Brassica rapa L. subsp. chinesis or pok, pak, or buk choi..but lets just keep it simple and call it Bok Choy. Bok Choy is from the cruciferous family of vegetables which also includes [...]

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Benefits of Bok Choy

Benefits of Bok Choy

This week I would like to talk about one of my FAVOURITE vegetables which is commonly referred to as Bok Choy! You may also see it advertised as Brassica rapa L. subsp. chinesis or pok, pak, or buk choi..but lets just keep it simple and call it Bok Choy. Bok Choy is from the cruciferous family of vegetables which also includes [...]

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Almond milk: Store bought vs. Homemade

Almond milk: Store bought vs. Homemade

Every since more evidence of the negative effects of drinking cows milk (due to acidity, calcium leaching, pus containing etc) has arisen, more and more health conscious people have switched to drinking alternative ‘milks’ such as almond milk. Although this is believed to be a much healthier option, I encourage all almond milk drinkers to start making their own! Here [...]

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Liz’s Liver Loving Green Juice

Liz’s Liver Loving Green Juice

This week we are featuring a liver cleansing juice from our very own Bloor West Hourglass Owner and Certified Holistic Nutritionist, Elizabeth! Liver cleansing can easily be done every day by adding certain foods and herbs to your diet! What better way to incorporate liver loving foods into your diet than in a quick and simple juice. Making sure your [...]

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Do This if You Want Some Serious Abs and Booty!

Do This if You Want Some Serious Abs and Booty!
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Pre Workout Snacks On The Go!

Pre Workout Snacks On The Go!

No matter what time of the day you are exercising, properly fuelling your body is crucial in maximizing your workouts! When you’re on the go (or waking up in the wee hours of the morning) having a quick and portable pre-workout snack can help give you energy, curb hunger and fuel your muscles. It is recommended to eat a well [...]

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3 Energy Boosting Superfoods!

3 easy ingredients to make this delicious coffee alternative

Sometimes after the long, relaxing holiday season it is hard to find the energy to get back to the routines of ‘real life’. Instead of reaching for that cup of coffee or energy drink, try some of these ‘go to super foods’ for that extra boost of energy! Bee Pollen: Pollen is the male seed of plants, and bee pollen is [...]

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We Love Sexy Red Nails

We Love Sexy Red Nails

Sexy Red Nails; We love the classic, sexy, sultry look of a strong red nail. Top it off with a pouty red lip and sleek your hair back into a perfect ponytail or bun, and you’ve got the perfect look of a classy seductress. Go girl em girls

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