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Best Wishes 2016 Melrika Blog Happy Holidays

Best Wishes From Melrika!

Hi all! The Melrika team, Melissa and Marika, is wishing you happy holidays!! We wish you a lot of warmth, good health, and success in the coming year; and we hope that 2017 will be a SMASHING year for all of you! Whether you celebrate or not, we think it’s important to take a moment for ourselves, to think back on the year that’s almost behind us, and simply enjoy what’s happened (and maybe anticipate what is to come)! The holidays are the perfect time to treat ourselves, our family, and our friends, as well as being thankful for what we have. In other words: spread the love! Boy… the year has passed so fast and we still remember the day we set our 2016 resolution lists! Looking back on this year, the team is very thankful for the progress that the blog made  Without our visitors, readers, family and friends’ support, we wouldn’t be here today, and you are the ones who always keep us going, so thank you for that. We saw a …

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Boucle Magazine’s First Paper Edition is a Must-Read

In the blogosphere, there can be unhealthy competition and hatred sometimes, but at Melrika, we strongly believe that supporting each other is the most beautiful and meaningful act bloggers can do for one another. For this reason, we were extremely proud and happy to be invited to the launch party of Boucle Magazine‘s first paper magazine earlier this week! ❤ A little background Boucle is a francophone blog that was founded in 2012 whose mission is to promote positive messages about issues that everyone faces such as body image, self-esteem, etc. Their goal is to help people love themselves the way they are, no matter their weight, height, colour of their skin, etc. Boucle promotes a message of diversity that includes anyone and everyone and has a very refreshing point of view on themes such as beauty, mental health, sexuality, etc.

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How to Make Your Own Lipstick Palette

Hi lovelies! Being a makeup addict or a freelance makeup artist (or both, like me!) is tough, not only on the wallet, but also on the space it requires. In fact, a big concern for us is “how do I fit ALL my makeup in a minimum of space?”. Well there are a few tips and tricks that have proven to be useful, and here is one: fit your plethora of lipsticks into a palette (or palettes hehe)!! Before buying an empty lipstick palette, I shopped online and found this one. Perfect size and reasonable price: I bought 3 of them! Then, when came the time to actually put my lipsticks in my new palettes, I wasn’t sure of the technique to use, and I stumbled upon this video, made by the respected Youtuber/makeup artist Wayne Goss: