As many of you are already aware, I recently attended the Clairol Shift a Shade event in Toronto with my dear friend Ashley of Lions Lace Lattes.
The event took place at Hair On The Avenue which is quite possibly the most adorable little salon I've ever seen. It was so nice to sit and visit with other bloggers from around Canada, chatting about life and our blogs (of course), whilst munching on croissants and sipping coffee. I even got to meet Courtney from La Belle Sirene who was absolutely lovely and you all should definitely check out her blog because it's just so beautiful!
We each took turns getting our hair consultations with Luis Pacheco who personally selected our shades from Clairol's Nice 'n Easy range. He chose a strawberry blonde for me while Ashely got her gorgeous golden locks brightened up, only adding to her beauty (*shakes fist*).
Once our colour was finished we were sent to a makeup artist who did a fantastic job on my makeup and was just so sweet in general. As a beauty blogger, I'm not at all ashamed to say that the makeup was my favourite part haha. The products used were all Covergirl, which makes me just want to do a drugstore haul even more now because dang, my skin looked amazing!
When we were finished in makeup we were sent for styling and that was the first time I had seen my new shade. You can't tell all that well from the photo, but it was much lighter and honestly shocked me so much haha. I felt bad for the man taking the After photo because I was running on such a high (likely from both the change and fumes) that it took him quite some time to get a decent shot because I was just so jittery. I'm sorry photo man!
And that about sums it up! Afterwards we pretty much went straight to the airport and made our way back to Calgary. It was a whirlwind of a trip with us being gone for only a short 24 hours.
Thank you so much to Jen and Ashley for organizing the event and answering our endless e-mails and tweets and to Clairol for putting it on! It was such an amazing opportunity to actually be sent somewhere to attend a blogger event and I truly could not be more grateful!
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