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I'm Jaime.
I'm a 30-something, classic rock loving, jeans and t-shirt wearing, makeup obsessed mascara aficionado and first time new mom based out of Vancouver Canada. Girl Loves Gloss was born out of my love for beauty back in 2013, but it's grown to so much more...

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How I Weekly Meal Plan for Stress Free Dinners + Free Weekly Planner PDF

IT'S THAT QUESTION I DREAD: "WHAT SHOULD WE HAVE FOR DINNER?"

Or, how it seems to have adapted into, "What's for dinner?" - insert eye roll emoji here. 
Meal planning wasn't something I ever saw myself doing before having a toddler, and yet it's become something that massively helps me in my weekly schedule. I am one of those people who loves routine, but doesn't want to feel like I'm living for my routine if that makes sense (can you tell I'm a Gemini!?). Meal planning always seemed so... involved. ... Read More

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Smashbox Halo Healthy Glow All In One Tinted Moisturizer

THERE'S A NEW TINTED MOISTURIZER ON THE BLOCK, AND IT'S GOT PEOPLE DIVIDED.

But here's the thing, I really like it... but I didn't at first.
Smashbox Halo Healthy Glow All in One Tinted Moisturizer* claims to have a built-in primer, and be full of good-for-skin ingredients like hyaluronic acid, niacinamide and peptides. It's also oil-free, which had me concerned that it wouldn't be suitable for my dry skin. ... Read More

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Friend Breakups | When Is It Time To Let Go?

SOME RELATIONSHIPS ARE BETTER LEFT IN THE PAST.

For better or worse, we grow in life and sometimes relationships we form don't grow with us. This can go for romantic relationships as well as family and friends. 
A breakup from a spouse or partner can be incredibly hard and life-altering. Often, it's for the better, and this can be the case with friendship too. There comes a time where you might recognize that a person in your life just doesn't make you happy. Perhaps they actually are quite toxic? But how do you break up with a friend and why does it seem so hard for us to do?... Read More

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Fenty Slip Shine Sheer Shiny Lipsticks

IF YOU'RE A LIP BALM KINDA PERSON, YOU'RE GOING TO NEED THE FENTY SLIP SHINES IN YOUR LIFE.

You all know me by now - I don't "do" heavy longwear lip colour usually. I have dry lips, and they're full of lines - the thought of crumbling, flaking lipcolour sends me in a spiral.
So I'm a balm girl. Creamy, hydrating, comfortable wear tinted balms are just my jam. Fenty's Slip Shine Sheer Shiny Lipsticks basically say it all in the name (seriously though, say that name 5 times fast!).... Read More

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