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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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Jaime Pickering | Girl Loves Gloss | Vancouver Blog

Is the Colourpop Baroque Palette the Perfect Grey Palette?

THE COLOURPOP BAROQUE PALETTE ISN'T SOMETHING I WOULD NORMALLY GRAVITATE TOWARDS, AND YET IT CAUGHT MY EYE.
With one of the Pantone colours of the year for 2021 being Ultimate Grey, I'm expecting to see plenty of the shade going forward. Cooler tones have been making a comeback in makeup but grey can be tricky when it comes to formulation.  Often they end up dusty, poorly pigmented or don't wear well.... Read More

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Easy Crispy Quinoa Granola Recipe

HAVE YOU EVER HAD QUINOA GRANOLA? BECAUSE IF NOT, YOU'RE MISSING OUT!

Yes, that's right - Quinoa. Superfood and grain extraordinaire that you are using to cooking in water like rice. Except in the granola you use it raw, and it turns into these crispy crunchy little bits that work perfectly!
I decided to get experimenting to create my own recipe. After some trial and error, I've found the perfect, easy combo for a slightly sweet, nutty granola that I'm sure you'll all love!... Read More

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Earning and Income as a Blogger… Even During a Pandemic

AS A BLOGGER, I OFFER YOU FREE CONTENT SEVERAL TIMES A WEEK.
Sometimes it's a think piece, other times it's a fluffy review on an eyeshadow palette. Occasionally it's to bring to light serious issues that need attention, like escaping an emotionally abusive relationship or spot a gaslighter.
Of course, no one is holding a gun to your head to read my content, but Google Analytics tells there's a constant growing wonderful audience that do. And I am humbled and grateful, always.
But we're in some unprecedented hard times folks... ... Read More

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Loreal Air Volume Mascara Review

IS THE NEW L'OREAL AIR VOLUME MASCARA THE NEXT HYPED DRUGSTORE MASCARA?
I started seeing some hype around the new L'Oreal Air Volume Mega Mascara online a month back, I knew I was going to need to try it...you know, for science.  A self-proclaimed "airy formula" that supposedly offer "mega" volume sounds pretty amazing to me, especially as someone who has fine, limp lashes that don't hold a curl well.... Read More

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