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Monday, July 28, 2014

Latest Outfit: Summer Dress-ing

Striped summer sun dress

I initially hesitated posting these photos because this outfit is pretty much the same as one from last year, with a few slight accessories tweaks. But then, that's the beauty of a dress like this. It's a timeless and flattering style, an instant outfit, and something to look forward to sporting every summer. I've been wearing this dress about once a week because it's such an easy piece and doesn't even need ironing. Every summer wardrobe should have a frock like this (or three!).

Friday, July 25, 2014

Giveaway: Win a Sea Therapy Facial at CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La

CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La sign

If yesterday's post about my phenomenal first visit to CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La piqued your interest in the new Sea Therapy Facial treatment, you're in luck! One Solo Lisa reader will win a facial ($195 value) and be able to experience the luxurious facilities at CHI firsthand.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

My Experience at CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La

CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La

CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La is an oasis in the midst of an urban jungle and arguably the most luxurious spa I've ever visited. (And I've visited quite a few Vancouver spas.) I was there last month to try out the Sea Therapy Facial, a new anti-aging treatment which rejuvenates and hydrates skin with certified-organic whole seaweeds, marine minerals, and ocean mud. Hmm spas and seaweed facials—it's a tough gig, but someone has to do it.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Best of Summer Beauty from P&G

Top summer beauty picks from P&G Beauty

In the streamlined realm of summer beauty, glowing skin and clean, shiny locks go a long way. (Just throw on tinted lip balm, a fresh nail polish colour, and oversize shades and you're good to go!) I've been test-driving and loving these new essentials from P&G Beauty for the last month. Terrific for surviving summer, yes, but also for year-round use.