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Beauty Swellness: Schick Hydro Silk Taking Strides, Sharing Stories Twitter Party and Contest

Schick Hydro Silk razor

Did you submit a story to the Schick Hydro Silk Taking Strides, Sharing Stories gallery yet? Visit the gallery live on Schick’s Hydro Silk Canada Facebook page to spot your entry. Didn’t have a chance to share? Head over to their Facebook page and post an inspiring story about yourself or an incredible woman in your life and use the hashtag #HydroSilkStride and you’ll have a chance to win prizes from Schick Hydro Silk.

Not that you should need extra incentive to share an inspirational story about an amazing woman in your life, but you’ll also get entered in a contest to win a getaway to Costa Rica!

You can win on Twitter too! Schick Skintimate is hosting a Twitter Party and a Twitter Contest. Here are more deets:

Schick Skintimate Twitter Party  (the hashtag for this is #strideswithSchick)

When: Thursday, May 29, 2014 from 9 to 10 PM EST

What you could win by taking part in the Twitter party: One of six Schick Hydro Silk beach-ready prize packs (valued at $100 each) , which includes a tote, beach towel, nail polish, scarf and a Schick Hydro Silk Sensitive Care razor. And there is one grand prize to be won, which includes everything in the beach-ready prize pack plus a “Dream of Love” necklace and a $100 Visa giftcard (total value of the grand prize is $250).

Schick Skintimate Twitter Contest

When: From June 2, 2014 until June 27, 2014

How to participate: For the month of June, answer questions tweeted by @HydroSilkCA and you’ll have a chance to win from a number of prizes (valued from $60 to $280—and there’s one grand prize worth more than $1,000!).

Be sure to follow @HydroSilkCA on Twitter right now to keep up to date on how to participate in both!

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2 Comments May 27, 2014

Travel Swellness: Chic beach getaways

Beach essentials

Sun and sand in your schedule? Just some of my essentials for a beach getaway:

  • Cute cheap-and-chic bikini. So many inexpensive options if you can get away with a string bikini style from shops including Asos (like the one pictured here), Walmart (I have a few from this big box store — you can get one for $12!) and Topshop.
  • Sunscreen. My routine: use an SPF moisturizer (Hawaiian Tropic Silk Hydration has a lovely coconutty scent and provides great hydration) post-morning shower, and then I throw a continuous spray sunscreen into my beach tote for quick reapplications throughout the day.
  • Flip flops. Just picked up new Havaianas (they truly do feel better on your feet than the cheaper flip flops on the market), but I’m coveting these ones, too.
  • iPad. Yes, I’ve been scolded to get offline when on vacay…but I think I’d just be more anxious. (OK, perhaps it’s time for another digital detox to relearn a few things!)

Still in the planning stages for your vacay? I know I’m always planning my next trip! Be sure to check out the four incredible  Caribbean boutique properties featured over on ElleCanada.com. (If you’ve been following me on Instagram or Twitter over the last few months and were wondering what lovely locales I was at, you’ll find your answer in the article.) I still dream of being back at any one of these destinations on a daily basis! Can you blame me? Check out this breathtaking view…

Pool in Riviera Maya

 

Leave a Comment May 28, 2013

Travel Swellness: I’m Barbados-bound

Bajan rum punch

I’m off to Barbados this week! I’m pretty stoked — it’s my first time going to this island (and it’ll be a welcome escape from Toronto’s wintery chill). Looking forward to much exploring–all I’m familiar with thus far is Bajan rum punch and flying fish! I’ll be staying at the historic Crane resort; follow me on Instagram for the occasional update (I’m @healthandswellness).

5 Comments March 19, 2013

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