Murale Make-Up Case and Samples Giveaway! – CLOSED! Congrats, Julie!

ShareI recently made some purchases at Murale, a Canadian beauty store similar to Sephora.  Due to some crazy error, it took a couple of weeks for my order to go through.  Because of the inconvenience, the store said that they’d send me some extra samples.  Little did I know that these “extra samples” included two […]

Blogiversary Giveaway Reminder: Deadline is April 30

Share A reminder that our Half Decade Blogiversary Giveaway ends in just under two weeks!  For your chance to get your hands on Smashbox’s Decades of Style palette, follow the instructions here!  

Five Year Blogiversary Giveaway: Smashbox’s Decades of Style Set – CLOSED

ShareTo celebrate Shorty Stories’ half-decade as a blog (Saturday is the official Blogiversary!), we are giving away Smashbox’s Decades of Style set. This palette, which consists of eyeshadows, blushes and lipglosses, includes colours as well as a guide to put together three of the most iconic looks of the 60s, 70s and 80s. The palette […]

Maybelline: Toronto Fashion Week’s New Make-Up Sponsor

ShareYou might have already read my post at DelectablyChic! about MasterCard being Toronto Fashion Week’s new title sponsor, but this morning, I found out that L’Oreal has been replaced as well. The new cosmetics sponsor is Maybelline!  Maybelline is the official make-up sponsor for Fashion Weeks around the world, including Berlin and of course, New […]

August McLaughlin’s Beauty of a Woman Blogfest: February 9/10, 2012

ShareI found August’s blog recently and came across The Beauty of a Woman Blogfest post.  August is encouraging people to post about what they define as The Beauty of a Woman on February 9, 2012, which can include any of the following: – When do you feel most beautiful? – The most beautiful you’ve ever […]

Are You on Pinterest?

ShareShorty Stories is!  Or rather, Shorty Stories shares it with DelectablyChic!.  Pinterest, if you don’t already know, is one of the hottest social sharing sites right now, allowing people to “pin”  things they find on the web,organize them into different “boards” and share them with their friends.  You have to be invited (or request an […]

Smashbox Event at Sephora – What I Wore

ShareI went to Sephora’s Smashbox event featuring founder Davis Factor and artist Lori Taylor yesterday.  The event was held at the Sephora store on Bloor Street in Toronto, smack dab in the middle of where many celebrities are staying during the Toronto International Film Festival.  And because it’s TIFF, you just HAVE to look at […]

What’s Normal Anyway?

ShareAll those threads on Jezebel, other blogs and even comments from other people about body image and what “normal” is (apparently not size 0 or 2) has been a little more than upsetting. As short women (especially short, small-framed women), we are, apparently “not normal.” And if we try to say anything about it, we […]