CreativeInkFest Day 2 Highlights, Pt. 1

Notes & Notables from the Panels I Attended

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On Saturday, we started bright and early for a full day of panels. Each panel was around 40-45mins long, which was a good thing because those ten minutes came in handy for bathroom breaks or quick snack runs. If there was one thing I could suggest, it would be a lunch break/free block midday. I’m thankful for the packed day of info, but it was a lot to digest. Also, it would give attendees a chance to visit (or revisit) the vendor room. Win-win. 🙂

Of course, it’s up to the attendee whether or not they want to attend each hour’s offering. And the Festival is good about letting people come and go as they please to see if the panel suits their needs. It’s a double-edged sword because I happened to find an interesting panel each hour. Go figure.

There were ten sessions I attended that day, so I’m going to split Day 2 over two posts.

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The Makeup Face-Off: Pt. 2 – Foundations

All About That Base
 
 Foundations
Once the face is primed, the canvas is ready for the foundation. As with most products, there are different types of foundation with different purposes. Aside from the examples in the picture above, there are also tinted BB creams, CC creams, and also spray/airbrush foundations.
There are also different levels of coverage, skin benefits for the various skin concerns, finishes (matte, dewy, illuminated, semi-matte, etc.), as well as multiple ways to apply foundations using particular brushes or sponges.
For the most part, foundations are used to even out the skin. Some might stop there or use this as the basis for the rest of their makeup look.

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CreativeInkFest Day 1 Highlights

Notes & Notables from the Panels I Attended

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Friday’s offering began at midday. Good thing, too, because of the literary haul I now have sitting on my side table.

Day 1 was as informative as it was entertaining. I think it had a lot to do with the great panelists that came to share their knowledge with aspiring and fellow writers alike. (It was motivating to watch accomplished writers sit along side me willing to learn. The craft of writing is a lifelong process.

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The Makeup Face-Off: Pt. 1 – Primers

Primed & Ready to Go

After my morning skincare routine and sunscreen application, I liked to prime my face before applying makeup. I’ve put on makeup without primer before and experience has literally showed me that without a primer, makeup can move, wear off, and fade much quicker than if I did use primer.

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WriterlyWednesdays: Books n’ Thangs

As Written on A Thursday Because Reasons

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Mea culpa for the technical difficulties, my recorded notes messed up and I hope to have something salvaged for next week. In the meantime, indulge me with the addictive side to being a bibliophile.

First stop: Vendor Room

I like to make sure I arrive early to events, to work, to anything, really. Upon arriving at the Creative Ink Festival at the Delta Burnaby Hotel & Conference Centre I still had thirty minutes before my first panel, so naturally, I went straight for the books

… and was mesmerized enough to miss that first panel, but I digress.

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