Vinylux is Now at Shoppers

We just found out: a select range of CND Vinylux shades will now be available at Shoppers Drug Mart Locations. Here are the shades available: Vinylux is the polish system that promises to be chip resistant for 7 days.  There’s no base coat, but the top coat is solar activated, so the longer you wear […]

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Paul and Joe Summer 2017 Daydream Believer Collection

Summer brings with it light and airy makeup, with shadow that’s barely there so that you don’t have to worry about it creasing and melting. Paul and Joe’s Summer 2017 Daydream Believer collection delivers with lip tints, gel-based cheek tints, and a gorgeous eyeshadow palette in a honeycomb design.  The collection is unique enough that […]

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L’Oreal Paris Cell Renewal Rosy Tone Moisturizer

At first glance, it doesn’t really seem appealing to rub a rosy-tinted moisturizer all over your face, even if you are into colour correction, but my skin needs a moisturizer so I thought I would give this a shot. The upside is that the rosy tint didn’t really show up on my tan skin – […]

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Dior Makes The Only Concealer I’ve Ever Finished

The thing with concealer is that you use such a small amount of it at a time because it’s so pigmented, so they’re almost impossible to finish.  By the time you even hit pan, you’re on the next latest thing or just out of using concealer in general, so that never works. Nonetheless, over the […]

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The Best Way to Try Beautycounter Skincare

  There’s something about mini things that makes them infinitely appealing.  I mean, did anyone see Francesca flip out over the “miniatures” in the pharmacy in the second season of Master of None?  They are for sure collectibles and just so nice to have. That’s just part of the reason that Beautycounter’s skincare trial sets […]

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Anew Clinical Retexturizing Peel with 10% Glycolic Acid

First of all, let me start by saying that this is not a real peel.  My skin doesn’t peel when I use this, and if you go to a dermatologist and get a peel, you will find yourself with flaking skin within a couple of days, and most “peel” products out there don’t make this […]

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Kerastase’s More Natural Line

Aura Botanica is Kerastase’s answer to the natural world of shampoo and conditioner.  They’re known for being a brand that’s really adamant that their product retains its efficacy no matter what, and that it consistently smells a certain way so that their consumers are immersed into using their products with all their senses.  When they […]

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Tom Ford Cafe Rose

So every year for my birthday, I go out and get a new perfume.  This year, I happened to be at Nordstrom’s the weekend after my birthday and I couldn’t help but wander by the fragrance section.  Jo Malone, Creed, and Tom Ford were calling my name, and I stopped to take a sniff at […]

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Nars x Charlotte Gainsbourg Summer 2017 Makeup Collection

This is an amazing collection of products that can supply a whole look that’s easy and summery.  It makes sense: Charlotte Gainsbourg is a French personality who’s known for her effortless look.  French beauty does always seem a little more lived-in and smudgy.  A smudgy glowy look is so much easier to achieve than a […]

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New Live Clean Face Mineral Sunscreen Lotion

Live Clean has a mineral sunscreen that’s SPF 45, and if you want sunscreen that’s “safe”, with ingredients that are not as harmful to your body, then this is one that you want to check out.  In case you’re wondering, those ingredients are zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, which are used in sunscreens but typically […]

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