Pantene’s New “Air Spray”

Here’s why I need hairspray.  I straighten my hair with a bit of a curl in it at the ends, but using a curling iron, and then I need something that’s going to keep the curl in my hair but not make it crunchy and let it still have movement since I’m leaving it out […]

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Green Beauty 101 Workshop

#YYC, New year, new you? If you’re committed to reforming your skin from the inside and out, then you need to know about the Green Beauty 101 Workshop being held on February 26th at Neal’s Yard Remedies‘ 4th st. location here in Calgary.  I’m going to be attending the workshop because I love learning about ingredients, […]

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Charlotte Tilbury + Norman Parkinson Filmstar Bronze and Glow

One of my splurges this new year has been Charlotte Tilbury’s cream version of her very popular Filmstar Bronze and Glow.  It’s her contour duo that helps shape the face and highlight the high points. Charlotte Tilbury is a celebrity and editorial makeup artist who helped put together the Tom Ford line of makeup.  Last […]

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Special Occasion Pampering for Every Day

When it comes to pampering, I’m definitely of the thinking that you can indulge in it more often if you do it at home, and by yourself.  I love going to the spa, getting my hair done, and relaxing outside of the home, but the truth is that with two kids, there’s not always enough […]

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More Ways to Get Your Hands on Joe Fresh Beauty

You may have read in the business papers that Shoppers Drug Mart was acquired by Loblaw Companies Ltd. some time ago, and if you frequent the two stores on the regular, you may have noticed the slow appearance of PC products in the aisles at Shoppers Drug Mart. Well, now makeup lovers can rejoice because Joe […]

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Nars Velvet Matte Skin Tint Review

When it comes to makeup trends, this year is going to be all about real skin.  We’ve done the contour, the strobing, the weightless foundation that still covers like crazy, but now take a step back and get back to basics.  Take care of your skin, conceal where and if needed, and try to do […]

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Calgary Has a New Grocery Store and You Need to See It

Yes, I’m writing about a grocery store.  Calgary has a new Loblaws City Market – a gourmet grocery store – and it’s amazing.  It’s so good that you need to check it out for yourself. I went opening day.  I loved it so much that I went back the next day.  And then I sent […]

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Winter Hydration Solved: Neutrogena Deep Moisture Day Cream

If you’ve read about my experience with using Retinol, then you know that I suffered from intensely dry skin for a couple of weeks after I started using it.  My saviour was Neutrogena’s Deep Moisture Day Cream which is perfect to use if you’re exfoliating because it also has SPF 20 in it. The Deep […]

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L’Occitane’s Valentine’s Gifts

I know that the majority of my readers are women, so this Valentine’s day, I want to encourage you to give a gift to another woman that you love and respect.  It’s a tradition that I saw co-workers participate in years ago, and something that I’ve picked up myself.  I’ve taken Valentine’s day to mean […]

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Hanae Mori’s Beautiful Packaging for Valentine’s Day

If you like keepsakes, then you’ll love the limited edition packaging for Hanae Mori’s Butterfly Parfum.  Just in time to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the perfume, it now comes in a beautiful pick lacquered bottle.  I love the bottle: it has major heft but still a touch of whimzy and lightness thanks to the […]

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