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Fragrant Friday: Roger and Gallet Verveine Utopie

Verveine Utopie is Roger and Gallet’s most recent launch – it came out this fall and adds to the brand’s lineup of amazing-smelling products. Here are the notes of Verveine Utopie: Top notes are: lemon, bergamot, sweet orange, and cardamom. Middle notes: nutmeg, pink pepper, ginger, rosemary, basil and orange blossom. Bottom notes: vetiver, fennel, […]

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Drugstore vs. Department Store Loose Powder

I get asked a LOT about good drugstore products, and I have to say that I recommend drugstore products as much as I recommend department store products. Many times, a drugstore brand has the money to research new technologies and sometimes, one large company owns both drugstore and department store brands. Here are two pictures […]

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Estee Lauder Double Wear Eyeshadow Base Review

@EsteeLauder Double Wear foundation is definitely having a moment… again.  I’ve run into so many people who are loving it or are thinking of trying it, and I recommend it because I’m wearing the new Fresh Water version these days! Back when Estee Lauder Double Wear products were released, I was completely taken in by […]

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Urban Decay Naked Ultra Nourishing Lipgloss

It’s been a while since I covered anything from @UrbanDecay but now that I need something more moisturizing, I’m all about this Naked Ultra Nourishing Lipgloss.  I mean, look at the packaging – uber lux, and a hefty tube that lets you see the colour inside. This is Beso, a deep pink that’s glossy and […]

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Dolce and Gabbana Relaunches The One

Dolce and Gabbana came out with The One Eau de Parfum maybe 10 years ago and since then they’ve also come out with lots of flankers, a version for men, and now… a new spokesperson: Emilia Clarke, and a reason to relaunch the scent in an eau de toilette version which is more powdery and […]

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Neal’s Yard Remedies Bee Lovely Body Butter

We’ve gotten into a fall rhythm in my family.  Mondays and Wednesdays are swim nights, and after splashing about in the chlorine, we all take a shower at the pool and follow up with intense body butter.  It’s a ritual that everyone enjoys even though it can get to be a little tedious. When I […]

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Elizabeth Arden Advanced Ceramide Eye Capsules

  Growing up, I always admired the Ceramide capsules at the Elizabeth Arden counter, and thought that I’d use them when I really got into skincare. Well, I guess I had no idea how much into skincare I would be and how many options there would be out there, which means that I’ve never actually […]

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The Contessas are Here!

Canadian hairstylists are gearing up for the 29th Annual Contessa Awards (#Contessa2018), which are happening THIS SUNDAY, November 12th in Toronto.  Actually, not just for hairstylists, makeup artists and nail technicians too will be at this awards ceremony.   Not only will the hair stylists be there, but the brands that support them will be […]

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Rocky Mountain Soap Company Store Opening

Here are a few lovely pictures from the Rocky Mountain Soap Company store opening I went to a couple of weeks ago. Pictures were taken from JM Studios in Calgary. The brand really focusses on making products that are natural and formulated with as few ingredients as possible.  We got to see a hand cream […]

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Niucoco – a New Line of Coconut Oil Hair Care

I’m totally on the coconut bandwagon. I’ve always loved eating macaroons and Bounty bars, and now I’m even adding coconut oil to my coffee in the mornings. But people around the world – India included – have been using coconut oil in their hair for centuries. In India, you put coconut oil in your hair, […]

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