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AlumierMD Launches HydraClarite

Alumier means “to brighten” and one great way to brighten skin is to make sure that it’s hydrated.  Oily and acne-prone skin types often have trouble with this because heavy moisturizers can cause more breakouts, but treatments for acne-prone skin can dry skin out.  To help with that, AlumierMD has launched a new moisturizer called […]

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Products to Beat the Heat for Under $10

Thankfully, you don’t have to spend a lot of money to be ready for the heat this summer.  Hard Candy’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection has lots of products for under $10, and they all actually work! There’s the Fast & Fabulous Translucent Loose Powder ($6.98) which helps set makeup and mattifies skin.  It instantly absorbs excess […]

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Is Neutrogena’s New Sheer Zinc Sunscreen What We Should All Be Using?

If you’ve ever used sunscreen for kids, you’ll know that it goes on chalky and white because of the great deal of mineral suncreen ingredients in it.  These are known as physical sunscreens, and they’re used instead of chemical sunscreens because they’re less likely to break down in the sun thus providing better sun protection.  […]

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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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