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Here it Comes: Elizabeth and James Nirvana Dry Shampoos!

This comes straight from the Elizabeth and James Instagram page… the brand is launching Dry Shampoos in their amazing Nirvana Black and Nirvana White scents.  I’m so excited because I love those perfumes, and the idea of a scented dry shampoo is on point! The Olson twins are known for their slightly disheveled beachy waves […]

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New Rimmel Scandaleyes XX-treme Mascara

It’s kind of been forever since I found a new mascara I really liked – the main problem is that a lot of mascaras just smear across my eyelid really easily and I can’t have that happening mid-way throughout the day! So I’m happy to report that Rimmel’s Scandaleyes XX-Treme Volumizing mascara hits the mark. […]

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Detox with Green Tea from The Body Shop

I’m paying more attention to exfoliating my skin, which means that it must be almost-summer!  Because it’s still jacket weather at times, I’m skipping the self-tanner right now and instead I’m just going for smoother healthier skin.  I’ve got moisturizer covered, but for really smoothing out my skin, I’m going for The Body Shop’s Fuji […]

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Not so New Favourite Lip Balm from Eos

So I would have totally written about this lip balm in the dead of winter, but as luck would have it, I misplaced mine and promptly forgot about it until this week, when almost everyone I know pulls it out of their pocket of back. It’s the Eos Visibly Soft Lip Balm, available in Coconut […]

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Dior Nude Air Serum Foundation

If you’re looking for foundation that is weightless, the new serum foundations are the way to go.  They not only deliver good coverage, but because every single brand seems to have a version, you can find the perfect one for you. Here’s my advice: stick with the brand that usually has options for your specific […]

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My Favourite Live Clean Hand Soap and Moisturizer Now in Coconut!

It’s the soap in the bathroom that everyone loves to use, and now it’s available in Coconut! Live Clean, the Canadian brand that’s known for natural and gentle skincare products, now has coconut-containing body products – hand soap, body moisturizer, and body wash. Unlike most coconut products, these don’t smell like sunscreen.  Instead, they are […]

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Glowy Summer Skin

Ok, I’m going to be upfront and let you all know that there’s no way I’m ditching my foundation this summer.  No-makeup makeup is for other people, but for me, I need my skin to look perfect at all times. However…. There are definitely days when makeup is not going to be appropriate – a […]

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New Urban Decay Afterglow Blush

This summer, Urban Decay launched the Afterglow Blush.  With a lasting power of 8 hours, these blushes are actually a surprise from Urban Decay.  Normally, the brand is known for their super-pigmented fun-coloured eyeshadows, and products that offer a twist on the usual in innovative formulas.  The blushes, on the other hand, are not overly-pigmented […]

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Skintimate Readers’ Reviews

So, I realize I’ve been MIA for the past few weeks – it’s been a combination of lack of inspiration and being super busy with other projects that have kept me from my laptop and from even opening my email on some days. … I’m going to get back into the swing of things one […]

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Skinfix for All

Skinfix is a company that makes gentle products that work well for all age groups and skin conditions. As the mom of a toddler (who is as girly as they come), I would often find myself hiding lotions that I don’t want my little one to get into – these are often highly scented, or contain […]

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