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New From Live Clean: Vanilla Oatmeal

My favourite affordable clean brand – Live Clean – has two new products: Vanilla Oatmeal Soothing Body Wash ($6.99) and Vanilla Oatmeal Soothing Liquid Hand Soap ($4.99). Both come at a time when dry skin is beginning to be a problem.  They contain oatmeal, which is known for its soothing properties as well as a […]

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August Favourites Video is Now Up!

… I filmed this right at the end of August and then never got a chance to post it… so there you go.  But check out my favourites for the month of August.  They include lots from the latest Dior collection, as well as a wonderful fall lipstick that goes on as a very wearable […]

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Quo Fall 2016 Collection

Quo’s fall 2016 collection hits all the high points this year, because they’ve brought out the amazing products that normally come out for their Christmas collection. Check it out! First: the brush set. $50 for 6 long-handled brushes and a carrying case to go along with them. Brushes included: Liner Brow Brush, Blush Brush, Powder […]

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Vichy Re-Introduces Their Mineralizing Thermal Water

There’s nothing more refreshing than a mist of water, and my favourite mineral water skincare brand, Vichy, has a Mineralizing Thermal Water Mist. It’s water in a spray can, but it helps rebalance the skin without missing up your makeup or needing you to reapply your skincare products. The water has a volcanic source and […]

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Mixit.ca – Make Your Own Cereal

I made my own cereal!  It was super healthy, gluten-free, with hardly any sweetener, and little pieces of chocolate, nuts, and dried berries in it. And you can do it too – check out Mixit.ca.  The concept is unique and something that’s perfect for anyone who’s on a restricted diet, or who likes to have […]

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Back to School with Beautycounter Kids!

My favourite new brand specializing in safer beauty products also has stuff for kids and after giving it to my own kids to use, I can see that it’s not only safer but they love it too! The line includes Shampoo, conditioner, and body wash ($22 each) that don’t contain any parabens, phthalates, petroleums, and […]

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New Brand Discovery: Head to Toe Beauty with Mereadesso

I’m always looking to simplify and I love products that do more than one thing. They’re what I travel with and what I keep on me at all times. If you’re like me then you’ll love Mèreadesso, just like I do. Available at Mereadesso.com and at Nordstrom, these are products that are simple to use […]

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Drybar Triple Sec 3-in-1

I’m all about using texturizing products these days. They add a bit of grit to a blow-out so that you can hair hair that looks a little undone. The truth is that an undone texture is easier to maintain than a look of perfection and I think that’s part of the appeal of using texturizing […]

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Drugstore Hit: Rimmel Sculpting and Highlight Kit by Kate Moss

If you’re on a budget, or you want to play around with the contour and highlighting trend without breaking the bank, head to the drugstore and pick up the Rimmel London Sculpting and Highlight Kit by Kate Moss. It’s the perfect kit because it gives you a highlighter, contour, and blush in one kit – […]

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Hits and Misses from Dior’s Fall 2016 Makeup

Ok, this season, I’ve decided to do a hits and misses list… I love Dior makeup but like most makeup collections, there are lots of products I’m going to be using non-stop and lots that I’m not going to even touch. Here’s one Hit from the collection: Dior Fix It Colour 2-in-1 Prime and Colour Correct. […]

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