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Just Hit Pan on My Favourite Setting Powder from Make Up For Ever

Shoutout to @MakeUpForEverCA’s Ultra HD Microfinishing Powder which is so light and silky smooth that I use it even when I’m not wearing makeup, and so I’ve hit pan on it.  The amount of powders I’ve hit pan on are few and far in between, and the fact that I kept using this and thought […]

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It’s Advent Calendar Time

December might be cold, but the cheeriness extends all month long thanks to Advent calendars.  Unless there’s one with dark chocolate in it, I’m not a huge fan of the kind they have at the grocery store, and like my advent with different goodies in it. Check out this beauty from L’Occitane.  It’s filled with […]

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Fragrance Friday: Kiehl’s Original Musk

Kiehl’s boutiques are more widespread than they used to be, so this epic fragrance is more readily available than it used to be.  If you’re a fragrance lover, or learning about perfume, then you need to read below and then go smell the OG of musk fragrances. I’ve had Kiehl’s Original Musk for years now […]

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Basd Body Care

Plant-based food is the new trend, and I’m slowly jumping on board, and plant-based skincare is here too with Basd Body Care.  This line of body products is completely organic and based-out of Waterloo, Ontario. The products in the line are available in a Creme Brulee and Invigorating Mint scents.  I’ve got the Creme Brulee […]

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New Live Clean Aromatherapy Bath Foams

As you run about this holiday season, getting everything ready for you and yours, don’t forget to take care of yourself.  I indulge by sitting in the hot tub every Monday and Wednesday as my kids go to their swimming lessons, but as those come to an end, hopping into a warm bath may be […]

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Winter Exfoliator

Exfoliator isn’t just for the summer when you’re showing more skin – research actually finds that exfoliating regularly helps product absorbs into your skin, and if you want to hydrate your skin more deeply, then you need to exfoliate regularly. For skin that’s always dry, try switching to a more creamy formula of exfoliator this […]

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Glowing Skin with Laneige

It’s winter time, and I’m layering on the retinols and acids, so my skin is dry and needs extra hydration.  Even my kids, who normally have perfect skin, are feeling the dryness. For my face, I’m using Laneige’s Water Sleeping Mask ($32) which is filled with hyaluronic acid.  This Sleeping Mask is gel-like and watery […]

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Velour Lashes

I love the look of long long lashes, but when you have little kids around you every time you’re in the bathroom, it can get difficult to really focus and do a winged liner or put lashes on properly.  My kids just love watching me get ready, they’re constantly asking questions, and then they dip […]

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Fragrance Friday: Quickie Guide to Perfume Terms

Just a little note on perfume terms that you might come across as you research or buy perfumes.  As always, spray a perfume and wear it around so you can see how the scent changes as you wear it.  Many perfume purchases I’ve made on the spot have been ones I’ve regretted because they ended […]

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Viviscal Does Hair Care

Viviscal is a supplement meant to help your hair grow and be more healthy. I’ve been taking it on and off for a year, and although I didn’t notice a difference at first – I have fine, easily tangled hair that falls out a LOT – I was noticing my hair growth a couple of […]

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