Reviews of a Couple Beautycounter Face Products

As the weather gets cooler, a lot cooler, I’ve turned to more heavy-duty moisturizers to keep my skin feeling and looking its best.  I’m trying out the Beautycounter Soothing Face Oil ($78) and the Beautycounter Nourishing Day Cream ($52).  Both are proposed to be gentler and safer on the skin because they don’t contain mineral oils, […]

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Budget Lip Balm and Splurge-Worthy Lip Balm

… yup, ’tis the season for layering on the lip balm.  I find that my lips don’t get too dry if I drink lots of water during the day, but one of my main problems is that I don’t like drinking water, and I LOVE drinking coffee… so… drinking water is a struggle.  But I’m […]

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Philosophy’s Amazing Grace Dresses Up

I’m so happy to become reacquainted with Philosophy’s Amazing Grace fragrance. It’s a super clean fresh scent that is perfect for livening up an old outfit, or freshening up the senses in the middle of the day.  Notes are bergamot, clean musk, and white flowers and it’s at once a floral and feminine scent that’s […]

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Current Makeup and Sothy’s Latest Collection

On Insta, I sometimes share what makeup I’m using, and although I posted this picture a week ago, it’s still totally accurate!  I still use the NYX blush palette to do my blush, and the Rodial contour powder, which I wrote about just a little while ago.  My other two mainstays are from the French brand, […]

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Nars Look Closer Eyeshadow Palette Review

I really wanted to love this eyeshadow palette.  On first glance, it has everything I would need to build a stunning eye look: a matte base, shimmer eye colour, matte contour colour, and deep liner colour.  However, because this palette is made up of mostly warm tones (eyeshadows I, II, and III are all warm […]

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The Body Shop Merry Kiss-Mas Born Lippy Lip Care Wand

This is the very best gift for kids – it’s a pretty little paper lolly filled with five lip balms inside: Watermelon, Strawberry, Passionfruit, Satsuma, and Raspberry.  It’s $20 and available online or in stores. My daughter was definitely into it when I gave it to her last year – and she was three!

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Shu Uemura Art of Hair Urban Moisture Collection

I’m so excited – just a few more days and I’m off to Toronto with the kiddies on vacation – the day could not come soon enough! In the meanwhile, I’m using this new Shu Uemura Art of Hair Urban Moisture collection on my severely dry and damaged hair.  The collection is actually suggested for […]

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Reader Review: Cargo’s Chill in the Six Palette

This review was submitted to me by my reader, Janet, and I’m thrilled to put it up!  Have a read, everyone – and have a good weekend! I love winter or snow themed cosmetics, so I couldn’t wait to try Cargo’s CHILL IN THE SIX Limited Edition 20th Anniversary Eyeshadow Palette.  With shades called Maple, […]

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My Latest Discovery: Bleu Lavande

Bleu Lavande is a Canadian company based out of Quebec that rubs a Lavender farm and makes their own lavender products. Besides just soaps and bathbombs, they make everything from toothpaste to laundry detergent, all containing lavender in some way.  Lavender is known for its soothing and calming properties in the world of aromatherapy, so […]

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Hair is Fabric: Professional Cleaning for Hair

Don’t you love it when a company tests what we know about something, and challenges us to try something different?  It’s happened loads of times before, with dry shampoo, oil cleansing, even using sunscreen in the winter.  This time, the company Hair is Fabric presents you with new options of cleaning your hair.  Check out […]

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