Lothantique Soaps

I love Lothantique bars of soap. Creamy lather? Check. Moisturizing? Check. Huge bars that last forever? Check! But the best part is the scent. These soaps smell so good – the patchouli one is my absolute favorite. The fragrance lasts in the shower and the bathroom yet only scents your skin slightly so that you […]

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Vasanti Blush

At times, it can be difficult for girls with medium to dark skin tones to find a colour of blush that really works. Sure, there are tons of colours and options to be found at cosmetics counters, but when you flip through magazines or look for other help, the examples given are usually on very […]

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Dior Addict Ultra-Nude Lipstick

This spring, the smoky eye trend continues, but with a twist. Go light on the shadow and heavy on the eyeliner to update your look. This means, of course, that you’re going to need a nice nude lip colour to sport. Lucky for us, this Spring Dior released a whole slew of nude lip colours […]

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The Curl Ambassadors

Last week, it was time for some pampering. Hair pampering that is. The thing is that I have long curly hair and I wanted to go to a place that knew it well and could take care of it. So I thought I would try a new salon that a friend had told me about […]

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Canadian Beauty News: February 16, 2007

Exclusive Perfumes: You may have heard that Sephora is carrying a new brand of Perfumes called Lavanila. Luckily, we Canadians can buy these at the same time as those south of the border! As the name suggests Lavanila Perfumes smell like Vanilla! There’s three different scents: Pure Vanilla, Vanilla Grapefruit, and Vanilla Blossom. I loved […]

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Inside Out Lipgloss

Tarte’s new Inside Out Vitamin Lip Gloss is making big waves. Tarte has teamed up with Borba so that the lipgloss has vitamins that protect your skin and nourish you in case you lick your lips. I don’t know whether this is a great way to get your vitamins or if the gloss does indeed […]

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Mineral Foundation

Those of us with medium to dark skin tones often have a difficult time finding any foundation, let alone mineral ones. Still, mineral foundations pose a unique problem – the inclusion of titanium dioxide often means that the foundation shades are too cool to look natural on darker skin tones. Enter Alison Raffaele. Her line […]

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Oscar Blandi Jasmine Oil Serum

I love anything that smells of jasmine so I was delighted when I came across Oscar Blandi’s Jasmine Oil Serum. This stuff smells amazing. Just the perfect amount of scent, and guess what? The fragrance lasts and lasts in your hair! Now, I have to admit that the serum itself is oilier than a pure […]

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Cake – in Your Shower

Usually, I steer away from products that smell sweet. Do I really want to smell like I just spent 25 minutes baking in a pre-heated 325 degree oven? No thanks. And then I discovered Cake Beauty. Their smells are not too sweet and when you get a sniff of a Cake product, you’ll know what […]

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Changes

This season, it seems that the sartorialists of the world have decided to tackle a problem that has long irritated them: people who wear woollen winter coats but haven’t bothered to snip that little piece of thread that holds together the vent at the back. Some members of the fashion police carry tiny pairs of […]

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