Tag Archives | Moisturizer

My All-Time Favourite Daytime Moisturizer

I didn’t used to use moisturizer in the day, but when I started using sunscreen everyday, I would find that the sunscreen would actually be a little bit drying on my skin, so I’ve since switched to a moisturizer that contains sunscreen.  My favourite one is Neutrogena’s Hydro Boost gel cream with SPF 15. This […]

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Live Clean’s Fresh Face Hero Products

If you’re looking to change your routine to something that’s more plant-based and yet affordable, then check out Live Clean’s Fresh Face line (available at drug stores and mass merchandisers).  I’ve been using their Fresh Face Daily Foaming Cleanser and the Soothing Daily Moisturizer, and both seem perfect for people with combination or oily skin. […]

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Moisturizer For the Fall: Vichy Aqualia Thermale Light

Every kind of skin needs a moisturizer for the colder months, and if you’re looking for something truly light, it has to be from the Vichy Aqualia Thermale line. This moisturizer goes on feeling light and fresh but coats skin, locking in moisture. Although I have oily skin, it can get a little dry in […]

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Fall Hydration with Avene and a Giveaway

The weather is changing and so it’s time to add extra hydrators into your skincare routine.  As the weather turns cooler, our skin can get dry without our even knowing it and so it’s better to add some light hydrators to prevent dryness and then work up to more rich creams as the cold weather […]

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Neutrogena’s Serum + Moisturizer = Perfection

Last week, I told you about Neutrogena’s Rapid Tone Repair serum which is a skin illuminator, mattifier, and primer in addition to making your skin tone more even. Well, the thing is that the serum is so matte that in extreme weather conditions it can be a little drying. But, I’ve figured out what works really […]

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Update: GIVEAWAY! Murad Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30

OK, so my friends at Murad have decided to sponsor a giveaway! I have TWO bottles of this awesome moisturizer to give away. If you need help with skin brightness, and need to add an antioxidant into your regimen, this lotion is for you. You need to tweet me @CanadianBeauty and @MuradCanada and tell us […]

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Hope in a Jar For Dry Skin

If you’ve been reading this blog for long, you know that I’ve always been a huge fan of Hope in a Jar by Philosophy.  It’s a moisturizer that makes your skin brighter but has a light formulation. Because my skin recently went through a bout of dryness, I turned to the Dry Skin formula of […]

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L’Occitane Cherry Blossom Petal-Soft Cream

The Cherry Blossom collection comes to L’Occitane boutiques this spring, and in addition to an Eau de Parfum ($65), there is a new LE cream formulation called Petal-Soft ($28). Different from the Ultra Soft Cream we introduced you to earlier this year, this cream has more of a glycerine base and the formula is much […]

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L’Occitane’s New Ultra Soft Cream

Ever since L’Occitane came to North America, I’ve been a huge fan of their Shea Butter formulations because they’re super hydrating. If you’re familiar with the brand, you know that their body moisturizers are the best but they can sometimes be difficult to spread just because of the amount of shea butter in the formula. […]

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Lancome Hydra Zen Neurocalm Review

I just spent 3 nights and 4 days in a hotel which means that I encountered some intense air conditioning which has left my rather sensitive skin tight and dry. I figured what was in order was a super gentle moisturizer that was basic. I picked up Lancome Hydra Zen Neurocalm Cream-Gel because on a […]

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