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CND Gilded Dream Collection

CND Gilded Dreams is the winter 2014 collection from the company behind Shellac and Vinylux.  The collection features three new nail polishes available in both formulas, and the collection is perfect for those looking for something shimmery for the holidays. Grand Gala is a rose-gold shade that’s a duochrome.  It looks like a pale neutral […]

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Urban Decay Naked Illuminated Powder

Part shimmer and part glitter, Urban Decay’s Naked Illuminated Powder is the best thing to use all over this holiday season.  It comes in a huge compact and is dry enough to be used on skin that’s oily – in fact, it seems to last better on well-moisturized skin, where as if used with a […]

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The Only Highlighter You’ll Ever Need

Every other highlighter that I’ve tried this season has been super pretty and shimmery, but this is the one that I’m reaching for again and again.  The My Burberry Fresh Glow Luminous Highlighting Powder ($63 at Nordstrom and Holt Renfrew).  It is a white-gold shimmer that’s so fine and looks completely natural in almost any […]

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The Prettiest Compact This Season

Check out this: All glitter and gold, this is just the ticket for that person who needs that something special thing this time of year. You can see from my hand, that the compact is small and from the outside, it looks almost like a watch.  It’s supposed to be a bauble, a collectible, something […]

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Essie’s Winter Collection

If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I love me some Essie nail polish. The winter collection this year is extra special because it doesn’t have any of those run of the mill dark shades – even I can say that I’ve had enough of those and I was stoked to try this […]

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New Rimmel Wonder’Lash Mascara Review

So you may have read that I didn’t have success with CoverGirl’s latest mascara, so I’ve had to set my sights on something different, and the mascara that I’ve been trying out is Rimmel’s new Wonder’Lash mascara.  Apparently it contains argan oil so that it nourishes lashes as you wear it. Now, I doubt that […]

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Fresh Sugar Ruby Romance Gift Set

…time to get back to a little bit of gifting advice. A little while ago, I wrote about Fresh’s new Sugar Ruby hydrating tinted lip balm, and if you were thinking of trying that out for yourself or someone else in your life, why not just pick up this Ruby Romance gift set. It contains […]

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Major Wishlist Item! Urban Decay’s Naked on the Run Palette

I don’t think I’ve ever wanted a makeup product so badly the minute I saw it. Yes, it’s Urban Decay’s Naked on the Run palette, which is sold out online, and I’m too nervous to even go into my local Sephora to look for it, for fear of not finding it and not being able […]

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Dior Nail Polish Reviews and Swatches

A wee look at a couple of limited edition Dior nail polishes that I wrote about earlier. Dior Diorette and Lili – one a deep red and the other a peachy-nude.  Both super pretty, super creamy, and perfect. Diorette is a perfect fall colour: Lili is a peachy nude, which is a nice change up […]

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The Most Over-Rated Mascara

Lancome’s latest new mascara debuted with a lot of fanfare. The new Grandiose mascara promises to be amazing and make it easier to apply mascara.  It has an iconic curved swan-like wand that makes it easy to get to get to every single lash.  The way that Lancome presented the mascara, you’d have thought that […]

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