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New MAC Pro Longwear SPF 20 Compact Foundation

MAC’s new foundation formula is out on counters tomorrow! MAC’s Pro Longwear formula is my favourite foundation formula ever, and I’m so excited about their new compact version. Like the liquid, this version is SPF 20 and comes in a variety of shades. The compact is a cream to powder formula that sets on the […]

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L’Oreal Enters the At-Home Gel Manicure Game

At-home gel manicures are everywhere these days.  I’m constantly surprised by how many women actually own a gel-manicure kit – many, it turns out, and from Sally Hansen to Kiss Nails, it seems that if you have the patience, you can have gel nails at home. That said, not all systems are created equal, and […]

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Make Up For Ever HD Blush

@PerilouslyPale said it best when she said that 2014 is year of the blush, and it is SO TRUE. This is the year that we’re getting cheek products in a big way. The new trend isn’t just on colour – it’s formula so innovative that blush blends easily and looks natural. If this is a […]

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Essie Spring 2014 Collection

Okay, I’ve found my holy grail pale nail polish shades for this spring, and they’re part of Essie’s Spring 2014 Collection.   The colours (in the order above from left to right) are Style Hunter, Spin the Bottle, Truth or Flare, Romper Room, Fashion Playground, and Hide and Go Chic. Romper Room and Spin the […]

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Thursday Threes: Favourites from OPI Spring 2014 Brazil Collection

Here are some picks from OPI’s Spring 2014 Brazil collection.  The collection is a mix of very bright colours and then a slew of purples.  The purples are easy to wear and those are the colours that I tried! Here are the colours and their descriptions: Next Stop…The Bikini Zone  This amethyst-toned pewter suits me […]

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Kiehl’s Skin Tone Correcting & Beautifying BB Cream

Today’s BB Creams are basically just a version of your regular tinted moisturizers. The best ones leave skin looking better, completely flawless, and matte and Kiehl’s BB cream delivers on all of those. This BB Cream has broad spectrum spf 50 which is a must for any BB cream – it’s not something I would […]

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Nars Matte Multiple

On April 14th, Nars comes out with a matte version of its popular multi-purpose colours called Multiples. They’re cream-to-powder formulas that are made for use on eyes, cheeks, lips.. anywhere you want them. Of the eight shades, three are bronze/tans, while the other four are rosy/pinky shades that would work well on lips and cheeks. […]

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Lancome Ballerine Collection

Ballerina culture is in the air this spring, and that’s why we love Lancome’s Spring collection. Think pretty pinks that are totally wearable and that’s what you’re going to see at the Lancome counter this spring. Lily Collins, whose grandmother was a ballerina, is the face of the campaign and wears all the colours of […]

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Thursday Threes: Selections from CND Vinylux Open Road Spring 2014 Collection

Trying some of the Spring 2014 colours from Vinylux reminded me how much I really like this system.  I used it without a base coat, and it lasted for much longer than any of my other nail polishes have recently, so the system really does work! The colours included in the collection are: Powder My Nose, […]

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Revlon Age Defying Firming + Lifting Foundation Review

I haven’t reviewed very many drugstore foundations on this site – truth be told, I’m picky about foundations because I want them to match my skin exactly… and I want them to last a long time on my oily skin.  I’ve found that it’s just too difficult to find a foundation at the drugstore, but […]

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