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Go-to makeup: Bright Lipstick

I love love love wearing a smoky eye, but with two little kids, I’m finding that I don’t have the same amount of time that I used to have to stand in front of the mirror and work on my lining and contouring.  Especially on a week day.  Especially when I’m being watched by the […]

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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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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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Rodial Instaglam Compact Powders

Take a look at these two new Rodial compacts.  The lighter one is the Banana Powder and the Darker one is the Contour powder.  Both are finely milled with absolutely no shimmer.  They go on soft and smooth, blend like a dream and are perfect for highlighting and contouring. The packaging is also super luxe.  […]

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Nars Velvet Lip Glide Review

Happy December 1st!  It’s almost the holidays and that makes me so excited.  I am looking forward to resting and relaxing away from the grind of it all, and I hope that you’re going to get to also.  Check out what’s in my coat pocket right now: Nars Velvet Lip Glide in Bound. To be […]

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The Body Shop Satsuma

Or: “What To Get Someone You Don’t Know Very Well” or also: “A Scent Kids Definitely Like”. Ok, so truth be told, if I walk into a Body Shop location, the Satsuma range might not be what I’m finding appropriate for myself, if you know me, you know that I’m more of a Morrocan Rose […]

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Gift Time Is Here

Friends, it’s the holidays and my favourite gifts are now in store, like this Fresh Sugar lipbalm set.  I love these sets because they let you try your favourite products without breaking the bank.  This set is a $98 value and comes for $70.  It’s gotten to the point where I’ve now tried all the […]

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Dior Holiday 2016 Splendor Collection Eyeshadow Palettes

Dior’s Holiday 2016 is here, and it’s a supremely glam collection that incorporates lots of great detailing that puts you into the holiday spirit. My favourite things have to be the eyeshadow palettes.  Below is palette  776 which is a range of purples with a gold accent shade, and a shimmering white highlighting shade.  Although […]

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Gift Your Favourite Hair Care

Did you read my review of the Kerastase Discipline Curl line?  I’m obsessed with it and I’m thinking that it’ll be perfect for every curly-haired gal in my life.  Thankfully, Kerastase has it available as a gift set, along with the rest of their most popular hair care lines. The Kerastase Discipline Curl Holiday Set […]

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Holiday Gifting with Beautycounter

We all have someone in our lives who prefers living clean – meaning that they’re more focussed on using natural products and products that are free of potentially harmful ingredients. Point them in the direction of Beautycounter this holiday season – this under-the-radar brand focusses only on making clean and safe product that are ultimately […]

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