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Kiss Gel Nail Polish Review

So if you’re new to the at-home Gel manicure, you’ll want to read our other review first.  It details the entire process of an at-home gel mani, and how you can use the top coat in different way. We’re happy to report that you can also find an at-home manicure kit at Walmart and Target […]

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Lancome Teint Visionnaire Review

Teint Visionnaire is the latest foundation from Lancome.  Actually, it’s also their latest concealer because this is a bottle of foundation that has an extra compartment on top filled with a matching concealer.  This is a “skin correcting makeup duo for dark spots-pores-fine lines,” according to Lancome.  The foundation and concealer is supposed to be […]

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Kiss Nail Dress Nail Strips

We tried Kiss Nail Dress Nail Strips. These come in lots of bright colours and prints, but we’re sorry to say that they’re not the best we’ve ever tried.  The strips are thick so it’s difficult to smooth them out and apply them without any bubbling.  The best nail strips are thin (as thin as […]

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Lancome Hypnôse Show By Alber Elbaz Collection

We have been waiting to get ours hands on this collection, because it was made in collaboration with Alber Elbaz of Lanvin!  This collection is all about the eyes – it includes four mascaras ($32 each), three palettes ($56 each),  three eyeshadow monos ($34 each), and a set of false lashes all adorned with a […]

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Swatch: Sally Hansen Salon Effects Nail Polish Strips

Nail polish strips just keep getting more and more amazing, and the ones we love recently give us an easy way to do a modern French manicure.  When we wore these Sally Hansen Salon Effects Nail Polish Strips people asked us where we got our manicure done!  We think that’s a good sign. Because these […]

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Summer’s Best Long-wear Products

I wrote this for Stylelist.ca, and since then I’ve added some more of my favourite long-wear products for the summer.  Check out the original article on Stylelist.ca. Melting makeup is not cool, so here are our favourite long-wear products so that your makeup gets the best of this summer’s heat and humidity. 1. Avon Extra […]

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The Best Glitter Top Coat Ever: L’Oreal Paris Colour Riche Top Coat in Carat Gold

So L’Oreal Paris quietly came out with these amazing Colour Riche top coats.  They come in Carat Gold, Carat Silver, Sparklicious, Smoky and Matte.  They’re in smaller bottles than the original Colour Riche nail polishes but they’re limited edition, so that’s probably why. So why is the gold the best glitter top coat ever?  Because it […]

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Summer’s Best Eyeshadows

As posted on Stylelist.ca… It’s summer, and although it’s a time to add colour to your makeup palette, that doesn’t always translate so well – bright peacock shades aren’t necessarily work appropriate. So, without much further ado, here are the shades that we like for the summer – and we promise they’re all wearable. MAC […]

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Clinique Moisture Surge CC Cream Hydrating Colour Corrector SPF 30

New to the Clinique counter is Moisture Surge CC Cream Hydrating Colour Corrector SPF 30. It’s supposed to be like “Instagram for your skin” – meaning that it is meant to correct the colour of almost perfect skin. If your skin is ashy, it’ll had the right amount of yellow. Red blotchiness disappears, and sallow […]

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Summer’s Best Nail Polishes

Here’s a little something we wrote for Stylelist.ca! We love nice bright colours in the summer and if you’re like us, you look forward to a nice bright pop of colour when the sun’s shining. So here’s a rundown of this season’s best brights for your nails. Essie Sunday Funday($7.95). This is a fun orangy […]

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