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My Favourite Lip Balm Brand Now Has an Ombre Lipstick

Have you guys tried the Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask?  It is seriously the best lip balm I’ve ever tried, so much so that I give it to my kids, but keep it out of their reach because I don’t want to waste any of it.  It goes on rich and creamy, with lots of shine, […]

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New Givenchy for Summer 2017

Givenchy’s Summer 2017 products are a mix of luxury and trendiness, with packaging that feature real leather casing, and formulas that are long-lasting and interesting. Definitely the coolest product to come out of this collection is Le Rouge Sculpt ($45), a two-tone lipstick that creates the effect of duotone lips. Here’s No. 1, which is […]

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New Dior Lip Tattoo

I love new technology in makeup, and the latest to come out of Dior labs is the new Dior Addict Lip Tattoo.  These are actually lip stains that are gel based, and work well on lips and cheeks. Because they’re lip stains, they are highly pigmented but slightly translucent so they work with the colour of […]

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New Benefit Boi-ing Airbrush Concealer

Under-eye concealers come with their own set of problems: they need to colour correct the darkness that’s typically under the eyes, but still colour match to the rest of your foundation or skin.  They need to be creamy enough to not tug when applied, but then they need to set and not get into any […]

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Current Foundation Situation

Layering foundation and sunscreen in the middle of the summer can be a real pain, but I’ve figured it out, and I’ll admit that it’s against the advice of dermatologists and sunscreen makers.  I mix the Garnier Ombrelle sunscreen with L’Oreal Infallible Pro Matte foundation.  The Foundation colour I use is 109, so it’s a […]

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Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Colors for Summer 2017

It’s been a while since I tried Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure nail polishes, but I couldn’t pass up wearing these beautiful colours.   The formula is beyond.  It’s highly pigmented so that even one coat gives you amazing coverage.  I’m wearing two coats of Tickle Me Pink below, but I could have stopped at […]

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CND Creative Play Sunset Bash Collection

The concept behind CND’s Creative Play collection is colours that go beyond the ordinary.  This summer’s Sunset Bash collection is no difference.  Blues, oranges, and purples come out to play in a set that includes a base and top coat. The shades in this collection are: Teal the Wee Hours Barefoot Bash Party Royally Shady […]

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Products to Beat the Heat for Under $10

Thankfully, you don’t have to spend a lot of money to be ready for the heat this summer.  Hard Candy’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection has lots of products for under $10, and they all actually work! There’s the Fast & Fabulous Translucent Loose Powder ($6.98) which helps set makeup and mattifies skin.  It instantly absorbs excess […]

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Paul and Joe Summer 2017 Daydream Believer Collection

Summer brings with it light and airy makeup, with shadow that’s barely there so that you don’t have to worry about it creasing and melting. Paul and Joe’s Summer 2017 Daydream Believer collection delivers with lip tints, gel-based cheek tints, and a gorgeous eyeshadow palette in a honeycomb design.  The collection is unique enough that […]

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Nars x Charlotte Gainsbourg Summer 2017 Makeup Collection

This is an amazing collection of products that can supply a whole look that’s easy and summery.  It makes sense: Charlotte Gainsbourg is a French personality who’s known for her effortless look.  French beauty does always seem a little more lived-in and smudgy.  A smudgy glowy look is so much easier to achieve than a […]

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