Category Archives: Summer 2017

Maybelline Burgundy Bar Palette

There used to be a time when a mega-pigmented drugstore eyeshadow palette was almost unheard of, but Maybelline’s Burgundy Bar Palette definitely don’t fall into that camp.  The palette has a good mix of trendy burgundies and reds, but also … Continue reading

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OPI Iceland Collection

OPI’s fall collection is called Iceland, and the names of all the shades are inspired by that country.  The collection is a nice balanced fall collection.  There are a lot of cute dark colours but they’re still lighter than black … Continue reading

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Make Up For Ever Aqua XL Eyeliner and Eye Paint

Make Up For Ever’s new Aqua XL eyeliner and eye paint are a long-wearing options for any seasons. The eyeliner comes in a tube with a spongy applicator that lets you draw a fine or thick liner with the perfect … Continue reading

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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), … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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