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Reader Question: Molton Brown Products

I got the following email from Mr. C: Where can we buy Molton Brown Hand washes in the Toronto Area? I don’t want to buy on-line because my wife has scent allergies, so we need to test them before purchase. Where can we do this? You can get Molton Brown products at Holt Renfrew stores […]

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Grapefruit Lotion

This week I had a question via email from C, who wrote: I was wondering if you could recommend a good grapefruit scented line of body care that might be available to buy online. C, you could order the Grapefruit scented goods from Kiehl’s. They have a body wash and a body lotion, but I’ve […]

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Get In Shape

Here is a question to all the readers – what are you doing this summer to get in shape?  You’ve already been with my on my quest to get more fit – from the gym memberships, to detoxing, to finding the right balance between eating healthy and indulging myself. It’s made a difference, but i […]

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Foam Self-Tanners – What Gives?

It’s not even July and we’ve already tried a gamut of self-tanning lotions.  We tried a few with shimmer this spring, but unless you’re in a major hurry, your best bet is going with a lotion that works gradually.  You’ll make fewer mistakes, and when you do make a mistake, it’ll be subtle and easy […]

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I Need Your Help

After years of writing this blog, I’ve finally reached the point where I need the help of my readers.  I finally decided to try on some fake nails, and I tried Revlon’s first.  The only problem is that the instructions on them are minimal at best, and they don’t warn you of anything when it […]

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Find Your Best Pink Lip Color

This one is close to my heart. I adore pink lipcolour and blush. To me, there is nothing more natural and more real than having pink lips. They are healthy and look like a young kid’s would! I like to experiment with all kinds of pink lip colours, and have neutrals, naturals, nudes, and of […]

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Best Lip Liners

Nope, I never ever use a lip liner, but I know that it’s because I’m pressed with quite shapely lips. Even when I wear a red lipstick, I like the smudgy stained look instead of a perfect Dita Von Teese one so I avoid the liner and never get one. What about you? Best Liners […]

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How can I Make My Pores Appear Smaller?

Can you make your pores smaller? Nope. There is no way no how and cosmetic companies know that which is why their products always say the continued use will only make pores APPEAR smaller. Think about it: just a cosmetic product can’t change the physical dimensions of anything on your face! Any silicone-containing product or […]

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Have You Tried Bare Escentuals Makeup?

I get asked a lot about Bare Escentuals.  I think it’s because this San Francisco-based company has been around for a while and there’s a lot of marketing around it. I myself have not had great experience with it.  You have to blend the foundation to make your own colour and that’s a process that […]

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How Can I Make Makeup Last Longer

This is an easy question to answer, and I think that people have heard the answer, but they’re not sure whether to believe it. How can you make your makeup last longer? Just use a primer! How can a primer help?  Well it absorbs oil before it gets to your makeup, and once it’s absorbed […]

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