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Aveeno Absolutely Ageless Daily Moisturizer SPF 30

Truth: most days I’m reaching for this Neutrogena gel-cream for sun protection but because since it’s almost out, I’m looking for another light yet moisturizing sunscreen and Aveeno’s Absolutely Ageless Daily Moisturizer SPF 30 is it. Encased in a sophisticated pump bottle, this is a hydrating but lightweight cream that has stabilized SPF 30 to provide […]

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Vitamin C Serum That Smells Good From Obagi

Have you ever opened a vitamin C serum only to find that it smells so bizarrely weird that you don’t even want to apply it on your skin? Yeah, me too, but I usually push on in the hopes of achieving better skin. But if you use the Obagi Professional-C Serum you don’t have to compromise. […]

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The Best Sunscreen for Very Oily Skin

I’m all about sunscreens these days – I have them in my purse and in my car too because my new thing is to apply them on my hands when I drive so that I don’t get as many age spots… it will take years to know if it’s really making a difference, but I […]

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Light Summer Hydration from The Body Shop

Yes, even if you have dry skin, it’s not a bad idea to switch to a lighter moisturizer as the weather gets warmer so that you don’t risk clogging pores when sweat and humidity get added to your skin. I’ve discovered The Body Shop’s Vitamin E Aqua Boost Essence Lotion and it is life-changing! This […]

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Hydration with a Dose of Sunscreen

I really love Neutrogena’s Hydro Boost moisturizers because they’re light and absorb quickly, and so I’ve added their latest Hydro Boost Gel Cream with SPF 15 into my skincare regimen.  Normally, I prefer formulas that have more than spf 15, but I’m not minding using this one right now because it hydrates so well.  Literally, […]

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Oxygen and Vitamin C Make My Skin Very Happy

So, I’m enjoying my re-acquaintance with Caryl Baker Visage ever since they opened up in Calgary.  I’m still a fan of their HD Brow service which combines an eyebrow tint with traditional shaping so that your brows look fuller and groomed. Now, I’ve gone back for their facials and they were just thing thing I […]

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Spring Moisturizers for Morning and Night

It’s spring!  Officially! And if you’re like me, you’re beginning to think of applying sunscreen all over, and not just on your face.   So I’ve decided to keep a sunscreen for all purposes in my purse so that I can apply before I get into the car, or if I get stuck in the […]

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Light Hydration for the Spring and Summer

Come spring and summer, I find that my makeup starts sliding off my skin, and so all I’m wearing is a good moisturizer and sunscreen.  If I’m lucky, my sunscreen will have a little bit of coverage in it, but you can’t always win them all, right? My moisturizer has to be super-light, and so […]

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The Gentle Skincare Company You Need to Know

Skincare seems to be a hot topic for so many people.  If you have kids, you’ll be aware about the rise in nut allergies, but if you’re in the beauty industry, you’ll realize that more and more people have sensitive or easily irritated skin.  Most of my friends have very sensitive skin or some kind […]

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L’Occitane Launches Solidarity Balm for International Women’s Day

Every year, L’Occitane launches a limited edition product in support of International Women’s Day.  This year, this product is a Shea Butter Balm scented with rose and decorated in a design reminiscent of fabrics worn by the Burkinabe women in Africa. The Solidarity Balm is only $6 and 100% of the profits will go to […]

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