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The Wild Rose Beauty Balm from Neal’s Yard Remedies

Ok, anyone read The Goldfinch?  And did the constant mention of locations, brands, and other real-life details hook you as it did me?  And did anyone catch the mention of Neal’s Yard Remedies?  Just me?  Maybe it’s because I’ve had their Wild Rose Beauty Balm on my bedside table for the past month, and it’s […]

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14 Best Face Scrubs

Exfoliation is a key step in any good skin care routine. Not only does it get rid of dead skin cells, promoting smoother, more even-toned skin, it also can help your other skin care products work better. To make it easy for you to choose one, we rounded up a list of the best face […]

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Palmer’s Skin Therapy Oil

Drugstore products have been killing it this year, and if you’ve been looking for a new face oil, then you have to check out the latest from Palmer’s. Check out the ingredient list for the oil: Ingredients: Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Isopropyl Myristate, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Camelina Sativa Seed […]

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Thursday Threes: Clean Your Face.

Clean skin is skin that breaks out less and looks healthier, so here’s what I’m using right now to have super clean skin. Step 1: Cleansing Cloths I love a good cleansing cloth, and my recent find are these ones from Olay’s Regenerist line. I love them because they are the thickest cleansing cloths that I […]

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The Men In Your Life Need Their Own Facewash

Please don’t tell me that the man in your life uses Ivory soap on their face (nothing against it for the body, but that stuff is a little too drying for anyone’s face), while you sit here reading beauty blogs trying to find the best products for yourself. Men need to wash their faces at […]

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The Best Spray Sunscreen of the Season

Leave it to Kiehl’s to one-up the spray sunscreen that you get at the drugstore. Some spray sunscreens that I’ve tried this season are fine mists that are almost too light – I don’t know if I’ve gotten enough coverage, and a little too often I’ve left spots uncovered and inadvertently gotten burned. But Kiehl’s […]

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Post-Stampede Grooming

If you were out and about this weekend in Calgary, you may have noticed that the city is quieter than ever.  Perhaps it’s in juxtaposition to the hubbub that was going on because of Stampede and other local events, as well as the amazing weather that seems to have gone on a vacation of its […]

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Thursday Threes: Philosophy’s Girls of Summer Gift Set

Nicely scented shower gels just for summer? Sign us up! Although Philosophy usually comes out with their gift sets in the summer, this year, they have one just for the summer too. The Girls of Summer gift set is three generously sized (6oz, though not full-sized) shower gels in three different scents that are summer-appropriate. […]

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Thursday Threes: Suncreen Options Better Than What You Used This Weekend

Did you run out of sunscreen last weekend? Or did you forget to even grab it because it’s tedious to apply? Well here are some new formulas that are better than what you have lying around – grab them before your weekend activities. They’re all from L’Oreal Paris; their new line of Sublime Sun products […]

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Streaky, patchy Self-Tanner? Here’s what to do:

Self-tanners work best on top of smooth skin, so exfoliating before applying is very important. For the tan to continue looking great, it’s also important to exfoliate a couple of days after application so that the skin sloughs off evenly and the tan continues to look smooth. St. Tropez recommends their own Tan Enhancing Body […]

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