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New Vichy Ideal Sport Ultra-Light Refreshing Lotion SPF 60

New sunscreen technology means that no longer are sunscreens sticky, greasy, or heavy on the skin.  Instead, they’re light and wearable, with the best formulas being suitable on the face or the body. All that is definitely true of Vichy’s new Ideal Sport Ultra-Light Refreshing Lotion in SPF 60.  Formulated to be light and refreshing, […]

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Summer’s Lightest Body Moisturizer from Deciem

Deciem is a brand known for interesting and effective skincare.  Their products are labelled according to active ingredients, and their packaging is clean and simple. There’s a sense of transparency in the brand that makes me want to try everything they offer. This summer, I’m using the lightest moisturizer that’s on offer: it’s the Chemistry […]

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Caryl Baker Visage H2O Restore Collection

I don’t know what is up with this time of year, but my skin has been dryer than ever and it seems that very little is helping it so I’m turning to every moisturizer that I can get my hands on.  Caryl Baker Visage’s H2O Restore collection stands out because it uses glycerine and hyaluronic acid […]

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Laneige Mini Pore Collection

With the warm weather comes more oily skin for a lot of people, and Laneige’s new Mini Pore collection has come out just in time.  The collection has two products: the Mini Pore Blur Perfector ($33) and the mini pore Waterclay Mask ($42). The Waterclay mask is made with sea silt, kaolin, glycerine, and bentonite […]

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AlumierMD Sunscreen

On the radio this morning, a listener called in and said that if you want it to feel like summer, you should just wear sunscreen that smells like that beachy coconut scent so that you feel like it’s hot enough for it, even though it’s not. This listener obviously isn’t a regular sunscreen wearer, because […]

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Beautycounter for Mom and Baby

If you’re looking for natural, “safe” products, then turn to Beautycounter, a brand that I’ve mentioned in the past – and if you’re looking for a great present for a new mom, then their Baby Soothing Oil ($28) paired with their Body Oil in Citrus Rosemary ($89) is a great option.   The Baby Soothing […]

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Celebrate Mother’s Day with L’Occitane!

Mother’s Day is around the corner, and if you’re stuck for what to get your mom, I’ll tell you right now that what almost every mom really wants is a day off.  After that, she’d probably like an hour or two in the bathroom without anyone knocking, and while she’s in there, I’m sure that […]

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Fresh: The Only Eye Cream I’ve Loved

When people find out how many products I try, they always ask for what my favourite eye cream is. Inevitably, they’ve got some dryness under their eyes, or some shadows, or a few new wrinkles that they’ve noticed and they want a magic recipe to get rid of them. Truth be told, it’s hard to […]

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Farmhouse Fresh Organics

Spa bath and body line Farmhouse Fresh now has a certified organics line of products for the body.  It claims to have no GMO’s, no synthetic herbicides, and no synthetic pesticides – from root to jar!  That means that not only are the ingredients organic, but so are the tools used in transforming the raw […]

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Indeed Laboratories inDefense30 Sunscreen

Finding a good sunscreen for the summer is essential because if you find one that you love and can afford, then there’s a good chance that you’re going to use in on the regular and prevent sun damage.  The year that I said “to heck with it” one summer in Toronto and spent loads of […]

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