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Body Shop Lip Butter

With the air being hot and dry at times, and with my layering on lots of sunscreen, I’ve found that my lips have taken a back seat in terms of care.  So I’ve been looking through my stash of lip products and reached for The Body Shop Grapefruit Lip Butter since it smelled so yummy. […]

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A Completely Clear Face Sunscreen

#SorryNotSorry for all the sunscreen posts.  I’ve been using sunscreen diligently – on myself and the kids – as part of a quest to get out of the house more and be out and about with the kids.  I mean, I try anyway, but in the winter, it’s easier to make an excuse and just […]

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Graydon The Putty

I know I have so many sunscreen reviews on here, but um, guess what?  I still got a sunburn this summer, and it was not pretty!  The worst part of the sunburn is the flaking itching skin that I just can’t seem to keep my hands off. Thankfully, a friend gave me The Putty by […]

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L’Occitane Verbena Icy Gel is Here for the Summer

There are products you use in the winter, and then there are products that you use in the summer.  Thick body butters and lotions are done, and slippery fresh lotions and gels are in right now.  That made me reach for L’Occitane’s Verveine Icy Body Gel, which is made up of water and glycerin in […]

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St. Tropez Pre-Shower Gradual Tan

It’s been a minute since I used a self-tanner.  Actually over a year, and it’s been because I just thought that glow wasn’t for me.  And then a friend came in with a beautiful tan and I had to get it for myself.  Luckily there’s St. Tropez Gradual Tan One Minute which is a pre-shower product. […]

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Aveeno Protect + Hydrate Sunscreens

I have to give a shoutout to Aveeno, because the Protect + Hydrate are some of my favourite sunscreens.  They’re moisturizing, they absorb quickly, and they’re easy to use.  The Protect + Hydrate sunscreens come in three versions – SPF 30, SPF 45, SPF 60 – and you can tell by looking at my picture […]

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New Coppertone ClearlySheer Whipped Sunscreen

Ease of use, non-sticky, and clear are what I’m looking for in a good sunscreen, and in past years, I’ve added Coppertone to my sunscreen roundup.  Coppertone ClearlySheer sunscreen is one that’s been in my options since it came out a couple of years ago, and in fact, I’ve written about it here and here.  […]

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It Cosmetics Miracle Water 3-in-1 Glow Tonic

Meet the latest from It Cosmetics: Miracle Water 3-in-1 Glow Tonic.  Said to be able to cleanser, brighten and hydrate skin in one fell swoop. There’s a chance you’ve never met this kind of toner. It does cleanser, but does it without any harsh cleansing agents.  There isn’t alcohol in this Tonic, and nor is […]

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Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel Cream SPF 15

Cleaned out my desk and found this lying in – Neutrogena’s Hydro Boost Gel which has SPF 15 in it.  This is absolutely one of my favourite SPF-containing moisturizers to wear on the regular – it’s pretty awesome at all times of year, but especially just daily under makeup because it’s so light and the […]

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CeraVe Foaming Facial Cleanser

If you have sensitive skin, or if you’re using anything that will “peel” or exfoliate your skin in any way, then it’s time to have a look at the kind of cleanser that you’re using on your skin.  Maybe you’ve had a time when your skin was just so irritated even though you were using […]

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