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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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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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Nuxe Huile Prodigeuse

I can’t believe I’m saying this, but actually, in all my time as beauty blogger, I hadn’t tried the infamous Nuxe Huile Prodigeuse. I think it’s because I’d always seen it at Shoppers Drug Mart (they always carried French pharmacy products way before it was trendy to do so) and so I just didn’t give […]

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The ONLY After-Sun Lotion I Like

…you’ll want to pick this up before your weekend begins. Too often, “After-Sun” lotions are too light, not moisturizing enough, and made up of alcohol so that they feel cool on the skin.  That’s why, I seldom review them because I never use them myself. But here’s one I like, because it’s lightly moisturizing.  Moisturizing […]

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Philosophy Amazing Grace Firming Body Emulsion

I did not experience any skin firming with the use of this body lotion. But I have to admit that I don’t expect that out of any lotion, and it wasn’t really an effect that I was looking for. That said, you absolutely need to try Philosophy’s body lotions!  They are some of the most hydrating […]

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Orange You Glad You’re Reading This?

Many people feel that they will look orange after using a self-tanner. The truth is that every single self-tanner on the market uses the same active ingredient, and so whether you’re orange or not depends very much on your own skin chemistry. Those with very fair skin who don’t tan anyway will end up looking […]

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Self-Tanner Reviews

It’s that time of year: we’re not fully into summer yet but it’s warm enough to switch from sweaters to tanks and from pants to skirts. You’re wondering to yourself: I don’t look that pale do I? Everyone else is just as pale as I am. And then a colleague comes back from Cancun and […]

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Self-Tanner Guide

It’s finally June! And that means that we want to look like we’ve spent more than a couple of days in the sun without spending more days in the sun… if that makes sense. Interested in using self-tanner this year? Well, stay tuned because starting tomorrow we’ll be posting helpful hints on getting tan without […]

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Only at Shoppers – Get This Season’s Sunkissed Look

My next article for the Only at Shoppers series is how to get perfectly sun-kissed skin with just a few products.  I may already be a medium skin tone, but I love sunless tanner because it gives my skin the perfect glow! Read about my tricks and tips and what products I love to use […]

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The French Pharmacy Shower Gel from Bioderma

We love love love French pharmacy products, and have really fallen in love with the brand Bioderma over the past year. If you have dry skin, this is a line that you absolutely must check out because there are so many options for people who have very dry skin. Our latest love is their Atoderm […]

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