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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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L’Occitane Amande Delightful Body Balm

Let’s be honest, we use body butter as much for the scent as for it’s amazingly luxe texture, and the one we’re obsessed with right now is the Amande Body Balm from L’Occitane.   The Amande scent is an intriguing mixture of bitter and sweet.  At once gourmande but not dessert-like. More like something exotic […]

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In-Shower Body Lotion is Still The Best

It’s snowing outside again, so I feel lucky that these Avon Moisture Therapy In-Shower Body Lotions have come my way.  Really, the main ingredient is mineral oil which helps seal in water on damp skin.  These thick creams don’t mix with water but glide on to your skin easily.  Apply generously and then rinse off. […]

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Kiehl’s Product Reviews

I must admit that I’m going through an @KiehlsCanada  phase right now. I’m smitten with a few of their products and I can’t get enough of the brand – and If you’re unfamiliar with this line, know that it was a New York pharmacy started in 1851. (The brand is now owned by L’Oreal Paris). Their […]

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Basd Body Care

Plant-based food is the new trend, and I’m slowly jumping on board, and plant-based skincare is here too with Basd Body Care.  This line of body products is completely organic and based-out of Waterloo, Ontario. The products in the line are available in a Creme Brulee and Invigorating Mint scents.  I’ve got the Creme Brulee […]

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New Live Clean Aromatherapy Bath Foams

As you run about this holiday season, getting everything ready for you and yours, don’t forget to take care of yourself.  I indulge by sitting in the hot tub every Monday and Wednesday as my kids go to their swimming lessons, but as those come to an end, hopping into a warm bath may be […]

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Winter Exfoliator

Exfoliator isn’t just for the summer when you’re showing more skin – research actually finds that exfoliating regularly helps product absorbs into your skin, and if you want to hydrate your skin more deeply, then you need to exfoliate regularly. For skin that’s always dry, try switching to a more creamy formula of exfoliator this […]

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Neal’s Yard Remedies Bee Lovely Body Butter

We’ve gotten into a fall rhythm in my family.  Mondays and Wednesdays are swim nights, and after splashing about in the chlorine, we all take a shower at the pool and follow up with intense body butter.  It’s a ritual that everyone enjoys even though it can get to be a little tedious. When I […]

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Avon Skin So Soft Satin Glow

I’m almost done with self-tanning my skin, but then the weather gets a little warm again and I can’t help but put a bit of a tint on my skin. These days, because the weather is a little dryer, I’m finding myself turning to a gradual self-tanner because they have the ability to hydrate and […]

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