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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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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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Summer’s Best New Beauty Brand Find

I love discovering new beauty brands, and my latest find is Elabloom, a Canadian company that believes in making affordable but quality and safe cosmetics.  Elabloom, meaning Earth’s Bloom, wants to help people become one with the earth through taking care of themselves. The product that won me over is the Exfoliating Body Scrub – […]

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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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Limited Edition from Philosophy

In terms of cult bath products, Philosophy has that department down.  Every winter, they bring out their Gingerbread Man body scrub and it’s something that people stock up on so that they don’t run out for the entire year. Though it doesn’t actually smell like a gingerbread cookie, the zesty gingery scent is a great […]

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Spring Shower Must-Have

We’re all about the must-haves today, first the neon pink lippie, a BB cream, and now this shower scrub, new to the Almond range at L’Occitane. This scrub gets our pick because it foams and scrubs which makes shower time that much more productive. The scrub is well-formulated because it’s lightly scented, has almond oil, […]

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Aveda Smoothing Body Polish Review

My new favourite bath time product is from the Aveda store.  It’s a surprise because I never think of them as selling body care products even though I know they do. The Smoothing Body Polish is magic, because it smells wonderful – like a spa, really – and because it’s a finely grained polish that […]

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Beauty Technology for Exfoliating

We’ve told you how to get a great summer tan without even stepping outdoors, so we figure we may as well tell you how to exfoliate before using your favourite tanning product. The latest and greatest is the Come Clean Mitt which is essentially gentle sanding paper for your skin.  This mitt has an abrasive […]

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L’Occitane Shea Butter Ultra Rich Body Scrub – Luxury in the Shower

Believe it or not, I got back from vacation with my skin dryer than ever.  All I wanted to do was bathe in a vat of oil, but first I had to get rid of dead dry skin that had accumulated over the two cold weeks. I was lucky.  L’Occitane’s Shea Butter Ultra Rich Body […]

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Upper Canada Soap Naturally Coarse Salt Scrub

When it’s super cold outside, I think that it’s even more important to really take care of your skin.  One way to get skin that really glows is to scrub regularly and I’m a stickler for scrubbing on a really regular basis.  I’ve tried every scrub out there, and Upper Canada Soap Company’s Naturally Salt […]

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