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My All-Time Favourite Daytime Moisturizer

I didn’t used to use moisturizer in the day, but when I started using sunscreen everyday, I would find that the sunscreen would actually be a little bit drying on my skin, so I’ve since switched to a moisturizer that contains sunscreen.  My favourite one is Neutrogena’s Hydro Boost gel cream with SPF 15. This […]

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Live Clean’s Fresh Face Hero Products

If you’re looking to change your routine to something that’s more plant-based and yet affordable, then check out Live Clean’s Fresh Face line (available at drug stores and mass merchandisers).  I’ve been using their Fresh Face Daily Foaming Cleanser and the Soothing Daily Moisturizer, and both seem perfect for people with combination or oily skin. […]

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Reviews of a Couple Beautycounter Face Products

As the weather gets cooler, a lot cooler, I’ve turned to more heavy-duty moisturizers to keep my skin feeling and looking its best.  I’m trying out the Beautycounter Soothing Face Oil ($78) and the Beautycounter Nourishing Day Cream ($52).  Both are proposed to be gentler and safer on the skin because they don’t contain mineral oils, […]

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Moisturizer For the Fall: Vichy Aqualia Thermale Light

Every kind of skin needs a moisturizer for the colder months, and if you’re looking for something truly light, it has to be from the Vichy Aqualia Thermale line. This moisturizer goes on feeling light and fresh but coats skin, locking in moisture. Although I have oily skin, it can get a little dry in […]

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Light Summer Hydration from The Body Shop

Yes, even if you have dry skin, it’s not a bad idea to switch to a lighter moisturizer as the weather gets warmer so that you don’t risk clogging pores when sweat and humidity get added to your skin. I’ve discovered The Body Shop’s Vitamin E Aqua Boost Essence Lotion and it is life-changing! This […]

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Light Hydration for the Spring and Summer

Come spring and summer, I find that my makeup starts sliding off my skin, and so all I’m wearing is a good moisturizer and sunscreen.  If I’m lucky, my sunscreen will have a little bit of coverage in it, but you can’t always win them all, right? My moisturizer has to be super-light, and so […]

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Winter Hydration Solved: Neutrogena Deep Moisture Day Cream

If you’ve read about my experience with using Retinol, then you know that I suffered from intensely dry skin for a couple of weeks after I started using it.  My saviour was Neutrogena’s Deep Moisture Day Cream which is perfect to use if you’re exfoliating because it also has SPF 20 in it. The Deep […]

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New Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Cream

I’m back after a four week vacation and I have to say that I feel rejuvenated.  In four weeks, we’ve come into fall and so I’ve had to change some of my skincare to something more moisturizing. It’s timely that Clinique has come out with a more moisturizing version of their Dramatically Different Lotion.  The […]

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New Neutrogena Triple Age Repair Moisturizer Day with SPF 25

If you have dry skin that needs some TLC during the day, then consider this as an option for moisturizing and applying sun screen in just one step. I can’t comment on whether the Neutrogena Triple Age Repair Moisturizer really is helping in repairing my skin, but I will say that I love the intense […]

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It’s Nuxe Season!

Every summer, we turn to Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse body oil to scent our skin and provide a light layer of moisture.  The 98% natural blend of oils and vitamin E is completely luxurious.  The oil is a blend of Macadamia, Hazelnut, Borage, Sweet Almond, Camellia and St John’s Wort. It’s preservative-free, and the fragrance is photo stable which […]

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