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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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Purple Tree Coconut Miracle Balm

So many of the popular balms that are on the market right now are actually just based with petroleum jelly and that’s fine.  It’s actually good on chapped lips because it’s a great barrier which means that it prevents moisture escaping your skin. Purple Tree Skincare is out of England but available in drugstores here […]

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Why is Kids’ Sunscreen so Annoying?!

#SorryNotSorry for not being around… I’ve been living life, and using a ton of sunscreen as I’ve been out and about, both on myself and on my kids.   So I have to vent about sunscreen that’s meant just for kids.  Has anyone else found that it’s usually goopy, thick and very difficult to blend […]

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Avon Anew Ultimate Gold Peel-Off Mask

There’s getting to be a problem with Instagram beauty is that it can often be overdone so that it doesn’t even seem real anymore, and that’s definitely the case when you see people masking or applying drops of highlighter on themselves before covering themselves up with foundation, powder, and whatever else it might take to […]

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#GoBeyondClean with Neutrogena Deep Clean

If you’ve grown up struggling with acne, then you’d be familiar with the Neutrogena Deep Clean cleanser, which originally came in an orange and white tube.  I first heard about it from my cousins who used it all the time, and they always said that the minty tingly feeling meant that it was working. Well […]

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Reversa Resurfacing Smoothing Cream

I’ve been on and off the retinol bandwagon, and either I’ve gotten to the point where I’m just not noticing a difference anymore, or I need something a bit stronger.  So I pulled out my Reversa Resurfacing Smoothing Cream because it has 10% glycolic acid in it and glycolic acid has always been a hero […]

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Yes To Single Use Masks

I know that paper masks are not new, but now you don’t have to buy a whole package of paper masks of the same type.  You can just get the masks that you want to try out and then invest in a full package when you’re sure that the mask is for you.  This has […]

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Sunscreen Holy Grail: Vichy Ideal Soleil Anti-Shine Dry Touch Lotion

The key to using sunscreen everyday is to find something one that you really like so that you don’t mind using it every morning.  It’s important to find something that’s not greasy so that it doesn’t make your skin too shiny, and you also need something that rubs in quickly so that you don’t perceive […]

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Estee Lauder Perfectionist Pro Rapid Firm + Lift Treatment

When it comes to anti-aging serums, Estee Lauder is well-known for making formulas that actually work and feel so good on the skin that you want to keep using them and they do their job. Estee Lauder’s Perfectionist Pro is an antioxidant-containing serum that also has a ton of dimethicone in it so it goes […]

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