First Impressions with Rodan + Fields

Hi Everyone! I was contacted by a consultant for Rodan + Fields who offered to send me some free samples. She very generously sent me a variety of products from the REDEFINE and Active Hydration lines as well as the Perfecting Liquid because she knows I like makeup. Check out her IG page, @gobeyondthenorm! I’d […]

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Luxury Haul | Giorgio Armani

Hi Everyone! Giorgio Armani was having a 15% off sale and the Luminous Silk Powder Foundation was on my list of things to purchase from Sephora for my mom. I decided to take advantage of the sale to buy from Armani. I recently made my first purchase from Lancôme as well. I decided to spend […]

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Haul | Korean Skincare

Hi Everyone! It’s been a while since I did a haul blog post and because I’ve been on a low buy, there’s been no reason to do one. I’ve almost run out of my current cleanser (KORAI Cloud Cleanser – read my review) and my COSRX Acne Pimple Master Patches (read my review), so I […]

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Review | Ariul Beauty Mood Maker Masks & Mists

Hi Everyone! I received some products from KOODING.com by Ariul Beauty. Today, I will be reviewing the Mood Maker products! They generously sent me the Chic, Glam and Cute sheet masks and mists. All Ariul products, the Mood Maker Mist is formulated without artificial coloring, mineral oil, benzophenone, talc, or sulfates. They have different ‘moods’ […]

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First Impressions with Bali Body

Hi Everyone! Today, I will be doing a first impressions review on some Bali Body products that I received from the brand. It’s an Australian brand…I think I’m getting contacted by Australian brands because I follow quite a few Australian beauty accounts on IG lol. I love the pastel matte bottle for the bronzing lotion […]

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This or That | Brow Pencils

Hi Everyone! I have another brow pencil comparison review for you! I have previously compared the Benefit Precisely, My Brow Pencil Ultra Fine Shape & Define with the NYX Micro Brow Pencil. Check it out below: DUPE IT OUT Today, I’m comparing the Benefit Precisely, My Brow with the Lancôme Brow Shaping Powdery Pencil. Benefit, […]

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First Impressions with KORAI Skincare

Hi Everyone! I’m back with another review! I was generously sent two products from a new skincare brand called KORAI. It’s a Canadian brand that sells on Etsy. They currently sell the Cloud Cleanser and Amber Oil which are the two products I received. Spoiler Alert: both products are awesome! Amber Oil Nourishing, fragrance-free, and […]

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February 2019 Product Empties

Hi Everyone! I finished quite a few makeup products this month. Check out my monthly empties: MAC Strobe Cream in Pinklite – This is a great product to put on before foundation to give you that glow from within. Repurchase? Yes. Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer – When I got a sample of […]

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Jan/Feb 2019 Faves

Hi Everyone! Since I’m on a Low Buy this year, I won’t have a lot of new favourites for my weekly “Feature Fridays” on my Instagram. So, I’m going to do my favourites posts every two months from now on. I really love both of these mascaras because they look very natural, but they also […]

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First Impressions with Joanna Vargas Exfoliating Mask

Hi Everyone! Today, I’m doing a first impressions review with Joanna Vargas’ Exfoliating Mask. I was sent this for review and here are my thoughts: An enzymatic exfoliating mask that sweeps skin clean for brilliance and glow. Apply a thin layer to cleansed and dampened skin. Scrub gently for one minute or leave on as […]

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Nude by Nature | My Hits & Misses

Hi Everyone! So, I received 6 products from Topbox Circle and I’ve tried them all out and here are my thoughts. First of all, I love the rose gold packaging of the products. The frosted glass of the foundation bottle is also beautiful. HITS Mattifying Pressed Setting Powder – This mattifies and provides coverage nicely. […]

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Review | Nude by Nature Luminous Sheer Liquid Foundation

Hi Everyone! I received a few products from Nude by Nature for testing purposes and I have the first honest review for you. Today, I’m reviewing the Luminous Sheer Liquid Foundation. I have previously received the Perfecting Primer from Chick Advisor. I reviewed it on the blog: read my review. A sheer liquid foundation that […]

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No Repurchase Rule & Project Pan Update

Hi Everyone! I’ve decided that in addition to my low buy, I’m not going to repurchase any of my favourite makeup products this year – #NoRepurchaseRule. Meaning that once I finish a product, I can’t buy it again and have to try something new (I also can’t buy it in a different shade if it’s […]

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First Impressions with Selfkaire

Hi Everyone! So, I was gifted this really cool new facial massager. It’s made of surgical grade steel and it’s unlike any facial massager I’ve seen. I’ve been using the Selfkaire tool for about a month and I really enjoy using it. I’ve mostly been using it on my face since I have an ice […]

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This or That | Lip Scrubs: Part 2

Hi Everyone! I’m doing another comparison post on lip scrubs (see the first here). I’m comparing the elf Lip Exfoliator again, but this time against the Tarte lip Facial Lip Scrub. elf Lip Exfoliator in Mint Maniac Gently exfoliate lips to remove dry, chapped skin with our Lip Exfoliator! A sweet sugar and smoothing sensation, […]

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January 2019 Product Empties

Hi Everyone! Here are this month’s empties! Can’t believe it’s already the end of the month. I probably say that each month, but January really went by so quickly! Tula Pro-Glycolic 10% pH Resurfacing Gel – I really liked this toner, it didn’t cause any irritation or additional redness to the areas of my face […]

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Sephora 2019 Wishlist

Hi Everyone! I’m on a no buy/low buy this year, but it doesn’t mean I can’t window shop and get a bunch of samples to test out until I find my HG (holy grail) products. I have quite a few primer/foundation/concealer products on my wishlist since I want to have a selection of different things, […]

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First Impressions with TULA Skincare

Hi Everyone! Today, I’m reviewing products that I ordered from TULA skincare. I had been seeing TULA products all over Instagram and wanted to give them a try. The products are cruelty-free and they are formulated with probiotics. Now, I’m not a scientist and all I really know about probiotics is that it’s sometimes in […]

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Worth It? | Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick

Hi Everyone! Today, I’m reviewing a cult favourite: The Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick! This is the first Hourglass product I’ve purchased, but I definitely have other Hourglass products on my wishlist! I’ve tried a few different foundation sticks at this point: Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick, Maybelline Fit Me Stick and the Lancome […]

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This or That | Brow Gels

Hi Everyone! Do you use brow gel in your brow routine? I’ve tried a few different ones: clear and tinted. I prefer a tinted brow gel because I find that the clear ones I’ve tried make my brows look glossy/shiny in the sunlight? Plus, tinted brow gels give a more natural, filled in look (especially […]

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