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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Project Pan | 2019

Hi Everyone! I’ve chosen a handful of products to finish this year and I’ll update you on my progress in April, July, October and December. I’ve chosen ten products that I want to finish: Make Up For Ever Step 1 Equalizer Primer – Hydrating Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eyes Primer Essence I Love Colour […]

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Revisiting My 2018 Favourites | Part 1

Hi Everyone! I thought I would do a post revisiting last year’s favourites to see if they were still my favourites. I’ve already done a post for my September to December 2017 favourites. Revisiting My 2017 Favourites I’m going to split the posts into 2 parts so it’s not too long. Part 1 for January […]

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Revisiting My 2017 Favourites | Part 2

Hi Everyone! Today, I’m revisiting my favourites from 2017. I’ve posted Part 1 of revisiting my Best of 2017 post (read here). There’s some overlap in my monthly favourites and Best of 2017 post, so if they aren’t listed below, they’re in that post. SEPTEMBER Maybelline Fit Me Concealer – When I used this, I […]

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Products I Regret Buying

Hi Everyone! Today, I’m going to share some of the makeup and skincare products that I’ve regretted buying over the past couple years. Most of the products were impulsive and ever since writing my post on how I want to streamline my makeup collection (read it here), I’ve done my best to cut down on […]

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My Makeup Picks | November 24, 2018

Hi Everyone! I was testing out a sample of the Lancome Teint Miracle Foundation and I think it’s going to be my next foundation purchase!! I got a sample of the shade 02 Lys Rose. I have some dark spots from acne scars that the foundation partially covered. I was wearing my makeup all day […]

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Revisiting My 2017 Favourites | Part 1

Hi Everyone! Last year, I was tagged in a Best of 2017 Challenge by @rubiredlipstick to join her and @crystalsmakeup. Today, I’m going to be revisiting my picks from last year. Over the last year, I’ve tested and reviewed a lot of makeup. Like I said last year, it’s hard to choose favourites from each category […]

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Instagram Giveaway | November 6-21, 2018

Hi Everyone! I reached 3k followers on my Instagram account, @jencatbeauty! I am so grateful for all of your love and support! To show my appreciation, I am hosting another giveaway on Instagram account. CONGRATS TO MY WINNER, JADE! View this post on Instagram 3K GIVEAWAY CLOSED!! CONGRATULATIONS TO @_jaderoy!! You are the winner!! Thank […]

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My Sephora Sale Wishlist

Hi Everyone! I decided to do No Buy October (no makeup or skincare products) in preparation for the Sephora sales. I didn’t realize there would be a sale so soon! I think I will spread out my purchases across the upcoming sales. I will buy the things I NEED during the first one and then […]

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My Makeup Picks | September 3, 2018

Hi Everyone! Here is today’s makeup of the day. I have two favourites from today’s makeup picks. I really love the Maybelline Fit Me Stick Foundation. It’s long-wearing and it blends easily. I’m not sure, but I think it’s been discontinued? I saw it at Rexall on sale and I also saw some at Winners. […]

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My Makeup Picks | August 5, 2018

Hi Everyone! Here were today’s makeup picks. I’m trying to use the L’Oréal Voluminous Original Mascara more because it’s time to retire it this month (I’ve had it for a while now). For the rest of my makeup, I used a lot of my faves today. Do you spot any of your faves? Smashbox Photo […]

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July 2018 Product Empties

Hi Everyone! There were quite a few products this month that I finished that I will not be repurchasing. I decluttered a bit of makeup while doing my mid-year makeup inventory (read the first post of my makeup inventory). Keep reading to find out which ones! Live Clean Apple Cider Clarifying Shampoo – I won […]

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My Makeup Picks | July 31, 2018

Hi Everyone! Here were today’s picks. I wore my makeup for about 8 hours and I touched up half way through the day. I didn’t have any powder and I was too lazy to use my blotting papers, but I did sort of wipe off a bit of my makeup around the nose area and […]

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2018 Mid-Year Makeup Inventory | Highlighters

Hi Everyone! Continuing my makeup inventory, today’s post is on highlighters! Check out my other mid-year makeup roundup! Primers & Foundations | Bronzers | Blushes | Mascaras Current inventory: 12 powder highlighters 1 liquid strobe highlighter from Milk Makeup You can never have too many highlighters, especially when you can get different shades and you […]

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My Makeup Picks | July 6, 2018

Hi Everyone! Here’s today’s makeup. Just used Vaseline on the lips today. MAC Strobe Cream in Pinklite Nude by Nature Perfecting Primer → REVIEW Lancôme Skin Feels Good Skin Nourishing Foundation in 01N Nude Vanilla → REVIEW Colourpop No Filter Concealer in Light 20 Gosh Cosmetics Click’N Conceal Pen in 01 Light → REVIEW Innisfree No […]

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Beauty Recommendations from Instagrammers

Hi Everyone! Every now and then when I post a pic on Instagram, I’ll ask my Instagram followers for beauty recommendations and sometimes when I post about a new blog post, someone who recommend a brand they like that has a similar product. Here’s a list of products recommended by my fellow beauty Instagrammers. I […]

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My Makeup Picks | June 21, 2018

Hi Everyone! Here are my makeup picks from last week. I’ve written reviews on some of these products, check them out below! Nude by Nature Perfecting Primer → REVIEW MAC Strobe Cream in Pinklite The Ordinary Serum Foundation in 2.0 N → REVIEW Gosh Cosmetics Click’N Conceal Pen in 01 Light → REVIEW Milani Retouch + […]

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My Mom’s Everyday Makeup

Hi Everyone! I thought it’d be cool to do a post on what makeup my mom uses! Before I got into makeup and before my sister’s wedding, most of my mom’s products consisted of Clinique. Over the past few years, my mom’s makeup stash has expanded to higher end products and more diverse in terms […]

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February 2018 Faves

Hi Everyone! Here are this month’s favourites: Get a gorgeous, healthy glow using MAC’s Strobe Cream! I bought mine at the MAC sale, so it’s in the original shade that they first came out with (Pinklite).They have other shades now: goldlite, peachlight, silverlite and redlite. I love how you can wear it on its own, […]

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