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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This Or That | Mascaras

Hi Everyone! I compared two mascaras: CoverGirl Lash Blast Volume Mascara and the Maybelline Lash Sensational Full Fan Effect Mascara. I really love them both because they look very natural, but they also darken my lashes! I will put up my review at the end of the day, but right after applying them, both eyes […]

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Witch Hazel | My Friend or Foe?

Hi Everyone! Originally, I featured the Thayers Witch Hazel Cucumber Toner in my October 2018 Favourites. Excerpt from October Favourites post: I’m really liking this Thayers Witch Hazel Cucumber Toner! It smells refreshing and I’ve been using it in the morning. I’m so glad I spotted this at Winners last month. I’ve poured some into […]

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This or That | Body Scrubs

Hi Everyone! Today, I’m comparing two different types and also two different brands of body scrubs. There are a few different types: sugar, coffee, salt, herbal, etc. I’m comparing sugar scrubs with a fruit scrub (this isn’t what it’s called, but since it’s made of fruit and uses orange peel and corncob granules, I’m going […]

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Dupe It Out | Brow Pencils

Hi Everyone! Last month, I received the Benefit Precisely, My Brow Pencil from Topbox Circle. I thought I would compare it to my fave, the NYX Micro Brow Pencil. Keep reading to find out which one I prefer!     View this post on Instagram Finally finished my old Micro Brow pencil. I've had the […]

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This Or That | Lip Scrubs

Hi Everyone! Today, I’m comparing Lip Scrubs: elf vs. Milani. I received the elf lip exfoliator from Topbox Circle and I purchased the Milani scrub in a haul last year. Both have sugar granules that help to exfoliate. The elf one is packaged like a bullet lipstick and the Milani one comes in a jar. […]

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This or That | Acne Patches

Hi Everyone! I have a lot of comparisons this month! This is the third one I’ve written in the past few days. Check out my other recent ones below: Makeup Sponges (Real Techniques vs. Sephora) Cream Eyeshadows (Maybelline vs. Revlon) Today, I’m comparing Acne patches! COSRX vs. Nexcare! I love the COSRX patches (read my […]

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This or That | Cream Eye Shadows

Hi Everyone! Recently, I was watching a Kathleen Lights video and she said how good the Maybelline Color Tattoo Cream Shadow was, so I thought I’d give it a try. Then, about a day later, I saw an IG pic by editionalbeauty (check out her blog) of her collection of Revlon ColorStay cream shadows. I […]

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Dupe It Out | Makeup Sponges

Hi Everyone! I’m back with another Dupe It Out. It’s been a while since I’ve done one. Today’s duel: Real Techniques vs. Sephora! Recently, I purchased a 4-pack of the Real Techniques Miracle Complexion sponges at Winners for $20. I was already using the Sephora Total Coverage Sponge, so I thought I would compare the […]

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This or That | Cleansing Balms

Hi Everyone! As you all know by now, I love Winners. I spotted the Pixi Nourishing Cleansing Balm and thought I’d give it a try. I already had the Clinique Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm, so I thought I’d compare the two. Clinique Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm – You massage this onto your […]

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This or That | Peeling Gels

Hi Everyone! Today, I’m comparing two peeling gels that are mild exfoliants. Unlike my previous This or That post on exfoliating scrubs, these are gentler. The Tarte Frxxxtion Stick and Pixi Peel & Polish both have more gritty textures. The Soo’Ae gel is similar to the Peel & Polish, but it’s not as gritty and […]

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This or That | Exfoliating Scrubs

Hi Everyone! Today, I’m comparing two exfoliating scrubs: Pixi’s Peel & Polish and Tarte’s Rainforest of the Sea Frxxxtion Stick 3-in-1 Exfoliating Cleanser. Peel & Polish This radiance revealing enzyme peel resurfaces for smoother, softer skin, and a healthy looking glow. Natural fruit enzymes loosen dead skins cells, lactic acid gently exfoliates, cellulose peels & […]

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Comparing Maybelline Fit Me Foundations

Hi Everyone! I wanted to do a comparison post on two of my Maybelline Fit Me Foundations: liquid and stick foundations. I was going to do a This or That post, but it would be more useful to compare the matte liquid foundation with the stick because it’s mattifying. So, I am just comparing the […]

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This or That | Stick Foundations

Hi Everyone! Today, I’m comparing two stick foundations: Bobbi Brown’s Skin Foundation Stick and Maybelline’s Fit Me Shine-Free + Balance Stick Foundation. The Maybelline is obviously a lot cheaper than the Bobbi Brown and normally I would consider it a dupe, but the Bobbi Brown claims to have a natural, skin-like finish while the Maybelline […]

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This or That | Liquid Foundation Brushes

Hi Everyone! Today I’m doing a 3-way This or That because I had three different brands of foundation brushes. Each of the brushes I bought as part of a set: Sephora- to be honest, I can’t remember what this brush came with and it’s not in my records. I think it was a travel brush […]

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This or That | Oval Makeup Brushes

Hi Everyone! Today, I will be comparing two different brands of oval brushes: Simple Glam Girls and iBeauty (that I bought from Winners). Oval brushes are the brushes that resemble toothbrushes, made popular by the Artis brushes. I’ve never tried an Artis brush so I can’t compare the quality of the Simple Glam Girls and […]

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Dupe It Out | Mascara

Hi Everyone! Today, I’m comparing two best-selling mascaras: Too Faced Better Than Sex and L’Oréal Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara. Better Than Sex retails for twice as much as the Lash Paradise. I wanted to write this review before the Better Than Sex mascara dried out. I think out of all mascaras I’ve owned, the Better […]

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This or That | Colour Correcting Primers

Hi Everyone! Today, I’m comparing two high end colour correcting primers: Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer- Adjust and Make Up For Ever Step 1 Skin Equalizer Primer- Redness Correcting Primer. I own the travel-sized Smashbox primer, but used the 1 oz price to compare it to the Make Up For Ever primer. Smashbox […]

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This or That | Liquid Liners

Hi Everyone! I can’t believe it’s already October and Canadian Thanksgiving is this weekend, where has the year gone? It feels like just yesterday everyone was getting read to go back to school, and now it’s almost midterm time for students. Let’s get started on my first post of this series. Today, I’m comparing two […]

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Dupe It Out | Makeup Remover Cloths

Hi Everyone! It’s time for another Dupe It Out! Today, I’m comparing The Original MakeUp Eraser Makeup Remover Cloth by Makeup Eraser and the Erase Your Face Cloth by Danielle Creations. Both cloths remove makeup by just adding water, no makeup remover needed! I put them both to the test and here are my findings. […]

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