This or That | Acne Patches (COSRX vs. Rael)

Hi Everyone! I’ve tried out the Rael Hydrocolloid Acne Pimple Healing Patch and compared it to my beloved COSRX Acne Pimple Master Patches (read my review) and here are my thoughts: COSRX The thin clear hydrocolloid patch feels similar to a hydrogel sheet mask in texture, adhering your skin strongly. It’ll stay on through showering […]

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This or That | Cleansing Balms (Banila Co. vs. Heimish)

Hi Everyone! Today, I’m comparing two Korean cleansing balms: Banila Co. Clean It Zero (Original) and Heimish All Clean Balm. I’ve previously compared the Clinique Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm and the Pixi Nourishing Cleansing Balm (read my review). Banila Co. Clean It Zero Original This sherbet-textured cleansing balm melts onto your skin to […]

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Men’s vs. Women’s Tweezers | Is There Actually A Difference?

Hi Everyone! I was watching a Kathleen Lights video and she said the best tweezers are the Silver Revlon Quilted Slanted Tip ones. I’ve found that cheaper brands like Revlon and Sally Hansen have performed better than Tweezerman. So, I was at the drugstore and I saw the Revlon’s Men’s Tweezers on sale for about […]

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This or That | Brow Pencils (Benefit vs. Lancôme)

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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This or That | Lip Scrubs (elf vs. Tarte)

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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This or That | Brow Gels (Benefit vs. Dior)

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 (CoverGirl vs. Maybelline)

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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This or That | Body Scrubs (BCL Spa vs. The Body Shop)

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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This Or That | Lip Scrubs (elf vs. Milani)

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 (COSRX vs. Nexcare)

Hi Everyone! Today, I’m comparing Acne patches! COSRX vs. Nexcare! I love the COSRX patches (read my review) and I thought that I should try another brand to see if they all perform the same. Check out my other This or That post comparing the COSRX and Rael patches! There are different types of acne […]

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This or That | Cream Eye Shadows (Maybelline vs. Revlon)

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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This or That | Cleansing Balms (Clinique vs. Pixi)

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. I’ve also written a new post comparing Korean cleansing balms (read my […]

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This or That | Peeling Gels (Soo’Ae vs. The Face Shop)

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 (Pixi vs. Tarte)

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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This or That | Stick Foundations (Bobbi Brown vs. Maybelline)

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 | Oval Makeup Brushes (iBeauty vs. Simple Glam Girls)

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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This or That | Colour Correcting Primers (Make Up For Ever vs. Smashbox)

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 (Maybelline vs. Milani)

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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