Review | Freon Collective Reusable Cotton Rounds

Hi Everyone! Thank you to Freon Collective for these reusable 100% organic cotton rounds! I wanted to find a more eco-friendly alternative to cotton rounds like the Shiseido and Quo ones because let’s face it, those aren’t cheap! Having reusable cotton rounds will be so much more affordable and eco-friendly. These 100% organic cotton rounds […]

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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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Maybelline | My Hits & Misses

Hi Everyone! So, here are my Hits and Misses from Maybelline. I’ve written two other Hits & Misses posts so far, check them out: Nude by Nature | Bobbi Brown Surprisingly, I have’t tried a whole bunch of products from Maybelline even though it’s an affordable drugstore brand. I think I have a lot of […]

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March 2019 Product Empties

Hi Everyone! I finished quite a few things this month (including some products from my Project Pan) and also retired a few eye/brow products. Keep reading to see what I would repurchase! Tula Hydrating Day & Night Cream (travel size) – This is a great cream. It doesn’t feel oily or too heavy. I used […]

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Dupe It Out | Facial Cotton Pads (Quo vs. Shiseido)

Hi Everyone! Today, I’m comparing two facial cotton pads: Shiseido’s cult fave vs. Quo Luxury Facial Cotton Pads (the dupe). Quo is the brand by Shoppers Drug Mart in Canada. So, I’ve tested these two different facial cottons and love both of them. Both come with 165 cottons and based on the look of the […]

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First Impressions with Rodan + Fields Samples

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 Beauty

Hi Everyone! Giorgio Armani Beauty 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 […]

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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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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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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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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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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 (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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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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My Beauty Faves of 2018

Hi Everyone! HAPPY NEW YEAR! It’s my first post of 2019!!! From now on, I will be posting on Tuesdays & Fridays. Posting Mon-Wed-Fri was getting to be too much for me, so I think cutting down to twice a week will be okay for now. Here are 19 beauty faves that I will definitely […]

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