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

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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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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December 2018 Product Empties

Hi Everyone! This is my last post of 2018! I wish everyone a safe and Happy New Year’s Eve!! I only finished a handful of products this month: Aussie Hair Insurance Heat Protecting Shine Spray – I don’t even know how long ago I bought this, but I finally finished it! I thought it smelled […]

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December 2018 Faves

Hi Everyone! I can’t believe it’s time for my monthly faves again! ANNND, it’s the last one of the year! I could’ve sworn that I chose the @narsissist Soft Matte Complete Concealer as a previous feature friday…I checked and I haven’t, so here we are! I am in loooove with this concealer. It blends beautifully […]

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2018 | A Year in Review

Hi Everyone! I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas with family and/or friends! Are you doing any Boxing Day shopping today? I’m definitely not in the mood to fight the crowds this year, but I might check out the sales online (no makeup though). I might replenish my Tula products if there’s a good sale […]

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My New Beauty Budget

Hi Everyone! Today, I’m going to share with you my new beauty budget for 2019 that I’ve calculated for myself. After reviewing my 2017 and 2018 beauty expenses, I’ve spent about the same amount each year. I’m going to aim for $1800 for beauty expenses for 2019. If I get to the end of the […]

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Review | Maybelline Lash Sensational Full Fan Effect Mascara

Hi Everyone! Today, I’m reviewing another mascara! The Maybelline Lash Sensational Full Fan Effect Mascara. I decided to pick it up because I’ve seen so many amazing reviews and I heard that Meghan Markle uses the Luscious one from the Lash Sensational collection (that will be next on my list). It separates lashes really well […]

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Reviewing My 2018 Beauty Expenses

Hi Everyone! Today, I will be reviewing my 2018 beauty expenses. Last month, I reviewed my 2017 expenses and it was eye-opening. I was originally going to post this later in the month (closer to the new year), but I think I’ve spent enough money on makeup and skincare this year and I have all […]

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My Makeup Picks | December 5, 2018

Hi Everyone! This is a bit later than I usually post (I try to post these a day or two after), but here are my makeup picks from last week. Make Up For Ever Step 1 Equalizer Primer (Nourishing) Dior BACKSTAGE Face & Body Foundation in 2N → REVIEW Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark […]

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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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Haul | 2018 Black Friday Purchases

Hi Everyone! I did a bit of spending on Friday and Saturday. I bought quite a few things, but none were huge purchases (didn’t buy a coat or TV or something). Here’s what I purchased during the Black Friday Sale! Tarte Maracuja Oil (supersize) – purchased online I love the Maracuja Oil, and it’s much […]

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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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