This or That | Acne Patches: Part 2

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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First Impressions with LKins SkinCare

Hi Everyone! I was contacted by Eileen from LKins SkinCare and very generously sent three products to review. After purchasing products from local stores and buying the most expensive products from high end department stores she wanted to create her own set of products that she would be proud to use and that would leave […]

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This or That | Cleansing Balms: Part 2

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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REVIEW | Oceà Natural Skincare Ocean Mineral Complex Masque

Hi Everyone! Today, I have a review for a clay masque. I was generously sent the Ocean Mineral Complex Masque by Oceà Natural Skincare. At Oceà we have one very simple goal: to shift the skin care industry to natural, safe, and effective ingredients that eliminate the need for harsh chemicals. The masque comes in […]

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Dupe It Out | Facial Cotton Pads

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 No Pong All Natural Deodorant

Hi Everyone! I was sent two deodorants from No Pong, an Australian brand. Here’s a little info from the website: “pong” is an Australian/British term for an extremely strong, unpleasant smell.  No Pong is an extremely effective, All Natural Deodorant Made from delicious, all natural ingredients, blended together to create a ridiculously effective, sweat resistant, […]

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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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Review | Ariul Beauty Mood Maker Masks & Mists

Hi Everyone! I received some products from KOODING.com by Ariul Beauty. Today, I will be reviewing the Mood Maker products! They generously sent me the Chic, Glam and Cute sheet masks and mists. All Ariul products, the Mood Maker Mist is formulated without artificial coloring, mineral oil, benzophenone, talc, or sulfates. They have different ‘moods’ […]

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First Impressions with KORAI Skincare

Hi Everyone! I’m back with another review! I was generously sent two products from a new skincare brand called KORAI. It’s a Canadian brand that sells on Etsy. They currently sell the Cloud Cleanser and Amber Oil which are the two products I received. Spoiler Alert: both products are awesome! Amber Oil Nourishing, fragrance-free, and […]

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First Impressions with Joanna Vargas Exfoliating Mask

Hi Everyone! Today, I’m doing a first impressions review with Joanna Vargas’ Exfoliating Mask. I was sent this for review and here are my thoughts: An enzymatic exfoliating mask that sweeps skin clean for brilliance and glow. Apply a thin layer to cleansed and dampened skin. Scrub gently for one minute or leave on as […]

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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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First Impressions with Selfkaire

Hi Everyone! So, I was gifted this really cool new facial massager. It’s made of surgical grade steel and it’s unlike any facial massager I’ve seen. I’ve been using the Selfkaire tool for about a month and I really enjoy using it. I’ve mostly been using it on my face since I have an ice […]

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This or That | Lip Scrubs: Part 2

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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First Impressions with TULA Skincare

Hi Everyone! Today, I’m reviewing products that I ordered from TULA skincare. I had been seeing TULA products all over Instagram and wanted to give them a try. The products are cruelty-free and they are formulated with probiotics. Now, I’m not a scientist and all I really know about probiotics is that it’s sometimes in […]

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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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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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First Impressions with Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask

Hi Everyone! Today, I’m doing a first impressions review of the Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask. I got a sample of the very popular Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask. I have been seeing it everywhere on IG. Lip Sleeping Mask has a softening balm texture that closely adheres to lips for quick absorption. Enriched with vitamin C […]

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First Impressions with Monat Premium Haircare Samples

Hi Everyone! OMG! Christmas is less than two weeks away! Have you finished your Christmas shopping? I have not, but I’m going shopping tomorrow! On Instagram, I was contacted by a lovely lady named Pina who sent me some hair samples from Monat. I had never heard of Monat before she contacted me. It’s a […]

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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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