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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Haul | Korean Skincare

Hi Everyone! It’s been a while since I did a haul blog post and because I’ve been on a low buy, there’s been no reason to do one. I’ve almost run out of my current cleanser (KORAI Cloud Cleanser – read my review) and my COSRX Acne Pimple Master Patches (read my review), so I […]

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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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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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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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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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