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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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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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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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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November 2018 Product Empties

Hi Everyone! Here are last month’s product empties: Amika Nourishing Mask – I got this on Amazon, so this is the old packaging. The new one looks pretty much the same (design-wise), but the font is a bit bigger. This mask made my hair smooth and shiny. Repurchase? Maybe. I did really enjoy it, but […]

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Revisiting My 2017 Favourites | Part 1

Hi Everyone! Last year, I was tagged in a Best of 2017 Challenge by @rubiredlipstick to join her and @crystalsmakeup. Today, I’m going to be revisiting my picks from last year. Over the last year, I’ve tested and reviewed a lot of makeup. Like I said last year, it’s hard to choose favourites from each category […]

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October 2018 Product Empties

Hi Everyone! Happy Hallowe’en! Here are this month’s product empties. Dove Advanced Hair Series Regenerative Nourishment Serum-in-Oil (read my review) – I don’t do a lot of things to my hair, so it’s in pretty good shape. I don’t think I really need a hair oil, but I think every now and then I’d use […]

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October 2018 Faves

Hi Everyone! Here are October’s favourites! I’ve also added some non-beauty faves at the bottom of the post. Keep reading to find out what I’ve been enjoying this month 🙂 I have been absolutely LOOOOVING the Tarte Amazonian Clay Full Coverage Airbrush Foundation (I use the shade Light-Neutral). I’ve used it several times now and […]

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Review | Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer

Hi Everyone! Today’s review is on the Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer! I bought this because it’s one of Tati’s favourite primers. When it comes to flawless looking makeup, I can always rely on Tati’s recommendations. I love getting recommendations from Beauty YouTubers. They try so many different products and brands, so if they have a […]

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September 2018 Product Empties

Hi Everyone! As you can see from the basket of empties, I have quite a few this month. So, let’s not waste any time and get started on the mini reviews! Smashbox Photo Finish Reduce Redness Primer (read my review)- I got a small tube of this and I did not like it at all. […]

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July 2018 Faves

Hi Everyone! I’ve decided that I will be adding other things to my monthly favourites posts; I’ll add food/drinks, clothing and entertainment! Here are this month’s beauty faves: The BCL Spa Sugar Scrub Lavender + Mint and BCL Spa Dead Sea Salt Soak Lavender + Mint are amazing. Both have made my skin feel so soft and […]

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Beauty Products | Save or Splurge?

Hi Everyone! If you’ve been reading my recent posts, you’ll know I’ve been doing inventory of my beauty products. Check out the recent posts below! Primers & Foundations | Bronzers | Blushes | Mascaras | Highlighters Makeup Goals: A Streamlined Collection I’ve decided to compile a list of what beauty products I personally plan to […]

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Makeup Goals | A Streamlined Makeup Collection

Hi Everyone! When I was doing my mid-year makeup inventory, I realized just how much makeup I had. It’s kind of ridiculous how much makeup I’ve accumulated in the past two years. 2016 was when I got more into makeup and it was only last year that started buying products like highlighter and bronzer. I […]

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Review | Sonia Roselli Water Balm

Hi Everyone! I was asked to review the Sonia Roselli Water Balm by the hair stylist & makeup artist who did my sister’s and my makeup (for my sister’s Toronto Wedding Reception). Vicki from vlmakeup (check out her website and Instagram) wanted to know how the product worked on my skin type. I have acne […]

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My Makeup Picks | July 8, 2018

Hi Everyone! Today’s simple, ‘no makeup’ makeup with some of my faves. Make Up For Ever Step 1 Skin Equalizer Primer (Smoothing) Maybelline Fit Me Shine-Free + Balance Stick Foundation in 130 Buff Beige → REVIEW Colourpop No Filter Concealer in Light 20 Innisfree No Sebum Mineral Powder Physician’s Formula Murumuru Butter Butter Bronzer in […]

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2018 Mid-Year Makeup Inventory | Primers & Foundations

Hi Everyone! I thought I would do a mid-year makeup inventory on some of my makeup. Today, I will be doing an inventory on Primers & Foundations. Check out my other posts: Bronzers | Mascaras | Blushes | Highlighters I’ve decided not to do eyeliners because they’re all more or less the same shades (nude, black, […]

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Review | Nude by Nature Perfecting Primer

Hi Everyone! I was sent a complimentary tube of the Nude by Nature Perfecting Primer from Chick Advisor. I thought it’d be a good idea to review it on the blog too since the brand is new to Canada. A full-size bottle retails for $32 CAD (the one Chick Advisor sent is half the size […]

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My Makeup Picks | May 5, 2018

Hi Everyone! So, I guess this is the start of a new series on the blog. It’s also a way that I can post more frequently on my blog. The products won’t necessarily be in exact order of how I used them, but pretty close. I will start with primer(s), foundation, concealer(s), blush, contour/highlight, powder/setting […]

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Review | Coastal Scents Eclipse Palette

Hi Everyone! Back when I bought the Winterberry Palette from Coastal Scents (read my full review), I also bought the Eclipse Palette (a cream concealer palette). It comes with fifteen shades: white/silver, mint green, pale yellow, lavender, and 11 skin-coloured shades (pale to dark). Eclipse Palette | $9.95 USD (sale price: $4.95) We’ve got you […]

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