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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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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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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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 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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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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November 2018 Faves

Hi Everyone! We’re starting this month with something a little different from my usual favourites. I think everyone is always on a quest to make their skin look healthy. Last year, I took spin classes for two weeks with my friends and I was drinking a lot of water then. My skin was probably the […]

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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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Reviewing My 2017 Beauty Expenses

Hi Everyone! Today, I’m going to be taking a look at my expenses from last year. So, it’s going to get a little analytical and I have pie charts!! Earlier THIS year, I went through my receipts and I started an Excel spreadsheet to keep track of my beauty purchases. As you may have read […]

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First Impressions with Saturday Skin

Hi Everyone! Today, I am reviewing a few Saturday Skin products that I purchased during the Sephora sale. I got the No Bad Days kit ($48 CAD) that includes 4 travel-sized products: Daily Dew Hydrating Essence Mist Wide Awake Brightening Eye Cream Featherweight Daily Moisturizing Cream Rub-A-Dub Refining Peel Gel I’ve seen this brand on […]

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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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My Skincare Rotation

Hi Everyone! I thought I would do a post to show you what’s on rotation for my everyday skincare. The skincare products I use are pretty basic. I don’t use a lot of acids because I know that some don’t pair well together and it’s easier for me to just not use too many. I […]

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First Impressions with Neutrogena Hydro Boost

Hi Everyone! I’ve been seeing the Neutrogena Hydro Boost products on Instagram and heard so many good reviews, I had to try something. I was kind of surprised how expensive they were for drugstore. A lot of drugstore products are bumping up their quality, but that also means their prices go up too. Hydro Boost […]

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Sephora VIB Rouge Haul

Hi Everyone! I picked up some things from the Sephora Beauty Insider Appreciation Sale, mostly skincare because I’m working on finishing products I have in my current collection. I have so many products in my LOVES list that it was hard to refrain from buying more things. I only bought products I need to replace […]

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YouTubers Made Me Buy It

Hi Everyone! Have you ever watched a beauty YouTuber review a product and they rave about it so you have to go buy it too? Or read a beauty blogger and saw swatches of the prettiest highlighter that you had to get? Well, there have been quite a lot of products that I’ve purchased over […]

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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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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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