This or That | Acne Patches (COSRX vs. Rael)

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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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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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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First Impressions with Bali Body

Hi Everyone! Today, I will be doing a first impressions review on some Bali Body products that I received from the brand. It’s an Australian brand…I think I’m getting contacted by Australian brands because I follow quite a few Australian beauty accounts on IG lol. I love the pastel matte bottle for the bronzing lotion […]

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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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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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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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This or That | Lip Scrubs (elf vs. Tarte)

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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