Nivea 2-In-1 Moisturizing Primer


  Nivea’s Claims Nivea tells me that this 2-in-1 Moisturizing Primer is a lightweight, non-greasy makeup base that will moisturize and refresh my skin. This gel-cream is supposed to absorb quickly into the skin and is enriched with vitamin E and natural lotus extract. First Impressions I can remember over a year ago watching countless…

8 Things I’m Doing To Lose My Postpartum Weight…Again


  1. Working With A Dietitian I’ve talked about this before in my post 5 Weight Loss Tips That Work!. I struggled throughout my twenties trying to lose weight on my own before finding a great dietitian who helped me lose 23 pounds in 4 months. She taught me portion control, how to keep a…

British Rose Petal-Soft Gel Toner & Camomile Sumptuous Cleansing Butter From The Body Shop


  British Rose Petal-Soft *Gel Toner – $18CAD I had seen this fancy, golden rose petal gel toner making the rounds on Instagram when it was released and it tickled my fancy from the get go. Enriched with real rose petals (which you can see floating in the gel) and aloe vera (one of my…

The $5 Lip Balm I’m Obsessed With


  Annabelle Lipsies Lip Balm in “Raspberry” and “Watermelon” I’ve been a fan of Annabelle Cosmetics since I was in my twenties. I love their pigmented eye shadow formulas and blushes, which are budget friendly when compared to other drugstore cosmetics. I haven’t seen Annabelle products in a while, so I decided to look up…

My (Late) December Ipsy Bag + First Impressions


Ofra Long Lasting Liquid Lipstick in Ipsy “Unzipped” – $17USD I’ve received a blush and an eye shadow from Ofra in previous Ipsy bags and really liked them, so it’s not surprising that this *Long Lasting Liquid Lipstick was an instant lip lover. It has the most amazing formula – goes on super smooth, dries…

The Umbra Starfish Hair Catcher = Hair-Free Drains


I ordered two Umbra Starfish Drain Covers from Amazon (here) when I was about seven months pregnant. Once baby Iva reached four months, I wasn’t able to run my fingers through my hair without several strands falling out. Since then, I’ve been leaving a trail of hair where ever I go and I tend to…

Two Fun Masks From Formula 10.0.6


Keep Your Cool Skin-Calming Gel Mask The Keep Your Cool Skin-Calming Mask is something I grabbed at Walmart based on my love of the Pores Be Pure Mud Mask. Keep Your Cool is supposed to “instantly” reduce the appearance of blemishes and contains fine green and gold corrective pigments to mask redness and boost radiance….

e.l.f. Cosmetics Haul + First Impressions


e.l.f. Cosmetics Highlighting Studio Blush in “Berry Merry” While I have quite a few pink or coral blushes in my collection, it’s been a while since I’ve had a nice mauve blush for the fall/winter months. “Berry Merry” is just the mauve shade I was looking for. With gold flecks speckled throughout (that don’t show…

Personalized Keepsake Ornaments


I was shopping around on Etsy last Sunday and found a calligrapher based in Toronto that hand letters  ornaments. There are many colours and options to choose from, but I decided to buy two of these gold, sparkly balls for Adora and Iva with their name and year of their first Christmas. The ornaments retail…

3 Budget Bronzers For Pale Skin


For any pale girls looking to try out the much more expensive Benefit Hoola Lite Bronzer, I reviewed and swatched it here and was super disappointed. It looks like a beautiful light taupe in the box, but looks like a pale orange on my skin.   . . Honey Bronze Bronzing Powder #3 by The Body…