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Beauty Favourites

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…

(Belated) Beauty Favourites


The Ordinary Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution, 240mL It took me forever to get my hands on this popular toner since it was out of stock at The Ordinary a few months ago. Was it worth the wait? I think so. It’s made with Tasmanian Pepperberry to reduce skin irritation, as well as aloe vera, ginseng…

Beauty Loves + Regrets Right Now

· Some of the greats and the not so greats in my beauty drawer. ·


 e.l.f. Illuminating Palette I reviewed this palette in detail here. It’s supposed to bring a soft glow to your face, but I found it had no more glow than a banana. The lightest shade has a bit of shimmer to it, but the remaining 3 shades are duds for me. Just seeing it in my vanity drawer…

A Few Beauty Favourites

· A few beauty items I'm currently using on the regular. ·


Don’t worry – these items are all affordable, since I know you are all in the middle of your holiday shopping! Physician’s Formula Mineral Glow Pearls Highlighter – “Translucent Pearl” I loved the formula of the Light Bronze highlighter from this line, so I couldn’t resist picking up the Translucent Pearl when it went on…

October Beauty Picks

· Read my quick reviews of my 5 beauty favourites for October! ·


We’re coming to the end of October and I have a few beauty items that I wanted to share. I know everyone will be gearing up for Christmas shopping soon, so these items are sure to keep you gorgeous without breaking the bank! Enjoy beauty and travel? Check out Henna’s 5 beauty faves for October at The Travelaboratory and…

My 5 Favourite Beauty Vloggers

· Looking for makeup tutorials? Product reviews? Beauty inspiration? Check out my favourites on YouTube. ·


      1. Kathleen Lights I found Kathleen Lights‘ channel earlier this year and embarked on a few binge watching sessions shortly thereafter. This gorgeous 24-year old self-proclaimed beauty lover has nabbed over 2.6 million YouTube subscribers with her infectious personality and honest beauty reviews. She is so much fun to watch! I think I could listen to…

September Beauty Faves

· Check out the drugstore beauty picks I'm currently crushing on! ·


I feel like I’ve come across so many beauty duds in the past that I have to celebrate when I find a product that actually does what it promises. A few drugstore items that I’m currently crushing on are…. Milani Rose Powder Blush I did the dance of joy last week because I found out…

Fall Drugstore Lip Picks (and a few dark lip tips too!)

· Fall is coming - are your lips ready? ·


The summer is finally over and to say I’m ecstatic about the coming fall would be an understatement. Fall is my favourite season for fashion and makeup looks because (a) I love turtlenecks and (b) makeup colours get serious. I love a good statement lip and fall is the perfect season to bring out the deep reds,…