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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…

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….

4 Lightweight Moisturizers In My Skin Care Rotation


Vitamin E Aqua Boost Sorbet from The Body Shop I purchased this moisturizer because a) I love vitamin E and b) I was hoping it would have the same mousse-like texture as Caudalie’s Vinosource Moisturizing Sorbet, which I love. Unfortunately, the Aqua Boost Sorbet is actually a gel moisturizer, but since I have a gel…

(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…

November Ipsy Bag + First Impressions


   Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask (teeny tiny size) – $24CAD (full size) I’ve heard great things about Laneige and they’ve been on my list of must-try brands for a while now. So it goes without saying that I was jazzed to give this Lip Sleeping Mask a whirl. It’s made with “moisture wrap technology” – …

Vichy Skin Care Haul + Review


Vichy Nutrilogie Night Moisturizer for Dry Skin, 50mL – $39.95CAD When I made this Vichy order a couple months ago, my skin was pretty parched and dry, so I was looking for an intensive moisturizer to keep it hydrated. Vichy claims its Nutrilogie Night cream is a nourishing cream for dry to very dry skin…

4 Skin Care Gadgets I Haven’t Been Using (But Probably Should)


LightStim Mini for Wrinkles The LightStim Mini for wrinkles is definitely my most interesting skin care tool. I bought it a couple years ago after hearing about the skin care benefits I could get from it. I’m not someone that believes in botox or facelifts, so the non-invasive anti-aging promises of the LightStim sounded right…

Skin Care Empties + Mini Reviews


Avon Silicone Glove Hand Cream – $6CAD Loved the feel of this cream! The silicone in the cream is supposed to act as a barrier to irritants that can dry out skin to help your hands retain moisture all day. It instantly made my hands feel soft, not greasy and even my dry cuticles looked miraculously…

Kalleis: Luxury Skin Care Made In Italy


I was kindly contacted by Cosmo Chic Boutique, an online retailer of Kalleis skin care, to see if I would like to sample and review several products from the brand. After reading up on Kalleis and its values, I found it was an offer I couldn’t refuse. I selected three items from the range that…

October Ipsy Bag + Mini Reviews


Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil “Perversion” – $24CDN When Urban Decay named this pencil glide-on, they weren’t playing no games! This super-black eye pencil glides so easily along the lid that I made a huge mess with it in mere seconds. Definitely perfect for a sexy smoky eye, I recommend applying this liner before drinking an…