Hydrating Lip Balms

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One of the things that I love about living in Canada are the seasons and weather-wise we really do get one extreme to another so I’m always on the hunt for a good lip balm especially once the cold weather starts. I’ve got a couple tried and true options and three newer lip balms that I’ve been testing out recently, let’s start with those! Continue reading

FabFitFun Fall Box Review

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Aaaaand I’m back! As I’ve sat down to write this post, it’s come to my attention that I haven’t posted in 24 days which is neglectful to say the least. Although maybe some of you were grateful for the break, ha! Let’s all ease back in with a review of the Fall FabFitFun box.

If FFF is new to you, it’s a subscription service box that is delivered quarterly and contains an array of seasonal items – fashion, beauty, fitness & lifestyle. I personally enjoy the boxes because: Continue reading

WOWder


There’s a new loose powder on the beauty scene….sorry WOWder not powder. It’s from Glossier and normally I wouldn’t bother with a loose powder (for many reasons) but I’ve also been enjoying so many of the brand’s products that I decided to give it a go.

You can order it with the cute pink handled brush or just the powder alone. It was tempting to get the combo set but I really don’t need any more brushes so I just went for the powder alone which sells for a very reasonable $27 CAD. I got the shade Light/Medium (it only comes in 3 options) and it blends in seamlessly with my skin. Continue reading

The Ordinary

This brand has been buzzed about so much over the last year. I have to admit that it piqued my interest but I was also skeptical about the price point. How could something so cheap be fully effective? I get the “no frills” thing and I’m a big fan of skincare just getting to the point and omitting dyes and perfumes (a la First Aid Beauty style) but this just seems almost too cheap. So I delved into testing out a few products to see what all the fuss is about. Continue reading