MAKE UP FOR EVER’s Step 1 Skin Equalizer in Radiant Peach – $43 CDN I am definitely not a primer person, let me come clean. I am however, an out and out brightening aficionado. Assign the word “brightening” on a piece of wood and I would be tempted to buy it. So, comes into the picture, MAKE UP FOR EVER’s Step 1 Skin Equalizer in Radiant Peach – meant as a brightening primer for medium to tan skin-tones and there… Read more »

  Just saying a quick hello and checking in with a not so pic heavy post. The amount of products I am hoarding and the pile that is yet to be reviewed is building up and up. So, in my attempt to quickly review and see ‘em off, I present to you, YAY OR NAY: The Dry Shampoo Edition! I earnestly believe that I am one of the best candidates to test out the dry shampoos out there as I do… Read more »

  Ciate Liquid Velvet Matte Lip Slick – Swoon, Diva & Sass Pot ($22 CDN) Liquid lipstick is my favourite trend of the moment. What’s not to love about opaque lip colour with application of a gloss? So, when I got a PR pitch from Ciate announcing their new makeup line, I couldn’t hold my excitement for the new Liquid Velvet Matte Lip Slicks; they just had me at hello! I wish I could say my excitement continued after I… Read more »

  MAKE UP FOR EVER Pro Sculpting Duo in Golden ($45 Cdn) Contouring is the new big thing; everybody and their grandma are doing it. Ok, maybe not the grannies, but for better or for worse, Kardashians have made contouring a mainstream trend. Bigger brands are soon catching on to the trend and availing us of products that make the darn job so much easier. Enter Make Up For Ever Pro Sculpting Duo in Golden; a contouring and highlighting compact which will… Read more »

First things first, I love Urban Decay’s Eyeliners; Zero 24/7 Glide-On Pencil was the first eyeliner that I ever fell in love with. Of all the things Urban Decay does right, I still believe that it does eyeliners the best. So, I bring to you today, three of UD’s finest eyeliners, all three of which I truly love!   Urban Decay Perversion 24/7 Glide-On Pencil is easily the blackest, creamiest eyeliner I own. I didn’t buy into the fuss when… Read more »

  Sephora Collection Color Lip Last – $16 CDN If you haven’t heard of these and consider yourself a lipstick lover, let me break it to you; you are missing out, big time! Often overlooked by the amazing collection of brands that Sephora houses, these are hidden gems, waiting to be unearthed. What really drew me to these lipsticks was a single swatch of the shade “Elegant in Brown” – a deep vampy shade. The formula is full of pigment… Read more »

  Annabelle Biggy Bronzer in Dark Gold ($11.95), Blushon in Rosebud ($7.95) & Lipsies in Cherry & Fruit Punch ($4.95) Let me be completely honest and let me just get straight to the point; this is the best bronzer from drugstore that I have tried. Easy to blend, full of luminous sheen and pigmented just right – this one is clearly a winner! If you are of medium-dark skin tone like me, you would know; finding a decent coloured bronzer… Read more »

  LUSH’s solid shampoos have always struck a chord with me. They do what a shampoo does, all while looking cute, giving a great bang for your buck and being good for the environment. If you have been reading the blog since its inception, you would know I have reviewed pretty much all of these. So, when LUSH released six (!) new solid shampoos to their already, pretty amazing line, I literally squealed as I read the press release! Copperhead Solid… Read more »

  MAC Amber Times Nine – $48 CDN Palettes have been all the rage for a while now and seems like MAC finally caught up with the trend and no, no one is upset about it. What is different about the “times nine” palette series is that the eyeshadows are tiny, basically, the nine eyeshadows here are equal to a typical MAC quad. So if you are someone who rarely hits pan on eyeshadow, this is exactly what you need…. Read more »

  So, 50 Shades of Grey, not exactly my idea anything respectable, really; therefore, I will refrain from speaking about how I feel about the novel and the film, neither of which found a consumer in me. I will, however, write a lot of wonderful things about the makeup collection courtesy of Make Up For Ever. Make Up For Ever Artist Shadow palette in I-514, ME-612, S-556, I-625 If you follow my blog and instagram, you would know that I am a… Read more »

Clarins Garden Escape Palette – $44 CDN   Icy pinks and pastel greens; not exactly my idea of perfection on my lids! These eyeshadows, however, begged to differ. You see, if the application is so buttery smooth, it is not difficult for ‘em eyeshadows to flatter a skin tone not exactly meant from them, at least traditionally. So, sparks flew and I fell in love with this palette. With a primer, these last pretty well through the day. And did… Read more »

As a permanent non-believer of Valentine’s Day and an abiding believer of fabulous bath stuff, the best part about Valentine’s Day is undeniably the amazing collections that come courtesy of LUSH! Full of aphrodisiacs and creative shapes, these are bound to blow your mind and steal your heart! Floating Flower Bath Bomb* – $6.95 Jasmine aficionados raise your hands and rush to your nearest LUSH store and grab this one if you still can (it’s sold out on the website!)…. Read more »

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