So, I guess I am back from my blogging hiatus and yes, I have a backlog of products to be reviewed. So, I am starting a new “feature” of flash reviews of various products. This time it would be Fresh skin-care. Fresh is a brand which has always intrigued me – they usually have a new spin on ancient ingredients, with beauty recipes from across the world. Who would not be in? Let’s roll! Fresh Lotus Eye Gel ($56 CAN)… Read more »

    Quite a few moons ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Kabuki, a world renowned Make Up Artist with help from Make Up For Ever Canada. The eyeshadows were recently launched then and the trio featured here was picked up by Kabuki, especially for yours truly. The idea was to go full on smokey and he could not have picked better colours to suit my brown eyes and olive skin. A mix of black-gold (ME 624), khaki green… Read more »

So, I guess I have a LUSH bath bomb addiction and it can not be contained and therefore, must be shared. I am battling, for what is, the worst winter of my life thus far and truth be told, it sucks. My way of combat is spending a good hour in the gym, followed by a nice, long soothing bathe, which has been bombed by LUSH Bath Bombs. I like to buy in bulk and use as my discretion, whenever… Read more »

  MAC Taupe Lipstick – CA $19 So, I have quite a brown lipstick complex – hey, I am a 90’s kid. Judge me all you want, but I have always thought it was kind of beneath me, for the lack of better words. But then I met MAC Taupe Lipstick and all was changed for the better. Brown lips are not a full on trend as of yet, but something tells me 90’s are about to make a comeback… Read more »

As the title suggests, this is a travel themed makeup look. Revlon gave me an opportunity to escape to Stockholm with their new launches, and I readily accepted – I have always been a bit of a travel freak, you know! I was provided with a bunch of amazing new products to come up with a look and this is what I came up with! For eyes, it was the new Revlon ColorStay Shadowlinks in Onyx, as an all over… Read more »

  Make Up For Ever Artist Palette (LE) – $48 CAN Another day, another eyeshadow palette, but a great one at that. Make Up For Ever recently relaunched their eyeshadows with a “gel” formula, honestly, in terms of texture its just powder, but I’ll go with it. Anyhow, this is a fantastic way to test out the much lauded Make Up For Ever’s newest eyeshadow launches for much less; a single eyeshadow retails for $24 CAN, so you get to… Read more »

  In case you are wondering, what’s with the “update”, you may want to refer to this article. Anyhow, the skinny is that my shopping experience with Indian Roots has been a far cry from perfect; in fact, I have never had such a poor experience with an online shopping channel and as did many of you. I did realize that Indian Roots was a very new business and from what I reckon,  these past few months have been a… Read more »

  Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette – $64 CAN  A 12 eyeshadow  ensemble palette with a rose hued theme. The eyeshadows mostly range from pinks of all shades and finishes and a few taupes and a single black shade with reddish glitter.  Overall, an encompassing palette with shades of pink, which works fine for olive skin tone like mine. I think this is one and done for all the possible pink hued eyeshadows I could possibly need. The eyeshadows are… Read more »

  Sephora Collection The Painter: Airbrush Sponge / $15 CAN So, the Beauty Blender, really did begin a trend of sort, now didn’t it? There has been a surge of numerous different makeup sponges in all sorts of colours popping up left, right and centre.  Sephora is not going to leave this party unattended, by any means. This one, as the name suggests, is the airbrush sponge, meant to give a flawless finish to your foundation and whatever liquids you… Read more »

  African Paradise Body Conditioner* ($39.95) Dreaming of Africa? Urges to travel so strong, that it is impossible to wait? No problem, take a sensual trip to Africa right away with LUSH’s newest offering! Made with finest of ingredients courtesy of Africa, which include  shea butter, moringa oil, aloe gel, with a spicy kick of clove bud oil and sandalwood oil. If you are not yet drooling already, wait till you take this bad boy to the shower. Body conditioners… Read more »

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