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Friday, December 29, 2017

Pearlesque Box | January 2018 Honua Hawaiian Skincare

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It feels a bit odd typing 2018, but it's a mere days way. Another year over, but just maybe, yours was filled with great skincare? Not to be all 'in your face-y' but mine was, partly thanks to Pearlesque Box.

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Ringing in a Glam new Year | Hard Candy NYE 2018

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A happiest of holidays, blog fans! I hope everyone has been enjoying the season. I've been cuddled up with books and chocolate (jolabokaflod style) but my quiet days will soon end as the frivolities of New Years are on their way. As I've said about the holidays in general, it's the season to ramp up glitter adornment. But, if there ever was an evening to really imbibe in the glitzy stuff, it's New Years. Hard Candy is all about shimmer, glitter, metallics, and just about anything shiny, making them a perfect go-to should you need more glam in your makeup game.

Friday, December 22, 2017

Gifting Gone Cute | The Body Shop Holiday 2017

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I know, it's down to the wire, but just in case you still need a bit of shopping inspiration, I've got some super adorable giftables from The Body Shop. A heaping box of goodies arrived Tuesday and I found myself saying "awww!" or "it's so cute!" to just about everything I discovered. Even better than the selection, is the fact that TBS offers something for literally every price point.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Palette Play | Quo Holiday 2017

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The 'big day' is so close, but I keep finding holiday items at my door and in my mail box. To say there is little time to waste is an understatement, so let's get right into it. Quo is ringing in the holidays with a huge offering of holiday products. Like, so many I'll be featuring more on my Instagram to keep this from being too behemoth a post. Anyway, they're offering gift sets of all sizes including a few palettes worthy of space under the tree.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Holiday Lip Lovin' | eos for Everyone

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Can you truly ever have too much lip balm? I don't know that you can. Even when I think I'm at my max, one more always seems like a good idea. I'd like to think everyone else has my sensibilities when it comes to balm too. I mean, everyone has lips and nobody wants dry ones, so it just works, right? Anyway, I say a little lip balm makes a great stocking stuffer or add on to another gift. eos just happens to have some delicious options for the holidays (think vanilla bean, peppermint mocha, pumpkin spice...)

Friday, December 15, 2017

Glam Celebration | Lise Watier Holiday 2017 Collection

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There has been a lot of glitter talk around these parts the past few days and I've got to say there is going to be a little bit more. Although, it does take on a different form with the limited edition Glam Celebration Collection from Lise Watier, with glittering packaging (that is oh-so enticing) and the most stunning metallic pigments. Add a selection of gorgeous red lipsticks and a smokey palette and it's holiday glitz gone sophisticated in the best ways.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Sparkle & Shine | Too Faced Glitter Bomb Prismatic Glitter Eyeshadow Palette

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G-L-I-T-T-E-R! I think it's more than obvious what the theme of the day is. Glitter! Sorry. But, I am quite pleased to talk about the sparkly stuff. You see, all year I've been thinking I need more glitter in my makeup arsenal. The thing is, I've been unable to decide what format is best- pressed, loose, cream, gel, liquid- the options seem endless and there are so many indie brands doing incredible things with glitters. That is why I was so interested in seeing just how well the Too Faced Glitter Bomb Prismatic Glitter Eyeshadow Palette could do the job. Since it's the season for glitter, let's take a peek...

Monday, December 11, 2017

Holiday Glitz on a Budget | Hard Candy Holiday 2017

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If there is only one season of the year where one can fully immerse themselves in glitter, it has to be the holidays. A little glitter injection never hurts a celebration, right? Hard Candy is all about that shimmery life, but also believe you can achieve that glittery perfection without spending a ton. As such, they have a quite a few glitzy options in their large array of holiday offerings...

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Gimme Some Sugar | Fresh Sugar Holiday 2017 Gift Sets

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I don't know... Does it feel like the holiday season to you? I've spent the day immersed in a bunch of holiday launches (SO many great posts in the works!) but it just doesn't feel like the season is really here yet. I was shopping a few days ago, and the holiday music just seemed so out of place. I mean, I'm not really fan of it to begin with (no, I'm not a total Scrooge) but I digress. Fresh (their Sugar range specifically) is ringing in the season with some very adorable, limited edition, lip sets that make for great additions to any stocking or gift.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

A Little L'Occy for All | L'Occitane Holiday 2017

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Gift giving can be precarious at times. Sometimes you need to scour hidden corners of the oddest little shop to find the perfect gift, yet other times it's as easy as finding the right pre-made gift set. L'Occitane happens to excel in the gift set arena. They have something for every budget and just about every kind of skincare lover on your list. Oh, and a pretty awesome advent calendar...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Pearlesque Box | December 2017 SkinOwl

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It's kind of hard to believe, but 2017 is almost over. The December Pearlesque Box featuring SkinOwl wraps up the year quite nicely, and I may add, makes an excellent gift for any skincare lovers (especially luxury facial oil fans...)

Monday, November 27, 2017

The Holiday Splurge | Cle de Peau Beauté Nuit de Chine Collection Eye Colour Pencils

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I enjoy a lively debate from time to time (it's a moment where a know-it-all can really shine.) One I've found myself in more than once is the age old question of is it acceptable to gift yourself a little something at this time of year. I always fall on the yes side. A little something-something for yourself is no biggie, especially if it's something you know you'll never be gifted. As much as I love beauty, I tend not to receive beauty related gifts, which leaves me to my own devices. If you're looking for a little splurge for yourself (or a special someone on your list, of course) The Cle de Peau Nuit de Chine  Collection Eye Colour Pencils fit the bill. 

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Oh, Canada! | Pixi Beauty at Shoppers Drug Mart

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Canada is a great place to call home, but (you knew there was a but right?) not everything is accessible here. I know, we live in an internet age, where a few clicks can get you just about anything. Sure, if you live in the USA. There is a magical line between the US and Canada that makes shipping things here either impossible or outrageously expensive. Things like Pixi Beauty. Luckily, beauty fans don't have to scour the internet for their Pixi fix as the brand is now available at Shoppers Drug Mart! Exciting times, right?!

Friday, November 17, 2017

Spray & Set | Too Faced Hangover RX 3-in-1 Spray & Born this Way Ethereal Setting Powder

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Happy Friday! I happen to have BIG weekend plans... Me, my couch, and season five of Wentworth on Netflix. It's going to be amazing. But, before that, we've got a little Too Faced duo to chat up. Ready? You know what to do...

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Mary Kay Gel Semi-Shine Lipstick

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It's a lipstick kind of day, which is great because Mary Kay is at it again with a new range of gorgeous hues. last year, we saw the introduction of their Gel Semi-Mattes (these ones) so it only makes sense that they've created a Gel Semi-Shine version for us to covet. With twelve cream and shimmer finish options, there is something for every lip lover.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The Fast Five | High End Hair with Joico & Shu Uemura

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There is something to be said for good hair days. I recently re-vamped my hair colour (a mermaid-y blue-teal blend) and the change has definitely put some va-va-voom into my overall sense of self. No matter how you like your hair (myself? Messy curls with a lot of volume and texture) when it looks good, you can't help but feel good. The hard part, for me anyway, as I am not very skilled in the hair department, is getting it to that sweet spot. I've got your back though (but you knew that) with five products that make perfect hair so much easier to come by.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Take it Off | Vichy Pureté Thermale Makeup Removing Micellar Wipes

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I've been a bad blogger lately... I start each week with the intention of at least four posts going up (five if I'm really on the ball) but life with Bertie is... Let's just say I forgot how crazy kittens can be. Today we were meant to be chatting a few high-end hair products, but Little Miss (aka the kitten) was in a mood and there was no way I was going to get a full set of photos done. So, we're catting skincare instead. It's actually a great sub in as the new Vichy Pureté Thermale Makeup Removing Micellar Wipes are pretty fantastic.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Essie Wild Nudes

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Happy (wait, what day is it...) Thursday! Thursday sounds like it could be a great day for a little Essie, no? Sure it does. Can you tell I have absolutely no kind of intro for this blog post? Anyway, the Essie Wild Nudes Collection more than makes up for my uninspired introduction.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Too Faced Melted Latex Liquified High Shine Lipstick

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Little known fact about me, I love scary movies. Thing is, I really don't get scared anymore. At least, not by the typical horror fare. What does give me major creeps? Latex masks. Those fetish masks where your face is completely covered leave me feeling incredibly uneasy. Add gas masks (especially the old-timey style) and those invisible/black out masks and I'm out. Oh, and the Blue Man Group *shudders* those guys don't sit well with me either. Anyway, where was this going? Latex. Too Faced doesn't seem to have any phobias surrounding the glossy stuff, and has aptly named their newest Melted offering after it.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Mark Mod Collection | Eau de Toilette & Mod Pop Palette

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What's black and white and red all over? Okay, red accents? The new 60's inspired Mark Mod Collection! Dressed in graphic black and white the collection is instantly striking, but is it worth the space in your beauty stash? Read on to find out...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Stila One Step Illuminate Skin Tone Illuminating Primer

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Primer can be a polarizing topic, depending on the beauty fan. I'm neither a hater or a lover, but I do appreciate the promise of a smoother, more perfected base for makeup. Who isn't, right? On the constant quest to find the 'one', I added Stila One Step Illuminate Skin Tone Illuminating Primer to my makeup routine. Did it wok wonders? Read on to find out...

Friday, October 27, 2017

Be Fun, Daring & Romantic | Avon BE Fragrance Collection

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In my preparations of this post, I found myself thinking back to all of the scents I've worn in my life. Mainly, the scents I wore in my younger years. It's amazing how scent can take you back to a certain time or place, or in the case of the Avon BE Fragrance Collection, set a mood. 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

The Fast Five | Make Up For Ever Edition

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I've learned kittens (or at least mine) don't care what you're trying to do, as long as they get what they want. I've spent the last half hour trying to set this little blog post up while cradling a very sleep bundle of fur. Easier typed (especially since I'm still holding her) than done. I know, you're thinking why don't I just put her down. You're funny; I tired. She just crawls back up. So with that, I say take any typos as kitten-related incidents and just enjoy the a few new Make Up For Ever goodies. Ready? You know what to do...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Pearlesque Box | November 2017 Niu Body

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You know what the end of the month means... A new Pearlesque Box! The November box is especially interesting, at least I think, as it features a relatively new brand, Niu Body. What makes Niu Body a bit different from the heard of natural, organic-type brands is that they believe in great quality without inflated prices. Sounds promising right? Read on for a closer look at what 's in the box...

Friday, October 20, 2017

From Farm to Bath | Farmhouse Fresh Gourmet Milk Soaps

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No, your eyes have not deceived you. The Farmhouse Fresh goodies up for discussion today most certainly look more like something you'd pop on a cracker than the bath, but they are indeed soap. Their cheese like appearance was no accident though. You'll have to read on for more info as to why...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

A Very Kitty Christmas | Paul & Joe Beauté Holiday 2017

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Are you trying to be a more organized, productive human? If you answered yes, I have the best tip you'll ever hear: don't get a kitten. As you may know, I got a cute little calico kitten (non-dilute this time) a month or so ago. Is she absolutely adorable?  You bet. Is she complete chaos almost every minute she's awake? You double bet. I've had a few cats over the course of my life, but none have been quite as trying as little Bertie. She makes every task take just a little lot longer and makes life just a bit messier. But, she's not the cat you're here for. Today it's all about the frolicking felines that adorn the Paul & Joe Beauté Holiday 2017 Collection.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Healthy & Happy Hair | Kerastase Aura Botanica

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When it comes to hair care, some brands just do it better. Once of such brands? Kerastase. Prior to my first use a few years ago, I assumed the brand was mostly hype. I was wrong. At the time my hair was quite damaged, but their famous conditioner (you likely know the one) was one of the few products that really made a difference in my hair. Kerastase instantly had my respect. So, you can see why I was kind of thrilled to get my hands on their newest collection: Aura Botanica.

Friday, October 13, 2017

The Power of Light | Neutrogena Light Therapy Acne Mask

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Remember being a teen dealing with acne and thinking "at least I'll grow out of this..." Umm, yeah. No. It doesn't quite work out like that. Granted, I don't breakout the same way I once did, but I still deal with acne from time to time, so I was super intrigued by the new Neutrogena Light Therapy Acne Mask. Designed to treat mild to moderate acne, the space-age looking mask utilizes the power of light and offers an alternative to harsh chemical treatments.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Black to Basics Collection + The Easiest Nail Art (Ever)

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It is almost criminal how long it's been since I properly did my nails. As someone who quite often paints them up to twice a week, my almost month long absence was extra abnormal. I just wasn't feeling into anything. Luckily I snapped out of it when a few of the new Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Black to Basics Collection arrived. Oddly enough, it was the mono-chromatics that got me feeling polish again, and even got me into a bit of nail art.

Thursday, October 5, 2017 Anniversary Box | September 2017 subscription box september 2017 (9)::: press sample / affiliate link :::

*Brushes away cobwebs* Ahem. let's see if I can remember how to do this... You may have noticed it's been a few since my last post, but life. That's it, just life. And not the super exciting, aren't you jealous kind of life, the one that barges in and has a way of obliterating any sense of order. You've been there. That said, it was perfect timing for the September box, because candy most definitely makes things better. Plus, it's's birthday, so you know it's going to be extra good (and, spoiler, it is!)

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Avon A Box | The New (almost) Subscription Box

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When I first learned about beauty subscription boxes (a few years ago, by now) I was immediately interested. The thing was, as a Canadian I had to wait it out as there were none shipping here. Fast forward to present day, and there are a litany of boxes shipping worldwide. Such progress! Of course, a lot of have overdosed on boxes (I know I have) and no longer subscribe with such vigor. Avon has a new box that takes the idea of a subscription box, but makes it a little more user friendly.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Pearlesque Box | October 2017 True Moringa

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How is 2017 almost over? I was flipping through my planner and I am seriously baffled at the fact that the year has flown by... As time has a way of doing, yet another month is upon us, which luckily has its perks. Like what? A new Pearlesque Box! October features some amazing goodies from True Moringa, but you'll have to read on for the full rundown...

Monday, September 25, 2017

Everything Eyes with Elizabeth Arden

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I would say happy Fall, but it really isn't feeling very fall yet... It's is straight up hot here. I'm not impressed *insert pouty face*. Unlike Mother Nature and the non-changing seasons, Elizabeth Arden is delivering as promised with a few new products for the eyes.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Tweezers Gone Glam | La Tweez Pro Illuminating Tweezers with Diamond Dust Tips

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It's fancy tweezer day! You may be thinking that you don't need fancy tweezers, but I might just be able to change your mind. I know I am not one to put a whole lot of effort into my tweezer choices, especially not since I started wearing false lashes. I swear, every pair of tweezers I have (and there more than a few, more than one person truly needs) is sticky from grabbing them to pop lashes on. I will not let these La Tweez tweezers suffer that fate though. You'll have to read on to find out why...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Toothy Talk | Natural Dental Care with Humble Brush, Nelson Naturals & Radius

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I know, when you think beauty blog you automatically think dental care, right?! Kidding. But really, I kind of love dental stuff- toothpaste, toothbrushes, floss... Dorky, perhaps, but most of us have teeth and spend a few moments a day tending to them. Day in day out. You might as well give your routine a little shake up every now and again, and maybe add in something a little more natural too.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Sweet Tooth | Waterbridge Smooth & Creamy Milk Chocolate Bars

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I've been a bit of a bod blogger... I kind of (okay, totally) forgot about what was meant to be a monthly feature: The Sweet Tooth. Ooops? I really don't know how I did it, but whatever the reason, it's back! The very friendly peeps at Waterbrige sent a few of their new goodies after I featured some of their British candies (or sweeties, if you want to be all proper.) Their new Smooth & Creamy range features four milk chocolate bars, sure to please just about everyone, because really, who can pass up chocolate?

Friday, September 15, 2017

Sweet Meets Icy | Juicy Couture Viva la Juicy Glacé

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Do you ever get one specific song in your head and it's all you can think about? I've been obsessed with John Lennon's Mother the last few days and it is all I've wanted to listen to. I'm trying to ration my consecutive listenings, but it's just too good! I've just realized this doesn't really tie into our scent of the day, but sometimes intros just don't work that way. Anyway, Juicy Couture is back with a new edition to their popular scent family: Viva la Juicy Glacé

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Dermalogica Age Smart | Nightly Lip Treatment & Antioxidant Hydramist

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Happy Thursday! I am in a particularly great mood today, I think in part to the mini dance party I ended up having in the shower this morning. No worries, I have a non-slip mat (this cute one!) There is just something about shower music that makes me supremely happy. Anyway, it feels like a skincare day, does it not? I can always go for a bit of skincare, but I know not everyone is as keen as I am. So, today is all about anti-aging skincare in the form of two new additions to the Dermalogica Age Smart range with their Nightly Lip Treatment & Antioxidant Hydramist.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Back to School Cool with Quo | Fall 2017

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You know what September means... Pumpkin spice everything! Wait, no. I mean, yeah it does, but that's not what quite what I was thinking. It's back to school season! Now, if you're like me, you haven't been back to school in a few years. Whatever. I still get a bit excited about the season as I happen to be a major lover of school supplies (aka stationary) and take every chance to pick up new additions to my stash. That said, there are also beauty finds to be... well, found. Quo is offering up some most excellent option this year that are sure to please just about everyone from makeup newbies to seasoned collectors.

Friday, September 8, 2017

More to Love | Newly Released Maison Jacynthe

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Happy Friday, blog fans! To wrap up the blog week, we're going to be chatting about a few new additions to the Maison Jacynthe range. I featured a few products (here) not all that long ago, and was more than pleased to select a few new products to feature. The new additions to the range include fluid foundation, highlighter, and nail polish giving the brand a bit of everything you could want. Plus, like all products from the brand, happen to be natural and organic, free of undesirable things like chemicals, petroleum by-products, preservatives and synthetic fragrance.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Foamy Fun | Avon Skin So Soft Oil-Infused Shower Foam

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As a blogger, and beauty fan in general, I often feel like I've seen just about everything. I mean, at this point, how many truly new products can the powers that be create? Well, as it is, at least one more. Avon has made showers a bit more fun & foamy (and hydrating) with their newest Skin So Soft offering...

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

The Fast Five | Drugstore Edition

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The Fast Five is back, and I know, I have a way for making what I intend to be quick, mini-reviews into full-on novels, but I am trying to keep these mini. For real this time. Anyway, this edition sees us strolling along the drugstore beauty aisles. Close your eyes... set the scene. You can almost hear the sales associate recommending the worst possible foundation match off in the distance...

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Peony Power | L'Occitane Pivoine Sublime Skincare

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I'm breaking my self-imposed rules and starting the blog week off with skincare. I tend to like to start with something a bit more colourful, but in the case of the L'Occitane Pivoine Sublime range, you're still getting a dose of pretty hues thanks to all the pink. If you hadn't noticed, everything in this range comes clad in shades of pink. As you've likely also deduced, everything features peony with the promise of "perfection upon first contact." Sounds promising, right?

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Mary Kay Fall 2017 Colour Collection

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Fall colours haven't hit the trees just yet, but they are slowly reaching makeup bags, and I am quite pleased. I tend to love the hues that come with every season, but fall is especially great with deeper, more intense shades. Mary Kay is feeling the seasonal love with their new Fall 2017 Colour Collection which features blush, plum, and smoky shades to see you through fall and winter.

Monday, August 28, 2017

This, That & Other Stuff Vol. 11 | NYX Edition

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Happy Monday, blog fans! I have had the same one song in my head for days (this one) and you know what? I don't even mind. I feel like I've time hopped (well, backwards that is) as I've been listening to new Shins and Broken Social Scene albums. I hadn't realized I how much I missed them. Anyway, you're not here for new music chat, you're here for the NYX. I've got a few random bits from the brand, so a round of This, That & Other Stuff just made sense.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Pearlesque Box | September 2017 Hana Organic Skincare

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Monochromatic posts two days in a row, and I've got to say I love the look. We'll have some fun hues tomorrow though (hello, metallic lip cremes!) Anyway, the mail gods have smiled upon me, and I received the September Pearlesque Box way earlier than I expected, so let's check it out, yeah?  You know what to do....

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Givenchy Noir Interdit Lash Extension Effect Mascara

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Mascara Monday is overrated. That, and I was not nearly organized enough to get a post up on Monday. Regardless, we're talking mascara today. No, not just any mascara, but a la-dee-da, fancy-ass, designer mascara. Whaaaat?! Normally, I avoid pricier mascaras as I haven't had the greatest experience with them and have found you can find some stellar drugstore options. But, as a mascara fan, I couldn't pass up an opportunity to slather on a new formula. The verdict? You'll have to keep reading to find out...

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Feed Your Face...Literally | Korres Greek Yogurt Smoothie Priming Moisturizer

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Don't be alarmed, but the universe doesn't want you to read this. Not to get all dramatic, but so far everything that could go wrong, has in my efforts to get this little blog post out and into the world- cracked memory card, dead batteries, no internet connection, key board malfunctions (that one was kitten caused....) I am not off to the best start. Regardless, I will soldier on. I'm a trooper.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Elizabeth Arden Gelato Crush Colour Collection | Summer 2017

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Happy Friday, blog fans! We're (or I'm, I mean I don't see any of you here helping me type...) wrapping up the blog week with a little colour in the form of the Elizabeth Arden Gelato Crush Colour Collection. It's a little collection filled with feminine hues for cheeks and lips. Ready for a look?

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Farmhouse Fresh | Fresh Finds from the Farm

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I am currently a sleep deprived human, and I am the first to admit I don't tend to function well on less than eight hours. I am currently trying to train a kitten that not everything needs to be bitten. More specifically, my fleshy bits. If she's awake, she's either plotting her attack (and bite) or in the act of biting me. Is she adorable? You bet. Does she melt my heart when she crawls up in my arms for naps? You bet. Do I also kind of want to kill her after she's woken me up every hour and a half to play bite? I'll let you figure that one out... Toothy kittens have nothing to do with today's Farmhouse Fresh post, but I'm tired. Anyway, lets dig in to some especially great finds from the farm.