Happy New Year! Okay, it’s been 2017 for almost a month, and I haven’t posted in a long time. But it’s time to change that.
To kick 2017 off, I thought it would be fun to talk about the makeup that matters most: foundation (or foundation alternatives). After all, it’s what makes everything else work…or not.
Continue reading “A solid foundation”
I have a love-hate relationship with summer skincare and beauty. On the one hand, I love the low-key, stress-free, easygoing summer vibe. On the other hand, summer skin can be kinda gross, between greasy sunscreen, sweat, and dehydration.
Really, it’s all about choosing the right products, and opting for a less-is-more attitude. These three products have saved me time and time again this summer! Continue reading “Summer Lovin’”
I can’t stop raving about Toronto’s Consonant HydrExtreme! Seriously, people–this product is worth the hype (and the steep $150 price for 30mL).
Continue reading “Magic in a bottle”
As I’ve become more and strict with my list of ingredient no-nos, I’ve developed a love for simplicity. Quite a few of the products I’ve been using and loving these days have one or two ingredients, tops. Like these…
Continue reading “On simple products … and a resolution update”
Great natural fragrances are notoriously difficult to find! What makes it so challenging to find a quality natural perfume is the fact that companies don’t disclose all of the ingredients in their products, considering them “trade secrets.” I personally find it crazy that companies are allowed to get away with this, and it also makes it incredibly difficult to determine if a fragrance is safe or not. Generally, I just back away and end up buying nothing.
Thankfully, Saje Natural Wellness lists its ingredients, and uses pure, natural essential oils. I recently stopped in at Saje and picked up a sample pack of their rollerball perfumes (pictured above). Isn’t it a cute case that they come in? The perfumes are absolutely lovely! The scents are bright but subtle, and wonderfully complex. So far, my favourites are Yoga and Goddess.
Continue reading “Refreshing & uplifting …”