Things I Tried In…May

VichyNormaderm

Allow me to beat you to the punch: “May”?? Girl, you best be accumulating your list of products for JUNE‘s “Things I’ve Tried” post given the DATE and TIME of this post. I know, I know, please forgive me ;p In my defense, I’ve been fairly busy these past few weeks. I’ve been looking for […]

Read More

I Spray-Painted My Nails | Milk Makeup Spray Nail Polish Review

MilkMakeupNailPolishSpray

When I was home for a bit after exams, my friends and I made a quick stop at the Marshalls’ in the mall to see if we could find anything of particular interest. Lo and behold, I found a couple Milk Makeup products that caught my eye (I’ll be doing a Milk Makeup Haul & […]

Read More

Mario Badescu SkinCare Review

Mario Badescu

I was in Anthropologie the day after I got paid (I know, bold move) and surprisingly enough I didn’t buy absolutely everything that I laid my eyes on. I did, however, grab a couple skincare related goodies to try to get a head start on keeping my skin under control before the summer weather challenges its […]

Read More

Acne Hacks | Get Rid of Acne on a Budget

AloeVeraForAcne

So, there isn’t going to be a “Things I’ve Tried In….” post this month (I know, Wow, I broke the streak already) simply because I didn’t really get a chance to do any shopping these past few weeks in light of exam season. Please forgib. However, I thought I’d do something different and stray away […]

Read More

NIU BODY Review

NIU BODY

Howdy. Wow it feels like it’s been a hot MINUTE since I’ve had the time to really compose a piece for my blog. What can I say; I was caught in the midst of exam season. My priorities were as scrambled as my answers to the overly elaborate and existential questions that my English profs […]

Read More

Radiance Vox Box | Influenster

Flawless By Friday Eye Mask This month I was very fortunate to receive a free bundle of cosmetics, courtesy of Influenster, in the form of a Radiance VoxBox. To find out more about what Influenster is, click here! Otherwise, let’s jump right into my review of these products! First and foremost, I received a complimentary […]

Read More

Naturally Vain Review | PR Goodies!

Not too long ago, a representative from Naturally Vain reached out to me on Instagram to see if I’d be interested in representing their brand by becoming a Brand Ambassador. Coincidentally, I received this message as I was soaking in the bath after having used a Naturally Vain bath bomb and their bath salts, I. Kid. […]

Read More

Love Beauty & Planet | REVIEW

Love Beauty And Planet

I ran out of my conditioner the other day so I went to shoppers drug mart to look for a new one. Turns out, my regular conditioner was not on sale (tragic, I know) while this NEW line of shampoos/conditioners were! I’ve heard so many good things about the newly-released brand “Love Beauty and Planet” […]

Read More

Favourite Hair Care Products

My hair and I have always had a complicated relationship. To be fair, I haven’t always been the kindest to it. I suppose the frequent dips in the chlorine-saturated pools of my swim-lesson-enthusiast childhood, my lifeguarding job in my young- adulthood, and the recurrent flat-ironing sessions of the past, present (and future??) have always taken a […]

Read More

Naturally Vain Haul + Review [comparison to LUSH]

Naturally Vain is a local Ottawa company (that ships across all of Canada and the US) that uses top-quality, vegan and naturally sourced ingredients to craft their products. I’ve mentioned the brand a few times on Instagram and on other blog posts (like my Favourite Face Masks post) because the few products that I purchased from […]

Read More

Favourite Face Masks

There is something so rewardingly therapeutic about slathering rich, creamy clay masks and sticky sheets drenched in serums on your tired skin after a strenuous day of long commutes to school, less-than-lively lectures and dealing with the crazy French lady at the UC food court checkout. We all have our own ways of rewarding ourselves […]

Read More

Lush Mini-Haul [+ New Valentines Day Collection]

This year I’ve resolved to treat myself to more baths so that I can sufficiently recharge and refresh my mind and body. It can be so easy for me to get lost in school work and work-work that my only downtime consists of me watching Netflix with Ben (*insert typical quote about how I am […]

Read More

Get Un-Ready With Me [My Nighttime Skincare Routine + Products]

As much as I’d love to be at a point in my life where I use $450 La Mer serums or moisturizers infused with microscopic gold flecks, the fact of the matter is that my skin (being oily and temperamental and all) has high demands that my limited student budget simply can’t keep up with. […]

Read More