Reviews · Skincare

Anything But Ordinary: A Roundup of Affordable Skincare Reviews

Hello all! You may have noticed it's been...well, quite a long time since I last wrote here. Without getting too boring with it all, life has been pretty strange the last year and a half, with few ups and a lot of downs. I have remained reasonably active on my beauty Instagram, so if you… Continue reading Anything But Ordinary: A Roundup of Affordable Skincare Reviews

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Bath & Body · Reviews

Round-Up: Soap & Glory Body Products

I took a lovely trip to Ireland this Christmas with my husband and was fortunate enough to receive Boots gift cards from my wonderful in-laws. I'd been wanting to try out Soap & Glory for some time, and this was the perfect opportunity to stock up. And stock up, I did. Perhaps I went a… Continue reading Round-Up: Soap & Glory Body Products

Bath & Body · Reviews

What’s In My Shower, and Other Important Philosophical Questions (Nothing Over $10!)

Okay, so maybe you're wondering, "why the hell would I want to know what's in your shower, Emma?" And that's fair enough. But what if I told you that nothing was over $10, and you could score an amazing conditioner for less than $5? I rest my case. Today I share with you five products that are… Continue reading What’s In My Shower, and Other Important Philosophical Questions (Nothing Over $10!)

Favourites · Reviews

Fall Favourites: What I’ve Been Loving Lately

Up here in the frozen north, we've just received our second snowfall (much to my dismay). Like every other basic girl out there, fall is my favourite time of year, and as it draws to a close, I'd like to round-up some of my beauty favourites from the season. Want a stick of colour that… Continue reading Fall Favourites: What I’ve Been Loving Lately

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Fullest Coverage Foundation?: Dermacol Make Up Cover Review

Hello all! Long time no see, right? Sorry about that! But today I make my glorious return to blogging with a foundation review; more specifically, I have a review of the now-infamous Dermacol Make Up Cover. This little gold tube has blown up on the interwebs, especially on YouTube with people like Nikkitutorials, Tati, and… Continue reading Fullest Coverage Foundation?: Dermacol Make Up Cover Review

Favourites · Shop Your Stash! · Swatches

Remember When?: Rediscovered Makeup Favourites (Shop Your Stash!)

Sometimes the makeup world, especially online venues like YouTube, can become a little obsessed with the new and the shiny. I admit that I'm often caught up in that craze as well, fixated on the new products that are out or are coming out. This also means that so much of my overflowing makeup stash… Continue reading Remember When?: Rediscovered Makeup Favourites (Shop Your Stash!)

Reviews · Swatches

Light as a Cloud: A Glossier Review, Part 2

Thank you for tuning in for the second part of my Glossier review! In this post, I will be reviewing three products: the iconic Glossier Cloud Paints in both Puff and Haze, as well as the Generation G lipstick in Like. Grab a snack and settle in! Cloud Paints in Puff and Haze ($22 CAD)… Continue reading Light as a Cloud: A Glossier Review, Part 2

Reviews · Swatches

Glowing from Within: A Glossier Review, Part 1

Note: this is the first part of my review on the Glossier products I purchased, which covers the Perfecting Skin Tint and the Stretch Concealer. Part 2 will cover the iconic Cloud Paints and the Generation G lipstick in Like. I intended to include all the products in a single post, but it simply became too… Continue reading Glowing from Within: A Glossier Review, Part 1

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“Yes, That’s My Real Tan”: Getting Bronzed with New Shades of the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Bronzer

So, in case you weren't aware, Hourglass is the brand that makes to-die-for face powders. Their Ambient Lighting Powders are great for a flawless finish (I have Diffused Light myself, and it wears wonderfully, with a subtle glow). A couple years back, Hourglass expanded the Ambient Lighting range to include bronzers. Initially, they released just… Continue reading “Yes, That’s My Real Tan”: Getting Bronzed with New Shades of the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Bronzer

Favourites · Reviews · Swatches

New High-End Makeup Favourites (Alternatively Titled: I Spent Too Much of My Money on Makeup)

Sometimes we all need a little treat, right? Maybe a delectable piece of chocolate, perhaps a face mask, or a nice dinner out? Or if you're like me, maybe you need a lot of treats, and those treats take the form of way overpriced luxury makeup, all of which act as a salve over the existential void… Continue reading New High-End Makeup Favourites (Alternatively Titled: I Spent Too Much of My Money on Makeup)