essie fall 2017 swatches & review

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While I hate saying goodbye to summer, I do love saying hello to new fall nail polish collections. The 6-shade essie fall 2017 collection is definitely one to look forward to. Inspired by the 1990s, these 6 hues have something for everyone from grungy metallics to soft creams. essie fall 2017 swatches All swatches are shown with 2 coats and no topcoat! dressed to the…

I Admit It – I am not a Magical Pregnancy Unicorn

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I’ve been trying to get pregnant for 7 years. 7 years! That’s a long time right? I won’t take you through the ups and downs of the numerous losses, the failed fertility attempts, the invasive surgery and the relationship stress. The fact is –  trying to get pregnant can be an emotional nightmare for some, and it was for me. The Test Was Positive! The…

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Must Have: Lancôme Matte Shaker High Pigment Liquid Lipstick

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I’m beyond obsessed with the new Lancôme Matte Shaker! Matte lips are very much still on trend so I’m not surprised that Lancôme took launched a new Matte Shaker, inspired by its sister – the Juicy Shaker. What Is The Lancôme Matte Shaker? A highly pigmented matte liquid lipstick that delivers intense color payoff with a lightweight, second-skin feel. What It Does The Lancôme Matte…

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A Pineapple A Day Keeps The Worries Away

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I don’t know what it is about certain kinds of fruit but if I see anything with either a pineapple, cherry or watermelon motif, I have to have it! My mom asked me the other day whether I actually enjoy eating these fruit too? The answer is yes, I definitely have a sweet tooth for these summer loves. When I discovered this adorable pineapple top…

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Banana Nails – The Perfect Accent for Mani Monday

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Do you ever have one of those days where everyone is driving you BANANAS? Welcome to my life recently. Work, personal, anything else, you name it! Sometimes I feel like maybe I’m the one who is going bananas because everyone is stressing me out! I decided to take my stress into my own hands and turned to some comforting nail art. To fit with my mood why…

essie Gel Couture Gala Bolds

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essie gel couture launches the Gala Bolds collection on July 11th. The complete collection consists of 12 polishes, however, I regretfully inform all Canadians that Canada is only launching 6 of the 12.  I hate that Canada doesn’t get the same glorious shade selection as the United States does. Oh well, we don’t have Trump as president, so I can’t complain too much right? Since I only…

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Summer Fashion Doesn’t Have to be Complicated

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You don’t have to drop thousands of dollars to achieve perfect summer fashion. My summer wardrobe this season only includes a few dresses, a couple pairs of shorts, cute jeans (white and denim), a few killer tops and some fabulous sandals. I’m able to mix and match and save my money for some extra extravagancy (my new marmont gucci purse!) One my go-to-looks so far…

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essie Summer 2017 Collection

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essie has launched another stunning collection – essie Summer 2017. Inspired by chic Parisian patisseries, these six polishes will make you want to hit a Parisian cafe. essie Sweet Soufflé This polish is a gorgeous pearly white that applies beautifully with 3 thin coats. The polish evens out nicely. essie Blue-La-La This polish looks beautiful with 3 full coats but is a tad tough to…

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essie wild nude collection

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This collection has been out since May, but I’m a little behind schedule (more on the past few months of personal struggle soon!). All aside, I’ve finally had the chance (and energy) to swatch a few new essie collections. First up is this beautiful essie wild nude collection that is a modern take on a neutral palette for your nails, featuring rich crème colour shades…

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The Perfect Summer Maxi Dress

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I’ve finally completed my seasonal wardrobe overhaul. My winter attire is packed away, I’ve donated anything that has not been worn in over a year, and I’ve splurged on some new items. I usually try to go through my wardrobe twice a year. Once in the spring and another in the fall. This helps me keep all my season appropriate go-to outfits front and center. Trying to dig between…

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