This post was done in partnership with JUVÉDERM®, and Allergan Canada however as always, all opinions are my own. How can one year be the best and worst in your entire life? I didn’t think it was possible, but between seeing my newborn grow into a 1-year old angel and ending an 11-year marriage (15 years together), 2018 was the best and worst year of my…

Do We Really Need Night Cream?

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Whether or not we need to use a night cream in addition to our regular daily moisturizer has been an on-going debate amongst dermatologists for years. Do we really need to spend another $50-$100 on a night cream? In one word – yes, but let’s see why. Why Do You Need A Night Cream? There are 2 main benefits of using a night cream: BENEFIT 1:…

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Holiday Gift Guide Under $100

We all have those people in our lives that we like to be a little extra indulgent with over the holidays – our best friend, sister, mother…or maybe even ourselves? I always buy one present and put it under the tree just for me. Don’t judge, ok? I mean, I know what I really want, don’t I? LOL. We already saw the Gift Guides for…

Holiday Gift Guide Under $50

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Depending on who you’re buying for this holiday season, our four gift guides will help you make the perfect choice. Yesterday we looked at a gift guide perfect for teachers, neighbours and secret santa gifts with our Holiday Under $25 Gift Guide. Today we’re getting a little more serious and increasing our budget. These gifts are perfect for a good friend, a mother-in-law or sister-in law…

Beauty Brands Devoted to Defeating Breast Cancer

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With October and the beginning of fall comes an important month in the year where we acknowledge Breast Cancer Awareness and support education and medical research to help defeat this terrible disease that is the most common cause of cancer in women worldwide, affecting nearly 1.7 million new cases in 2012. How can you help? There are so many ways that you can show your support,…

Goodbye Tweezers, Hello Brows

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In case you didn’t get the memo, the 1990s thin eyebrow era is long gone. Today we’re trying everything in our beauty regime to make our over-tweezed brows grow back, but unfortunately getting those sought after celebrity brows with natural hair, is easier said than done! Lucky for us, the makeup industry has heard our cries of regret (for tweezing almost every last hair we…

Simple, Nude Nails for Summer

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Following on the nude trend from my earlier post , I wanted to create some really simple yet elegant nude nails that are work appropriate, and today I have two gorgeous luxury nail polishes to show you to make that happen: Estée Lauder Nude Pearl, from the limited edition Bronze Goddess Collection and Deborah Lippmann Like Dreamers Do from the Spring 2015 collection. Above:  Estée Lauder Nude Pearl Debora…

Estée Lauder Bronze Goddess Shimmering Nudes Eyeshadow Palette

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What are the two trends inspired by the runway that seem to be dominating all the spring and summer makeup collections? Nude and bronze! While bright neons will also make an appearance this summer (stay tuned), there is no doubt that neutrals and bronzes are HOT in beauty right now. From OPI’s soft shades, to essie’s bridal collection in nails, to neutral lips and eyeshadow palettes in makeup, the fresh faced,…

Estée Lauder Pure Color Envy Lipstick

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As an overly obsessed beauty lover (or hoarder depending on how you look at it), there’s nothing like a new lipstick. Having a bad day? Why not treat yourself to a new lipstick? Today I want to show you one of my new favourites: Estée Lauder Pure Color Envy Lipstick. This line of lipsticks was launched at the beginning of January in Canada, but I only…