There are many moments in our baby’s lives that turn into major milestone purchasing decisions. First the infant carseat, then the stroller, the breast pump…and many pounds and months later – the convertible car seat. Hours and hours spent researching, talking to friends and saving your hard earned cash for your precious little ones. Sound familiar? When Ellie turned 6 months, I started thinking about…

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MAKE UP FOR EVER Pro Light Fusion

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Are you a highlighting addict? No I’m not talking about those yellow and green neon markers we collected as teenagers (high school memories anyone?). I’m talking about the gorgeous luminescent glow we can give ourselves with this magical makeup called a highlighter. Most beauty brands have their own version of a highlighter and techniques come and go, but the real test for me is PIGMENTATION. How…

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My fave pink and purple lipsticks of the year!

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In 2016 it was all about the palest of pinks to the deepest of burgundy lips. We even saw some black lipstick on the red carpet (we’re talking about you Rihanna, Lily Collins and Katy Perry!). I took a look to put together my favorites from 2016 and spring 2017. Guess what? We’re still seeing similar tones – but with a bit more peachy touch…

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The best nude lipsticks of the year, hands down!

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Oh pretty nude lipsticks, how I love thee! My favorites this year – from 2016 through to spring 2017 – are hybrid nudes that blur the lines between cool and warm tones. The best part? These colours are suitable for almost any skin tone! Smashbox Be Legendary Cream Lipstick in Cognac is a warm brown with a pearl finish. Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipstick…

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The Newest Innovation in Foundation

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One of the most important parts of my makeup regime, if not THE most important, is my base. After all, every artist needs the best canvas to create their masterpiece. As someone who has combination skin (oily in places, dry in others) and battles with pimples (yes, even at age 36!)…I’m always looking for foundations that provide the smoothest coverage. Trying the newest innovations in foundation is always…