Clearing out your closet can be a daunting task – trust me, I know. It can be hard to let go of the things that we invested so much money in (like that leather jacket you never wear anymore), that hold sentimental value (the purse your friend gifted to you years ago), or that you might need for some unknown reason in the future (that inevitable Hallowe’en party that you’ll end up buying a new costume for anyway.) All that said, culling your wardrobe can be also be an extremely rewarding and uplifting experience.
Image by freestocks.org Let me start this post with a quick disclaimer: this is not an ad. I am not being paid or sponsored at all to write this (I wish); it is simply me wanting to share my honest opinion. With that out of the way, I need to tell you about my best-kept skincare secret. I realized this as I was decluttering my makeup and toiletries (my resolution is in full swing). My normal process is that I take everything out of the drawers and off the shelves, do a thorough review, and then only add back in the items I absolutely can’t live without. However, there was one product I didn’t even bother taking off of the shelf, because it has become such a staple in my everyday skincare routine. And it is this:
Photographs by Sarah Dorweiler I rarely make a New Year’s Resolution, mainly because I don’t often follow it through. This year is a bit different, however. Over the last week, whenever anyone has asked me the inevitable question, “Did you make a resolution for 2017?” I enthusiastically reply, “Yes.”
Hi everyone! So today I’m doing a bit of a review and first impressions of some new items that I’ve recently added to my beauty collection, as well as a couple of old faves that I re-purchased. It’s my birthday this month, so I definitely splurged a little and treated myself to some new goodies. I hope you enjoy it, and let me know which of these products you’ve tried/loved/got on your wish list in the comments below. Let’s get started! First up is a new product, the Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz, and I got this in the colour Taupe which says it’s meant for ‘light to dark blonde hair’, and that defines me pretty well. I’ve been using a mix of eyebrow products recently, including two different pencils and tinted gel, and I was really looking for a simpler one-step process to getting […]
I’ve been a subscriber to Luxe Box on and off for a couple of years now. If you haven’t heard of Luxe Box before, it’s your typical beauty subscription box, and it’s one of the only ones I know of that’s available in Canada. The cost is around $25 per box and they come once a quarter, typically around when the seasons change. Value for money-wise, it’s probably not the greatest deal (a mix of 7 to 8 trial- and full-size products); but I do enjoy getting sent a box of surprises and discovering new products and brands that I wouldn’t have tried otherwise. Luxe Box is where I discovered my absolute holy grail skin product (the Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant from Paula’s Choice), which completely turned my skin around for the better and is a product I don’t think I could […]