April 30, 2014

Natural Beauty Products Haul ft. iHerb.com and a New Video!


I recently did a little damage on iHerb.com, which has quickly become one of my favourite online stores for all things beauty! I first discovered the website when I was looking to purchase Real Techniques makeup brushes, and it's only until after a couple more brush orders that I realized the sheer amount of natural and organic beauty products that they offer - my eyes were seriously in heaven just looking at the alphabetical list of brands! This is more of a collective haul since I placed two separate orders on the websites (this might be becoming a problem...oops!), so today I though I would share with you what I purchased.
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April 29, 2014

Wake Up Wednesday Linky Party #14 + PayPal Cash, Ad Space, and Gift Card Giveaway!


               

Welcome to the 14th week of 

 Wake Up Wednesday "Linky" 

31 Blogs  -  1 Party
 Giveaway

We are so excited to have you all party with us.
Thank you so much to all those who participate in our party.
Last week we had  300 awesome linkups!   

 Wake Up and be happy, get excited and have fun with us! 
We want to be inspired, entertained, laugh and have a good time!

 The hop is hosted and posted on 31 different blogs!
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April 28, 2014

I'm a Contributing Angel + Let's Talk Hand Creams!

Happy Monday Beauties!

My sweet friend Angel asked me if I would like to become one of her Contributing Angels (which by the way the name alone got me totally hooked) on her blog Sew Crafty Angel and of course I could not refuse! Basically, I will be guest posting on her blog once a month, and this month I decided to tackle the topic of skin care and share with you all my top 3 hand creams - I invite you stop on over there and read all about my favourite ones - it's all just a click away here! :)

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April 27, 2014

Pop of Purple | A Spring Inspired Makeup Tutorial ft. Rimmel

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser.


What I love so much about spring is the sense of renewal it comes with: it is a time for change, and one area where I of course like to switch things up is makeup! While I prefer wearing a neutral eye look and darker lips in the fall and winter, in the spring I like to bust out some brighter colours and make things a little more fun! I wanted to share with you how I came up with this very simple makeup look where I focused the attention on the eyes by adding a pop of purple, and also playing up the lips with a bright pink lipstick. For this #CollectiveBias shop, I headed to my local Jean Coutu drugstore and picked up a few Rimmel products from a large selection to create this look - not only does it require a minimal amount of products but it is also very easy to recreate and super wallet-friendly!
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April 22, 2014

Wake Up Wednesday Linky Party #13 and a Paypal Cash + Ad Space Giveaway!


               

Welcome to the 13th week of 

 Wake Up Wednesday "Linky" 

27 Blogs  -  1 Party
 Giveaway

We are so excited to have you all party with us.
Thank you so much to all those who participate in our party.
Last week we had  333 awesome linkups!   

 Wake Up and be happy, get excited and have fun with us! 
We want to be inspired, entertained, laugh and have a good time!

 The hop is hosted and posted on 27 different blogs!
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April 17, 2014

Sothys Energizing Day Cream and Energizing Night Cream | Review


Being a beauty blogger I feel very lucky whenever I am given the opportunity to try products, and extremely grateful when I am sent products that I could not normally afford. Although I love finding cheap finds, it's always nice to feel pampered with more luxurious products. After trying the Sothys cosmetic range a few months back (reviewed here), I was looking forward to trying their skin care line with their recently launched Energizing Day Cream* and Energizing Night Cream*. Oh, and can we just take a moment here and admire the absolutely stunning discovery box these two creams came in? I just couldn't believe my eyes when I unwrapped the packaging! These creams are said to contain the root of youth with the very potent ingredient that is Siberian ginseng. Now what is so special about this little shrub, aka the "secret plant of Russians" is that it is known to be highly adaptable not only to the extreme conditions of the Siberian steppes, but also when used in its extracted form on the skin. These creams make a universal treatment that is suitable for men and women alike, of all ages, and claim to illuminate the face to reveal glowing, youthful skin.
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April 15, 2014

Wake Up Wednesday Linky Party #12 and a Paypal Cash + Ad Space Giveaway!


              
 Welcome to the 12th week of 

 Wake Up Wednesday "Linky" 

27 Blogs  -  1 Party
 Giveaway

We are so excited to have you all party with us.
Thank you so much to all those who participate in our party.
Last week we had  308 awesome linkups!   

 Wake Up and be happy, get excited and have fun with us! 
We want to be inspired, entertained, laugh and have a good time!

 The hop is hosted and posted on 27 different blogs
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April 12, 2014

NEW La Roche-Posay Pigmentclar Serum and Anthelios Ultra-Fluid Lotion SPF 60 | Review


Last month I was invited to attend an event hosted by French brand La Roche-Posay for the launch of their newest skin care product, the Pigmentclar Serum dark spot corrector. If you would like to know all about my time at the event, you can read all about my experience in my separate post here. The people at La Roche-Posay were super generous and hooked us up with a swag bag containing not only the new Pigmentclar Serum* but also their popular Anthelios Ultra-Fluid Lotion SPF 60*, and having been using them for about a month now, I thought I would share my thoughts on how they have been working for my skin!
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April 10, 2014

The Body Shop Extra Virgin Minerals Cream Compact Foundation


Does it happen to any of you to buy a product and not start using it until months, or even years later? I'm certainly guilty of this happening with The Body Shop's Extra Virgin Minerals Cream Compact Foundation which I bought what must be over a year and a half ago! I believe at the time I bought another foundation which I ended up really liking, and time and time again I would find some other foundation that would prioritize in my stash of 'makeup to be used next'. I don't like having too many cream products in pans open at the same time since they tend to dry up and go bad more quickly than other beauty items. I was recently going through my collection and found this compact hiding in the back of my drawer, and thought it was finally time I rip the seal open and put it to the test!
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April 8, 2014

Wake Up Wednesday Linky Party #11 and a Paypal Cash + Ad Space Giveaway!


              

Welcome to the 11th week of 

 Wake Up Wednesday "Linky" 

25 Blogs  -  1 Party
 Giveaway


We are so excited to have you all party with us.
Thank you so much to all those who participate in our party.
Last week we had  317 awesome linkups!   

 Wake Up and be happy, get excited and have fun with us! 
We want to be inspired, entertained, laugh and have a good time!

 The hop is hosted and posted on 25 different blogs
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April 5, 2014

Guess who filmed her first YouTube video!?

I am so excited to share that I have finally taken the plunge and created my very own YouTube channel! I've recently been working on my first video and it is now published for the world to see! Having my own channel has always been on the back of my mind ever since I delved into the world of beauty and makeup about five years ago - I actually discovered the amazing beauty community through YouTube before even knowing about the wonderful platform that is blogging and that I have come to love.
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April 4, 2014

Zim's Advanced Organic Crack Creme with Hydrocortisone and Max-Freeze Spray | Review


With the harsh winter we've just experienced here in Canada, my skin has definitely been in need of some extra TLC. My skin has become very dry to the point where I have sadly developed stubborn red patches on the back of my hands. The last snowstorm that hit had us reaching for our shovels yet again, and the heavy snow that came with this *hopefully* last present from mother-nature would be to blame for the muscle pain I've been experiencing in my shoulders and lower back. One good thing came out of this last white-out however: I got to put the Zim's Advanced Organic Crack Creme* and Max-Freeze Spray* to the test. Keep on reading to know how these products fared!
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April 1, 2014

Wake Up Wednesday Linky Party #10 and a Paypal Cash + Ad Space Giveaway!

           

    Welcome to the 10th week of 

 Wake Up Wednesday "Linky" 

21 Blogs  -  1 Party
 Giveaway


We are so excited to have you all party with us.
Thank you so much to all those who participate in our party.
Last week we had  282 awesome linkups!   

 Wake Up and be happy, get excited and have fun with us! 
We want to be inspired, entertained, laugh and have a good time!

 The hop is hosted and posted on 21 different blogs
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