$11 Luxury: Shiseido Facial Cotton

Do you know what it feels like to cleanse your skin with a cloud? Obviously I’m not talking about a real cloud – I’m talking about taking your twice-daily cleansing/toning routine and doing it with a cotton pad so soft it feels like a cloud. This cloud-like cotton exists and…

How to look presentable after a workout: 5 hair savers

We’ve been doing a bit of astrology talk this week, so it might as well continue. As a Leo, I’m a little obsessed with my “mane”. OK, a lot obsessed. After years of dealing with pouffy triangle-head curls and tangling with round brushes and “steam” flat irons, I finally learned…

DIY Glitter ‘gradient’ Manicure

Happy Monday! I hope you had a lovely weekend – I spent mine warming a friend’s new condo (congrats, Heather!), doing the most date-night things imaginable with my boyfriend (think dinner at our favourite spot in Kleinburg then glow-in-the-dark mini putt. Actually) and spending all my Optimum points with fellow…

The wedding singer tells all: Summer Wedding Makeup

When you go to 20+ weddings every spring, you learn a few things. Kat Langdon is a Toronto vocalist who acts as a wedding singer at some of the city’s loveliest nuptials and tells me she’s been to more weddings than she knows people. I believe it. Kat knows “there’s…

The Rich is Back, ladies. [Matthew Williamson x Benefit Cosmetics …

If there’s one thing that can perk a girl back up after a 5 AM campaign launch wakeup call, it’s the promise of being the first to get her hands on a brand new Benefit Cosmetics collaboration. Running on far less than my suggested minimum amount of sleep and far…

The juiciest spring/summer shade: NARS Larger Than Life lip …

The best things about spring & summer are juicy. From cherries to popsicles and everything in between, that sweet spot from May to August brings out the juicy in all of us. For the legions of lipcolour fanatics among us, that translates to busting out the glossiest of the glosses…

The lipstick every girl needs now: NARS Tolède [Review]

As a beauty-obsessed blogger, I’m 99% sure I say that each and every lipstick shade I lust over is The One. This time, I’m pretty sure I actually mean it in my truest heart of hearts. And no, not just until the next collection comes along. It’s no exaggeration when I…