Current Skincare Products and Routine

I wish I had a photo of my bare face when I was in my twenties. Not because I had glorious skin and I want to reminisce on my youth. Oh, no no. The exact opposite of that. The photo would serve as victorious reminder of how far my skin has come since then. You … Continue reading Current Skincare Products and Routine

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Fun and Easy Halloween Costume Ideas

Halloween has always been one of my favourite holidays because it's the time of year you are exposed to people's creativity, humour and artistic dedication to become anyone or anything they want to be. As a kid, I loved Halloween mainly because it was the only time my parents allowed me to wear makeup. As … Continue reading Fun and Easy Halloween Costume Ideas

DIY: Coconut Oil and Lavender Deodorant

In one of my Sex Ed classes in Grade 5, we were given educational kits which included a corny booklet on how our bodies would be changing and each of the girls received a sanitary pad and a Degree deodorant stick. I remember thinking how exciting it was to be introduced to such grown-up products and I eagerly tried … Continue reading DIY: Coconut Oil and Lavender Deodorant

Mermaid Essentials

If mermaids existed (I mean, I secretly believe they do in the enchanted Scandinavian seas), I imagine they'd have a pearly glow to their dewy skin and long wavy tresses that flow right down to their fishtail.  I figure these products would help re-create the mermaidesque essence. What are your favourite products or methods to achieve your … Continue reading Mermaid Essentials

Mascara Review: Roller Lash by Benefit Cosmetics

I picked up a new mascara yesterday - and I'm a happy girl. Roller Lash mascara by Benefit is perfection in the world of mascaras. I don't really feel like I need to write much about it because the pictures below will provide enough of a visual confirmation on how great this mascara is. Two coats and I … Continue reading Mascara Review: Roller Lash by Benefit Cosmetics

Caca Rouge: The Natural Pop Of Red

A few posts ago, I was contemplating on cutting my hair up to my shoulders. I dunno what the heck I was thinking. Crazy talk, I say. After much hesitation, I realized I was not ready to give up years of patience and tender loving care to my long locks. Plus, I know myself very well: the … Continue reading Caca Rouge: The Natural Pop Of Red

Halloween Treat: Vintage Belly Dancer

This year's Halloween costume was inspired by this vintage photograph of a burlesque belly dancer from the 1910s. If you are the creative type and enjoy making a costume VS. waiting in line at busy Halloween stores - or if you're like me and you leave costume planning at the last minute and find yourself scrambling … Continue reading Halloween Treat: Vintage Belly Dancer

Haircare Tips For Curly Hair

For the majority of my life, having curly hair was a curse. My hair was always frizzy, pouffy, did weird flippy things when it felt like it and it was just an overall hassle to tame. So, like most curly-haired gals growing up, the solution to having curly hair was easy: you straightened it. And … Continue reading Haircare Tips For Curly Hair