30.3.13

My Make Up | The 5 Product Face

My senario pretty much every work day is waking up and giving myself the most minimal amount of time to look decent. To do this I require not only fast hands, but product that get the job done fast and efficiently. Today I pulled out only five products and some are fantastic dual uses. 

I have been loving Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream lately. I don't really give into western BB Creams much, as I honestly just think they are hyped up thicker tinted moisturizers. While I do have to make sure that I properly moisturize my skin as this can be slightly drying. With the light coverage the BB Cream has, it doesn't cover all my troubled areas, for this I reach for the Loreal Super Blendable Crayon Concealer as it works for both spots and under eyes.  

Anastasia Brow Powder Duo frames my face by applying a bolder brow than normal. I like to keep one thing toned down, and today it is my eyes. I only applied one coat of Benefit They're Real Mascara, I find with this particular mascara, more than one coat can make the eyelashes heavy.

To add color into the face, I used one of my all time favorite products, Stila Convertable Color. Today I  used the shade Poppy, a bright red. A small amount get applied to the cheeks for a natural flush. For my lips I went bold, applying a generous layer of Poppy, but keeping it casual by not having any sharp lines around the mouth.

What do you guys like to use when you only choose have a small amount of time to get ready?

Smashbox BB Cream in Light // Loreal Super Blendable Crayon Concealer NW 1-2-3 // Anastasia Brow Powder Duo in Ebony // Benefit They're Real Mascara // Stila Convertable Color in Poppy

28.3.13

Pastel Nail Picks | Easter Edition

 I hope you all are having a good week! Easter is just a couple days away. Easter used to be my favourite time of year, mostly because I was a bit of a chocolate addict. I would resemble a bunny with pudgy cheeks filled with mini eggs. While the Easter bunny doesn't visit me any more, and I watch how many Easter eggs I consume, I tend to only get into the spirit with pastel cosmetics of all kinds. I already posted about my favourite Easter makeup picks, but why not get further into the spirit with pastel tips...

I went through my growing collection of nail polishes and whittled my way down to my top five, one for every finger right? Some might choose to wear only one colour, or maybe two, but I went for all five, one on every finger; I got a surprising amount of compliments.
From Left to Right:
Essie Mint Candy Apple // Nails Inc. Wellington Square // Ciate Big Yellow Taxi // Butter London Bossy Boots // Essie Play Date

27.3.13

The Trio | Face Masks

Whether it be a mid-week pampering session, or to rescue damaged skin, I reach for face masks quite ofter. I love face masks. They are one of my favourite parts of my skin care routine as I see results immediately. I have a little stash of masks for every need, hydration, detoxifying, and pampering. Last week in this series I showed my most reached for serums, now out of my trials, these are the face masks that do wonders for my skin.

First up is my main concern, hydration and that's where the Nuxe Masque Creme Fraishe comes in. It claims to hydrate the skin for 24 hours and can be used around the eye area as well. While I do love this, I find the tube will empty quite fast as I like to use a generous amount. None the less, it does do its job, making skin plumper and noticeably smoother. When I use a mask, I love it to smell nice and this one smells fantastic, almost rose scented! 

Next up is the one I reach for when my skin has been extra naughty, or at least when I have. When my days get hectic and I don't do my skin care routine properly my skin sure shows it. That's when I turn to my Korres Pomegranate Clay Mask. The size of any uglies go down significantly in size after one use. There is a decrease in redness, but not as much as I can get with other products. That doesn't actually bother me as I find that it's much easier to conceal redness rather than a large bump.

Lastly, for the days that I just need to pamper myself, I turn to Nº7 Purifying Sauna Mask. Not only does this mask instantly warm giving a relaxed feel to the skin, but it also exfoliates and detoxifies the skin at the same time. I also like that when I do want to pamper my skin during my busy schedule, it doesn't take half an hour, only 5 minutes. 

Do you have a mask suggestion I should try? I haven't tried too many, but I have a feeling more will be on there way into my skin care routine.

Other posts from this series:
The Trio | Serums

25.3.13

Creme de la Cream

These are the creme de la creme, cream of the cream, best of the best; however you want to say it, these are my top cream blushes form my collection. I really love the cream blush look lately and they have been creating a hole in my bank account. There is no chance of your cheeks looking powdery, and they give the most natural effect. Many people are afraid of cream blushes, or have had a bad experience with them due to over use, but as soon  as you know the simple tips. The key for me is a brush, although some do prefer their fingers and starting off with a small amount and then slowly adding more will keep away any chance of a clown face. Sounds easy when you know how - eh? It takes a little learning, but it is completely worth it!

There really is no need to have so many shades, but feel free if you'd like. In case you have limited space, let me give you the rundown...

For the ones who know what there doing, Stila and Elizabeth Arden will be for you. Want a pink? The Convertible Colour in Gerbera is perfect. Something more bold? Convertible Color in Poppy can become a natural or bold flush and anything in between. Subtle more your thing? Ceramide Blush in Plum

Something for the less advance person a sheerer product might be called upon, brands such as Lise Watier, Revlon and Becca might end up in your shopping baskets. Want a pop of colour? The choice of Photoready Cream Blush in Coral Reef will do just that. Want the most natural effect possible?  Beach Tint in Watermelon. Want a light texture? Happy Face gel texture feels weightless with a nice colour payoff. 

My holy grails are the Stila Convertible Colors for the multi-purpose of cheeks and lips, the little amount you need, the wide colour selection and the best formulation currently on the shelves. They tick all the boxes for me! Do you have any cream blush suggestions that might knock the Convertible Colour off the podium?
Stila Convertible Color in Gerbera - a light peachy pink
Stila Convertible Color in Poppy - an opaque red
Revlon Coral Reef 300 - a bright coral
Becca Beach Tint in Watermelon - a very sheer pink
Lise Watier Happy Face - a gel sheer raspberry red
Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Blush in Plum - an opaque muted plum

23.3.13

Pastel Picks | Easter Edition

 Easter is just over a week away, and while I will be munching on Easter eggs, I will also be playing with makeup all weekend long. Particularly the shades will be pastels, they really do put you in the spring mood. I pieced together some of my favourite pastel pieces in my collection already, but who knows how much longer until another gets added. The life of an addict I tell you!

While nails will be left for another day, I never actually realized the amount of pastel and Easter themed shades that I own. Some of my favourite everyday shades are actually pastels. The Revlon Photoready Cream Blush in Pinch is regularly applied to my cheeks for a natural flushed look. I'm actually unsure if the blushes are limited edition or not, as I have seen them popping up around on blogs, but aren't in any of my local stores that carry Revlon. If you do get a chance to try them, grab them quick I tell ya! Revlon must make some fantastic pastel shades, because my other most used product is from them as well, Revlon Lip Butter in Cotton Candy. The shade leaves a beautiful bubblegum pink shade to the lips, that is still very wearable. Another Revlon Lip Butter in Gumdrop also graces the lips, but lightly. A light coating leaves the lips with a lovely slightly more purple tone. Last but not least is Revlon Just Kissable Lip Balm Stain in Charm, the light peach shade is a perfect nude lip for my light skin, but I do find that the stain doesn't actually stain my lips. Luckily the shade is a gem.

The others that I still love that don't always get grabbed are some Limited Edition products. Between my job, and my blog, I don't really like to talk about limited edition shades and that usually happens if I wear them. Last spring a unique palette loosened my purse strings, Nars Ramatuelle, which has three shades that don't seem like they would go together. Nars somehow made the cool ice blue to warm orange shades, just work. Around the same time the Lise Watier Quatuor Aquarella palette was released. A light yellow gold can be paired with any of the other three shades, a medium ping, a light sky blue, and a darker purple. MAC Viva Glam Gaga Lipstick was in every ones wish list as well as mine. The bright pink is a little too bright for my likings but when dotted onto the lip and rubbed in, it becomes muted and perfect.

Lastly a newer addition, the Rimmel Scandal Eyes Eyeliner in 008 Light Blue. While I'm still unsure how exactly I'm going to use this, but I'm hoping on the waterline it will brighten up the eye as well as add some subtle colour. 
Swatches Top to Bottom: 
Lise Watier Quatuor Aquarella, Rimmel Scandal Eyes in 008 Light Blue, Nars Ramatuelle
Swatches Left to Right, Top to Bottom:
MAC Viva Glam Gaga, Revlon Just Bitten Kissable Lip Balm Stain in Charm, Revlon Lip Butter in Gumdrop, Revlon Lip Butter in Cotton Candy

21.3.13

My Makeup: In Bloom

I'm always a sucker for new spring collections and I was really anxious to test out Elizabeth Ardens! If you remember last year, they made the most amazing rose gold highlighter, so I was hoping for the same great quality and products. 
I was actually disappointed by the one eyeshadow palette that I did pick up, Elizabeth Arden New York In Bloom Limited Edition Eye Shadow Trio in Violet. The packaging was amazing, as was the flow emboss on the pigment - it's really what sold me!  The pigmentation was really not there. The taupe shade was the best quality, and the one shade I was really looking forward to using. The other two, are a different story; the pink only showed a sheer was of glitter, and the dark matte purple was impossible to use if you wanted any definition in the eye. The shades did work a bit better, when using the sponge applicator, but those are just not my thing. 
  For the rest of my face, I started out with one of the most important things, sunscreen. Even though there is 3 feet of snow outside, the sun can be just as dangerous, or even more so, with the reflection off of the snow. I used my favourite foundation at the moment, Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum in shade 52 to even out my skin tone, with a little bit of concealer under my tired eyes. My cheeks got a glow with the Rimmel Wake Me Up Instant Radiance Shimmer Touch. The shade 003 Peach Glow actually works as a highlighter/blush on my white skin, and the result is so pretty. My lips were painted with my oh-so-favorite Clairins Instant Light Lip Perfector in 01, and lashes were swept with a new favourite, Clinique High Impact Extreme Mascara. Defined eyes and an effortless face was the finished result, and while the eye shadows were a disappointment, the rest of the gems made up for it. 

Kiehls Super Fluid SPF $50 // Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum #52 // Clinique Airbrush Concealer in Shade 1 // Rimmel Wake Me Up 003 Peach Glow // Elizabeth Arden New York In Bloom Limited Edition Eye Shadow Palette in Violette // Clairins Instant Light Lip Perfector 01



19.3.13

The Trio | Serums

Serums are my favourite skincare product. I love what they do, and I never feel bad spending more money on them as I always see the best results. Can you believe that I use three different types of serums in my skincare routine? Three, every day! These are the serums I've been reaching for that have made the cut. Let me get into what and when I've been using them!

Hydraluron - $20
This is an everyday product must for me. In the morning is when I reach for this the most, on nights when I'm not completely tired, I'll incorporate this as well. I've seen amazing results from this! I have extremely dehydrated skin, which causes flakiness and this has made it so I have seen very minimal dry patches. The clear, gel-like serum glides on the skin really well so you don't need a lot of product. I do find that you need a moisturizer after this, as the finish on the skin is a little uncomfortable. 

Lancome Visionnaire - $102
I had wanted a product that would help with the evenness of my skin tone. I had quite red and blotchy skin and this really helped turn that around. I've been using this for about three months and my skin tone is drastically more even. Every night I've been applying this, and while I don't see immediate results with Visionnaire, but the long term ones are worth it! This is also supposed to help with pores, and honestly, I didn't see much difference. This is also an anti-ageing serum, which is always nice, but I would have only prevented, not reversed at my age, so I didn't see a difference it that part. 

Kiehls Midnight Recovery Concentrate - $48
My favourite serum! I've loved this from first use. I use this a couple times a week at night over top of Visionnaire, and wake up with my skin much more calm, and so much smoother. The oil makes it a definite night-only serum. I also don't put a moisturizer atop as I feel this gives me enough hydration through the night. Its recommended that you use 1-2 drops, but I've been slathering this on with about 5-6 drops. With 1-2 drops, it can't spread over my entire skin, which is kind of annoying. Lets just hope I don't run out too fast!

Other posts in this series:
The Trio | Face Masks

17.3.13

Green Ombre Nails | St. Patricks Day!

While everyone was celebrating St. Patricks Day with green beer and hangovers, I celebrated the day with some green cloths, and some green ombre nails! I love ombre nails and always forget how easy they are. If you're unsure how to do ombre nails, all you need is two nail polishes, cosmetic sponges and a spare 10-30 minutes. Essentially I like to have a surface (that's disposable!) and paint two lines next to each other, then press a cosmetic sponge on top of it. After the sponge has a lot of polish on it,  continuously tap it onto the nail until you get the ombre effect you like. I also like to start off with a base coat of polish, normally the lightest shade to make it faster.  

I used two shades, OPI Gargantuan Green Grape as a base which is a slightly blue based light green and over top is Essie Mojito Madness!

What do you think about the ombre nails? How did you spend your St. Patricks Day?

15.3.13

Essie Spring 2013 Collection

The newest Essie collection for spring hit the shelves recently, and as with almost every Essie collection, I needed to have them all. I feel like even if I won't wear one of them, I need, it's the sad truth. I'm actually loving all of them, even the pink shade Madison Ave-hue which normally I wouldn't like. All of the shades represent spring coming, like Easter and bringing out all of the bright shades. 

I was impressed with so many of the shades, Go Ginza is my absolute favourite from the bunch as it's exactly my colour. I also think I found one of my favourite reds, Hip-Anema, it looks so vibrant on the nails. I also love the Easter hue from Bond With Whomever, but it is very similar to Coats Azure without the shimmer. The other shades resemble other Essie shades, but none of them are close enough to be compared to. I do think that they are running out of different shades of pink.

There aren't any shades that I dislike, but there are a few of the formulations that I wasn't entirely impressed with. Maximillian Strasse-Her and Bond With Whomever where ever so slightly gloopy - sigh
Go Ginza - a pale lilac
Bond With Whomever - a pale blue toned purple
Madison Ave-Hue - a pink with silver shimmer
Hip-Anema - a vibrent red with orange undertones
Avenue Maintain - a lightened sky blue
Maximillian Strasse-Her - a pale grey green

What do you think of these shades? Are there any that you are going to pick up?


14.3.13

Twist It Up, Draw It On

For the past few weeks, I've noticed a trend in the products I've been using, they all in easy and convenient packaging. You don't need brushes, they twist up and well, they all resemble a crayon. You have most likely seen some of these products in posts, as some are long time favorites, as well as new ones that I've been loving. Somehow, this 'crayon' type packaging has hit all categories except for foundation. Here's the round up...

Loreal True Match Super Blendable Crayon Concealer in N1-2-3
I've really been loving this concealer for blemishes and under eyes. It is creamy at the start, but as soon as you blend it in it settles into a dryer formula, perfect for my oily eyes and skin. The shade is unfortunately a little dark, but if you blend it well enough it can work. I just wish it would come in a shade lighter.


Clinique Chubby Stick Eye Tint in Whopping Willow
I've been obsessing over these eye tints, but this olive green is the one I've been reaching for most. The green is easy to wear with is golden undertones, while bringing out my hazel eye color as well. These apply sheer, which make for a perfect all-in-one product for smoky eyes, but can easily be layered to get an opaque color. These can stay on the lids for quite some time without any creasing if they are worn without a primer. Alas, the perfect 2 minute eye.

Stila Smudge Crayon Waterproof Eye Color in Rose
I'm not a pink eyeshadow person, but I've been quite impressed with the shade Rose, as I don't end up looking like I have an infected eye; no one likes that look. I rarely wear this one on its own, but a little brown in the outer corner and my eyes are complete.


Stila Long Wear Lip Color in Exquisite
As spring is coming, I can probably predict that this light plum will be the darkest I will go. Darker shades are not normally the fast to apply as they take a little bit more precision, but the applicator allows this to only take a couple seconds. The formulation doesn't allow the product to bleed or wear off easily. After a few hours, it does start to become slightly drying, but adding a little lip balm over top stops that form happening.

Revlon Just Bitten Kissable Lip Balm Stains in Honey
The balm stains have been put on the back burner recently as all the new products have been coming out, but I still keep coming back to them. The left over stain is what sells me. As I rarely check my lipstick, knowing there's a bit of color on my lips from keeping me looking dead is very much appreciated. Honey, whilst it doesn't leave the most noticeable stain, is my favorite shade in the bunch.

Clinique Chubby Sticks
Of all lip products, the Chubby Sticks are my favorite. I love the texture, the color, everything about them. Chunky Cherry was my first one, and it continues to be my most worn. The subtle red makes me feel a little more dressed up, even if I'm in sweats and a baggy sweater - which is a regular accurance. Some aren't a fan, and if I had naturally dark pigmented lips, I wouldn't like these as much. Having lighter lips allows these to show up since they are sheer. Please Clinique, have more shades! Preferably ones that aren't brown, yuck! 

11.3.13

O•P•I Nail Envy

For as long as I can remember, I've never had good nails. I've gone through many methods to attempt to get them in better shape. When I was younger I always used to bite my nails down to little nibs, to the point where they bleed, and it was always from being bored and it was unintentional. The nail polish clear coat that is used to stop you biting because it tastes bad, never worked, than I started to wear bright nail polish so I would notice when I was doing it, that actually started to help and kept me from biting regularly. Even though I stopped biting, I picked at them when there were jagged edges as well as when they were pealing. Pealing was my biggest issue, as well as they never wanted to grow. Thankfully I've finally found the solution!

O•P•I Nail Envy ($18) has changed everything. I've been using this for roughly 6 weeks, and even from the first application I could notice a difference in my nails. I now never get peeling or flaking, and I've only had a few breaks, but I was expecting that as I'm quite hard on my nails at work. The other thing that has changed is that they won't stop growing! As my polish tends to stay on forever with my Seche Vite top coat, I can always see the new growth that forms, and I'm always amazed! My tips are extremely hard as well. They are extremely hard to bend if I push down on them, and I think that has to do with the way that Nail Envy works. It's hard to explain, but after two coats, my nails are curved more at the tips, which makes sense to why they are breaking and peeling less.

Aside from the amazing results with my nail quality, Nail Envy has an amazing consistency on its own. Before every nail polish change I apply two coats, which dry so fast that I don't even have to wait before painting my nails with a top coat. I am actually scared not to apply this before nail polish, as I feel like my nails will do a complete 180º in the wrong direction. I have yet to use this as a top coat, but I don't see the point as it is pretty expensive, and I assume it won't make any difference, but do correct me if I'm wrong!

My nails have been looking better than ever, to the point where I've had multiple people ask me if these are my real nails, which I happily say yes to, and tell them I owe it all to Nail Envy. This product will be staying in my nail care routine for years to come.

The nail polish I am wearing in the photos is, Avenue Maintain from Essie Spring 2013 Collection

8.3.13

Disappointing Buys: Lipsticks

When it comes to lip products, I'm not overly picky about them, but over the past few years, I've picked up some products that I was not to happy about. I am the most disappointed with products that I spent a bit of money on, when they are $10, it's not much of a loss. Not only are they bad products, but most of them are from 'What the hell was I thinking?!' moments.
Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupte #7
I had quite high hopes for this one, I thought the color was going to give me that perfect nude lip, and while I don't mind the shade - it's a little too pale, the way this looks when it's applied is very unappealing. Because this is so smooth, it moves all around my lips and very noticeably into the cracks.  I know it doesn't look so bad in the pictures, but believe me, it's bad. I sometimes wear this almost as a 'stain' effect, lightly rubbing it into the lips so it's unable to move around. 
Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupte Perle #108
Not only does this have the same problem with wear as the one above, but I don't know what I was thinking when I decided I needed a light purple pink lipstick. The tone of it is just not appealing on my lipstick, but as I spent about $35 pull it out about once every six months so I get use of it.
Smashbox Charming
Can you believe this was my first ever high end lipstick? I really don't know why I though this looked good on me - a light bronze, really? I remember thinking to myself about 4 years ago when I bought this, that it made me look like a bronze goddess, when really it just washed me out and make my teeth look yellow. 
Benefit Lip Gloss in Almost Famous
One day, also about 4 years ago when I was browsing a Benefit counter, they had an offer for when you buy a lipstick, you get a free lip gloss. I don't know what inclined me to think I needed a brown glittery lip gloss, but boy does it ever look bad. Browns rarely look good on me, and this has to be the worst. I think this is the second time I've ever worn this aside from the day I bought it.

I realized I really need to do some spring cleaning, and throw some old and bad products out. I think the makeup collector in me cringes at the thought of throwing something out that isn't finished. Intervention please! I think I also realized that I made some very bad product decisions when I was just starting to learn everything. 

6.3.13

Lazy Face Day

When you literally have to shove yourself out of bed in the morning, to get about 20 minutes before you have to leave; finding work clothes, brushing your teeth and spraying a texturizer in yesterdays hair, you find yourself left with roughly 10 minutes before you have to leave the house, grabbing your 'lazy face products' are key.

This has happened to many times for me to count, so enter my go-to look, and the products that do it, oh so well...

To even out the redness, a light coverage, dewy finish foundation makes you look awake and young, since 5 years might have been added with those sleepless eyes, Revlon Nearly Naked is the perfect choice to bringing back my youth. With spots and under eye circles needing to be covered, a dual use product such as Loreal True Match Crayon Concealer that will do both. A small amount of blush using a fan brush will leave that natural look, a bright coral similar to Stila Custom Color Blush in Self-Adjusting Coral is the best for pale skin. Since I rarely leave the house without a little filling of my brows since they became thinner than I like (should have stepped away from the tweezers), Anastasia Brow Powder Duo in Ebony is one of the best products for the job. A bit of Urban Decay Primer Potion and a few sweeps of Clinique Eye Tint in Whopping Willow bring a subtle colour to the face. Most people would be able to get away with just the Eye Tint. To bring light and definition to the eyes a highlight in Bourjois Eyeshadow Pot in 08 Ombre a Paupieres goes in the inner corner, and a coat of your favourite mascara. I used Lancome Definicils which is not pictured because I'm a bad blogger! A quick sweep of Lancome L'Absolu Lu in 208 and MAC Lip Glass in Pink Lemonade create a light pinkie nude to finish everything off.

It seems like a lot of products, but after a few times, you can easily get it down to 10 minutes. Promise!

4.3.13

Spring Nail Polish Jar

Nail polish has a special place in my heart. Not only do I love wearing a new colour on my tips, but I find it extremely relaxing. While I have way to many nail polishes for a sane person to own, I seem to stick to the same sort of nail polishes per season. As I start to wear one more often the most, I keep in in my nail polish jar, easy to reach, inspiration, and they look pretty placed on the top of my makeup drawers. Here's the rundown of what I've been drawn to...

Top Row (Left to Right)

Revlon Bare Bones - a creamy beige that gives you 'mannequin hands'
Essie Fiji - an opeque light baby pink
Essie Mint Candy Apple - the most happy colour I own. The perfect mix of light green and blue.
Chanel Black Pearl - a dark metallic green
Essie It's Genius - a violet with gold shimmer
Deborah Lippmann I Know What Boys Like - a medium periwinkle blue
Essie Butler Please - a true bright cobalt blue
Gosh Midnight Blue - an almost black blue metallic that becomes bright blue in the light
OPI Just A Little Rosti At This - a berry red
Dior Purple Mix - a dark red purple

 What have you been loving on your nails?

2.3.13

February Favourites!


As the time comes for me to tell you about all the products that have stolen my heart, I've found this month was extremely easy to choose my handful of products. They have been ones I've been reaching for about half of the time, and that is an amazing ratio for me!

Vasaline Spray & Go
This has easily become my most used body moisturizer. Not only does it hydrate my body really well, but it sprays such a fine mist that it almost doesn't need to be rubbed in. As someone that really does not like a heavy moisturizer on my body or hands, this has become such a wonder. If the thought of not having to rub in a moisturizer doesn't make you lust for it, the scent will! The cocoa makes you smell delicious!

Benefit They're Real
I'm sure you haven't heard of this product right?! Kidding, everyone one and there dog has heard some thing about it. It may be that it does the most amazing job at separating, lengthening and making you lashes look... well, fake, or that it dries out way to fast for the price. While I still choose to skip morning coffees in replace for fantastic lashes, the price doesn't bother me too much, so it still is at the top of my heart. 

OPI Nail Envy
Another product that has been popping up everywhere, and I took to the hype to help treat my brittle, flakey nails. I have a post coming up soon about my results, so I won't go into it too much, but I'm sure you can guess if it is in this list.

Essie Mint Candy Apple
After searching for this shade for almost two years, and feeling like I would have to take a trip to England just for it, a display popped up with the shade, and I grabbed it immediately! The shade is amazing, it is the perfect blend of green and blue. The only unfortunate part is that Essie still has the stick thin brush in Canada. 

Hydraluron
After about three weeks of use my skin has been looking amazing, fresher, more plump and it looks just overall healthy. I've also noticed much less flakiness as it has defiantly been making my skin less dehydrated. 

Hair Doughnut 
I am the person that will spend hours trying to figure out how to do my hair fast and efficiently just to be able to sleep a few more minutes. Luckily the hair doughnut has been one of those hairstyles, and I've been wearing so much lately, like in this post!

Revlon Nearly Naked Foundation
I'm not sure if I'm ready to proclaim this as my new favourite foundation, but if I had to pick three foundations to wear for the rest of my life, this would be one of them. I get the most beautiful glowy finish to my skin and luckily the shade is light enough for my almost white skin. 

Clinique Chubby Stick
I've had a Chubby Stick for quite some time, and they have become one of my most worn products, particularly in the shade Chunky Cherry. The red allows me to wear a red, without being an 'in-your-face-red', which I really love. The texture is fantastic, as it doesn't feel drying, but allows me to move my lips around with ease while not having to worry about them wearing off in patches, which I've experienced too many times for my own good. 

Clinique Chubby Stick Eye Tint
This month the Eye Tints came out, I had so much hope for them because of my love for the regular Chubby Sticks. They are so soft, and create an amazing base, but wear so well on there own as well. I'm hoping I'll eventually have every shade!