Category Archive: Skincare

Elizabeth Arden – Ceramide Boosting 5-Minute Facial

  Confession: I’ve never had a professional facial (I’ve also never been to a spa or have had a massage either, for that matter *insert stunned silence here*), but I’ve read countless reports… Continue reading

Blurred Lines: the flawless skin effect

  For those of us not blessed with perfectly poreless skin, we now have some interesting new options to work with, as several brands have all jumped on the ‘blur’ bandwagon. The following… Continue reading

Dior – Dreamskin Perfect Skin Creator

  Meet my latest obsession: Dior Dreamskin Perfect Skin Creator. The name says it all and let’s face it; for those of us not blessed with a perfect complexion, who wouldn’t want dream… Continue reading

Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate + a cause

  Here’s a scary statistic: 72% of children who need HIV treatment are not receiving it. Founded as an old-world apothecary in 1851 in New York’s East Village neighbourhood, Kiehl’s has become known… Continue reading

A Mèreadesso Casting Call

  If you’re a woman (or man) between the ages of 35-50 years and live in the Toronto area, then you’re in luck: luxury skincare brand Mèreadesso wants you. Or rather, they want… Continue reading

shu uemura 6 heart Princess Anti/Oxi Cleansing Oil, Holiday 2013

  Using an oil to clean your face might seem somehow counterintuitive, but there’s a reason why the shu uemura Cleansing Oil range has reached cult status: they work. Seriously & amazingly well,… Continue reading

L’Occitane en Provence – a “Divine” Event

  L’Occitane en Provence is a brand that I’ve been passionate about from the time I first discovered their totally amazing Hand Cream (*note to self: must write a full post on that)… Continue reading

L’Occitane en Provence – Cade Shaving Products, Male Beauty Edition

  When I was invited to a recent L’Occitane en Provence event, I dragged brought my husband along, and even though he has accompanied me to several events before this, none have ever… Continue reading

Celebrate Earth Day with Kiehl’s Limited Edition Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel Cream

  To celebrate Earth Day, the venerable skin & hair care purveyor Kiehl’s, has partnered with Canadian recording artist and environmentally conscious Alanis Morissette, to release the Limited Edition Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel… Continue reading