Quo by Orly Breathable Stronger Than Ever

Quo by Orly Breathable Stronger Than Ever Swatch with Rica The Golden Egg & Joy and Polish vinyls

It feels like it has been ages since I posted an #AlphabetNails look, so much so that I had to look back to remember what letter I was up to in the challenge.  For S I chose Quo by Orly Breathable in Stronger Than Ever. Shown here with two coats of Quo by Orly Breathable in Stronger Than Ever with accents of Rica The Golden Egg using Joy and Polish Co. nautical themed vinyls.  It is a shimmering darker pink[Read more]

Mr Kettle Tea Chocolate Mint Rooibos & Mrs. Pot’s Apple Pie

Mr Kettle Chocolate Mint Rooibos Tea - Packaging - Hamilton Farmers Market

While shopping at my local farmers market, I noticed a new stall with tea!  Of course, I had to stop and check out the various tins of teas that Mr Kettle Gourmet Teas & Treats had to offer.  They had quite a variety of teas and the stallholder was happy to recommend teas based on our likes and let me take a sniff of everything!  I settled on trying the Chocolate Mint Rooibos and got a sample pack of Mrs.[Read more]

ChickAdvisor Showcase Toronto Recap

ChickAdvisor Showcase - All Products Received

Ever considered going to a ChickAdvisor Showcase?  I went to my first one yesterday in Toronto and thought I would share my experiences so you have a better idea of what to expect and can decide if it is worth the ticket price. I know many of you will only care about the products, so if you want to skip what will probably be a long and picture heavy post, this is everything we took home after trying at the[Read more]

Avon Gel Finish Barely There & Sterling Nail Art

Avon Fall Trends - Neutrals For Work Cuticle Stone

The first of the colour reports for fall was green and it looks like Avon got it right as the new Pantone colour of the year is Kale!  The second of the colour reports is metallics and neutrals and I have two Avon Gel Finish polishes to share, Barely There and Sterling. On trend nails are not always the most work appropriate colours but these colours are suitable for work while dressed up enough for going out with some added metallic[Read more]

Joy & Polish Co Spiced Plum & Goldschlacquer

Joy and Polish Bottles - Spiced Plum and Goldschlacquer

Always looking out for local makers for beauty products, I noticed that the upcoming Craftadian show in Mississauga this weekend has a nail polish maker, Joy and Polish Co.  I can’t make it to the show this weekend, but tried out Stephanie’s personal fave polish, Goldschlacquer along with Spiced Plum and some of her new nail vinyls. Like many indie polish makers, Stephanie got into making her own polishes about five years ago while doing her own nails and wanting[Read more]