A Natural Touch of Summer in Winter with Weleda

Weleda Jardin de Vie Agrume and Calendula Intensive Skin Recovery

Despite the recent warmer weather, we know that winter is not over.  So a touch of summer always helps and I got that with Weleda.  I recently tried out one of their natural pefumes, Weleda Jardin de Vie Argume and Calendula Intensive Skin Recovery – because no one wants dry winter skin! Weleda, named after the Celtic goddess of wisdom and healing, is one of Europe’s leading natural skincare brands.  So they are ahead of the game in Canada with[Read more]

Pink and Gold Tree Nails with BP-L001 & Quo Breathable Stronger Than Ever

Born Pretty BP-L0001 Stamping Plate - Quo Stronger Than Ever - BP Gold 5ml - Swatches

Using the OG rectangle stamping plate from Born Pretty Store.  BP-L001 has a mix of nature image plates including flowers, leaves and my fave, the tree.  This image reminds me of the tree my sisters and I drew on our bedroom wall when we were kids.  If you are starting out with nail stamping, this is a great plate to start with.  They are well etched, a good size to cover the nail and have images to work for any look.[Read more]

Bulk Barn Moroccan Mint Tea Review

Bulk Barn Moroccan Mint Tea Review

The final of the three Bulk Barn teas I picked up to try is Moroccan Mint.  A mix of medium bodied green tea and Oregon peppermint for a refreshing and less grassy green tea.  It is the perfect mix between a “real tea” and a mint tea that many find a little too much. Bulk Barn Moroccan Mint Steeping Instructions and Ingredients Moroccan Mint Ingredients: Green tea, peppermint leaves (nothing added in this one, keep it simple) Steeping Instructions: 1 rounded[Read more]

All New Cutex – Not Just Nail Polish Remover Anymore!

Cutex - All New Cutex 2017 Products - Cutex Canada

Cutex has been around forever with good quality nail polish remover but did you know that the brand was the first to introduce nail tints, liquid polish and cuticle cream?  They concentrated on remover in recent years but after 100 plus years in business, have launched a new line of products that includes tools, treatments, nail polish colours, removers and an assortment of hand and foot creams. Nail Polish Removers: Five liquid formulas from gentle and nourishing to glitter removal and on-the-go pads.[Read more]

Leaf Vein Nails with Avon Envy & Born Pretty Store BP-L015

Born Pretty BP-L015 Stamping Plate Swatch - Avon Envy - MdU Forest

After a week of red and pink nails, I decided to switch things up with a little bit of nature.  I love the leaf vein stamping image from Born Pretty Store’s BP-L015 plate.  It looks great with leafy colours but also just as a regular image in neutral colours.  This one looks just as good with black and silver as more natural leafy colours.  The BP-L015 plate also includes some smaller images for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and mini flowers[Read more]