HollyBerry Mineral Makeup Review

HollyBerry Mineral Makeup Review and Swatches at Craftadian

You may remember HollyBerry from my previous review of their skincare line.  She makes the most amazing Milk Chocolate body lotion.  They recently expanded to include mineral makeup and I got some face products and eyeshadows to try out! Starting with the face products, the range includes four products suitable for light to medium skintones.  I my case, especially so close to winter, this often means they are too dark but these do work for pale skin. Face Powder (Light) – eliminates[Read more]

It’s Only Natural Bath & Skincare Review

It's Only Natural Fergus Ontario Craftadian Review - Canadian Indies

Hamilton has a great indie business scene.  I am lucky enough to live not far from James St N where there are lots of small local businesses and stores that stock products from the home based indies like the James North General Store and others.  The thriving indie businesses mean we are lucky enough to host quite a few makers markets, craft shows and popups each year.  The next one is Craftadian happening this Saturday at McMaster Innovation Park and[Read more]

Ellingwood Soap Company

Ellingwood Soap Company Hamilton Review Canada

Growing up my sister had really bad eczema. So bad that when we moved, the new neighbours called child services when my mum was giving her a bath because she screamed just from water. So the Ellingwood Soap Company really resonates with me. Michael and Anna started making their own skincare to combat their daughter’s eczema when she was just a year old. So they needed something natural, gentle enough for a baby and that would not irritate their little[Read more]

Born Pretty Store Grey Stamping Polish Review & Swatches

BP Born Pretty Grey Stamping Polish Swatches - All Colours

Every so often, I buy a stamping polish that just doesn’t show well unless over white or black.  I recently picked up this medium grey from Born Pretty so thought I would share the swatches over various colours to help you choose whether it is right for you.  I usually use silver over grey stamping polish as they don’t always show over certain colours where silver usually shows well but it was under $1 on sale so worth trying. The brush is[Read more]

Avon True Color Nail Polishes in Night Violet & Smoky Plum Swatches & Review

Avon True Color Spring 2017 Nail Polish in Smoky Plum and Night Violet

As I mentioned the other day, there are lots of new shades in the Avon True Color range and today I am sharing their nail polishes in Smoky Plum and Night Violet.  These are two of the shades I have really been enjoying from the latest release of the True Color collection. Avon True Color Smoky Plum Nail Polish Swatches and Review Smoky Plum in mixed sunlight / artificial lighting True Color Smoky Plum under artificial white light Avon True[Read more]