Canadian Indie Perfume Brands

Canadian Indie Perfume Brands - Beginners Guide

If you are anything like me, the $10 fee from Customs plus high shipping costs will make you wary of trying brands from the US and spending enough to get to free shipping from them. Luckily, we do have some Canadian brands to try out. Stereoplasm Stereoplasm is probably the biggest and well known of […]

Stereoplasm The Cats Perfumes

Stereoplasm Soft Cat Boho Cat Munchie Cat Reviews

The Stereoplasm Cats collection included eight scents and I picked up four of them. The original release included Ballroom Cat, Boho Cat, Crunchy Cat, Munchie Cat, Orchard Cat, Snoozy Cat, Soft Cat, and Stretchy Cat. I will review Snoozy Cat separately as I use it more as a sleep scent than daytime perfume. stereoplasm soft cat […]

Death & Floral Sweet Kitties (Custom Indie Perfumes)

Death and Floral Cat Customs Indie Perfume Review

Introducing the Sweet Kitties from Death & Floral. Combining my love of cats and sweet scents, I got these as part of an indie secret santa gift. I was lucky enough to get these  just before Brim from Death & Floral changed to a lottery system for customs so getting a set isn’t as easy […]

Alter Ego Elbaite Tourmaline Swatches (Polish Pickup January 2021)

Alter Ego Elbaite Tourmaline PPU Jan 2021 Swatches 2

Alter Ego Elbaite Tourmaline might be the shiftiest polish Cynthia has made. It looks purple in the bottle but is a green base with pink, blue and purple shifts and a beautiful shimmer. It is exclusive to Polish Pickup starting today through Monday and priced at $10US. Alter Ego Elbaite Tourmaline Swatches Three coats of Alter […]

Solstice Scents Manor Perfume Review

Solstice Scents Manor Perfume Oil Review 1

With an extensive nail polish collection and working at home away from a scent free work place, I have been exploring indie perfume options. Some of the first ones I tried and loved are from Solstice Scents. If you are not familiar with indie perfumes, they are often inspired by something, and in the case […]

Alter Ego Indie Nail Polish Starter Kit

Indie Nail Polish Starter Kit

Not sure where to start with indie nail polish or looking for a gift for someone who wants to move from mainstreams? Just in time for the holidays, Alter Ego has an indie nail polish starter kit for only $37 (USD) with free shipping in the US. Polishes will be a mix of colours and […]

Alter Ego Pewter Perfect & Cuticle Oil Duo for Polish Pickup

Alter Ego Cuticle Oils Polish Pickup Nov 2020

Polish Pickup time already? This month is red carpet themed and Alter Ego chose a pretty silvery dress from a model at the Cannes film festival. Pewter Perfect is an antique silver base with grey microflakes. My swatches show three coats on my middle fingers and two on my pointer/baby fingers. I think it does […]

12 Days of Alter Ego (Nail Polish & Body/Skincare Advent Calendar)

12 Days of Alter Ego 2020 - All Products Wrapped

I know, I know, wishing away the year and talking holiday stuff before Halloween. But this is a preorder and well, 2020 needs to be over anyway. New to Alter Ego for 2020 is a beauty and nail polish advent calendar. I say beauty, but it is really nail care, skin care and bath stuff. […]

Alter Ego Bulbasaur Swatches (Polished Gamers)

Alter Ego Bulbasaur Swatches 2 Polished Gamers Box

It is almost Polished Gamers time again and this month is Pokemon! Cynthia’s box exclusive is Bulbasaur, a cooler toned minty green with a darker green microglitter and silver shimmer. This one is honestly a lot prettier than my photos show, it almost glows and the cooler tone makes it a really wearable green. I […]