The Body Shop Advent Calendars For 2017

The Body Shop 2017 Beauty Advent Calendars

As with previous years, The Body Shop Advent Calendars will suit any budget with several available.   It is nice that there are different options based on your budget.  They also have a countdown to the new year option for this year that makes a great gift for any beauty lover.  There is one calendar with 24 days of beauty, three options that include a 25th day plus the New Year Countdown calendars to choose from. The Body Shop Advent Calendar:  24 Days[Read more]

Biotherm Canadian Beauty Advent Calendar for 2017

Biotherm Advent Calendar Canada 2017

There is a new advent calendar to add to your wishlists for 2017!  As Canadians, we don’t get quite the selection that the UK and USA does but that seems to be changing as more brands offer an advent calendar.  This new Biotherm Advent Calendar is sure to be a hit for Canadian skincare lovers.  Priced at $82, it has already been offered for less with a minimum purchase from Biotherm’s website.  It is supposedly going to be available in[Read more]

Essie Gel Couture Find Me A Man-nequin Swatches & Review

Essie Gel Couture Find Me My Man-Nequin Swatches

I have a love hate relationship with Essie but I think their Gel Couture range may have changed that.  I have fairly big nails.  Not that they are extra long or anything, but they are not teeny tiny and that Essie brush drives me crazy.  Just requires too many brush strokes which can make some polishes look worse.  They have some great colours, good formulas but a brush makes all the difference.  Which is why I have not tried the[Read more]

7 Tea Accessories You Need From The Chapters-Indigo Winter-Holiday Release

7 winter holiday tea accessories you need from Chapters-Indigo - 2017 Gift Guide

I love Chapters and Indigo stores for teaware.  We all know books and tea go together but they do an amazing job of cute, well made mugs and accessories.  The holiday-winter collection is out (and currently 25% off).  So what is on my list?  It is not like I need more mugs, but lots of them because winter stuff is cute.  Most of it is not super holiday related so will last you through the season.  Not that I haven’t[Read more]

China Glaze Life’s Grimm (Happily Never After – Halloween 2017)

China Glaze Life's Grimm Swatch - Happily Never After Collection

I originally thought that Life’s Grimm from the China Glaze Happily Never After collection for Halloween 2017 was black with gold based on the press images.  But turns out it is a beautiful blackened hunter to dark olive green with green and gold in it.  Out now at Sally’s in Canada, I found a bottle at Winners for $5.99.  Nail Polish Canada also has the full collection if you want them. It goes on a little darker than the bottle[Read more]