Zoya Mystery Mini Swatches: Violet, Temperance & Marion

Zoya Mystery Mini Set Violet Marion Temperance Swatches

Every so often, Zoya releases special sets for a limited time.  Usually, these offers have only been open to US residents, but they recently started shipping to Canada too.  While you still get free shipping with some of these special offers, you do have to pay an international surcharge, so not quite as cheap but still some amazing deals.  So when they mentioned the newest Zoya Mystery Mini set, I just had to have it.  It includes three never seen[Read more]

How Shoppers Drug Mart Optimum Ruined My No Buy July

Drug Store Beauty Haul Using Shoppers Drug Mart Optimum Bonus Points

On June 25th I decided to join the No Buy July challenge and started right then.  With No Buy July, you still buy groceries etc.  Although, it is a great time to use up all the stuff in your cupboards too, lots of new foods come out in July.  You just don’t buy all the extra stuff we spend on.  Take inventory of what you have and what you need and get your spending priorities in order. I was doing[Read more]

Shark Week Nailart #NOTD

shark week nailart - tea & nail polish #NOTD

I was painting my nails with Hard Candy Sky when one of the Canadian Beauty Bloggers mentioned that it was Shark Week and we would have a linky for our shark week themed makeup and nailart looks. While almost everyone has heard of Shark Week, if you are not familiar with what it actually is, Shark Week is an annual, week-long programming block on the Discovery Channel which features shark-based programming, real and fictional.  Shark Week has been around since 1988[Read more]

Ipsy Swatches: Formula X Nail Polish, Tre’StiQue & OFRA Eyeliners

I figured it was about time that I share the swatches of the items in my June 2015 Ipsy bag.  You can see the products here for more details. Starting with  Formula X nail colour in Power Source.  As I mentioned in the unboxing, I was surprised this was chosen for me as I have all of my options set for pale skin and Power Source is the feature colour in the Formula X set for medium-deep skintones.  That being[Read more]

Canada Day Nails #NOTD

Canada Day Nailart Nail of the Day

Canada Day needs matching nails for the celebrations, so I thought I would give you a look at my Canada Day look. Base: Essie Blanc Accent Nails: Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Red Carpet Nail Decals: Canada Day Maple Leafs from NailFun2U on Etsy It has been a long week and I do not have the patience to try hand-painting a maple leaf, especially using my left hand to paint a matching leaf on my dominant hand, so I am glad I picked up[Read more]