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]

HandTreat Mani by Look Beauty Review

Every time I am in Shoppers Drug Mart, I am tempted by Look Beauty’s Masque Bar products.  I have seen many great reviews of their Brightening Sheet Masks but not the hand/nail masks that I am more interested in.  At $10 and with lots of different products at home, I have resisted the urge to try them.  Until I popped into the store near my office and they were putting HandTreat hand masks on the clearance shelf.  I can’t resist[Read more]

Five To Finish By Fall

Five To Finish By Fall Face Edition

Like many of the Canadian Beauty Bloggers network, I have lots of products I have opened or used a few times sitting on my vanity or hidden in the bottom of my beauty organizer.   So we are joining together to finish five products by fall and cut down on the products taking up space. So here are my five products to use by fall. Five to Finish By Fall Guidelines 1. Pick 5 items (extras are okay) that you[Read more]

Hard Candy 20th Anniversary Nail Polishes Review & Swatches: Mint, Sky & Claws Up

Hard Candy 20th Anniversary Nail Polish Sky Mint Claws Up

I can still remember wanting a bottle of Hard Candy Sky back in the 90s.  That iconic blue polish worn by Alicia Silverstone was hard enough to find on this side of the pond without finding it in the UK and Hard Candy was more of an indie brand back then, certainly not found in Walmart stores.  A relative in the US sent me a bottle and I pretty much stalked the “postman” (we don’t call it mail in the[Read more]

Help Women Beat The Cancer Blues With #WinkDay

WinkDay Selfie - Help Beat The Cancer Blues

If you have someone in your life who has gone through cancer, you know that the emotional toll can be as hard on them as the physical toll from illness and treatment.  #WinkDay is a promotion by Beauty Gives Back, the charitable arm of the Canadian Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association Foundation to treat the emotional fallout from cancer by helping women feel better about themselves. Today, June 18th, wear blue eyeliner/eye shadow to colour your eyes blue in support of women going[Read more]