Deciem The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid Review

Deciem The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid B5 Hydrator Review

Hyaluronic Acid is in so many moisturizing products now.  However, many use the wrong kind of Hyaluronic Acid and it cannot penetrate the skin to actually help.  The Ordinary’s Hyaluronic Acid uses three forms of HA of varying molecular weights with a cross polymer to offer multi-depth hydration and visible plumping without drawing water out of the skin solely to improve temporary surface hydration. You apply this Hyaluronic Acid like a serum twice a day before any oils or moisturizers.  That way[Read more]

Deciem The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG Review

Deciem The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% EGCG Review

This is probably the product I am most religious about applying, even when I have no makeup on.  My eyes tend to look quite hollow and dark. Wearing glasses just magnifies this.  So any help I can get, I will take.  I have tried a bunch of caffeine eye creams but some irritate my eyes.  Replacing dark circles with bumps and redness is not helping so I love that The Ordinary Caffeine Solution works for me. You use this morning[Read more]

Deciem The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Solution Review

Deciem The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Review

If you have used any acne skin care or products targeted at teens, you have probably used some Salicylic Acid.  This BHA (Beta Hydroxy Acid) not only exfoliates but can penetrate deeper into the pores.  It dissolves oil buildup, helps regulate sebum production with regular use and leaves your skin clearer.  Use can also use it as a spot treatment on blemishes to help them heal more quickly. My skin takes combination as a challenge, and I tend to break out[Read more]

Citizen Tea Black Pearls Tea Review

Citizen Tea Black Pearls Review

When I moved to Canada, Teaopia was my go to for tea.  There was one in the mall a short walk from my place.  They were so friendly, had great teas and were really knowledgeable about the teas.   The steepers we all love?  Teaopia had a “Tea Master” even back then.   When it was sold to Teavana they kept the location but you likely know my feelings on Teavana’s sales tactics, so I rarely visited.  So I was delighted to[Read more]

Blogolympics Blogging Challenge – Winter 2018 Olympics

Blogolympics 2018 - 17 Day Blogging Challenge During The 2018 Winter Olympics

My December challenge did not go as planned, so I have joined the Blogolympics!  Many people are doing different things for the Blogolympics.  Some are doing sport type challenges.  Others are doing winter themed ideas.  I went with 17 days of blog organization to help me stay on track.  The Blogolympics runs from February 9th to 25th for the duration of the winter 2018 Olympics. Blogolympics: The Opening Ceremonies & Early Days Friday 9th February: Check your analytics and update[Read more]