Drugstore Faves – My Makeup Until I Move

Drugstore Faves

Moving is a pain in the *** and since I already broke my fave blush trying to work around the boxes that are in my office, I decided to pack up my makeup carefully in advance of the move.  This means I had to pick what was staying with me to last the next two […]

Zoya Beatrix Pixie Dust – Mariposa Glitter Dupe

zoya beatrix pixie dust vs mariposa orange glitter dupe bottles

As I mentioned when I reviewed the rest of the Mariposa glitter polishes recently, the orange would be featured separately and here it is.  On swatching it, I realized that while not a dupe, it is very close to Zoya Beatrix, one of their Pixie Dust polishes. Both have a similar tangerine tone, Mariposa is […]

Mariposa Glitter Polishes – Dollarama Find

Mariposa Glitter Pixie Dust Packaging

I was quite impressed with the original set of Mariposa polishes I tried, even though their long wear polish was not great so I thought I would give them another chance.  This latest Dollarama find is their glitter polishes.  A set of 6 mini polishes for $3.  These have a sand/pixie dust type feel to […]

Essence Let The Stars Rain Down On Me!

Essence Shake Me Up Nail Art Holo Top Coat - Let The Stars Rain Down On Me!

While I love a good holo polish, they can get expensive, especially when you want various colours so when I saw Essence had a new holo top coat at my local Shoppers Drug Mart, I had to have it. Essence Let The Stars Rain Down On Me is from the nail art collection and has […]

Essence Hidden Stories Nail Polish Swatches

Essence Hidden Stories Collection

New Essence collections always make me happy, you can buy the whole collection for around $50 and get Optimum points!  Sadly, a lot of the Hidden Stories collection was already sold out in my favourite store but I picked up the nail polishes. These limited edition Essence polishes offer effects, effects, effects! From frosted to […]

Essence Colour Correcting Concealer Sticks

Essence Colour Correcting Concealer Sticks Pencils All

The latest Essence release at Shoppers Drug Mart included three colour correcting concealer sticks priced at just $4 each.  You know I can’t resist Essence’s awesome budget beauty buys, so I picked up all three to try out. say NO to imperfections – 20 natural beige say NO to dark circles – 30 bright rose […]

Essence Pastel Ombre Nail Art Polish in Blurry Up

Essence Pastel Ombre Nail Polish Swatch

I recently picked up Essence Pastel Ombre nail art polish in Blurry Up! from Shoppers Drug Mart.  While I do have similar polishes in most colours that can be used for an ombre look and have lots of whites I can mix, I wanted to give this a try to see if it gave a […]

THEFACESHOP Trendy Nails GLI016 Swatch & Review

thefaceshop Trendy Nails Glitter GLI016 swatch

The final of the four gold toned polishes I picked up at THEFACESHOP, Trendy Nails in GLI016 has gold, blue and green glitter with larger gold hex and square flakes in a clear base. While less obvious in this image, I got lots of compliments when I wore GLI016 over Zoya Logan which picked up more […]

THEFACESHOP Trendy Nails GLI006 Swatch & Review

thefaceshop Trendy Nails Glitter GLI006 swatch

THEFACESHOP Trendy Nails in GLI006 was not one I picked up for my night out like GLI001 or GLI003 but one I was excited about as it seemed to be an almost dupe for Zoya Pixie Dust in Godiva.  Godiva is one of my favourite neutrals with some sparkle and one I have worn a […]