Avon A Box Pro Picks Box For Fall 2017

Avon A Box Pro Picks Fall 2017 Skincare and Makeup - All Products

Many of us have dropped our subscription box habit for numerous reasons.  The main one for me was not loving the boxes and thinking that saving the $10-20 spent on each could be better used on stuff I love.  Add in the cost of shipping and some of the Canadian ones going out of business increasing the shipping cost from the US if you want them and the new Avon A Box program looks pretty good.   Rather than mystery items,[Read more]

Hard Candy Look Pro Metal Eyes Set

Hard Candy Metal Eyes Set Review

Heavier metallic colours are not really my thing in the warmer months when the Hard Candy Look Pro! Metal Eyes set landed in Walmart stores across Canada.  But as we head into fall sweater weather and certainly holiday season, colours like these get a lot more use.  The Look Pro! Metal Eyes eyeshadow set from Hard Candy  includes 4 highly pigmented metallic pearl eyeshadows, mixing liquid, a mixing well, a professional dual-ended eyeshadow brush, and a mini black eyeliner.  You can[Read more]

Flexitol Heel Balm vs Heel Magic – Which Do You Need?

Flexitol Heel Balm vs Heel Magic - Which Works Best

After a summer of sandals and pedis, stuffing my feet into boots and not worrying about as many pedicures in the cooler month often leaves my feet looking not their best.  But not as bad as my other half’s feet as he wears work boots all day and rarely sits down.   Flexitol Heel Balm has been a staple in our home for some time.  It is one of the rare things he find actually works on his gross calloused feet. [Read more]

eos Organic Lip Balm Spheres

EOS Organic Lip Balms - Sweet Mint and Strawberry Sorbet - Packaging

I have horribly dry lips.  Despite constant exfoliation and lip balms/oils, they get dry and flaky quickly.  Side effect of a medication I take so not much I can do other than keep applying moisture.  EOS Spheres have long been a favourite.  Especially the US versions that we can’t get up here.   They get way better flavours. So EOS, make Lemon Drop and Tangerine available in Canada!  I recently got the chance to try two of the organic sphere[Read more]

Botany Barn Review (Canadian Etsy Seller)

Botany Barn Canada Etsy Seller - Made In Canada Hamilton Show

With Etsy Made In Canada this weekend, it is a great time to check out some new local vendors.  I will be attending the Hamilton show but there are Etsy Made In Canada local shows all over the country.  The Made in Canada Hamilton show has some vendors from outside Hamilton but they are all in a fairly local area.  One of these is Botany Barn, an all natural skincare line from Waterloo, Ontario.  If you are in Hamilton, or[Read more]