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 […]

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.  […]

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 […]

My Skincare Routine Using Deciem The Ordinary

Deciem The Ordinary Skincare Review - Lactic Acid - Salicylic Acid - Caffeine - Hyaluronic Acid

If you have not heard of Deciem’s The Ordinary range, you are living under a rock.  But saying that, despite the very attractive price point, Deciem does not make it super easy to choose the products that are right for you.  I use a few from other Deciem lines, but since the Canadian Beauty Bloggers […]

Beauty Blogger Prompts For November NaBloPoMo

Beauty Blogger Blog Post Prompts for November NaBloPoMo

If you are not familiar with NaBloPoMo, it is an acronym for National Blog Posting Month.  You can just up your blogging, do some blog housekeeping like checking for broken links and refreshing your layout.  But the major part of NaBloPoMo is a challenge to post once a day!  I post a fair amount but […]

Give Back This Year With The Shoebox Project

The Shoebox Project Holiday Giving Canada 2017 with the CBB

As beauty bloggers, our inboxes are filled with press releases and information on holiday releases.  Those wishlists can be crazy but my family do not do major gifts for adults at the holidays.  As a child, we always did a gift for a child in a third world country through our school and each had […]

The No Spend Month of Blog Posts

Blogging on a Budget - No Spend - Monthly Faves and Empties

One of the biggest things at our recent Better Blogging twitter party was that blogging can be expensive.  So here is a plan for blogging using your actual stash.  Post three times a week without spending anything specifically on blogging products.  Follow this no spend month of blog posts to get back on track and […]

Givenchy Noir Interdit Mascara – The One With The Bendable Wand!

Givenchy Noir Interdit Mascara - Review

So, a $38 mascara with a bendable wand?  Can Givenchy’s Noir Interdit mascara live up to the hype and actually get all of those lashes?  Is it worth $38? Don’t get me wrong, I will splurge on something that works for my lashes but with a short shelf life, $38 is high for mascara. I […]

Born Pretty Store Big Ben Water Decal Nails

big Ben London Nail Decals Born Pretty BLE Nail Sticker - Non Transparent 37307

I have had these travel themed water decals sitting in my nail art stash forever.  Since the Canadian Beauty Bloggers theme of the month is British Beauty, seemed like a great time to try out the Big Ben decals from this pack.  The travel pack has a mix of London, Paris and Pisa decals even […]