Alter Ego Cuticle Oil & Hit the Spot

Alter Ego Hit the Spot and Cuticle Oil Pens

Whether you change your polish a lot of not, a good cuticle oil is essential. It keeps your cuticles soft and looking better. Healthy cuticles also help you grow healthy nails. If you have ever had a hard piece of cuticle make your nail grow with a dip in it, you will know what I […]

Life Brand Nourishing Hand Mask Review

Life Brand Nourishing Hand Mask Review Canada 1 (2)

I love a good hand mask. My hands get really dry and that is not helped by acetone use for swatching and constant washing. I usually buy my hand masks online but picked up some from Shoppers Drug Mart to try. Life Brand Nourishing Hand Masks are usually $4.99 but seem to be on sale […]

Alter Ego Blackberry Looper & In Mint Condition 2.0

Alter Ego Black Berry Looper Swatches 3

Blackberry Looper is Alter Ego’s November 2019 colour of the month. Unlike many indie brands, Cynthia’s CotM sticks around for as long as she can get the ingredients to make it. Blackberry Looper is named for the green moth and has dusty sage tones while still having some golden tones in there as well. It […]

Purple Tree Pomegranate Miracle Balm Review

Purple Tree Pomegranate Miracle Balm Review

Purple Tree Pomegranate Miracle Balm is an interesting product.  Meant to be an all in one product for soothing, reviving and moisturizing lips, skin, nails and cuticles.  You can even use it to tame and eyebrows or make your lashes look longer!  It is petroleum based with pomegranate oil which has three times as many antioxidants […]

Miss Spa Deep Therapy Hand Masks Review

Miss Spa Deep Therapy Glove Hand Masks Review

Hand masks are a regular self care item for me.  Between swatching lots of polishes from Indie Expo Canada, trying out two kinds false nails and general hand dryness, hand masks are a must.  They just help more than hand cream which I use regularly too.  I got this pair of Miss Spa Deep Therapy […]

Getting Stronger, Healthier Nails with iHerb

Stronger Nails with iHerb Canada

Between health issues, doing more around the house with my boyfriend injured and stress of dealing with his injury, my nails have been a mess and I have been trying anything and everything to make them healthier.  So I have teamed up with iHerb to provide this sponsored post showing some nail and cuticle health […]

KISS Hand & Nail Mask Gloves Review

Kiss Hand and Nail Glove Masks Review

Despite constant lotion, my hands are always dry.  So I love a regular hand mask.  I usually use FaceQ ones because they are cheap and sold at the Asian grocery store near me so are convenient.  But I came across this KISS Hand & Nail Mask Gloves at Walmart recently.  You know why I had […]

Avon Skin So Soft Comforting Shea Collection Review

Avon Skin So Soft Comforting Shea Collection Review

The new limited edition Avon Skin So Soft Comforting Shea collection will be available in March, just in time to get your skin ready to show again.  If winter ever ends as I watch the snow outside… Subtly scented with shea butter, this collection is creamy, warm scented and moisturizing.  The unique blend of natural shea […]

The Body Shop Advent Calendar Faves

Top Picks From The Body Shop 2017 Beauty Advent Calendar

So much went on in December and while I mentioned some of these in my previous post and social media, I thought I would share some of my favourites from The Body Shop’s 24 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar.  Some are regular buys for me so great to have a back up while others are […]