Paint It Pretty Polish Blue Me Away At IEC Swatches (Indie Expo Canada Exclusive)

Paint it Pretty Blue Me Away

Now that this pretty has a name, I have swatches of Paint It Pretty Blue Me Away at IEC.  This is Paint It Pretty’s IEC exclusive shade.  They also have a purple toned polish for the VIP bags and a limited edition silver that will be available at IEC with any remaining available for a limited time from her Etsy shop. Paint It Pretty Blue Me Away at IEC has a blue base with a pink shimmer that tends to[Read more]

How To Get Noticed at Markets & Craft Shows

How to get your booth noticed at markets and craft shows

Not my usual type of post but one I have meant to write for a long time.  I love attending local markets.  You get to meet the faces behind the products you may have bought already.  Find new products, especially handmade ones.  Support local businesses.   While many of these are juried and you need a decent booth layout to get accepted, not all are and there is always room for improvement.  So, from a shopper’s point of view, here are[Read more]

Wise Men’s Care – The Natural Option For Him

Wise Men's Hair Care Review - Shampoo, Pomade, Clay

Since it is Valentine’s Day, only fair that I dedicate a post to things for him, right?  There are so many natural and eco-friendly options out there.  While there is nothing stopping our guys using them, it is nice to see a product line dedicated to them.  As a blogger, I often get boxes of stuff and he looks in hoping there is something he can use.  He will use almost anything.  But very little is good enough that the[Read more]

My Indie Polish Goodnight Puppy & Hearts Nail Art

My Indie Polish Goodnight Puppy Valentines Day Nail Art Swatches and Reviews

It wouldn’t be Valentine’s Week without some pink nails, right?  I am not usually into this kind of pink but a girl needs a few pink-pinks in her collection.  My Indie Polish Goodnight Puppy was an Polish Pickup exclusive for July 2017.  If you are not familiar with Polish Pickup, they have a theme each month and lots of indie brands make an exclusive polish for the theme.  They go on sale the first weekend of the month with cheap[Read more]

Clean Kiss Organics Skincare Review

Clean Kiss Organics Skincare Review - Canadian Indie Organic Skincare

Introducing Clean Kiss Organics, a local indie skincare company.  I have tried quite a few Canadian skincare companies, but have found that many are great at bath bombs and soaps, but when it comes to the other stuff, buy a base and just add scents.  Or, they have great ingredients but they just miss the mark when compared to mainstream effectiveness.  So I was intrigued when I was introduced to Clean Kiss Organics.  Rather than the usual lineup of soaps[Read more]