Snowy Nails with China Glaze There’s Snow One Like You

Snowy Manicure - Loreal Wispy Clouds 727 and China Glaze Theres Snow One Like You Manicure Swatches

It feels a little strange posting snowy nails when we don’t have any snow, but I love blue and a snowy look is a must in the winter months.  These are both polishes I picked up on clearance over the holidays, so not sure how available they are but love the overall look even if the snow is very textured. This look features L’oreal Wispy Clouds and China Glaze There’s Snow One Like You on the ring finger and freehand[Read more]

ChickAdvisor Showcase Toronto Recap

ChickAdvisor Showcase - All Products Received

Ever considered going to a ChickAdvisor Showcase?  I went to my first one yesterday in Toronto and thought I would share my experiences so you have a better idea of what to expect and can decide if it is worth the ticket price. I know many of you will only care about the products, so if you want to skip what will probably be a long and picture heavy post, this is everything we took home after trying at the[Read more]

Makeup Shakeup by Up The Rollercoaster

makeup shakeup by up the roller coaster lighter makeup for spring/summer

Hi everyone! I’m Jodi and I write beauty and tea reviews on Up the Rollercoaster. Eithne has done so many guest posts for me in the past that I thought it was about time I returned the favour while she is moving. Now that we’re deep into spring, I am really feeling the light makeup. I like light makeup all year round, but I fuss even less when the weather is warmer. I’m just going to sweat it off anyway![Read more]

Don’t Fry – Wear Sunscreen

Canadian facial sunscreen for every budget

If you didn’t know, today is Don’t Fry Day because as the weather warms up, we need a reminder to slather on that sunscreen.  As a pale girl (ghostly pale to pink), I will burn in minutes without at least SPF30 so I layer it on from sunscreen to SPF additives in makeup or skincare. We are all pretty good about slathering on sunscreen to our arms and legs, but who wants that white cast from sunscreen on their face[Read more]

L’Oreal Total Repair Extreme Ultra-Concentrated Urgent Repair Care Review

L'oreal Total Repair Extreme Ultra-Concentrated Urgent Repair Care: Review

I put my hair through a lot.  I always straighten it at high heat, it takes ages to dry and I colour my hair regularly. I am the poster child for damaged hair.  Typically, I find these little tubes of hair stuff gimmicky.  Many are just conditioner in cutesy expensive packaging but a friend recommended L’Oreal Total Repair Extreme Ultra-Concentrated Urgent Repair Care (woah that is a mouthful) so I thought I would give it a try. I picked up the[Read more]