Cleaning My Makeup Brushes with Avon Cleaning Tools

Avon Makeup Brush Cleaning Mat and Brush Holder

I hate cleaning my makeup brushes.  It is always a toss up between using them all and cleaning every brush I own at once or doing them more often.  Drying and storing them is also an issue as Daisy is a bit of a klepto and makeup brushes are fairly high on her list of things to steal.  She has a little cat cove somewhere with piles of missing stuff, I just haven’t found it yet.  Avon recently sent me[Read more]

Real Techniques Eye Shade & Blend Duo Review

Real Techniques Eye Shade and Blend Duo by Sam and Nic Review - compared with old Shading Brush

Real Techniques recently revamped a huge part of their line with new brush sets, improved products and more.   The Real Techniques Shading Brush is one of my faves, I use it almost every day so I was excited to try out the Eye Shade + Blend set.  It is part of their new lineup of duos that make their best selling and customer favourites more accessible.  At just $15 and available from Walmart, they did an amazing job with[Read more]

FarleyCo Blogger Box – New Releases from EcoTools, Real Techniques, 7th Heaven, So…? Fragrance and Johnny’s Chop Shop!

farleyco blogger box - new releases from EcoTools, Real Techniques, 7th Heaven and more

I was lucky enough to be chosen to test out a selection of products from FarleyCo.  If you are not familiar with them, they are the Canadian distributor for a load of amazing brands (including Zoella which was not in this box).  The items are so me.  I got to try 7th Heaven Nail & Cuticle Masques, Eco Tools Perfecting Blender Duo, Real Techniques Eye Shade & Blend Duo, and So… Sinful fragrance.  Not wating to leave out the guys in[Read more]

Avon Skincare To Try in November

New Avon Skincare To Try This Month - November 2016

As with most companies, Avon has a lot of new products coming up to the holiday season.  Our skincare needs change in the colder weather and so not surprisingly, there is lots of new skincare to try out.  I was lucky enough to preview some of it, so here are the ones I loved and recommend you try this month. Avon Footworks Lavender Clay Mask You will need some downtime for this one, something we could all do with in[Read more]

Essence Eyeshadow Base Comparison With The Velvets Swatches

Essence Eyeshadow Base Comparison With The Velvets Eyeshadows Swatches

Essence recently released a new paler version named I Heart Colour Intensifying eyeshadow base and I tried it out to see if it lives up to the original I Heart Stage base without the orange colour.  Since I have some of the new shades of The Velvets range, I thought I would swatch them for you to compare the two Essence eyeshadow bases. Essence’s I Heart Stage eyeshadow base has been a makeup bag staple for me for as long as[Read more]