Some Random Beauty Bits



Something I’ve had on my beauty wishlist for a long time is the By Terry Baume de Rose. It’s a highly conditioning lip balm with a beautiful rose scent. I don’t think it was actually available in Canada until recently when Saks Fifth Avenue opened and they are now carrying the brand. I was very on the fence about buying it though because the 0.35oz jar costs $76 CAD. The lipgloss style tube format costs $67 CAD, it’s hard to justify paying that much for a lip balm. I decided to have a look for it in England to see if it was any cheaper in price. Continue reading “Some Random Beauty Bits”

Boots/Superdrug Haul Part 2

Welcome back for Part 2 of my wild shopping excursion to Boots and Superdrug. Let’s dive back in shall we?

I found this really cute makeup bag at Boots which reminds me of Lulu Guinness. It’s a decently sized canvas bag which is perfect for holding my makeup (and will even fit the Estee Edit’s giant bronzer!). Continue reading “Boots/Superdrug Haul Part 2”

Boots/Superdrug Haul

As soon as we arrived in London, I stopped at Boots and Superdrug to pick up toiletries for the trip. I don’t bother bringing these things because it saves space in luggage (and gives me an excuse to go and poke around Boots, haha). Continue reading “Boots/Superdrug Haul”

Liberty London

One of my absolute favourite places to visit in London is Liberty. It’s an old world luxury goods department store. I say old world because it still has a habadashery department (and for those asking what habadashery is….exactly!). Liberty has a Tudor facade with the freshest, most beautiful flower display outside. Continue reading “Liberty London”

Josie Maran Cosmetics Review

I had the pleasure of meeting a lovely rep from Josie Maran Cosmetics recently. She took me through the different products and I learned many interesting facts, the first one being that Josie Maran is a total foodie and loves a whipped texture. This is why you will find a lot of the products contain whipped argan oil. Continue reading “Josie Maran Cosmetics Review”

Travel Essentials – Beauty and Carry On

Procrastination has  been the theme this week. I was supposed to start packing for our trip over the weekend, I got the diaper bag packed which consists of throwing diapers and wipes in. So last night I decided to get some serious packing done….what really happened was that I spent an hour+  going through my beauty minis and deciding what toiletries and makeup I would take. So now with one day left, I have exactly one diaper bag and one makeup & toiletry bag packed. And of course instead of packing, I’m now writing a blog post about travel essentials. Continue reading “Travel Essentials – Beauty and Carry On”

Beginners Guide to Makeup Brushes

It seems like there are a million brushes to choose from so I can see how this could quickly become a very overwhelming task for someone who is new to makeup tools. You actually don’t need a lot of brushes, just a few basic staples. So if you are looking to put together a basic set of great every day use brushes then this post’s for you! Continue reading “Beginners Guide to Makeup Brushes”