Marcelle and Annabelle Cosmetics

Spring is finally here and soon the grass and trees will be green again, instead of all covered in ice, and all muddy and… twiggy! I can’t wait!

To get me in the spirit of spring while feeling a little under the weather lately, I thought I’d brush on some bronzer and a happy pop of blush. I couldn’t wait to try out these goodies from two of my fave Canadian cosmetics brands, Marcelle and Annabelle cosmetics.

lipsies by Annabelle cosmeticsThese Lipsies are fun chunky retractable tinted lip balms that come in 12 scents ($4.95 each from Shoppers).… Click here to read more

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Luminesce Cellular Rejuvenation Serum

I first became aware of serums when I was working behind the scenes in the beauty industry at the height of my career. I was in my 20s. My first thoughts were, “Wow. They looked great, felt beautiful on my skin, but they were expensive and I didn’t feel that I needed it…(Yet)”…

What is a serum and is it different from a moisturizer?

The basic skincare regime consists of a cleanser, a toner and a moisturizer. I’m loving the “newer” cleanser-and-toner in one ‘Micellar solutions’ that soothe the skin, too!… Click here to read more

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Make Up For Ever Step 1 Skin Equalizer – Review

Make_up_for_Ever_Skin_EqualizersIf you’ve been following my blog or Facebook Page you’ll know that my biggest focus is always the skin. Makeup and skincare go hand in hand because most of us who wear makeup do so, to achieve the appearance of a more flawless face as well as to amp up our eyes, sculpt those cheeks, arch those brows, plump those lips (you get the picture). But even if you’re more like me, a working mommy busy with life who usually only has time for a 5 to 10-minute face -um, how much easier would it be to create a more flawless face with LESS makeup on, with these primers?… Click here to read more

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Instantly Ageless


So, it’s no secret that I turned forty last December, not that I made a big deal of it not counting my facebook selfie-collage to say thanks for all the warm greetings I received. For a few months, I’ve noticed a significant difference in my skin’s condition. Add to that Canadian winter, and hey presto – DRY, dehydrated skin on my face and hands. I’m currently loving La Roche Posay Lipikar line (from Shoppers Drug Mart). I bought the line for my daughter when she started to exhibit super dry eczema-like skin around her mouth, and it cleared up immediately!… Click here to read more

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