I've been playing with some new products from Kiehl's, including a beautifully packaged, special edition Ultra Facial Cream that's proceeds help support keeping music education alive in Canada. Kiel's Rocks for Kids with Lights Edition Ultra Facial Cream ($57 CAD) is a light yet effective moisturizer that helps provide continuous hydration to the skin throughout the day by pulling moisture from the air into the skin. This limited edition version, the result of a partnership with Juno award winning artist Lights, has 100% of net
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I've been enjoying indulging in the most luxurious skincare routine for my eyes the last month using the new Estée Lauder Re-Nutriv Ultimate Diamond Transformative Energy Eye Cream ($275 CAD/15ml). Everything from the name, to the ingredients, to the packing, to the application of this eye cream, screams decadence. The star active of this formula is precious and energizing Black Diamond Truffle Extract. This combined with the same breakthrough, youth-sustaining technologies featured in Re-Nutriv Ultimate Diamond
I've said it so many time, eyelid primers are a MUST. I cringe at the thought of the number of years I wasted with lacklustre eye looks before I discovered eyeshadow primers. Well thankfully the popularity of eyelid primers is continuing to grow, and more and more quality options are appearing on the market. My latest discovery, and love, is the new Benefit Air Patrol BB Cream Eyelid Primer ($29 US/$38 CAD). I am so excited about this product because it is so much more than just an eyeshadow primer.
I love a good facial oil and I have a new go to in my skincare arsenal. The Skyn ICELAND Arctic Face Oil ($39.50 CAD/30ml) is composed of 99.9% Camelina Oil that is naturally sourced and cold-pressed . Camelina Oil is extracted from the Camelina Sativa plants which is an arctic plant that thrives in sub-zero temperatures and has a unique composition of 9 Essential Fatty Acids that enable it to survive such harsh conditions. It has an Omega 3:6:9 ratio that is ideal for regulating skin function, defending against free radicals, and
The Clinique Fall 2015 Collection is all about fabulous eyes and brows. Make your eyes the centre of attention with these new releases. Mascara gets Chubby with the new Clinique Chubby Lash Fattening Mascara ($20 CAD/$17 US). This mascara does an amazing job of quickly building up and volumizing lashes. It doesn't offer much in the way of lengthening but if you are a volume girl you will love Chubby Lash. It is available in Jumbo Jet (Black) as well as four limited edition colours Portly Plum, Two Ton Teal, Massive
Thanks to Cellumis for sponsoring this conversation. Given my lifetime of dry skin and my ever advancing age, *sigh*, I am always on the hunt for skincare products that will help reduce the aging my skin has already incurred while preventing further damage. Earlier this week I started testing out a new skincare duo that I would like to introduce you to. The Cellumis Age Defying Serum contains Densiskin® and Matrixyl®3000. This combination helps reduce signs of aging like pore size, hyper-pigmentation and age spots, and
Just in time for Mother's Day The Body Shop has released new limited edition packaging for some of their Vitamin E skincare products along with a new addition, the Vitamin E Eyes Cube, that will be permanently added to the collection. This regally designed packaging will have your mom feeling like a queen.
Vitamin E Overnight Serum-in-Oil ($28 CAD) - replenish and recharge skin overnight with this powerful serum in oil that contains The Body Shop's highest concentration of wheat germ oil. Vitamin E Moisture
Sponsored We invest in various creams and serums hoping to prevent further signs of aging in our skin and to hopefully help reverse some of the damage already done. With so many advances in skincare we can be confident we will see results, but those results are often a long time coming after extended and dedicated use of an effective skincare routine. Sometimes patience just isn't our strong suit and we want to see effects fast. Sudden Change Under-Eye Firming Serum is the answer. In just 90 seconds you can see a dramatic lift to
2015 is the year of renewal for philosophy. The iconic philosophy Hope in a Jar has evolved into a refreshing formula that will awaken both your senses and your complexion. philosophy Renewed Hope in a Jar ($59 CAD/$47 US) encourages all day skin renewal. The advanced lightweight whipped formula may feel featherlight on the skin but it is no lightweight when it comes to performance. Refine skin's texture for smaller pores and reduced fine lines with a triple blend of Alpha-Hydroxy Acids (Glycolic, Citric, and
Garnier is trying to combat the signs of fatigue with their new line of sleeping creams for face and eyes. The new Garnier Ultra-Lift Miracle Sleeping Cream Night Cream ($24.99 CAD) and Garnier Ultra-Lift Sleeping Cream Eye Cream ($24.99 CAD) aim to transform and regenerate your skin overnight. The best time to repair and regenerate your skin is at night. It is at this time when your skin is done fending off the stresses of the day that it is most receptive to repair and regeneration. The new Garnier Ultra-Lift Miracle Sleeping
Benefit comes up with some of the cutest packaging and play on words product ideas. Their latest release may be one of the funnest yet. The Benefit Puff Off! Instant Eye Gel ($35 CAD/$29 US) is a product for the undereye area that reduces puffiness, smoothes, and brightens. The packaging for this product is genius. The cooling applicator tip is shaped, and detailed, like a little (smooth-o-magic Glide) iron. Not only is this clothes iron tip adorable it is also perfectly practical for application of this refreshing eye gel. The
I am excited to be able to share with you today an introduction to the entire Live Clean Fresh Face line. Live Clean Fresh Face is a luxurious collection of eco-friendly skin care with an incredibly affordable price point. The products offer exceptional performance with natural plant based ingredients and pure essential oils. The key to the Fresh Face line is that it is infused with Live Clean's trademarked Botanical Orchid-C Complex™. A powerful combination of Orchid – the eternal youth flower and anti-oxidant Vitamin C. Orchid
I think skincare gift sets are great for so many reasons. They make a great holiday gift since you don't have to know as much about a person's personal preferences as you would have to in order to gift colour cosmetics or fragrance. You can give a beauty gift that is a little more "one size fits most". They can also give you the opportunity to introduce someone who isn't very knowledgable about skincare, or who isn't very experimental, to some great new products. Finally, what I think is the main reason skincare gift sets are so