Sponsored A few weeks ago I shared a new skincare brand I'd discovered called Riversol. Today I wanted to take the opportunity today to delve deeper into the brand's history and let you in on why I was so impressed with the products they offer. Riversol's founder, Dr. Jason Rivers, worked with a team of scientists for years to create Riversol products. He went through this process because there was simply nothing on the market he felt confident enough in to recommend to his patients. Too many luxury lines contain fragrances,
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Have you heard of THEFACESHOP? They are a Korean brand that has been increasing their global presence since 2003. There have been more and more THEFACESHOP stores popping up all over Canada allowing us even easier access to their products that offer a blend of science and nature. I have been testing out products from their Mango Seed line at the cottage this summer. The natural ingredients and hydrating formulas have been a welcome comfort after long days in the sun. Mango Seed Cleansing Foam ($14 CAD) This cleanser creates a
I have always had dry and dehydrated skin. Having effective hydrating masks, that give me an intense boost of moisture and plumpness, at my disposal is necessary to keep my skin looking younger, fresher, and more comfortable. Here are some fabulous hydrating face masks that I have discovered. In no particular order: Clarins HydraQuench Cream-Mask ($36 US/CAD) This richly hydrating cream mask can even be applied to your eye contour area. It rehydrates skin in as little as 5 minutes. It absorbs quickly into the skin but never
Soap Stories is a Canadian brand with manufacturing locations and stores in both Canada and abroad. They offer handmade soaps, body care products, and gift sets. The soaps ($12 CAD ea) are absolutely beautiful and they smell incredible. I've been testing out the Lemongrass and Honeysuckle soaps and they are so delightful. They smell amazing. Even my husband is in love with the Lemongrass soap. The only thing is with their large, rectangular shape they are difficult suckers to keep a hold of when wet and slippery! The Natural
I posted back in March about the Paula's Choice Skincare I had been using (and LOVING). Here is a refresher of the products in my arsenal, their current status, and my repurchase plans.
Skin Recovery Softening Cream Cleanser – Rich, intensely hydrating cleanser that rinses easily with water. Designed for dry to very dry skin, the creamy lotion texture glides over skin while it cleanses and removes makeup. Works throughout the cleansing process to keep dry skin supple while actually improving skin’s
Today the Beauty Blogger Top Ten team is sharing our Top 10 SPF picks for summer. Garnier Ombrelle Ultra Light Advanced SPF 50+Weightless Body Lotion ($19.99 CAD) This new ultra-fluid sunscreen offers broad-spectrum protection with a bare skin feel. It absorbs quickly, is fragrance free, and offers up to 80 minutes of water resistance. Bioderma Photoderm Spray SPF 40 ($29.95 CAD) This high UVA-UVB protection has a light texture with no white residue. It is moisturizing and contains the Cellular Bioprotection biological
I have been testing out some products from the Sun Bum Sun Care line and they have become quick favourites in my family. Here are some facts about the Sun Bum sunscreens (available in lotion and spray in SPF 15, 30, 50, and 70(US only).): Broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection with Parsol 1789. Water resistant up to 80 minutes (the highest possible rating). Paraben, PABA, and Oil Free. Retinyl Palmitate (vitamin A) free. Gluten free and Vegan. Infused with antioxidant Vitamin E for anti-aging benefits. Tested and
Clay masks have come a long way in recent years and they are no longer reserved for just those with oily skin types. Now there are clay masks that not only detoxify but also address aging and are suitable for even dry skin types like mine. Check out these 4 clay masks for brighter, clearer, and more youthful skin. pür Dirty Girl Detoxifying Mudd Masque with Pascalite Clay ($29 US/$31 CAD) - This detoxifying mask deep cleans congested pores, gently exfoliates with salicylic acid, and calms and soothes with cucumber extract.
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
As women we all have different expectations from our cleanser without even realizing it. These expectations can change with the seasons and lifestyle. Some look for convenience, others for performance and deep cleaning, other for the sensorial experience and pleasure of the routine. I had no idea just how extensive Vichy's Pureté Thermale cleansing line was. They really have listened to women's needs to offer solutions for situation and mood. They have recently added two new formulas to the line for an impressive selection of 11
Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse is a star among oils. I’m sure even if you haven’t tried this decadent oil you have at least heard of it. Huile Prodigieuse is a unique blend of six precious botanical oils: Macadamia, Hazlelnut, Borage, Sweet Almond, Camelia, and St John’s Wort. There is more than just this effective formula behind what makes this oil so luxurious. The sensual feel of this silky dry oil, combined with it’s intoxicating scent, make it an indulgence any woman can love. The fragrance is a feminine and sunny mix of Orange
NUDESTIX has added several new products to their range recently and I'm going to be sharing some of them with you today. NUDESTIX #gobronze ($35 US/$38 CAD) is a beautifully packaged set including two Magnetic Eye Color Pencils in Gilt and Immortal. The gold and bronze shades offer a subtle magnetic finish and have great pigmentation and colour payoff. I highly recommend using a primer with these as I always experience quite a bit of creasing and fading. The shadows can be blended out for a sheerer finish or worn more opaquely,