Sunkissed All Year: RMS Buriti Bronzer

Being as fair as I am, I love products that can warm up my skin and make me look like I’ve spent a week in the tropics. One might think being so fair gives me an advantage in terms of color payoff with my bronzing products, but it also presents the issue of prominently displaying “off” undertones (orange and gray, I’m talking to you!) When … Continue reading Sunkissed All Year: RMS Buriti Bronzer

Prep Star & Stratosphere: lune+aster mascara review

  Mascara junkie, reporting for duty! You know I love my mascaras, so during a recent trip to my local Bluemercury, I was perusing the counters and came across a brand called lune+aster. While this line isn’t touted as ‘clean beauty’ per say, it is listed with a few labels that caught my eye like being paraben and phthalate free as well as no animal … Continue reading Prep Star & Stratosphere: lune+aster mascara review

My makeup tips and tricks

  I often post about how products perform and what’s in them but I’ve never divulged my top secrets I’ve learned over the years! This post is detailed and picture heavy. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. Diet and Skincare I cannot stress it enough, what you put into your body has a direct affect on your appearance. Having a balanced and colorful diet makes … Continue reading My makeup tips and tricks

Vapour Winter Solstice Duo

  I love Vapour’s Velvet Lipgloss (see my original review here) so when the Winter Solstice Collection of a Velvet and a Highlighter was launched I became giddy! The Velvet Lipgloss comes in the shade Lavish, a purple/red plum shade and gives a sheer wash of hydrating shine. I love the texture and hydration of these balmy glosses! The Halo Illuminator comes in the shade … Continue reading Vapour Winter Solstice Duo

Honeybee Gardens Lipstick and Eyeshadow Palette

Honeybee Gardens. Doesn’t the name just make you feel happy? Born out of necessity starting with her husband’s aftershave, it all began in 1995 with Melissa J. Buckley whipping up elixirs in her kitchen. Now there’s a full range of natural cosmetics and skin/body care available online and in some health food stores. The packaging for the cosmetics is silver or clear and stamped with … Continue reading Honeybee Gardens Lipstick and Eyeshadow Palette

RootPretty Beauty Haul

RootPretty is an entirely new-to-me brand! Until recently, I hadn’t even heard of it, so I was excited to give them a try based on what I had seen! Bold shadows-check. Dark and supposedly budge-proof liquid liner-check. Long, defined lashes-checkcheckcheck. I’ve had yet to find a natural liquid liner that impressed me (honestly? any true clean eyeliners…I’d been using my old non-green liners or eyeshadows … Continue reading RootPretty Beauty Haul