Crème de la Crème: The Kari Gran Lip Whip Edition

Can I take the title Queen of Lip Balms? I’m doing it. Lip Balm Queen, comin’ atcha! From my early teens, I have been obsessive when it comes to having something on my lips at all times. The feeling of dry, chapped lips just doesn’t fly with me. I loathe it. No, No, NO!  Sometimes I feel like I’ve tried everything on the market, and because of … Continue reading Crème de la Crème: The Kari Gran Lip Whip Edition


  Something I am working to do more of; actively seek out companies who have sustainable sourcing and strong ethical practices. Those requirements intersect in LXMI (pronounced LUXE-ME). The entire line is built around the prized ingredient, nilotica (NILE-oh-TEE-CA). It’s an incredibly rare form of shea butter that grows near the Nile Valley with a composition of 25% higher essential fatty acids than shea butter … Continue reading LXMI

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