Rahua

  Rahua is rainforest grown goodness, bottled. The primary ingredient – the ungurahua nut – comes from the Amazon rainforest and is harvested by indigenous people. I love floral scents so when I initially smelt Rahua’s Color Full Shampoo and Conditioner, I fell in love. It’s a beautiful clean gardenia scent. This lathers well, but […]

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Olio e Osso

Skincare, meet beauty. Beauty, meet Olio e Osso. Paola LaMorticella needed a way to soothe her infant sons skin when drugstore options failed her. With her 25+ years of experience working in the film and commercial industry as a makeup artist, she decided to create her own skin balm. In 2014, she was joined by […]

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MCMC Fragrances: Phoenix

  “Phoenix is about a girl I know. With fair skin and light blond hair, she’s ethereal and beautiful like a mythical fire bird. When I call her she does not come, but she floats in and out of my life.”                             […]

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Clove +Hallow Lip Velvet

  Liquid lipsticks…I have purposefully avoided them since my teenage years. After a bout with a popular drugstore brand, I was left with dry, cracked, and bleeding lips. Needless to say, that experience scarred me and I haven’t sought out a liquid lippie since. Until now. After seeing Clove + Hallow’s Lip Velvets seemingly everywhere, […]

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Axiology Lipstick

    “Started from a kitchen, now we here.”                                                                                             […]

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Heretic Parfums: Dirty Jasmine & Pistil Whip

  What comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘heretic’? In non-religious jargon, it can simply mean “to go against the norm”. Heretic Parfums does exactly that by using the purest of ingredients that are 100% natural. No synthetics, parabens, or harsh chemicals. This is a brand that maintains the original heart of […]

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Goodbeing – December 2018

  This months Goodbeing box for me contained predominantly skincare items – perfect for winter when skin tends to get drier and needs more TLC! Inside this months box: -Bonnie Bubble Bath: A chamomile lavender bubble bath housed in a frosted glass bottle. The scent of this is super calming, perfect for unwinding at the […]

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My skin’s new best friend: the Elevare+

  Anti-aging. We’re all familiar with the concept. It’s everywhere – Magazines, creams, the latest celebrity  dermatology obsessions (hello vampire facials) and how to fight it. The truth is, aging happens to all of us, and it’s a privilege! Aging means you’ve lived to see another day, and that is something none of us should […]

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Pour le Monde Perfumes

    Pour le Monde: For the World. Ever on the hunt for natural fragrances, I stumbled upon Pour le Monde and was instantly captivated by their clean and elegant packaging. 3 clear bottles with pastel labels called out to me, and I wanted to know more. I received a sampler trio ($23) of their […]

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Vapour Haul Round 2 (Primer, Bronzer, Blush, and a Lippie)

I have tried primers in the past but have strayed away from them in recent years. One part lazy, one part unsure if they even made a difference. I have been asked countless times about what my favorite primer is, which got me thinking…”should I be using a primer?” So to indulge my curiosity, I […]

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