May 30, 2018

L'OCCITANE Lavender Foaming Bath Review

L'occitane's body care products are my all time favorite and they are in a constant rotation all year round. My favorite is their Shea Butter products because they work beautifully for my dry skin. I love baths and you might have already seen this Lavender Foaming Bath a million times on my Instagram and that's purely because I love it so much. 
Every time I soak in with the L'occitane Lavender Foaming Bath I feel so relaxed - its creamy bubbles not just cleanse but also hydrate my skin which feels very soft after a bath. Love the heavenly lavender scent which is actually a lot better than my garden lavender or any of the essential oils I own. I always keep dried lavender flowers in my bath because of its calming effects on me and also a lavender essential oil roll-on that I rub on my wrist before bed. This is the perfect bath before bed, or just about anytime of the day when I am feeling a little overwhelmed. Working from home really does take its toll on me and its the little things like this that makes it a bit more bearable. 

May 14, 2018

GIVENCHY Couture Edition Le Rouge and Prisme Libre for Spring/Summer 2018 - Review and Swatches

Its almost summers and I am always so excited to see how my garden fills up with flowers. Its the best time of the year and I love spending time in my backyard with my family and friends. Givenchy truly captured the essence of garden blooms in this limited edition Couture Collection featuring Le Rouge in 315 Frambiose Velour and my all time favorite loose powder, Prism Libre in Shade 1. Both shades are permanent and now available for limited time in this glamorous floral printed case. I absolutely love how Givenchy beauty presents their products. The packaging is always luxurious and their limited edition cases can be reused on any of the Le Rouge lipsticks or Prism Libre loose powders. More on these beautiful products in today's blog.

March 12, 2018

Tangle Teezer Ultimate Finishing Brush and Thick and Curly Detangling Brush Review

Lets talk hair today!
I have been loving the Tangle Teezer brushes recently as they are perfect for my long hair. I regularly use the Ultimate Finishing Brush (the pink one below) on dry hair and it helps keep my hair slick and frizz free. The longer teeth gently it detangles my hair and feels amazing on scalp. This weather has made my hair very dry and I often find it hard to keep my hair looking shiny and healthy. Can't wait for this dry, cold weather to end! It has wrecked havoc on my skin and hair. Thick and Curly Detangling brush has no handle, so it fits nicely in my toiletry bag and has quickly found a permanent spot in my gym bag.
More on these wonderful brushes in today's blog.

March 7, 2018

L'OCCITANE MELTING BUTTER in Shea Butter and Wonderful Jasmine Review

These melting butters are sent from heavens!!
They nourish my winter skin like nothing I have ever used before. I love the L'occitane Intensive Hand Balm which contains 25% shea butter and I still use that everyday but the new Melting Butters are much more nourishing and they work wonderfully on hands, knees, heels and anywhere else, I want to protect and soften skin. I have seen a noticeable improvement on my cuticles and heels, which otherwise were cracked no matter what I applied or how much I exfoliated! 
I love the scent in L'occitane's Shea Butter and absolutely enjoy the new Jasmine scent. These body butters look like a whipped cream in the jar that literally melts on skin and when massaged for a little while, it absorbs completely!! 
More on this very important winter beauty essential in today's blog...

March 6, 2018

LA PRAIRIE Skin Caviar Concealer Foundation SPF 15 in Honey Beige Review and Swatches

Being a huge fan of the La Prairie Skin Caviar line, I always wanted to try this dreamy, luxurious Skin Caviar Concealer Foundation. Its one of the most coveted foundations in the beauty industry because it promises not just a beautiful full coverage, but also skin firming and anti-aging benefits of caviar extract. So, it doubles as a skincare product with sunscreen and also features a color matched concealer! So there is a lot in this jar of ultimate luxury! I got color matched to the shade Honey Beige which is the closest shade for my skin tone and I think it will look perfect once I get my summer glow. More on this in today's blog!

March 1, 2018

GIVENCHY Gloss Interdit Vinyl in 01 Rose Révélateur and 16 Noir Révélateur - Review and Swatches

The all new Gloss Interdit is extremely shiny, deliciously fragrant and long wearing! Probably the only time I used the word "long wearing" for a lip gloss because I was shocked that I had absolutely no need to touch up for 5 hours! The two shades I am sharing today can be used as a topper or on its own. I like to use it as a topper on lipstick and that is how I get the most longevity out of these. They intensify the lip color and makes it luminous and shiny, especially with the shade 16 - Noir Revelateur, the results are stunning!! Both shades are described as made-to-measure color booster that enhances lip color by reacting with skin's pH so everyone gets a different result.
Review and swatches of these beautiful Gloss Interdit by Givenchy Beauty is in today's blog!

February 26, 2018

Prim + Proper Nail Polishes featuring Victoria Violet, Eh? and Whistler Winter - Review and Swatches

Just in time for #ManiMonday, are these beautiful, longwearing polishes from Prim+Proper. This Canadian brand, exclusive to London Drugs, is  so impressive in terms of wear time. There is literally no chipping and it lasts a full week. And I love that packaging!! Its looks very high end at an affordable price. More on these, on today's blog! 

Prim + Proper Nail Polishes featuring Victoria Violet, Eh? and Whistler Winter - Review and Swatches

February 25, 2018

LES TISSAGES DE CHANEL Blush Duo Tweed Effect for 2018 in 130 TWEED EVANESCENT - Review and Swatches

Every Chanel product I use has such an amazing story behind it, whether its the secret pockets in the 2.55 handbag or the bottle of Mademoiselle parfum, there is always something that makes me connect with the story of Coco Chanel. This tweed blush is inspired by the iconic Chanel tweed fabric and it is nothing less than the luxury I wanted to experience. Its a soft textured, easy to apply blush that brings a beautiful matte radiance to complexion. Its the kind of blush I could layer on for night time, or wear lightly during the day. Tweed Evanescent is a warm medium pink shade that is pigmented enough to work for most skin tones. Review and swatches of this stunning blush is on today's blog!
LES TISSAGES DE CHANEL Blush Duo Tweed Effect for 2018 in 130 TWEED EVANESCENT -

February 22, 2018

Travel Beauty Essentials ft. Belif Travel Kit, L'occitane, Givenchy and more

Whether I am travelling internationally or going to the gym, travel sized beauty products play a huge role in keeping me looking and feeling my best. I always pack light, with only the bare essentials in my carry-on luggage or my handbag. Today I am sharing with you my skincare, hair and makeup picks for travelling which includes my favorites in small travel friendly size.

February 16, 2018

SILK'N Titan Skin Tightening and Lifting Review

I am always excited to see the new technology in beauty and how empowering it is to be able to treat your skin at home with high quality, professional grade products that deliver results. I have been using the Silk'n Titan, from London Drugs, for almost two months and today I am ready to share my thoughts on it.
Silk'n Titan is a smoothing, tightening and lifting device that helps reduce wrinkles and lifts facial contours. It is designed to be used on face and neck and you can even go around your eyes with this device! Silk'n Titan uses a technology that "delivers energy to precise areas beneath the skin to activate your body’s natural restoration process". I was so curious to see this in action because if this device works, that means we can rejuvenate our skin and get our bodies to make the collagen and elastin for us as we age and would never have to worry about sagging or wrinkles. There is no downtime and I could apply makeup and get out of the house right after using it on my face. It sounds like the perfect solution for busy lifestyles and a little bit of treatment, literally 10-15 minutes in two weeks, could change the way my skin ages. 
I am quite happy with it, even though, there wasn't much of a drastic difference I could feel but then, I do not have deeper wrinkles and the fine lines around my eyes are not are troublesome at this point, but I could definitely use it to prevent sagging. My mom has no wrinkles but her skin is sagging. She maintains a strict no chemicals/toxin skin care routine, but looking at her, I can imagine that I may have more sagging issues than wrinkling. I have already started to notice my jaw line changing in appearance! 
More on how to use the Silk'n Titan, what to expect and what this new technology in at home beauty tools is all about, on today's blog!