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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Skinny & Co. Coconut Oil

skinny coconut oil

I have been using coconut oil as both a body moisturizer and butter substitute for years. First mentioned here in my Top 10 Great Body Products post, there are a million and one uses for this amazing organic oil. Here's what I wrote:

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Travel Makeup Bag | #FOTD Essentials

travel beauty

My "face of the day" doesn't change much, especially after nailing down some of my favourite products ever over the course of 2015. Here's a list of my no-fail makeup essentials that I always keep in my travel bag:


Sunday, January 24, 2016

2015 Favourites and Empties | Products I've Used Up #6

skincare favorites

There were a ton of standout products for me in 2015, and I've found so many incredible staples that I'll be repurchasing for years to come. Today I'm featuring my top 10 first, then a bunch of other products that I've used up since my last empties post.

✓ L'Occitane Immortelle Oil Makeup Remover - Removing my makeup with this oil cleanser is the best part of my nighttime routine. Massage it onto dry skin for 20 seconds, then rinse with warm water. Your makeup will completely disappear. 

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Are We Addicted to Lip Balm? | ChopSaver Review

EOS lawsuit

Especially now with the EOS lawsuit craze (read about it here), I've started to reflect on my favourite lip treatments, and why they work for me.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Sibu Beauty Review

Sibu Review

I don't really watch TV, but I do watch a ton of YouTube channels. One of my favourite beauty girls to watch is Michele1218, first featured here in my "Favourite Channels" post. Michele is such a fabulous, realistic and accomplished young lady (and mom!) whose videos I watch religiously. She started talking about Sibu Beauty back in 2012, and I've had the brand on my mind ever since.


Friday, January 8, 2016

My Dollarama Must-Haves

I am a shameless sale shopper. I also love most discount stores, thrift stores, and (drumrolll pleasee) the dollar store. 'Cause who doesn't love a good deal? I admit that these stores can come with their own respective gripes, but at the end of the day, I'm always down for the hunt.


Wednesday, January 6, 2016

How I Take My Photos | Nikon D3200 & NIKKOR Lenses

Nikon D3200 review

Blogging for over three and a half years has been so much fun. Even though my content drifts from one topic to the next (much like my train of thought), there's always one thing that remains the same. I've grown up with my camera, and we've gotten to know each other very well. From trips across the world, to moisturizer smears and eye shadow dust, it's safe to say that we've been through a lot.

Since the summer of 2012 when this Nikon D3200 came into my life, I've learned that snapping a photo is only half the work. And no matter how hard I try to self-teach the functions of aperture, white balance, f-stop, etc., I just want my camera lenses to do the balancing act for me.

I purchased the D3200 in a kit from Blacks (RIP) and it cost about $600 for the 18-55mm zoom lens, two (corrupted) memory cards, and a few accessories. To see the full story, watch my video linked below.

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