May 4, 2016

Eye Love Wednesday - brow perfection with Sleek MakeUP, L'Oréal and The BrowGal!

Sleek MakeUP Eyebrow Stylist - $8.99 - in 3 shades: Light, Medium and Dark - that combines a unique angled pencil on one end, with a styling and blending brush on the other end, to groom brows into place. The innovative calligraphy tip achieves tailor-made strokes from thin to thick for outlining and filling, while the rich creamy formula is matte and velvety smooth for a natural look that lasts.The unique angular shape allows you to sculpt with broad strokes using the flat edge of the pencil, as well as fill in with fine lines using the pointed tip.

Available online at www.sleekmakeup.com and yes, they do ship to Canada for a reasonable rate or if your order is $85 or more, shipping is free!
L'Oréal Brow Stylist Definer - $11.99 - in 3 shades: Blonde, Brunette and Dark Brunette - with an ultra-fine 0.5mm tip on one end that makes it easy to create the look of tiny brow hairs for a precise brow look and a blending brush on the other end to help style brows for a more defined look.

Available at drug and mass retailers across Canada.
The BrowGal by Tonya Crooks Skinny Brow Pencil - $28 - in 6 shades: Blonde, Taupe, Medium Brown, Chocolate, Expresso and Black - a cedar wood pencil with the highest quality lead with one side of the brow pencil with a one-turn sharpener to create a sharp lead for precision creation of hair like strokes while the other side is a spoolie brush to brush through your brows once filled in and to find their natural shape.

Available at Hudson's Bay and online at thebay.com.

- Lisamarie -

This week I'm obsessed with... Nivea Q10plus Anti-Wrinkle Serum Pearls!

Nivea Q10plus Anti-Wrinkle Serum Pearls - 40ml - $19.99 - combines 3 effective anti-aging ingredients: coenzyme Q10 - aids skin cell energy production and prevents oxidative damage, hyluronic acid - to moisturize, fill and plump skin and creatine - to boost performance of skin cells - for a refined and younger looking complexion.

If you were one of those people that had a strangely vivid imagination (not me obviously) you could pretend you are filthy rich and spreading caviar on your face because that's what rich people do before immersing themselves in their solid gold baths filled with milk and champagne. I've never actually witnessed this but I'm pretty sure it's true...

Sadly the little pearls break up as you pump the serum out so you aren't really spreading face caviar on your skin - but you are adding anti-aging goodness that will help wrinkles look noticeably reduced and smooth and soften the skin surface for refined and younger looking complexion.

Available now at drug, grocery and mass retailers across Canada.

- Lisamarie -

May 3, 2016

Get sun-kissed skin while still being a shut-in with The Body Shop, Sephora and Jouviance!

The Body Shop Honey Bronze Drops Of Sun Vacation Glow Creator - 15ml - $22 - a dark brown, shimmer-free sun-tinted liquid gel that when added to your favourite moisturizer or foundation, creates a natural, healthy looking vacation glow. The colour is buildable - add one drop for a sun-kissed look or a few drops to amp the shade up - and because it washes right off, no commitment! And don't feel like you have to limit it to your face - a couple of drops mixed with your body lotion gets rid of winter-pasty legs in seconds!

Available now at The Body Shop stores across Canada and online at www.thebodyshop.ca.
Sephora ICushion Bronzer - $20 - features an innovative cushion delivery system and silky formula for a sheer, bronzed look. It applies evenly to provide a natural-looking glow without appearing cakey and includes a cushion-sponge applicator that is the perfect tool to blend product into skin for a perfect, even glow.


Available at Sephora and sephora.ca.
Jouviance Sunkissed Duo - $33 - in 2 complexion-enhancing duo options: Tendresse and Passion - that look great alone or used together with a blush to brighten the complexion and a bronzer for a look that glows - with a coconut enriched formula delivers moisturizing benefits for wearability and skin that stays hydrated and the orchid flower extracts help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Available at drugstores in Quebec and online for everyone else (for now) at www.jouviance.com.

- Lisamarie -

OPI Soft Shades 2016 - with swatches!

For 2016 OPI Soft Shades offers an an assortment of soft, creamy pastel shades to sweetly ease your way into spring:
Stop I'm Blushing! - warm baby peach 
It's A Boy! - baby blue 
I Am What I Amethyst - light, pale lilac
It's In The Cloud - creamy white
This Cost Me A Mint - cool, refreshing pale green
One Chic Chick - downy soft yellow

Available now for $12.50 each at professional salons and other beauty destinations across Canada.
 Soft Shades a little too demure for you on their own? Here's a great way to liven them up:

Kiss Waterless Nail Tattoo - $2.99 - get the look of hand painted nails with a quick and easy decal that offers high resolution designs that won't fade and are super-thin so can even be layered!

Available at Walmart stores across Canada.

- Lisamarie -

May 2, 2016

Massage your way to smoother, more radiant skin with Shiseido Firming Massage Mask!

Shiseido Firming Massage Mask - 50ml - $60 - combines the benefits of a revitalizing massage and a mask in a single effective treatment.

It's a light gel mask containing conditioning treatment granules that gently exfoliate to refine the surface texture of the skin - and then melt during massage to become a firming hydrating mask that in just 3 minutes, can be wiped off to leave behind skin that is smooth, soft and radiant.

Available now at Shiseido counters across Canada.

- Lisamarie -

Mascara Monday - Avon Big & Multiplied Volume Mascara

Avon Big & Multiplied Volume Mascara - $10 - in Blackest Black, Black and Brown Black - with a new breakthrough waterproof  formula that separates and volumizes each lash, while a revolutionary brush amps up lashes.
The formula is created with Smart Slip Technology which instantly defines each lash one by one for tangle-free, clump-free, smudge-free lashes with 43% more lashes revealed.
With a special detangling brush designed for ultimate lash separation that has side-by-side volumizing and combing zones to deliver the best possible definition for a big, bold look.
I like how lush and separated my lashes look with this formula - I wouldn't say it added lots of volume but what it did add was totally clump free so I'm a fan!

Available from your Avon rep - 1-800-265-AVON or online at www.avon.ca.

- Lisamarie -

April 30, 2016

Take off the day with Hard Candy, Avène and Klorane!

Hard Candy Take It Off Makeup Remover Wipes - 25 wipes - $6 - removes long-wearing and waterproof makeup in one easy step by effectively cleansing skin while refreshing and moisturizing, no rinsing needed.

Available exclusively at Walmart stores across Canada.
Avène Tolerance Extreme Cleansing Lotion - 200ml - $28 - with an ultra-gentle, no-rinse formula that cleanses perfectly and removes all makeup and impurities without irritation leaving it clean and fresh while restoring the skin's comfort thanks to moisturizing agents including Avène Spring Water - with its soothing and softening properties to soothe skin and wrap it in a protective layer.

Ultra sensitive skin types will really appreciate this: this cleanser is part of the cosmetic industry's first 100% sterile skin care line formulated without preservatives or fragrances to offer complete tolerance and safety for all allergy-prone skin types. They are able to do that because of the packaging which offers a highly-technical delivery system that allows the formula to be completely sterile and safe for the entire use of the product with no risk of retro-contamination.

Available now at drugstores across Canada.
Klorane Waterproof Eye Make-Up Remover with soothing cornflower - 100ml - $10 - with a bi-phase, non-oily, hypoallergenic formula that gently removes all long-wear make-up while caring for lashes.

Available now at Rexall, Pharmasave and London Drugs stores across Canada.

- Lisamarie -