May 21, 2019

OPI Always Bare for You Collection Spring 2019 - with swatches!

This spring, embrace soft, sheer color with OPI Always Bare for You - with six shades in the prettiest neutral, feminine hues that offer a hint of color – -ideal for anyone seeking a delicate nail look, especially brides and brides-to-be.
Baby, Take A Vow - blushing pink
Throw Me A Kiss - flirty iridescent pink
Chiffon-d of You - metallic nude
Bare My Soul - chic nude
Engage-meant To Be - alluring pale lilac
Ring Bare-er - elegantly understated blue

The collection is available in classic Nail Lacquer - $13.50 - with a rich formula for even application without streaking; Infinite Shine - $16.40 - offers a high-shine finish with up to 11-day wear; and GelColor - (an in-salon professional service only) - provides a salon-perfect finish with up to three-week wear, while Infinite Shine and traditional lacquer application.

- Lisamarie -

May 20, 2019

Clean up the micellar way with Aveeno, Bourjois, Life Brand and Garnier!

Aveeno Positively Radiant MaxGlow Micellar Gel Cleanser - 150ml - $12.99 - with a mild and gentle gel formula containing a moisture-rich soy and kiwi complex that works like a magnet to draw out and wash away makeup, oil, and other skin-dulling impurities and leave skin feeling hydrated, soft and dewy.

I don't normally love gel cleansers as they tend to leave my skin feeling tight and "over-cleaned" but that has not been an issue with this one - my skin feels and looks soft and plump after using and I love the pump dispenser!

Available at drug and mass retailers across Canada.
Bourjois Micellar Cleansing Water - 250ml - $18 - cleanses the skin and removes makeup in one sweep with an alcohol and fragrance free formula containing white lotus extracts, with soothing and hydrating properties, to help to comfort the skin and is a great option for all skin types, even sensitive.

Available at drugstores across Canada.
Life Brand Micellar Facial Cleansing Wipes - 25 wipes - $9.99 - soft, textured wipes formulated with 100% plant-based fibres and pre-moistened with fragrance-free micelles to help trap and lift away dirt, oil and makeup to gently remove complexion dulling impurities, leaving skin feeling clean, hydrated and refreshed.

Available exclusively at Shoppers Drug Mart stores across Canada and online at
Garnier SkinActive Micellar Eye Makeup Remover Pads - 100 pads - $9.99 - offers ultra gentle, precise and convenient eye makeup removal with no rinse, harsh rubbing and zero greasy residue that is ophthalmologist and dermatologist tested and safe for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers.

Available at drug and mass retailers across Canada.

- Lisamarie -

May 17, 2019

Curly hair must have - Sebastian Whipped Crème

Sebastian Whipped Crème - 157ml - $22.95 - a luxurious, nourishing, lightweight styling whip to define bouncing curls and soft waves. The protein-rich formula strengthens and nourishes hair as it whips up sensual curvaceous shapes, while conditioning and protecting hair for a silky soft and gloss, shiny finish, without leaving hair dry or crunchy.

It's easy to use, just shake well and dispense downwards into the palm and distribute evenly into damp hair. Then air dry for sleek waves or blow-dry for tousled locks or set for glamorous, bouncy curls.

Available at salons and Trade Secrets stores across Canada.

- Lisamarie -

May 16, 2019

Aveeno Cracked Skin Relief CICA Ointment and Balm

Have extra dry skin that desperately needs nourishment? That's an easy fix with Aveeno Cracked Skin Relief  - formulated to intensely moisturize and help repair problem skin with two products that dry, thirsty skin will love:

Aveeno Cracked Skin Relief CICA Ointment - 48g - $15.99 - instantly soothes and helps heal extra dry, cracked skin thanks to a unique targeted tip applicator applicator that applies a protective layer with a fragrance and steroid-free formula leaving skin feeling soft and smooth, just the way nature intended.

Aveeno Cracked Skin Relief CICA Balm - 312g - $19.99 - helps protect and relieve cracked skin by intensely moisturizing on contact, adding a layer of protection to the skin and reducing moisture loss with a fragrance, paraben and steroid-free moisture-rich triple oat complex that helps shield skin from the weather's drying effects adding moisture from head to toe.

Available now at drug and mass retailers across Canada.

- Lisamarie -

May 15, 2019

Eye Love Wednesday - Kiss Professional Hexa Eyeshadow Palette

Kiss Professional Hexa Eyeshadow Palette - $12.99 - in 4 shades: Matte Nude, Nude Brown, Pink Nude and Pink Taupe - an everyday eye shadow palette with six natural, complementary shades that include a mix of mattes and shimmers to create a variety of looks for everyday use and features a long-lasting formula that doesn't require a primer.


Available at Rexall and London Drugs stores across Canada and online at

- Lisamarie -

This week I'm obsessed with... Avon Smoothing, Brightening and Calming Sheet Masks!

Unveil beautiful skin with a soft-cloth fabric mask from Avon infused with potent natural ingredients:

Avon Smooth Out Life's Little Wrinkles Smoothing Sheet Mask - $4.99 - with resveratrol and chia seed to instantly moisturize and help smooth out the look of fine lines and wrinkles.

Get On The Bright Side Brightening Sheet Mask - $4.99 - with grapefruit and vitamin C to instantly moisturize and leave skin looking brighter, more even-toned and radiant.

Put Your Cool Face On Calming Sheet Mask - $4.99 - with cucumber and aloe Vera to instantly soothe and leave skin feeling calm and relaxed.

Available from your Avon rep = 1-800-265-AVON or online at

- Lisamarie -

May 14, 2019

Revlon PhotoReady Candid Collection

Revlon introduces a line of flawless, natural-finish makeup products - PhotoReady Candid - with feel good antioxidant and anti-pollution protection in an anti-blue-light formula without any of the stuff you don't want including oils, parabens, phthalates, and harsh fragrances.

Revlon PhotoReady Candid Natural Finish Anti-Pollution Foundation - $15.99 - in 31 shades: 110 Porcelain - light with cool, peach undertones, 120 Buff - light/medium with with neutral, subtle beige undertones, 130 Ivory - light with cool pink undertones, 150 Creme Brulee - light with warm undertones, 200 Nude - light/medium with cool, peach undertones, 210 Natural Ochre - light/medium with warm, yellow undertones, 220 Sand Beige - medium with neutral, subtle olive undertones, 230 Bare - light/medium with neutral, subtle pink undertones, 240 Natural Beige - medium with cool undertones, 250 Vanilla - light/medium with neutral, subtle peach undertones, 260 Chai - light/medium with cool, rosy undertones, 270 Medium Beige - medium with warm beige undertones, 300 Dune - light/medium with warm, beige undertones, 310 Butterscotch - medium with neutral, subtle golden undertones, 320 Tawny - light/medium with neutral, subtle olive undertones, 330 Light Honey - light/medium with warm, golden-apricot undertones, 340 True Beige - medium/deep with cool, peach undertones, 350 Natural Tan - medium/deep with cool, rosy undertones, 360 Cashew - light/medium with neutral, subtle golden undertones, 400 Macadamia - medium/deep with warm, golden-beige undertones, 410 Toast - medium/deep with warm, golden undertones, 420 Sun Beige - medium with warm, golden undertones, 430 Honey Beige - medium/deep with neutral, subtle olive undertones, 440 Caramel - medium/deep with neutral, subtle golden undertones, 500 Almond - deep with warm golden undertones, 510 Cappuccino - deep with neutral, subtle rosy undertones, 520 Cocoa - deep with neutral, subtle olive undertones, 530 Pecan - deep with warm, golden brown undertones, 540 Walnut - deep with cool undertones, 550 Mocha - deep with neutral, subtle golden undertones, 560 Espresso - dark with warm undertones - a skin-enhancing, natural-looking, medium coverage foundation with a weightless feel, all day hydration and a flawless, natural finish. And don't worry if you need more then medium coverage - it is very buildable!

PhotoReady Candid Antioxidant Concealer - $10.99 - in 18 shades: 001 Banana, 005 Fair, 010 Vanilla, 015 Light, 020 Bisque, 022 Sand, 025 Creme Brulee, 027 Biscuit, 028 Oat, 030 Light Medium, 040 Medium, 050 Medium Deep, 055 Chestnut, 060 Deep, 065 Cafe, 070 Nutmeg, 075 Hazelnut, 080 Espresso New Edition  - a smooth medium-coverage concealer that camouflages blemishes, dark circles and puff, with a jolt of caffeine to help wake up tired skin

PhotoReady Candid Anti-Pollution Setting Powder - $15.99 - in 3 shades: 001 Translucent, 002 Medium, 003 Deep - a translucent, lightweight, ultra-fine loose setting powder that evens out skin tone, creates a natural, airbrushed effect and sets makeup while it protects. I especially appreciate the built in sifter with a snap on cover that not only cuts down on mess while using, but also makes it super easy to travel with!

Available now at drug and mass retailers across Canada.

- Lisamarie -

May 13, 2019

Glow with a toner from StriVectin Ole Henriksen and Fresh!

Looking to replace your skin's lost glow? These are all great choices - just remember, as with all radiance products, be sure and wear sunscreen every day or you will undo all your hard work!

StriVectin Advanced Glow Tri-Phase Daily Glow Toner - 148ml - $43 - with a blend of skin transforming acids and nourishing botanical extracts that come together in a three-phase formula containing hyaluronic acid - to deeply hydrate; lactic acid - a gentle AHA; mandelic acid - helps refine pores; rice amino acid - deeply moisturizes to help counter irritation; licorice root extract - soothes skin and enhances luminosity; squalane oil - nourishes and replenishes skin; Aloe Leaf & Calendula Flower Extracts - to soothe dry, fatigued skin; NIA-114 - strengthens the skin barrier and supercharges the performance of other ingredients - together they smooth, hydrate and brighten for a radiant, lit-from-within glow.

Available at Shoppers Drug Mart stores across Canada and online at
Ole Henriksen Glow2OH Dark Spot Toner - 190ml - $34 - with a supercharged formula containing high-potency AHAs (glycolic and lactic acids) - to even skin tone and texture and help reduce the appearance of dark spots, fine lines, and wrinkles in as little as 7 days; witch hazel water - to help brighten and refine skin; and lemon, sugar cane, licorice root, chamomile, and sandalwood extracts - help soothe and condition skin. Best of all is the addictive lemon sugar scent and the invigorating  tingle which always helps me believe a product is working!

Available at Sephora and
Fresh Peony Brightening Moisturizing Facial Toner - 198ml - $81 - with a silky, soothing, cushiony, fast-absorbing texture that brightens, improves skin’s clarity and provides up to 24 hours of moisture for soft, luminous skin powered by Fresh’s brightening complex - to help even the appearance of skin tone and hyaluronic acid - which helps to attract and retain moisture for a smooth, supple, youthful-looking complexion.

Available at Sephora and

- Lisamarie -