May 22, 2018

Kiss Ombre Radiance Palette

Kiss Ombre Radiance Palette - $19.99 - in 3 shade collections: Belgard, Demure and Grenadine - offering an all in one palette containing a silky, lightweight powder highlighter, blush and bronzer - each shade can be used alone for a radiant look or blended effortlessly together to deliver the perfect rosy, flushed cheeks or bronzed glow - depending on which palette you choose!


Available now at Rexall and London Drugs stores across Canada.


- Lisamarie -

essie Gel Couture 2018 Wedding Collection by Reem Acra - with swatches!

Essie celebrates an exciting collaboration with internationally renowned designer Reem Acra for the limited edition essie Gel Couture Wedding Collection by Reem Acra - with six, new special occasion shades.

Designer Reem Acra, known for her exquisite embroidered details and continuously redefining fashion boundaries, created the new palette, where traditional meets modern and wanted to ensure there was an element of magic in each of her gel couture shades.
Picture Perfect - clean ivory white accented with golden shimmer
Getting Intricate - charming eggshell blue
You're Golden - light burnished yellow gold
Handmade Of Honor - blush metallic with a light rose tint
Moments To Mrs. - dreamy orchid mauve embroidered with iridescent flakes
Forever Family - pearly mulberry red laced with subtle violet blue undertones

Available now at beauty destinations across Canada.

- Lisamarie -

May 21, 2018

Unleash the force of nature on your skin with emerginC Rawceuticals!

Caryl Baker Visage has partnered with skin care brand emerginC to launch one of the first skin care lines in Canada to feature new cold pressed technology - Rawceuticals - a revolutionary range of advanced skin care that blends a wide variety of pure, active cold pressed plant extracts with naturally-derived cosmeceutical ingredients. Each product is crafted in small batches to ensure freshness and effectiveness and allows ingredients to be extracted in their purest form with no oxidation so that its vital vitamins, minerals, proteins, enzymes and nutrients are kept intact.

Available in the collection:

Clean - Wet/Dry Cleanser - 118ml - $60 - a unique anhydrous cleansing oil that effectively deep cleans both dirt and makeup while helping to restore skin’s moisture balance.

To use, just dispense 2-3 pumps into hands and massage onto dry skin for 30 seconds. Add a few drops of water and continue massage over skin. Rinse thoroughly with warm water or use with raw cloth for more in depth cleansing. 

Contains 97% cold pressed, 95% organic Sunflower Seed Oil - rich in omega 6 & 9 to help restore natural moisture and nourish skin;
PhytoVie Defense Urban Shield Co-polymer - a biodegradable, botanical-based polymer made from brassica campestris and aleurites fordi oil co-polymer that stays on the skin longer to defend against pollution and help restore and hydrate skin; and
hemp seed oil - helps to improve elasticity, reduce the appearance of pore size, balance sebum and shield against the risks of UVA and UVB sun damage by protecting skin from free radical damage; 
as well as: sesame seed oil, aloe leaf extract, argan oil, avocado oil, cinnamomum camphora wood oil and macadamia seed oil.

Boreal Tonic - Forest Bark Facial Toner - 118ml - $58.50 - a unique soothing, remineralizing face toner crafted to sooth, nourish and tone skin after cleansing. Can be used throughout the day to rehydrate skin.

Contains 70% organic and 1% cold pressed ingredients including:
borealine hydra - a mix of 4 actives obtained from red maple, black spruce, yellow birch and jack pine barks that provides stable and long-lasting hydration to the skin and helps combat signs of premature aging and improves skin’s elasticity;
Argentière icecap water - has very high levels of minerals, especially calcium and silicium that help to rejuvenate and hydrate skin; and
basil - an antibacterial and antioxidant-rich, natural source of vitamin K that clarifies the skin and reduces the appearance of inflammation;
as well as: glycerin and witch hazel water.

Blend - Black Cumin, Hemp & Kakadu Plum Pressed Defense Moisturizer - 50ml - $150 - rich and nourishing, it defends against environmental aggressions, evens skin tone and texture and fights the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, moisturizes, nourishes, soothes and fights the appearance of aging skin.

Contains 67% organic & cold pressed and 61% fair trade & virgin ingredients including:
PhytoVie Defense - a botanical-based polymer made from brassica campestris and aleurites fordi oil co-polymer (tung wood + rapeseed oil) that stays on the skin longer to defend skin against pollution and help restore and hydrate;
kakadu plum - a powerful antioxidant high in vitamin C that helps protect against free radicals and environment stressors such as extreme weather and pollution which may lead to premature aging, dryness and skin irritation;
black cumin seed oil - helps to firm, moisturize, nourish and smooth skin;
hemp seed oil - helps to improve elasticity, reduce the appearance of pore size, balance sebum and shield against the risks of UVA and UVB sun damage by protecting skin from free radical damage;
chia seed extract - high in vitamin E and omega-3 fatty acids which helps protect and repair skin against free radical damage; and
tomato seed extract - high in vitamins A and C to help tighten pores, reduce breakouts and even skin tone.

Eye & Lip Craft - Pressed Coco-Carrot Eye & Lip Moisturizer - 15ml - $100 - a nourishing, active “pressed” moisturizer for both the eye area and lips that help soothe, combats environmental stress-es, defends against environmental aggressions, and fights the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Contains 55% organic & cold pressed and 51% fair trade & virgin ingredients including:
PhytoVie Defense - a biodegradable, botanical-based polymer made from brassica campestris and aleurites fordi oil co-polymer which stays on the skin longer to defend skin against pollution and help restore and hydrate;
fair trade virgin cocoa butter - a natural moisturizer high in fatty acids, antioxidants, and caffeine to help moisturize, protect, and repair skin against sun damage and even out skin tone;
black cumin seed oil - an antioxidant rich oil which helps to firm, moisturize, nourish, and smooth skin;
hemp seed oil - high in lineoleic acid, it helps to improve elasticity, reduce the appearance of pore size, help balance sebum and shield against the risks of UVA and UVB sun damage by protecting skin from free radical damage; and
carrot seed oil - helps condition and nourish the skin, making it excellent for dryness and sensitivity;
as well as: shea butter, coconut oil, hydrolyzed quinoa, hydrolyzed rice protein and hydrolyzed amaranth protein.

Red Berry Dual Mask & Gommage - Remineralizing Raspberry, Red Maple & Avocado - 50ml - $75 - a two-in-one product that works either as a nourishing, hydrating, remineralizing mask or as a gentle clarifying and remineralizing scrub.

To use as an exfoliant - gently massage over damp skin for up to 3 minutes then remove thoroughly. Or as a mask - apply and leave on 10 minutes, until dry. After 10 minutes, rub in a circular motion in the T-zone or all over face until product crumbles off. Remove excess with warm water.

Contains 73% organic, 11.5% raw minerals including: 
cold-processed crafting borealine hydra - a mix of 4 actives obtained from red maple, black spruce, yellow birch and jack pine barks that provides stable and long-lasting hydration to the skin and helps prevent premature aging and to improve skin’s elasticity;
raspberry seed powder - a rich source of vitamins and minerals including vitamins A, C, K and B-6, iron, magnesium, manganese and antioxidants;
finely milled pumice - from volcanic rock that is a naturally occurring and an effective exfoliator to help remove dead skin cells and purify pores; and
kaolin - a natural clay mineral which helps re-mineralize, absorb oil and control excess sebum secretion. 

Raw Cloth - Pure, Clean, Soft Fiber Cloth - 2 cloths - $28.50 - a revolutionary, biodegradable face cloth derived from 100% wood fiber sourced from sustainably managed forests. Incredibly soft when wet, this one-of-a- kind cloth rinses 99.9% bacteria free and can be used over 1,000 times.

Drop by any Caryl Baker Visage Face Spa in Ontario or Alberta for a free 15-minute mini facial and experience the line in person or find it online at carylbakervisage.com.


- Lisamarie -

May 18, 2018

Joico K-Pak Color Therapy Luster Lock Multi-Perfector Daily Shine & Protect Spray

Joico K-Pak Color Therapy Luster Lock Multi-Perfector Daily Shine & Protect Spray - 200ml - $26.20 - a powerful leave-in perfecting spray that combines the hydrating benefits of exotic oils with a unique damage-control formula to instantly detangle, soften and hydrate, leaving colour-treated hair healthy and strong. 

This wonder-product maintains over 89% of the colour vibrancy after 10 washes and leaves hair 2x stronger and protects hair against UVA/UVB rays and against damage during heat styling with a formula made up of: manketti and argan oils - to regenerate and strengthen dry, brittle hair while smoothing the cuticle and providing brilliant shine; vitamin E - for natural environmental protection for colour fading; quadrabond peptide complex - a  special blend of powerful peptides that repair and strengthen hair's outer protective layer; UV protection - to guard against damage due to UV exposure while also protecting hair colour and tone; and arginine - helps restore hair surface and makes it more hydrophobic, thus minimizing colour loss and offering colour protection.

Just shake well and apply to clean, damp hair to keep colour looking fresh and hair shiny and frizz-free!

Available now at select salons across Canada - visit www.joicocanada.com to find one near you.

- Lisamarie -

Fragrant Friday - Chanel N°5 L'Eau All-Over Spray & On Hand Cream

Chanel N°5 L'Eau is a natural and fresh reinvention of the original Chanel  N°5 with top notes of lemon, mandarin and orange that soar skyward with aldehydes; heart notes of rose meld with airy jasmine and an ultra-modern fraction of ylang-ylang; and base notes of vetiver and cedar impart a novel dynamism, softened by notes of musk.

Introducing a couple of great ways to wear the fragrance for summer to avoid being overwhelmed with scent in the heat:

N°5 L’Eau All-Over Spray - 150ml - $75 - with a lower concentration of alcohol to bring out the freshest facet of  N°5 L’Eau, it's a  perfuming spray for the hair and body in sleek packaging that is very travel-friendly.

N°5 L’Eau On Hand Cream - 50ml - $70 - a sensual and enveloping cream that can be used on hand and body and layered with fragrance for longer lasting scent in fun packaging that makes it super easy to find in your purse.

Available now at Chanel counters across Canada.

- Lisamarie -

May 17, 2018

Show your glow with the Avon Skin So Soft Radiant Glow Collection!

The new Avon Skin So Soft Radiant Glow Collection offers 2 easy steps to glow:

1. Polish - Reveal a natural radiance with:

Skin Luminosity Polish - 200g - $14 - gently exfoliates to polish away dead, dulling layers with four nourishing oils and vitamin E.

2. Shine - Glisten all over with:

Illuminating Dry Oil Mist - 150ml - $14 - a unique blend of five nourishing oils that helps moisturize and add a soft all-over shimmer.

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

- Lisamarie -

Body Be Silk The Lip Fix Kit

Body Be Silk The Lip Fix Kit - $40 - in 4 flavours: Chocolate, Cafe au Lait, Bubblegum and Vanilla -
with four products to turn dry, chapped lips into soft kissable lips: Lip Scrub - to exfoliate; Lip Rub - a natural lip gloss for use after the lip scrub; Lip Hug - an overnight lip balm for over night use; and Lip Tug - a once a week lip conditioner.

Made up of organic ingredients including: sugar, vitamin E, coconut oil, olive oil, avocado oil, almond oil, beeswax, cocoa butter. agave, kaolin clay, shea butter and jojoba oil. As well as turbinado sugar, cocoa, vanilla or coffee oil depending on the flavour.

It's just the routine cold-abused lips need after a long, cold winter!

Available online at bodybesilk.com.

- Lisamarie -

May 16, 2018

Eye Love Wednesday - Maybelline The Burgundy Bar Eyeshadow Palette

Maybelline The Burgundy Bar Eyeshadow Palette - $17.99 - a 12-shade eye shadow palette that features dazzling colours infused with burgundy pigments, perfect for creating versatile eye makeup looks.

What I love about the palette other then the beautiful colours is how easy it is to use - the shades have been set up in such a way that they create 3 quads, 4 trios or 6 duos - with detailed instructions on the back for where to use each colour depending on the combo you use!

Available now at drug and mass retailers across Canada.

- Lisamarie -