USA Haul: Ulta, Sephora, Target!

This past Halloween weekend, I flew to SoCal to attend a music festival (THE BEST WEEKEND OF MY LIFE… I may just write a full post on it) and do some touristy stuff. Of course, one of the most exciting parts of my trip was having the chance to shop for beauty south of the border. Most of these products aren’t available in Canadian stores so I had to pick them up!

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Skincare School: Alcohols and Sulfates

I’m starting a new series called Skincare School, where regular consumers like me can learn about beauty ingredients on a simple (ish) level. The science behind everything is complicated, but it doesn’t have to be! My first segment is on Alcohols and Sulfates: what are they, and what kinds should I avoid?

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Dry Shampoo Showdown (drugstore)

If you’re among those lucky enough to go 3+ days without washing your hair, know that I’m very jealous. I have oily skin and therefore an oily scalp, so the most I can go without washing my hair is 2 days. In between washes, I count on dry shampoo to absorb all the oil and add volume to my hair. I tested a lot of them at the drugstore to tell you what really works (for me at least) and which ones to avoid.

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