Skincare School: Vitamin C

Almost every brand now has their own version of Vitamin C. What does it actually do? How do I use it? Why is everything orange? 🍊 I answer these questions and more in my second lesson of Skincare School! Also happy new year everyone 🙂 Haven’t posted in a while because I was away on vacation… and now back to the cold Canadian winter 😦

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8 Things You’re Doing Wrong That Affect Your Skin

We all want beautiful, clear skin. That’s why we invest so heavily in products that cleanse, brighten, tone, purify, detox, hydrate and whatever else is labelled. Did you know though, that there are very simple habits that may be interfering with your results? Fixing these 8 simple things could make a huge difference to your skin, without having to buy a $60 face mask. Photo by Sarah Gray on Unsplash

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Skincare Routine: Winter 2017

#NoFilter #NoMakeup. I wanted to wait until my regular routine gave me consistent results before dedicating a full post to it. I’ve been using the same products for a few weeks now and my skin looks and feels great! I do have some minor blemishing on my cheeks and jawline, but for the most part I’m pretty happy with my bare face (minus my uneven eyebrows). These are the products that are working well for my sensitive, oily/combination skin during this dry winter season. Heads up: lots of best sellers and cult favourites ahead!

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I Got Face Eczema – This Is What I Did To Relieve It

This is going to be a long post. If you’ve ever wondered what eczema is, or how to deal with it, I literally detail everything I did wrong and right when I got hit with it this year. I have no photos of the damage but I do go in detail to help as many people as possible. Some of this will sound gross, but I’m hoping I’ll help someone with their eczema too!

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My Experience at the Glossier Toronto Pop-up Shop

I lined up on the day it opened to have a peek inside and finally try some Glossier products. The buzz around this brand has been unreal so I had to check it out, and I wasn’t disappointed. Keep reading if you want to hear my thoughts, what I bought, and why I didn’t end up buying any of their super serums.

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How to Pick the Right Sunscreen

Skin cancer and aging are real threats. You may think that buying a nice-looking sunscreen is all you have to do but picking the right formula is extremely important, especially if you have oily/acne-prone skin. In this post, I provide a not-too complicated guide on how to pick a good one. I also share 2 products I found with the same ingredients list!

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