CLARINS MAKEUP

New favourite: Clarins makeup! I heard great things about Clarins makeup line, but I never tried it; until now. The following pieces have now become part of my everyday routine and I simply can’t get enough, here is why! Clarins Rouge Eclat Lipstick: This creamy, hydrating & nourishing lipstick makes my lips feel smooth & radiant! It’s also age-defying, so it protects the lips in the process. Hands down, my favourite lipstick at the moment, especially color 26 – Rose Praline – it’s a perfect balance between light pink and nude, and it’s absolutely perfect for a neutral look! I…

HELOISE DE V.

Femininity – French style. Created in the South of France by Valerie D’Andre, Heloise de V. offers perfume, soaps & hand creams, each telling a unique story. Rekindling memories of childhood, vacation or pleasant moments of ‘joie de vive”, we got to experience the products 1st hand during a media breakfast at Les Fillettes a few weeks ago. My favorite of the 3 collections is the “Dejeuner sous le figuier”! This fragrance features lemon, lavender, fig leaf, almond, cedar and cypress notes. The major accords are woody, aromatic & fresh and the gift box comes with a beautiful silver necklace with a red leather…

EYE CANDY – MAKEUP I’M LOVING

I’m a makeup addict. I don’t like the word hoarder, I prefer: makeup collector! Yes, I had to go to Ikea last week to get a drawer unit to store my makeup palettes, nail polishes, brushes and other treasures… I love to discover & try out new things and I never leave the house without makeup or a polished nail…and FormulaX is my best friend when it comes to nails! Honestly, this is the most long lasting & fast drying nail polish I have ever used! I usually apply two coats and let it dry for about 5 minutes before…

CONTEST: SHOPPING SPREE IN COLLABORATION WITH LISE …

Being a single mother is not easy, I know b/c I watched my mom work day and night to provide for my sister and me. She made sure we were fed, clothed, and had the best eduction. Yet, she made it look easy. She was though, independent, hard working & confident; all qualities that helped her propel forward and which she bestowed upon us. We both got educated, became independent, autonomous, & financially stable. She is my idol, my inspiration, a person I look up too & the reason the Lise Watier Foundation is important to me. It is my turn…

JOUVIANCE GLYCO|LASER

The Glyco|Laser line was created to exfoliate, reduce fine lines & wrinkles, improve skin texture, hydrate, brighten skin complexion and tone the skin, without irritation or redness. Glyco & laser might sound chemical, but far from it! The products are free of parabens, sulfates, dyes, artificial fragrances, mineral oils, and they are not tested on animals! I received the full line of products to try, however I only tried the Glyco|Laser 5 soft peel night cream 5% & The Glyco|Laser soft peel mask 5% so far, as it was recommended to start with the 5%. My skin is normal,but it’s sometimes sensitive…

KERASTASE

Hair rescue package! My thin hair gets even more dry than usual during winter and I need all the help I can get. Kerastase never disappoints with their hair products, so I was very excited to try these out! Read on to find out more :) Elixir Ultime Shampoo: This shampoo smells heavenly, wow! After only one wash, my hair felt fuller and lighter! Not to mention how  soft & shiny it looks! A little of this product goes a long way, you really only need a tiny bit, so the products last a long time.  Retails for $44, which might seems…

LATEST BEAUTY DISCOVERIES

This is what I call the ultimate winter hydration care package! My skin gets quite dry during winter, so I’m always looking for new remedies and these finds are amazing.  Declare Hydro Boost Due Care Fluid: My face gets super dry, especially when I get a cold, which happens every winter without fail, so I heavily rely on creams to bring back its smoothness and radiance. I received this product over a month ago & used it religiously in combination with the moisturizing cream (below) at night, applying it to the face & neck. Its very hydrating, the texture is smooth…