Funny story: after finishing a 5K run after work, I realized that I’d forgotten my access pass to the office on my desk. So, no access to the showers for me. I berated myself as I climbed into my car while sweating buckets. Of course, I was meeting a couple of friends at an event in 30 minutes, so I resigned myself to the fact that A) I could either cancel or C) show up looking (and smelling) like a sweaty mess. Continue reading Glowing, Hydrated Skin: Avène Eau Thermale Spring Water
Summer is fast approaching and it is only natural that you will want to look your best in the warm weather. To help achieve glowing healthy skin, here are some recommendations on the best skin care essentials which will not only protect your skin again UV rays but also ensure you look your best on the beach this summer! Continue reading Summer Skincare Essentials
Happy Mother’s Day, all!
Wishing all the mom’s out there a wonderfully relaxed day and hope you are getting spoiled! Continue reading The Best Accessories You Need To Elevate Your Wardrobe
Meet Erika. Erika, a vegan and healthy living enthusiast, just happens to be one of my beautiful sisters. A complete free spirit and consummate middle child (easy-going, peace-making, totally open-minded and a great listener), decided to go “natural” about three years ago. By “natural”, I mean she quit hair relaxers for good. Continue reading How To Achieve Perfect Curls – Curl Keeper Review
I remember the last time I dropped my iPhone. It was my beloved iPhone 4S and I was juggling bags of groceries, my phone and my keys, trying to open my front door without putting anything down. In the blink of an eye, I dropped my beloved phone, and its sleek, fragile front shattered into a cobweb of broken glass. I groaned and cursed the poorly made yet extremely expensive excuse of a smartphone case that popped off and laid next to my iPhone, mocking me. THAT WAS IT. Then and there, I started my hunt for the perfect phone case that wasn’t hideous and bulky, but affordable at the same time. Continue reading The Classiest Smartphone Case Ever: LuxBoxCase
When I started my blog in January 2015, it was simply an outlet for me to express my thoughts and opinions on all things fashion and beauty. It was also a great way to connect with my husband who was on a work assignment in the South Pacific, and with my family living in Europe.
With each passing day, the sun is shining brighter and warmer, the snow is receding and signs of spring are all around. Thank goodness…because I didn’t think I could survive another month of snow, chills and freezing rain. Continue reading Beauty Review: Les Soins de Jacynthe
Inspired by our latest photoshoots together, my friend Emilie and I decided to switch it up from outdoor locations and take things inside. Emilie, with her keen eye for fashion and architecture suggested Smudge Beauty Bar, a relatively new spa which opened in Ottawa last year on Dalhousie Street…home to many an up and coming boutique. Continue reading A Day at Smudge Beauty Bar
A head full of thick, lustrous, shiny hair is as exciting and drool-worthy to me as winning the Powerball Lottery. For as long as I can remember, gorgeous hair has been something that I value highly. I can’t help it. I will see a head full of gorgeous, bouncy curls, or thick, perfect blonde beach waves, or gorgeous natural kinks and something inside me wants to reach out and play with that hair! Inappropriate? Yes. Am I alone? No (maybe). Continue reading #BeautySpotlight Part 1: Leonor Greyl Paris Soin Naturel Du Cheveu (…And Best Beauty Find Of The Year)