Socially Conscious, Sustainable Luxury: Une écharpe – une vie

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Scarf: Une écharpe – une vie | Hat: Rag & Bone in black | Denim Shirt: J.Crew (similar) | Skinnies: Topshop | Shoes: Converse (similar)| Choker: Aldo (similar)

I love myself a great scarf. They just add a certain “je ne sais quoi” to any outfit. I wear them all year round – from keeping myself warm from the winter chill to looking breezy cool on a summer night while sipping cocktails on a patio. Continue reading Socially Conscious, Sustainable Luxury: Une écharpe – une vie

Unleash Your Inner Yogi: City of OM

My life has gotten really, really busy over the last year and I feel only now am I learning how to properly manage my time and stress levels. I won’t lie. I can be a walking stress ball. Just ask my husband – poor guy. Anything and everything can stress me out, from a row of nail polish being crooked, to huge deadlines crushing me at my day job. Continue reading Unleash Your Inner Yogi: City of OM

How To Deep Condition Your Hair Using Natural Oils

Hi all!

Here is my latest YouTube video on how I deep condition my hair using a coconut, almond and castor oil mixture.

 

The star of this video is Kreyol Essence’s Haitian Black Castor Oil available on the Malachite + Elephant website.

Haitian black castor oil (HBCO) is notable because it is better suited to hair and skin than the highly popular Jamaican black castor oil (JBCO). JCBO tends to be thicker and more sticky…not ideal as a skin moisturizer and can get a little goopy for hair. Continue reading How To Deep Condition Your Hair Using Natural Oils

10 Great Things You Need To Know About Korean Beauty Products 

Korean beauty products have hit the scene in a big way over the past few years. Maybe you’ve seen the face mask sheets that everyone is raving about or the absolutely adorable Tony Moly product line that just happens to have the best packaging I’ve ever seen.

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Tony Moly’s Dream White Magic Cream, Pocket Bunny Mist, Magic Food Mango Mild Sunblock

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New Years Resolutions (and How To Keep Them)

Happy New Year, All! 2016 is off to a great start already, and it’s only five days into the year.

Each December, I start thinking about New Year’s Resolutions that I want to set for myself. For a long time, I promised myself that I’d “overhaul my life” in the same boring ways such as promising to work out more, save more money, exercise more, eat less garbage and drink much less alcohol. I’d usually last about 2-3 weeks before reaching for that glass of rosé to wash down the man-sized New York Cherry Cheesecake slice I was gorging on. Continue reading New Years Resolutions (and How To Keep Them)

How To Beat Dull, Dry Skin – My Favourite Moisturizing Products!

Hi all!

I was featured on CTV Morning Live yesterday talking about my favourite products for beating dry, dull skin during these chilly fall and winter months. What a thrill – a totally great experience! For those interested in seeing the CTV segment, click on the link –>http://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=746808. Continue reading How To Beat Dull, Dry Skin – My Favourite Moisturizing Products!

5 Secrets for Gorgeous Skin

Happy Monday morning all!

I’m pleased to have Amy Goldsmith, a literature graduate from Melbourne, guest post on my blog today. Amy loves to write short stories and reviews, as is a regular contributor at High Style Life. Her passion is beauty and makeup and she loves to spend her free time travelling and of course – makeup shopping! Continue reading 5 Secrets for Gorgeous Skin