Mediflow Waterbase Pillow
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My Review of Mediflow Waterbase Pillow and how it helped me after surgery

Like Goldilocks in the three bears’ house where one chair is too hard, the other too soft and one is just right – well sleeping on a Mediflow Waterbase Pillow makes you feel as though you finally found the pillow that’s just right for your head for a comfortable sleep. After breaking …

Essence Cosmetics
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Essence Cosmetics – makeup under six dollars

If there’s anything I’ve learned about cosmetics, it’s that spending more money on a cosmetic product doesn’t necessarily guarantee better results. In fact, my eye lids are so oily that even when I apply the super duper strength MAC pigments three or four times, the colour …

CND Nail Rescue Kit
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CND Nail Rescue Kit

As a teenager I had long nails which I kept painted and filed all the time. Now after years of pound pound pounding on the keyboard as a legal secretary my nails break often and I’ve never manage to grow them to the fantastic lengths I had as a teenager. So to get a CND Rescue Kit to review …

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New Image College offers beauty services at affordable prices

  Like most women, by the time I reached my thirties I literally spent thousands of dollars on manicures, massages and more.  But having been in a relationship with a man who had managed beauty salons on Rodeo Drive, Los Angeles and held a position as an executive of the Cosmetology …

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Subscribe to Glossybox to sample 5 beauty products for $21 a month

For years I remained faithful to a few select brands, being those brands which offered a bonus with purchase as the “free” products offered me an opportunity to try new products without fear of wasting my money should these bonus products proved to not impress. With the convenience of …

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Revlon Cosmetics Review of New Products for Fall 2015

New this summer at London Drugs, Revlon has the following products that you’ll want to include in your daily makeup bag. Revlon Ultra HD Lipstick:  If you ever wanted a bright vibrant red lipstick, then Revlon Ultra HD Lipstick is all you need.  It goes on smoothly and the colour is so …

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Remington Straightener

Although I have long black hair, it’s not straight due to the many years I spent perming my hair to get that big Latino hairdo. So needless to say, I was excited to try the new Remington Straightener from the London Drugs Beauty Event because as a girl, you can’t have too many hair …

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Prestige Cosmetics Review

  Besides smokey eyes, the brow’s the thing and Prestige Cosmetics has the ultimate brow makeup from brow pencils to a Brow Studio with the perfect tools.  The following is my Prestige Cosmetics Review from the London Drugs Beauty Event. The Prestige Cosmetics Ultimate Brow Definer is …

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Annabelle Cosmetics

  This year’s London Drugs Beauty Event sample bag from Annabelle Cosmetics contained all the essentials to create smokey eyes from eye liners to a handy smokey eye palette and all at a reasonable price. I’ve always had issues using liquid eye liners that last and are easy to …

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Emani Vegan Cosmetics Review

… … What started as a business in Emani’s basement to create a line that only looks good in your skin but is good for your skin has now blossomed into a business ready to be launched in the cosmetic counters of London Drugs.  It’s a line of vegan cosmetics that is …

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NYX Cosmetics Product Enhancers and Vibrant Shades You shouldn’t leave home without

When I was introduced to NYX Cosmetics at the London Drugs Beauty Preview Event a few years ago, I fell in love with this brand.  So this year, I wasn’t surprised that the NYX Cosmetics in my swag bag wowed me as it consists mainly of useful product enhancers that I know I’ll be using …

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InfinitiPro Conair Iconic Hair Brush Review

Growing up in Calgary in the winter time meant that we all had cans of static spray at home and at work to spray on our panty hose so that the static wouldn’t cause it to stick to our clothes. The same static would also cause our hair to fly-away when brushed and worse, when we walked across …

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L’Oreal Ultimate Smokey Eye La Palette Nude 2

Hot smokey smouldering eyes are the season’s hottest makeup trend and to construct your best smokey eyes, all you’ll need L’Oreal La Palette Nude 2 by Colour Riche™ which contains 10 shades from nude to intense brown which you can mix and match to create different hues of …

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London Drugs Beauty Cosmetics Preview Event 2015

  I’ve been fortunate to be invited to London Drugs Annual Beauty Preview Event where I not only had an opportunity to preview new products and talk to beauty reps from various beauty brands, but I returned home with numerous samples with the onerous (yeah right) task to review and blog …

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New Almay Smart Shade Butter Kiss Lipsticks

ALMAY has new Smart Shade Butter Kiss Lipsticks developed to complement your skin tones.  12 new shades include pink, berry, red and nude for light, light/medium and medium skin tones.  The ultra-buttery formula hydrates and is hypoallergenic and dermatologist tested.  I tried it and it does …

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Colour Yourself Boho Chic with Revlon’s 2014 Fall/Winter Collection

Revlon’s new Fall/Winter 2014 collection is going boho chic. Created by Revlon Global Artistic Director Gucci Westman, its inspired by the sophisticated bohemian women of Paris. The collection of colours features modern, edgy colours which come together to create a vibrant French mystique …

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Indulge in the Summer’s End Self-Care Package of Exfoliation, Mud Wrap, Toning and more

From mud wraps to muscle stimulation, I came, I was massaged and I lost inches. Like any typical woman who agonizes even if the scale only goes over half a pound, it’s a never ending battle to let the inner skinny person out (you can stop all that banging!) unless you’re one of the …

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Review of New Hair, Skin and Nail Products at the London Drugs Beauty Event

Last but not least, my review of the new hair, skin and nail products new to London Drugs this summer/fall.  Note that my experience of the products may different from others as my skin is oily and Asian hair absorbs hair products differently than other types of hair CONAIR INFINITI PRO 3Q DRYER. …

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Review of New Essential Beauty Products at the London Drugs Beauty Event

  With so many new beauty products being introduced into London Drugs every year, it’s hard to keep track and try them all.  I’m always excited to attend the annual London Drugs beauty event as it allows me a chance to preview some new products that just might make it into my top …

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Practice makes Perfect Beauty with Almay and win a beauty package worth $115

In my teens, I spent most of my time doing what every typical teenage girl did – hours reading makeup reviews and tutorials in the archaic form of print magazines and then another few hundred hours applying these tips. Well, over the years of working two jobs, dating and a list of hobbies …

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Indochino – made to measure suits customized to suit your wallet

[left click on the image to enlarge] In today’s fragile economy where name brand fashion labels such Espirit and now, Jacob disappear into the retail abyss faster than Imelda Marcos can add to her shoe collection, Indochino’s entry into the retail market emits a sigh of relief from …

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Elizabeth Hurley and Estée Lauder raise funds for the Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

.. When you combine a world renowned cosmetic company such as Estée Lauder with a fashion icon such as Elizabeth Hurley, you can rest assure that any fundraiser campaigns by these two icons will be nothing short of successful. On Thursday, October 3, 2013, Elizabeth Hurley arrived at the downtown …

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Be a Fall Fashionista with these beauty products from London Drugs

Photo Credit:  Fabulously Innovative Marketing Move over summer! Fall is coming; its rich, jewel tones matching the carpet of leaves and mirroring nature’s deeper palette. This fall, it’s all about bold: From eye shadows to lip colour, the statement is dramatic, for day as well as night. After a …

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Relaunch of Anna Sui Cosmetics at select Shoppers Drug Mart and Hudson’s Bay stores

. Everything’s coming up roses… Anna Sui Cosmetics are a beauty diva’s dream come true I was intrigued to say the very least when I received an invitation to preview the Anna Sui cosmetic collection as I have heard of her  fashion line sometime ago when I used to have a fashion …

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Review of Nexxus hair products at the London Drugs “Come Fly With Me” beauty event

Photo Credit: Fabulously Innovative Marketing Guest Blog by Tess McCann (@TessTattles) For those of you that know my background, I have always strictly used professional hair care products, it’s fine, go ahead and call me a snob.  When I started in the industry, about 14 years ago, Nexxus was a …