17 07, 2016

NuVsio Skin Care – Toronto Launch Event

By | July 17th, 2016|Event Coverage, Upscale Beauty Brands|6 Comments

PR Event + PR Sample   On Thursday, July 14th, 2016 NuVsio hosted a launch party for its two Active Mineral skin care products. Hosted at Art Square Gallery in downtown Toronto, company founder and product creator, Dr. Elena Brei walked a group of beauty bloggers through the development process, ingredients, and benefits of the [...]

5 07, 2016

Best Nail Polish Remover – Nail Care 101

By | July 5th, 2016|Indie Beauty Brands, Indie Nail Brands, Mass Market Nail Brands, Nail Accessories, Nail Care 101, Nails, Online Nail Brands|5 Comments

PR Sample** + Affiliate Link   When people (mostly women) in my offline, non-nail related life first find out that I have a nail and beauty blog I typically get three questions in the following order: Can I see your nails? Did you do them yourself? How do you keep them looking nice? Well, [...]

20 06, 2016

Coppertone ClearlySheer Sunscreen Review

By | June 20th, 2016|Mass Market Beauty Brands|9 Comments

PR Sample + Client   I have an admission to make. I don't wear sunscreen everyday. I mean, I wear it most days on my face, but I don't take the time in the mornings to spray or slather on SPF protection on the rest of my body. I don't like how long it [...]

13 06, 2016

Will It Stamp – Mariposa Nail Polish Collection 018

By | June 13th, 2016|Mass Market Beauty Brands, Will It Stamp|11 Comments

Any regular visitor to the cosmetics section of their local Dollarama will be familiar with Mariposa brand polishes. Mariposa nail polish costs a ridiculously low $3 CAD for six polishes (each 7mls). At that rate, even if only one or two works out as a good stamping polish, you've made a great buy. I'm testing out collection [...]

9 06, 2016

SoftLips Luxe and SoftLips Cube Reviews

By | June 9th, 2016|Mass Market Beauty Brands|4 Comments

PR Sample   SoftLips has released two 5in1 products with two formats and two flavours. I reviewed all of them as part of the ChickAdvisor Product Review Club. This balm comes in a cube format (like EOS) and a lipstick style bullet format.The packaging is clear plastic, with a tinted base indicating the flavour. [...]