A new chapter

Hey guys! As December is around the corner, I am taking this week off to prepare myself for new changes ahead. Of course, you will know all about it really soon. It means the world to have everyone's support. This year has brought many positive things into my life, changes for the good. Despite the … Continue reading A new chapter

How to bounce back from burnout when following your dreams

"Follow your dreams" is such an easygoing phrase for what it really takes to follow your dreams, all while you do more crucially important stuff like pay your bills, have friends, maintain a partner, keep your health, plan your retirement, play with your dog, drink water... From all the books I've read about keeping yourself motivated to books about creating the million-dollar formula of daily habits, I've come to the realization that burnout is not something you avoid. It is in fact something you need to learn to live with and bounce back.

Lactose Free Affogato

Honestly, I never thought I knew so many drinks. Low key it's become a tradition on this blog. Here I am again sharing another drink recipe that I know by heart. I guess I am a "heavy drinker"! LOL. Today I am bringing you this classic Italian recipe and I believe that it is in … Continue reading Lactose Free Affogato

The Ordinary Concealer – What you need to know before you buy

Bringing you another The Ordinary product that belongs to my daily makeup routine. In honour of Deciem’s Slowvember, the only sale Deciem ever does -with 23% off in all of their products- including The Ordinary.  This is the 3rd of 4 posts about Deciem products I use but I haven’t mentioned before. Always giving you … Continue reading The Ordinary Concealer – What you need to know before you buy

¨Shop¨ by Deciem Review – Stealing fragances

If you have been reading me for a while you might be aware of how of a devoted fan I am of the brands from Deciem, specially The Ordinary. I have many blog posts (none sponsored) were I talk about my skincare routine and must-haves from these brands.

The Ordinary Coverage Foundation vs Serum Foundation

It's almost November, which means that Deciem is about to give us their amazing 23% off in all their products, including The Ordinary! Today and the next 3 Wednesdays, I will be posting about The Ordinary makeup products. If you are looking for skincare products, here is the post of my routine. Yes, it changed … Continue reading The Ordinary Coverage Foundation vs Serum Foundation

Reviewing Gisou’s Primer for anti-frizz

I followed the product instructions and applied a pea-size amount throughout my after shower wet hair. It is not an oily product and I fell I could add more if I wanted without compromising my clean hair.

Lactose Free Banana Milkshake

A restaurant-worthy and helpful recipe to get those ripe bananas to use. The best part? Just four ingredients needed. Check out video tutorial at the end of this post. I believe preparing your milkshakes at home is the smartest way to give yourself a not-so-guilty pleasure and to control your calories. This is why I … Continue reading Lactose Free Banana Milkshake

Skincare and tools to brighten your under eyes

Today I am sharing my secrets on how I got rid of dark under eyes and puffiness even if I stayed up all night long. The secret is to be consistent and smart with your under-eye skincare and having the right tools for when you didn't go to bed, cause you know, sometimes there are better things to do than sleeping.

What to do for a weekend in Montreal

The architecture, the food, the french, the fashion sense, the enchanting streets. If you know where to go, Montreal will be an unforgettable experience. Keep reading this post to make it happen.

Fashionable blue light blocking glasses that will save your eyes

Blue light glasses or "gamer glasses" are designed to reduce stress on your eyesight caused by your daily screen time. They do so by blocking blue light coming from your screen (tv, laptop, tablet, phone, the light they use at your office, street lights, and more). As you may imagine, in this decade we are…

Get some piercings with me! My guide to a new piercing

I've gotten a few over the years and they've all come together pretty great so I am here to share my experience with you in case you are considering getting some of your own.

Trampoline Park: A funnier way to exercise

My experience was so fun that I kept wondering how have I never considered a trampoline park as a gym alternative. After all, 10 minutes jumping equal 30 minutes running!

Long lasting nails: acrylics vs. dip nails vs. bio gel vs. shellac

Oh yes, I've personally tried them all. After 5 years of multiples nail salons visited, I feel confident on providing you today with a guide to the most popular long lasting nail procedures you will find at your local salons. Keep reading for a straight-forward description, what to expect at the salon and my own … Continue reading Long lasting nails: acrylics vs. dip nails vs. bio gel vs. shellac

8 Lessons from my 20s – Happy 29th to me!

TWENTY NINE. It's such a strange feeling, honestly. The best way to describe it: surreal. I always heard my elders talk about how once you turn 25, it all goes fast. And how fast it went! I was not sure to share this post, I am still figuring out the whole blogging trends thing, trying … Continue reading 8 Lessons from my 20s – Happy 29th to me!

How I levelled up my journaling

It's been 15 months since I started taking journaling seriously and, as mentioned on my All About Journaling post, I've seen a great amount of positive results in my life. Read my last post about journaling for some journaling tips here. For my 29th birthday last week, I decided to gift myself something that would … Continue reading How I levelled up my journaling

Gua Sha Technique Tutorial and Face Before and After

Coming back to writing about a jade face tool is both exciting and nostalgic. One of my first beauty posts in the blog was about using a jade roller, benefits, and more. I am here 3 years later still enjoying the benefits of using a Chinese beauty treatment, now in the shape of a heart … Continue reading Gua Sha Technique Tutorial and Face Before and After

The 6 mini Summer Handbags I am obsessed with

Some are new, some are old. Some are luxury, some are really affordable. Find a cute photo album from my bedroom, showing you my favourite mini handbags that I haven't stopped using all Summer. Directly from my wardrobe to your screen, keep scrolling to take a look! Ruched Bag I got this beauty on Shein. … Continue reading The 6 mini Summer Handbags I am obsessed with

Trend Report: FW21

I am bringing you what are the trends for Fall / Winter 2021 so you can make the most out of those new garments. What works for me is to pay special attention to colors, silhouettes and bend towards pieces that can be layered in colder months.

Summer 2021 Outfits, 5 playful looks from SHEIN

It was about time! After 3 years living in Toronto, I have acquired some Summer dresses to add to my wardrobe. As I've been focused on putting together my Fall Winter outfits all of these years as I had plenty of Summer friendly clothing coming from Panama, I've been using the same hot weather outfits … Continue reading Summer 2021 Outfits, 5 playful looks from SHEIN