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.

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.

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

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

Body Contouring with Self Tanner Tutorial

I am a firm believer that any body is Summer body. I am also a believer that any harmless beauty trick that can boost my confidence is welcomed in my life. Summer weather has arrived sooner than expected so I decided to try this technique I found on the internet to achieve that hot bod … Continue reading Body Contouring with Self Tanner Tutorial

Gisou review after 1 year: Is it worth the hype?

Hyped brands... you know how I feel about them. Expectations are always high and high expectations tend to become higher disappointments (sometimes). More are the hype brands I review that are just OK than the ones I feel live up to their internet famous name.

Armpits Detox: Here’s why I stopped wearing deodorant

This is probably the first taboo topic I’ve ever written in this blog. Some of you must be reading this and thinking I went too far this time with my need to change beauty routine and toxic habits (yes, I think using deodorant was a toxic habit for me). Well, first please allow me to … Continue reading Armpits Detox: Here’s why I stopped wearing deodorant

Glass Hair Tutorial: How to get glass hair

https://www.tiktok.com/@andreita.tropical/video/6956356052283641093?lang=en&is_copy_url=0&is_from_webapp=v1&sender_device=pc&sender_web_id=6956358158642562565 Glass skin, glass hair, glass nails... It seems that looking like a glass doll is the Beauty trend of 2021. And I am here for it. If you don’t know what glass hair is, glass hair is a very shiny and smooth hair, frizz-less to say the least. For a reference, short -haired Kim … Continue reading Glass Hair Tutorial: How to get glass hair

Damage-Free Dyed Colorful Hair

When I decided that I'd like to achieve a mermaid look for Summer, the first thing on my mind was the fact that I was not going to commit to it, nor my hair color nor my hair health. That's when I found about hair makeup, hair color spray, hair color wax, hair chalk, color depositing masks, color depositing shampoos and permanent dye shampoos...

Tantouring Tutorial: Semipermanent Contour for Summer

My makeup free look levels up thanks to this technique. It takes less than 15 minutes to apply, 1 to 3 hours to dry and the results last 1 week. One week that I save time in the morning by just applying a bb cream or... nothing if you may.

The 3 Korean Skincare Products that have changed my skincare game

If you are into skincare, you know that Korean skincare runs in another league, way ahead of Western skincare products. It's been a year since I started taking my skincare game serious and it has evolved a lot since then. If you read my previous post My “The Ordinary” Skincare – Updated you know that … Continue reading The 3 Korean Skincare Products that have changed my skincare game

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Indie Makeup Looks

On this post I am showing you 3 indie makeup looks I created. I found the trick is to choose bold colors and creating a different eyeliner shape than what you’d normally choose. And don’t forget the freckles! The cutest the final look the better.

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Fake Freckles Makeup Tutorial Video

I am here to bring you a tutorial on how I create natural looking freckles and what product I used to make them stay flawlessly on my face during an entire day.

How to get naturally glowing skin

On this post, I will share with you all the steps I took to achieve visible results. And as always, some before and after pictures!

Korean Lips Tutorial

By watching K-dramas, I noticed that Koreans do their makeup flawlessly and it's very important for them that it looks as natural as possible. Needless to say that they believe skincare comes before makeup and that the secret of achieving a great makeup look is having a healthy skin (something I talk about a lot in this blog).

My “The Ordinary” Skincare – Updated

A year ago, I shared My favorite products from The Ordinary and some tips on how I used these products. I took some time during quarantine to learn about ingredients and their effect on my skin and I am proud to say that I have built a new regimen with my brand new quarantine-acquired knowledge. … Continue reading My “The Ordinary” Skincare – Updated

Using The Ordinary Mandelic Acid – Before and After

Contrary to my fashion taste, I have always been conservative with skincare matters. Needless to say, even hearing the word acid scared the 💩 out of me. As I mentioned on my previous post, I have grown to be very into skincare and on the way, I quickly learned that acid is the new Holy … Continue reading Using The Ordinary Mandelic Acid – Before and After

HAIR CLIPS HAIRSTYLES IDEAS

Hair Clips Hairstyles

You all know that my days on quarantine have consisted mainly of typing on my laptop, recording Tik Toks, and running to the post office to send a package for a customer (btw if you are a Tropical Statement customer, thank you so so much for supporting my small business). I live in Toronto and … Continue reading Hair Clips Hairstyles

Top 5 Best Self Care Products

My Top 5 Self Care Products

...instead of buying clothing, I've rather focused on self-care products. I think being enclosed for the past 2 months is our perfect excuse for a little splurge and we better use it, ladies.

Benefits of a Satin Pillowcase

I haven't been happy with my beauty routine lately despite the pretty well-reviewed skincare products I own. Many times, getting new products is not the solution. We often try to purchase the best beauty products but we forget about the daily habits that are having a long-lasting effect on our hair and skin.