Here is my experience. As you know I am all about mainstream makeup. Most of the time, they end up being hype-worthy. The thing is, I am also extremely picky with my mascaras. Why? Because I believe that of all the makeup products you can get, mascaras are the ones that you don't really have … Continue reading I tried the renowned Lancôme Lash Idôle Mascara
6 Beauty tips for extremely hot weather
Keep reading for my 6 tips on how to take care of yourself in the heat to not become a hot mess. Because we want to be hot, not a mess.
Metallic lips: how to achieve the look
Hi guys! The beauty series is back 🙂 I had so much fun on my vacation! I was fortunate to see my closest friends and family after so long. Having free time to spend on myself was very relaxing and it gave me the opportunity to try on new products that I had put aside. … Continue reading Metallic lips: how to achieve the look
Skin prep for a healthy glow
I don't think it's necessary to have a 10-step routine to keep a healthy and glowing skin. Nevertheless, if you ask me I do think these 2 steps are necessary to have healthy and glowy skin, ESPECIALLY if you aim for a short routine.
Garnier Green Labs Review – Cleanser & Serum
I am not a fan LOL! I am sorry Garnier 😦 😦 but for me layering my skincare with my makeup is super important and this product is not giving me what I need. Also, I am not into a 3-in-1 for skincare!
Not living my dream life yet but building my way to it. I feel is so important to anticipate how difficult chasing a goal might be so when you are caught in a moment of hardship you feel you don’t get hit as hard. March is always *meh* in Toronto. You are looking forward for … Continue reading Life lately
Winter vs. my skin
If you’ve been following my blog for a while you might not recognize me from these pictures, at least not my skin. MAY 2NDMAY 2NDMAY 2NDMAY 2ND Last year, my content was all about how I’ve managed to transform my skin from dull to glowy using The Ordinary and Korean products. As with anything in … Continue reading Winter vs. my skin
Here to decompress: Winter Blues
I really wanted to share a pick-me-up post for you. I might need it more than anyone else. Yet again I better be real out here. I won´t bother to have a blog without real thoughts.
Four Canadian Spring Outfits
Hey guys! While I set up and adjust to my new writing space and my new schedule, I wanted to reintroduce more fashion to the blog. I am still yet to find inspiration so I am going back to basics. Outfits of the day will do. I leave you with 4 Canadian Spring outfits. I … Continue reading Four Canadian Spring Outfits
If you are new here, I just moved again for the 4th time in 4 years. If you think I am crazy or a nomad let me tell you, this is pretty standard for Toronto. And yes, it sucks. I agree.
A big deal. Bye bye to my bedroom.
I am staring at my bedroom. I just finished organizing it. Everything is where it's supposed to be. Everything looks neat and clean. I know this space will make me feel nostalgic. It's the first space that I intended to make comfortable. It's the first place that made me feel like I belong in this … Continue reading A big deal. Bye bye to my bedroom.
MID-WEEK GLOW UPS
Truth be told, almost any job in this era is like mine. I know yours is. The thing is if I don´t stop mid-week to have my sacred Spa day (night*) then I end up looking like the woman from the beginning of the video I am about to show you:
What better day to come back than the first Wednesday of the year? As you might have noticed, I took 5 Wednesdays off for my mental health. My plan was to take only one week off but funny enough when I wrote How to bounce back from burnout when following your dreams I was already … Continue reading Welcome 2022
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
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.