My Hair Is A 10 So I’m Basically Bo Derek

My Hair Is A 10 So I’m Basically Bo Derek

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I was so happy to finally get to try the It’s A 10 hair care line. I hadn’t been able to find a lot of online reviews about the line, but it still seemed to a favourite of many beauty bloggers. I was particularly keen to try the It’s A 10 For Blondes series, including the Leave-In Spray and Five Minute Hair Repair. The first thing I noticed was how amazing they smell, especially the Leave-In Spray. It has a fresh woodsy clean scent that smells like you washed your hair in a woodland mountain stream. Sort of. Anways, you get the picture. Smells amazing.

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To start, I just used one of my favourite shampoos, in this case, ICON India Shampoo. I rinsed thoroughly then applied It’s A 10 Five Minute Hair Repair For Blondes evenly throughout my hair. I love to use a wide tooth comb to be sure I get full coverage. I tossed a shower cap and let it sit in my hair for, well, five minutes. The product itself has a soft violet tinge to it, which counteracts brassy bits. It rinses out cleanly, like a dream, so that when I use my Goody Quik Style Comb to remove excess water, it just glides right through my hair with no pulling, tugging or *gasp* breaking and snapping.

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Then, after taking my hair out of the towel and before combing it out to style, I spritz It’s A 10 Leave-In Spray For Blondes and spray all over my hair, concentrating on the ends and drier bits. I then comb it through and style.

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These products used together make for impossibly soft and silky hair, without silicones, and hair that smells amazing. I am 100% hooked and It’s A 10 has earned a regular place in my haircare arsenal. My youngest, Biddy, has appropriated some for her own and is also loving it. It adds amazing and totally weightless conditioning to hair so this would also work on finer hair as well. They offer protection from thermal styling tools, add shine and brilliance, as well as UV protection. The Blonde series also helps prevent coloured and highlighted hair from fading.

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It’s a 10 Haircare is available at retailers and hair salons. In Canada, First Choice, Regis and Trade Secrets. And you can check here for US shopping locations. The Leave-In Spray is around $20 and the Five Minute Hair Repair is around $20 as well.

 

 

I Have A Secret Recipe For Dewy Skin – Tell Me Yours!

I Have A Secret Recipe For Dewy Skin – Tell Me Yours!

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I have always been a fan of Dermalogica’s Sheer Tint Moisture. However, I have such an obscene extensive collection of cosmetics that it is  easy to try new stuff and try more new stuff until you forget what you loved in the first place.

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Dermalogica Sheer Tint Moisture SPF 15: 

“Sheer Tint Moisture SPF15 is a convenient, three-in-one product: a lightweight, oil-free moisturizer, a sheer color wash and sun protection. For those who prefer no tint, Sheer Moisture SPF15 also provides hydrating, non-greasy moisture and SPF15 protection with a sheer wash of color. Contains no artificial fragrance or color.”

I love the perfectly sheer matte coverage I get from this. It might be way too sheer for those of you actually to cover your skintone, but I find it just evens out my skin tone, and provides a nice matte finish for powder and concealer to stick to. But, lately I have a new trick. Because I literally only use, like 2 pea sized drops of the Sheer Moisture Tint -max- I wanted a way to make it somehow thinner and easier to apply on my moisture derived (but still oily) winter skin.

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I glanced over at my tube of Hydraluron and thought “hmmmm”. So I put a squirt of the Sheer Moisture Tint and the Hydraluron in the palm of my hand, blended them gently, then applied evenly all over my face. Wow! What a great way to make a tinted moisturizer sheer-er, because I like them that way, while still evening out my skin tone. It looks like “no make up” make up, and has a perfectly dewy yet not greasy at all finish. It also makes my skin feel less oily while not looking overly dry. You could call it a perfect matte base, with no silicones or greasy pore blocking stuff. There is an SPF15, which isn’t spectacular, but is better than nothing. Add your own sunscreen under or over, if you wish.

Verdict? Success! Love this and am doing it every day! Do you have any beauty magic combinations that no one else has thought of? Share! I’d love to know!

Dermalogica Sheer Moisture Tint is available at select salons, and online for around $50. A little goes a looong way so the cost per use is actually not that bad. Also, it does not break me out, and it performs. Hydraluron is sold at drugstores for around $29.

UPDATE: Dermalogica informs me that they are reformulating their Sheer Moisture Tint! So stay tuned this spring…knowing Dermalogica it will only get better!

 

Deborah Lippmann Gel Lab – Coat of Arms & Shining Armour

Deborah Lippmann Gel Lab – Coat of Arms & Shining Armour

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I was very excited when my friend Elena called me to tell me my Lippmann Gel Lab set was in at Holt’s. They are selling out everywhere so I had to order it. A gel mani I can do at home? With no equipment? That works with all my nail polishes? Yes please!

From Deborah Lippmann’s site:

The New Healthy Alternative to Gel Manicures. No lamps, no tools, no damage to nails. Used with any traditional nail lacquer, the Gel Lab system gives the high-gloss finish and soft cushiony look of a gel manicure with extended wear. Simple removal with The Stripper or any lacquer remover.

COAT OF ARMS Base Coat. Formulated with epoxy resin for extended wear and acrylic to strengthen the nails. High viscosity for protection. Infused with Biotin, Green Tea Extract and Aucoumea. Recommended Use: Apply COAT OF ARMS Base Coat. Wait 2 minutes before applying nail lacquer shade. .5 Fl. Oz. 15 mL

SHINING ARMOR Top Coat. Formulated with polymers, resins and acrylics for strength. High viscosity helps create more deposit on nail upon application giving a heavier layered effect with super high shine and yet ultra-quick drying. Infused with Biotin, Green Tea Extract and Aucoumea. Recommended Use: Wait 2 minutes after applying nail lacquer shade before layering on SHINING ARMOR Top Coat. .5 Fl. Oz. 15 mL

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How gorgeous is It’s Raining Men? LOVE

I notice that my nails feels thicker and harder immediately. And they definitely have that cushy glossy look of a gel mani. I’m using Lippmann It’s Raining Men for my 2nd Gel Lab mani and the first one was with a sheer OPI. It lasted 4 days without a chip. I always have my hands in hot water (hand washer) and am just generally hard on my nails (clumsy). I think my best solution is to keep my nails as short as possible so they don’t get banged around too much. I also love the chic look of short clean nails. They look great with sheers, pale, brights and especially with darks and reds. So this rich cherry red with put the Gel Lab top and base coat to the test! Stay tuned.

The Gel Lab kit ($45)  is available online . Check here for international retailers and here for US retailers.


Sometimes I Go Out Almost Bare

Sometimes I Go Out Almost Bare

Bobbi Brown is known for her natural and easy to wear make up. She is all about emphasizing our best features, and not coating us in layers of make up we don’t want or need. Which I love. I also love her simple and soft perfumes. Bobbi Brown Beach is a summertime classic, and I love Bath, although I’m pretty sure it is discontinued. Shame, as it is one of the bigger compliment getters I own.

So I was at Holt Renfrew and saw this darling little set that I cannot find anywhere on her site. I did find it on Neiman’s site for $85 so you can buy it in the US. It was around $90 at Holts in Canada, and it includes:

– Limited Edition Pink Bellini Long-Wear Cream Shadow
– Uber Beige Pot Rouge
– Bare Sparkle High Shimmer Lip Gloss
– Black Mini Everything Mascara
– Limited Edition Almost Bare Rollerball Fragrance
– Limited Edition Mini Cream Shadow Brush
– Mini-Clutch Accessory

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From left: Uber Beige blended & not blended, Pink Bellini shadow, Bare Sparkle lip gloss

 

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Look at the pretty shimmer! In person it’s more radiant than disco.

I love it all! The eyeshadow is a pretty soft peachy pink that flatters and the brush is adorable and makes for perfect application. The pot rouge is kind of a bronze-y beige that looks super natural, and the lip gloss is just gorgeous! The black mascara is fine, it’s not waterproof so I likely will give it to my daughter. It is a great size for travel. Now, the scent. Almost Bare is a pretty, clean, warm skin out of the shower perfume. It reminds me a lot of a perfume that Bobbi Brown mentioned many years ago – a perfume she said was her “perfect clean skin” scent, and that she wishes she had invented. Hm. I own that perfume and side by side with Almost Bare they are, well, very close. Maybe Bobbi’s is a bit sweeter? I may review the other one, actually. Either way, they are both pretty and I have the Almost Bare roller in my purse to be ready for a clean and pretty perfume touch up anytime, anywhere. I LOVE the pink leather bag. It is so pretty and I will totally use it as a make up bag in my purse – it’s actually already there. Verdict? Love it and well worth the money.

Headband. Curls. It’s That Easy.

Headband. Curls. It’s That Easy.

I don’t remember how I stumbled upon the Headband Curls tutorial video from Trade Secrets on YouTube but it seemed so cool and easy I ran out and bought headbands right away and was going to try it. Newsflash: I haven’t tried it yet.

The other day I got a text message from my daughter Emilie (aka half of  The Beauty School Dropouts) who is away at school in NY state doing a Master’s degree. This time of year in our part of the world means cold temps outside, and hot Sahara dry air inside. Em said her hair was flat and annoying, and she was wondering if some velcro rollers might help add volume and wave. I sent her the Headband Curls video and look at what she sent to me:

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How gorgeous, soft & bouncy are these curls?

Amazing, right? For background, Emilie does not have the same hair texture as I do. She has lots of hair, but it is baby fine and soft as silk. Her hair is also notoriously fickle about keeping curl. It takes her over 40 minutes with a curling iron to get this kind of look. For this, at bedtime she applied a bit of mousse (the best- Dove Style + Care Nourishing Curls Mousse)  to clean, dry hair, wrapped it as per the tutorial, woke up and TA-DA!  Have you tried this? Would you? I think I have to.

Put Oil On My Face? Am I Crazy? Short Answer: No.

Put Oil On My Face? Am I Crazy? Short Answer: No.

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Do not put baby oil on your face, ‘k?

I suppose unless one has very dry skin, it might seem counterintuitive to put oil on our faces. But when they are pure and natural, they are actually the fastest way to deliver essential moisture and nutrients to our skin. The oils used in facial preparations have a molecular structure that works with our skin. Mineral oil or petrolatum based products can still bind moisture in our skin and lips, but can irritate sensitive skin, or cause breakouts. I won’t get all preachy about those products because sometimes a petrolatum based moisturizer is the only thing that works on my lips. Some of the most loved products contain petrolatum, case in point, Kiehl’s Lip Balm. It’s a cult favourite and loved by women and men all over the world. Why? Because it works. So, I won’t judge you for using the P or M word on your skin. Use what works, I say.

That said, I love using a beautiful facial oil as a treatment at night. I’ve noticed when I do, I wake up with lovely dewy skin. Here are some of my favourites:

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Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate $48 for 30ml

 

“This lightweight, readily-absorbed elixir effectively restores skin’s healthy appearance overnight, resulting in smoother, more radiant complexion by morning. Enriched with Squalane, a botanical lipid similar in molecular structure to natural skin lipids, Evening Primrose Oil, rich in Omega-6 Fatty Acids and Essential moisture to depleted skin. These naturally derived oils instantly penetrate the skin surface to help replenish it. Our recovery concentrate works at night when skin is most receptive to repairing itself from daily aggressors. With skin hydrated, supple and soft, rest assured you can say goodnight to tired-looking skin.”

All true. This was the first facial oil I ever used, thanks to Kiehl’s and their amazing samples. I was hooked! I’ve recommended this oil to so many people I’ve lost track, and each and every one of them love it. I apply a few drops to my face at bedtime, gently patting and rolling or pressing the oil onto my skin after using my serum(s) and eye cream. I don’t know if using facial oils at night is a must, but for me, oil on my skin during the day would not work. Your mileage may vary, so I recommend trying for yourself.

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Olie Biologique Huile Radicale $58 30ml

“Nature’s plumper and parched skin quencher. A MUST for dry, dull and damaged skin begging for its radiant glow.
Radiance-boosting and rejuvenating, this blend of 8 organic plant botanicals and floral extracts provides all-natural skin quenching properties with lightweight, healing potency. Anti-oxidants, fatty acids and naturally occurring retinoic acid preserve elasticity, plump lines and improve firmness. Absorbs completely to leave a silky, non-greasy finish.”

This one had me at “nature’s plumper”. Olie Biologique is an certified organic skincare line based on simple and effective skincare that imparts radiance and a healthy glow. They are unique in that they offer a few different concentrations of oils depending on your skin type. I love the Radicale during the cold winter months when my skin needs extra moisture and it has definitely made my skin feel dewy and glowing. Repurchase? Yes, as a must-have winter treatment. I plan on taking their Huile Moderne which is designed for combinations skin, for a test drive when the weather gets warmer.

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Aroma M Beauty Camellia Face Oil $95 40ml

 

“This luxurious and fragrant Facial Oil treatment combines seven beneficial emollient organic oils (Camellia, Carrot Seed, Jojoba, Apricot Kernel, Evening Primrose, Argan, and Vitamin E). It is charged with the synergy of essential oils derived from flowers and other botanicals (Jasmine, Geranium, Frankincense and Neroli.) This is the ideal liquid moisturizer for hydrating skin to create a luminous, complexion. This elixir effortlessly melts into complexions that are normal, oily, or dry without leaving any residue, and adds the experience of uplifting fully natural fragrance to soothe the mind and heart.”

Ok – true love. I have a sample of this that I am nursing down to the very last drops. I wish I’d bought a bottle of this when I got my Camellia Hair Oil as she offers a deal if you buy both. I’m not surprised at all at how effective this oil is and how much I love it. It smells like gentle jasmine and I can almost feel my skin drink it up. Repurchase? When my sample is gone, you betcha.

There are many facial oils on the market, and these are just my favourites. I tried Olio Lusso and really wanted to like it, but the indolic jasmine is just too strong to put on my face. It’s as strong as any perfume and I don’t want that all over my face. The oil might be amazing, but the scent ruined it for me, sadly. I would recommend getting samples if you are unsure about which oil you want to try but I’m fairly confident that at least one of these oils will work for you.

Do you use facial oils at all? I’d love to hear about any others worth trying!

 

Let’s Talk About Hair Oils

Let’s Talk About Hair Oils

I love hair oils, but I think some explaining has to be done. There are a million and one hair “oils” on the market, and even more misinformation and BS about what the actual ingredients are, and what, if any, the benefits are for your hair.

There are oils, and there are silicones, more commonly known as serums, but often masquerading as “oils”. Let’s be clear – silicones, per se, offer no healing or conditioning benefits for your hair. NONE. Silicones coat the hair, and can protect the hair from heat styling as well as reduce the appearance of frizz. They do not nourish the hair, or provide conditioning benefits. Think of applying body lotion and wearing a coat. The coat will protect your skin from rain, cold and other environmental assaults, but the lotion will add moisture and nourishment to the skin. But if you only ever wear a coat to protect your skin, under the coat your skin will eventually get dry and dehydrated. Imagine, to push my analogy further, trying to apply lotion to your skin over the coat. Ridiculous, right? But we do this all the time when we try to condition or treat hair that is coated in silicone.

So what does this mean? Well, it depends on your needs. Do you want to protect your hair from a flat iron or hair dryer, and is your hair already healthy? Then a silicone based serum product is perhaps a good choice for you. My two cents? Serums are old news and there many things you can do for your hair that are better and more effective at healing and protecting. Also – if your hair is so frito that the only thing that flattens it is silicone serums, consider: trimming, stopping chemical treatments & letting it dry naturally, for pity’s sake. Few things look worse than blow dried/straightened hay hair. It’s not worth it, ladies! Suck it up & get a trim.

Now, as a rule, I try everything so my dear readers don’t have to. I have had long, thick, wavy coarse colour treated hair for a long long time and have tried every thing in the market to calm it. I will discuss conditioners and leave in conditioning treatments in another post, but for now I am addressing oils. Again, silicone is not oil. The elephant in that room would be Moroccan Oil™. It was one of the first commercially successful argan oil hair products on the market and managed to own that market share quickly. Let’s get this out of the way right now- argan oil is the 6th listed ingredient in Moroccan Oil™, the first five being silicone variants. I call silicone a “false friend”. Silicone seems like magic: it makes your hair shiny, helpts with detangling and smoothes the ends. But, that magic is temporary, and over time your hair can get increasingly dry, and can start to lose it’s suppleness. Why? Silicone is like an invisible plastic film that is not easily washed away by shampoo, except the very detergent-y ones, which are very drying for your hair and totally counterproductive! The silicone coats the hair which blocks the nourishing substances the cuticle needs. Moroccan Oil™ smells good, but unless you want to coat your hair in plastic, there are better products out there.

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So- what oil is best for your hair, if you want to condition and treat your hair?  Our hair is actually a rough coated thing, with cuticles held together by ceramides, constituted by essential fatty acids. We need them to stick together for a smooth surface, which helps the hair protect itself, and also makes it shiny. They also work as a barrier to keep the moisture inside the hair shaft from escaping, as well as absorb moisture from the air around us to keep the hair’s moisture levels optimum. Damaged and dry hair becomes rough, porous and vulnerable, as well as losing it’s shine. You want thin, viscous oils with fatty acids – one of the reasons argan oil is so heralded for hair and skincare is that argan oil is rich in unsaturated fatty acids like Omega 3 and Omega 9  which are a direct source of essential nutritional components for hair pore/cuticles and roots. Camellia oil has been the traditional beneficial beauty treatment for hair in Japan used for centuries for its effective properties as a hair nourisher and conditioner as it has a high amount of vitamin e which is essential for healthy hair. It also contains oleic acid, which softens  – you find oleic acid in shea and olive oils as well, although their denser properties makes them better for skincare.

So, I’ve tried many many many hair potions, dear readers. I can honestly say that the only “oil” that has had a positive and quantitive effect on my hair has been a potion that combines both camellia and argan oil (as well as other good oils), Aroma M Camellia Oil for hair.  My hair is instantly smoother and shinier when I use it, and is never greasy. I can almost watch my thirsty hair drink it up. I would invite you to do your own research with argan and camellia oils to find a brand that works for you. If you want a simple argan oil, I would recommend Josie Maran Argan Oil. It’s pure, easy to find at Sephora, and reasonably priced. You can use it on your skin too! I love it, but found it a bit heavy for my hair, so I’m sticking with my Aroma M Camellia Oil for hair. I have a sample of Aroma M Camellia Face Oil that I plan to try this week, so stay tuned for that review.

Cleanse Your Way To Brighter More Radiant Skin – Vichy ProEVEN

Cleanse Your Way To Brighter More Radiant Skin – Vichy ProEVEN

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It’s no secret that I am a huge fan Vichy skincare, and in particular the ProEVEN line of products. I cannot be without my ProEVEN cream, and both of my daughters use it as well. You can read about my love for ProEVEN cream here.

Even though I am using my Dove Beauty Bar to clean my face, I am always still on the lookout for an HG cleanser. Also, while the Dove cleanses my face, sometimes we need a little more. Exfoliation is important, as excess accumulation of dead skin cells on on the skin’s surface causes skin to look dull. But, one needs to be very careful when choosing exfoliants, as physical (granular) exfoliant treatments/scrubs can often be harsh and do damage to your skin. We want to add radiance to our complexions gently and efficiently. Not all chemical exfoliants, both cleansers and lotions/creams are gentle, and some can be a bit drying, especially at this time of year. Vichy has added a couple more products to their brilliant ProEVEN line, and their ProEVEN Brightening Cleansing Foam was calling to me. It has the the vitamin C and ceramides you will find in the cream, and these products help brighten and add radiance to your skin. LHA provides gentle effective exfoliation which helps to even out skin tone while helping your skin shed dead skin cells. Yuck. I want those gone, that’s for sure.

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This is me after washing with VIchy ProEVEN Brightening Cleanser

So, knowing how gentle yet effective ProEVEN is on my face, I could not resist the cleanser. It is a “foaming” cleanser, which is basically a soft cream-gel texture that transforms into a soft foam in your hands. You only need a pea sized amount to do your whole face – which is great, and it means that my 100ml tube (around $20) will last a long time! Sound familiar? That’s because I said the same thing about La Mer Foaming Cleanser, and that is what Vichy ProEVEN Brightening Cleansing Foam reminds me of. I’ve been using it morning and night for a little over a week and feel that my skin is glowy and healthy. After cleansing in the morning, I use Vichy LiftActive Serum 10 and let it sink it. Then I apply my ProEVEN cream. Verdict so far: LOVE. This cleanser feels luxurious, is gentle on my skin, does an amazing job of cleaning it, and so far I am feeling pretty radiant!

I’m trying the newest Vichy ProEVEN Eyes as well, as for some reason dark circles are appearing where they never used to!

Check here for where to buy Vichy in Canada, and online for US shoppers or check here for stores.

Guerlain Eau de Lingerie – A Sexy Intimate Scent That Whispers

Guerlain Eau de Lingerie – A Sexy Intimate Scent That Whispers

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Guerlain has launched a new perfume called Eau de Lingerie. Being the Guerlain perfume fanatic that I am, I *had* to have this and bought it without even trying it, as I knew I would love it. And love it, I do. Here is what Guerlain says:

“Close to the skin, in the very place where fragrance settles, our lingerie lies… and this inspired Guerlain to conceive of an innovative beauty ritual. A delicate new fragrance to spray onto lingerie, creating a special moment of sensuality in which women are invited to indulge…”

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Eau de Lingerie is soft and stays close to the skin, as it was meant to blend beautifully with any other perfume or fragrance you might be wearing. I suppose I’d call it a skin scent, like a soft musk or along the lines of Prada L’Eau Ambrée. These are the kind of scents I love to layer – by doing this, I feel like I am creating a personal and unique fragrance that is only mine. Guerlain Eau de Lingerie could be described as a floral, powdery and musky scent, if one had to categorize it. It contains notes of iris, rose, vanilla, sandalwood, white musk and ambrette. Ambrette is an interesting note – it is an aromatic plant from India, known for it’s unusual scent, and it is now used to replace animal musks (not used due to the cruel methods of extracting musk oil from animals) in perfume. It has a subtle musk scent, softer than traditional “musk” perfumes, and I would even describe it as an innocent scent. Le Labo perfume house has a perfume called Ambrette, based mostly on that note and intended for babies. It does have a sweet skin scent to it, but don’t think baby powder. Frankly, Eau de Guerlain is what I wanted Le Labo Ambrette to be- the Le Labo is singular and is literally gone from my skin in less than 30 minutes. It’s ethereal and almost sparkling, like drops of rain in the sunshine. The sandalwood lingers in this perfume, and it is the stunning sandalwood of Guerlain that I recognize here. It’s almost like the it’s the spirit of the sandalwood in Guerlain Samsara but dialed way back. I know that lavender isn’t listed in Eau de Guerlain, but I would be amiss if I didn’t say Eau de Lingerie reminded me of Chanel Jersey, which I’ve been hemming and hawing about buying. Funny, as the thing I love the most about Chanel Jersey is that it reminds me of a Guerlain perfume. They share iris and musk notes so perhaps that is what I am picking up.

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Guerlain Eau de Lingerie was love at first sniff. It is a quiet gentle perfume, and would be easy to wear anywhere without being offensive. I love it’s skin scent quality and while I might indeed spray some on my lingerie, for now I am enjoying wearing it on warm, bare skin.

Eau de Lingerie will be a 125ml limited edition, available at Harrods in London, and Printemps in Paris. I had a special shopper bring it back from Paris for me. Yes, I have a perfume mule.

Candy Sweethearts Kisses & More From Cake Beauty

Candy Sweethearts Kisses & More From Cake Beauty

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The notoriously yummy and sweet line of beauty products, Cake Beauty, has a very special line up based on one of my favourite candies. Of course, we think of Valentine’s Day when we think of Sweetheart candies but I’ve always loved them all year long. So obviously I just had to try the new Cake Beauty Sweethearts line! I decided on the Sweethearts Luscious Lip Butter/Balm and the Sweethearts Luscious Hair & Body Mist.

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The Sweethearts Lip Balm is soft and silky, and applies like a dream. It’s goes on clear, and feels deliciously rich. It leaves a soft shine on the lips and the sweet vanilla candy scent is soft and subtle. Your lips are dewy and kissable! I’m not sure if there is officially a flavour to this, as it is subtle, but my lips do taste a little sweet. I like it! I keep my Sweethearts Luscious Lip Butter in my purse for a sweet moisturizing treat anytime.

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The Sweethearts Luscious Hair & Body Mist is perfect for freshening up your hair. I love it when companies make perfumed hair products. I have long hair and I love it when it smells yummy. After cooking or being in an environment where a less than desirable scent might cling to my hair the easiest way to freshen up is with a scented mist! I just light mist my hair, then flip it upside and mist it again. I “comb” it through with my fingers and ta-da! My daughter was actually standing behind me the other day after I’d used it and she leaned in because my hair smelled “so yummy”. Works for me! It can be used on the body too but so far I have only been using it on my hair and I love it!

How perfect is Cake Beauty’s Sweethearts line for Valentine’s Day? Or anytime you want to give a little love!

Cake Beauty is available at Sephora and you can check here for more locations. The Sweethearts Luscious Body/Hair Mist sells for $18 CAD, and the Sweethearts Luscious Lip Butter/Balm is $14 CAD.