Review: Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Cream

Review: Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Cream

My skin type: Dry, eczema. About Arguably, the most popular body cream as of late has been Sol de Janeiro's Bum Bum Cream. This rich, thick body butter is meant to moisturize, "tighten", and "firm" the look of skin. It uses conditioning ingredients such as Cupuacu Butter, Coconut Oil, Acai Oil, Brazil Nut, Squalane, and [...]

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Review: First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Wild Oat Hydrating Toner

Review: First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Wild Oat Hydrating Toner

I've really come to appreciate toners. I wasn't sure what purpose they served for me besides maybe removing residual dirt and makeup after cleaning, but now I see that a good toner can make all the difference in the effectiveness of your other products and in how your skin feels for the rest of the [...]

Review: Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Carnaval Celebration Set

Review: Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Carnaval Celebration Set

About Such long titles. So, Sephora has released a bunch of great gift sets for the fall allowing me to partially forget about their terrible rewards system. One set that caught my eye was the Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Carnaval Celebration Set (worth $177 CAD), which includes some of the best items in Sol's [...]

Review: Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Toner

Review: Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Toner

About The Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Toner contains conditioning ingredients such as sodium hyaluronate, centella asiatica extract (popular in KBeauty), and panthenol (pro vitamin B5), as well as, of course, ceramide. It has that sort of earthy, medicinal smell that most Dr. Jart products seem to have but it dissipates quickly. While this toner is free [...]

Review: First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Intensive Lip Balm

Review: First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Intensive Lip Balm

If you read my previous post, you'll know I have an aversion to average "lip balms". I find they tend to be slippery, thin, a little too wet, and ultimately pointless. Too many of them rely on petroleum jelly, so that's a cop out. My lips get scaly and dry (especially around the edges) to [...]