I believe I first started getting acne when I was around the age of 13. I could be off by a few years; I didn’t exactly make note of when I first noticed a volcanic eruption occurring on my face, if you can imagine that. Fast-forward to now and I’m still dealing with acne. I’m … More Dealing with a stubborn zit? Read this
I would consider myself to be someone who is not terribly sensitive to sunlight. I honestly think my skin’s tolerance of sunlight stems from working outdoors on the farm from a young age, and for quite a long time now; I’ve built up a bit of an immunity to the sun, if you will, so … More Wondering what Polymorphous Light Eruption is? Read this
Without fail, I burn the first time I’m outside in the sunshine for the entire duration of the day while working on the farm. It happens every year; I usually get a solid burn on my shoulders, back, and the back of my neck, and from there forward I tend to tan and don’t typically … More Read this to learn about some sunburn remedies
Last week, I met up with a dear friend of mine for dinner. We had a wonderful time, as per usual, and I noticed while sitting across from her at the table that her face makeup looked incredible. I could tell she had makeup on, but it was so beautifully subtle and natural, so I … More Looking for a tinted facial sunscreen? Read this
Allow me to stipulate that I do not make frequent use of tanning beds. I don’t make any use of them, actually, however, I have a bit of a dilemma that is requiring me to do so. I work on our family’s farm year-round, and, in the summer months, I tend to get a tan … More Never been tanning before? Read this
I will be entirely candid and admit that as much as I like to believe I’m super savvy and knowledgeable in the realm of skincare, I’m really not. I mean, I’m not a complete imbicile when it comes to knowing what works for my own skin, but I’m certainly not a professional. I am in … More Looking for an affordable chemical peel? Read this
While this time of year is often referred to as the most wonderful, it is also, understandably, quite stressful for some of us. I’d wager more of us than not can relate to my previous statement. With family gatherings, dinners, gifts and decorating, it makes sense that we might be feeling a bit overwhelmed. Throw … More Here’s to self-care this holiday season
It is safe to say I’m on a bit of a beauty kick here on my blog as of late. I hope you, my beloved readers don’t mind, as my beauty-related posts seem to go over well in terms of views and engagement. So, why not delve into the incredibly immersive topic of the best … More Check out this year’s best beauty products so far
After I wrote my recent post regarding some super savvy beauty hacks, I got to thinking; How many other hack realms can I discuss here with all of you lovely people? That may seem dramatic, but I have no shame in admitting I’m a bit of a theatrical person. My last hack post was somewhat … More How about some hygiene hacks?
As a woman, I can attest to the trials and tribulations that often coincide with the concept of beauty. Actually, beauty isn’t the right term. Perhaps beauty maintenance would be more fitting. When I say beauty maintenance, I’m making reference to all of the joyous things that come with identifying as a woman, for me, … More Check out these super helpful beauty hacks
Acne and me go way back. I regret to attest to just how long acne and I have been familiar with each other, but to put it simply, I’m 26 and I still deal with pimples every. single. day. I’d love to share a guaranteed anti-acne regiment with all of you, however that would make … More Check out these at-home acne remedies that are probably already in your cupboards
I am willing to bet that just about all of us, at some point or another, have seen or heard about blackhead strips. Or, perhaps I should refer to them as blackhead removing strips, seeing as that is what the products aims to do; pull blackheads out of the skin to reveal clear(er) pores. Blackheads … More Are blackhead strips worth the money?
Caring for our skin in the Summer months here in Ontario can be a bit trickier than caring for it in the Spring, Fall, or even Winter. Unfortunately, Ontarians are all too familiar with the high humidity that accompanies our Summer season, and in case you’re unaware, humidity and acne-prone skin are not exactly friends. … More What’s your go-to summer skincare routine?
With the majority of us being stuck at home and non-essential businesses being temporarily closed, I think it is safe to say that a lot of us may not be looking our best. Whether we are in need of a haircut, a pedicure, or even some waxing, it’s challenging to do some self-maintenance activities at … More The easiest at-home DIY face masks
Depending on the type of makeup you wear, if you wear any, it can be challenging to take it off. Between foundation, concealer, and eye makeup, having a clean slate in terms of our skin can be a large feat to overcome, and oftentimes, we have to use multiple makeup removing wipes to get the … More Say goodbye to makeup removing wipes with this lifehack
Skincare is something that is relevant to many of us. As the saying goes, we only get one set of skin, so it’s wise to invest in it and care for it as best we can. As important as skincare is, it’s unfortunately rather expensive to practice an effective skincare routine. A majority of beneficial … More Skincare: is it worth the splurge?
Skincare is something many of us practice. We’re encouraged to build a strong skincare routine in order to maintain and care for our skin for as long as possible, and if you’re like me, you commit yourself to your own unique routine. We’re aware of the fact that skincare is important, and further that a … More Here’s how to incorporate cannabis into your skincare routine
Summertime, for me, is peak tan season. By tan, I’m referring to the tan I receive when I’m outside working on the farm. Not from a tanning bed or anything like that. Since beginning my job at Bonnieheath, I’m spending far more time indoors than I normally do in the warmer weather. And, as a … More Product review: L’Oréal Paris Sublime Bronze Tinted Self-Tanning Luminous Bronzer
Hemp oil, as popular as it is as of late, seems to be associated with a sense of obscurity. What exactly is it? What can it be used for? Well, to provide some clarification, hemp oil “is a nutty and flavorful oil that is extracted from the stalks or seeds of the hemp plant. There … More So, how do you use hemp oil?
Pore vacuums seem to be all the rage in the beauty world as of late. I’ve been seeing ads for different versions of them across my social media accounts for some time now, and after doing some research and looking up reviews, I decided to order one for myself. I will be honest in stating … More Looking at buying a pore vacuum? Read this first
Makeup is what I consider to be my saving grace. It’s something that has given me confidence when my skin isn’t looking its best, and, for many people who use it, it’s a means to express creativity and artistry. One thing I’ve learned over the years in regards to makeup application is that less is … More Makeup application: less is more
Considering the current weather fluctuations happening in the province of Ontario, it might be difficult to consider the fact that warmer weather and sunnier days are on their way. But, they’re a comin’, and it’s wise to make a mental note that sun and heat aren’t necessarily the best elements for the skin. I thought … More Slather on that SPF
For many of us, our skin likely isn’t looking the way we would like it to. Especially if you’re residing in a colder climate, because chances are by this point in the year, your skin is starting to closely resemble that of a snake’s. Not to fret about your reptilian state, though. Thanks to an … More Here’s why you should be using hemp oil on your skin
I’ve discussed my experiences with acne here on my blog several times in the past. Spoiler: I’m going to be 24 and I still deal with acne. More than I did when I was a teenager, actually, which is just peachy. Acne absolutely sucks, and I’m always on the hunt for products that work to … More Product review: Kate Somerville’s EradiKate
I dedicated a post to Vanity Planet’s Ultimate Skin Spa Facial Cleansing System a couple of months ago and exclaimed that I would post a follow-up in the near future, specifically after using the product for an extended period of time. I have been using this cleansing system for a couple of months now, therefore I feel … More Update: Vanity Planet’s Ultimate Skin Spa Facial Cleansing System
Acne is something I have been dealing with for several years. I first started to get acne in high school, and I expected to see it recede once I finished grade twelve, like a majority of individuals are fortunate enough to experience. This was not the case for me, however, and my acne actually began … More Acne: A Constant Battle