BEAUTY

My Best Self-Tanning Tips

If there’s one simple and healthy way to look like you’re coming back from a week under the palm trees, it’s to use a self-tanner. Many people say they are afraid to apply this kind of product, but I reassure you: there are excellent self-tanners on the market that don’t give an orange look and even have a charming scent, it’s just a matter… Read More

Retinol: benefits + how to use it

I have been a fan of retinol for a few years now. This miracle ingredient provides multiple benefits to the skin, if you know how to use it well. As I am slowly starting to use it again after my pregnancy and breastfeeding (retinol is not recommended for pregnant or lactating women), I thought I would write a clear and simple post on this… Read More

Best Beauty Products Of The Year

After testing countless new products in the beauty department over the past year, I wanted to make a list of the onesthat have caught my attention, those that are now part of my daily essentials. So here are my latest beauty and skincare discoveries … Design.Me Hair Dry Shampoo I have been using dry shampoo for several years now, I have tested dozens of… Read More

The Art Of Fragrances At Guerlain

The French luxury house launches this season a collection of niche fragrances, inspired by l’Art et la Matière. These olfactory masterpieces are true celebrations of making according to Guerlain, and it is now possible to discover them at the Guerlain beauty counter at Holt Renfrew Ogilvy. The beauty label offers individual consultations in order to target our preferences in this area. Then, afterwards, we… Read More

Discovering Swiss Line Cosmetics

Since sleep has become precious in my life (read: since I became a mom) I have been looking for all means to remedy the situation. Eye patches, anti-wrinkle treatment, eye masks; I have tried everything. I fell in love with a particular product from the luxurious Swiss Line Cosmetics range (actually, a few of their products!) I’ve been using some of their products for… Read More

March Favorites

It’s been a while since I shared my favorite items of the moment, so here are some (new or less new) things that make me happy right now. Fragrance 01 Woman by Loewe Loewe is a sublime line of perfumes from Spain that seduces with its light and fresh perfumes, available at Holt Renfrew. am by Atelier Major I’m a huge fan of these… Read More

4 Ways To Feel Better About Yourself

We all want to feel as good about ourselves as possible. However, this is something that is much easier said than done, and most of us find that we have to work at it before it becomes second nature. For some, it might never quite be second nature, but it can at least always become a little easier. There are actually many things that you… Read More

9 Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

A few gift suggestions for mom, because she deserves the best! Vinoperfect serum from Caudalie, $89 online Nespresso Vertuo Next Coffee Machine, $199 online Lime & Basil candle from Jo Malone, $90 online La Mer Hand Treatment, $125 Bag, $19.99 at H&M Pandora Alluring Princess ring, $72.99 Apple Watch, starting from $529 on Apple Kumala Sunglasses, $16 at Aldo Veuve Clicquot Champagne, price upon request

All About the CoolSculpting Treatment

If you’re usually aware of recent innovations in the beauty industry, you’ve probably heard of CoolSculpting, the fat removing treatment through the cold, or by what’s called cryolipolysis. CoolSculpting is a treatment that has been gaining popularity in Canada, and promises to eliminate fat forever, without any surgery! I’ve had the chance to test this treatment twice already, and I have nothing but good… Read More

9 Canadian Brands I Love

Because sometimes you just have to look close to home to find what you’re looking for, I have to admit to being more and more attracted to local brands when I’m shopping. It is in a conscious effort but also to encourage the Canadian economy that I like to encourage local companies, and you know what? There’s talent in this country! So here are… Read More