what i’ve been using lately – november 2019 empties

My bag of empties in the closet is starting to fill up again, and that means two things: It is time for another empties post It is time to examine what I am using and see if can change anything to something more sustainable Everything I use is cruelty free and while I do try…

things i’ve used lately – spring 2019 empties

as many of you know from reading many of my other posts, I really enjoy my makeup and skincare. It is an integral part of my morning and evening routines and it is something that brings me joy. It is also something that creates a lot of waste and I am working on switching some…

my current skincare routine – spring 2019

I really enjoy taking care of my skin and like spending a few minutes in the bathroom at the beginning and end of every day to make that happen. Over the years I have tried a variety of products and I have just recently changed up many of the products that I am using and…

going through my trash – my makeup and skincare empties

I love watching people go through their trash, specifically their makeup and skincare products. There is something so telling about seeing the products that people actually like enough to finish and whether or not they are going to repurchase them. This products are everything that I have finished since the beginning of August when I…

current makeup and skincare favourites – fall 2018

With the change in seasons and the switch to cooler weather not only do clothes change, but my makeup and skincare changes a bit too. Today I am going to go through some of my favourite products that I am currently loving. All these products are cruelty free and I have been using for a…

physical vs. chemical sunscreen

Well it seems like warm and sunny weather is finally upon us and with that comes out the sunscreen. I am trying to make sure that I am incorporating sunscreen into my routine every single day. This is complicated a bit by the fact that I have decided to go completely cruelty free and most…

my current skincare routine – cruelty free

For a long time I didn’t care much about my skincare. I washed my face in the shower with whatever was on sale at the grocery store when I needed to buy more and I tried to treat the acne that I did have with harsh OXY pads that just made my skin more oily….

making my own cotton rounds

I have made some major life and outlook changes in my life the past few months and many of these are surrounding the waste that I produce and how much of the world’s resources that I use on a daily basis. This change came from a lot of things but in many ways, it came…

my makeup collection

My makeup collection is the smallest it has been since I started getting into makeup around 7 years ago and yet I am the happiest I have ever been with it. Nigel was actually surprised with how small it was a few days ago when he caught sight of it as I have been slowly…

being “natural” and wearing makeup

One of the joys of my life is makeup. The time that I get to spend in front of the mirror in the morning is super relaxing and energizing for me, whether it is just a few minutes or I really take my time. This does not mean that I wear makeup every day though….