February Favourites: Makeup, Skincare, Haircare & More!

February Favourites

It’s once again time for my monthly favourites and I actually have a lot of miscellaneous favourites for you today along with my usual makeup and skincare favourites! February is the month of love so let’s see what I was loving this month!

February Favourites

Makeup

February Favourites Makeup

Laura Mercier | Foundation Primer – Radiance

I am not usually one for any sort of primer that has the word “radiant” in it. Generally, these make my already shiny/oily skin look even more like an oil-slick. However, I have been finding lately that the cold winter we have been experiencing in Thunder Bay is making my skin look dry and lifeless. I still have to use a mattifying foundation and powder but I have been finding that adding this primer underneath (instead of a matte one) has been adding a little extra oomph to my skin. I don’t think I’d use it all year round but I could see this becoming a staple for the winter months. Continue reading

Gummiband Hair Cords Review

Gummiband

Wearing my hair in a ponytail is a weekly staple for me my work week. However with that said, I often worry about the breakage that I am causing to my hair with using traditional hair elastics on such a frequent basis. I have to admit that I was already quite intrigued by this cord style of hair tie that I had seen all over social media lately so I jumped at the opportunity to receive a package from Gummiband to review.

Gummiband is a Canadian company that creates these amazing and affordable hair cords. They are also 100% female owned and operated. Not only that but they also are an active part of their community. They have helped finance six small business start-ups for women in developing countries and have also mentored female high school students, just to name a few of the awesome things they do!

The product itself is hypoallergenic, gentle on your hair, reusable and suitable for all hair types. They also do not absorb moisture so they don’t breed bacteria which makes them ideal for use at the pool or at the gym! Continue reading