Dupe, Not a Dupe - NARS vs Maybelline | Matte Foundations

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

I heard, from somewhere in the blogging/YouTube world, that the Maybelline Dream Velvet Foundation was a dupe for the NARS Velvet Matte Skin Tint, so I decided to put that to the test. Having already purchased the NARS Velvet Matte Skin Tint, I was looking for something similar that cost less anyway, so I could extend my more expensive product by wearing the cheaper version on days when I'm not doing anything special but still want to feel put together. So what did I think? Watch the video to find out!

DIY Inspirations - Accent Chair

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

This is a project I have been thinking about for a while - not quite a year yet but pretty close to. Victor found this great chair sitting out in the lane behind our place where garbage pick-up is, and he thought it was pretty cool but in rough shape. Once I saw it I knew instantly it could be turned into an amazing piece once re-finished, so he brought it home for me. I know I want to turn it into an accent chair for our living room so I've pulled together some inspirations to inspire me, and hopefully inspire you guys as well in your own accent chair DIY projects. First, let's take a look at the gem of a chair we found in someone's garbage; "One person's trash is another person's treasure"... or it will be...

Monthly Beauty Buys - May Favourites

Thursday, June 9, 2016

I'm a little earlier on my Monthly Beauty Buys this time around. Hopefully next month I'll be even earlier! This month 2 of my 3 products are skincare items with 1 cosmetic item; I didn't really purchase much in the way of makeup in May. Let's go check out what I liked from the items I did buy!