The Perfect Scent for Summer


Am I the only one who loves to change their fragrances with the season? Well if you do, you know that finding the perfect scent for summer is the hardest. A perfect scent is one that isn’t too bright, but is fresh and elegant at the same time. The Eau De Parfum Bianca from TOCCA Fragrances [$68, found here] is elegant, fresh, and revitalizing at the same time. The La Dolce Vita – Bianca [$40, found here] is the perfect gift for anyone who loves fragrances (including yourself!).


What’s included in the set:

  • 1 x 20 mL Travel Fragrance Spray
  • 1 x 1 fl oz Body Scrub
  • 1 x 1 fl oz Hand Cream


The 20 mL bottle of Bianca is perfect for touch-ups throughout the day. It is light, but lasts a long time. I also love how the cap has beautiful engravings on it. Also, the bottle is made of thick glass, making it very high quality and sturdy.


The 1 oz  tube body scrub, smelling just like the fragrance, is also great for traveling. Body scrubs are an essential of mine which is why I love this. The scrub isn’t too harsh, but it is strong enough to really remove my dead skin cells.


The 1 oz hand cream is the last item included in the set. I always have a hand cream by me because my hands get super dry. I love to throw this in my purse and use it throughout the day.

Have you tried this fragrance? What is your favorite fragrance for the summer? Let me know down below! I love hearing from you guys.

pr sample provided by TOCCA Fragrances, every thought/opinion is my own.


Monthly Favorites | June 2016


Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling | My Kit Co. 0.8 My Flawless PowderGoody SlideProof Spiky Soft Touch Hair Elastics | Smooth Affair Facial Primer & Brightener | Bhave Fresh Ends Repair & Protect

Wow! I can’t believe its almost July 4th! Also, Happy Canada Day to all my Canadian readers out there. Anyways, this month I have some lifestyle favorites in addition to beauty favorites. I have really been enjoying Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling. It is such a great book filled with advice, life experiences, and a touch of humor. My second lifestyle favorites is the Goody SlideProof Spiky Soft Touch Hair Elastics (phew! that was a long name) because they do not fall out! I have super thick hair an hair ties always fall out if I don’t use two or three. These hair ties however, will stay in all day.

I have also been loving the My Kit Co. 0.8 My Flawless Powder brush for applying loose powders all over my face (which is necessary, for my oily skin!)  and even blush. It is super, super, soft and picks up the perfect amount of product. Continuing with beauty, I have been loving the Smooth Affair Facial Primer & Brightener from Jane Iredale. It is the perfect primer because it makes my skin feel smooth, hydrated, and look brighter. It smells amazing too! Finally, I have been loving the Bhave Fresh Ends Repair & Protect because it helps my damaged hair regain the shine and strength it has lost because heat damage.

That’s it guys! I hope you enjoy this post and try out some of these items. What are you enjoying this month? Let me know! I love hearing from you guys.

Get the Good Glow With Jane Iredale


The summer is all about glowing skin, which is why the Jane Iredale Summer 2016 Collection is an essential. The collection includes three shimmery bronzers and a new shade of their LipDrink in Flirt. The bronzers are meant to give you “the good glow” meaning a natural, sun kissed look without exposure to harmful rays. Subsequently, the new LipDrink in Flirt is a balm that is meant to hydrate and protect your lips while providing a hint of color.

1. Moonglow Golden Bronzer [$44 get it here


The Moonglow Golden Bronzer is a gold (hence the name) toned bronzer which is perfect for light/medium skin tones. All of the bronzers in this collection contain four colors which can be mixed together, or used separately, depending on your preference. Also, all of the bronzers can be used as eyeshadows.

Swatches of the Moonglow Golden Bronzer: (the first four are the colors in the pan, and the last is the colors mixed together)


As you can see, the bronzer is very pigmented and shimmery.  I love taking a tapered highlighting brush and using the two lighter shades in this pan as a highlighter. For bronzer, I mix all of the shades together.

2. Rose Dawn Bronzer [$44 get it here


The Rose Dawn Bronzer is not really a bronzer, but more of a blush. Nonetheless, it is still beautiful. It is pigmented and shimmery just like the other ones.

Swatches of the Rose Dawn Bronzer: (the first four are the colors in the pan, and the last is the colors mixed together)


Because it looks like a blush, I use this bronzer as a blush and it works really well! It gives a flush of pink and a wonderful glow at the same time. This is best for light and medium skin tones. Although I have a light/medium complexion, I wish there was a rosy bronzer for darker skin tones.

3. Sunbeam Bronzer [$44 get it here


The Sunbeam Bronzer is a bronzer meant for darker skin tones! I am really happy that this collection keeps every single person in mind. This bronzer, is yet again very creamy and pigmented!

Swatches of the Sunbeam Bronzer: (the first four are the colors in the pan, and the last is the colors mixed together)


Although there wasn’t a blush like shade for darker skin tones, this bronzer is actually a dark pink color when you mix all of the colors together. This pan is actually the most versatile because the first two shades can be used as bronzers, the third shade can be used as a highlight, and the last shade and all of the shades combined can be used as a blush.

4. LipDrink Lip Balm in Flirt [$15 get it here


The LipDrink in Flirt is a lip balm wish SPF 15, protecting your lips form the sun while giving a sheer pinky/peachy tint. It is supposed to smell like lemon, so it smells very fresh and sharp (if that makes sense?) and it isn’t too creamy, which I love.

Swatch of the LipDrink in Flirt:


I love the pinky/peachy tint this gives! It really reminds me of pink lemonade, one of my favorite drinks in the summer. This is perfect for those no makeup-makeup days.

The verdict: 

I think this line is more for light/medium skin tones and people who are looking for products that will leave a natural and glowing look. I do wish there were more options for darker skin tones and matte bronzers. Another thing is that you can only buy the bronzers in pans and you need to purchase the compact separately for $18, so together they are $62. However, they are very pigmented, bendable, and soft but not too soft.

Shop the entire collection here:

Will you be checking out the Jane Iredale Summer Makeup Collection? If you have already, what are your thoughts? Let me know! I would love to hear your thoughts. 

*pr samples provided by Jane Iredale, every thought/opinion is my own.

No Makeup Makeup

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Perricone MD has launched a makeup line that is skincare at the same time which is perfect for people who are just getting started with makeup or are going for an extremely natural look.

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No Foundation Foundation [$60]:  As soon as I applied this, I unfortunately wasn’t a fan of it. It is very sheer, which I am not a fan of, but the main problem was that it is very sticky. It does not feel light, despite the minimal coverage that it gives. Because of this, I will not be using this again. However, I am a fan of the wonderful pump because it makes it easy to dispense the perfect amount of product and the fact that it has an SPF of 30.

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No Concealer Concealer [$35]: The formula and applicator of this concealer are very similar to the Naked Skin Concealer by Urban Decay, which I am a huge fan of (it was mentioned in my monthly favorites, here.) It is easy to blend and a great shade for highlighting the under eye. It does have, to a lesser extent, the same stickiness as the foundation. I will be reaching for this concealer again in the future though. Continue reading