Clinique Take the Day Off Cleansing Balm vs Eve Lom Cleanser

Clinque Take the Day Off Cleansing Balm

Cleansing balms rival cleansing oils as my favorite way to remove my makeup and cleanse my skin. Balms work well for all skin types and often provide a softer and more nourishing way to remove all the makeup, dirt and grime from the day without stripping the skin or leaving it dry and uncomfortable. There [...]

Winter Skincare: 3 Cleansers for Oily Skin

Eve Lom Cleanser

A good skincare routine begins with a great cleanser.    If you wear makeup, you may start your nightly cleansing routine with a makeup remover or a cleansing oil but the next step inevitably has to be a cleanser that is right for your skin type.  I have combination/oily skin that has a tendency to [...]

TTBFaves with Tiffany: Best of Beauty 2014

Best of beauty 2014 - TD

Last year I used plenty of products but I only claim a few of them as my absolute favorites. Read on to see my Best of Beauty 2014 Picks and discover products you definitely need to try. Urban Decay BB Cream - I just started using Urban Decay’s BB Cream, but it’s quickly become one of the [...]

TTBFaves with Maree: Best of Beauty 2014

The best beauty products of 2014

Another year has come to a close and now it’s time to reflect — reflect back on all the beauty products that we have tried. I’ve reviewed and tested many different products over the past 365 days, but there were those few products that stood out amongst the rest. That makes them worthy of their [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Optimum Amla Legend Rejuvenating Oil

Hair with Amla Oil

I’m often asked lots of questions about my naturally curly hair: “How do you go from curly to straight? How do you keep your hair so sleek? How do you prevent heat damage? And the truth is — there’s no one magic thing that I do to keep my hair healthy and amazing. It’s actually [...]

A Gift Guide for the Luxury Skincare Lover

Gfit guide for luxury skincare lover

If you are a skincare lover and have not yet alerted your entire family and friends to all the great value sets out for the holidays, you’re not doing it right. This is the time to stock up on some your favorite brands or to be introduced to new lines of products you have been [...]

TTBFaves with Maree: Featuring La Prairie, Shiseido and LORAC

Shiseido Future LX Solution Foundation

I love reading blogger monthly favorites almost as much as I enjoy compiling them. It highlights the best and most loved products and that is saying a lot because bloggers get to try A LOT of products. I even include products in my monthly favorites that I’ve been using for quite some time but just [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Shiseido Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate

Shiseido Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate

I’m always doing something to my skin….always trying to make it ‘appear’ a particular way – brighter, more even toned, pimple free, etc. My focus is largely been on improving the outward appearance of my skin. But until I decided to do a four week trial of Shiseido Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate, I never gave [...]

4 Fall Makeup and Skincare Launches to Get Excited About

Charlotte Tilbury eye shadow quad

I think I speak for all beauty lovers when I say ‘I love fall makeup and skincare collections’! They are always the most extensive and all the best launches are typically released in the second half of the year.  The fall season is what major beauty hauls are made of, right? Here are  4 Fall [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: AHAVA Dead Sea Osmoter Concentrate

AHAVA

In the ongoing battle against wrinkles we often focus on the latest, hotter-than-hot super ingredient that promises to ”reverse” the signs or “diminish” the appearance of aging skin. And because the quest for youthful looking skin is never ending (sigh!) we dive head first and give it a try.  I’ll be the first to admit, when [...]