Mecca Beauty Loop: Winter 2018

This quarter’s Beauty Loop boxes from Mecca were specially curated from their recent Beauty Election winners, staff picks and products from their “hall of fame”. While I’m always grateful for free samples, I will admit this Level 2 box didn’t ‘wow’ me.

Continue reading

Urban Decay Primer Potion Review

I purchased the Urban Decay Primer Potion at the Mecca Maxima All Nighter event last month after hearing how well it works and just how popular it is in the beauty community.

Continue reading

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder in Ethereal Light

In my Post-Meccaland Wishlist blog, I said I wanted to purchase one of the Hourglass Ambient Lighting minis when they launched in stores. Unfortunately the minis only come in four out of the six full-sized shades, so I decided to spend the extra $30 a pick up a full-sized Ambient Lighting Powder in Ethereal Light (that turned out to be much better value if you look at the cost per gram). Here are my thoughts on the most expensive finishing powder I own!

IMG_20180525_193422.jpg
Continue reading

Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Chamomile and Lavender review

I’ve tried and loved Mario Badescu Rosewater and Green Tea facial sprays, so when Mecca Maxima released the third installment, I was one of the first in store to pick up the Lavender spray!

IMG_20180525_205307.jpg

Continue reading

Mario Badescu Aloe Vera Toner Review

I’ve been struggling with breakouts for a little while now, and while I think it could be mostly down to too much sugar, I’ve wanted to reassess my basic skincare routine and gradually try new products. I noticed I was lacking a toner in my routine, so I decided to pick up one from one of my current favourite cruelty free skincare companies – Mario Badescu!

Continue reading

Post-Meccaland Wishlist

I was pretty sad that I wasn’t able to go to Meccaland, but with the items launched at the event about to make their way in stores over the next few months, I’m getting over the fact I wasn’t at the event (maybe next year, Mecca?) So with that being said, here’s what’s on my post-Meccaland wishlist!

Continue reading