Following in the footsteps of my last post, I have 2 more Saje products that I am absolutely loving.
I can’t get enough of the Saje Namaste and Yoga mists. My favourite thing is that they are mists for opposite purposes.
Namaste is an uplifting mist. It comes in a 50ml glass bottle and it retails for C$9.95. You spray it over your face while inhaling and it elevates your mood.
Some of my favourite ingredients found in this are lavender and orange essential oil. Some other ingredients include patchouli, rose otto and champa. I like to use this mist as part of my daily routine in the morning after my shower.
Yoga is a calming mist. It comes in a 100ml glass bottle and it retails for C$19.95. You spray this over your face, neck and chest while inhaling and it has a grounding effect.
Some of my favourite ingredients found in this are orange and cedarwood essential oil. Other ingredients include patchouli, rosewood, cardamon, champa and bergamot. Yoga is meant to be used after a yoga session. Seeing as these essential oils put you in a calmed state, I like to use this mist as part of my daily routine before or after yoga and meditation. I also like to use it before I go to sleep, it really helps to achieve a peaceful bliss, which makes it great to use before bed.
So if you are in the market for something natural or you love essential oils, I highly recommend both of these mists. They both smell so wonderful, and make a quick and easy, as well as effective addition to your daily rituals.
I would also like to say a big THANK YOU to Marilou Moles (www.twentyyork.com) or @20YS on Twitter, for giving me some Saje coupons for 50% off a product, to use at the new Westboro location in Ottawa. If you are in the Ottawa area I suggest popping in there. The staff were great and the location of the store makes it very home like. Because it is a stand-alone store and not in a shopping mall it makes the experience a lot different. This is my favourite Saje location!
Love, beauty, relationships and connections. A few words that come to mind to describe the new Shiseido Share Beauty (#sharebeauty) campaign. I was lucky enough to be chosen by Dave Lackie to attend this event, which focused on the new campaign launch.
Dave Lackie, Editor of BEAUTY the guide and Elaine Shigeishi, General Manager for Shiseido, hosted this event for 30 of Dave’s Twitter followers. Shiseido is a beautiful brand inside and out. This same beauty the company possesses, shines through in this new campaign. Share Beauty was created to remind us that beauty starts from within.
Pictured below is the YSL eyeshadow duo I received in my Cityline taping for Dave Lackie Twitter followers gift bag. I am so excited to show you these GORGEOUS shades.
Dior Addict is AMAZING, plain and simple. I LOVE Dior’s lip products, as you may know from my recent review of the Dior Lip Maximizer. If you haven’t seen it you can read it here, In my recent post on the Cityline taping I was lucky enough to get to attend for Dave Lackie’s Twitter Followers, the gift bag I mentioned included a Dior Lip Addict Ultra-Gloss. This review will focus on the Ultra-Gloss as well as two products I recently purchased from the Lip Glow range.
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I am so excited to be writing this review on the Shade + Light Eye Contour Palette by Kat Von D. This palette was created with Kat’s profession in mind, the packaging states “An expert sketch artist, Kat uses shadow and light to create dimension in her extraordinary portraits” following this with saying that this palette can be used to “create your ideal eye shape- for the ultimate definition, lift, or balance.” I apologize if some of the photos show some wear and tear on the palette, but I have been using it daily since the day I purchased it 5 months ago.
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Last week I was fortunate enough to be chosen to attend a Cityline taping as an audience member (plus one guest) in downtown Toronto!! Dave Lackie teamed up with Cityline, and he had another Twitter follower event contest on his blog. I cannot express how amazing this experience was! This post will cover the main highlights.
Upon arrival we were brought up to a “green room” for coffee, pastries, donuts and croissants, all thanks to Shiseido. There was a spot at the front of the room with a Cityline backdrop where we could take photos. The room quickly filled, and the energy was starting to build. Everyone I spoke to was so excited!
Pictured below is the breakfast Shiseido provided for us:
In September, I entered Dave Lackie’s VIP follower event contest for the Estée Lauder Contouring Breakfast (skincare and makeup) in downtown Toronto, and I was one of the lucky winners chosen to attend. Dave is the editor-in-chief and founder of “BEAUTY the guide”, and also appears as the beauty expert on “Citytv’s Cityline” TV show. For my first post I wanted to blog about this amazing event I was fortunate enough to get to attend.
When I woke up that morning, I was so excited to be in the “big city” and could not wait to get to the event to meet Dave and all of the other beauty enthusiasts present in Dave’s circle on Twitter. The event started at 9:00 a.m. in downtown Toronto at the Arcadian Lofts. Here are a few photos of the venue: