The Secret to Long Lashes

23 February 2015


Okay, so this title may be a little misleading, because is it a secret? Probably not, but what I can tell you is that it works. If you have no idea what I'm rambling on about, it's castor oil. Not just any castor oil, The Palma Christi Castor Oil, which is pure and cold pressed. To be honest, I've tried using castor oil on my eyelashes before but I didn't find it life changing, and that's because I was using castor oil with a hundred other ingredients added into the mix. For the past week I've been applying pure castor oil to my eyelashes and the difference is astounding!


Gerard Cosmetics Lipsticks - 1995 & Berry Smoothie

17 February 2015


If you watch YouTube then you would have heard about Gerard Cosmetics, they're the creators of the famous 1995 lipstick which is said to be the exact shade Kylie Jenner wears. Now, I'm not one to get into the YouTube hype unless it's a product raved about a YouTuber I trust (hello Pixiwoo and Lisa E) but I decided to try out these lipsticks because everyone was raving about them, even those who weren't sponsored. So when these arrived in my mail box, I was excited to say the least, and had very high expectations. Did they rise up to meet them? Let's just say that I don't love them, but I don't hate them either.


EOS Lip Balms: Definitely Not Worth The Hype

12 February 2015



If you follow me on Instagram (@laceeandlattes if you're wondering), then you would know that on my recent trip to Costco, I bought a pack of 4 eos lip balms. Y'know, those cute, round lip balms that everyone seems to rave about. Needless to say I was running around like a headless chicken because I was so excited to try them out, would they be better than my Carmex? I can tell you straight off the bat, NO. In an overview, I paid around $3.50 for a cute lip balm that did absolutely nothing, and this review will tell you why it's not worth it.


January Favourites

10 February 2015



 I haven't done a favourites post in a long, long time, simply because I didn't have any products speak out to me. Now, I only like to recommend products I truly love and use, so I wasn't going to throw in a bunch of random products just for the sake of a favourites post. But lo and behold! January was the month I discovered some amazing gems, and they're all products I haven't tried before — with the exception of one. For the month of January, I didn't have a huge variety of makeup products that I fell in love with, but more so skin care. For some reason my skin started playing up and wasn't cooperating with me, and the products that I show you today play a huge part in the recovery of my skin.