Avon X The Face Shop Rouge Powder Matte Lipsticks And More

I am loving the formula for these beauties! The Rouge Powder Matte Lipsticks by AVON X The Face Shop are stunning. These are not like any other matte lipsticks that I’ve tried. They have the matte finish and look but they feel moisturizing and they also don’t dry my lips. I’m so pleased with the formula of these lipsticks. I can’t say enough about them. They don’t make my lips look wrinkly and dry. They don’t accentuate the wrinkles on my lips. They make my lips look lovely and feel fantastic! I also love the scent because they smell like a dessert! A very lightweight formula that feels hydrating and comfortable on the lips.

Glides on smoothly with powdery matte finish. Soft, light powdery feel. Smoothing, for a soft blurring effect. -Avon.ca

They come in 6 lovely colours. Beige Powder, Berry Powder, Rose Powder, Red Powder, Coral Powder and Plum Powder. The packaging is stunning and soft matte. They feel so good when they glide on the lips. They are 3.2g for $22.00. Avon.ca

You know I LOVE a product when I add sprinkles! 😍

Here are the three colours that I swatched.

Which one do you like the most? I love them all.


100% pure mineral blend of micro-milled rose quartz, ruby and tourmaline combine for an ethereal glow that’s pure magix! Lightweight mineral powder formula diffuses light, blurs the look of pores, controls shine and blends effortlessly, creating a silky feel with a naturally glowing soft matte finish. With antioxidant green tea extract to enhance and smooth skin. Zero flashback. No-spill twist-and-lock sifter for no-mess application. Talc/oil/paraben-free. 6g $24.00 There’s Translucent Fair-Light and Translucent Medium-Deep.

So far I’m enjoying this powder. It is light and feels nice on the skin. It definitely gives a glowing soft matte finish and I love it!

Thank you so much to AVON for the lovely products. *Giftted


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Soak In The February Love!

Happy February!

The new destination for beauty!


I’m excited for this lovely feature because it has been a while since I posted some self care and beauty products. Firstly I would like to say a huge thank you to AVON Canada. I love Avon products and I have a few beautiful pieces to show you today that I recommend and love. This month, the word that I’m choosing is L O V E ❤️ How about you?

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Introducing SATIN KISS 💋 Moisture Lipsticks! Oh so good! AVON X THE FACE SHOP have partnered up to bring you such beautiful and amazing makeup. Rouge Satin Moisture Lipsticks come in 20 shades and they are rich in pigment and swipe on effortlessly in a single stroke. They are lightweight in formula and hug the lips like a second skin. 3.6g for $22.00. @myavoncanada Avon.ca *Gifted


This palette has the loveliest mix of textures, matte and shimmer shades. They are smooth and blend very nicely. Monochromatic shades that compliment and make the eyes really pop. AVON X THE FACESHOP have created a breathtaking MONO POP Eyeshadow palette that I really love. The colour is Mood Coral 02 . I can wear these colours everyday and also create a more dramatic look for the evening as well. $28.00 for 0.72g. Avon.ca @myavoncanada *Gifted

Winter Skin? Don’t worry with these two amazing skincare products! I love the formula of Dr. Belmeur Advanced Skin Care For Sensitive Skin. So good!

Experience the power of Cica to protect and heal stressed or irritated skin while strengthening its nature barrier. Cica was nicknamed “Tiger Grass” after tigers were discovered rolling in it to heal their wounds. Find this soothing natural ingredient in these Dr. Belmeur Products.


CICA HYDRO CREAM for instant hydration. Hydration hyaluronic acid cools and soothes. Dermatologically tested. 50ml. $55.00

CICA PEPTITE AMPOULE For tired Skin. A concentrated blend of cica and peptides. Dermatologically tested. Suitable for sensitive skin. I use this after cleaning my face and before moisturizing with Cica Cream. 45ml, $53.00.

💗 🌹 Soak in the LOVE! 🌹 💗

Limited Edition

Loves Me, Loves Me a Lot Bath Petals

Delicate rosebuds create a light silky foam for a luxurious bath.

9 buds, 33g total. $12.00

Limited Edition Senses Strawberries & Cream Bubble Bath. Delight your senses with juicy strawberries 🍓 and a dollop of rich cream. 700ml $12.00.

Thank you so much to AVON Canada for these incredible products.. I’m truly grateful and love them so much.

Available at Avon.ca

Fall In Love with These Autumn Treasures! AVON FALL COLLECTION

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Introducing Harvest Treasures Body Care Collection by AVON. Created with premium fragrance oils, limited edition collection will leave you savouring the memories of your favourite fall scents. Salted Caramel Apple, cozy up to the warm, decadent weight of juicy apples dipped in salted caramel and topped with a delicate maple glaze.  Avon also has Autumn Berry Twist and Pumpkin Souffle. $12.00 Each.

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Fall in love with these top shades for Autumn.

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$10.00 Each


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$10.00 EACH!

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Create that Cozy mood with home fragrances that carry the rich vibrance of fall.

This is the Spiced Pumpkin Waffle Candle with notes of pumpkin, bourbon-infused maple syrup, caramelized sugar and cinnamon.

$19.99 Each

Other Scents that are available on http://www.avon.ca are Pumpkin Apple Cider, Apple Picking, Falling Leaves, Campfire S’mores and Mandarin and Clove.

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Thank you so much Avon for the lovely PR Samples. thank you apple blog

Essence Cosmetics Fall & Winter Makeup 2017

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I’m very excited to share Essence Cosmetics Fall/Winter makeup. The Fall makeup is really beautiful and natural. The products can be used for a soft look or dramatic evening look. Very versatile and beautiful for every skin tone.

This is the Essence Eye & Face Palette in 01 Glow For It. I really love the pigmentation and colours. They are absolutely beautiful. They blend nicely and are perfect for everyday and evening. They last all day and I love that this palette also has a lovely highlighter and cheek colour.


This is the Essence BLUSHPLAY Sculpting Blush Palette in 10 Play it Peach. Very beautiful and gives a healthy look to the complexion. Beautiful peach colours! They are really lovely and give the skin a healthy look.


The Colour Correcting Sticks are fantastic for helping the complexion. The PURPLE 05 Say no to tired skin is a creamy colour correcting stick that eliminates dullness & harmonizes skin tone. You apply it directly on imperfections and blend it. Then there is the Liquid concealer in 10 Pastel Pink. This really helps with dark circles. The GREEN 04 say no to redness helps neutralize redness. You apply on imperfections and blend. Very creamy and easy to work with.


Here are my favourite lip glosses. Definitely my October Favourites! Matt Matt Matt long lasting lipgloss in the colours 03 Girl of today, 02 Beauty Approved! Also a clear gloss, 01 behind the scenes.




Top swatch is 02 Beauty Approved, Second swatch is 03 Girl of Today. Last one is the clear one.


This is the Essence all About Matt fixing compact powder. All about matt is extremely smooth waterproof fixing compact powder for a matt and natural finish all day long. Helps to blend blush and foundation colours together. Fixes make-up when applied as finishing powder for all skin types.


This is Essence instant MATT make-up setting spray.  Oil-free and non sticky. It is very lightweight. It keeps the makeup in place all day and It doesn’t feel like you have anything on. It’s lovely matt spray. You can also use this as a primer.


This is Essence Waterkiss lipgloss lip colour. This is in the colour 05 Ocean Girl. This feels very light and it has a liquid formula that feels light. At the same time it is pigmented and doesn’t stain the lips. It feels like a stain formula but comes off easy. It doesn’t have the same consistency as the Essence glosses. This formula has more of a water base sensation.


The Honey Care smells so good! I really love the scrub. It really exfoliates  nicely and smells so delicious. The hand cream is wonderful as well. Very hydrating and moisturizing.


I also have Essence Strobing Highlighting eyeshadow base. A fantastic base that gives a lovely highlight to any eyeshadow. It also helps the eyeshadow from creasing. Essence Strobing Highlighter Stick. Love this highlight. Goes on so smoothly and softly. Looks amazing and doesn’t have glitter. A beautiful illuminating light. The Essence Make me matt lip top coat is brilliant! If you have a drying matt lip product you can just add this on top and it will give a little hydration to the lips without changing the formula. Brilliant! The Cover Stick is fabulous! I have the colour 20 matt sand. It is soft and creamy and blends nicely on the skin. The metal shock lipstick in the colour 02 GUNS’N ROSE is the prettiest pink ever! Absolutely breathtaking metallic lipstick.


This little eyebrow kit is perfect! I absolutely love it and love how small and compact it is. These work brilliantly and are amazing to keep in your makeup bag. They are little but they work really nicely! The tweezers grab the little hairs perfectly. Amazing for travelling and on the go.


I love a beautiful French Manicure and these tips really help create the perfect French Manicure look. Very stylish and classy.  They are super easy to use. I haven’t tried the stand out 3D Touch Manicure sticker yet but they look fantastic! I’m excited to try them.


These are brilliant Cooling and relaxing eye pads. You just place these in the fridge for one hour and then let the pads cool and relax your eyes. Perfect for tired eyes.


My favourite mascara at the moment. I love Lash Princess mascara and this is the sculpted volume. It works so nicely and I love the amazing volume and length that it gives my lashes. Definitely one of my October favourites!


I have two Essence pencils that are absolutely soft, creamy and long lasting. The Essence 01 Light Up Your eyes inner trim eye pencil, which is also wonderful to use all over the eyelid or even as eyeliner. Also the eyeliner in 18 Berry Merry is a beautiful berry colour.


Here I have a few makeup Looks Created with Essence Cosmetics Fall Winter Collection.


Thanks so much to Essence Cosmetics for the beautiful samples. I’m truly grateful and I adore everything!

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Introducing the NEW Dior Rouge Liquid Lip Stain & Double Rouge Matte Metal Colour & Couture Contour Lipsticks. I’m SO EXCITED! These are so incredible breathtaking in every way! I love the packaging and the formula of each one is unique and very luxurious. Very edgy and I love them!

 It’s a very interesting formula. The texture is so light, it really feels like you’re applying a gloss, but watch out, because the result is powerful! It dresses the lips with a very feminine gesture. It also links up with the idea of empowerment, which advocates the values of power, and above all, confidence for todays’s modern woman. – Peter Philips, Creative and Image Director for Dior Makeup



The DIOR ROUGE Liquid Lip Stain comes in 3 different finishes. The Rock Matte, Electric MetalPOP Satin. They come in many beautiful Colours, 29 shades to be exact. They are “Laced with featherweight pigments that produce intense vibrant colour that lasts up to 12 hours. Dior’s first liquid lipstick is the next generation of liquid lipstick. A combination of wax, moisturizing oils, and setting agents make for  a seamless, second-skin finish in one swipe. Philips created 29 Shades ranging from creamy beige to classic #999 Dior Red to full throttle black in three distinct textures-matte, satin and metallic.  To “push back the limits, experiment, and shock people a bit,” Phillips devised four extreme shades: Black Matte (a dramatic ebony”, Oxblood Matte (a rich chocolate brown), Fab Satin (a deep, sensual plum) and hologram (a multidimensional cyber silver that can be worn alone or used as a topcoat).”

The idea was to create a Rouge Dior, a liquid lipstick with astonishing, matte, satin and metallic finishes, and to develop a range  of shades adapted to every skin tone,

– Peter Philips


The Electric Metal formula feels really nice on the lips and it is soft and creamy. It applies evenly and I really love how the light shines off of it. The applicator is soft and fits perfect on the lips. It is a beautiful metallic Liquid Lip Stain. It feels like a liquid lipstick more then a stain but it does the job of a stain. It is not sticky or gloopy. It is also easy to remove. Formula feels really soft, creamy, not heavy but smooth and light. It is very pigmented and the formula has a baby powder scent which I don’t mind at all. I absolutely love it. It is also not kiss proof but the product lasts for over 12 hours on the lips.


The formula for the Satin feels really nice on the lips. It has moisture and moves around. It is not sticky or gloopy. The light reflects off of it so nicely. The scent is also a light baby powder scent which I love. I really adore how the applicator of these Liquid Lip Stains fits the lips perfectly and is very soft. There’s so much pleasure when applying it. Soft and delicate. It really feels nice to have on the lips and hydrating in my opinion. It feels like soft mousse. I really love the light shine that happens with the satin. The texture definitely feels like silk on the lips. A stunning formula.


I absolutely love the Rock Matte formula. It also feels so good on the lips and not drying. Not gloopy and not sticky. It’s the perfect Matte formula without drying your lips. I love the colour 424 Hypnotic Matte because it is a perfect nude colour. I can wear this everyday. I absolutely love it! This again is very long lasting and one coat is all you need.

Overall all three formulas are stunning. I would totally wear all the formulas anytime and love the fact that you can create any look. The formula of each is really superb, it applies evenly and the applicator hugs the lips. I love the scent! To me it smells like light baby powder which doesn’t linger after application. Formula feels amazing, smooth, creamy, soft and dries nicely but is not kiss proof. The formula is very long lasting and for a person who eats their lipstick after a couple of hours these lasted all day on me.  I love them so much and I’m so very grateful for these samples. They are breathtaking and beautiful!


Here are all the colours that will be available in September.


Chic Matte 221 ** Exclusive to sephora only

Fury Matte 265

Crush Matte 272

Vibrant Matte 334

Impulsive Matte 362

Hypnotic Matte 424

Reckless Matte 527 ** Exclusive to Sephora only

Lively Matte 574

Shock Matte 585

Jungle Matte 614

Mysterious Matte 625 **Exclusive to Sephora only

Savage Matte 797

Dressed to Matte 828

Hectic  Matte 862

Matte 999

Miss Satin 162

Delicate Satin 427

Impetuous Satin 442

Versatile Satin 565

Frenetic Satin 788

Fab Satin 895

Extreme Matte 658

Hologlam 601

Extreme Matte 658

Extreme oxblood 901

Extreme Black 908

Spicy Metal 375

Scandalous Metal 515

Rock’N’ Metal751

Poison Metal 797

My daughter is in the photos below.  She wanted to help me out.

She loves the Dior Rouge Liquid Lip Stains so much.  She says they feel really nice and soft on the lips.




Double Rouge

Matte Metal Colour & Couture Contour Lipstick

Here I have two Double Rouge lipsticks. There’s the matte and the metallic fused together. In a single application Rouge Dior Double Rouge delivers an ombre effect thanks to its highly pigmented matte out ring combined with a metallic core that catches the light. This formula challenge was met so that on application, the two shades harmonize, creating a sophisticated finish and an optical illusion of volume. It took up to 16 attempts to find the perfect balance for certain shades.


“I really like the innovative sixties spirit of Double Rouge, a charming lipstick that provides an astonishing makeup finish,” explains Peter Philips.” The hard part was identifying the right combinations of a darker, matte outer ring and lighter, iridescent metallic core, which highlights the curve of the lip and therefore simulates volume. It’s an on the go product that’s easy to wear and yet capable of producing a make-up result that’s worthy of the pros”


For the Double Rouge, Peter Philips created 4 Colour families: fun and sophisticated reds, cheerful corals, electric purple pinks, and nudes that flatter every style of beauty.

Here I’m wearing 999 Matte Metal




I really love how these feel on the lips. Very soft, creamy, silky and smooth. They are stunning in colour and bold!  I absolutely love these two colours for fall. They are not drying and not too matte. They still have a very light shine to them and feel very hydrating! They don’t feel heavy at all. The formula doesn’t come to a complete matte dry finish. The formula still moves around on the lips. Very silky and soft! I love them!  Truly bold and beautiful and very comfortable to wear. I love the packaging as well. The caps inside are red and they have a good weight to them. Very strong and sturdy but also elegant and beautiful!



Vibrant Nude 239

Miss Crush 288

Coup De Chic 429

Mysterious Calypso 480

Jungle Beige 510

Dressed To Kill 590

Poison Purple 992

Matte Metal 999

Dior Rouge LIquid Lip Stain Couture Colour Intense Extreme Long-Wear $43.00

Double Rouge $43.00 (Not Sephora)

PR Samples. Thank you so much to DIOR for the stunning samples!

They are Incredible!




The Dior Rouge Liquid Lip Stains-Couture Colour Intense Extreme Long-Wear are $43.00 on counters September 2017 Available at Dior Counters Nationwide and retailer respective .com sites.

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