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When Life gives you lemons you squeeze them and make lemonade! Or something like that. Well I was hoping to take a vacation this summer but life happens. SO change of plans! Just going to stick around Toronto and vlog my summer! ūüôā All is good though. I’m very excited actually. Even though I’m dying to see the ocean and smell it and touch it and feel it….LOL I’m okay and the lake will do for now.

I’m very happy that the weather is so nice and everything is green and beautiful! I’ve been preparing my feet¬†and my legs for the nice weather. I’m very self-conscious about my legs and having two children my body has changed quite a bit. I am torn inside by the stretch marks and the weight gain. I’m working my way to loving the way I am and making healthy and better lifestyle choices. One of the choices is Clarins Body Fit Anti-Cellulite Contouring Expert.

I started using the CLARINS Body Fit Anti-Cellulite Contouring Expert and it’s been helping me take care of my legs. I tend to ignore taking care of my legs and I always hide them. Especially the back of the legs and behind the knees. It’s a very emotional thing for me to talk about, but using the Clarins Body fit along with the Self-Massage Body Appliance¬†is helping me a lot. I’m finding that I’m starting to like the way my legs look and feel. Focusing on my body and legs helps a lot because ¬†taking care of them is a positive boost to my self esteem. The Effective body coaching advice and tips from Dr. Olivier Courtin booklet is also very helpful and motivating on this journey. I highly recommend it.


The new name and new formula are completely in line with Clarins’ “healthy philosophy” that includes a balanced lifestyle for achieving a fit body. Body Fit, the 7th generation formula, capitalizes on the strengths of its predecessors and goes even further in terms of body contouring results thanks to an unprecedented¬†discovery made by Clarins Research: there are not 1 but 3 adipocytes involved in the expansion of adipose tissue and the formation of cellulite. ¬†-CLARINS

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High-performing plants extracts offer optimal contouring results and skin that looks visibly more beautiful. Quince leaf extract’s targeted action is reinforced by caffeine, a known slimming ingredient, along with 7 other plant extracts: organic aquatic mint, celosia, baccharis, scabious, horse chestnut, sunflower phospholipids, and hazelnut oil. ¬†-CLARINS

The Body fit comes in a new bottle with sexy curves that symbolize the “perfect” silhouette. A new, highly sensorial texture that makes application pleasurable and visible results. I’m very happy with the way the formula has a cooling sensation and applies nicely and smoothly. The Multi-Mass is a complete self-massage body device exclusive to CLARINS care products. It’s benefits are as follows: A body polishing and firming booster to help reduce fluid retention on the thighs, buttocks and hips. It strengthens the skin while helping to improve the tonicity and firmness of the tissues. Ideal for removing impurities and dead cells. Can be used to relax and soothe legs and back. I’m very pleased and I continue to use both products. The Body Fit is $70.00.

Not only am I getting my legs fit but I’m also giving them a natural sun-kissed glow with this duo. ¬†Avon Skin So Soft Satin Glow Skin Illuminator¬†and¬†Skin So Soft Body Gel Moisturizer. I love this duo so much. They don’t smell like tanning lotion and they are nice and hydrating. They smell really amazing and make my skin soft and smooth. The results are so nice and natural. I’m very pleased. Have you tried this duo? Would love to know your thoughts.


Avon Skin So Soft Satin Glow Skin Illuminator

Look like you’ve been on a tropical vacay without leaving home. “Our moisturizing formulas also give you a beautifully bronzed glow.” Scented with hints of orange, green tea and vanilla. Silky moisturizing cream with sunflower oil. With sheer optical illuminators for a hint of colour and the perfect sheen. 200ml.¬†BENEFITS:¬†Optical illuminators diffuse light to magically blur imperfections. Silky moisturizing cream provides a hint of colour and sheen and leaves your skin feeling radiant and satin-smooth.

Skin So Soft Body Gel Moisturizer

Scented with hints of orange, green tea and vanilla. Hydrating gel glides on leaving skin touchably soft with no greasy after-feel. See a natural-looking radiant glow after just 3 days. 200ml. BENEFITS : Instantly absorbed. Glides on easily and streak-free. Leaves skin touchably soft and radiant and it is Non-greasy.

Let’s talk HAIR! Let me say there is nothing wrong with body hair. I just prefer not to have any. I like smooth silky skin. I use to wax but it is too expensive and hurts like hell. So I use Avon’s Hair removal creams and also the Shaving gel as well. I love this line. It’s fast and easy and it’s great for sensitive skin!


I’m very happy to be using AVON’s Moisturizing hair removal formulas. They easily remove unwanted body hair and leave skin feeling softer and smoother. I’ve been using the Sensitive Skin Body Hair Removal Cream which removes body hair in 2 1/2 minutes! it comes in 125ml and it is $10.00. Love using the¬†Moisturizing Silky Stay Shave Gel. 200ml for $6.00.¬†Fresh & Smooth Sensitive Skin Facial Hair Removal Cream. It Effectively removes unwanted facial hair for sensitive skin. With aloe and fragrance-free. 30ml $10.00.

*AVAILABLE AS OF JUNE 2017 through avon independent sales representatives,

1-800-265-AVON or online at http://www.Avon.ca 

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A couple of days ago I received Influenster’s¬†¬†First Canadian Co-op SPRING VOX BOX! I’m very grateful and very honoured. The lovely box¬†is filled with lovely goodies and I’m excited to share the contents of the box with you.


I kindly received Nescafe instant coffee packets, Ebates Canada PopSocket, Arm and Hammer Coupon for laundry detergent, impress nails, Quaker Oatmeal Bars, Annie’s Homegrown Organic Macaroni and Cheese and Nivea Body oil. WOW! So many lovely goodies! I’m so excited and love everything! I already had the coffee, Quaker bars and Annie’s mac and cheese. So GOOD! Thank you to Influenster Canada!¬† *samples for review purposes.

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I’ve been vlogging and busy blogging. I hope you had an opportunity to see my Vlogs. Here is my latest vlog. If you are not subscribed to my channel I would love for you to subscribe. ¬†Last weekend the weather was lovely and I took my girls to the park. They loved it. I would like to continue vlogging and documenting. It makes my vlogs more special to see my children in them. They are the joy of my life.

So along with vlogging yesterday I received a few new lovely PR samples that I’ll be sharing with you this month on the blog. I’m really excited because there are some new items that I’ve never tried before and some that I’ve already tried and love. I’m excited to share everything with you. Coming soon!



These are my absolute favourite!!!

Oil-infused Foaming Body wash. Decadently luxurious and intensely moisturizing, this ancient beauty secret is your ultimate go-to for gorgeous skin. Discover its wonders.  All the signature oils mix with the natural oils to gently help whisk away dirt and impurities leaving the skin feeling revitalized and nourished. Light foam cleansing is perfect for summer! -AVON

Radian Moisture

Argan and sunflower seed oils as well as keratin and vitamin E.

250ml for $11.00


with jojoba and sunflower seed oils and vitamin E. 250ml for $11.00

Supreme Nourishment

Macadamia nut, and sunflower seed oils and vitamin E.

250ml $11.00


Through an AVON representative, 1-800-265-AVON or at http://www.avon.ca

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NEW! AVON TRUE COLOR Eyelid Primer. Prime your Eyes for lasting results. Create a seamless canvas and make your eyes the focus with our lightweight eyeshadow primer. Perfect for extending the wear of our pigment-rich shadows.

*This can also be used underneath the eyes to increase the staying power of your concealer! Eyeshadow Primer helps prevent fading. Crease-proof and waterproof.

5g $9.00

 Available as of  JULY 2017

Through AVON Independent sales representatives, 1-800-265-AVON or Online at http://www.Avon.ca


New Haiku Reflection Collection is stunning. It takes you on a journey to inner peace and balance. Discover the essence of enlightenment. Poetry flows within. Perfumed Skin Softener. 150ml $6.00. Other products from this line include the Eau de Parfum, the shower gel and body lotion.

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My feet have been cooped up with socks all winter long and now I’ve got them looking and feeling amazing with AVON’s Soothe & Smooth Foot works. I’ve been using the lavender 3-in-one Pampering Oil and the Lavender Softening Balm. The Lavender oil helps my rough, dry feet and cuticles. It has really helped smooth and rejuvenate my feet. This is also great to use as a soak. 60ml $8.00. The Lavender Softening Balm is for spot softening. With vitamin E, jojoba oil, cocoa butter and shea butter. 50g $8.00.

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I’m truly grateful and happy that I’m able to take care of my body and help my skin look and feel better. Thank you so much to Clarins, AVON and Influenster for the beautiful samples. I’m truly blessed and lucky.


Have a magical June everyone!



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New Skincare Products by Marcelle

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I’m very excited to bring you this post about all the new skincare that Marcelle ¬†is coming out with in the Fall. So very excited because I have tested them out and I’m here to tell you that these are so amazing. Everything that I’m about to show you works brilliantly and you will see results. I’m truly honoured¬†and a very lucky to have tried these products and to showcase them. I love featuring beautiful skincare products that really work and are beneficial to the skin. The new lineup by Marcelle is ¬†truly amazing because they benefit the skin and have great results!



Multi-Action Care

50mL $24.95

“Brightens complexion and gives brilliance” –MARCELLE


This multi action hydrating care is really beautiful! It is a light weight gel formula that feels very soothing when first applied on the skin. It gives a lovely radiance to the skin and is very gentle. It has anti-aging properties and helps with fatigue. It offers my skin hydration and makes my skin look and feel great and energized. I apply this in the morning and at night. I also apply this under the eye area. oh yes! It is so gentle and light weight perfect for under the eye area. This formula is paraben free, perfume free, hypoallergenic, tested under dermatological and ophthalmological control.

New-Age LUMI POWER is a Multi-Action 3-in-1 is a cream gel, anti-aging and multi tiredness action. It is an invigorating treatment that smoothes and moisturizes the skin thanks to its radiance complex offering a visibly brighter skin and a radiant complexion. ideal product for women with an active lifestyle for a more visibly luminous and more radiant complexion. РMARCELLE

Ingredients: Consists of hydrate and smooth Plant sugars for healthy, glowing skin. Biotechnological extract candida to detoxify and give a burst of freshness to the skin and Hyaluronic acid which combats the appearance of lines and wrinkles.


350mL $12.95

This ultra gentle cleansing gel is non irritating and 100% tested on sensitive skin. It is recognized by the Canadian Dermatology association. It is Paraben free, oil free, soap free, non comedogenic, perfume free, hypoallergenic. This is great for all skin types!

Marcelle¬†ultra gentle cleansing gel is a very lightweight gentle formula¬†and lathers really beautifully. It doesn’t come out as a foam. The formula comes out as a gel and lathers a lot rather then foaming up. I absolutely love this cleanser! One little pump is all I need to do my entire face. This formula is gentle on my skin, it doesn’t irritate or dry my skin at all. It leaves my skin feeling very clean and after I use it it feels like my skin can breathe. I love the feeling that I get after using this Ultra Gentle Cleansing gel. Truly lovely formula. I use this in the morning and at night and it cleans my face beautifully.

“An ultra-mild foaming cleanser that gently yet effectively cleans the skin while respecting the skin’s natural moisture barrier. Using ultra gentle cleansing ingredients, the gel soothes, hydrates and tones the skin while removing excess oil and dirt leaving the skin feeling soft and remarkably clean” –MARCELLE




1 Package of 25 cloths $12.95

I’m really loving and enjoying these cleansing cloths. These are so soft on the skin and don’t have a perfume. These are ultra gentle, alcohol free, biodegradable, perfume free and hypoallergenic. These are perfect for sensitive skin and eyes. There are 25 cloths in a package and they remove makeup and any buildup on the skin. They also remove waterproof mascara perfectly! These are great for everyday use and also great to take with you when you travel.

“Formulated specifically for sensitive skin. Marcelle’s ultra gentle cloths cleanse and remove long-wearing face and eye make-up, including waterproof mascara in one easy step. Marcelle ensures that sensitive skin benefits from the ultra-soft cloths with integrated micellar technology, which provides gentle yet effective cleansing that soothes the skin. “




 3 IN 1 Eye Make-up Remover 

100mL $13.95

“A 3 in 1 eye make-up remover gel that uses micellar technology to gently cleanse and effectively remove eye make-up, including waterproof mascara. This refreshing formula soothes the eye contour area while reducing puffiness. Enriched with aloe vera to help soothe and calm skin.” – MARCELLE

I really enjoy using this 3 in 1 eye make-up remover. It is so nice to actually use a gel rather then a liquid remover because this really soothes and feels great on the skin. I love how it is gentle, doesn’t sting my eyes and really removes all makeup. Truly helps with de-puffing my eyes and soothes the under eye area. Very light and gentle and really works. This is my new favourite eye make-up remover! I have sensitive eyes and I’ve had surgery on my right eye because of Strabismus and I usually have a hard time with eye makeup removers especially the ones that have oil and alcohol in them. Because this is oil and alcohol free my right eye doesn’t sting or tear up anymore while I remove my makeup.¬†¬†Truly happy that I finally found a makeup remover that is oil and alcohol free that works! Thank you so much Marcelle! A truly¬†brilliant product!


HYDRA-C Daily Radiance Scrub


150mL $12.95

An exfoliating vitamin complex with Vitamins C and E that restores and deep cleans. It refines the skin and revives its lustre thanks to jojoba exfoliating micro beads. The micro beads are non-damaging polymer biodegradable for the environment. This is a gentle formula that exfoliates nicely. I love how gentle it is and yet does the job perfectly. I absolutely enjoy exfoliating my skin now knowing that the formula will not damage my skin nor damage the environment.

“With its ultra-refreshing texture, the Hydra-C Daily Radiance Scrub eliminates impurities and dead surface skin. It unclogs pores, improves skin’s texture and brings back freshness and radiance to the skin tone.” -MARCELLE¬†

Perfume Free, hypo-allergenic, tested under dermatological control, tested on sensitive skin. Great for all skin types!



Eye Contour Gel Cream



This is Marcelle’s eye contour gel cream that¬†helps with the appearance of dark circles and puffiness, moisturizes the skin and decongest the eye area, giving them radiance and vitality. This creme is very gentle and soothing. I like the tip of the Gel-Creme Contour for the eyes because it is silver/metal and slanted and helps glide the product under the eye, cooling it at the same time. Very easy to apply and gentle.


Paraben Free, Perfume Free and Hypo-Allergenic

Overall I’m so pleased and very happy with my new skincare line. I’m seeing beautiful results with these products. My skin looks and feels great without feeling dry. Marcelle products are so gentle on my skin and yet clean my skin so nicely. I adore the formula of each product and I love how all the products are free of parabens, oil free, alcohol free and hypo-allergenic. I really love how Marcelle thinks about catering to all skin types and also caring for the environment as well. Truly amazing and I highly recommend all the skincare products mentioned in this post. I’m not just saying this because I’ve been given these products for review purposes. Today I’m genuinely sharing with you yet again my honest feelings about skincare products that are truly great for the skin.

Thank you so much to Marcelle for the amazing skincare line. I adore everything and I’m truly happy and pleased with every single product. My skin feels and looks so amazing. Thank you to Marcelle for caring about sensitive skin & sensitive eyes. Thank you for catering to all skin types. Thank you also for caring about the environment.

Marcelle makes me proud to be Canadian!

Thank you!


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Skinfix Baby Gentle Lotion – REVIEW

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I won skinfix¬†¬†baby gentle lotion on skinfix’s instagram account and I’m so grateful that I did. ¬†I love this lotion so much I wanted to bring this review to you. I highly recommend this lotion if you have children. ¬†My daughters have very dry and sensitive skin. I’ve tried a few creams and lotions in the past and my children¬†would complain about how the cream stings. This stinging just made things worse with their skin irritations and I’m glad I’ve come across skinfix baby gentle lotion¬†because when I apply this lotion my girls don’t¬†complain at all!


The Skinfix Gentle Lotion is 98% natural and specifically formulated for dry, sensitive, eczema-prone baby skin. Free of fragrance and irritants, this silky lotion is infused with vitamins, minerals and natural soothing botanicals that quickly absorb and banish dryness on contact. In a clinical study run by a pediatrician, 94% of moms felt that this lotion left their baby’s skin protected. Skinfix Gentle Lotion is the perfect texture for all-over body application and the key to a regimen that keeps baby skin healthy and supple after bathing.  Free of nut ingredients, fragrance, soy, parabens and phthalates. For best results, use with Skinfix Gentle Hair & Body Wash. For eczema flare-ups, use with the Skinfix Gentle Eczema Balm. -skinfixinc.com


Skinfix is made in Canada and is very gentle. It is the Winner of the Parent Tested Parent Approved Award and received the National Eczema Association Seal of Acceptance. ¬†It is dermatologist recommended and Pediatrician tested, it has¬†98% natural ingredients and is free of nut ingredients, fragrance, soy, parabens and phthalates. It is lightweight, easy to apply and deeply hydrating. It is safe for daily use on eczema-prone skin.I really love this gentle baby lotion and recommend this for all children. It is very gentle and really soothing to my children’s sensitive skin. I highly recommend this baby lotion.


Have a look at all the wonderful baby products that skinfix has on their website. They cater to many skin types and needs.

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* This is not an AD or sponsored post. All opinions expressed are all honest and true.