Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Dior Skyline Fall 2016 Dior Addict Lipsticks

L-R: Fusion, Too Much, Sophisticated & Black Tie

Well this sure feels surreal.. It's been so long since I've done a proper blog session - like before I began making YouTube videos.. but it is a hobby I miss a lot and what better way to get back into the game than with Dior? 

For Fall 2016, Dior has released 6 shades of their Dior Addict Lipsticks which are one of my favourite lipstick formulas. They are sheer but buildable with a punch of moisture and if you guys have been watching my channel, you would know my gripes with dry lips so this formula is what dreams are made of. The Dior Addict lipsticks are infused with oils and have a moisturizing soft core which is why they are so comfortable to wear.

As part of the Skyline collection, Dior has released 752 Fusion, 178 Urban, 316 Incognito, 987 Black Tie, 951 Too Much and 927 Sophisticated which is a limited edition shade for this collection.

Top-Bottom: Black Tie, Sophisticated, Too Much, Fusion
Black Tie is a light plum which is perfect for the fall! The sheer formula makes it not too intense for the deep shade scaredy cat's like myself.

Sophisticated is a shimmery bronze that I wouldn't personally wear on a daily basis but I loved how I was not able to feel the shimmer on my lips. Often, shimmery lipsticks can feel gritty but this one felt soft and smooth. 

Too Much is a strawberry red which is the perfect shade to accompany a winged cat eye for the fall months. 

Fusion is a bright coral red that I have been wearing this one the most out of the 4 shades. I think it goes with so many eye looks and is such a purse friendly option because it is so easy to reapply.

If you would like to see lip swatches, check out my Dior Skyline Fall 2016 video below @ 5:50 where you can see all these lipsticks in action. 

What is your favourite shade from the Dior Skyline Fall 2016 collection? Will you be picking up any of these shades? Let us know in the comments! 

Photos by Hannah Margaret

The Dior Skyline collection was sent for consideration by Dior.

Friday, July 8, 2016

3000 Subscriber Giveaway! Win a $250 Gift Bag from Make Up For Ever!

Hey Guys!

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Check out my review of the Aqua XL Liners

As well as my first impressions of the new Excessive Lash Mascara




Thursday, June 16, 2016

MAC Cosmetics Viva Glam Ariana Grande 2

Hey Guys,

Exciting makeup news! Today MAC announced they are once again teaming up with Ariana Grande for another Viva Glam lipstick! 

The MAC Viva Glam Ariana Grande 2 will include a shimmering neutral mauve Lipglass and a matte orchid pink Lipstick. Every cent of the selling price of MAC Viva Glam Lipstick and Lipglass is donated to the MAC AIDS Fund. This collection will be available September 2016!

I'm super excited for this collection and cannot wait to check it out. I love a good purple toned lip and MAC lipsticks are my all time favourite while being able to support an amazing cause. Will you be picking up the lipstick or lipglass from this collection?



Friday, June 3, 2016

Smashbox LA Lights Blush Palette Review

Hey Guys,

With summer on the way, I thought it'd be the perfect time to show you my summer glow secret weapon! The Smashbox LA Lights Blush and Highlight palette in Pacific Coast Pink helps enhance your face shape with two blush shades and a perfectly matched highlighter.

The shade names perfectly describe each of the richly pigmented colours which blend so seamlessly they practically apply themselves.
Left-Right: Rich Pink, True Pink, Highlight Pink
Left: True Pink applied; Right: Rich Pink applied
 I applied the shades using my Real Techniques blush brush which was a great sized brush to pick up colour from the pans. The cheek pictures above were taken after 6 hours wear so I was so excited to see how vibrant they were from that wear time.

The super sleek packaging and high quality mirror also makes this palette the best travel companion. I brought this palette along to Gen Beauty Toronto and I'm so happy I did because these colours went well with any eye look I created.

This palette retails for $40 and can be found at Sephora and Shoppers Drug Mart.

Have you guys tried anything from the Smashbox L.A Lights lineup? Will you be picking up this blush palette?

Ashlee Signature 1

Monday, May 30, 2016

Dermalogica Clear Start Breakout Clearing Overnight Treatment Review

Hey guys,

Today I'm here with a review of the Dermalogica Breakout Clearing Overnight Treatment. This is a 2% salicylic acid gel that is infused with orange, lavender, camellia and tea tree which helps control overactive oils as well as cucumber and licorice to lull redness away. It also has cross infused Hyaluronic acid which helps skin retain it's moisture.

I've been testing this product for 2 weeks and have noticed my skin has become much clearer. It has been so soothing on any active breakouts I've had because this gel does not dry out my skin like other acne treatments do.
For the past couple of years I've also struggled with the worst case of white bumps on my chin and they have diminished significantly since using this treatment. This gel fits so effortlessly into my skincare routine and has become a daily staple that I look forward to applying every night before bed.

Have you guys tried this or any other Dermalogica products? What are some of your favorites? Let us know in the comments!
Ashlee Signature 1
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