Blune Day 17: A Wee Drugstore Haul

Friends, I did a thing and it involves makeup, body care and superstore aka I went to get toothpaste and this happened. The body care items I got earlier this month at shoppers, I basically keep them in business. The makeup stems from the fact that I needed toothpaste. I bought the Toms of Maine …

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Blune Day 16: Lets talk, running with asthma

It is no secret that I have allergy induced asthma. I get the question a lot from people who want to run “how do you run with asthma”? Well folks read on. I wanted to outline ways that I run and help myself keep motivated and my lungs healthy when doing a sport that is …

Blune Day 15: What’s in my work bag?

I wanted to do a bit of a different post today, a post about what’s in my work bag! I think it’s fascinating to see what people carry around in their bags with them and I thought I would share some fun things that I generally have in bag. First, I always have a few …

Blune Day 14: lip formulas I enjoy

Ah yes, as you might know my one of my favourite makeup items are lipsticks. I don’t know about you, but I am always searching for the perfect nude, the perfect berry, the perfect red in colour and formula. I have found that my favourite types of lipsticks are the barely there formulas that pack …

Blune Day 13: A Chat about SPF

SPF is the most important step to any skincare routine. The experts say to apply sunscreen after moisturizer but I apply it as my moisturizer because I use a SPF 30 moisturizer. First, a bit about what SPF is and some definitions. I won’t go into the mineral vs. chemical because that is a post …

Blune Day 12: Using Dr. Bronner’s for skin, body and hair care

Cleanser, shampoo, body wash, shaving. I used it for a week. Okay, so i love the smell of the lavender bar, but I wanted to give you my findings of this scientific experiments. Here are the claims: “Dr. Bronner’s Pure Castile Bar Soaps are biodegradable-vegan, gentle and versatile; they work great for washing body, face …

Blune Day 11: Brand Focus Annabelle cosmetics

Annabelle is  the most underrated brand of them all. It’s Canadian so you don’t often hear about them on YouTube unless from a Canadian YouTuber and even then they all don’t always mention it. I wanted to give a bit of brand history before diving into their awesome products. The brand offers the widest selection …

Blune Day 10: University, a reflection and some (hopefully) helpful advice

I am graduating (finally) from university next week! Wow, only took 5 years and 3 schools but here I am! I have grown so much in the past 5 years (how has it been five years?). I think that in university it is a great learning experience for not just academics but life in general. …

Blune Day 9: How to Transition to Natural Deodorant

There has been a lot of talk in the media and blog world about natural deodorant. Now, I won’t get into the scientific things behind aluminum in deodorant and whether or not they pose health risks, but I switched because I wanted to wear cruelty free deodorant. I thought I would curate this post about …

Blune Day 8: Lets talk: Doubt

We have all known about the classic runners body for years, slim hips, small chest, long legs. None of which I have. Women are constantly bombarded with images of who is the ideal fitness person, who the ideal runner is, who can run, that only certain bodies can exercise, that if you are a bit …