I have been a tangerine blush lover for quite some time now and previous to discovering RMS's lip2cheek I was using Marc Jacob's pressed powder blush in Shameless (also a golden tangerine). I liked it enough to buy two rounds of it but after playing around with RMS's all natural cream version and knowing it had a base of coconut oil, shea butter, castor seed oil, and other ridiculously skin nourishing ingredients the decision to switch was an easy one. Not to mention this bad boy lasts alllll day. You can pick this up online or in store at your friendly neighbourhood Detox Market.
*Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, *Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, *Cera Alba (Beeswax), *Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Fruit, *Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, *Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, *Buriti (Mauritia Flexuosa) Oil, Tocopherol(non-GMO), Helianthus Annus (Sunflower) seed Oil, Propolis Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract , *Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary) Extract, and may contain: [+/- Titanium Dioxide CI 77891, Iron Oxides CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499, Mica CI 77019]
This is how it shows up on my skin which is olive and tanned right now but you can see it can be blended out really nicely. Keep in mind this is a universally flattering colour so don't be shy!
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On a recent jaunt to Montreal to visit a dear friend I found myself on a bus for 6 hours alone with my thoughts and sick of my music selection. A rather interesting predicament to be in. Enter: the rich and wild world of podcasts! I've started gathering a few of my favourite ones (I will share them in later posts), but by far the one that I've really enjoyed is The Mind Palace.
In their words:
"The Mind Palace is a weekly podcast which explores what it means to live a well-curated life. We discuss minimalism, living intentionally, and applied philosophy."
Easy to listen to with beautiful insights on leading a life of purpose and intent, they have completely won me over. A great one to start with is their discussion on SUCCESS + FAILURE.
Gimme Some Oven: Easy to prepare, bursting with flavour, AND highly nutritious options are what Ali from Gimme Some Oven strives to offer. I stumbled upon her site through a Pinterest wormhole and have been hooked on the multitude of different flavour profiles and healthy options she has created.
Current favourite recipe: Roasted Tomato Salsa
With Food + Love:Sherrie has created an amazing resource full of vegetarian, seasonally inspired, naturally gluten-free recipes. She states: "I want to challenge a seasoned home cook, but also make a kitchen novice feel totally at home. I use simple everyday pantry staples in unexpected ways. My recipes don’t require multiple flours or obscure gums. Just real food, reimagined". Sherrie - girl you have succeeded!!
Current favourite recipe: Roasted Blueberries and Cream Matcha Pops
Oh, How Civilized : Jee has created a GORGEOUS blog devoted to her love of refined experiences with a focus on afternoon tea, food and travel (naturally you can sense my excitement). Her r ecipes section is filled with tea sandwich ideas and matcha and tea-based recipes. The Matchamisu (oh yes that is MATCHA Tarimisu!!) is the most popular recipe on the site with the BLT Tea Sandwich and Matcha Truffles following close behind.
Current favourite recipe: Iced Matcha Watermelon
And that's it! I'd love to hear if you try out any recipes or have a chance to tune into the lovely ladies of The Mind Palace!
Questions? Comments? Collaboration ideas? Let's chat!
Summer is here and I could not be happier! As the temperature heats up in Toronto, I find myself turning more and more to iced matcha vs. my regular traditional hot cup every morning.
If you've never tried matcha iced, what better way to cool off than with a refreshing glass of citrus-cool, energy packed matcha?
Hydrotherapy, or water-therapy, is an ancient practice dating back hundreds of years used all over the world. We love hydrotherapy for all of its amazing benefits and that's why we've included it as a part of both our 14 day and 28 day detox programs.
How many times have you turned to Xanax in times when you felt anxious? For many people, this has become an everyday option, but many are unaware of the serious short term and long term side effects of Xanax. Here's a great natural alternative to Xanax, without the side effects.