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Journey to Hair Oasis and Get the Best of Both Worlds with NEW göt2b Oil-licious Shampoo & Conditioner!

Coming off the success of the styling oil, göt2b recently introduced NEW Oil-licious Opulent Smooth Shampoo and Golden Shimmer Conditioner – a deliciously-scented duo to complement all hair types. Containing Argan Oil, Marula Oil and White Grape Seed Oil, the Smooth Shampoo and Golden Shimmer Conditioner provides lightweight manageability and touchable silkiness without the greasy feel sometimes associated with rich hair products.

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As I like to do with beauty products whenever possible in order to provide an accurate review, I have been using the Oil-licious Opulent Smooth Shampoo and Golden Shimmer Conditioner for a few weeks on my wavy, colour-treated hair, and I am so obsessed that today I picked up a ton of backup!!

The Oil-licious Opulent Smooth Shampoo is slightly musky, sweetly scented in a clear, golden formula of smoothing oils. I have to warn you, a small amount of product goes quite a long way, cleansing without sudsing up to a huge lather… The first time I tried it, I thought I needed more shampoo, but it is a great product, cleansing well, allowing me to go a full 3 days between shampoos (which I do not do often!). That is saying a lot considering this a moisturizing shampoo. My hair felt not only cleansed, but protected and soft after use. And the continuous use is helping keep my hair shiny, soft and protected from all of the heat-straightening and curling I put my hair through.

Oil-licious Opulent Smooth Shampoo offers:

  • Micro-emulsion technology providing sumptuous shine and touchable smoothness.
  • Improvement of shine more than 100% versus untreated hair!

The Golden Shimmer Conditioner actually contains tiny traces of golden shimmer, which at first made me nervous… was it going to sparkle in my hair? Was it a special-occasion product? Rest assured that the shimmer simply serves to add additional shine to your hair once you rinse it out – no glitter here! It provides a light condition to protect your hair without weighing it down. And the slightly musky scent is delicious!!!

Oil-licious Golden Shimmer Conditioner delivers:

  • Effective detangling while nourishing hair with indulgent care of precious oils.
  • Restoration of damaged hair even before blow-drying!
  • Infused with Mica to impart a delightful golden shimmer.

The Oil-licious line was such a hit in my home that once again, I was finding myself “borrowing” the products from hubby’s shower. The unisex scent is delicious on my hair, and equally yummy when hubby uses it. Today I finally picked up backup so we each could have our own bottles! I’ve also purchased the famous Oil-licious Styling Oil and will hopefully be able to bring you a review soon!

göt2b NEW Oil-licious Opulent Smooth Shampoo and Golden Shimmer Conditioner retail for $7.99 each and are available at mass retail locations across Canada including Shoppers Drug Mart, Walmart, PharmaPlus, Loblaws, Jean Coutu and Target Canada.

 

(Product provided for consideration and review. All opinions are my own.)

Introducing LIPPY Shimmer, a lip gloss collection of chic shades and twinkly textures that accentuate your glow while adding a touch of whimsy! This season is all about ramping up your natural beauty.

LIPPY Shimmer’s sheer hues in blush, apricot, peach, strawberry, golden bronze and an iridescent clear gloss add a touch of whimsy to your look that perfectly garnish any sundress or sunnies. The LIPPY Shimmer glosses all feature a light vanilla scent and sheer, sparkling coverage. Shades in the LIPPY Shimmer collection include:

  • Beaker– Sheer, nearly clear iridescent shimmer
  • Tickety Boo – Sheer, blush shimmer Punch Up – Sheer strawberry shimmer with gold flecks
  • Wag – Sheer, peachy pink shimmer with gold flecks
  • Pip Pip – Sheer golden bronze shimmer
  • Swish – Sheer, apricot shimmer

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butter LONDON Lippy Shimmer is now available on the butterLONDON.ca site!

I recently shared the press release of the butter LONDON Lippy Liquid Lipsticks for Spring 2013, and the colours looked so juicy and delicious that I could not wait to try them. Described as a supercharged take on the statement lip, with fruity shades and lush pops of colour in coral, watermelon, poppy pink, cool mauve and deep berry, Lippy increase in pigment the more you apply. The shades ranges from a subtle pop of colour to a bright and vibrant lip. Love!

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I was able to review three of the gorgeous new shades, and this being my very first butter LONDON experience, and I could not have been more pleased. Lippy Liquid Lipsticks are heavenly from the moment you twist open the cap and are introduced to the sweet aroma of vanilla cupcakes… the soft scent of spun sugar lingers on your lips after application ever so slightly… divine! The three colours I tried were all opaque, providing lots of coverage: Dahling, a dusky pink, Wine Gums, a gorgeous deep plum, and Jaffa, a bright orange-coral.

Dahling is what I would call a neutral-toned liquid lipstick; very suitable for most skintones and for the shyest among us. Dahling is an easy treat, dahling!

Wine Gums is a bold plum that applies brighter than it would appear in the tube; it was totally a colour I would choose and wear with my olive skin! It may be a bit more of a statement lip for the fairer among us, but again, I see this shade suiting almost anyone!!

Last but not least, Jaffa screams summer with its bright orange-coral base, and what I love most about Jaffa is that it applies as it looks. I buy a lot of corals and oranges in the hot months, and unless they are matte or ultra-rich lipsticks, the coral often does not translate from the tube to the lip. (I have a drawer full of orange glosses to show you!) But Jaffa delivers! As for suitability, I feel that anyone can pull off an orange lip, especially if you tie in the rest of your makeup a little with some warmer tones… I will certainly be rocking this shade all summer long! (Do you think I can ward off old man winter if I wear Jaffa enough?)

Here is a swatch on my arm to give you an idea of coverage and pigmentation:

ButterLondon_LippyswatchL to R: Jaffa, Dahling and Wine Gums

Lippy is high-shine, fairly long-lasting considering it is a lipgloss/lipstick hybrid, and as mentioned before, incredibly scented. I cannot get enough Lippy now that I’ve tasted its sweet colour and smelled its intoxicating scent!

butter LONDON Lippy Liquid Lipstick is now available on the butterLONDON.ca site.

Get yours before this collection sells out!

 

~xo

 

(Products were provided for consideration and review. All opinions are my own.)

 

Happy Sunday!

One of my recent favourite collaboration colours is the one I am bringing you today – the namesake polish from the Nicole by OPI Selena Gomez collection: Selena!

Nicole by OPI’s Selena is perfection. I personally adore peach polishes… I am always looking for a spectacular summery peach shade, whether in a blush or a lipstick or a polish, and Selena does not disappoint. While I think this should have been released a few months later as it really is a gorgeous summery collection, I could not wait to wear Selena, winter or not!  Selena is a beautiful peach that actually leans very pink once on the nail, and it has a gorgeous hidden shimmer that I’ve tried to capture in my photos for you.

Here are two coats of Selena:

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If you click on the picture and enlarge it, you will see the very pretty and delicate hidden shimmer of Selena. I will be wearing this polish a LOT this summer! It was a gorgeous formula, just thick enough and applied flawlessly.

Now for a mani that simply blew me away, have a look at Selena, blinged out:

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That is the beautiful Selena topped with a gradient of Shimmer Polish Airriann, a mostly pale pink glitter with multi-colour pieces strewn in it – a gorgeous combination!

I was so head over heels with this combination that I wore it for nearly a week!

Here is a rare sunlight shot of the same mani (and I can’t wait for more sunlight as we head for spring!):

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I hope you loved this as much as I did!!

~xo

 

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