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Le Edge Review

I am a strong believer in exfoliating your skin. I was really interested when I saw the Le Edge - a hygienic personal exfoliating tool. It's a straight smooth blade (not sharp!) that you glide against your skin and it removes dead skin cells and debris with ease. It's also said to help exfoliate before shaving and waxing, as well as prepping your skin before tanning.

The Le Edge works best on wet skin, so I took mine with me in the shower. I had looked at other reviews online prior to using it to make sure I knew how to use it correctly and to see what to expect. I ran it over my legs and arms and actually didn't see or feel any difference. I was disappointed, but then figured that maybe my skin was already exfoliated from using sugar scrubs previously. 

I did, however, find success in using this on my feet! The heels of both my feet are rough and this nifty tool actually scraped away A LOT of dead skin. It left my feet looking and feeling so soft! 

I don't know if this tool would be for everyone, but I did find success in using it on my feet. I wouldn't pay the $45 for it, but then again, if I had found great success with using this all over my body, I might have a different opinion.

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I received this product for free in return for my honest opinion.

Holographic Black and Blue Nails

Holo galore! I based this whole mani around the decal on my ring finger. I wasn’t sure what colours to go with, but I really liked how the blue and black holo polishes looked beside each other.

I started by painting my index finger and pinky with two coats of Beyond the Nail – Black Hole. I painted my middle & ring fingers with three thin coats of Beyond the Nail – Asteroid. When everything was dry, I stuck on a Damask Nail Decal on my ring finger and some Wavy Squiggle Nail Guides to my middle finger. I painted over the nail guides with Black Hole and immediately removed each nail guide while the polish was still wet. I topped off each nail with one coat of PRO-FX – Quick Dry Topcoat and stuck on some rhinestones to my index and pinky fingers.

Taken with flash to see the HOLO!

Inspiration from Instagram #13

I was browsing on Instagram and came across these awesome nails from @polishandbeyond and knew I wanted to recreate them!

I started off by painted every nail with two coats of Beyond the Nail - Frosty. When they were completely dry, I placed on some Line Nail Guides across each nail in different places. I painted in the open spaces with Beyond the Nail's Space Cadet, Beyond the Teal, & Sloteazzy. I immediately peeled off the nail guides to get crisp lines! I topped every nail off with a coat of PRO-FX - Quick Dry Topcoat.

Taken with flash to show the HOLO!

Burgundy & Gold Stars

I’m really loving this colour combination, what do you guys think?

I started by painting my middle finger with two coats of Beyond the Nail – Holy Grail and the rest of my fingers with Beyond the Nail – Cherry Wine. When everything was dry, I placed a Star Shield Nail Guide on my ring finger and painted over it with a generous coat of Holy Grail and immediately removed the guide. I added one coat of PRO-FX – Quick Dry Topcoat to every nail and added some Gold Half Round Studs to my index and pinky fingers.

Taken with flash to see the HOLO!

Turquoise Stone Nail Art

I really loved my beachnails that I did a couple of weeks ago, so I decided to try the same techniques out again with a turquoise stone look. It didn’t turn out exactly like I wanted it to, but it’s not bad either.

I started by painting each nail with two thin coats of Beyond the Nail – Crème de Menthe. When it dried, I got a piece of saran wrap and bundled it together to form a messy “ball”. I dipped it into Beyond the Nail – Angel and lightly dabbed it over each nail. I painted around each nail with NailExperiments – Easy Peel Latex Barrier so that the next step was an easy cleanup. In a cup filled with water, I added drops of Beyond the Nail – Deep Black and sprayed over it with alcohol to separate the polish. It didn’t separate as much as I’d like, but I continued with the watermarble technique. I dipped each finger into the splattered looking nail polish, then took my finger out and removed the latex barrier. I added one coat of PRO-FX – Quick Dry Topcoat to each nail & voila! 

Covergirl Super Sizer Fibers Mascara & Clean Matte BB Cream Review

I always love to try out new products - especially ones that I use everyday. 

COVERGIRL is a very well known brand and I've had a lot of great experiences using their products. I recently received their Super Sizer Fibers Mascara and Clean Matte BB Cream from BzzAgent in exchange for my honest opinion. I use mascara every day (well 3 a day lol) so I was happy to get their new mascara. I just started getting used to wearing BB creams instead of foundation this year, so I was really interested in trying our their matte bb cream.

If you've read my blog before, you'll know that when I apply mascara, I use 3 at a time - a plastic wand, a bristle wand, and a thick bristle wand. This gives me long and voluminous lashes! I tried the Super Sizer Fibers Mascara first in my routine as it has a plastic wand. I was expecting this mascara to separate my lashes and give them a lot of length. However, I was disappointed with how it worked because it left my lashes clumped together. The packaging says it gives 400% volume + length for full, fanned out lashes, but I only get the volume, not the length I was hoping for. 

The BB cream was a little bit of a let down for me. I did not like the coverage or application. It went on really streaky, and the more I applied, the more "cakey" it looked. It is said to provide the perfect amount of coverage to even skin tone, hide blemishes and keep your skin shine free all day. I found that with the streaky application, it did not hide any blemishes or give me perfect coverage. I might keep trying to use this, but change up how I applied it. I tried with a beauty blender and my fingers, but I might try it with a brush to see if there's any difference.

Streaky and poor coverage