The most buttery cream ever

I’m talking about handcrafted Parkdale Butter from Toronto! This stuff was a serious lifesaver on my last trip to Prague and Germany. I wrote a recent blog post about my MUST HAVE travel products, and I was right about Parkdale Butter being absolutely mandatory.

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My skin was so dry when I landed, I plopped a tiny bit of my absolute favourite Espresso Face Balm and it immediately absorbed into my skin in the most silky way. The Vitamin E in the soy butter helps to regenerate skin cells, and heal any visible abrasions. I had a few tired wrinkles and they immediately disappeared after hydrating with this delicious face balm. For real, I say delicious because the Espresso flavour really wakes you up in the best way possible! It just looks like a buttery coffee treat… but it’s not – don’t eat it 😉

LOOK HOW CREAAAAMYYY

This is my top recommendation for Parkdale Butter, if you are placing an order – MAKE SURE THIS IS IN YOUR CART!!!! I actually don’t think I can live without this stuff. I use it daily. Before I put on my makeup and sunscreen. After a shower. Before I got to sleep. The best part is that it’s so buttery you only need a tiny bit to moisturize your entire face. My skin is honestly glowing every time i apply this balm.

The CocoaNut body butter had it all! Moisture and SPF. This was so incredible to apply before heading out for long walks. The tan on my legs was brought out more by the thin shiny coat of chocolate and coconut. The best way to apply this was to put a small amount in the palm of my hand and let it melt a bit. It turns more into an oil this way and is much easier to smooth out. the coconut is a solid cream so it needs a bit of heat to let it go back to its oily state. You can apply it directly on to super dry skin and let it warm up there for more moisture.

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Sometimes I felt like my skin had a bit too much of a frying session outside and I needed something even more soothing like Aloe to help with the redness. The Mocha Tightening Lotion was super thick and did wonders for my tired skin after a long day. This stuff is good to apply a couple of hours before heading to bed. It’s a bit too thick to put on right before bed, you will definitely feel ALL the moisture. But absorbs fully in an hour or so. I put it mainly on my elbows and knees, and they become brighter overnight.

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Last was my cute little tin of organic Peppermint lip butter. ERMAGERD this stuff saved my lips on the flight!! I felt them getting dry about 2 hours into the flight and was so happy I packed this as one of my ‘easy reach’ plane items. It sat beside me the whole trip.

So far these have been my every day go to items.  Seriously, go check out Parkdale Butter.

And if there is one thing you must get, its the Espresso face Balm. FAN FOR LIFE!

Behind your favourite song is 66 Audio

Was that headline too cheesy? Oh well! I love my new 66 Audio BTS Sport WIRELESS headphones. I took them for a spin around the city and my absolute favourite thing was not having to worry about anything flying off your head, or earbud cords being caught on something.

I tried to photograph the box but my cat was alllll over it! I pulled them out of the package and was so happy to see how well they travel! They fold up so nice and small and come with a little travel pouch, the packaging for these headphones is incredible. The first thing I did was take them out for a longboard ride. Listening to my favourite music while I longboard was surreal, I usually don’t wear anything because the feeling of cords is annoying. These completley withstood the longboard test! My boyfriend gave them a try on the way back because he really wanted to listen to some music for once too!

We made it to our destination, a really cool skatepark in Toronto that you can find under the main highway that runs through. The best part about this skatepark is the insane graffiti all over the place from the coolest artists. This was the perfect setting to do some yoga and see if these headphones would fall off my head or not.

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This is harder than it looks.

After spending over an hour at this park, I actually forgot the headphones were on my head! I was just walking around listening freely to music and enjoying every minute. The sound quality is great too, I had to turn them down so I can hear around me!

I never thought I would enjoy the way these headphones are built too. The band goes around the back of your head which is amazing because it doesn’t even touch you and create sweaty, uncomfortable marks… or ruin your hair, ladies, right?!

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After a long hour balancing on everything at the skatepark, we decided to longboard home! We were pooped, but the headphones made it through the trip! These are amazing headphones for an active lifestyle, you don’t have to worry about cords, anything flying off, or uncomfortable sizing. These headphones fit every head size! Not to mention the sound is poppin!

Don’t forget to check out 66 Audio BTS Sport WIRELESS headphones! They make a great plane travel companion too! 🙂

Goddess Provisions: May Box

Wowowowow! This box has it all! Healthy snacks, fun skin care and the best part is the surprise rock that comes in the mail. I was lucky to receive a box from Goddess Provisions, they are all about taking time for yourself and enjoying the simple pleasures. I sure enjoyed this box. The best part is every item is VEGAN, so you can definitely indulge in every single item!

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You can see it came with a little card highlighting the items inside. In this box I received an amazing liquid eyeliner from Eye of Horus Cosmetics, coconut snackaroons from Laughing Giraffe Organics, a yummy rich vanilla, blonde tobacco, rosewood travel fragrance from Good Medicine Beauty Lab, an adorable card holder from Pixie Mood, and my favourite is the amethyst cluster!

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You can tell these are quality items, even from first glance – carefully picked for this months box. I was so happy to see the Pixie mood card holder because it is a Canadian brand and I love supporting local brands! I was so surprised to see it but it is just my style and I carry it everywhere I go!

The Eye of Horus liquid liner is AMAZING! I use liquid liner every day, switching from inexpensive Revlon brand to Kat Von D brand recently. I am enjoying this liner so much, it doesn’t much and isn’t shiny like a lot of brands you get out there. As someone who does winged tips and hates to mess up, this little felt tip is perfect! You get the perfect point every time.

I was so happy to see FOOD in this box. hahah. I am not a big fan of matcha but this bag convinced me. The flavour of matcha is very light and the coconut macaroon stands out a lot still.

The little bottle of perfume from Good Medicine Beauty Lab is perfect to keep in your travel bag, or at work! It is a sweet scent but it is not overpowering at all, which usually you find with vanilla scented things. I LOVE this fragrance of rich vanilla, blonde tobacco, rosewood, cinnamon and ginger. The combination of everything is really working well together in this little bottle, and I can only hope I don’t go through this too quickly! 😛

Now, my personal favourite in this whole box has to be the beautiful Amethyst rock I received. I don;t have anything like this, and have been dreaming of owning one for so long. I feel like this was destiny. Or is that too cheesy? haha

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Shiiiiinnnnyyyy.

If you haven;t already, you should definitely check out Goddess Provisions. I feel like they are on to something new with this all vegan box and that special, stone just makes this box extra unique! Also this box or any of the items in it make a great gift! 😉