VACATION GLOW

I love a good sunkisssed look, where your skin looks like it’s glowing from within! During our stay in Cancun, I achieved this lit-from-within look with the help of 2 highlighters  that were in my makeup arsenal for quite some time but were in the back burner so to speak. So for my trip, I decided to revisit those two creamy highlighters: Nars Multiple South Beach and Benefit Cosmetic Watt’s up.


In the morning, I would just prep my skin as usual with serum (Fresh Seaberry Moisturizing Face Oil), moisturizer (Yves Rocher- White Botanical- Exceptional hydrating cream) and sunscreen (Biotherm Soin solaire). Afterwards, I’d apply Becca First Light filter to awaken my skin and blur out any type of imperfection. Lastly, I’d apply my creamy highlighters, starting with Nars South beach and then topping it off with Benefit Watt’s up. A little highlight and a perfect red lip are mandatory for those inevitable photoshoot sessions 😉. For my day makeup, I preferred not to apply any foundation as we were literally in and out of the water most of the day!


For nighttime now, it’s a “whole nother story”! Still doing my usual prepping (but skipping this time the sunscreen), I put on Foundation, Concealer, contour, highlight bronzer, blush, eyebrows etc.. the whole shabang! Hubby usually gives me a 30min head start to get ready before we go out to take pictures! Cause we all know… if you don’t take pictures, did it really happen? 🤔 Oh, the things we do for the gram! 🤣

Here’s a breakdown of the products used:


 OTHER PRODUCTS USED

Until next time,

xoxo 💋

CANCUN, MEXICO | BIRTHDAY TRIP

A couple of weeks ago, Hubby, Baby and I went to Cancun, Mexico to celebrate my 30th birthday. I had been planning my 30th birthday trip since I turned 28.


Throughout this birthday trip, we’ve seen the hand of God at work! At first, I wanted to go to Puerto Rico, but then we eventually decided that Cancun was best for us. I am so thankful that we decided to go to Cancun because we could have been  either caught up in the hurricane Maria or the trip could have been canceled 🙁 My heart goes out to the people of Puerto Rico who are going through the aftermath of this ordeal.


However, we were not out of the woods yet. If you were checking out the weather all week leading up to our trip, you would have been depressed! Rain “all day every day” was forecasted! But God definitely came through and the sun couldn’t have shined brighter than that! I have to admit that my faith was not unwavering at times, especially with all the hurricanes badgering the Caribbeans, but as I am currently reading a book called “Sun stand still” by Steven Furtick, I decided to make that my “sun stand still” moment and trust God that the sun will be “au rendez-vous” and that we would have the best time in Cancun! And if you were following along in my Instagram stories, or as my Instagram feed can currently  testify, we did live our best life in Cancun!

Here are some pictures from our perfect getaway!


The main bar in our hotel


Some cool ceilings aesthetics


From my Instagram

H E A T W A V E ☀️💦☀️ Currently in Montreal, and this heat wave has me wishing I was back in Cancún! 😏

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The tans will fade but the memories will last forever. #birthdaytrip

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The perfect getaway 🏝

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"Be careful with that look you give, it steals heartbeats." ❤️R.Zatko #weekendvibes #allthefeels

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Until next time,

xoxo

THE BIG 3-0

“God gave us the gift of life. It is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.” Voltaire

Turning the big 3-0 today! I celebrated with a brunch at Lemeac a week earlier with my family, and now Hubby, baby and I are currently in Mexico 🎉! (Side note: follow along on insta stories to see a sneak peek of our little getaway!)

In my last post, I shared about the lessons I learned during my twenties, and I am totally excited for what’s to come in my thirties! To be honest, some days I do feel like that  “adulting”  is a big old pile of “trying-to-figure-stuff-out” 🤷🏽‍♀️🤦🏾‍♀️🤷🏽‍♀️ and no matter how old you are, you won’t ever have everything perfectly in order, but that’s totally fine! That what makes life so interesting! And, I believe with God on my side, I can only be a victor!

So I’m ready (I mean, I think I am..) to tackle whatever life throws at me! Cheers to the best that is yet to come! 🥂

Until next time,

xoxo 💋

LESSONS LEARNED IN MY TWENTIES

I cannot believe that I am soon turning 30!! I especially can’t believe it since just the other day, someone thought that I was only in my early twenties (low key #HumbleBrag 😝)! As I am nearing my thirties, I can’t help but reflect on the most important lessons I’ve learned during this past decade! Without further ado, let’s get started! View Post

NO PAIN, NO GAIN!

The other day, my baby had a congested nose and to help her breathe correctly, we had to literally suck the snot out her nose using the Nose Frida (a snot-sucker nasal aspirator). She was fighting it off as we were trying to suck it out. But once she realized that it was for her own good, she stopped fighting  as we were sucking out the snot in the other nostril. View Post