What defines “Happiness?”My Collaboration with “Happiness Is Inc”

Good morning beautiful souls! I hope you all are doing absolutely fabulous and having a great start to your week so far! I know things have been kinda hectic these few months with everything that has been going on, but it is so important to always check in with yourself as well as others. I know this can be a complete rollercoaster for individuals who suffer from a mental illness, myself included. To be quite honest, my anxiety has been up and down, somedays are way better than others and you know what? That’s okay. It’s okay to acknowledge that these are difficult situations we all have to go through, it’s out of routine, it’s out of normality. We have to make the best out of this situation and that is that. What has helped me tremendously is staying busy nonstop. This helps to preoccupy my mind, keep me moving and gives me something to do each day so I am not sitting there constantly thinking about when things return back to “normal”. Sometimes, this can be as little as planning a day where you are going to wash your makeup brushes and clean out underneath your bed. It could be organizing your room or finally sitting down and going through your closet. There are so many things to do, you just have to explore your options. Make a list. Make a list of things you want to get done each day! That way, you feel more accomplished and productive with your day. This is what I do, and it really helps me stay on track and plan better. On the topic of staying busy, it is so important to incorporate self care into your day. Again, the self care routines are endless as there are so many options out there. What makes you happy and feel good? Finding what works for you, puts your mind at ease and helps your brain unwind is key. Everyone’s self care routine is different, there is no right or wrong way. Tune into yourself, explore and find what you enjoy. Finding what you enjoy doing will put you in a great mood and bring you so much happiness!

“Happiness is…”

Happiness is everything and that is why I am so excited to be collaborating with this amazing clothing company called, “Happiness Is Inc.”. You beauts know I am all about positivity on my feed and blogging channel, especially during these hard times. These times are difficult and I truly find so much joy when I am scrolling through social media and something upbeat shows up. I don’t think I could’ve collaborated with a better company! Happiness Is Inc is a casual clothing company that inspires gratitude, connection and happiness. I simply love everything about this company, from they stand for, promote and help shed positive light on something that can he hard for some individuals to find. This company takes into consideration life’s struggles, fast-paced environment including stressful situations. Gorden Carton, at 95 years old, founded this beautiful company. He wanted individuals to find happiness within themselves and I absolutely adore that. He knew that it was impossible to have a lifetime of happiness but having the gratitude towards what makes us smile, and through the amazing connections we have with people around us, we can all be more happier. This is so true, I simply could not agree more! He knew that happiness is contagious and I am a strong believer of that myself. Sadly, Gorden passed away in the year of 2017, but his legacy lives on through his granddaughter, Andrea Armstrong. This amazing company strives on making high quality and casual/athletic clothing that brings a smile to your face when you put it on!

One thing I love about this company is that they are Canadian! You beauts know I am a huge supporter of Canadian companies! Their clothing pieces are made from biodegradable certified organic cotton and bamboo which is amazing. They have a wide range of sayings when it comes to their clothing company. Each article of clothing states “Happiness is….” and offers a variety of different sentences! This company has women, men and children’s clothing, so a little something for the whole family! Seriously guys… they have the cutest sayings ever that will make you smile in a heartbeat. They have a phrase that fits well with everyone!

I was so fortunate to be gifted this stunning, “Happiness is Morning Coffee” crewneck sweater. I think this completely defines me to a t! I absolutely love my coffee! I am always looking forward to my morning coffee, it is truly something that makes me happy all the time and is something I look forward to each day! I tell you, it really is the little things in life that are the best. It doesn’t take much to make me happy, I really do cherish the tiny moments life has to offer each day. This sweater retails online for $89.95, and comes in either ballet pink (what I received) or in charcoal. This is a crew neck sweater which I adore so so much! The material is super comfortable, stretchy and cozy! I always crack a smile and feel unreal when I am wearing this! Be sure to check out all of the other sayings on the shirts as well, way too cute! Some of the different categories you can explore are active lifestyles, on the water, moments of value and fun, as well as happy places. Lots to choose from that’s for sure!

“It’s the little things in life…”

So I am going to ask you beauts, what is happiness to you? What truly makes you smile and feel great? It’s so important to take that time to yourself and ask yourselves this question. I have come up with a small list of things that make me happy to share with you guys!

  1. Happiness is morning coffee
  2. Happiness is reading a great book that you can’t put down
  3. Happiness is grabbing Starbucks and exploring Indigo for hours
  4. Happiness is finding a pair of distressed jeans that fit amazing
  5. Happiness is giving your boyfriend the biggest hug when you haven’t seen him all week
  6. Happiness is getting a family picture of your 3 sisters altogether
  7. Happiness is grabbing your boyfriend’s hand when your walking on a crisp evening
  8. Happiness is looking up at the stars and seeing them fill the sky
  9. Happiness is sitting in the hot tub with your pumpkin tea listening to Owl City
  10. Happiness is remembering to turn on your fairy lights as you soak in the tub

Happiness is everywhere. Find what makes you happy….big or small. I want to personally thank Happiness Is Inc for allowing me to collaborate with their beautiful and inspiring company. I love everything they do, what they are about, and the the pieces of clothing they have to offer. So many amazing sayings and things to be happy about. Be sure to follow this company on Instagram at “@happinessisinc” as well as check out their website at “www.happinessisinc.com”. I hope you all enjoy the rest of your week and keep on smiling!

My Collaboration with “Bloom & Blossom”

Good morning beautiful souls, welcome to my channel if you are new! Or, welcome back if you are returning! So happy to have you back! So I know it hasn’t been the most easiest couple of weeks that’s for sure. Whether you are practicing social distancing, in self-isolation or even quarantined… it’s not fun or easy. I know this comes with a lot of brainstorming! If you are a momma, this calls for keeping your kiddos entertained all day, which I am not a parent myself but I will not judge you if that cup of coffee secretly has some baileys in it, just saying! I give you so much credit and together, we will get through this. I truly believe in the importance of empowering individuals during these crazy times and giving out a bit more extra love than usual. We are all in this together.

On my channel, whether it be on my blogging site or on my Instagram feed, I always try to keep everything more upbeat and positive. I have always been the more optimistic type, but trust me, I don’t shit rainbows and butterflies if that is what you think! I have my days but for the most part, I love providing unique, fresh, upbeat and positive content for you to view! During these tough times, I am going to be on my A game 110%! I am way way WAY beyond excited to share this wonderful collaboration that I was so honored to be apart of! So, without further or due, shall we jump right in?!

When it comes to Spring Time, I always love a couple of things. First, a pretty good spring outfit of course, second, some cute spring accessories. But, there is something missing if I do say so myself. Since I am always pretty much carrying around a drink with me at ALL times……. what if your drink could look hella fashionable!? Would you be down? I sure would be! That is why I can not wait to share this amazing company I was so fortunate to partner with for this collaboration! I partnered with this amazing company called, “Bloom & Blossom”! They provide a whole bunch of adorable and unique products on their website involving CUTE sayings! From ceramic mugs, crew neck sweaters, decals, tumblr mugs, you name it! When I say this company has the cutest sayings, I mean…….they are STINKING CUTE!

I absolutely love the name “Bloom & Blossom!” and I wanted to know how owner and creator, Kennedy Stanton, came up with it! Kennedy states, “It took me quite some time to find a name. I didn’t want something cheesy I wanted something light, pretty and different. It’s a good reminder for me that we have to bloom & blossom in life to be who we are meant to be. I believe we do this over multiple phases within our life, remember we aren’t meant to be stagnant”. I absolutely LOVE this and the backstory behind this name. I am always so curious behind company names and I find this meaning beautiful. I seriously could not agree more with Kennedy’s thoughts behind this, so true & accurate!

I was also very curious as to how Kennedy started her lovely business, and what the process was like creating it! I have never owned a business myself so this really fascinates me! Kennedy shares that her work started as a hobby as she never actually had the intention of making it a company. She states, “Oddly enough the first item I sold was funny egg cartons with sayings on them. They blew up for me locally and I couldn’t keep enough in stock. Then I moved into apparel and people were buying those from me. They kept saying I needed to do this as a business. So finally I started my social media approx 9 months ago, my website 2 months ago and then incorporated in January of this year”. That is absolutely unreal and I am so proud of you! Who knew it would’ve started from egg cartons! That is amazing. Kennedy is a prime example that if you set your mind to it, you can do anything, just have to stick to it and keep going! Her business is so creative, and the sayings on her products are hilarious, cute, sweet and classy!

I was beyond excited when Kennedy wanted to collaborate with me! She had gifted me this beautiful Custom Tumblr which I seriously can not get enough of! I had always wanted my slogan on a mug/cup and this turned out AMAZING! BEAUTS…. when I received this in the mail I was blown away at how perfect it turned out, she did a beautiful job! Did I mention the colour is breath taking too! I received mine in a “Rose Gold” shade, and there are hints of sparkles in it as well, so stunning! She has so many colours and designs to choose from which I love. Her tumblr cups are safe for hot and cold liquids, stainless steel, and are 20 oz. These retail in store for around $20.00 which is amazing considering the quality of the product and how much detail she puts in! I am seriously going to be carrying this around with me EVERYWHERE, move over boring water bottles, this new fella is coming in to STAY. Some of the amazing colours that she has includes, “Matte Rosewood, Matte Blush, Matte Sea Glass, Matte Black, Matte Midnight and also Silver (they are all absolutely flawless and so aesthetically pleasing!). My product also came with care instructions as well which is always great to have, so you know how to properly take care of it!

I don’t know about you beauts, but I swear I live for products with adorable sayings on them such as mugs and cups. Each morning, when I go and grab my coffee I always have to make sure it is in a cute mug….am I a little extra? I swear this puts me in a great mood, starts my day off right, and also just makes me feel dang good, anyone else!? It’s all about the little things in life.

“They say good things take time, that’s why I’m always late!”

I have to say I am beyond proud of Kennedy for opening up this business and owning this herself! She makes everything, packages everything up, and still works full-time! Can you say GIRLBOSS or what!? She’s amazing, and so inspiring as well! You can clearly see all the hard work she puts into her company that’s for sure! Of course you can’t forget about her fiance who is her biggest cheerleader! Love that so much!

I want to personally take the time to thank her for allowing me to collaborate with her and this beautiful company! She truly is going places and can not wait what the future holds in store for her! I had an amazing time conducting this blog post and showing you beauts just one of her gorgeous products! If you beauts wish to check out some of her amazing products you can reach her on Instagram at “@bloom.n.blossom.designs” and you can check out her website at :https://bloomblossomdesigns.com/. Be sure to show some love & support by giving her a follow!

Take care beautiful souls, stay healthy & keep washing those hands!

My Spring Collaboration with “Canadian Beauty Box”

Good morning beautiful souls, welcome to my channel if you are new! My name is Alyssa! I am so grateful and happy you stopped by! I am super excited that spring is just around the corner and the nice weather is showing up! Literally, nothing like the birds chirping, the sun shining, bringing out the cute outfits, and feeling in a more upbeat mood! I don’t know about you beauts but this nicer weather is such a mood changer! With spring around the corner, you know what that means! Hello Spring collaborations! BEAUTS…. I am super excited to share with you guys this amazing company that I am so thankful to work with again! If you guys saw previously, I had reviewed their Winter Subscription Box. There were so many gorgeous products inside! Now I am super eager to share with you guys the Spring Subscription Box! Let me just say this…… you’ll want to grab one of these for sure, hands down! So…. shall we get started!?

“Live life in full bloom”

What I adore about this wonderful company is that they include so many wonderful Canadian Beauty, Fashion and lifestyle products, giving you all those mad spring vibes! This company helps support local Canadian companies which I absolutely LOVE. I love supporting local businesses! You also get to hear about so many unique and beautiful companies out there. which is amazing! Can we just talk about how stinking cute the packaging is! I love the design of these boxes, and I am loving the giant “EH” sticker! Such a nice touch to this!


So like I had mentioned earlier, there are so many wonderful products located in the box! I am going to share and review all the products with you beauts so grab a cup of tea or coffee! The first product located in the Spring Box is the “Agate Phone Grips “ by AA Designs. This beautiful company sells Aromatherapy and Gemstone Jewlery, ranging from wholesale to custom orders. Their pieces are STUNNING, and I simply could not get over how gorgeous the phone grips were! The phone grips help provide a secure grip for your phone, and also can act as a stand as well. Did I mention how classy and elegant they look? This product also includes a 3M sticker on the back so you can attach it to the back of your phone! You can find this company on Instagram at “@aadesignsjewlery” This product retails in store for $28.00.

“I swear I have never seen a phone grip that looked this cute before!”


The next product that I am going to share with you guys located in the box is this “Bare Blend Face Oil” by The Salted Rose. This company offers luxe natural self care & lifestyle products. This face oil is super gentle on your skin and includes a blend of high quality oils. This is the perfect product to keep your skin feeling nourished and hydrated! I absolutely love this product and love how it makes my skin feel! This is a must have in your selfcare routine that’s for sure! I also love and adore how cute the packaging is! It really is pleasing to the eye, and I love all the products this company has to offer. This product does not contain any essential oils and is safe for all skin types. You can find this company on Instagram at “@thesaltedrose”. This product retails for $30.00 in store”.

The third product that I am going to discuss with you beauts are these GORGEOUS earrings! These are the “Fringe Hoop Earrings” by Clover and Coast. You beauts know I absolute adore my earrings! I love a whole bunch of different styles, and love pairing them with different outfits! I love this beige neutral colour that I received, they go perfectly with so many looks! I love the fringe tassel look, and can not wait to style them in lots of ways! I truly think that jewlery can spice up any outfit and dress it up! Love these SO SO much! You can find this stunning company on Instagram at “@cloverandcoast“. These earrings retail for $26.00 in store. I tell you guys….. this is a must have in your spring collection! Just saying!

(These are literally the cutest earrings for Spring!)

The next product that I am going to be sharing with you beauts is the “Accurate Rumor Hair Clip” by Kash and Co. This hair accessory is so stylish and chic, I can’t get enough of it! I truly want to get more into hair clips and experiment with them a lot more! I love the pearl detailing on this particular piece, and love how classy it looks. You can pair this with so many different outfits! I love the variety of hair accessories this company has to offer. They have such cute scrunchies and hair clips. Who said doing your hair in the morning had to be boring? This Spring, let’s bump things up a bit! You can find this cute company on Instagram at “@mykashandco”. This clip retails for $18.00 in store.

(Something about pearl clips that makes me feel classy as hell!)

“ Good hair does not stay home on a Friday!”

Okay, so I know what you guys are thinking, how can a box have so many adorable and cute goodies in it! Hey…. we are just getting started my dear friends! The next product located in the Spring Subscription Box is the “Hot Mess Room Spay” by Arrow It Forward. GUYS…… I am absolutely obsessed with this spray and can not get over how good it smells! I literally spray this all over my room, on my bed sheets, pillow…. you name it. I have worked with this amazing company before and I am hooked on ALL her products. Her work is amazing, and the scents are heavenly. When I look for room sprays or candles, I want to ensure you can really SMELL them in the room! Trust me when I say this, you can for sure smell everything and won’t want to stop smelling everything! Did I mention how cute the labels are and the packaging! The label on the front of this product states, “a barely hanging on blend of leggings and dry shampoo” (how freaking adorable is that!). Pretty much when you’re a “hot mess!”. I am actually spraying this all over my room as I type this…no biggie or anything! You can find this company on Instagram at “@arrowitforward“. This product retails online for $14.00 (brb…. just going to bathe in this).

(This product contains notes of Jasmine, Sandalwood and White Amber. Can you say YUM?)
(This bottle pretty much sums up my life! Just saying)


Extra extra read all about it, Lyss is getting eco-friendly and we’re going to SHOUT IT! Guys, it’s happening! I am so happy to start using this product on a daily basis! This is the “Bambu Smoothie Straw” by AllBambu. This is such a unique product that I think everyone should carry with them! This straw is made completely out of bambu, it’s organic, GMO-Free, Vegan and also Cruelty-Free as well. I love how stylish and convenient this product is! It comes with a case and a cleanser too. Ps… I am one of those people that loves my straws and I hate asking restaurants for them! For sure going to be carrying around this litte fella in my purse! You can find this amazing company on Instagram at “@allbambu.inc”. This product retails online for $12.99.

“It’s time to be Eco-Friendly!”

Peace out plastic straws, Bambu is coming through!

You beauts know I have been all about skincare recently and I love finding great skincare products that are good for my sensitive skin. I was so thrilled that Canadian Beauty Box added this unreal product in their box! This is the “Refresh Face Wash” by Medikate. I am absolutely hooked on this face wash you guys! It is so gentle on my skin and has such a nice minty scent and feeling to it! This cleanser helps to remove any dirt and makeup on your skin without striping any natural oils! It is so important to cleanse your skin daily, and this is by far an amazing product to include in your daily routine! This product is also great for all skin types which I adore. I love how refreshing it makes your skin feel too! For sure helps you wake up in the morning let’s just say that! You can find this company on Instagram at “@medikate.skincare”. This product retails online for $49.99.

This product is so refreshing on your face!

The last product that I am going to share with you beautiful souls is this amazing “Nail Serum” by Bitter Gold. First off, can we just take into consideration how beautiful and gorgeous the serum is! I love how it was designed, so adorable! This product is a clear and odorless serum that helps strengthen and harden the nail as it grows. There is Biotin and Silica located in this product which is awesome! I don’t know about you beauts but my nails currently need all the help they can get at the moment! My nails are so brittle and weak, so I can not wait to try this out! You can check out this beautiful company on Instagram at “@bittergoldnails”. This product retails online for $9.99! Let’s say goodbye to damaged nails!

“Life isn’t perfect, but your nails can be!”

I want to take the time to personally thank Canadian Beauty Box for allowing me to collaborate with your beautiful company again! You guys are amazing, and I had such a great time reviewing the Spring Subscription Box! If you beauts are looking to try out some amazing local Canadian Companies be sure to get your hands on one of these! I seriously can not get over how unreal this box was and how STUNNING everything is inside! Loving all the spring feels!

Be sure to use my discount code “ALYSSA” for 20% off your order today! Trust me when I say you’re going to want to grab one of these! I hope you beauts have a positive and beautiful day!

My Experience and Collaboration with “Tan on the Run”

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Good morning my beautiful and gorgeous souls! I hope everyone is having an absolutely fabulous week so far! It’s a new week, so you know what that means right? It’s time to set yourself up for a positive one, and it’s time to set some goals for yourself! I honestly love sitting down and planning out my week. It really just makes you feel so productive and puts you in a great mood. I have always been a planner for as long as I can remember!  I like to have absolutely everything laid out, and stick to a routine…anyone else!?  Aside from planning out new goals I want to accomplish throughout the week, I also adore trying new things!  I can not wait to share with you beauts what I tried

! I am super excited about this wonderful collaboration, and I am eager to share my experience with you guys! I recently collaborated with a wonderful company called, “Tan on the Run”. I spoke with a beautiful soul, Samantha Milani, in regards to a potential collaboration opportunity and I was ecstatic! Of course I agreed to the collaboration right away, and could not wait to meet this lovely lady and check out her studio in Hamilton Ontario.  As you beauts know, I am always in Hamilton as my other half lives there, so I love hearing about local businesses and supporting them! Samantha’s studio is located on James Street North (aka a very pleasant and adorable area, so many cute shops to check out!). I honestly love walking down this street with the boy on a Saturday! So peaceful!

The Studio & Atmosphere

Since I have so so much to chat with you beauts about my amazing experience, let’s first start of by stating a well known fact. Samantha’s studio is by far the cutest thing I have ever SEEN. Literally, everything was so aesthetically pleasing to the eye, I was overwhelmed with excitement when I saw it! She did such a beautiful job designing and decorating her studio! Everything was seriously on point, I mean guys... she painted this garage door in her studio pink. Like, the amount of pictures I would seriously take in there! The absolute cutest. I love when places feel welcoming and bring in so many cozy vibes! This really helps create a warm atmosphere, and right away, I knew I was in the right place!  Samantha, you can help decorate my room any day of the week… just saying!

“…like seriously come on, this is STUNNING!”

“…..the prettiest thing you can wear is a smile, and a tan”

Now I know what you beauts are probably thinking, you want to hear more about the company, am I right? I honestly have never heard of “Tan on the Run” before, but was so fascinated hearing all about the company! What makes this company so unique is that they are actually a mobile airbrush spray tanning service company. You can actually use their services in your own home, office, hotel, you name it! Seriously, how convenient is that! I absolutely adore that! For my experience, I went to her lovely studio and received my spray tan there! Within the company, they use the highest quality exclusive tanning solutions and what I absolutely adore is that their products are vegan, aloe based and Paraben-free! They are also hypoallergenic, customized for all skin tones, last up to 7-10 days, and have anti-cellulite/anti-aging formula in them.  I love this because you are inhaling no harsh chemicals whatsoever!

So beauts, I have to admit, I used to be one of those girls that adored tanning beds and literally love cooking my skin. I loved how my skin looked after a nice tan and I truly felt really good about myself. I can proudly say I have stopped using tanning beds, thank goodness, but I do enjoy laying out in the sun or even purchasing tanning lotions from the drugstore.  As much as I love using tanning lotions from the store, I always look like a hot streaky mess afterwards, literally am not a pro whatsoever. One of the things that stood out to me about “Tan on the Run”, is that somebody is doing the spray tan for you, in a convenient atmosphere and there are no streaks afterwards! Unreal, I am so down for that.  Whether you are looking to prepare for a vacation,  to look good for an event you may be attending, or heck even just because you randomly want glowing skin, this is the service for you!

“Bronze is my happy colour…”

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So, to be quite honest with you beauts, I had no idea what to wear when receiving the tan! I messaged Samantha asking and she stated it was my choice to be fully nude, partially or have some undergarments on. I chose to keep some undergarments on, so I would be able to show you beauts the tan lines (they are wicked, I was shook!).  Even though I was partially naked, Samantha made me feel extremely comfortable in her studio and was such a sweetheart! For me personally, engaging in conversations can be more challenging with my social anxiety getting the better of me. I was so happy that she made the atmosphere so comforting as if we had known each other forever! I love individuals like this.

The Tanning Process

So when I first entered her studio, I went into her back room where everything was all set up. She asked if I wanted to shower within the 4 hours or 8 hours after getting the spray tan. I had plans later that day, so I chose to shower within the 4 hours! I then changed and put on the robe while I waited for her to finish mixing the spray tan. She then got me all prepped and we were then ready to start the tanning process! Since I am a total newbie at this, Samantha was so helpful during the whole process, guiding which poses I needed to do in order for her to get every part of my body sprayed. Along with her guided help and comfortable atmosphere, the whole process was really enjoyable. Having social anxiety can be the biggest downfall for me when it comes to meeting new individuals and having business meetups! She helped so much, and it felt so natural engaging in different conversations while getting the spray tan done! It was around a 20 minute process but it felt like nothing! The tan is cold while getting sprayed but 100% worth it completely!

“Beauts, can we just check out those tan lines! Like hello!”

“Tan on the Run Products”

Afterwards, Samantha explained the after care process and also gifted me a few of their “Tan on the Run” products to try which was SO sweet! I am super excited to try out all the products and share my views on them with you beauts! So far, I have tried out most of the products and I am currently living for them! The first product that I want to share with you guys is this gorgeous “Oh So Raw Soap” which is unscented. What I adore about this product is that it is so natural! When rinsing off after the 4 hours, you want to stay away from harsher soaps such as Dove and Olay. I used this little fella and it was so gentle on my skin. This bar soap has Shea butter in it, and helps to calm irritated skin as well. This soap retails on the website for $15.00.

“Glowing skin is always in”

The second product that I want to share with you beautiful souls is this amazing moisturizer. This is the “Oh So Pure Organic Shea Butter”. This cream is the definition of heaven, hands down. It is so important to keep your skin moisturized constantly after receiving your spray tan, at least twice daily. I have been using this cream and simply can not get enough of it! Absolutely love it. The smell is so amazing as well, literally just want to eat it up! I use this moisturizer in the morning when I wake up, and at nighttime before I go to sleep. This product retails on the website for $20.00.

This next product that I am going to share with you guys is an absolute beauty! I seriously love this thing so much oh my goodness. So I have always adored makeup and experimenting with it. One thing I have not tried yet however is liquid bronzer. I think I was honestly scared to try it! I received the “Oh So 24H Liquid Bronzer + Kabuki Brush (Vegan)”. What I adore about this product is that it’s extremely moisturizing, and it lasts literally all day. See you later powder bronzer, this bad boy is moving in! Simply spray the kabuki brush that it comes with, and apply it like a normal bronzer on your face. It literally is so so simple, and looks absolutely amazing! I was BLOWN away. You can also use this product on your body such as your neck as well! Instant beach babe ready! This product retails for $45.00 on the website, and it is a MUST HAVE.

The next product that I am super eager to try out is the “Oh So Tan Extender + Moisturizer: CoCo Beach”. This product sounds absolutely amazing and helps make your tan last for up to a week with a single application. I have not tried out this product yet as my tan is still fresh, but I am so down to make my tan last for as long as I can! This product goes on evenly, is non-staining and results appear as little as 4 hours afterwards. You want to ensure that you exfoliate beforehand to help prevent uneven tanning. Also be sure to wash your hands really good afterwards to avoid any staining. This product is 100% natural, organic, vegan and also Paraben-free. I love this so much! You can find this product on the website for $20.00.

Lastly, I received the “Oh So Moroccan Exfoliating Glove” which retails online for $10.00. This glove helps with tan removal and is a weekly body scrub. It is suitable for all skin types, and helps remove dead skin cells, blackheads and ingrown hairs. This glove should be replaced every 8-10 uses.

When discussing the before and after process of the spray tan, Samantha was extremely helpful! I was a complete newbie at it, and literally needed a whole lay out with what to do! Before receiving the spray tan, you need to shower, exfoliate and remove body hair 8-24 hours before your appointment. Your skin should be clean and dry before receiving your spray tan. Also be sure not to apply any deodorant, makeup, moisturizer or oils prior to your appointment (Yes I was quite aware I would have smelly pits and me acne would be out for everyone but hey, literally all worth it in the end)! Also be sure to have your hair in a pony tail, away from your face. Remove any jewelry that you may have on. You will not be able to bathe, shower or exercise at least 4-8 hours after your tan. I showered 4 hours after my tan to remove the excess product on you.

“Great tans don’t happen by chance, they happen by appointment”

(Samantha gifted me some lovely products to try out from “Tan on the Run”…. how sweet is that!

I want to personally take the time to thank Samantha Milani for reaching out and allowing me to collaborate with you! I absolutely am loving this company, and I seriously can’t get enough of the products. You beauts have to go and check out her cute studio located on James Street North in Hamilton Ontario. Seriously, the absolute cutest and coziest set up! If you guys are interested in trying out a spray tan, simply contact her at 905-741-3953 or check out the Tan on the Run website at “www.tanontherun.com”. Be sure to follow her on Instagram at “@tanontherun905” . You also have the option of choosing mobile or In-Studio as well, which is super convenient. If you have an event coming up, a body competition, or just want to look damn sexy, I highly recommend checking her out and sending her a message! It was an absolute pleasure meeting Samantha, and I have received so many compliments on my tan so far! I don’t know about you beauts, but having a tan meets you feel so good! So what are you waiting for?

I hope you all have a wonderful rest of your week! Take care and stay positive.

Goals for 2020? Pfft…You need to see my achievements in 2019 first.

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Hello my beauts and sweets! Lyss here, and boy am I excited you are here to listen. More importantly, I am glad you have decided to pop by and take a peek at my blog… specifically this exact post. Recently we all just celebrated a brand new year, 2020. Wow. Whether you were in your jammies, all dressed up and fancy or even just playing a game of scrabble, as soon as it hit midnight, it happened. A new year has begun and you know what that means? It’s time to reflect. I love taking a step back and analyzing what the actual hell happened in 2019. Often however, I feel like we analyze the year and automatically think how we can improve ourselves for the next year. We analyze every single fuck up we made, and think how we can improve on that. Trust me, that’s fantastic we want to improve on ourselves and we will get there. But in reality, did you take the ten minutes on New Years Eve, New Years Day or this past week and acknowledge all the accomplishments you achieved this past year? Want to know a secret? My brain automatically jumped to, “how can I improve”, or “what new years resolution will I create for myself this year?“. My brain didn’t stop and congratulate myself on my achievements big or small from this past year. In fact, I had to really sit back and think hard about what I really was proud of, isn’t that sad? I hate how little I give myself credit at times. As humans, we are so hard on ourselves, it’s so insane but it’s also reality. So I want to take a second and ask you, “What were you proud of in 2019?”.8B75B8B3-D5B8-407E-B6D7-303268408FAE

Sure, maybe it was not the greatest year of all time. Maybe you had a severe heartbreak, maybe you got written up at your job, maybe you got fired from a job, had a falling out with the family or even had a death happen within the family. Life is tough, it throws curveballs at you and expects you to just get over things. That is not always the case. Even so, that certain event that had taken place may even have ruined your year of 2019. For two seconds, I want you to open your mind to a positive viewpoint. Push past that negative voice digging at you to only remember that unfortunate event. I know deep down you had some pretty amazing things happen to you this year. Even if they are the tiniest little things, I want you to make a list. Read it. Share it. Embrace it. In fact, I sat back and wrote a small list myself.

  1. Remember the time at work when you were involved with Summer Program, and your boss mentioned to you that a parent was wondering if you worked at the Daycare as well? Remember when you were not super close with this child, but apparently she had mentioned you at home so many times and how much of an impact you had on her? That was a pretty damn good feeling.
  2. Remember that time you gave your dad an amazing birthday present? Remember how you left him speechless, and you had a drawing created for him by an artist. This amazing artist drew your dad, aunt and their deceased mother hugging them. Do you remember how beautiful this moment was?
  3. Remember when you went on your first beautiful vacation with the love of your life? You went on your first cruise and shared so many amazing memories together. You visited different places and cherished the time you spent.
  4. Remember how many amazing companies you got to collaborate with? How many friendships you created online and the beautiful comments the companies stated about your work ethic? I do.
  5. Remember the time you brought your coworker a muffin and a tea from timmies unexpectedly. She was having an off day and you wanted to change her mood.

Honest to god, when it hit 2020, I was set and ready. I was ready to improve on so many different things which is amazing. There’s always room for improvement, but I forgot to take the time to give myself a pat on the back. This really hasn’t been the easiest year in the world. A lot of shit has happened, a lot that I didn’t think I was strong enough to get through. I have never really taken the time to say, “wow…. you are one badass bitch”. I honestly needed to hear that. Take the time to pat yourself on the back, think about what an amazing human being you were this year, and congratulate yourself, you made it. You are here. You are jumping into 2020. Hold on tight.
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When it comes to 2020, I literally think, “holy hell”. This has to be the best year right? I need this to be the best damn year yet, after all…. it’s 2020. I know for a fact that my nutrition needed to change for the better, I need a smoking hot ass body this year for sure. I picture myself as those fit models on Instagram. Often I jump to these huge goals that kind of scare the shit out of me to be quite honest. Taking baby steps is always the best idea and I need to remind myself of that. Instead of waking up wishing I had Jillian Michael’s body, I will try to drink more water and cut out some of the junk food I munch on daily. Creating smaller goals will help ease you into the year, they are attainable they are achievable. This year, I am for sure going to create smaller goals for myself. As much as I would love to just say, “I want a hot body“, I am going to focus more on being optimistic and encouraging myself on the daily. A few goals that I have in mind would be to create more conversations amongst coworkers, try to make more eye contact (even if it’s only for a few seconds), wake up everyday and really try to go into work with a positive attitude. While working on these smaller goals, I am going to encourage myself, and acknowledge when I make small progress. If I ask Sally at work if she had a great weekend and what her plans were….. you better be damned I am going to congratulate myself for that effort. One piece of advice that I am going to offer to you beauts is to love yourself for the small progress you make. To be quite honest, I have not been doing this too often and I am going to work on this! I really hope you do too! Creating a more optimistic lifestyle is never an easy thing to do, but it is something that can be worked on!
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So when someone asks you what your goals are for 2020, go ahead and make your list. But I want you to answer this question first, “What accomplishments happened in 2019 and what are you proud of?”. Even though it may have not been the year of your dreams, I know for sure you did something in that year that impacted someone else in a positive way. Keep doing YOU.

My Collaboration with “From Rachel”

Good morning beautiful souls, it’s Friday and you know what that means, let the weekend begin! What are your plans? I am currently going to spend time with the family, probably stay all cozy and warm as well! I am almost done all of my Christmas shopping, and did most of it online which has been fun! Usually when it comes to Christmas shopping I dedicate a few weekends to go to the mall, rush around the large heap of people and try go gather my sanity back…. it’s tough and usually gives me a lot of anxiety not going to lie! However, this year I did a majority of my Christmas shopping online and have been pleasantly surprised with how many beautiful things I have found! I highly recommend purchasing some of your gifts online, you save yourself the rush of everyone, and also you can be in the comfort of your own home, with a cup of tea or coffee! I love this.

“Let’s ask Rachel!”

One company that I recommend checking out this holiday season is “From Rachel”. I found this adorable company on Instagram and was super excited to take part in a collaboration with them! This company is a woman’s clothing store, more specifically selling absolutely GORGEOUS tights…. like flawless. I am not going to lie, I have never really worn tights too much with dresses or skirts, I just didn’t really know how to style them, wear them, or what shoes to wear with them as well! I didn’t really care too much about fashion back in the day, let alone how I presented myself. Can we just start off by saying, “I have been missing out”. I can not get over how classy a pair of tights can pull together an outfit. These tights you guys, are so sexy, chic and stunning with outfits. I was gifted two beautiful fashionable pair of tights that literally suit my style so well, I couldn’t believe it!

“The secret of style is to feel good in what you wear”

The first pair that I was gifted were these flattering “Over-the-Knee Lace Crown Tights”. These tights have a faux lace finish which own my heart completely, I have received numerous compliments on this gorgeous pair! I simply paired this with an over-sized classy bow sweater, but the possibilities are endless when it comes to styling these! You can wear a gorgeous holiday dress, or a high-waisted skirt and be the talk of the room! These tights retail for $20.00, and are literally a must have in your wardrobe! These are honestly going to be my go to holiday looks and can even be such a cute “holiday gift for her” or for your significant other.

The second pair of tights that I was gifted were these adorable, “Glitter Tights”. I absolutely love anything in relation to glitter….like completely. I think sparkly products are so stunning, and they make me so happy! I think these tights are flawless! Heck let’s be real, I think every single pair of tights that this company sells are extremely fashionable and so chic! I paired these tights with a turtle neck black dress, super cute for the holidays or for family gatherings! These tights retail for $19.00 on the website.

“Style and confidence requires knowing yourself and wearing what you feel best in”

“Like….. can we appreciate the glitter on these tights?!”

I honestly can’t get enough of these tights and can’t wait to explore some of the other designs! When it comes to the holiday season, I love getting all dolled up, looking nice, and feeling all the festive vibes for sure! I honestly wish I started incorporating tights into my wardrobe a long time ago but I was so new to them, I wasn’t too sure which ones would look good! I can for sure emphasize how much I recommend for you beauts to try these out for yourself! They are super stunning, and there are so many designs to choose from! I think my favourite would have to be the “Over-the-Knee Crown Lace tights”! They are so unique, different, and can you say SEXY?!

“Holiday parties here I come!”

I am also super excited to throw in an amazing discount code for you beauts to use as well which is valid until the end of the year! Simply type in, “ALYSSAHOTRUM20” at checkout for 20% off all regular price e-shop orders! How amazing is that!? What are you beauts waiting for? It’s time to feel sexy, sassy and chic, it’s time to focus on you! It’s time to feel good about what you are wearing, it’s feeling sexy when you look in the mirror, and it’s about feeling your best! I love this company, and highly recommend checking out their Instagram page at “@fromrachel” or their website at “www.fromrachel.com”. Did I also mention that you can sign up for the Subscription service as well!? You can get 50% off your first box with a two box commitment! Simply get two pairs of tights regularly $27.50 for only $13.75! Love this!

I want to personally take the time to thank this wonderful company for allowing me to collaborate with you guys! You offer such stunning pieces, and I can not wait to wear these to family holiday gatherings in the near future! I hope everyone has a beautiful Friday and an amazing weekend!

My Collaboration with “Vionic Canada”

Good morning beautiful souls! I hope everyone is having an amazing start to their week so far! I want to welcome you if you are new to my channel or if you are coming back to visit welcome back! I have been nonstop busy these past couple of weeks in regards to blogging, Christmas shopping and Christmas festivities! I love the holiday season for so many reasons! First, I love buying and picking out presents for loved ones. Second, I love spending time being cozy all snuggled up on the couch with the Christmas tree all lit up. Lastly, I love dressing up for holiday festivities! One thing for sure is you have to have a gorgeous pair of shoes to rock your outfit. I absolutely love fashion, and I love trying out new styles and putting new outfits together. One company that I simply can’t get enough of when it comes to footwear is “Vionic Canada”. I am super stoked to share with you beauts that I recently collaborated with this stunning company! YAY!

I tell you….. it’s something about a good pair of shoes.

Let me just start off by asking one simple question… have you checked out their website yet!? There are shoes for every single occasion and they are all FLAWLESS. We are talking cozy slippers. dress shoes, running shoes, even cute pairs of booties! I was so fortunate to be gifted a pair of these Black Leather “Madeline Ankle Boots”. These boots are so adorable, and I adore the little tassel on the side! I love how these are the perfect height too! The heel is not too tall and they are super comfortable to walk in! There are three different colours and materials to choose from; black leather, chocolate leather, and Greige Suede. All the colours are to die for and the neutrals literally can go with any outfit!

“Good shoes take you good places”

These cute ankle boots can be paired with so many different outfits, but I am absolutely digging them with these black tights and leather jacket. These shoes are originally $249.95 but are currently on sale for $159.99! Like YES PLEASE!

The fact that there are size 11’s… I am on cloud nine!

I don’t know about you beauts but when I pair a cute outfit with an amazing pair of shoes, I literally feel on top of the world…. hands down! I recently wore this outfit while going shopping for Christmas presents and received multiple compliments! I couldn’t believe how comfy these boots were too, wow! I highly recommend checking out their website and grabbing a pair for yourself, super cute for holiday festivities or parties you may have coming up!

“I automatically have a good day if I’m wearing a cute pair of shoes”

I want to personally take the time to thank “Vionic Canada” for allowing me to collaborate with your amazing company, you guys are the best! Thank you for having the cutest pairs of shoes & in bigger sizes…… horray for size 11’s! Be sure to follow this company on Instagram at “@vioniccanada” or check out their website at “www.vionicshoes.ca”.

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a fabulous pair of shoes…”

I hope all of you guys have an amazing rest of your week! Don’t work too hard and make sure you put some time aside for some self care! Have a fantastic day!

My Collaboration with “Zavida Coffee”

Rise & shine beautiful souls, today is a new day!

Good morning beauts, I hope you all are having a wonderful day so far filled with tons of positive energy and vibes! I have been trying hard to convert myself into more of a morning person but I tell you… with these winter months… it is SO hard to get out of bed in the morning, am I right? I always get up each morning around 6:00 a.m on weekdays, and try to start my day, half asleep usually! One thing about my job is that I have to wake up early each morning, but that’s not always a bad thing. One, because I can get a lot of things accomplished and done in the morning, and two, I have my life saver to look forward to! One word….coffee.

Tis the season to stay warm & cozy!

It’s so funny because I was a tea girl before I was a coffee girl, but after working with children, I became a coffee girl….crazy how that works eh!? I really do enjoy making a cup of coffee and bringing it to work with me. It really does start my day off in the right direction, but it helps so much when the coffee tastes phenomenal. I am super excited to share that I recently collaborated with an amazing coffee company called, “Zavida Coffee”. I am blessed to have this wonderful opportunity and could not say no…. Coffee is my life! I was so happy to try out a few flavours for you beauts! There is honestly nothing better than being all cozy, sipping on your coffee, and staying warm in these winter months. I was recently gifted two different kinds of coffee from this beautiful company, as well as a mini syrup to add into my my coffee! So sweet!

Did someone say Coffee?!

Within my package I received two different flavours of coffees. The first is this beautiful, “Costa Rican Cielo Alto” coffee. I received these packages in the single serve coffee cups because I own a Keurig at home! This one tastes so delicious! You receive 24 cups in the package, and this flavour is from the fertile volcanic soul of Costa Rica. This well-defined and medium-bodied coffee is super yummy on it’s own or with a flavour shot added to it! This coffee also has a sweet aftertaste to it, simply with floral notes. This coffee retails for $17.95, and is perfect for sitting at home or bringing to work!

“Coffee in one hand, confidence in the other”

I absolutely love pairing this coffee with my “Cinnamon Bun” unsweetened mini syrup. BEAUTS…. this honestly tastes like heaven in a mug, and it smells DELISH. I look forward to putting this little fella into my drinks such as hot chocolates, coffees, mochas, you name it! What I absolutely adore about this product is that these syrups contain zero sugar, zero artificial/ natural sweeteners, zero calories, zero gluten and zero allergens. I love the taste of the Cinnamon Bun! It literally tastes like there’s a cinnamon bun right in my mug! Simply dispense two pumps of the syrup into one 12oz cup of your fresh brewed coffee! This product retails for $19.95 and comes in many other flavours as well, such as: French Vanilla, Caramel Royale, Hazelnut, Hazelnut Vanilla, Irish Cream, English Toffee and so many others! This is for sure one of my go tos!

Anything Cinnamon Bun flavoured calls my name!

The last product that I received was probably my favourite one out of the bunch! I simply can get enough of the, “Creme Brulee” coffee. Yes you heard me…. CREME BRULEE…. pardon me. I was so beyond excited to try out this coffee for myself, and it honestly tastes as good as it sounds. I am for a super yummy flavoured coffee, especially one that reminds me of Christmas! This coffee is the single serve coffee cups and there are 24 of them in the pack. There is a beautiful richness of Vanilla Cream as well as the sweet aroma of caramelized sugar (is your mouth watering yet!?). I love getting into my jammies or your cozy comfy clothes and sipping on this yummy coffee blend! Did I mention that when purchasing coffee packages from Zavida Coffee, one tree will be planted? YUPP. I absolutely adore that and think that is amazing! Yay Zavida Coffee! This product retails for $17.95 in store, and you can also choose which coffee blend you would prefer either; single serve, whole bean & ground or wholesale. There are so many delicious coffee flavours to try out for yourselves!

“Coffee; liquid that smells like fresh ground heaven”

Everyday calls for a yummy cup of coffee!

I want to personally take the time to thank Zavida Coffee for allowing me to collaborate with your amazing company, you guys are fantastic! This is by far one of my favourite coffee companies! (I drink a ton of coffee!). I am hooked on all of the products and can not wait to try more of the products out for myself! If you are a coffee lover like myself, you need to get your hands on these products! Be sure to follow “@zavidacoffeeroasters” on Instagram or go to their website at “www.zavida.ca”. Let me know if you beauts try any of these amazing coffees for yourselves, I am super curious how some of the other blends taste!

Be sure to use my personal discount code, “ALYSSAH10” for 10% off the entire store!

I hope everyone enjoys the rest of their week! Stay positive, stay focused & keep sippin’!

Reviewing the “Monat Advanced Hydrating Hair Care Collection”

Hair care products? Heck yes I’m in!


Good Morning beauts, I hope you are all having a wonderful Wednesday so far, you are halfway through the week! You got this guys! This has been a great week so far, thank goodness, filled with lots of deep thinking and trying to relax the body. Since Christmas is fast approaching, and the holidays are right around the corner, often we become so stressed out and forget to put time aside for ourselves. The last thing I completely forget about caring for is my hair to be honest! I have used just boring normal shampoo and conditioner or sometimes I use my purple shampoo to tone the blonde in my hair. I have never really been the type of girl to really put an arm and a leg into my haircare routine….. until NOW.

“I like my products like I like my people. Nontoxic”.

Beauts, I recently tried the “Advanced Hydrating Hair Care Collection” from Monat. I have tried some products in the past from Monat, and really enjoyed them! This is my first time trying this collection and I have to say….wow. Having blonde hair, doing my purple treatments, and styling my hair each day takes a huge toll on it. I have started using these three products; the shampoo, conditioner and the super moisture masque and have absolutely been loving it! The smell of these products you guys is to die for. Honestly it reminds me a tad bit of a cologne smell and I am not complaining whatsoever. I literally have candles in my room that smell like guys…. no big deal…. that scent is just heavenly! I honestly have been looking forward to my baths and hair care routine now!

brb beauts…… call me when you need me…

Start by using the “Advanced Hydrating Shampoo“, lather and leave this product in for 1-2 minutes. When you are done, simply repeat this step again. The first wash removes excess dirt and grime from your hair, while the second wash gets your hair super clean! GUYS…. can I just emphasize how much this shampoo lathers in the second wash…. just wow. I literally can feel my hair getting clean, it’s unreal! I didn’t think I would be this excited about a shampoo in my life….. someone pinch me?! After using the shampoo you are going to take the “Advanced Hydrating Conditioner” and apply this on your hair for 1-2 minutes. This leaves my hair feeling so smooth! I love it so much!

Afterwards, you can apply the “Super Moisture Masque” to your hair 1-2 times per week. Apply this product to clean, towel dried hair. Be sure to leave this product on your hair for at least 5 to ten minutes allowing it to fully absorb. Rinse the masque off afterwards and voila! You are on your way to soft, healthy and beautiful hair. I honestly have been trying to take better care of my hair and skin in these harsh winter months. This has been working wonders for me, and I am so happy I received these products to try out!

“It’s okay to be a little obsessed with your hair…”

“I have never been this excited about a shampoo before!”

I am beyond grateful to have had the wonderful opportunity to try out this line for you guys! If you beauts are interested in trying out some Monat products for yourself simply message my friend Catherine Anne Black on Facebook or Instagram. You can dm her at “@cather1neann3” or find her on Facebook “Catherine Black“. She is super helpful when it comes to all the Monat products and would be more than willing to help you out! I hope you beauts try some of these products for yourself and if you do let me know what you think!

Direct Message: “@cather1neann3

I hope you all have a wonderful rest of your week! Enjoy your Wednesday !

Canadian Beauty Box “Winter” Review



“LIVE, LOVE, SHOP LOCAL”

Good Morning beautiful souls and welcome back to my channel, I am so so happy to have you here with me, especially on a Friday! I am so excited that it is finally the weekend, thank goodness man! It has been an absolute week let me tell you! Now it’s time to enjoy the weekend and the plans that arfe ahead! I have some fun plans ahead that I can not wait for! But today, I am so excited to share a collaboration that I have been working on for you beauts! I have been given the wonderful opportunity to review this gorgeous subscription box for the Winter from “Canadian Beauty Box”. This company fits me so perfectly, as they feature beauty, fashion and lifestyle products in their boxes. As you beauts know, I am a passionate beauty, fashion and lifestyle blogger so this is golden! I honestly can not hide my excitement in this blog post! I am super stoked to share more about this company with you guys, and the goodies featured in this “winter” box! Shall we get started?!

Can we just take two seconds to acknowledge how adorable this box looks?!

I absolutely LOVE supporting local companies, especially when they are Canadian! Go Canada Go! I am excited this company is from Oakville Ontario, so that is pretty neat! How this company and subscription works is when you enter on the website, you have two payment options to choose from. You can choose to have one season subscription which retails for $69.95, or you can choose the one annual subscription which retails for $249.95. Once you have chosen, you are all set to go! Simply wait for your box to arrive! It’s that simple! Did I mention it’s free Canadian shipping? YUPP. Now what’s in this winter box you may be wondering…?

The product that I want to share with you beauts first is this moisturizing body bar. This bar is absolutely heavenly and feels amazing on your skin. Especially since the winter weather is approaching and the cold weather can create such dry skin. I love putting aside some self care time, and apply this on my body. These bars are made from unrefined food-grade cocoa butter and fair-trade, organic, refined shea butter. These bars are solid at room temperature but then honestly melt when they come into contact with skin. I know what you beauts may be thinking…does this product feel greasy on your skin? Absolutely not and that is what I adore about this! This “NYLA” moisturizing bar retails for $13.00.

The next goody that I am going to be talking about are these super adorable “Canadian Beauty” cabin socks that are the cutest when it comes to the winter season (these are shown up on the first picture). I don’t know about you beauts, but I love socks that are this style, especially when they keep your feet toasty warm as well! Can you say yes please? These socks are created by “K8 Creative Designs”.They give off such a cozy vibe and retail for $15.00.

The third product that I have been absolutely loving in the winter box is this “Nat’s Organic Lab Matcha Lip Balm”. I don’t know about you beauts, but I love a really good moisturizing lip balm in these harsh winter months. My lips are always insanely dry, and nobody has time for them cracked dry lips....am I right? I love the smell and feeling of this balm, it is super gentle. This product is made with 100% Japanese Matcha and other ingredients that will help your lips out immensely! When I say that I carry this product in my purse at ALL times… that is an understatement! Hands down. This product retails for $9.50.

“Hello weekend, I am glad you are here!”

For all you beauty and makeup lovers out there, this one is for YOU! I absolutely adore my makeup and can not get enough of lip products in general. I find adding some sort of lipstick to your makeup routine just enhances your look 100%! I am all for a great red lip with the holidays fast approaching. I think this looks so classy, especially with all the different festivities you may have planned! I am hooked you guys on this “Tin Feather Cosmetics Velvet Lipstick in the shade, “Viola”. GUYS….. GUYS…. can we just take two seconds to address how stunning this colour is! It is a beautiful soft raspberry red shade. This lipstick is super moisturizing and will not feel like your lips are drying out. I have tried numerous red lipsticks in the past but they have always dried out my lips making them look awful after a few hours! Not with this little guy. I can’t get over how flawless my lips look and how beautiful the packaging is as well! This is a must HAVE. This is a full coverage product and retails for $20.00.

I am a huge sucker for stunning earrings, anyone else?

I can’t get enough of these super adorable “NewBorn Feathers 8mm Earrings”. Honestly, these danty sparkly earrings are the absolute cutest! You beauts know I am all about my jewlery and fashion pieces always. These earrings can be paired with literally any outfit look that you had in mind! That is what I adore about these! This product retails for $29.00.

“Let’s support one another!”

The next two products that I want to share with you guys are the “Clean Organics Rose Chamomile Facial Toner”, and the “Design Me Hair, Fab Me”. I love both of these products so much! The toner is so refreshing, and it is super calming! I use this product after cleansing my face and before moisturizing my facial skin. This product is very therapeutic and can be used for the daytime or night time. This can also be used under your makeup or even on top for a refresher. This product retails for $22.00.

The other product is amazing for your hair! The Fab Me treatment has 18 benefits included in it which is amazing! This amazing product helps with colour fade protection, split end smoother, breakage prevention, free radical and heat damage protection, a revitalizer for hair’s natural protective layer, helps with detangling, static reduction and frizz control just to name a few! Holy heck that is unreal, sign me up for all of that! I love this product a ton and have been using it everyday nonstop! This one retails for $24.50.

I am a lashes kind of gal…..sign me up!

Last but not least, is this “LIp Service Beauty You GROW GIRL LASH ELIXIR”. This product is unreal for strengthening and lengthening your lashes with this natural and vegan mixture made up of castor oil, vitamin E and fractionated coconut oil. You can even use this product on your eyebrows as well which is amazing! This product works best when applied at night time as there is oil within it. This wonderful product retails for $25.00.

So my gorgeous souls, this is the end of the review! I hope you all enjoyed hearing about the lovely local beauty, fashion and lifestyle products located in this winter subscription box! I want to personally thank the Canadian Beauty Box for allowing me to collaborate with you guys, you all are amazing and have such gorgeous products located in your boxes! I was honoured to review this winter box! Be sure to use my personal discount code, “ALYSSA” at checkout for 20% off your order! Be sure to check out their company on Instagram at “@canadianbeautybox” or their website at “www.canadianbeautybox.com“. What are you waiting for? Happy black friday shopping beauts!