The Ten Commandments of Curvy Girl Style: The Update!

It has been a fair few years since I wrote one of my more popular posts, The Ten Commandments of Curvy Girl Style (a post that was written to encourage curvy women everywhere to celebrate their bodies and dress them with love), and I thought that it was high time for me to revisit that…

👜What Fits in My Handbag ? 👜 

I have been loving ‘What’s in my handbag?’ videos for a very long time. I probably haven’t been watching these kinds of videos for as long as I have been shopping, however, I have been watching them for as long as I have been blogging here (and I can’t believe that I haven’t done a…

My Perfume & Body Oil Collection

I have come to understand that I have sensitive skin. Unfortunately, it is prone to scratches, rashes, and cracked-dry situations if I am not careful (and I am as careful as one can be). So before, when I would get regular perfumes, I would try and spray just my clothes. But you know what? The…

Getting My Skin Ready For Warmer Weather

To be quite honest with you, Winter kind of ravaged my skin. I have been trying some lotions and potions (from the skincare and food isles) to get it together again, and I have found that everything that I have tried has been just OK. But if I am meant to be wearing shoulder and…

A New Year Update On What I’m Putting In My Hair

You might remember that last year I did a post where I talked about what I was putting in my hair now. In that post, I share products that I was using (some of which were discontinued), and I also talked about branching out to try new things (because frankly, I had no choice). Well,…

How To Shave Better: Tips & Tricks

It’s that strange time of year where it’s still too cold to get your legs out but it also might be time – if you have a man or a woman in your life that you want to show off for – to get your legs out. And, if you’re a guy who likes to…

📓✍️ Gratitude Journaling📓✍️

We all have ups and downs in life, don’t we? We all have moments that put the biggest smiles on our faces, butterflies in our stomachs, and moments that make us feel so much pain. We all get through it,  the good times and the bad times, with the help of friends and family. That’s…

Getting Back Into Shape

Photo by Cyril Saulnier on Unsplash 2012: 2013: The last four images are from one of my Instagram accounts. Follow me at @adaoraaaa @whatiadaoradid Between 2011 and 2012 I was in the best shape of my life. I walked a lot, I ate as cleanly as possible, and I was at my best physically. Somehow, between the first…

Unseen Beauty Essentials 

We all have routines which get our days started or end them. Between those routines, or right in the middle of them, are products which make those routines possible. I thought that I would share mine with you. Here they are: #1. Lip balm I’ve used many lip balms, but none have been as moisturizing…

Dave Lackie Shiseido VIP Dinner & Talk

Last night Dave Lackie (Beauty Editor and Cityline Contributor) hosted a VIP experience for a group of us. We drank, ate, and listened as Dave and Shisiedo Canada’s Marketing/Business head told us all about the technology of the free swag we all made out like bandits with. Shisiedo’s sunscreen actually becomes more protective when in…