Our last weekend in Vancouver was a busy one. I got back to Spirit Park for some much-loved forest bathing, hit the bookstore, had a fabulous dinner at Provence, and attended the symphony.
I love the Orpheum Theater here in Vancouver because it’s intimate enough to feel close in no matter where you sit. The downside is my husband has trouble getting enough legroom, so we’ll need to be sure to get him an aisle seat going forward.
Quick Clean Beauty Routine
While I put my makeup on for the Symphony, I made this little video showing what I was using and how. There is music on this one, so if you’re in public, you might want to turn the volume down.
The products are all listed here if you’re interested.
Back to basics
My weak nails are a constant battle. In part because of my Thryoid issues plus I was just not blessed with strong nails. I refuse to commit to wearing arcylics and had no success with gel nails. I did have great success with the this Dazzle Dry system, but the minute I stopped keeping them coated all the time, they broke off.
I picked up a bottle of this Nail Tek which I used years ago and am finding my nails have stopped peeling. They’re not long or glamourous, but I’m happy with the results. Once I get home, I’ll probably go back to the Dazzle Dry which does fall closer to a clean beauty product that this Nail Tek.
Save or Splurge
I’m a big fan of the quiet luxury “trend” that’s not really a trend but a chosen way of dressing. Quiet luxury emphasizes understated elegance, quality, and timelessness over flashy logos, bold designs, and conspicuous consumption
The term was coined last year, and it continues to be popular this year. Most quiet luxury wardrobes revolve around neutrals but let’s look at a save or splurge outfit today with some subtle color.
This look starts with a pale blue shirt with ruffle edging along the collar. I added navy pants, two-tone loafers, a tan belt, tan bag, and gold tone earrings and necklace
I find the difference is pretty subtle for most pieces. What do you think? The save comes in around $150 and the spurge is closer to $6,000.
Was there one thing that tipped you off. Are you a fan of quiet luxury dressing?